Phote of Edward KibblewhiteEdward Kibblewhite is a Professor at the University of Chicago in the Department of Astronomy and Enrico Fermi Institute. He is a senior Fellow of the Compution Institute at Chicago.
He obtained a B.A. in Electrical Engineering at the University of Cambridge in 1966. He proposed and built the APM facility at the Institute of Astronomy at Cambridge. He was a staff member at the National Astronomical Observatory in Tucson and joined the faculty at Chicago in 1990. He has been Principal Investigator in a number of major NSF projects developing adaptive optics and laser guide star technology for astronomy. Recent interests involve use of adaptive optics for biology and the design of very large telescopes for DOD and astronomical applications. He is writing a text book on Adaptive Optics for John Wiley.
return to home page ]   

7:56 pm  Mar 11 2010 Edward Kibblewhite