Kevin Eliceiri

Department of Medical Physics, School of Medicine and Public Health


M.S., Biotechnology, UW-Madison;
Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering, UW-Madison

Kevin Eliceiri, Ph.D., is the RRF Walter H. Helmerich Professor of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. He is an investigator in the Morgridge Institute for Research and member of the UW Carbone Cancer Center. He is also associate director of the McPherson Eye Research Institute and director of the Center for Quantitative Cell Imaging.
His laboratory (known as the Laboratory for Optical and Computational Instrumentation (LOCI)) is a biophotonics research group dedicated to the development and application of optical and computational technologies for cell studies.
They are the lead developer of several open-source imaging software packages including FIJI and ImageJ. His instrumentation efforts involve novel forms of polarization, laser scanning and multiscale imaging.
Eliceiri has authored more than 250 scientific papers on various aspects of optical imaging, image analysis, cancer and live cell imaging.