Prof. Andreas Mandelis
Professor at Univ.of Toronto
SPIE Involvement:
Author | Editor
Area of Expertise:
Photoacoustics , Diffusion Waves , Photothermal Science , Biothermophotonics , Solid State & Semiconductor Physics , Imaging
Profile Summary

Andreas Mandelis is a Full Professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering; Electrical and Computer Engineering; and the Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, University of Toronto. He has been the Chairman and CTO of Photo-Thermal Diagnostics, Inc., Toronto, ON, Canada. He is the President and CTO of Diffusion-Wave Diagnostic Technologies, Inc., Toronto, ON (, and the CTO of Quantum Dental Technologies, Inc., Toronto, ON ( He was born in Kerkyra (Corfu), Greece. He received his BS degree (Magna cum Laude) in physics from Yale University in 1974, and MA, MSE, and Ph.D. degrees from the Applied Physics and Materials Laboratory, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University. He joined the electronics industry in the silicon Process R&D as a Member of Scientific Staff, Bell Northern Research Labs, Ottawa, in 1980-1981. He is the Director of the Center for Advanced Diffusion-Wave and Photoacoustic Technologies (CADIPT) at the University of Toronto. He is the author and co-author of more than 370 scientific papers in refereed journals and 190 scientific and technical proceedings papers. He was the Editor-in-Chief of the book series Progress in Photothermal and Photoacoustic Science and Technology, published by the Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE). He has also been a guest editor of a number of special issues in the area of photoacoustic/photothermal and generally, diffusion-wave phenomena. He is Editor-in-Chief of the Springer International Journal of Thermophysics, an Associate Editor of the AIP Journals Review of Scientific Instruments and Journal of Applied Physics, Topical Editor of the OSA Journal Optics Letters and of the SPIE Journal of Biomedical Optics. He also is Consulting Editor of the AIP flagship magazine Physics Today. He has several inventions, more than 25 patents and patents pending.
Publications (59)

Proceedings Article | 7 June 2024 Presentation + Paper
A. Mandelis, D. Thapa, K. Sivagurunathan
Proceedings Volume 13047, 130470U (2024)
KEYWORDS: Biomedical optics, Diffusion, Image processing, Nondestructive evaluation, Tomography, 3D image processing, Biological samples, Thermography, Super resolution, Infrared cameras

SPIE Journal Paper | 27 January 2024 Open Access
Elnaz Baradaran Shokouhi, Damber Thapa, Robert Welch, Koneswaran Sivagurunathan, Andreas Mandelis
JBO, Vol. 29, Issue 01, 015003, (January 2024)
KEYWORDS: Enamels, Teeth, Thermography, Optical parametric oscillators, Semiconductor lasers, Multispectral imaging, Scattering, Tissues, Laser scattering, Dental caries

SPIE Journal Paper | 29 April 2021 Open Access
Sohrab Roointan, Pantea Tavakolian, Koneswaran Sivagurunathan, Andreas Mandelis, Stephen Abrams
JBO, Vol. 26, Issue 04, 046004, (April 2021)
KEYWORDS: Dental caries, Teeth, Signal to noise ratio, 3D modeling, Tomography, Modulation, 3D image processing, Imaging systems, Thermography, Cameras

SPIE Journal Paper | 14 August 2019 Open Access
JBO, Vol. 24, Issue 08, 080902, (August 2019)
KEYWORDS: Acoustics, Signal processing, Tissue optics, Modulation, Imaging systems, Endoscopy, Intravascular ultrasound, Transducers, Absorption, Signal to noise ratio

SPIE Journal Paper | 13 June 2019 Open Access
JBO, Vol. 24, Issue 06, 066003, (June 2019)
KEYWORDS: Photoacoustic spectroscopy, Signal processing, Radar, Signal to noise ratio, Intravascular ultrasound, Modulation, Tissues, Absorption, Interference (communication), Imaging systems

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Proceedings Volume Editor (8)

SPIE Conference Volume | 18 May 2016

SPIE Conference Volume | 24 March 2015

SPIE Conference Volume | 18 March 2014

SPIE Conference Volume | 15 March 2013

SPIE Conference Volume | 3 February 2012

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Conference Committee Involvement (29)
Photons Plus Ultrasound: Imaging and Sensing 2020
2 February 2020 | San Francisco, California, United States
Photons Plus Ultrasound: Imaging and Sensing 2019
3 February 2019 | San Francisco, California, United States
Photons Plus Ultrasound: Imaging and Sensing 2018
28 January 2018 | San Francisco, California, United States
Photons Plus Ultrasound: Imaging and Sensing 2017
29 January 2017 | San Francisco, California, United States
Photons Plus Ultrasound: Imaging and Sensing 2016
14 February 2016 | San Francisco, California, United States
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