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Kyle Ryan

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Optical Engineer; Systems Engineer
240-228-4983
  • Bachelor of Science, Imaging Science
    2012, Rochester Institute of Technology

Instrument systems and optical engineer with experience in all areas of the imaging chain: from source to sensor, through processing, display, and interpretation. Primarily responsible for the design, fabrication, and characterization of space based imaging systems. Broad range of expertise in optical design, focal plane arrays and image sensors, radiometry and illumination, STOP (structural, thermal, optical) analysis, and image processing.

Scholarly Publications

Calibration of the compact mid-wave imaging system (CMIS), a candidate for low-cost, low SWaP instrument for weather satellites

Sensors and Systems for Space Applications XIII, 2020
Arnold C. Goldberg and Michael A. Kelly and John D. Boldt and Kyle J. Ryan and Jacob M. Greenberg and John Wilson, (2020), Calibration of the compact mid-wave imaging system (CMIS), a candidate for low-cost, low SWaP instrument for weather satellites, Sensors and Systems for Space Applications XIII, https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2556712

Dual-band discrimination and imaging of plastic objects

Detection and Sensing of Mines, Explosive Objects, and Obscured Targets XXIV, 2019
Charles Hibbitts and Dmitriy Bekker and Troy Hanson and Andrew Knuth and Arnold Goldberg and Kyle Ryan and David Cantillo and Dru Daubon and Frank Morgan, (2019), Dual-band discrimination and imaging of plastic objects, Detection and Sensing of Mines, Explosive Objects, and Obscured Targets XXIV, https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2519014

Design, fabrication, and test of a patterned optical filter array for the Europa Imaging System (EIS)

Advances in Optical and Mechanical Technologies for Telescopes and Instrumentation III, 2018
Jeffrey Pool and Steven N. Osterman and Heather Lovelady and Kyle J. Ryan, (2018), Design, fabrication, and test of a patterned optical filter array for the Europa Imaging System (EIS), Advances in Optical and Mechanical Technologies for Telescopes and Instrumentation III, https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2312754

Design of the Didymos Reconnaissance and Asteroid Camera for OpNav (DRACO) on the double asteroid redirection test (DART)

Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2018: Optical, Infrared, and Millimeter Wave, 2018
Kyle J. Ryan and Zachary J. Fletcher and Randolph Hammond and Stephen Smee and Bryan J. Maas and Dimitry L. Bekker and Tyler W. Nelson and Jacob M. Greenberg and Joseph R. Dickman and James M. Mize and Andrew F. Cheng and Nancy L. Chabot and Wendy M. Hunt, (2018), Design of the Didymos Reconnaissance and Asteroid Camera for OpNav (DRACO) on the double asteroid redirection test (DART), Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2018: Optical, Infrared, and Millimeter Wave, https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2310136

Compact midwave imaging system (CMIS) for weather satellite applications

Sensors and Systems for Space Applications XI, 2018
Arnold C. Goldberg and Michael A. Kelly and John Boldt and Jeng H. Yee and Kyle J. Ryan and John P. Wilson and Jacob M. Greenberg and Dong L. Wu and Andrew Heidinger and Charles Hibbitts and M. F. Morgan, (2018), Compact midwave imaging system (CMIS) for weather satellite applications, Sensors and Systems for Space Applications XI, https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2305382

An Imaging Reflectometer for Measuring Dry Slides Technology

American Association for Clinical Chemistry Annual Meeting, 2015
Kyle Ryan and Johanna Kelly and Gary Denton, (2015), An Imaging Reflectometer for Measuring Dry Slides Technology, Annual Meeting

A Feature-based Classifier for Dragonflies and Damselflies

2012
Kyle Ryan and Carl Salvaggio, (2012), A Feature-based Classifier for Dragonflies and Damselflies