Henry Quach

Ph.D. Student in Optics


Welcome to my personal website. This portfolio showcases projects where I got my hands dirty or designed something I am proud of.

I graduated from Duke University in May 2017 with a BS in Mechanical Engineering. I am a first-generation college student and am currently pursuing my Ph.D. in Optics at the University of Arizona.

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I currently work with the Large Optics Fabrication and Testing Group (LOFT) on exciting and super rad techniques to measure freeform optics.

Journal Papers

1. L.R. Graves, H. Quach, H. Choi, and D.W. Kim, "Infinite deflectometry enabling 2π-steradian measurement range," Opt. Express 27, 7602-7615 (2019).
2. L.R. Graves , H.Quach, R.J. Koshel, C.J. Oh, and D.W. Kim, "High contrast thermal deflectometry using long-wave infrared time modulated integrating cavity source," Opt. Express 27, 28660-28678 (2019).
3. D.W. Kim, G. Smith, M. Dubin, A. Lowman, C.J. Oh, H. Quach, H. Kang, H. Yoo, I. Trumper, L.R. Graves, M. Aftab, C. Davila-Peralta, J. Hyatt, and H. Choi, "Advances in reconfigurable optical metrology, characterization, and data analysis," Journal of Physics: Photonics (2020, in submission).

Conference Proceedings

1. D.W. Kim, M. Aftab, I. Trumper, L.R. Graves, H. Quach, H. Kang, X. Guo, and H. Choi, "Programmatic Large Precision Optics Manufacturing," International Conference on Optics and Electro-Optics (2019).
2. D.W. Kim, M. Aftab, I. Trumper, L.R. Graves, H.Quach, H. Kang, H. Yoo, A. Lowman, G. Smith, M. Dubin, C.J. Oh, J. Hyatt, C. Davila-Peralta, H.J. Choi "Reconfigurable dynamic optical system design, test, and data analysis," SPIE Photonics Europe 11352 (2020).
3. H. Quach, L.R. Graves, H. Kang, D.W. Kim "Electrically-Modulated optoelectronics-based infrared source enabling ground surface precision deflectometry," Advances in Optoelectronic Technology and Industry Development (2020).
4. D.W. Kim, C.K. Walker, D. Apai, T.D. Milster, Y. Takashima, R. Liang, et al., "Disruptive space telescope concepts, designs, and developments: OASIS and Nautilus," EOSAM Frontiers in Optical Metrology (2020, in submission).
5. H. Quach, J. Berkson, S. Sirsi, H. Choi, R. Dominguez, B. Duffy, D. Lesser, Y. Takashima, A. Palisoc, C. Walker, D.W. Kim., "Full-Aperture Optical Metrology for Inflatable Membrane Mirrors," Optical Manufacturing and Testing XIII (2020, in submission).
6. H. Quach, H. Kang, H. Choi, D.W. Kim, "Non-Planar Illumination Sources for Deflectometry," Optical Manufacturing and Testing XIII (2020, in submission).
7. H. Kang, H. Quach, H. Choi, G. Smith, D.W. Kim, "Computational alignment of on-machine deflectometry," Optical Manufacturing and Testing XIII (2020, in submission).

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Experience and Education

Intuitive Surgical

May 2017 - July 2018

Mechanical Engineer

Duke Innovation Studio

Aug. 2016 - May 2017

Studio Staff

Intuitive Surgical

May 2016 - Aug. 2016

Advanced Product Development Intern

Oceaneering Space Systems

May 2015 - Aug. 2015

Spacesuit Engineering Intern

Duke Shared Materials Instrumentation Facility

Aug 2014 - Feb 2015

Cleanroom Lab Assistant

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation

May 2014 - Aug. 2014

Civil Engineering Intern

Duke Talent Identification Program

Aug 2014 - Feb 2015

Office Assistant

University of Arizona

Ph.D. in Optics/Optical Sciences

2018 - 2023

Duke University

BS in Mechanical Engineering

2013 - 2017

Garden Grove High School

2009 - 2013

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