Dr. Dan C. Gray
Founder and Principal Optical Engineer at Gray Optics
SPIE Involvement:
Area of Expertise:
Medical Optics , Endoscopes , Zemax , Optical Design , Product Development , Design for Manufacture
Profile Summary

Dr. Gray is a Senior Optical Engineer at Lighthouse Imaging. He has 8 years’ experience in the medical and industrial optics industry. In his current role he is responsible for all optical aspects of Lighthouse’s client projects. Dr. Gray obtained his Bachelor’s, Master’s and Ph.D. in Optics from the University of Rochester in 2002, 2003 and 2007 respectively. From 2007 to 2010 he worked at Optos Plc to commercialize adaptive optics retinal imaging technology as well as develop new low cost versions of Optos’ wide-field retinal scanning system. From 2010 to 2014 Dr. Gray worked at GE Global Research, developing new optical technology for high throughput fluorescence microscopes, fluorescence guided surgery, and biometric identification. He received a Six Sigma Black Belt while at GE and taught tolerance analysis to new GE employees. Dr. Gray has a diverse skill set, specializing in product development, design for manufacture, medical devices, lens design, image processing, opto-mechanical design, and scanning laser systems. He is a recognized expert in biomedical optics with 7 peer-reviewed journal publications and 12 granted/in process patents.
Publications (5)

Proceedings Article | 6 September 2013 Paper
Proc. SPIE. 8839, Dimensional Optical Metrology and Inspection for Practical Applications II
KEYWORDS: Relays, Cameras, Inspection, Lenses, Switches, Zoom lenses, Image resolution, Metrology, Content addressable memory, Ions

Proceedings Article | 19 February 2013 Paper
Proc. SPIE. 8659, Sensors, Cameras, and Systems for Industrial and Scientific Applications XIV
KEYWORDS: 3D image processing, Imaging systems, Cameras, Lens design, Modulation transfer functions, Image resolution, 3D image reconstruction, 3D metrology, 3D modeling, Structured light

Proceedings Article | 14 February 2012 Paper
Proc. SPIE. 8214, Advanced Biomedical and Clinical Diagnostic Systems X
KEYWORDS: Luminescence, Nerve, Cameras, Laparoscopy, Imaging systems, Visualization, Light emitting diodes, Optical filters, Surgery, Waveguides

Proceedings Article | 9 February 2012 Paper
Proc. SPIE. 8207, Photonic Therapeutics and Diagnostics VIII
KEYWORDS: Nerve, Luminescence, Cameras, Laparoscopy, Imaging systems, Visualization, Light emitting diodes, Optical filters, Surgery, Waveguides

Proceedings Article | 6 February 2008 Paper
Proc. SPIE. 6888, MEMS Adaptive Optics II
KEYWORDS: Microelectromechanical systems, Luminescence, Reflectivity, Adaptive optics, Mirrors, Eye, In vivo imaging, Sensors, Retinal scanning, Scanners

Conference Committee Involvement (1)
Advanced Biomedical and Clinical Diagnostic and Surgical Guidance Systems XIV
14 February 2016 | San Francisco, California, United States
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