Michael Berns

Michael Berns

Distinguished Professor Emeritus
Distinguished Professor Emeritus (Joint Appointment)
Beckman Laser Institute
(949) 824-6291
(949) 824-8413

Samueli School of Engineering
University of California, Irvine
Irvine, CA 92697


B.S., Cornell University, Biology, 1964
M.S., Cornell University, Biology, 1966
Ph.D., Cornell University, Biology, 1968

The application of lasers and associated optical technologies in biology, medicine, and biomedical engineering: laser tissue interactions, laser microbeam studies on cell structure and function, development of photonics-based biomedical instrumentation, and clinical research in oncology, fertility, and ophthalmology