The range of interest of this group includes optics of the eye and of ophthalmic lenses and devices, physiological optics, mechanisms of transduction, transmission, coding, detection, and analysis of visual information.


Join the OSA Vision Technical Group for a three part workshop exploring chromatic aberrations in vision. This series will bring to light recent advances in the measurement and correction of chromatic aberrations in the eye for vision and imaging applications. In addition, the talks will explore future directions in the field.

Workshop Part I (19 June 2020, 12:00 EDT)
Featured speaker: Melanie C. W. Campbell, University of Waterloo

Workshop Part II (26 June 2020, 12:00 EDT)
Featured speakers: Susana Marcos, Instituto de Optica; Maria Viñas Peña, IO-CSIC;  Linda Lundström, KTH Stockholm

Workshop Part III (2 July 2020, 12:00 EDT)
Featured speakers: Ramkumar Sabesan, University of Washington; Enrique Josua Fernandez, Universidad de Murcia

Join the technical groups of the OSA Vision and Color Technical Division for their Data Blitz Series every Wednesday in July at 12:00 EDT. Each week’s session will feature a series of short talks followed by lots of time for questions and discussion. Register today for the following sessions:

8 July Session: New Findings in Color Perception and its Mechanisms

15 July Session: Advances in Adaptive Optics Retinal Imaging for Understanding Disease​

22 July Session: Recent Advances in Understanding Mechanism, Progression, and Treatment in Myopia

29 July Session: Visual Psychophysics and New Technologies for Understanding Vision

Vyas Akondi Stanford UniversityChair
Alberto de Castro Instituto de Óptica, CSICExecutive Committee Member
Christina Schwarz University of TübingenExecutive Committee Member
Len Zheleznyak Clerio Vision, Inc.Executive Committee Member

If you are a member of the Vision Technical Group and have ideas for activities and initiatives to help engage this community, please share them with the chair, Vyas Akondi.


View OSA Technical Group webinars on-demand at any time or register for any of our upcoming webinars online. Each webinar is an hour long and features a technical presentation on a topic selected by your OSA Technical Groups.

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