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Silvia Ceballos Pelaez

Engineering Building 3, Room 4208D
1840 Entrepreneur Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695

  • 2017 Ph.D. National University of Colombia-Bogotá
  • 2009 M.S. University of Salamanca, Spain
  • 2008 B.S. Technological University of Pereira, Colombia


Silvia Ceballos-Pelaez is a Teaching Assistant Professor in the UNC-NCSU Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering. She completed her doctoral degree in Physics, focusing on Applied Optics, from the National University of Colombia-Bogotá. During her doctoral training, she was a visiting scholar at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where she made advancements in Quantitative Phase Imaging (QPI) under the guidance of Prof. Gabriel Popescu, a pioneer in this area. Dr. Ceballos was also a postdoctoral research associate at Duke University, using QPI to study cellular behavior in the renowned lab of Prof. Adam Wax.

Research Interests

Biomedical diagnostics, optical physics, quantitative phase imaging, digital holography microscopy, understanding cellular transport behavior and mechanical response.

Courses Taught

BMME 207: Electronics for Biomedical Engineering
BMME 365: Systems and Signals

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