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Per Adamson

Adamson, Per

Instructor, Director and Coordinator of the Teaching Labs
adamson@optics.rochester.edu | (585) 275-7762
533 Wilmot

Govind P. Agrawal

Agrawal, Govind P.

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

gpa@optics.rochester.edu | (585) 275-4846
515 Goergen Hall
Website

Interests: Fiber Optics; Lasers; Optical Communications

Miguel A. Alonso

Alonso, Miguel A.

Professor of Optics
alonso@optics.rochester.edu | (585) 275-7227
213 Wilmot Building
Website

Interests: Mathematical Models of Wave Propagation

Francisco Arteaga

Arteaga, Francisco

Postdoctoral Fellow
Agrawal Group

f.arteaga-sierra@rochester.edu | (585) 276-3342
517 Goergen Hall

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Aaron Bauer

Bauer, Aaron

Research Engineer
Rolland Group

aaron.bauer@rochester.edu | (585) 273-4037
503 Goergen Hall

Julie Bentley

Bentley, Julie

Associate Professor of Optics
bentley@optics.rochester.edu | (585) 273-1687
407 Goergen Hall

Interests: Optical Design; Engineering

Andrew J. Berger

Berger, Andrew J.

Associate Professor of Optics
Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering

ajberger@optics.rochester.edu | (585) 273-4724
405 Goergen Hall
Website

Interests: Medical Optics

Nicholas P. Bigelow

Bigelow, Nicholas P.

Lee A. DuBridge Professor of Physics
Professor of Optics

Chair of Faculty Senate
nbig@lle.rochester.edu | (585) 275-8549
312 Bausch & Lomb
Website

Interests: Quantum Optics; Quantum Physics

Robert Boyd

Boyd, Robert

Professor of Optics
Professor of Physics

boyd@optics.rochester.edu | (585) 275-2329
308 Wilmot Building
Website

Interests: Nonlinear Optics

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Bromage, Jake

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

jbro@lle.rochester.edu | (585) 273-5105
270A LLE

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

Thomas G. Brown

Brown, Thomas G.

Professor of Optics
brown@optics.rochester.edu | (585) 275-7816
516 Goergen Hall

Interests: Optoelectronics

Victor Bucklew

Bucklew, Victor

Postdoctoral Associate
Renninger Group
vbucklew@ur.rochester.edu
306 Wilmot

Dale Buralli

Buralli, Dale

Adjunct Associate Professor
buralli@apollooptical.com | (585) 272-6174

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Cristina Canavesi

Canavesi, Cristina

Research Associate
UR Center Coordinator for NSF I/UCRC Center for Freeform Optics
c.canavesi@rochester.edu | (585) 273-4037
503 Goergen Hall

Jaime Cardenas

Cardenas, Jaime

Assistant Professor of Optics
jaime.cardenas@rochester.edu
226 Wilmot
Website

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

Director Scott Carney

Carney, Scott

Professor of Optics
Director of the Institute of Optics
scott.carney@rochester.edu | (585) 274-0113
113 Wilmot Building

Interests: Computed Imaging; Spectroscopy; Coherence Theory

Keren Chen

Chen, Keren

Postdoctoral Associate
Berger Group

kchen51@UR.Rochester.edu | (585) 275-7481
403 Goergen Hall

Fei Cheng

Cheng, Fei

Postdoctoral Associate
Vamivakas Group

fei.cheng@rochester.edu | (573) 368-8657
105 Wilmot Annex

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Jianming Dai

Dai, Jianming

Visiting Scientist
Zhang Group

jianmingdai@tju.edu.cn

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Davies, Kai

Assistant, Guo Research Group
Kai.davies@rochester.edu | (585) 275-7629
420 Wilmot

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E, Yiwen

Postdoctoral Associate
Zhang Group

ye2@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-6924
415 Goergen

Clarke Eastman

Eastman, Clarke

Adjunct Faculty Member
clarke.eastman@gmail.com | (585) 275-2961

Jay Eastman

Eastman, Jay

Executive Consultant, Industrial Associates Program
jmerx788@me.com

Joseph H. Eberly

Eberly, Joseph H.

