1. Research Scientist for Optical Diagnostics Opening at Envista Holdings Corporation

    Research Scientist for Optical Diagnostics Opening at Envista Holdings Corporation

    We are seeking a Research Scientist for Optical Diagnostics to be part of an innovative research team, based in Rochester, NY, with the mission of developing new optical technologies for improving measurement and diagnosis in dentistry.  We are a part of DEXIS, an Envista company.  Dental professionals have known the DEXIS brand as the leader in digital intraoral radiography and diagnostic software innovation for over 20 years. DEXIS products represent a full portfolio of award-winning imaging and digital solutions including cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT), handheld x-rays, intraoral scanners, sensors, and navigated surgical solutions. With one of the largest installed bases of dental imaging devices in the industry, over 150,000 offices trust DEXIS around the world. Learn more at www.dexis.com.

    Position Description:

    • Conceptualize and demonstrate new applications of optics and photonics in solving problems in modern dentistry
    • Design, implement, and develop experimental and prototype systems
    • Collaborate with dentists to evaluate clinical performance of prototypes
    • Collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team to translate technology solutions into commercial products

    Required Skills and Experience:

    • Ph.D. in Optics, Physics, Biomedical Engineering, or a related field
    • At least 5 years of solid research experience in optical coherence tomography (OCT), including design, implementation, and optimization of all aspects of swept-source OCT systems
    • Proficiency in designing and constructing fiber optic components in fiber-based OCT systems, including fiber splicing
    • Highly skilled in integration and machine control of imaging, optoelectronics, and optomechanical components
    • Highly skilled in image acquisition hardware and software control
    • Proficiency in C++ and Matlab programming
    • Strong experience in image signal processing and analysis
    • High level of initiative and independence in lab environment
    • Highly creative and innovative in problem solving
    • Excellent verbal and written communication
    • Strong attention to details and dedication to quality
    • Ability to effectively advance technical ideas from conceptualization to successful demonstration and optimization

    Desired Skills and Experience 

    • 3D measurement technologies, including structured light, triangulation, confocal, and stereophotogrammetry methods
    • 3D image reconstruction and processing techniques, including computer vision and point cloud processing
    • Optical design, computational modeling, and analysis of imaging systems
    • Zemax/CodeV/Oslo, LightTool/TracePro
    • Basic electronics design
    • Understanding of and experience with ADC and FPGA
    • GPU/OpenGL/CUDA programming
    • SolidWorks and 3D printing


    Victor Wong, PhD

    Phone:  714-628-8539

    Email:  victor.wong@envistaco.com

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