UA Optical Sciences Faculty

Russell ChipmanRussell A. Chipman

Russell Chipman is a Professor of Optical Sciences at the University of Arizona, Tucson AZ.  He runs the Polarization Laboratory which performs research into polarization elements, liquid crystals, and polarization aberrations.  He managed optics departments at JDS Uniphase and Johnson and Johnson and was also a Physics professor at the University of Alabama in Huntsville.  Professor Chipman  has developed many unique spectropolarimeters and imaging polarimeters and conducted studies into polarization in fiber components, waveguides, liquid crystals, polarization elements, and natural polarization signatures.  He holds fourteen patents in optics.  He received his BS from MIT and his M. S and Ph. D. in Optical Science from the University of Arizona.  Prof. Chipman is a Fellow of OSA and SPIE and the 2007 recipient of SPIE’s G. G. Stokes award for work in polarization.

チップマン教授はCollege of Optical Sciences の偏光研究室を主宰。本研究室では偏光機能素子、液晶、偏光による収差などが研究テーマとなっている。JDS Uniphase社、ジョンソン・アンド・ジョンソン社では光学関連部門のマネージャーとして、また、アラバマ大学ハンツビル校では物理学教授としての経歴もある。 分光偏光測定機やイメージ偏光測定機の開発を手がけ、ファイバー用光学部品、ウェーブガイド、液晶、偏光機能部品、及び自然界の偏光に関する研究に従事。光学の分野で12の特許を持つ。 MITを卒業、アリゾナ大学光科学学部で修士、博士の学位を得る。OSA及びSPIEのフェローをつとめ、Applied Opticsの編集委員(Topical Editor)でもある。2007年度、偏光の研究によりストークス賞を受賞。OSA偏光工学グループのチェアでもある。

Tom Milster Tom D. Milster

Prof. Tom D. Milster graduated with a BS in Electrical Engineering at the University of Missouri-Rolla in 1981 and PhD in Optical Sciences from the University of Arizona in 1987.  After working three years for IBM Corporation as an Optical Engineer, he rejoined the University of Arizona as a faculty member in 1989.  Prof. Milster teaches classes in Physical Optics and has active research programs in microscopy, lithography and data storage.  His specialty is in utilizing evanescent energy to perform high-resolution experiments.  He also has a strong engineering effort to develop gray-scale computer generated diffractive optical elements.  His research thesis is to push the boundaries of optical science and engineering to produce the maximum amount of information from a given volume of space and time.  He has over 100 refereed publications and holds 14 patents.  He is a fellow of the Optical Society of America (OSA) and the Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE).


portrait_SasianJ_credit-Jose-Sasian_150x200pxJosé Sasián

José Sasián is a professor at the College of Optical Sciences at the University of Arizona. He has been teaching for many years introductory and advanced lens design courses including the wave theory of aberrations. His research interests are in optics education, optical design, lithography, optical fabrication, testing and alignment, opto-mechanics, light in gemstones, art in optics and optics in art, visual optics, and light propagation in general.


Milorad CvijeticMilorad Cvijetic

Milorad Cvijetic joined the University of Arizona – College of Optical Sciences as a Professor in 2011. Previously he served as Vice President and Chief Technology Strategist at NEC Corporation of America. In his 30+ year’s long professional career, Dr. Cvijetic has been one of pioneers in dealing with high-speed optical systems and coherent detection technologies, as well as industry technology leader responsible for advanced optical networking technologies. He has taken part in numerous technical conferences and symposiums, in some as a conference/session chairman, technical committee member, short course instructor, or invited speaker. His current interests/expertise include high-speed optical transmission systems and networking, free space optical (FSO) communications and quantum communications over FSO and optical fiber channels. Prof Cvijetic received his Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from Belgrade University in 1984. He is the OSA Fellow and Associate Editor of OSA/IEEE Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, as well as the author/coauthor of more than 150 technical papers, 4 books, and 23 US patents.

シビジェティック教授は、2011年以来アリゾナ大学にて、超高速光通信システムおよびネットワーキング、自由空間、および、ファイバを介した自由空間量子通信の研究に従事。アリゾナ大学以前にはNEC Corporation of AmericaにてVice Presidentを務める。高速光通信、コヒーレント光検出においてパイオニア的役割を30年以上務める。ベルグラード大学にて1984年に博士号を電気工学の分野で取得。OSA/IEEE Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Associate Editor、150の共著論文、4冊の著作、および23件のUS特許を取得。アメリカ光学会フェロー。

Professor Hong HuaHong Hua

Hong Hua, Fellow of SPIE and Senior Member of OSA, is currently a Professor with the College of Optical Sciences (OSC), The University of Arizona. She has over 20 years of experiences in researching and developing head-mounted display technologies for virtual and augmented reality applications and investigating various visual perceptual issues related to using head-mounted displays. As the Principal Investigator of the 3-D Visualization and Imaging Systems Laboratory (3DVIS Lab), Dr. Hua’s current research interests include various head-worn displays and 3-D displays, optical engineering, medical imaging, collaborative virtual and augmented environments, and human-computer interaction.

SPIEのフェローとOSAのシニアメンバーであるHong Huaは現在、アリゾナ大学の光学科学部(OSC)の教授です。彼女は、仮想および拡張現実感アプリケーションのためのヘッドマウントディスプレイ技術の研究および開発、およびヘッドマウントディスプレイの使用に関連する様々な視覚上の問題の調査において、20年以上の経験を有しています。 3D視覚映像システム研究室(3DVIS Lab)の主宰者として、Huaは現在、様々な頭部装着ディスプレイや3次元ディスプレイ、光学工学、医用画像、協調的仮想および拡張環境、ならびに人間とコンピュータの相互作用を研究しています。

portrait_TakashimaY_150x200pxYuzuru Takashima

Yuzuru Takashima is an Associate Professor at College of Optical Sciences of University of Arizona and has been on the faculty since 2011. He teaches one of the core courses: Lens Design for undergraduates and Optical Design for Multi-scale Photonic System for graduate students. Prior to joining to the University of Arizona, he was employed as a research staff by Stanford University where he has been actively involved in the field of novel optical system design and engineering, particularly for high density page-based and bit-based holographic data storage systems and Nano-photonic electron beam generators. He was employed as an optical engineer at Toshiba Corporation in Japan where he conducted research and development of ultra-precision manufacturing of optical components and products. He received B.S. in Physics from Kyoto University and M.S. and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University. He holds 6 US and Japanese patents.