Kyle Ryan Print



:   Optical Engineer; Systems Engineer

:  Planetary, Earth, Astronomy

  DART, Dragonfly, Europa Clipper, IVO

Degree Field of Study Year Attained Institution Name
Bachelor of Science Imaging Science 2012 Rochester Institute of Technology

Instrument systems and optical engineer with experience in all areas of the imaging chain: from source to sensor, through processing, display, and interpretation. Primarily responsible for the design, fabrication, and characterization of space based imaging systems. Broad range of expertise in optical design, focal plane arrays and image sensors, radiometry and illumination, STOP (structural, thermal, optical) analysis, and image processing.

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2015 Current Optical Engineer, The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
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Arnold C. Goldberg and Michael A. Kelly and John D. Boldt and Kyle J. Ryan and Jacob M. Greenberg and John Wilson, (2020), Calibration of the compact mid-wave imaging system (CMIS), a candidate for low-cost, low SWaP instrument for weather satellites, Sensors and Systems for Space Applications XIII,

Charles Hibbitts and Dmitriy Bekker and Troy Hanson and Andrew Knuth and Arnold Goldberg and Kyle Ryan and David Cantillo and Dru Daubon and Frank Morgan, (2019), Dual-band discrimination and imaging of plastic objects, Detection and Sensing of Mines, Explosive Objects, and Obscured Targets XXIV,

Jeffrey Pool and Steven N. Osterman and Heather Lovelady and Kyle J. Ryan, (2018), Design, fabrication, and test of a patterned optical filter array for the Europa Imaging System (EIS), Advances in Optical and Mechanical Technologies for Telescopes and Instrumentation III,

Kyle J. Ryan and Zachary J. Fletcher and Randolph Hammond and Stephen Smee and Bryan J. Maas and Dimitry L. Bekker and Tyler W. Nelson and Jacob M. Greenberg and Joseph R. Dickman and James M. Mize and Andrew F. Cheng and Nancy L. Chabot and Wendy M. Hunt, (2018), Design of the Didymos Reconnaissance and Asteroid Camera for OpNav (DRACO) on the double asteroid redirection test (DART), Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2018: Optical, Infrared, and Millimeter Wave,

Arnold C. Goldberg and Michael A. Kelly and John Boldt and Jeng H. Yee and Kyle J. Ryan and John P. Wilson and Jacob M. Greenberg and Dong L. Wu and Andrew Heidinger and Charles Hibbitts and M. F. Morgan, (2018), Compact midwave imaging system (CMIS) for weather satellite applications, Sensors and Systems for Space Applications XI,

Kyle Ryan and Johanna Kelly and Gary Denton, (2015), An Imaging Reflectometer for Measuring Dry Slides Technology, Annual Meeting

Kyle Ryan and Carl Salvaggio, (2012), A Feature-based Classifier for Dragonflies and Damselflies