Dr. Nada A. O'Brien
Technical Program Management at Meta
SPIE Involvement:
Conference Program Committee | Author | Career Lab Leader
Profile Summary

Prefers her affiliation to be listed as: Facebook Inc. (USA) --MN 1/20
Nada O'Brien is a manager at Oculus Research of Facebook working on advanced and next generation head-mounted displays. Prior to that, she was a director in product management at Viavi Solutions. She has 20 years of experience in product and business development in the field of optics. Over those years, she has held engineering and management roles in the market areas of Telecommunications, Display, Defense, and other newly created product lines based on disruptive technologies like the MicroNIR™ spectrometer and form birefringent optical components. Nada earned her Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. She is an inventor on 10 patents in the topics of electrochromic materials, nanofabrication of inorganic materials, and spectroscopy.
Publications (6)

Proceedings Article | 21 May 2014 Paper
Christopher Pederson, Donald Friedrich, Chang Hsiung, Marc von Gunten, Nada O'Brien, Henk-Jan Ramaker, Eric van Sprang, Menno Dreischor
Proceedings Volume 9101, 91010O (2014) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2050019
KEYWORDS: Spectroscopy, Near infrared, Calibration, Infrared spectroscopy, Data modeling, Statistical modeling, Principal component analysis, Optical filters, Linear filtering, Absorbance

Proceedings Article | 8 March 2014 Paper
Donald Friedrich, Charles Hulse, Marc von Gunten, Eric Williamson, Christopher Pederson, Nada O'Brien
Proceedings Volume 8992, 899203 (2014) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2040669
KEYWORDS: Spectroscopy, Near infrared, Detector arrays, Chemical analysis, Sensors, Calibration, Near infrared spectroscopy, Optical filters, Reflectivity, Humidity

Proceedings Article | 18 May 2012 Paper
Nada O'Brien, Charles Hulse, Donald Friedrich, Fred Van Milligen, Marc von Gunten, Frank Pfeifer, Heinz Siesler
Proceedings Volume 8374, 837404 (2012) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.917983
KEYWORDS: Spectroscopy, Calibration, Near infrared, Soil contamination, Contamination, Soil science, Linear filtering, Spectral resolution, Mid-IR, Infrared spectroscopy

Proceedings Article | 15 September 2011 Paper
Proceedings Volume 8151, 815108 (2011) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.896059
KEYWORDS: Coronagraphy, Polarization, Spiral phase plates, Photonic crystals, Liquid crystals, Polymers, Telescopes, Exoplanets, Space telescopes, Optics manufacturing

Proceedings Article | 20 August 2009 Paper
Proceedings Volume 7440, 74400X (2009) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.826569
KEYWORDS: Coronagraphy, Spiral phase plates, Polarization, Wavefronts, Optical vortices, Space telescopes, Exoplanets, Telescopes, Manufacturing, Wavefront sensors

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Conference Committee Involvement (12)
Photonic Instrumentation Engineering XII
25 January 2025 | San Francisco, California, United States
Photonic Instrumentation Engineering XI
29 January 2024 | San Francisco, California, United States
Photonic Instrumentation Engineering X
30 January 2023 | San Francisco, California, United States
Photonic Instrumentation Engineering IX
24 January 2022 | San Francisco, California, United States
Photonic Instrumentation Engineering VIII
6 March 2021 | Online Only, California, United States
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