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Govind P. Agrawal

Agrawal, Govind P.

  • James C. Wyant Professor of Optics
    Professor of Physics
    Senior Scientist at LLE

Website

Interests: Fiber Optics; Lasers; Optical Communications

Miguel A. Alonso

Alonso, Miguel A.

  • Professor of Optics

Website

Interests: Mathematical Models of Wave Propagation

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Aaron Bauer

Bauer, Aaron

  • Research Engineer
    Rolland Group
Julie Bentley

Bentley, Julie

  • Associate Professor of Optics

Interests: Optical Design; Engineering

Andrew J. Berger

Berger, Andrew J.

  • Associate Professor of Optics
    Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering

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Interests: Medical Optics

Nicholas P. Bigelow

Bigelow, Nicholas P.

  • Lee A. DuBridge Professor of Physics
    Professor of Optics
  • Chair of Faculty Senate

Website

Interests: Quantum Optics; Quantum Physics

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Bowen, John

  • Adjunct Faculty Member
Robert Boyd

Boyd, Robert

  • Professor of Optics
    Professor of Physics

Website

Interests: Nonlinear Optics

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Bromage, Jake

  • Associate Professor of Optics
    Senior Scientist and Group Leader, Laser Technology Development at LLE

Interests: Ultrafast and ultra-intense lasers, optical parametric amplification, and laser diagnostics

Thomas G. Brown

Brown, Thomas G.

  • Professor of Optics

Interests: Optoelectronics

Dale Buralli

Buralli, Dale

  • Adjunct Associate Professor

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Cristina Canavesi

Canavesi, Cristina

  • Research Associate
  • UR Center Coordinator, NSF I/UCRC Center for Freeform Optics
Jaime Cardenas

Cardenas, Jaime

  • Assistant Professor of Optics

Website

Interests: Nanophotonics; Integrated Photonics; Biophotonics; Lasers; Nonlinear Photonics

Director Scott Carney

Carney, Scott

  • Professor of Optics
  • Director of the Institute of Optics

Interests: Computed Imaging; Spectroscopy; Coherence Theory

Keren Chen

Chen, Keren

  • Postdoctoral Associate
    Berger Group
Fei Cheng

Cheng, Fei

  • Postdoctoral Associate
    Vamivakas Group

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Jianming Dai

Dai, Jianming

  • Visiting Scientist
    Zhang Group
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Davies, Kai

  • Graduate Program Coordinator and Assistant, Guo Group

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E, Yiwen

  • Postdoctoral Associate
    Zhang Group
Clarke Eastman

Eastman, Clarke

  • Adjunct Faculty Member
Jay Eastman

Eastman, Jay

  • Executive Consultant, Industrial Associates Program
Joseph H. Eberly

Eberly, Joseph H.

  • Andrew Carnegie Professor of Physics
    Professor of Optics

Interests: Quantum Optics

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James R. Fienup

Fienup, James R.

  • Robert E. Hopkins Professor of Optics
    Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
    Professor in the Center for Visual Science
    Senior Scientist at LLE

Website

Interests: Image Reconstruction; Wave Front Sensing

Thomas Foster

Foster, Thomas

  • Professor of Imaging Sciences
    Professor of Optics
    Professor of Physics

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Interests: Medical Optics; Photodynamic Therapy

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Nicholas George

George, Nicholas

  • Emeritus Professor of Optics

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Interests: Physical Optics; Imaging

Chunlei Guo

Guo, Chunlei

  • Professor of Optics

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Interests: Laser-Matter Interactions; Ultrafast Phenomena; Surface Functionalization; Atomic & Molecular Physics

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Haring, Tal

  • Strategic Analyst and Executive Assistant to the Director
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He, Yizhuo

  • Postdoctoral Associate
    Guo Group
Adam Heiniger

Heiniger, Adam

  • Scientist
    Marciante Group
Pingjie Huang

Huang, Pingjie

  • Visiting Scholar
    Zhang Group
Jennifer Hunter

Hunter, Jennifer

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology
    Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering
    Assistant Professor, Center for Visual Science A&S
    Assistant Professor, The Institute of Optics

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Interests: Retinal damage; Retinal imaging

Professor Huxlin

Huxlin, Krystel

  • James V. Aquavella, MD Professorship in Ophthalmology
    Director of Research, Department of Ophthalmology
    Professor of Ophthalmology
    Professor of Brain/Cognitive Sciences
    Professor of Visual Science
    Professor of Neuroscience
    Professor of Optics

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kern_gina

Kern, Gina

  • Administrative Assistant to the Director of The Institute
Wayne H. Knox

Knox, Wayne H.

  • Professor of Optics
    Professor of Physics
    Professor of Visual Sciences
    Professor of Materials Science

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Michael Koch

Koch, Michael

  • Research Engineer
    Wicks Group
Kumarasiri Konthasinghe

Konthasinghe, Kumarasiri

  • Postdoctoral Associate
  • Vamivakas Group
Todd D. Krauss

Krauss, Todd D.

  • Professor of Chemistry
    Professor of Optics
  • Chair, Chemistry Department

Website

Interests: Nanoscale Materials and Devices

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Kruschwitz, Jennifer D. T.

