OMIS Lab Director

Dr. Shima Fardad

Dr. Shima Fardad has a BS in Physics and MS and PhD in Photonics and is currently an Assistant Professor at the EECS department at the University of Kansas. With the Institute for Information Sciences at KU, she has established a photonics research lab named OMIS (Optical Microscopy, Imaging and Spectroscopy), where she studies light-matter interaction phenomena, spectroscopy and imaging techniques both for fundamental science and interdisciplinary applications extending to biotechnology and material science. She has developed a laser engineering lab course at the EECS department at KU where students build different laser systems and demonstrate their applications.