Mr. Thomas Larason is an Electronics Engineer in the Sensor Science Division at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (commonly referred to as NIST). His career at NIST began in 1989 where his research has focused on detectors of ultraviolet, visible, and near infrared light.
Mr. Larason is active in several international committees for optical radiation measurement. He is a member of CIE TC2-29 Measurement of Detector Linearity, CIE TC2-47 Characterization and Calibration Methods of UV Radiometers, and CIE TC2-48 Spectral Responsivity Measurement of Detectors, Radiometers, and Photometers committees.
He is also a co-recipient in 1995 of the Department of Commerce Bronze Medal Award for Superior Federal Service in developing and documenting a quality system compliant with ISO Guide 25 for the NIST Optical Technology Division.
Sensor Science Division
Optical Radiation Group
1989-present, NIST, Gaithersburg, MD
1984-1989, US Navy Measurement Science Directorate, Corona, CA
MS, Electrical Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
BS, Engineering Physics, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK