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Costin Curatu

CREOL Alum: Costin Curatu

Education
2009 PhD in Optics, advisor: James E. Harvey
2005 MS in Optics, advisor: James E. Harvey
2003 MS in Electrical Eng. / Optics at Laval University, QC Canada
2001 B.A.Sc. in Elec. & Comp. Eng. at University of Toronto, ON Canada

Employment
Current Position: Head, Search & Evaluation, Surgical BD&L / Alcon, A Novartis Company
2009 - 2017: Project Head, Alcon, A Novartis Company
2008 - 2009: Graduate Research Assistant, University of Central Florida, College of Optics & Photonics
2003 - 2008: Graduate Research Assistant, University of Central Florida, College of Optics & Photonics
 
Awards & Honors
2006 2006 William H. Price Scholarship in Optical Engineering
 
Biography
Costin E. Curatu received his B.A.Sc. degree from University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada in 2001 and M.S. degree from Laval University, Quebec, Canada in 2003 both in Electrical Engineering. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D. degree in Optics at UCF. As a graduate research assistant, he has been with ODALab at the College of Optics/CREOL since September 2003. His research interests include Optical Design for HeadMounted Displays, Eye Tracking, and Vision Optics.
 
Publications
2009
Costin Curatu
"Wavefront sensor For Eye Aberrations Measurements"
PhD Thesis, CREOL, The College of Optics and Photonics
2006
Curatu, C., H. Hua, J.P. Rolland
"Dual-Purpose Lens for an Eye-Tracked Projection Head-Mounted Display"
International Optical Design Conference (IODC 2006), Vancouver, Canada, 4-8 June 2006; Proceedings of SPIE Vol 6342
2006
C. Curatu, G. Curatu, and J. Rolland
"Fundamental and Specific Steps in Shack-Hartmann Wavefront Sensor Design "
Annual Meeting of the SPIE, Invited Paper (August 2006), Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 6288
2006
Curatu, C., G. Curatu, and J. Rolland
"Tolerance Analysis Method for Shack-Hartmann Sensors Using a Variable Phase Surface"
Optics Express 14(1), p. 138-147
2005
Curatu, C., H. Hua, and J. Rolland
"Projection-Based Head-Mounted Display with Eye-tracking Capabilities"
Novel Optical Systems Design and Optimization VIII, SPIE Symposium on Optics and Photonics, 31 July-4 August 2005, San Diego, CA, Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 5875, 58750J
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