CHRISTOPHER W. TYLER

Senior Scientist

Publications


Education:

     Institution                 Degree	     Conferred	         Field of Study

University of Leicester, U.K.   B.A.		          1966	            Psychology
University of Aston, U.K.      	M.Sc.		        1967	            Applied Psychology
University of Keele, U.K.       Ph.D.		         1970	            Neurocommunication		
University of Keele, U.K.       D.Sc.		         2004	            Visual Processing		


Research and Professional Experience:
2013- Professor (part-time), Optometry, School of Health Sciences, City University, London, UK.
2003- Head, Smith-Kettlewell Brain Imaging Center.
2002  Organizer, Fall Vision Meeting, San Francisco CA.
1990-2003	Associate Director, Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute, San Francisco, CA.
1995-98	Member, ARVO Program Committee (Visual Psychophysics Section).
1994-95	Chair, Noninvasive Assessment of the Visual System, OSA Topical Meeting.
1990-2005	Associate Director, Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute, San Francisco, CA.
1981-	Senior Scientist, Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute, San Francisco, CA.
1977-	External Doctoral Thesis Advisor, Dept. of Psychology, University of 
		California, Berkeley.
1986-87	Adjunct Professor, School of Optometry, University of California, Berkeley.
1985-89	Visiting Professor, UCLA Medical Center, Jules Stein Eye Institute.
1978-80	External Doctoral Thesis Advisor, Dept. of Psychology, Stanford University, 
		Stanford, CA.
1978-82	Honorary Research Associate, Institute of Ophthalmology, London, U.K.
1975-81	Scientist, Smith-Kettlewell Institute of Visual Sciences, Institutes of 
		Medical Sciences, Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco.
1974-75	Research Fellow, Dept. of Sensory and Perceptual Processes, Bell 
		Laboratories, Murray Hill, NJ.
1973-74	Research Fellow, Dept. of Psychology, University of Bristol, U.K.
1972-73	Assistant Professor, Northeastern University, Boston,  MA. 
		(Psychology Courses: Experimental, Introductory, History, Social Issues, 
		Vision).
1972	Visiting Assistant Professor, Dept. of Psychology, University of California, 
		Los Angeles, CA. (Course: Perception).
1970-72	Research Fellow, Dept. of Psychology, Northeastern University, Boston, MA.


Dissertations:
M.Sc.  A study of the electrical activity of the brain in a simple decision task. 
            University of Aston,  Birmingham (1967).  (Supervisor: G. Harding) 
Ph.D.  A psychophysical study of the dynamics of colour vision using wavelength modulated light.  
            University of Keele, Staffs (1970).  (Supervisor: D.M. Regan)
D.Sc.  Analysis of the Mechanisms of Human Visual Processing.  
            University of Keele, Staffs (2004).

Honors:
Keynote Lecture, Asian-Pacific Conference on Vision  (2010)
Keynote Lecture, European Conference on Visual Perception (2008) 
The William A. Kettlewell Chair of Res. in Visual Science (2002-03).
The Catherine D. Kettlewell Endowed Chair (1995-96).
William A. Kettlewell Chair of Research in Visual Science (1984-85).
1982 Garland Clay Award, Editorial Council of the American Academy of Optometry 
  for "Binocular Facilitation in the Visual-Evoked Potential of Strabismic 
  Amblyopia" with P. Apkarian and D. Levi.

Post-doctoral Fellowships:
Dynamic analysis of the brain during intensity, real and apparent movement, and stereoscopic movement stimulation, Foundation Fund for Research in Psychiatry, 70-481 (1970-72) Northeastern University, Boston, MA.
Visual Psychophysics (1973-74) University of Bristol, U.K.
Stereoscopic Vision (1974-75) Bell Laboratories, New Jersey.

