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Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology


I’m an optical engineer and a final year PhD student at the Laser Analytics Group, University of Cambridge. I enjoy using microscopes and image analysis to tackle biological problems.


B.S. Optical Engineering '16, University of Rochester.

Gates Cambridge Scholar 2016.


Laser Analytics Group

Biophysics, microscopy, quantitative image analysis, optical design. 



Key publications: 

Vallejo Ramirez, P.P., Zammit, J., Vanderpoorten, O. et al. OptiJ: Open-source optical projection tomography of large organ samples. Sci Rep 9, 15693 (2019)

Rowlands, C. J., Ströhl, F., Ramirez, P. P. V., Scherer, K. M., & Kaminski, C. F. (2018). Flat-Field Super-Resolution Localization Microscopy with a Low-Cost Refractive Beam-Shaping Element. Scientific Reports, 8(1), 5630.

Teaching and Supervisions


Supervisor, Optical Microscopy (Lents, Easter 2018)

Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology


PhD student
 Pedro  Vallejo Ramirez

Contact Details


Person keywords: 
Applied Optics
Image analysis
Optical Design