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IU Bloomington

Patrice Tankam

School of Optometry

Expert Bio

Patrice Tankam worked as a senior optical scientist at Corning Inc. from December 2016 to July 2017, before joining the faculty at the Indiana University School of Optometry in August 2017. His research interests include corneal imaging, corneal disease and mechanism, light interaction with biological tissue, interferometry, optical metrology, optical coherence tomography, fluorescence microscopy, optical design and image processing. Tankam received his M.S. degree in optical engineering in 2007 and a Ph.D. in optical sciences in 2010 in France. He was a postdoctoral fellow at the Institut d’Optique in France and the Institute of Optics at the University of Rochester.

Areas of Expertise

Optical engineering, optical coherence tomography, microscopy, anterior segment imaging, optical design.