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Timothy M. Baran

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering (SMD) - Joint


601 Elmwood Ave.
(585) 276-3188


Professional Background

Timothy Baran received his BS in electrical and computer and systems engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 2007. He came to the University of Rochester in 2007 and received his PhD in optics in 2013. Following this, Dr. Baran joined the faculty as an instructor in the Department of Imaging Sciences in 2013. He was promoted to research assistant professor in 2015, and joined the tenure-track faculty as an assistant professor in 2020.

Research Overview

Research Interests

  • Biomedical Optics
  • Photodynamic Therapy
  • Medical Image Processing