Center/Research Area Affiliations
Dr. Luo's past experience as a research engineer, including his work with optics, image processing, and biomedical engineering, has influenced his interest in the mechanisms of the human visual system. He studies assistive technology for individuals with visual impairments. In particular, his current research includes the development of portable collision warning devices, including smartphone-based technologies, to improve walking mobility. He also studies driving behaviors in individuals with visual impairments.
For more information, download his CV [PDF].
M.S., Ph.D., Chongquing University, China (1994, 1997)
Fellowship, Nankai Univesrity, China (1997-1999)
Fellowship, Schepens Eye Research Institute of Mass. Eye and Ear (2002-2004)
2017:Innovation Technology Low Vision Award, Research to Prevent Blindness
2014: Alice Alder Fellowship, Harvard Medical School
2012: William F. Milton Award, Harvard University
2009: Best Fellow Paper, Schepens Eye Research Institute of Mass. Eye and Ear
2008: Hochhausen Access Technology Research Award, Canadian National Institute for the Blind
2007: Gordon Conference Travel Award, Oculomotor System Biology
1996: First Prize of China Instrumentation Society Award