Andrew Carnegie Professor of Physics
Professor of Optics

eberly@pas.rochester.edu | (585) 275-4576
321 Bausch & Lomb

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

fienup@optics.rochester.edu | (585) 275-8009
410 Wilmot Building
Website

Interests: Image Reconstruction; Wave Front Sensing

Thomas Foster

Foster, Thomas

Professor of Imaging Sciences
Professor of Optics
Professor of Physics

thomas.foster@rochester.edu | (585) 275-1347
3-5333 Medical Center
Website

Interests: Medical Optics; Photodynamic Therapy

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Nicholas George

George, Nicholas

Emeritus Professor of Optics
nicholas.george@rochester.edu
Website

Interests: Physical Optics; Imaging

Chunlei Guo

Guo, Chunlei

Professor of Optics
guo@optics.rochester.edu | (585) 275-2134
419 Wilmot Building
Website

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

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Hayes, Adam

Research Associate
Rolland Group

adam.hayes@rochester.edu | (585) 276-5627
402 Goergen

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He, Yizhuo

Postdoctoral Associate
Guo Group

yhe39@UR.Rochester.edu
403 Wilmot

Adam Heiniger

Heiniger, Adam

Scientist
Marciante Group

adam.heiniger@rochester.edu | (585) 275-7834
513 Goergen Hall

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

jhunter@UR.Rochester.edu | (585) 273-4935
G4111 School of Medicine and Dentistry
Website

Interests: Retinal damage; Retinal imaging

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kern_gina

Kern, Gina

Administrative Assistant to the Director of The Institute
kern@optics.rochester.edu | (585) 275-4722
114 Wilmot

Wayne H. Knox

Knox, Wayne H.

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

wknox@optics.rochester.edu | (585) 273-5520
507 Goergen Hall
Website

Michael Koch

Koch, Michael

Research Engineer
Wicks Group

mkoc@lle.rochester.edu | (585) 273-2677
LLE

Kumarasiri Konthasinghe

Konthasinghe, Kumarasiri

Postdoctoral Associate
Vamivakas Group
kkonthas@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-7379
105 Annex

Todd D. Krauss

Krauss, Todd D.

Professor of Chemistry
Professor of Optics

Chair for Chemistry Department
krauss@chem.rochester.edu | (585) 275-5093
465 Hutchinson
Website

Interests: Nanoscale Materials and Devices

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Kruschwitz, Jennifer D. T.

Assistant Professor of Optics
jennifer.kruschwitz@rochester.edu | (585) 276-7823
509 Wilmot Building

Interests: Optical Interference Coatings and Color

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Kruschwitz, Brian

Associate Professor of Optics
Senior Scientist, LLE

bkru@lle.rochester.edu | (585) 273-5104
Laboratory for Laser Energetics

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

leidner@optics.rochester.edu | (585) 275-7834
513 Goergen Hall

Qiang Lin

Lin, Qiang

Associate Professor of Optics and Electrical and Computer Engineering
qiang.lin@rochester.edu | (585) 275-3799
342 Hopeman
Website

Interests: Nanophotonic Devices; Physics and Applications

Svetlana G. Lukishova

Lukishova, Svetlana G.

Senior Scientist
lukishov@optics.rochester.edu | (585) 275-8007
323 Wilmot Building
Website

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John Marciante

Marciante, John

Associate Professor of Optics
marciante@optics.rochester.edu | (585) 273-4737
514 Goergen Hall
Website

Interests: Lasers; Waveguides; Fiber Optics; Ultrafast

Brian McIntyre

McIntyre, Brian

Lecturer
brian.mcintyre@rochester.edu | (585) 275-3058
202 Wilmot Building

Benjamin Miller

Miller, Benjamin L.

Professor of Dermatology
Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Professor of Optics

benjamin_miller@urmc.rochester.edu | (585) 275-9085
5-6818 Medical Center
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

moore@optics.rochester.edu | (585) 275-5248
409A Goergen Hall
Website

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

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Jessica DeGroote Nelson

Nelson, Jessica DeGroote

Adjunct Assistant Professor
jnelson@optimaxsi.com | (585) 265-1020

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James Oliver

Oliver, James

Senior Lecturer
joli@lle.rochester.edu | (585) 275-1194

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Michael Pomerantz

Pomerantz, Michael

Technical Associate
mpomera2@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 276-6818
103 Hopeman

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Xiaofeng Qian

Qian, Xiaofeng

Research Associate
Vamivakas Group
xiaofeng.qian@rochester.edu | (585) 275-8533
215 Wilmot

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Jennifer Reiser

Reiser, Jennifer

Center Coordinator, Center for Freeform Optics
jreiser2@UR.rochester.edu | (585) 273-4040
505 Goergen

