Prof. John T. Sheridan
Associate Professor at Univ College Dublin
SPIE Involvement:
Symposia Committee | Fellow status | Senior status | Conference Program Committee | Conference Chair | Editor | Author | Student Chapter Advisor
Area of Expertise:
Optical Signal Processing , diffractive optics , Holography , wave optics , holographic materials - photopolymers , physical optics
Profile Summary

John T. Sheridan was born in Castlebar, Co. Mayo, Ireland, where he attended St Patricks National School and St Geralds College. He received his Bachelors degree (H1) in Electronic Engineering, from University College Galway (NUIG) in 1985, and his Masters degree in the Science of Electrical Engineering, from Georgia Tech, in 1986. While at GT he worked as a Research Assistant of Prof. William T. Rhodes. In 1987 he matriculated as a member of Jesus College Oxford and in 1991 he was awarded his doctorate by Oxford University for work carried out under the supervision of Prof. Laszlo Solymar and Prof. Colin J. R. Sheppard.

This was followed by postdoctoral research fellowships, supported first (1991) by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation and later (1992) by a European Community Bursary. Both were held at the Lehrstuhl fur Angewandte Optik in Erlangen-Nürnberg University, under the leadership of Prof. Dr A. W. Lohmann. In 1994 he took up a position as a visiting scientist at the European Commission Joint Research Centre, in Italy. In 1997 he was appointed to the School of Physics, Dublin Institute of Technology as a permanent lecturer.

He joined the Dept. of Electronic and Electrical, Engineering, University College Dublin (UCD), in 2000 as a College Lecturer. In 2005 he became a Senior Lecturer, and in 2007 Professor of Optical Engineering within the UCD School of Electrical, Electronic and Mechanical Engineering. He currently acts as Deputy Director of the UCD Communications and Optoelectronic Research Centre and of the SFI Strategic Research Cluster in Solar Energy Conversion.

He has authored ~350 papers, regularly serves on international conference committees and is a member of the editorial boards of several peer reviewed journals.

John is married to the very wonderful Dr Jutta Baum-Sheridan and is the extremely proud father of M. Daniel O. Sheridan.
Publications (175)

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | June 26, 2017
Proc. SPIE. 10329, Optical Measurement Systems for Industrial Inspection X
KEYWORDS: Diffraction, Refractive index, Holograms, Holography, Optical spheres, Digital holography, Imaging systems, Sensors, Microscopy, Error analysis, Image resolution, Tomography, Image quality, Signal processing, Reconstruction algorithms, Optical tomography

SPIE Conference Volume | June 26, 2017

SPIE Journal Paper | June 14, 2017
OE Vol. 56 Issue 06
KEYWORDS: Computer security, Optical authentication, Systems modeling, Computer programming, Optical image encryption, Image encryption

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | May 31, 2017
Proc. SPIE. 10233, Holography: Advances and Modern Trends V
KEYWORDS: Analytics, Holograms, Digital signal processing, Solar energy, Digital holography, Data modeling, Fourier transforms, Data conversion, Electronics engineering, Signal analyzers, Radium, Systems modeling, Digital Light Processing

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | May 16, 2017
Proc. SPIE. 10228, Nonlinear Optics and Applications X
KEYWORDS: Diffraction, Refractive index, Waveguides, Polymers, Laser beam propagation, Distortion, 3D modeling, Photopolymers, Photopolymer media, Photorefractive polymers, Light wave propagation, Polymer multimode waveguides

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | May 15, 2017
Proc. SPIE. 10233, Holography: Advances and Modern Trends V
KEYWORDS: Holography, Image encryption, Image processing, Fourier transforms, Cryptography, Phase retrieval, Signal processing, Fractional fourier transform, Systems modeling, Information security, Computer security, Optical image encryption, Gyrators

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Conference Committee Involvement (32)
Optoelectronic Imaging and Multimedia Technology V
11 October 2018 | Beijing, China
Optics and Photonics for Information Processing XII
19 August 2018 | San Diego, California, United States
Light Shaping Workshop
22 April 2018 | Strasbourg, France
Optics and Photonics for Information Processing XI
7 August 2017 | San Diego, California, United States
Holography: Advances and Modern Trends
24 April 2017 | Prague, Czech Republic
Showing 5 of 32 published special sections
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