Edmund Optics® (EO), the premier provider of optical components, is pleased to welcome Nitin Sampat as Senior Vision Solutions Engineer, Imaging Business Unit. Nitin joins EO with over 25 years of experience designing and developing industrial imaging and machine vision systems. In this new role, he will be responsible for selling and supporting Edmund Optics’ standard and custom imaging and machine vision products.
"Nitin brings years of technical expertise and a commitment to customer success to his new position," said Gregory Hollows, Vice President, Imaging Business Unit, Edmund Optics. "Because Nitin has an in-depth understanding of clients’ needs, he can provide our customers with the answers and innovative solutions they need to successfully deploy their projects on-time and within budget."
Nitin founded an annual conference on Photography, Mobile, and Immersive Imaging (formerly "The Digital Photography conference") which he also chairs. This conference is one of the 23+ sub-conferences in SPIE/IS&T’s Electronic Imaging Symposium that brings together over 1000 scientists and engineers from around the globe. For many years, Nitin has been the Symposium Chair and has served on the symposium’s steering committee.
Prior to joining EO, Nitin was a professor in the School of Photographic Arts and Sciences at the Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, New York where he taught and conducted research in the areas of color science, image processing, imaging quality, and photography. He has previously worked at the Laboratory for Laser Energetics, Questra Corporation, and Hewlett Packard Research Labs. Nitin has consulted extensively at companies around the globe, helping them design better imaging products. He is also one of the founders of Coloryoke, Inc., a company offering color matching solutions to the art reproduction market. Nitin holds a Master of Science in Imaging and Photographic Science from the Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, New York, and a Diploma in Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and Physics from The University of Bombay in India.
Nitin is based in Edmund Optics’ Cupertino, California office.
Edmund Optics® is a leading supplier of optics, imaging, and photonics technology for the Life Sciences, Biomedical, Semiconductor, R&D, and Defense markets around the globe. EO designs and manufactures a wide array of multi-element lenses, lens coatings, imaging systems, and optomechanical equipment, while supporting OEM applications with volume production of both stock and custom products. EO’s state-of-the-art manufacturing capabilities, combined with its global distribution network, has earned it the position of the world’s largest supplier of off-the-shelf optical components. Customers can purchase items by calling 1-800-363-1992, via the catalog or the website at www.edmundoptics.com.