Welcome to the Laboratory of Applied Computational Imaging (LACI)!
Our group is dedicated to the development of novel optical imaging techniques and devices for physics and biomedicine.
Our group is always open to students (undergraduate internship and graduate research assistantship) and postdocs (fellowship). Please email your resume to Prof. Jinyang Liang (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you are interested in joining us.
2023/05/08 – Miao Liu receives the Prize for Best Talk – Biomedical in the 2023 CQMF/QCAM meeting. Congratulations!
2023/05/08 – Patrick Kilcullen receives the TD Assurance Travel Grant from INRS to attend the 2023 Optica Imaging Congress. Congratulations!
2023/04/27 – Yingming Lai receives a scholarship from the programme de bourses d’excellence pour étudiants étrangers (PBEEE) of FRQNT. Congratulations!
2023/04/26 – LACI receives funding support from NSERC I2I program to develop the SPI-ASAP technique.
2023/04/25 – Patrick Kilcullen successfully defended his thesis. Congratulations, Dr. Kilcullen!!
2023/02/01 – Cheng Jiang won the Best Student Paper Award in 2023 SPIE Photonics West OPTO “Emerging Digital Micromirror Device Based Systems and Applications XV” Conference for their paper on Dynamic three-dimensional imaging with cubic-meter-level measurement volume using multi-scale band-limited illumination profilometry. Congratulations!
2023/02/01 – Mr. Andrés Jerez from the Universidad Industrial de Santander visits LACI for 5 months. Welcome/Bienvenue!
2023/01/13 – Miguel Marquez joins LACI as a postdoctoral fellow. Welcome/Bienvenue!
2022/12/22 – LACI holds the annual year-end group gathering. We enjoyed great Indian food at Jabeen’s Cuisine and watched Avatar 2 at Cinéma Banque Scotia Montréal. Happy Holidays / Joyeuses Fêtes!
2022/12/22 – Patrick Kilcullen’s paper on “Compressed ultrahigh-speed single-pixel imaging by swept aggregate patterns” is published in Nature Communications [link]. Congratulations!!
2022/11/15 – LACI receives funding support from NSERC I2I Phase 1B program to continue developing the COSUP technique.
2022/10/26 – LACI receives funding support from the Centre d’optique, photonique et lasers (COPL) to strengthen international collaborations.
2022/10/03 – Madhu Beniwal joins LACI as a Ph.D. student. Welcome/Bienvenue!
2020/08/11 – Xianglei Liu receives 2021 Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-financed Students Abroad. Congratulations!
2020/08/02 – Jinyang Liang is designated as a Senior Member of the International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE). [link]
2022/07/30 – LACI enjoys great food in Benihana Montreal. Great Summer / Bon été!
2022/07/17 – Miguel Marquez and Yingming Lai’s paper on “Deep-learning supervised snapshot compressive imaging enabled by an end-to-end adaptive neural network” is published in IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing [link]. Congratulations!!
2022/05/20 – Photos from the 2022 INRS Graduation Ceremony. Congratulations again to Xianglei and Yingming on the degrees and the award.
2022/05/19 – Cheng Jiang’s paper on multi-scale band-limited illumination profilometry (MS-BLIP) is published in Optics Express. Congratulations! [link]
2022/05/05 – Mr. Hans Yecid Garcia Arenas from the Universidad Industrial de Santander (Colombia) visits LACI for 3 months. Welcome/Bienvenue!!
2022/05/02 – Jinyang Liang is interviewed by Senior Member Insights of Optics & Photonics News. [link]
2022/04/20 – Yingming Lai receives the 2021-2022 Best Mater’s Thesis Prize (PRIX POUR LE MEILLEUR MÉMOIRE DE MAÎTRIS). Congratulations!! [link]
2022/04/13 – Siqi Wang receives the first prize in the 2022 INRS-EMT Master’s Seminar (1er Prix Séminaire de Maîtrise). Congratulations!!
2022/04/04 – Xianglei Liu successfully defended his thesis and become the first Ph.D. from LACI. Congratulations, Dr. Liu!!
2022/01/28 – Dr. Samik Roy Moulik joins LACI as a postdoctoral fellow. Welcome/Bienvenue!!
2022/01/20 – Our work on high-speed 3D profilometry is featured in Vision Systems Design magazine [link].
2022/01/04 – LACI receives funding support from NSERC I2I Phase 1 program.
2021/12/23 – Happy Holidays / Joyeuses Fêtes!
2021/11/24 – Jingdan Liu’s work on DECALF imaging is included in OPN’s Optics in 2021 [link]. Congratulations!
2021/11/18 – Xianglei Liu’s paper on single-shot machine-learning assisted real-time (SMART) ultrahigh-speed imaging is published in Photonics Research [link]. Congratulations!
2021/11/16 – Xianglei Liu’s paper on single-shot photoluminescence lifetime imaging thermometry (SPLIT) is published in Nature Communications [link]. Congratulations!
Selective media coverage: [CISION] [optics.org] [NBIC+] [CBC-Let’s Go]
2021/10/04 – Jingdan Liu receives the le prix Relève étoile Louis-Berlinguet – September 2021. Congratulations! [link]
2021/09/07 – Siqi Wang joins LACI as a Master’s student. Welcome/Bienvenue!
2021/08/27 – Jinyang Liang receives the Prix d’excellence de la relève from the University of Quebec system.
[Announcement] [INRS news] [Video]
2021/07/30 – Jinyang Liang is designated as a Senior Member of the Optical Society of America. [link]
2021/07/09 – Happy summer/Bon été!! LACI team enjoyed the first group luncheon since the end of 2019.
2021/07/01 – Miao Liu joins LACI as a Ph.D. student. Welcome/Bienvenue!
