Laurence G. Hassebrook, Ph.D.

Blazie Professor

Research Areas: 3-Dimensional Data Acquistion, pattern recognition, Signal and Image Processing, Stochastic Systems

University of Kentucky, College of Engineering
Center for Visualization and Virtual Environments
219 DMB
Lexington, KY 40506-0633
Phone: 859-257-1257x80277
Fax: 859-257-1505

Professional Preparation

1990    Ph.D. (Electrical and Computer Engr.)  Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA

1987    M.S. (Electrical Engineering)  Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY

1979    B.S. (Electrical Engineering)    University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE


2007- Pres.      Blazie Prof. of ECE   ECE,    University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

2007- 2009      Assist. Director of Ind. Relations  CVVE, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

1996- 2007      Associate Professor  ECE, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

1990-1996       Assistant Professor   ECE, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

1987-1990       Research Assistant  Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA

1984-1987       Teaching Assistant  Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY

1981-1984       Senior Associate Engineer  IBM, Endicott, NY

1980-1981       Assistant Engineer  Lincoln Electric System Corp., Lincoln, NE

Relevant Publications

  • E. R. Crane, L.G. Hassebrook, C.T. Begley, W. F. Lundby and C. J. Casey, “Methodology and Technology for Rapid Three-Dimensional Scanning of In Situ Archaeological Materials in Remote Areas,” Edited by Bernard Breuckmann. Interpretation and Evaluation of High Definition 3D Surface Data III. Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaelogy, Granada, Spain (April 2010).
  • Laurence G. Hassebrook, Charles J. Casey and Walter Lundby, “Non-Contact Fiducial Based 3-Dimensional Patch Merging Methodogy and Performance,” Three-Dimensional Surface Recording, Analysis, and Interpretation in Archaeology and Anthropology, Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaelogy, Williamsburg, Virginia, number 346 (May 2009).
  • C. J. Casey, L.G. Hassebrook and D. L. Lau, “Structured Light Illumination Methods for Continuous Motion Hand and Face-Computer Interaction,” Human-Computer Interaction, New Developments, International Journal of Advanced Robotic System, edited by Kikuo Asai, published by In-Teh, Croation branch of I-Tech Education and Publishing KG, Vienna, Austria, pp 297-308, (copyright 2008) ISBN 978-953-7619-14-5.
  • Veera Ganesh Yalla and L.G. Hassebrook, “Very-High Resolution 3D Surface Scanning using Multi-Frequency Phase Measuring Profilometry,” Edited by Peter Tchoryk, Jr. and Brian Holz, SPIE Defense and Security, Spaceborne Sensors II, Orlando, Florida, Vol. 5798-09, pp 44-53 (2005).
  • C. Guan,  L. G. Hassebrook, D. L. Lau and Veeraganesh Yalla, “Improved composite-pattern structured-light profilometry by means of postprocessing,” Optical Engineering, Vol. 47(9) pp. 097203-1 through 097203-11, September 2008.
  • Wei Su and L. G. Hassebrook, “Pose and position tracking with Super Image Vector Inner Products” Applied Optics, Vol. 45, No. 31, pp 8083-8091 (November 2006).
  • C. Guan,  L. G. Hassebrook, and D. L. Lau, “Composite structured light pattern for three-dimensional video,” Opt. Express 11, 406-417 (2003).
  • Jielin Li, L.G. Hassebrook and Chun Guan, “Optimized Two-Frequency Phase-Measuring-Profilometry Light-Sensor Temporal-Noise Sensitivity,” JOSA A, 20(1), 106-115, (2003).
  • Patent PENDING: L. G. Hassebrook, Daniel L. Lau and Charles J. Casey, “Lock and Hold Structured Light Illumination,” Patent Application No. 12/284,253. MBHAttorney Docket UKRF-133P, University of Kentucky Intellectual Property Development, University of Kentucky, (September 18, 2008).
  • Patent: L. G. Hassebrook, Daniel L. Lau and Chun Guan, “System and Technique for Retrieving Depth Information about a surface by projecting a Composite Image of Modulated Light Patterns,” Patent No. US 7,440,590 B1, University of Kentucky Research Foundation, (File May 21, 2003, Granted Oct. 21,2008).