Grants Awarded:
 Etiology and Diagnosis of Visual Disorders, NEI EY 2124  (1977-1980).
 Normal and Abnormal Spatial Development in Children, NEI EY 3622 (1981-1984).
 Spatial Organization of Human Vision, NEI EY 3884  (1981-1984)  (with K. Nakayama). 
 Normal and Abnormal Spatial Development in Infants, EY 3622 ( 1984-1988) (with A.M. Norcia).
 Temporal Visuogram as a Diagnostic Technique in Glaucoma, EY 6555 (1986-1991).
 Temporal Mechanisms of the Retinal Light Response, NSF BNS-85-11099 (1985-1987).
 Linearity and Non-linearity in the Retinal Light Response, NSF BNS-87-11217 (1987-1990).
 Contrast, Disparity and Stereopsis, NIH EY 7890 (1991-1995).
 A Generalized Autocorrelation Theory for Image Analysis, NIMH MH49044 (1991-1997).
 Structure of the Human Cortical Depth Representation, NEI EY 7890 (2000-2005)
 Long-Range Processing in Dorsal-Occipital Cortex  NEI EY 13025 (2000-2006)
 Short-, Medium- and Long-Term Processing of Conceptual Processing  NSF 06789 (2008-2011)
 Encoding of 3D Structure in the Visual Scene: A New Conceptualization  AFOSR  (2009-2012)

Travel Fellowships: 
	Retinitis Pigmentosa Foundation (1978)
	Wellcome Foundation (1980) 
	Instituto Itau Cultural, Brazil (1994) 
	Rockefeller Foundation (2001) 
	University of Paris (2007) 
	Taiwan National University (2009)

Editorships:
	Editor-in-Chief, Open Medical Imaging Journal (2008- ) 
	Editorial Board, Chinese Journal of Psychology (2010- )
	Editorial Board, Symmetry Journal (2010- )
	Editorial Board, Clinical Ophthalmology (2007- ) 
	Action Editor, Vision Research (1999-2010)
	Exective Editor, Perception (1999- )
	Feature Editor, Spatial Vision (1994-95)
	Associate Editor, Perception & Psychophysics (1985-93)

Grant Reviews:
	National Institutes of Health
	National Science Foundation
	National Institute of Mental Health
	Science Research Council, Canada
	Science Research Council, Australia

Journal Reviews:
	American Journal of Optometry and Physiological Optics
	Current Biology
	Glaucoma
	Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science
	Journal of Comparative Neurology
	Journal of Experimental Psychology
	Journal of the Optical Society of America
	Journal of Neurophysiology
 Journal of Vision
	Nature
	Nature Neuroscience
	NeuroImage
	Perception
	Perception & Psychophysics
	Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
	Proceedings of the Royal Society
	Psychological Reviews
	Public Library of Science, Theoretical Biology
	Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology
	Science
	Spatial Vision
	Vision Research		

Professional Societies:
	ARVO
	Boston Vision Club  
	Eastern Psychological Association  
	Electroencephalography Society 
	European Conference on Visual Perception
	Experimental Psychology Society 
	Society for Neuroscience 	
	Optical Society of America 
	Psychonomic Society 
	Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers 
	Society for Information Display 
	New York Academy of Sciences
	Vision Sciences Society
	Society for Neuroscience

Professional Society Activities:
	Applied Vision Association Review Panel (2008- )
	Organizer, Fall Vision Meeting (2002)
	Vision Sciences Society Review Panel (2002- )					
	European Conference On Visual Perception Review Panel (2001- )
	SPIE Review Panel (1999- )
	Section Chairman (Binocular Vision), Annual Interdisciplinary Conference (1978).
	Committee Member: Committee to Evaluate "Investigative Ophthalmology and 
	Visual Science".

Festschrift Participations:
Matthew Alpern Fergus Campbell Carter Collins Russell DeValois Jay Enoch Geoff Henry Arthur Jampolsky Richard Jung Bela Julesz Ivo Kohler Martin Regan Gerald Westheimer Invited Colloquia: Bell Laboratories Brandeis University Bristol University Cambridge University City University, London Columbia University Dalhousie University Harvard University Institute of Ophthalmology, London Massachusetts College of Optometry Massachusetts Institute of Technology McGill University University of Maryland University of Montreal New York University Northwestern University Rochester University Rockefeller University Saint Andrews University Stanford University State University of New York, School of Optometry University of Amsterdam University of California (Berkeley, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara and San Diego) University of Chicago University of Paris Vanderbilt University Yale University Consultancies: Park Hilton Hotel, Seattle, WA. Point West Office Building, Sacramento, CA. Federal Express Building, Sacramento, CA. Daly Center, Daly City, CA. Apple Computer, Cupertino, CA. Qualcomm, San Diego, CA.

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