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    SC1216 Using Spatial Light Modulators
    Instructor: Tobias Haist
    25 June 8:30 – 13:30
    CEU: 0.4

    SC1217 Design, modeling, and fabrication techniques for micro-optics: applications to display imaging, sensing and metrology
    Instructor: Bernard C. Kress
    25 June 13:30 – 17:30
    CEU: 0.4

    SC1218 Optical technologies and architectures for Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR) and Mixed Reality (MR) Head Mounted Displays (HMDs)
    Instructor: Bernard C. Kress
    Sunday 25 June 8:30 – 13:30
    CEU: 0.4

    SC1219 Joint design of optics and image processing in computational sensing and imaging
    Instructor: David G. Stork
    Sunday 25 June 13:30 – 17:30
    CEU: 0.4


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    Instructor spotlight: Bernard Kress

    Bernard Kress

    Over the past two decades Bernard Kress has made significant scientific contributions as an engineer, researcher, associate professor, consultant, instructor, and author. He has been instrumental in developing numerous optical sub-systems for consumer electronics and industrial products, generating IP, teaching and transferring technological solutions to industry.

    What attendees have said about his courses:
    "The instructor is very knowledgeable in AR/VR and presented an extremely interesting course."
    "Excellent course. Bernard has a lot of energy and enthusiasm!!"
    "Excellent presentation. Very thorough and generous at answering questions."

    Important Dates

    Abstracts due
    Extended to 2 February 2021

    Author notification
    9 March 2021

    Manuscripts Due
    21 May 2021


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