  • Assistant Professor of Optics

Interests: Optical Interference Coatings and Color

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Kruschwitz, Brian

  • Associate Professor of Optics
    Senior Scientist, LLE

Interests: High energy and high power laser systems; Optical systems; Adaptive optics; Laser diagnostics

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Jordan Leidner

Leidner, Jordan

  • Scientist
    Marciante Group
Qiang Lin

Lin, Qiang

  • Associate Professor of Optics and Electrical and Computer Engineering

Website

Interests: Nanophotonic Devices; Physics and Applications

Svetlana G. Lukishova

Lukishova, Svetlana G.

  • Senior Scientist

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John Marciante

Marciante, John

  • Associate Professor of Optics

Website

Interests: Lasers; Waveguides; Fiber Optics; Ultrafast

Brian McIntyre

McIntyre, Brian

  • Lecturer
Benjamin Miller

Miller, Benjamin L.

  • Professor of Dermatology
    Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Professor of Optics

Website

Interests: Optical Biosensing and Integrated Photonics

Duncan T. Moore

Moore, Duncan T.

  • Rudolf and Hilda Kingslake Professor in Optical Engineering Science
    Professor of Optics
    Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Professor of Business Administration in the William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration

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Interests: Optical Engineering; Lens Design & Manufacturing; Gradient-Index Optics

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Jessica DeGroote Nelson

Nelson, Jessica DeGroote

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor
Dustin Newman

Newman, Dustin

  • Undergraduate Program Manager

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James Oliver

Oliver, James

  • Senior Lecturer

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Michael Pomerantz

Pomerantz, Michael

  • Technical Associate

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Xiaofeng Qian

Qian, Xiaofeng

  • Research Associate
  • Vamivakas Group

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William Renninger

Renninger, William

  • Assistant Professor of Optics

Website

Interests: Experimental Nonlinear Optics

Jannick Rolland

Rolland, Jannick

  • Brian J. Thompson Professor of Optical Engineering
    Professor of Optics and Biomedical Engineering
    Professor in the Center for Visual Science
  • Director, R.E. Hopkins Center for Optical Design & EngineeringDirector, NSF/IUCRC: Center for Freeform Optics

Website

Interests: Optical System Design; Instrumentation and System Engineering; Optical Coherence Tomography; Head Worn Displays

russell_lori

Russell, Lori

  • Administrator of the Institute

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Savich, Greg

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor
Greg Schmidt

Schmidt, Greg

  • Research Engineer
    Moore Group
Justin Schultz

Schultz, Justin

  • Postdoctoral Fellow
Mumtaz Sheikh

Sheikh, Mumtaz

  • Visiting Research Assistant Professor
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Snopkowski, Adrienne

  • Financial Analyst
Carlos R. Stroud, Jr.

Stroud, Carlos R., Jr.

  • Professor of Optics
    Professor of Physics

Website

Interests: Quantum Optics

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Jacqueline Thomas-Bell

Thomas-Bell, Jacqueline

  • Graduate Program Coordinator
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    Thompson, Brian

    • Emeritus Professor of Optics
      Provost Emeritus

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    Nick Vamivakas

    Vamivakas, Nick

    • Associate Professor of Quantum Optics & Quantum Physics

    Website

    Interests: Quantum Optics; Quantum Physics

    Anthony Visconti

    Visconti, Anthony

    • Adjunct Faculty Member

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    Gary W. Wicks

    Wicks, Gary W.

    • Professor of Optics

    Website

    Interests: Molecular Beam Epitaxy; Semiconductor Optoelectronics

    David R. Williams

    Williams, David R.

    • William G. Allyn Professor of Medical Optics
      Professor of Optics
      Professor of Brain and Cognitive Sciences
      Professor of Ophthalmology
      Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    • Dean for Research in Arts, Sciences and EngineeringDirector of the Center for Visual Science

    Website

    Interests: The Human Visual System; Physiological Optics

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    Geunyoung Yoon

    Yoon, Geunyoung

    • Professor of Ophthalmology, Optics
    • Center for Visual science and Biomedical Engineering

    Interests: Biomedical and Visual Optics; Adaptive Optics

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    James M. Zavislan

    Zavislan, James M.

    • Associate Professor of Optics
      Associate Professor of Dermatology
      Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
      Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    • Associate Dean of Education and New Initiatives

    Website

    Interests: Optical Engineering; Biomedical Optical Systems

    Xi-Cheng Zhang

    Zhang, Xi-Cheng

    • M. Parker Givens Professor of Optics

    Website

    Interests: Photonic Quantum Information Systems; Nonlinear Optics; Laser Physics; TeraHertz Waves

    Jihua Zhang

    Zhang, Jihua

    • Postdoctoral Associate
      Guo Group
    Ying Zhang

    Zhang, Ying

    • Visiting Scientist
      Guo Group
    Jonathan D. Zuegel

    Zuegel, Jonathan D.

    • Professor of Optics
      Director, Laser Development and Engineering Division of LLE
      Senior Scientist, LLE

    Interests: Solid-State Lasers; Nonlinear Optics; Electro-Optics; Laser Diagnostics