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Proteep Mallik

Email: [email protected]

Proteep grew up in Bangalore. He completed his schooling at The Valley School (KFI). After this he went to pursue further education in America, obtaining a bachelor's degree in physics (honors) and mathematics from the University of Oregon and a master's degree in optical sciences from the University of Arizona. Thereafter, he worked for several years as an optical engineer in the biotechnology and semiconductor industries. He has extensive experience in designing, manufacturing and measuring optics for astronomical telescopes.

Academic Qualifications
  • MS Optical Sciences
  • BS Physics (honors) and Mathematics
  • Quantitative Reasoning
  • Physics
Areas of Interest

Optics, experimental physics, telescope technology

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Research Interests

Optical metrology, adaptive optics, optical alignment, science education, teaching science through experiments

Publications and Writings
  • Aspheric Metrology Using CGHs, SPIE, 2007
  • Scanning Pentaprism Test, Optical Engineering, 2006
  • Rayleigh Beacon Guide Stars, SPIE 2003

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