Laurence G. Hassebrook (PE)
Blazie Professor of Electrical Engineering

(Last Update, June 25, 2012)

Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Kentucky, 453 Anderson Hall, Lexington, KY 40506-0046, Phone: (859) 257-8040, Fax: (859) 257-3092, Email:, URL:




Biographical Sketch: Laurence G. Hassebrook


Dr. Hassebrook is Blazie Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, a Professional Engineer and an active member of the Center for Visualization and Virtual Environments at University of Kentucky. While studying at the Center of Excellence in Optical Processing, he received his Ph.D. degree from Carnegie Mellon University in 1990, his M.S.E.E. from Syracuse University in 1987 and his B.S.E.E. from University of Nebraska in Lincoln, in 1979. He worked at IBM Endicott, New York between 1981 through 1987. His research interests are in 3-Dimensional Data Acquisition, pattern recognition and N-Dimensional signal processing. Current work includes 3-D surface scanning of objects in motion, dynamic pattern projection for multi-target tracking, automatic target recognition, and scene reconstruction from partial images. Dr. Hassebrook has published more than 131 technical papers. He has two patents and two patents pending. He is a member of IEEE, OSA and SPIE and graduated 7 Phd and 24 MSEE students. He is a co-founder and member of Blue Voxel, LLC in Lexington Kentucky, a member of FlashScan3D, LLC and member of Medical Scan Technologies, Inc. in Dallas Texas. He has worked on technical projects for Toyota, IBM, GE, AT&T, Gentle Giant Studios, 3D Imaging, IBMoore, Foot Balance Systems Plus, Standard Products, Lexmark, Parker Seals and Stevrin & Partners. He has worked on security or defense related projects with Flashscan3D, Michigan Aerospace, Boulder Nonlinear systems and Physical Optics Corporation.