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 | Editor
Area of Expertise:
optical design , reflective optics , telescopes , space optics
Publications (48)

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | November 27, 2017
Proc. SPIE. 10590, International Optical Design Conference 2017
KEYWORDS: Telescopes, Space telescopes, Astronomical imaging, Freeform optics, Aberration theory

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | November 27, 2017
Proc. SPIE. 10590, International Optical Design Conference 2017
KEYWORDS: Mirrors, Optical design, Freeform optics, Aberration theory

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | September 25, 2017
Proc. SPIE. 10562, International Conference on Space Optics — ICSO 2016

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | October 18, 2016
Proc. SPIE. 9951, Optical System Alignment, Tolerancing, and Verification X
KEYWORDS: Mirrors, Metrology, Calibration, Interfaces, Finite element methods, Optical alignment, Computer aided design, James Webb Space Telescope, Cryogenics, Virtual colonoscopy

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | September 27, 2016
Proc. SPIE. 9951, Optical System Alignment, Tolerancing, and Verification X
KEYWORDS: Mirrors, Metrology, Aerospace engineering, Sensors, Image segmentation, Error analysis, Silicon, Coronagraphy, Optical alignment, James Webb Space Telescope

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | September 27, 2016
Proc. SPIE. 9951, Optical System Alignment, Tolerancing, and Verification X
KEYWORDS: Human-machine interfaces, Optical components, Data modeling, Sensors, Calibration, Error analysis, Optical testing, Space telescopes, Analytical research, James Webb Space Telescope

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Conference Committee Involvement (12)
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
Novel Optical Systems Design and Optimization XII
3 August 2009 | San Diego, California, United States
Showing 5 of 12 published special sections
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