Dr. Lorenzo Zago
SPIE Involvement:
Area of Expertise:
optomechatronics , systems engineering , optical metrology
Profile Summary

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 (27)

Proceedings Article | 30 August 2022 Paper
Proceedings Volume 12187, 121870U (2022) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2628850
KEYWORDS: Telescopes, Device simulation, Computer programming, Control systems, MATLAB, Observatories, Head, Laser range finders, Image quality, Turbulence

Proceedings Article | 10 July 2018 Paper
Proceedings Volume 10706, 107062W (2018) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2313201
KEYWORDS: Control systems, Digital signal processing, Motion controllers, Actuators, Amplifiers, Interfaces, Electronics, Position sensors, Software development, Intelligence systems

Proceedings Article | 19 August 2016 Paper
Proceedings Volume 9911, 99110S (2016) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2234459
KEYWORDS: Telescopes, Observatories, Optical instrument design, Adaptive optics, Telescopes, Observatories, Mirrors, Space telescopes, Imaging spectroscopy, Astronomy, Monochromatic aberrations, Spectroscopes

Proceedings Article | 9 August 2016 Paper
Proceedings Volume 9911, 991128 (2016) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2232816
KEYWORDS: Integrated modeling, Space telescopes, Telescopes, Performance modeling, Integrated modeling, Image quality, Mirrors, Systems modeling, Finite element methods, Data modeling, Aerodynamics

Proceedings Article | 8 August 2016 Paper
Proceedings Volume 9913, 991333 (2016) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2234394
KEYWORDS: Observatories, Telescopes, Control systems design, Software development, Active optics, Control systems, Human-machine interfaces, Interfaces, Data storage, Computer programming

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