2021/06/28 – Jinyang Liang’s book chapter on ultrafast optical imaging is published in Handbook of Laser Technology and Applications.
2021/06/01 – LACI receives funding support from the New Frontier Research Fund.
2021/05/20 – Yingming Lai receives the le prix Relève étoile Louis-Berlinguet – April 2021. Congratulations! [link]
2021/04/14 – Cheng Jiang and Patrick Kilcullen won the Best Student Paper Award in 2021 SPIE Photonics West OPTO “Emerging Digital Micromirror Device Based Systems and Applications XIII” Conference for their paper on High-speed three-dimensional surface measurement using band-limited illumination profilometry (BLIP). Congratulations!
2021/04/07 – Patrick Kilcullen’s image was selected by Optics & Photonics News as the Image of the Week [link]. Congratulations!
2021/03/31 – Yingming Lai’s paper on compressed ultrafast tomographic imaging (CUTI) using passive spatiotemporal projections is published in Optics Letters [link]. Congratulations!
2021/02/23 – LACI receives funding support from CCS Spark program.
2021/01/31 – Jingdan Liu’s paper on Coded-aperture broadband light field imaging using digital micromirror devices is published in Optica [link]. Congratulations!
Selected media reports include: News Break and News Medical.
2021/01/28 – LACI receives funding support from NSERC I2I Market Study program.
2020/10/29 – Cheng Jiang and Patrick Kilcullen’s paper on on high-speed dual-view band-limited illumination profilometry using temporally interlaced acquisition is published in Photonics Research [link].
2020/10/29 – Jinyang Liang’s review on single-shot coded-aperture optical imaging is published in Reports on Progress in Physics [link].
2020/10/16 – LACI receives funding support from NSERC I2I Phase 1 program.
2020/10/16 – Jinyang Liang’s paper on single-shot stereo-polarimetric compressed ultrafast photography is published in Nature Communications [link].
2020/10/11 – Yingming Lai’s paper on single-shot ultraviolet compressed ultrafast photography is published in Laser & Photonics Reviews and featured as the front cover [link]. Congratulations!
Selected news reports include
2020/09/18 – Patrick Kilcullen’s paper on camera-free three-dimensional dual photography is published in Optics Express [link]. Congratulations!
2020/09/14 – LACI receives funding support from Mitacs Accelerate.
2020/07/27 – Cheng Jiang receives China Scholarship Council (CSC) Doctoral Scholarship[Press release]. Congratulations!
2020/06/14 – LACI receives two NSERC Alliance grants.
2020/05/14 – Xianglei Liu receive 2020 SPIE Optics and Photonics Education Scholarship [Press release]. Congratulations!
2020/03/06 – LACI receives funding support from the Quebec-Columbia collaboration program of Ministère des Relations internationales et de la Francophonie (MRIF).
2020/02/10 – Cheng Jiang and Patrick Kilcullen’s paper about real-time high-speed band-limited illumination profilometry (BLIP) is published in Optics Letters [link]. Congratulations!
2020/02/10 – LACI received I2I Market Study grant from NSERC.
2019/12/20 – Happy Holidays!! LACI team enjoyed great Chinese food at Papa Jackie.
2019/09/13 – To celebrate the 50th anniversary of INRS, we welcome 179 students from the Carrefour High School to INRS-EMT to tour labs and enjoy BBQ. Xianglei Liu presented the world’s fastest camera.
2019/09/08 – Yingming Lai joins LACI as a M.Sc. student. Welcome/Bienvenue!
2019/07/18 – Qianwan Yang and Xiaowen Shi join LACI as 2019 Mitacs interns. Welcome/Bienvenue!
2019/07/05 – Patrick Kilcullen receives NSERC Postgraduate Scholarships-Doctoral. Congratulations!
2019/06/03 – Jinyang Liang receives the Young Scientist Award from the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP). Congratulations!
2019/05/09 – Jinyang Liang receives FRQS Research Scholarship. Congratulations!
2019/05/07 – LACI receives the RTI grant from NSERC.
2019/05/01 – Jinyang Liang is appointed as an Associate Editor of OSA’s Photonics Research.
2019/04/17 – Jiang Cheng received the first place prize in the INRS-EMT Master seminar competition. Congratulations!
2019/04/17 – Haojia Sun joins LACI as an undergraduate intern. Welcome/Bienvenue!
2019/03/07 – Xianglei Liu’s paper on compressed optical-streaking ultra-high-speed photography has been published in Optics Letters. It is featured on OSA’s front page. Congratulations!
2019/01/24 – Jinyang Liang is a Co-chair of Subcommittee 11: Optical Imaging, Display and Storage of 2019 Optics Frontier – The International Conference on Information Optics and Photonics (CIOP) (Xi’an, China on 7~10 August 2019). He is soliciting talks and paper submissions. [Flyer]
2018/12/21 – Happy Holidays!! LACI team enjoyed hot pots at Little Sheep Mongolian.
2018/12/13 – Cheng Jiang receives SPIE Student Travel Grant Award to attend Photonics West 2019. Congratulations!
2018/11/22 – LACI’s first paper by the leading author Xianglei Liu on compressed ultrafast transmission electron imaging has been published in Micron. Big congratulations!!
2018/11/21 – Our work on the trillion-frame-per-second compressed ultrafast photography (T-CUP) has been included in OPN’s Optics in 2018! [Link]
2018/10/20 – Our work on the trillion-frame-per-second compressed ultrafast photography (T-CUP) has received extensive media attention worldwide. Please see selected news reports below:
2018/09/12 – Jinyang Liang’s review paper in single-shot ultrafast optical imaging is published in Optica.