John E. Greivenkamp

  • Faculty Affiliation: OSC Professor
  • Research Specialty: Optical Engineering
Professor of Optical Sciences
Professor of Ophthalmology
Email Address: 
greiven@arizona.edu
Office Location: 
Meinel 741
Mailing Address: 

College of Optical Sciences
The University of Arizona
1630 E. University Blvd.
P.O. Box 210094
Tucson, AZ 85721-0094

Phone Number: 
520-621-2942
Fax: 
520-621-9691
Education: 
  • Ph.D., The University of Arizona, 1980
  • M.S., The University of Arizona, 1979
  • B.A., Thomas More College, 1976
Employment: 
  • Professor: The University of Arizona, Optical Sciences Center/College of Optical Sciences, 1997-present
  • Professor, The University of Arizona, Department of Ophthalmology, 1997-present
  • Associate Professor: The University of Arizona, Optical Sciences Center, 1992-1997
  • Associate Professor: The University of Arizona, Department of Ophthalmology, 1992-1997
  • Research Associate: Eastman Kodak Co., Kodak Research Laboratories, 1987-1991
  • Senior Research Scientist: Eastman Kodak Co., 1982-1987
  • Research Scientist: Eastman Kodak Co., 1980-1982
  • Graduate Research Assistant: The University of Arizona, Optical Sciences Center, 1976-1980
Professional Affiliations and Activities: 
  • American Society for Precision Engineering: Member
  • National Research Council: Committee on Optical Science and Engineering, Member, 1995-1998
  • The Optical Society (OSA): Science and Engineering Council, Chair, 2002
  • OSA: Board of Directors, Executive Committee and Finance Committee, Member, 2000-2002
  • OSA: Engineering Council, Chair, 2000-2001
  • OSA: Annual Meeting, Chair, 1998
  • SPIE: Education Committee, Chair, 2002-2003
  • SPIE: Executive Committee, Member, 1999-2000
  • SPIE: Publications Committee, Member, 1998-2002
  • SPIE: Board of Directors, Member, 1997-2000
  • United States Advisory Committee for the International Commission for Optics: Member, 2001-2003
Awards and Honors: 
  • OSA: Fellow
  • SPIE: SPIE Educator Award, 2017
  • SPIE: Fellow
Courses: 
OPTI 202
OPTI 416
OPTI 502
Specific Research Interests: 
  • Ophthalmic and visual optics.
  • Ophthalmic instrumentation and measurements.
  • Interferometry and optical testing of aspheric surfaces.
  • Optical fabrication.
  • Optical system design.
  • Optical metrology systems.
  • Distance measurement systems.
  • Sampled imaging theory.
  • Optics of electronic imaging systems.

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Books Authored

  • Field Guide to Geometrical Optics
    John E. Greivenkamp