Dr. Lorenzo Zago
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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 (26)

Proceedings Article | 10 July 2018
Proc. SPIE. 10706, Advances in Optical and Mechanical Technologies for Telescopes and Instrumentation III
KEYWORDS: Actuators, Electronics, Digital signal processing, Interfaces, Amplifiers, Control systems, Software development, Position sensors, Intelligence systems, Motion controllers

Proceedings Article | 19 August 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 | 9 August 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 | 8 August 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 | 27 July 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

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