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UA Engineering Professor Connects His Work in Medicine and Space.

Wolfgang Fink, Ph.D., created the "Cyclops" rover as a blind patient surrogate. But he applied that knowledge to develop a multi-tiered exploration system in which rovers like this one can respond to and research their surroundings. Photo credit: Will Seberger.

He has joint appointments in the UA College of Engineering departments that deal with biomedical, electrical and computer, and systems and industrial engineering, as well as ophthalmology and vision science. The spectacled German native is a visiting associate in physics at the California Institute of Technology and holds professorships in ophthalmology and neurological surgery at the University of Southern California.

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University of Arizona College of Engineering