Tuan Vo-Dinh, Primary Faculty  


https://bme.duke.edu/faculty/tuan-vo-dinh

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Web Pages: http://www.vodinh.pratt.duke.edu
Vo-Dinh Lab
http://www.fitzpatrick.duke.edu

Fitzpatrick Institute for Photonics
http://bme.duke.edu/faculty/tuan-vo-dinh
Curriculum Vitae

Education:

Ph.D., Swiss Federal Institute of Technology-ETH Zurich (Switzerland), 1975
PhD, Biophysical Chemistry, ETH (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology), Zurich, Switzerland, 1975
B.S., Swiss Federal Institute of Technology-EPFL Lausanne (Switzerland), 1971
BS, Physics, EPFL (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology), Lausanne, Switzerland, 1970
Research Interests:

See details in Vo-Dinh Research Group Webpage: http://www.vodinh.pratt.duke.edu

Specialties:

Photonics
Biophotonics
Nanoscience
Nanomaterial manufacturing and characterization
Sensing and Sensor Systems
Plasmonics
Awards, Honors, and Distinctions

President’s Award, SPIE
Sir George Stokes Award, Royal Society of Chemistry
Elected Fellow, National Academy of Inventors
Fellow (NAI), National Academy of Inventors
- Award on Spectrochemical Analysis, American Chemical Society, 2011
Award on Spectrochemical Analysis, American Chemical Society, Division of Analytical Chemistry
- R. Eugene and Susie E. Goodson Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University, 2007
Fellows, American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering
- Director’s Award for Outstanding Accomplishments in Science and Technology, UT-Battelle, 2003
- Distinguished Inventors Award, Battelle Memorial Institute, 2003
- Distinguished Scientist of the Year Award, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, 2003
Director’s Award for Outstanding Accomplishments in Science and Technology, UT-Battelle
Distinguished Inventors Award, Battelle Memorial Institute
Distinguished Scientist of the Year Award, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Fellow, International Society for Optics and Photonics
RD-100 Award for Most Technologically Significant Advance in R&D (Multifunctional Biochip), R&D Magazine, 1999
- Lockheed Martin Commercialization Award, Lockheed Martin, 1998
Lockheed Martin Commercialization Award, Lockheed Martin Corporation
- AMSE Award, American Museum of Science and Technology (BiOptics), April, 1997
- BER-50 Award for Exceptional Service for a Health Citizenry, US Department of Energy, 1997
AMSE Award, American Museum of Science and Technology (BiOptics Technology), American Museum of Science and Technology
BER-50 Award for Exceptional Service for a Health Citizenry, U.S. Department of Energy
- Inventor of the Year Award, Tennessee Inventors Association, 1996
Inventor of the Year Award, Tennessee Inventors Association
RD-100 Award for Most Technologically Significant Advance in R&D (SERS Gene Probe), R&D Magazine, 1996
- Award for Excellence in Technology Transfer, Federal Laboratory Consortium (SERODS), 1995
Award for Excellence in Technology Transfer (SERODS Technology), Federal Laboratory Consortium
RD-100 Award for Most Technologically Significant Product of the Year (PCB Spot Test), R&D Magazine, 1994
- Inventors International Hall of Fame Award, Inventors Clubs of America, 1992
- Thomas Jefferson Award, Martin Marietta Corporation, 1992
Inventors International Hall of Fame Award, Inventors Clubs of America
RD-100 Award for Most Technologically Significant Product of the Year (SERODS Technology), R&D Magazine, 1992
Scientist of the Year, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Thomas Jefferson Award, Martin Marietta Corporation
- Languedoc-Rousillon Medal, University of Perpignan (France), 1989
- Scientist of the Year, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, 1989
Languedoc-Rousillon Medal, University of Perpignan (France)
- Gold Medal Spectroscopy Award, Society for Applied Spectroscopy, 1988
Gold Medal Spectroscopy Award, Society for Applied Spectroscopy
RD-100 Award for Most Significant Technological Advance in R&D (Fluoroimmunosensor), R&D Magazine, 1987
- Award for Excellence in Technology Transfer, Federal Laboratory Consortium, 1986
Award for Excellence in Technology Transfer, Federal Laboratory Consortium
RD 100 Award for Most Significant Technological Advance in Research & Dev (PNA Dosimeter), R&D Magazine, 1981
Selected Patents

Teaching (Fall 2023):

  • BME 567.01, BIOSENSORS Synopsis
    Teer 106, TuTh 03:05 PM-04:20 PM
  • CHEM 601.01, BIOSENSORS Synopsis
    Teer 106, TuTh 03:05 PM-04:20 PM
Teaching (Spring 2024):

  • BME 555.01, ADVANCES IN PHOTONICS Synopsis
    Hudson 115A, TuTh 03:05 PM-04:20 PM
Representative Publications   (More Publications)

  1. T. Vo-Dinh, Editor, Nanotechnology in Biology and Medicine (2007), Taylor and Francis Publishers .
  2. T. Vo-Dinh, Editor, Protein Nanotechnology, Humana Press, New York (2005) .
  3. T. Vo-Dinh, Editor-in-Chief, Biomedical Photonics Handbook, CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida (2003) .
  4. G. Gauglitz and T. Vo-Dinh, Editors-in-Chief, Handbook of Spectroscopy, Volumes I & II, Wiley-VCH, New York (2003) .
  5. T. Vo-Dinh and D. Eastwood, Editors, Laser-Based Approaches in Luminescence Analysis, American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), STP 1066, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1990) .
  6. T. Vo-Dinh, Editor, Chemical Analysis of Polycyclic Compounds, Wiley, New York, New York (1989) .
  7. T. Vo-Dinh, Room Temperature Phosphorimetry for Chemical Analysis, J. Wiley, New York, New York (1984) .
Selected Editorships

  1. Editor-in-Chief, NanoBiotechnology, 2005 - present    
  2. Associate Editor, Journal of Nanophotonics, 2006 - present    
  3. Associate Editor, Plasmonics (2006-present), 2006    
  4. Associate Editor, Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety (2003-present), 2003    
  5. Topical Editor, Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds (1988 - present), 1988 - present