Michael Berns

Michael Berns

Distinguished Professor
Distinguished Professor (Joint Appointment)
Beckman Laser Institute
(949) 824-6291
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The Henry Samueli School of Engineering
University of California, Irvine
Irvine, CA 92697-1475


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