Associate Dean of Education and New Initiatives in the Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Science 2011-present

Director 2001-2011, The Institute of Optics at The University of Rochester

Professor of Optics, The Institute of Optics          

Professor of Vision Science in the Center for Visual Science  

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2004 Goergen Award for Undergraduate Teaching

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Goergen 507

275 Hutchison Road

University of Rochester

Rochester, NY 14627


585-273-1072 (fax)

Department Assistant Gina Kern   585-275-4722


Supported by a Distinguished Professor Award by:

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Research interests include:

Femtosecond Micromachining and applications in Vision Science

Dispersion Micromanagement in Holey and Photonic Crystal Fibers

Ultra-short pulse lasers

Novel fiber components based on fiber tapering

Dispersion compensation devices
High nonlinearity fiber devices

Ultrafast Mid-Infrared Sources

Dispersion - limits, measurements, compensation schemes
Biomedical Optics

Ultrafast laser physics and prototyping









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