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  • Biography


    2006/092011/07, Department of Physics, Tsinghua University, Ph.D. in Physics

    2002/092006/07, Department of Material Science and Technology, Beijing Normal University, B.S. in Material Physics.

    Professional Experience

    2019/08—present, Tsinghua Shenzhen International Graduate School, Tsinghua University, Associate Professor

    2017/12—2019/08, Graduate School at Shenzhen, Tsinghua University, Associate Professor

    2013/09—2017/11, Graduate School at Shenzhen, Tsinghua University, Lecturer

    2011/09—2013/08, Graduate School at Shenzhen, Tsinghua University, Postdoctoral Fellow

    Additional Positions

    1. Youth committee member, Biomedical photonics Committee, Chinese Optical Society (2015-present);

    2. Member, Chinese Society of Biomedical Engineering (2015-present);

    3. Senior Member, Chinese Optical Society (2015-present);

    4. Member, SPIE (International Society for Optical Engineering) (2016-present);

    5. Member, Optica (Optical Society of America) (2014-present);

    6. Guest editor, Frontiers in Chemistry (2021-present);

    7. Guest editor, Applied Sciences (2021-present).


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  • Current Courses

    1. Medical Physics and Physical Therapy

    2. Physical Modeling of Biological Tissues and Medical Applications

    3. Biophotonics for Engineers

    Master’s & Ph.D. Advising

    Optics, Biomedical optics, Biophotonics

  • Research Interests

    Biomedical optics, Biophotonics, polarimetry and scattering techniques and their biomedical applications which include diagnosis and pathological staging of cancers.


    National Key Scientific Research Instrument Developing Project--Modular Design Mueller Matrix Microscope and Its Clinical Applications Sponsored by National Natural Science Foundation of China;

    Young Scientist Foundation Project--Orientation Independent Multi-wavelength Polarization Imaging Technique & Applications Sponsored by National Natural Science Foundation of China;

    National Key Scientific Research Instrument Developing Project--Identification of Particles in Air Based on Polarization Scattering Method Sponsored by Ministry of Science and Technology of the People’s Republic of China.

    Research Output

  • Selected Publications

    [1]Chao He*, Jintao Chang, Patrick S. Salter, Yuanxing Shen, Ben Dai, Pengcheng Li, Yihan Jin, Samlan Chandran Thodika, Mengmeng Li, Aziz Tariq, Jingyu Wang, Jacopo Antonello, Yang Dong, Ji Qi, Jianyu Lin, Daniel S. Elson, Min Zhang, Honghui He*, Hui Ma*, and Martin J. Booth*. “Revealing complex optical phenomena through vectorial metrics,” Advanced Photonics 4(2): 026001, 2022. (Cover)

    [2]Haoyu Zhai, Yanan Sun, Honghui He*, Binguo Chen, Chao He, Yi Wang*, and Hui Ma. “Distinguishing tissue structures via polarization staining images based on different combinations of Mueller matrix polar decomposition parameters,” Optics and Lasers in Engineering 152: 106955, 2022.

    [3]Chao He*, Honghui He*, Jintao Chang, Binguo Chen, Hui Ma and Martin J. Booth*. “Polarisation optics for biomedical and clinical applications: a review,” Light: Science & Applications 10: 194, 2021. (Cover)

    [4]Pengcheng Li, Yang Dong, Jiachen Wan, Honghui He*, Tariq Aziz and Hui Ma*. “Polaromics: deriving polarization parameters from a Mueller matrix for quantitative characterization of biomedical specimen,” Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics 55(3): 034002, 2021.

    [5]Binguo Chen, Weipeng Li, Honghui He*, Chao He*, Jun Guo, Yuanxing Shen, Shaoxiong Liu, Tao Sun, Jian Wu, and Hui Ma. “Analysis and calibration of linear birefringence orientation parameters derived from Mueller matrix for multi-layered tissues,” Optics and Lasers in Engineering 146: 106690, 2021.

    [6]Yuanxing Shen, Rongrong Huang, Honghui He*, Shaoxiong Liu, Yang Dong, Jian Wu, and Hui Ma*. “Comparative study of the influence of imaging resolution on linear retardance parameters derived from the Mueller matrix,” Biomedical Optics Express 12(1): 211-225, 2021.

    [7]Yang Dong, Shaoxiong Liu*, Yuanxing Shen, Honghui He*, and Hui Ma*. “Probing variations of fibrous structures during the development of breast ductal carcinoma tissues via Mueller matrix imaging,” Biomedical Optics Express 11(9): 4960-4975, 2020.

    [8]Honghui He*, Ran Liao, Nan Zeng, Pengcheng Li, Zhenhua Chen, Xi Liu, and Hui Ma*. “Mueller matrix polarimetry - an emerging new tool for characterizing the microstructural feature of complex biological specimen,” Journal of Lightwave Technology 37(11): 2534-2548, 2019.

    [9]Chao He*, Jintao Chang, Qi Hu, Jingyu Wang, Jacopo Antonello, Honghui He, Shaoxiong Liu, Jianyu Lin, Ben Dai, Daniel S. Elson, Peng Xi, Hui Ma, and Martin J. Booth*. “Complex vectorial optics through gradient index lens cascades,” Nature Communications 10: 4264, 2019.

    [10]Teng Liu, Min Lu, Binguo Chen, Qinsong Zhong, Jingyu Li, Honghui He*, Hua Mao*, and Hui Ma*. “Distinguishing structural features between Crohn's disease and gastrointestinal luminal tuberculosis using Mueller matrix derived parameters,” Journal of Biophotonics 12(12): e201900151, 2019. (Back Cover)

    [11]Tao Sun, Teng Liu, Honghui He*, Jian Wu, and Hui Ma*. “Distinguishing anisotropy orientations originated from scattering and birefringence of turbid media using Mueller matrix derived parameters,” Optics Letters 43(17): 4092-4095, 2018.

    [12]Honghui He, Minghao Sun, Nan Zeng, E Du, Shaoxiong Liu, Yihong Guo, Jian Wu, Yonghong He, and Hui Ma*. “Mapping local orientation of aligned fibrous scatterers for cancerous tissues using backscattering Mueller matrix imaging,” Journal of Biomedical Optics 19(10):106007, 2014.

    [13]Honghui He, Nan Zeng, E Du, Yihong Guo, Dongzhi Li, Ran Liao, and Hui Ma*. “A possible quantitative Mueller matrix transformation technique for anisotropic scattering media,” Photonics & Lasers in Medicine 2(2):129-137, 2013.

    [14]Honghui He, Nan Zeng, Ran Liao, Tianliang Yun, Wei Li, Yonghong He, and Hui Ma*. “Application of sphere-cylinder scattering model to skeletal muscle,” Optics Express 18(14): 15104-15112, 2010.

    [15]Honghui He, Nan Zeng, Wei Li, Tianliang Yun, Ran Liao, Yonghong He, and Hui Ma*. “Two-dimensional backscattering Mueller matrix of sphere-cylinder scattering medium,” Optics Letters 35(14): 2323-2325, 2010.




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