Different disciplines, different solutions.

Our diverse mix of majors means we diagnose glaucoma from all angles.

Meet our subteams.
  • Formation of Team CONTACT
  • First mentor and librarian meetings
  • Set team roles and goals
  • Begin compiling sources for literature review
  • Decide research focus and methods
  • Apply for funds and grants
  • Thesis proposal
  • Begin research and development
  • Meet experts on 3D printing and lens manufacture
  • Data collection and experimentation
  • Junior Colloquia
  • Undergraduate Research Day
  • Complete research and development
  • Finish data analysis
  • Finalize thesis outline
  • Draft thesis
  • Thesis Conference
  • Submit thesis


We use computer vision to characterize the movement of the cornea. A picture is worth a thousand words—and modern image algorithms can read every one of them.


IRB approval can be a long process, and subjects are in short supply. We seek to make experimentation easier with the aid of finite element analysis and optical raytracing.


Modern noncontact tonometry relies on a blast of air to get its results—but does it have to? We're looking for a better balance between a breeze and a blast.

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