Felipe Guzman

  • Faculty Affiliation: OSC Professor
  • Research Specialty: Optical Engineering, Optical Physics
Associate Professor of Optical Sciences
Associate Professor of Astronomy
Email Address: 
felipe@optics.arizona.edu
Office Location: 
Meinel 429
Mailing Address: 

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

Phone Number: 
520-626-1778
Education: 
  • Ph.D., Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics and Lebniz University of Hannover, Germany, 2009
  • M.Sc., Carl-von-Ossietzky University of Oldenburg, Germany, 2005
  • B.S., University of Costa Rica, 2001
Employment: 
  • Research Physicist, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Bremen, Germany, 2016-2018
  • Senior Research Associate, NIST and Joint Quantum Institute (UMD), 2012-2016
  • LISA Pathfinder Optical Scientist, Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics, Hannover, Germany, 2011-2012
  • NASA Postdoctoral Program (NPP) Fellow, Goddard Space Flight Center, 2009-2011
Awards and Honors: 
  • Mercator Fellowship with the German Research Foundation (DFG), 2014-2019
  • NASA Postdoctoral Program Fellowship, 2009-2011
Specific Research Interests: 
  • Optical metrology and precision measurements
  • Optomechanical technologies: inertial sensing and navigation
  • Optical space technologies
  • Optical technologies and optomechanical systems for gravitational wave observatories and applications in geophysics 

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