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James Howard Burge

James (Jim) Howard Burge earned his B.S. degree from Ohio State University in 1987. He then received his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in 1991 and 1993 from the University of Arizona, where he has remained the duration of his career in various positions.

Since 2008, he has been in his current position, as Professor in the Department of Astronomy and Steward Observatory. He is also Professor Emeritus in the College of Optical Sciences.

He is a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and the American Society for Precision Engineering. He is a Fellow of OSA and SPIE. In 2011, he was the recipient of OSA’s Joseph Fraunhofer Award/Robert M. Burley Prize.

Document Created: 5 Feb 2020
Last Updated: 5 Feb 2020