Bahram Jalali, professor of electrical and computer engineering in the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering, has been named the recipient of the 2018 Pioneer in Technology Award from the Brain Mapping Foundation and Society for Brain Mapping and Therapeutics. The award recognizes Jalali for his work into biomedical imaging.

Jalali’s research interests include silicon photonics and techniques for ultra fast data generation and capture. He has published more than 200 scientific papers and holds six U.S. patents.