Gang Luo, Ph.D.

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Research Summary

Dr. Luo's prior experience as a research engineer, including his work with optics, image processing and biomedical engineering, has influenced his current research focus, which centers on assistive technology for visually impaired individuals. This line of research is based on understanding the mechanisms of the human visual system. His current research includes the development of portable collision warning devices for improving walking mobility and smartphone-based vision assistive technologies as well as studies on driving behaviors of visually impaired drivers.

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Salient stimulus attracts focus of peri-saccadic mislocalization. Luo G, Garaas T, Pomplun M. Vision Res. 2014 Jul; 100:93-8.

FPGA-DSP co-processing for feature tracking in smart video sensors. Tomasi M, Pundlik S, Luo G. Journal of Real-Time Image Processing. Special Issue Paper. 2014; 1-17.

Computer-aided analyses of mouse retinal OCT images - an actual application report. Yu D, Zheng J, Zhu R, Wu N, Guan A, Cho KS, Chen DF, Luo G. Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics. 2015 Jul;35(4):442-9

Asymmetry in the Collision Judgments of People with Homonymous Field Defects and Left Hemispatial Neglect. Houston KE, Woods RL, Goldstein RB, Peli E, Luo G, Bowers AR. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2015 Jun;56(6):4135-42.

Evaluation of a portable collision warning device for patients with peripheral vision loss in an obstacle course. Pundlik S, Tomasi M, Luo G. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2015 Apr; 56(4):2571-9.

Hazard detection with a monocular bioptic telescope. Doherty AL, Peli E, Luo G. Ophthalmic Physiol Opt. 2015 Sep; 35(5):530-9.