Justin S. Baba

Joint Faculty Associate Professor - Civil and Environmental Engineering Department

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Dr. Baba earned a B.S. in Aeronautics from LeTourneau University and Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from Texas A&M University, College Station, TX.  Dr. Baba holds a R&D Staff appointment at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and joint faculty appointments at UT and UTGSM, Department of Surgery.  His research interests focus on developing non-invasive diagnostic instrumentation and techniques to facilitate earlier diagnosis for various pathologies.

Focus Areas:  Non-invasive Diagnostics | Instrumentation Development | Polarimetry Applications | Motion Corrected Imaging and Sensing

Skills and Expertise:  Biomedical Optics | Optical Characterization of Biomedical Samples | Polarimetry | Medical Imaging | Medical Imaging Characterization of Biomedical Samples

Selected Publications:

Molecular Imaging of Conscious, Unrestrained Mice with AwakeSPECT
J.S. Baba, C.J. Endres, C.A. Foss, S. Nimmagadda, H. Jung, J.S. Goddard, S. Lee, J. McKisson, M.F. Smith, A.V. Stolin, A.G. Weisenberger, and M.G. Pomper, Journal of Nuclear Medicine, vol. 54, no. 6, pp. 969-976, 2013.
Retinal Instrument
C.L. Britton, B.R. D'Urso, E. Chaum, J.T. Simpson, J.S. Baba, M.N. Ericson, and R.J. Warmack, United States Patent Application, US 8,425,596 B2, 2013.
Wavelength, Temperature, and Voltage Dependent Calibration of a Nematic Liquid Crystal Multispectral Polarization Generating Device
J.S. Baba and P.R. Boudreaux, Applied Optics, vol. 46, no. 22, pp. 5539-5544, 2007.
Quantitative High-resolution Microradiographic Imaging of Amyloid Deposits in a Novel Murine Model of AA Amyloidosis
J. Wall, S. Kennel, M. Paulus, S. Gleason, J. Gregor, J. Baba, M. Schell, T. Richey, B. O'Nuallain, R. Donnell, P. Hawkins, D. Weiss and A. Solomon, Amyloid: The Journal of Protein Folding Disorders, vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 149-156, 2005.
Method and Apparatus for Non-invasive Glucose Sensing Through the Eye
J.S. Baba and G.L. Coté, United States Patent Application, US 6,885,882, 2005.
Implantable Sensor for Blood Flow Monitoring After Transplant Surgery
M.N. Ericson, M.A. Wilson, G.L. Coté, J.S. Baba, W. Xu, M. Bobrek, C.L. Britton, M.S. Hileman, M.R. Moore, M.S. Emery, and R. Lenarduzzi, Minimally Invasive Therapy & Allied Technologies, vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 87-94, 2004.
Development and Calibration of an Automated Mueller Matrix Polarization Imaging System
J.S. Baba, J.-R. Chung, A.H. DeLaughter, B.D. Cameron, and G.L. Cote, Journal of Biomedical Optics, vol. 7, no. 3, pp. 341-349, 2002.
Laser Polarization Noise Elimination in Sensitive Polarimetric Systems
J.S. Baba, J.-R. Chung, and G.L. Cote, Optical Engineering, vol. 41, no. 5, pp. 938-942, 2002.
Effect of Temperature, pH, and Corneal Birefringence on Polarimetric Glucose Monitoring in the Eye
J.S. Baba, B.D. Cameron, S. Theru, and G.L. Cote, Journal of Biomedical Optics, vol. 7, no. 3, pp. 321-329, 2002.
Measurement of the Glucose Transport Time Delay Between the Blood and Aqueous Humor of the Eye for the Eventual Development of a Noninvasive Glucose Sensor
B.D. Cameron, J.S. Baba, and G.L. Coté, Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics , vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 201-207, 2001.