William Renninger

Renninger, William

Assistant Professor of Optics
william.renninger@rochester.edu | (585) 276-3709
214 Wilmot
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 for R.E. Hopkins Center for Optical Design & Engineering
Director for NSF/IUCRC: Center for Freeform Optics

rolland@optics.rochester.edu | (585) 273-4040
505 Goergen Hall
Website

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

russell_lori

Russell, Lori

Administrator of the Institute
lrussell@optics.rochester.edu | (585) 275-5048
115 Wilmot

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Savich, Greg

Adjunct Assistant Professor
gregory.savich@rochester.edu | (585) 273-1774
125 Gavett

Greg Schmidt

Schmidt, Greg

Research Engineer
Moore Group

greg.schmidt@rochester.edu | (585) 275-8012
408 Goergen

schnitzler_maria

Schnitzler, Maria

Sponsored Research Administrator and Graduate Admissions Coordinator for the Institute
schnitzl@optics.rochester.edu | (585) 273-1155
315 Wilmot

Justin Schultz

Schultz, Justin

Postdoctoral Fellow
juschul@optics.rochester.edu | (585) 275-4975
167 Bausch and Lomb

Mumtaz Sheikh

Sheikh, Mumtaz

Visiting Research Assistant Professor
msheikh@UR.Rochester.edu | (585) 532-4055
306 Wilmot Hall

Dan Smith

Smith, Daniel

Undergraduate Program Manager
daniel.smith@rochester.edu | (585) 275-7764
106 Wilmot

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Snopkowski, Adrienne

Financial Analyst
Adrienne.snopkowski@rochester.edu | (585) 275-2318
123 Wilmot

Carlos R. Stroud, Jr.

Stroud, Carlos R., Jr.

Professor of Optics
Professor of Physics

stroud@optics.rochester.edu | (585) 275-2598
312 Wilmot Building
Website

Interests: Quantum Optics

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Jacqueline Thomas-Bell

Thomas-Bell, Jacqueline

Graduate Program Coordinator
jacqueline.thomas-bell@rochester.edu | (585) 275-7720
105 Wilmot

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Thompson, Brian

Emeritus Professor of Optics
Provost Emeritus

Email address not available

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Nick Vamivakas

Vamivakas, Nick

Associate Professor of Quantum Optics & Quantum Physics
nick.vamivakas@rochester.edu | (585) 275-2089
214 Wilmot Building
Website

Interests: Quantum Optics; Quantum Physics

Anatoliy Vorobyev

Vorobyev, Anatoliy

Senior Scientist, Guo Group
vorobyev@optics.rochester.edu | (585) 275-5561
418 Wilmot Building

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Gary W. Wicks

Wicks, Gary W.

Professor of Optics
wicks@optics.rochester.edu | (585) 275-4867
109A Wilmot Building
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 Engineering
Director of the Center for Visual Science

david@cvs.rochester.edu | (585) 275-8672
270 Meliora Hall
Website

Interests: The Human Visual System; Physiological Optics

Emil Wolf

Wolf, Emil

Wilson Professor of Optical Physics
Professor of Optics

ewlupus@pas.rochester.edu | (585) 275-4397
307A Bausch & Lomb

Interests: Physical Optics; Coherence Theory

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Geunyoung Yoon

Yoon, Geunyoung

Professor of Ophthalmology, Optics
Center for Visual science and Biomedical Engineering
gyoon@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 273-4998
G-3184 Medical Center

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
zavislan@optics.rochester.edu | (585) 275-9819
416 Goergen Hall
Website

Interests: Optical Engineering; Biomedical Optical Systems

Xi-Cheng Zhang

Zhang, Xi-Cheng

M. Parker Givens Professor of Optics
Xi-Cheng.Zhang@rochester.edu | (585) 275-0333
415 Goergen Building
Website

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

Jihua Zhang

Zhang, Jihua

Postdoctoral Associate
Guo Group

jzh119@UR.Rochester.edu | (585) 276-4248
402 Wilmot Hall

Len Zheleznyak

Zheleznyak, Len

Research Associate
Knox Group
lelenz@optics.rochester.edu | (585) 275-6511
504 Goergen Hall

Jonathan D. Zuegel

Zuegel, Jonathan D.

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

zuegel@lle.rochester.edu | (585) 275-4425
278 Laboratory for Laser Energetics

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