Sangeetha Metlapally, PhD, BSOpt, FAAO

  • Assistant Professor of Vision Sciences


PhD, Vision Science, University of Melbourne, Australia
BS, Optometry, Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, India
Elite School of Optometry, Chennai, India

Areas of Expertise

Professional Honors & Awards

  • NEI K23 award
  • NEI K12 award – Berkeley Clinician Scientist
  • Successful nominee to the Alliance for Eye and Vision Research (AEVR)’s ‘5th National Emerging Vision Scientists (EVS) Day’ on Capitol Hill, DC, Sep 18-19, 2019
  • Fellow, American Academy of Optometry, 2013 to present
  • Development Program (BCSDP) Melbourne International Fee Remission Scholarship, 2002-2006
  • Melbourne International Research Scholarship, 2002-2005

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Optometry
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology

Research Interests

Binocular Vision

Research Involvement


Masters Students

Jingyi (Alice) Tang, Class of 2022
Anastasia Logotheti, Class of 2024
Shana Yun, Class of 2025