Edward 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.
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