Curriculum Vitae

 

Educational Background
University of RochesterPhD Optics1968
MS Optics1965
Case Institute of TechnologyBS Physics1965
Employment History
University of Arizona 1974-2013
………Optical SciencesDean2005-2012
Director1999-2005
Professor1979-2013
Associate Professor1976-1979
Assistant Professor1974-1976
………Electrical and Computer EngineeringProfessor1989-2013
University of RochesterBoard of Trustees2012-date
Case Western Reserve UniversityBoard of Trustees2010-date
Changchun UniversityVisiting Professor2005-2010
VeecoBoard of Directors1979-1999
WYKO CorporationPresident & Board Chairman1984-1997
ILX LightwaveBoard of Directors1989-2012
Optics 1Board of Directors1999-2008
4D Technology CorporationBoard Chairman2002-date
University of RochesterVisiting Professor1983
CSIROVisiting Scientist1983
Itek CorporationManager, Optical Engineering1974
Optical Engineer1968-1974
Lowell Technological InstituteInstructor, Math and Physics1970-1974
Lecturer, Physics1969-1972
Libbey-Owens-Ford Glass Co.Research Assistant1964-1965 Summers
Professional society affiliations and activities
OSA – Optical Society of America1966-date
………Fellow1977-date
………President2010
………President-Elect2009
………Vice President2008
………Board of Directors1979-1981, 2008-2011
………Executive Committee1980-1981, 2008-2011
………Associate Editor, Applied Optics1983
………Topical Editor, JOSA1983-1986
………Topical Editor, Applied Optics1989-1992
………Topical Editor, Optics Letters1990-1992
………Optical Technology Division Editor, Applied Optics1992-1997
………Associate Editor, Optics Express1998-2004
………Editor-in-Chief, Applied Optics2006-2008
SPIE – International Society for Optical Engineering1972-date
………Fellow1980-date
………President1986
………Board of Governors1978-1984
………Associate Editor, Optical Engineering1976-1984
NAI – National Academy of Inventors
………Elected Member2015-date
NAE – National Academy of Engineering
………Elected Member2007-date
OSI – Optical Society of India
………Lifetime Fellow2005-date
OSJ – Optical Society of Japan
………International Advisory Member, Optical Review1999-date
OSK – Optical Society of Korea
………Honorary Member2010-date
U.S. Committee for the International Commission for Optics1978-1983
American Physical Society
………Committee on Directed Energy Weapons1985-1986
Gordon Conference
………”Holography and Optical Information Processing”, Chairman1984
Books
Applied Optics and Optical Engineering, Vol. VII, Academic Press, 1979Co-edited with R. R. Shannon
Applied Optics and Optical Engineering, Vol. VIII, Academic Press, 1980Co-edited with R. R. Shannon
Applied Optics and Optical Engineering, Vol. IX, Academic Press, 1983Co-edited with R. R. Shannon
Applied Optics and Optical Engineering, Vol. X, Academic Press, 1987Co-edited with R. R. Shannon
Applied Optics and Optical Engineering, Vol. XI, Academic Press, 1992Co-edited with R. R. Shannon
Field Guide to Interferometric Optical Testing, SPIE, 2006Co-author Eric Goodwin
Awards
Election to National Academy of Inventors2015
Election to National Academy of Engineering2007
SPIE Gold Medal, For significant contributions to the field of interferometry and optical testing2003
OSA Joseph Fraunhofer Award, For pioneering work in the development of optical testing technology1992
SPIE Chandra Vikram Award, For pioneering contributions to the field of quantitative interferometric optical testing and for nurturing the invention of phase-measurement interferometer systems2010
SPIE Technology Achievement Award (WYKO), For development of software and instrumentation for optical quality metrology1988
R&D 100 Award
………Model RST Rough Surface Tester (WYKO)1993
………Phase-Cam 1000 – Fizeau Interferometer (4D Technology)2004
………Phase-Cam 4010-MW – Dynamic multiple wavelength interferometer (4D Technology)2005
………DX-40 Array Microscope (DMetrix)2005
HoloKnight2013
Photonics Circle of Excellence Award
………Development of multiple-wavelength TOPO (WYKO)1988
………TOPO A/F noncontact surface profiler with autofocus (WYKO)1990
………MicroProbe 3D scanning probe microscope (WYKO)1992
………WYKO rough surface tester (WYKO)1993
………PhaseCam 4000 (4D Technology).2004
Arizona Technology Council William F. McWhortor Community Service Leader of the Year2011
Doctorado Honoris Causa, Instituto Nacional de Astrofisica, Optica y Electronica, Puebla, Mexico2008
University of Arizona Technology Innovation Award2005
Tom Brown Excellence in Entrepreneurship Award2005
University of Rochester College of Engineering Distinguished Alumnus Award1994
Case Alumni Association Gold Medal Award2014
Arizona “Innovator of the Year” Product Award (WYKO)1993
University of Arizona College of Business and Public Administration Entrepreneurial Fellow1989
Companies Founded or Co-founded
Wyant Measurement Systems1981
WYKO Corporation1982
DMetrix2001
4D Technology2002