Alan Laird Lewis, OD, PhD

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


PhD, Physiological Optics, The Ohio State University
MSc, Phsyiological Optics, The Ohio State University
OD, Massachusetts College of Optometry
BSOptom, Massachusetts College of Optometry

Areas of Expertise

Professional Honors & Awards

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

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Optometry
Optica (formerly Optical Society of America)
Illuminating Engineering Society of North America
Commission Internationale de L’Eclairage
Council for Optical Radiation Measurements
International Dark Sky Association
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists
International Ergonomics Association
Massachusetts Society of Optometrists

Research Interests

Lighting and Visual Performance
Low Vision
Color Vision
Psychophysics of Vision