- 1961 - Caltech, Pasadena, CA. B.S. Physics
- 1967 - Brandeis, Waltham, MA. Ph.D. Physics
- 1967-1981: Assistant Prof. - Full Prof., Joint Science Dept., Claremont Colleges, Claremont, CA.
- 1972-1973: Visiting Faculty, Psychology Dept., Stanford University, Stanford, CA.
- 1974-1981: Visiting Associate, Division of Biology, Caltech, Pasadena, CA.
- 1978-1979: Sabbatical at Harvard and Smith-Kettlewell Institute of Visual Science, San Francisco, CA.
- 1981-1987: Professor, College of Optometry, University of Houston, Houston, Texas.
- 1987-present: Professor, School of Optometry, University of California at Berkeley.
Recent Grants & Awards:
- First Place individual award in the California State mathematics competition held at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, 1956. About 200 high schools from all over California competed.
- Two academic scholarships to attend Caltech, 1957-1961.
- NSF predoctoral graduate fellowship for Brandeis University, 1961-1965.
- Visiting scientist, Lawrence Berkeley Lab, summers 1968, 1969 (supported by LBL).
- Grant for research in particle physics, 1968-1970, from Scripps College.
- Grant for research in brain mechanisms, 1971, from Claremont Men's College.
- Aspen Center for Physics, summers of 1968, 1969, 1971, 1972, 1974 (partially supported by NSF).
- Grant for research in particle physics, 1970-1972, NSF.
- Grant for Esalen Conference on Quantum Mechanics and Consciousness, 1976.
- Instructional grant for department's minicomputer, 1977, from NSF-ISEP.
- NSF Faculty Development Fellowship, full year, 1978-1979.
- Apple Foundation Grant, for development of educational software.
- BRSG 4/1/82-3/31/83, $3000. "Dynamic Interactions of Accommodation and Vergence in Human Eye Movements."
- NEI Small Grant RO3 EY04243. 2/16/82-2/15/83, $15,000. "Probing Interactions in ERG and VEP Sources."
- BRSG S07 RR07147. 4/1/83-3/31/84, $3000. "A Data Acquisition System for Measuring Rapid Interactions in Vision."
- NEI Research Grant R01 EY04776. 4/01/84-3/31/87, $161,068."High Spatial Frequency Feature Acuity in Amblyopia."
- Rank Foundation Award to attend conference in Cambridge, England, 1/84.
- Univ. of Houston. I was awarded a DEC Pro-350 for eye-movement research, 10/84.
- Commodore International. Bob Rice, David Loshin and I were awarded $8000 worth of computers to use in our optics curriculum, 8/84.
- NEI Postdoctoral Award for Doug Horner F32 EY05784 (I am P.I.), 9/84-8/87, "Saccadic Tacking of Random Walk Stimuli."
- University of Houston Instructional grant, $1000 to upgrade the optics programs for the Commodore 128 computer (1984).
- BRSG S07 RR04147-13. 4/1/85-3/31/86, $5000. "Assessment of Binocular Interactions Using the Visual Evoked Potential."
- University of Houston. 1986. I was awarded the Vision Science Program Teaching Award.
- Texas Advanced Technology Research Program. 1/1/86-7/31/87. $650,000. "Incorporation of New High-Tech Optics into Corrective Devices for the Human Eye and Other Commercial, Military, and Aerospace Applications." This was a joint grant to Borish, Benjamin, Klein, Loshin, Pitts, and Ruben of the University of Houston College of Optometry.
- NSF, 2/1/86-1/31/87. $25,688 for the purchase of a VAX-II workstation plus laser printer. "Modelling Spatial Vision."
- BRSG, 4/1/86-3/31/87. $5,000. "Hyperacuity Under Photopic, Mesopic and Scotopic Conditions."
- University of Houston Vision Science Program. Outstanding Graduate Instructor award for 1986.
- CED, 1987-1988. $5,400. "Reorganization of optics lectures: Computer demonstrations and 'Teaching by testing."
- NIH, 7/1/88-6/30/92. $82,358 per year. "High Spatial Frequency Feature Acuity in Amblyopia."
- AFOSR, 1/1/89-7/31/92. $72,913 per year. "Spatio-Temporal Masking: Hyperacuity and Local Adaptation."
- NSF, 1/1/89-12/31/90. $49,849 per year. "Acuity and hyperacuity during image motion."
- RIIG, Regents Instructional Improvement Grant, 1989-1990. $5,572.35. "Enhanced optical bench simulation for the Macintosh."
- NIH, 7/1/92-6/31/99. $120,000 per year. "High Spatial Frequency Feature Acuity in Spatial Vision."
