Christine Hendon (Fleming) is an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering. Her research interests are in developing optical imaging and spectroscopy instruments for applications in cardiac electrophysiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. Hendon received the B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2004, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Biomedical Engineering from Case Western Reserve University, 2007 and 2010.
Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University (May 2010)
M.S., Biomedical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University (August 2007)
B.S., Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (June 2004)
Optical coherence tomography
Near infrared spectroscopy
Medical image and signal analysis
Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering, Columbia University (2018 – present)
Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering, Columbia University (2012 – 2017)
Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School (2010 – 2012)
National Institute of Health/National Heart Lung and Blood Institute. Loan Repayment Award. 2012 – 2014.
Provost’s Small Grants Program for Junior Faculty who Contribute to the Diversity Goals of the University. Columbia University. 2013 – 2014
NSF Broadening Participation Research Initiation Grants in Engineering (BRIGE). 2013 – 2015
Feldstein Medical Foundation. 2014 – 2015
Research Initiatives in Science and Engineering, Columbia University. 2014 – 2016
NIH New Innovator Award. 2014 – 2019
NSF CAREER Award. 2015 – 2020
Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). 2017
Womensphere Emerging Leaders Nominee. 2016
Rodriguez Family Junior Faculty Development Award, Columbia University SEAS. 2015
MIT Technology Review: 35 Innovators Under 35. 2013
Forbes 30 under 30 for Science and Healthcare. 2012
Pruitt Family Scholar Seminar Series Speaker, University of Florida. 2012
Wellman-Bullock Postdoctoral Fellowship. Massachusetts General Hospital. 2012
Diversity Supplement Postdoctoral Fellowship. National Institute of Health/National Heart Lung and Blood Institute. 2009 – 2012.
National Research Service Award, Predoctoral Fellowship. National Institute of Health/National Heart Lung and Blood Institute. F31HL085939. 2006 – 2009.
Carl Storm Minority Fellowship: Gordon Research Conferences, 2006.
The Medtronic Foundation Fellowship, 2005-2006
Case Prime Fellowship: Case Western Reserve University, 2004-2005
McNair Scholar: Black Alumni/ae of MIT, 2004.
Torchbearer: National Society of Black Engineers, 2004.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology MultiCultural Award, 2002 and 2003
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Community Service Award, 2002
ELEN 4488. Optical Systems
ELEN 4830. Digital Image Processing