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Geometric & Wave Optics (course director, development and coordination)
Visual Optics / Optics of the Eye (co-instructor)
Clinical Skills (co-instructor)
Ophthalmic Lens (co-instructor)
Contact Lens (co-instructor)
Ophthalmic Surgery Procedures (co-instructor)
Research Methodology (course director, development and coordination)
Ph.D., Tufts University, Medford, MA 02155 Physics – Optics – Signal Processing. Thesis: Holographic Implementation of Non-Linear Joint Transform Correlators
M.S., Physics Tufts University, Medford, MA
B.S., Physics, Magna Cum Laude University of Athens, Greece.
George Asimellis; Evan J. Kaufman. Keratoconus StatPearls Publishing; 2018 Jan-. Bookshelf ID: NBK470435 PMID: 29262160
George Asimellis, Lefteris Karageorgiadis, Costas Katsoulos, Nikos Vasileiou, and Donnie Akers Wavefront-customized soft contact lenses for high-order aberration correction in normal eyes. JOJ Ophtal. 2017; 4(2) doi:10.19080/JOJO.2017.04.555635
A. John Kanellopoulos and George Asimellis Standard manual capsulorhexis / Ultrasound phacoemulsification compared to femtosecond laser-assisted capsulorhexis and lens fragmentation in clear cornea small incision cataract surgery. Eye Vis (Lond). 2016; 3(20) doi:10.1186/s40662-016-0050-x
A. John Kanellopoulos, Yiannis Loukas and George Asimellis Cross-Linking Biomechanical Effect in Human Corneas by Same Energy, Different UV-A Fluence: An Enzymatic Digestion Comparative Evaluation. Cornea. 2016; 35(4):557-61.
A. John Kanellopoulos and George Asimellis Novel Placido Derived Topography–Guided Excimer Corneal Normalization with Cyclorotation Adjustment: Enhanced Athens Protocol for Keratoconus. Journal of Refractive Surgery 2015; 31(11): 768-73.
08/1998 – 12/1999 Fellow Harvard University Medical School, Cambridge, MA Fourier-domain optical coherence tomography development for medical imaging.
Optics, Visual Optics, Signal Processing, Laser-Matter Interaction, Optical Design and Imaging, Optoelectronic devices.