Professor Algis Vingrys

Catalogue Number: 1330
Professor Algis Vingrys
Category: Photographs
Sub-Category: Photograph People and events
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c 2005
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Melbourne
Description Of Item: Digital colour photograph of Professor Algis Vingrys 300 dpi 1181 x 944 3.1 Mb
Historical Significance: Dr Vingrys was an airline pilot who lost vision in one eye and had to chose a new career. He completed his optometry course in 1980 did his PhD in optometry at the University of Melbourne under the supervision of Professor Cole, completing it in 1985. He did a post doc at the Ohio State University working with King-Smith and returned to Melbourne as a lecturer in 1987. He was promoted to Professor in 2007. He is a highly respected clinician and clinical teacher and a very productive researcher working in colour vision, visual ergonomics and later in nutrition and the development of the eye.
How Acquired: Record of VCO
Location: Archive computer iPhoto

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