Dr. Joseph M. Howard
Lead Optical Designer/James Webb Space Telescope at NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr
SPIE Involvement:
Audit Committee | Awards Committee | Board of Directors | Education Committee | Information Technology Committee | Membership & Communities Committee | Publications Committee | Scholarship Committee | Fellow status | Senior status | Conference Program Committee | Conference Chair | Author
Area of Expertise:
optical design , reflective optics , telescopes , space optics
Publications (54)

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | July 30, 2018
Proc. SPIE. 10698, Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2018: Optical, Infrared, and Millimeter Wave
KEYWORDS: Telescopes, Astronomy, Imaging systems, Cameras, Sensors, Spectroscopy, Polarimetry, Space telescopes, Far infrared, Cryogenics

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | July 24, 2018
Proc. SPIE. 10698, Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2018: Optical, Infrared, and Millimeter Wave
KEYWORDS: Telescopes, Mirrors, Astronomy, Aerospace engineering, Sensors, Spectroscopy, Space telescopes, Astrophysics, Cryocoolers, James Webb Space Telescope

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | July 10, 2018
Proc. SPIE. 10706, Advances in Optical and Mechanical Technologies for Telescopes and Instrumentation III
KEYWORDS: Point spread functions, Telescopes, Mirrors, Monte Carlo methods, Space telescopes, Optical alignment, James Webb Space Telescope, Cryogenics

SPIE Journal Paper | June 21, 2018
OE Vol. 57 Issue 10
KEYWORDS: Monochromatic aberrations, Aspheric lenses, Reflectors, Mirrors, Confocal microscopy, Imaging systems, Optical engineering, Aberration correction, Spherical lenses, Lens design

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | June 21, 2018
Proc. SPIE. 10690, Optical Design and Engineering VII
KEYWORDS: Confocal microscopy, Reflectors, Monochromatic aberrations, Mirrors, Imaging systems, Computing systems, Space telescopes, Aspheric lenses, Geometrical optics, Freeform optics

SPIE Journal Paper | April 28, 2018
OE Vol. 57 Issue 10
KEYWORDS: Mirrors, Distortion, Monochromatic aberrations, Aspheric lenses, Wavefronts, Control systems, Optical engineering, Imaging systems, Point spread functions, Computing systems

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Conference Committee Involvement (13)
Astronomical Optics: Design, Manufacture, and Test of Space and Ground Systems II
11 August 2019 | San Diego, California, United States
Astronomical Optics: Design, Manufacture, and Test of Space and Ground Systems
8 August 2017 | San Diego, California, United States
Novel Optical Systems Design and Optimization XV
15 August 2012 | San Diego, California, United States
Novel Optical Systems Design and Optimization XIV
22 August 2011 | San Diego, California, United States
Novel Optical Systems Design and Optimization XIII
3 August 2010 | San Diego, California, United States
Showing 5 of 13 published special sections
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