Nitin Sampat joins Edmund Optics’ imaging unit
He will be responsible for selling and supporting EO's standard and custom imaging and machine vision products.
Edmund Optics (EO; Barrington, NJ) has hired Nitin Sampat as senior vision solutions engineer in the Imaging Business Unit. Sampat has over 25 years of experience designing and developing industrial imaging and machine vision systems. In his new role, he will be responsible for selling and supporting EO's standard and custom imaging and machine vision products.
Sampat founded the annual Conference on Photography, Mobile, and Immersive Imaging (formerly "The Digital Photography conference"), which he also co-chairs. The conference is one of the over 20 sub-conferences in IS&T's International Symposium on Electronic Imaging (January 13-17, Burlingame, CA), which brings together over 1000 scientists and engineers. For many years, he has been the Symposium Chair and has served on the symposium's steering committee.
Before joining EO, Sampat was a professor in the School of Photographic Arts and Sciences at the RIT (Rochester, NY), where he taught and conducted research in the areas of color science, image processing, imaging quality, and photography. He has previously worked at the Laboratory for Laser Energetics, Questra,, and Hewlett Packard Research Labs. He was one of the founders of Coloryoke., a company offering color matching solutions to the art reproduction market.
Nitin holds an MS in Imaging and Photographic Science from RIT, and degrees in business administration and chemistry from The University of Bombay, India. He’ll be based in EO’s Cupertino, CA office.
Source: Edmund Optics