Alan Laird Lewis, OD, PhD

  • Adjunct Professor of Vision Sciences
  • Chairman, Institutional Review Board


OD, Massachusetts College of Optometry
PhD, Ohio State University
MSc, Ohio State University

Areas of Expertise

Fellow, American Academy of Optometry
Fellow, Illuminating Engineering Society
Gold Medal, Illuminating Engineering Society
Distinguished Service Award, Illuminating Engineering Society
Michigan Lighting Hall of Fame
Hall of Fame, National Academy of Opticianry
Benjamin Franklin Award, State University of New York

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Optometry
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
Engineering and Medicine / Transportation Research Board
Illuminating Engineering Society of North America
International Dark-Sky Association
International Ergonomics Association
Massachusetts Society of Optometrists
National Academy of Sciences
United States National Committee / Commission Internationale de L’Eclairage

Research Interests

Color Vision
Illuminating Engineering
Visual Performance