Gerald Jacobs received a B.A. degree at University of Vermont and a Ph. D. from Indiana University. Professor Jacobs has authored numerous journal papers and chapters on a wide range of topics dealing with vision and the visual system. He is a Fellow of the Optical Society of America and of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. His major professional honors include the Rank Prize in Optoelectronics (1986), the UCSB Faculty Research Lectureship (1996), the Proctor Medal of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (1998), the Verriest Medal of the International Colour Vision Society (2009), and the Tillyer Award of the Optical Society of America (2012).
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