Prof. Lorenzo Zago
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optomechatronics , systems engineering , optical metrology
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Born 1949 in Basel Switzerland. Dual Swiss and Italian nationality.
1973: degree in aeronautical engineering, Politecnico di MIlano, Italy.
1995: PhD, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland.
1985-1993: ESO on the VLT enclosures, infrastructures and environmental effects (seeing, wind).
1995-2007: CSEM, mainly in charge of high precision optomechatronics projects for space and astrophysical applications.
2007- : Professor for optics and metrology at University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland.
Publications (23)

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | August 19, 2016
Proc. SPIE. 9911, Modeling, Systems Engineering, and Project Management for Astronomy VI
KEYWORDS: Observatories, Observatories, Monochromatic aberrations, Telescopes, Telescopes, Mirrors, Astronomy, Imaging spectroscopy, Adaptive optics, Space telescopes, Optical instrument design, Spectroscopes

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | August 9, 2016
Proc. SPIE. 9911, Modeling, Systems Engineering, and Project Management for Astronomy VI
KEYWORDS: Telescopes, Mirrors, Data modeling, Integrated modeling, Integrated modeling, Image quality, Space telescopes, Finite element methods, Aerodynamics, Performance modeling, Systems modeling

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | August 8, 2016
Proc. SPIE. 9913, Software and Cyberinfrastructure for Astronomy IV
KEYWORDS: Human-machine interfaces, Observatories, Telescopes, Data storage, Interfaces, Control systems, Computer programming, Software development, Active optics, Control systems design

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | July 27, 2016
Proc. SPIE. 9906, Ground-based and Airborne Telescopes VI
KEYWORDS: Monochromatic aberrations, Telescopes, Telescopes, Mirrors, Sensors, Error analysis, Wavefronts, Adaptive optics, Space telescopes, Optical instrument design, Active optics

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | July 28, 2014
Proc. SPIE. 9151, Advances in Optical and Mechanical Technologies for Telescopes and Instrumentation
KEYWORDS: Optomechanical design, Telescopes, Mirrors, Astronomy, Metrology, Imaging systems, Cameras, Calibration, Precision measurement, Precision calibration

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | July 22, 2014
Proc. SPIE. 9145, Ground-based and Airborne Telescopes V
KEYWORDS: Monochromatic aberrations, Point spread functions, Telescopes, Mirrors, Optical design, Sensors, Wavefronts, Adaptive optics, Space telescopes, Optical instrument design

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