- UC Berkeley Committee on Research award of $1,500 from Chancellor's Special Computer Equipment and Software Grant. Dec. 1994. For a hard disk for my Sun Sparcstation.
- NIH, 9/30/95 - 3/31/96. $100,000. Phase 1 SBIR award to Neurometrics Institute (Thom Carney president) titled "New Corneal Topography Algorithm and Its Applications". Klein was PI.
- UC Berkeley GSI Teaching and Resource Center. 1993, 1995, 1996. Awards averaging about $1000 to support my 300 level GSI teaching methods course.
- Optical Society of America Fellow award. February, 1996.
- NIH/NEI and Neurometrics Institute. 9/1/97 - 8/31/2000. $714,030. Phase 2 SBIR award to Neurometrics Institute titled "New Corneal Topography Algorithm and Its Applications". I was the main writer of the proposal. We shifted PI to Bob Mandell. A subcontract has been awarded from Neurometrics Institute to the School of Optometry, with Klein as PI, about $80,000/year (direct cost).
- UC Berkeley Committee on Research Competing Award for research in connecting VEP and fMRI source localization.
- UC Berkeley, August 1, 1999 - June 30, 2000. $999. Instructional Minigrant. "Integration of low vision material into first year Optics course."
- Univ. of Arizona. June, 2000 - May, 2002. $20,000. Effects of attention and awareness on sources of the visual evoked potential.
- NIH/NEI, 5/1/00-4/30/03. $170,000 per year. "High Spatial Frequency Feature Acuity in Spatial Vision."
- CULAR, Collaborative UC-Los Alamos grant. 9/00 - 8/03. $45,000 per year. "Locating sources of brain activity in space and time"
NIH/NEI, 5/1/04-4/30/09. $200,000 per year. "High Spatial Frequency Feature Acuity in Spatial Vision."
NIH/NEI, 7/1/04-6/30/07. $275,000. "Where and when of cortical activity measured with EEG and fMRI."
DARPA subcontract, 10/1/05-9/30/06. $155,110. "Neurotechnology for Image Analysts."
- Complete list
- Publications from 2000 - 2002, with commentaries.
- Publications from 1996 - 1999, with commentaries.
- Publications from 1993 - 1996, with commentaries.
National Committees and Editorships
- Optical Society Vision Advisory Committee (1984-1989)
- Ad Hoc Study Sections for NIH (1986, 1987, 2000, 2001)
- Chaired meetings at annual meetings of Optical Society, ARVO, Rochester (averaging >1/year).
- Consulting editor for Perception and Psychophysics (1991-present).
- Co-chair for the SPIE meeting on Human Vision (1992- present).
- Co-chair for the SID meeting on Human Factors (1992-1993).
- Topical editor of Journal of Optical Society for Vision (1990, 1992- 1999).
- Executive committee of Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness (1994 - 1997)
Thesis advisor for:
- Doug Horner (PhD)
- Hoaxun Xu (MS)
- Qingmin Hu (MS, PhD)
- Heidi Baseler (PhD)
- Amnon Silverstein (MS; PhD)
- Scott Slotnick (MS; PhD)
- Lauren Barghout (MS)
- Corina Van de Pol (PhD)
- Shahram Dastmalchi (PhD)
- Suzanne Baker (PhD)
- Henry Tran (PhD not completed)
- Natsuko Toyofuku (PhD)
- Justin Ales (PhD)
- Sangita Dandekar (PhD expected 2009)
- Zeyu Li (MS expected 2008)
David Kim (PhD expected 2012)
Thesis committee member for:
Patricia Apkarian (PhD), Terry Darcy (PhD), Ross Larkin (PhD), Scott Steinman (PhD),
Larry Baitch (PhD), Yen Lee Yap (PhD), Michael Kalloniatis (PhD), Dajin Yu (MS),Rong Sun (MS), Tom Raasch (PhD), Allison Sekuler (PhD), Koji Ezumi (PhD),
Brent Beutter (PhD), Anh Nguyen (PhD), Roger Kumpf (MS), Dan Fletcher (PhD),
David Taubman (PhD), Mark Halstead (PhD), Stephen Smoot (PhD), Nancy Kim (PhD),
Lillian Chu (MS), Zijiang Yang (PhD), Juliana Baldo (PhD), Ethan Newby (PhD),
Greg Klein (PhD), Wai-Tian Tan (PhD), Vineeta Sharma (PhD), Roger Li (PhD),
Brian Pasley (PhD), Kendrick Kai (PhD), Sarang Dalal (PhD), Garth Robin (PhD).