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Optical engineer

Jerrold Zimmerman, American optical engineer. Achievements include patent for water shedding optical window. 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1958-1960. Fellow International Society for Optical Engineering (governor 1981-1982); member Optical Society of America (president New England section 1974-1975, 89-90).

Background

Zimmerman, Jerrold was born on December 24, 1936 in New York City. Son of Sam and Rose (Levine) Zimmerman.

Education

Bachelor in Physics, New York University, 1957. Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, University Bridgeport, 1965.

Career

Optical engineer, Bausch & Lomb Inc., Rochester, New York, 1957-1958;optical engineer, Perkin-Elmer Corporation, Norwalk, Connecticut, 1960-1963;supervisor optics engineering, Honeywell Radiation Center, Boston, 1963-1966;manager optics fabrication, Itek Corporation, Lexington, Massachusetts, 1966-1975;chief engineer, Honeywell Electro-Optics Division, Lexington, Massachusetts, 1975-1987;assistant director optics manufacturing, Itek Optical Systems, Lexington, Massachusetts, since 1987. Member manufacturing advisory board Center for Optics Manufacturing, U. Rochester, since 1992.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patent for water shedding optical window.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editorial advisory board Optics Letters, 1976-1978. Editor: Infared Imaging Systems Technology, 1980, Practical Infrared Optics, 1978. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

1st lieutenant United States Army, 1958-1960. Fellow International Society for Optical Engineering (governor 1981-1982). Member Optical Society of America (president New England section 1974-1975, 89-90).

Connections

Married Lorraine Kopman, 1957. Children: Sharon L., Roger S.

father:
Sam Zimmerman

mother:
Rose (Levine) Zimmerman

spouse:
Lorraine Kopman

child:
Sharon L. Zimmerman

child:
Roger S. Zimmerman