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Govind P. Agrawal

Agrawal, Govind P.

Dr. James C. Wyant Professor of Optics

Professor of Optics

Professor of Physics

Distinguished Scientist, Laboratory for Laser Energetics

Office Location
515 Goergen Hall
Telephone
(585) 275-4846
Web Address
Website

Interests: Fiber Optics; Lasers; Optical Communications

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Baran, Timothy M.

Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering (SMD) - Joint

Office Location
601 Elmwood Ave.
Telephone
(585) 276-3188
Web Address
Website

Interests: Biomedical Optics; Photodynamic Therapy; Medical Image Processing

Research Assistant Professor Aaron Bauer.

Bauer, Aaron

Research Assistant Professor of Optics

Office Location
503 Goergen Hall
Telephone
(585) 273-4037

Interests: Optical design; Freeform optics; AR/VR optics

Bigelow, Nicholas P.

Bigelow, Nicholas P.

Lee A. DuBridge Professor of Physics

Professor of Physics and Astronomy

Professor of Optics

LLE Distinguished Scientist

Office Location
312 Bausch & Lomb Hall
Telephone
(585) 275-8549
Web Address
Website

Interests: Quantum physics; Quantum optics; Experimental atomic; Molecular and optical physics

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Bromage, Jake

Associate Professor of Optics

Senior Scientist and Group Leader, Laser Technology Development at LLE

Office Location
270A LLE
Telephone
(585) 273-5105

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

Thomas G. Brown

Brown, Thomas G.

Mercer Brugler Distinguished Teaching Professor

Professor of Optics

Director, Institute of Optics

Office Location
113 Wilmot Building
Telephone
(585) 275-7816

Interests: Optoelectronics

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Eberly, Joseph H.

Andrew Carnegie Professor of Physics

Professor of Physics and Astronomy

Professor of Optics

Office Location
321 Bausch & Lomb Hall
Telephone
(585) 275-4576

Interests: theoretical atomic; molecular and optical physics

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James R. Fienup

Fienup, James R.

Robert E. Hopkins Professor of Optics

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Professor of Optics

Professor in the Center for Visual Science

Distinguished Scientist, Laboratory for Laser Energetics

Office Location
410 Wilmot Building
Telephone
(585) 275-8009
Web Address
Website

Interests: Phase retrieval; Wavefront Sensing; Image reconstruction and restoration; Unconventional imaging; Digital holography; Imaging with sparse apertures; Fourier optics; Synthetic-aperture radar

Thomas Foster

Foster, Thomas

Professor of Imaging Sciences, Emeritus

Office Location
3-5333 Medical Center
Telephone
(585) 275-1347
Web Address
Website

Interests: Medical Optics; Photodynamic Therapy

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Giacomelli, Michael

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Assistant Professor of Optics

Office Location
5-8145 Medical Center
Web Address
Website

Interests: Multiphoton microscopy, surgical imaging, high throughput imaging, fluorescence lifetime imaging, high-speed analog and optoelectronics, design of microscopic and medical imaging systems

Chunlei Guo

Guo, Chunlei

Professor of Optics

Senior Scientist in the Laboratory for Laser Energetics

Office Location
419 Wilmot Building
Telephone
(585) 275-2134
Web Address
Website

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

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Huo, Pengfei

Associate Professor of Chemistry

Associate Professor of Optics

Office Location
456 Hutchison Hall
Telephone
(585) 276-7793
Web Address
Website

Interests: Theoretical Chemistry; Quantum Dynamics; Quantum Optics; Cavity QED; Light-Matter Interactions; Polariton Chemistry

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

Office Location
G3186 School of Medicine and Dentistry
Telephone
(585) 275-5495
Web Address
Website

Interests: Physiological Optics; Laser Vision Correction; Visual Neuroscience and Perception; Clinical Applications

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Wayne H. Knox

Knox, Wayne H.

Professor of Optics

Professor of Physics

Professor of Visual Sciences

Professor of Materials Science

Distinguished Scientist in the Laboratory for Laser Energetics

Office Location
507 Goergen Hall
Telephone
(585) 273-5520
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Krauss, Todd D.

