David Andersen

David Andersen
Astronomer / Instrument Scientist; Adjunct Assistant Professor
NRC Herzberg; Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Victoria
Area of expertise

Adaptive Optics


Dr. Andersen is a Research Scientist at NRC Herzberg and was Principal Investigator on the Victoria Open Loop Testbed. He draws upon his extragalactic astronomical background in designing the next generation of wide-field AO systems. These include AO instruments for the TMT, Gemini Observatory, the CFHT, and the Subaru Telescope.