Dr. Laura Waller is the Charles A. Desoer Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences at UC Berkeley, leading the Computational Imaging Lab. She also has affiliations in Bioengineering and Applied Sciences & Technology. From 2016 to 2020 Dr. Waller held the UC Berkeley Ted Van Duzer Endowed Professorship.
Dr. Waller was a postdoctoral researcher and lecturer of physics at Princeton University from 2010-2012 and received B.S., M.Eng. and Ph.D. degrees from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2004, 2005 and 2010, respectively. She is a Moore Foundation Data-Driven Investigator, Bakar fellow, Distinguished Graduate Student Mentoring awardee, NSF CAREER awardee, Chan-Zuckerberg Biohub Investigator, SPIE Early Career Achievement Awardee, Optica Adolph Lomb Medal recipient, and a Packard Fellow.