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Jay Last Professor in Arts, Sciences & Engineering

Professor of Chemistry

Professor of Optics

Office Location
465 Hutchison Hall
Telephone
(585) 275-5093
Web Address
Website

Interests: Materials Chemistry and Physics of Colloidal Nanoscale Semiconductors; Optics of nanoscale semiconductor materials; Quantum optics and nanoscience

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Kruschwitz, Brian

Associate Professor of Optics

Senior Scientist, LLE

Office Location
Laboratory for Laser Energetics
Telephone
(585) 273-5104

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

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Qiang Lin

Lin, Qiang

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Professor of Optics

Office Location
721 Computer Studies Building
Telephone
(585) 275-3799
Web Address
Website

Interests: Nanophotonic Devices; Physics and Applications

Svetlana G. Lukishova

Lukishova, Svetlana G.

Group Leader and Adjunct Professor

Office Location
303 Wilmot Building
Telephone
(585) 276-5283

Interests: Quantum Nanophotonics; Liquid Crystals; Nonlinear Optics; Quantum and Nano-Optics Teaching Experiments; History of Optics and Photonics

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Marcos, Susana

Nicholas George Endowed Professor in Optics

Professor of Optics and Ophthalmology

Professor in the Center for Visual Science

David R. Williams Director, Center for Visual Science

Office Location
G-4107 Medical Center
Telephone
(585) 276-6279
Web Address
Website
Benjamin Miller

Miller, Benjamin L.

Dean’s Professor of Dermatology

Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Professor of Optics

Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics

Office Location
5-6141A Medical Center
Telephone
(585) 275-9085
Web Address
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 Simon Business School

Office Location
409A Goergen Hall
Telephone
(585) 275-5248
Web Address
Website

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

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John Palastro

Palastro, John

Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Associate Professor, Institute of Optics

Plasma Theory Group Leader and Senior Scientist, Laboratory for Laser Energetics

Interests: Laser matter interactions; nonlinear optics; plasma-based accelerators and radiation sources

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Jannick Rolland

Rolland, Jannick

Brian J. Thompson Professor of Optical Engineering

Professor of Optics

Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Professor in the Center for Visual Science

Director, NSF/IUCRC: Center for Freeform Optics

Director, R.E. Hopkins Center for Optical Design and Engineering

Office Location
505 Goergen Hall
Telephone
(585) 752-1013
Web Address
Website

Interests: Optical Aberration Theory; Freeform Optics; Metasurfaces; Metaform; Optical System Design; Optical Metrology; Illumination; Instrumentation and System Engineering; Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT); Optical Coherence Elastography (OCE); Augmented and Virtual Reality (AR/VR); Head-Worn Displays; Heads-up Displays

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Nick Vamivakas

Vamivakas, Nickolas A.

Marie C. Wilson and Joseph C. Wilson Professor of Optical Physics

Professor of Optics

Professor of Physics

Dean of Graduate Education and Post-Doctoral Affairs

Office Location
101 Wilmot Annex
Telephone
(585) 275-2089
Web Address
Website

Interests: Quantum Optics; Quantum Physics

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Waxer, Leon

Associate Professor of Optics

Senior Scientist, LLE

Office Location
Laboratory for Laser Energetics
Telephone
(585) 275-9515

Interests: High energy and high power laser systems; ultrafast laser systems; laser diagnostics; laser system design and modeling

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

Professor in the Center for Visual Science

Director, Center for Visual Science

Office Location
270 Meliora Hall
Telephone
(585) 275-8672
Web Address
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

Office Location
G-3184 Medical Center
Telephone
(585) 273-4998
Web Address
Website

Interests: Biomedical and Visual Optics; Ophthalmic Optics; Human Vision; Adaptive Optics

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James M. Zavislan

Zavislan, James M.

Professor of Optics

Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology

Associate Professor, Center for Visual Science

Mercer Brugler Distinguished Teaching Professor 2018-2021

Office Location
414 Goergen Hall
Telephone
(585) 275-9819

Interests: Optical Engineering; Biomedical Optical Systems

Xi-Cheng Zhang

Zhang, Xi-Cheng

M. Parker Givens Professor of Optics

Professor of Optics

Professor of Physics

Distinguished Scientist, Laboratory for Laser Energetics

Office Location
415 Goergen Building
Telephone
(585) 275-0333
Web Address
Website

Interests: Ultrafast Photonics; Nonlinear Optics; Laser Physics; TeraHertz Waves

Jonathan D. Zuegel

Zuegel, Jonathan D.

Professor of Optics

Director, Laser and Materials Technology Division at LLE

Distinguished Scientist, Laboratory for Laser Energetics

Office Location
278 Laboratory for Laser Energetics
Telephone
(585) 275-4425

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