PhD Program
By January 2, 2023


Outstanding Teacher Award

Charlotte Wang wins the Outstanding Teacher Award!

Young Investigator Award

2nd year Vision Science student Alisa Braun wins the Young Investigator Award from the Optica Fall Vision Meeting.

Fixational Eye Movements

First paper to be published using the Herbert Wertheim School of Optometry and Vision Science name!

Audacious Goals for Puthussery Lab

A new project funded through the prestigious National Eye Institute’s Audacious Goals Initiative.


The Vision Science faculty constitute a prestigious group of educators and researchers. Click the arrow to learn more about them, including research interests, contact information and links to lab websites.



About 40 graduate students are currently enrolled in the Vision Science program. Their backgrounds include degrees in psychology, biology, engineering, computer science, or optometry.



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