José Sasián

Professor of Optical Sciences

José Sasián

Professor of Optical Sciences

Additional Affiliation

  • Professor of Astronomy

Employment

  • Professor: The University of Arizona, Optical Sciences Center/College of Optical Sciences, 2001-present
  • Professor: The University of Arizona, Department of Astronomy and Steward Observatory, 2001-present
  • Associate Professor: The University of Arizona, Optical Sciences Center, 1995-2001
  • Associate Professor: The University of Arizona, Department of Astronomy and Steward Observatory, 1995-2001
  • Technical Staff: AT&T Bell Laboratories, 1990-1995
  • Graduate Research Assistant/Associate: The University of Arizona, Optical Sciences Center, 1984-1990
  • Optician: University of Mexico, Institute of Astronomy, 1974-1984

Awards and Honors

  • The Optical Society (OSA), Fellow
  • Optical Society of India: Lifetime Member
  • Riverside Telescope Makers Conference: Merit Award, 1988
  • SPIE: Fellow
  • SPIE: Rudolf Kingslake Medal and Prize, 1994

Specific Research Interests

  • Optical engineering
  • Optical design, fabrication, and testing
  • Optical alignment
  • Light in gemstones
  • Optics in Art and Art in Optics
  • Light propagation

Research Summary

Currently Professor Sasián has been working on lens sensitivity to aberrations and lens desensitizing techniques. He is also interested in optical alignment devices and techniques.

Admin(s)

Degrees

  • Ph.D., 1988, University of Arizona
  • M.S., 1987, University of Arizona
  • B.Sc., 1982, University of Mexico
Faculty S Faculty Optical Engineering
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The University of Arizona
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