Laurence G. Hassebrook (PE)
Professor of Electrical Engineering

(Last Update, October 7, 2014)

Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Kentucky, 453 Anderson Hall, Lexington, KY 40506-0046, Phone: (859) 257-8040, Fax: (859) 257-3092, Email:, URL:




Biographical Sketch: Laurence G. Hassebrook


Dr. Hassebrook is Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, a Professional Engineer and an active member of the Center for Visualization and Virtual Environments at University of Kentucky. While studying at the Center of Excellence in Optical Processing, he received his Ph.D. degree from Carnegie Mellon University in 1990, his M.S.E.E. from Syracuse University in 1987 and his B.S.E.E. from University of Nebraska in Lincoln, in 1979. He worked at IBM Endicott, New York between 1981 through 1987. His research interests are in 3-Dimensional Data Acquisition, pattern recognition and N-Dimensional signal processing. Current work includes 3-D surface scanning of objects in motion, dynamic pattern projection for multi-target tracking, automatic target recognition, and scene reconstruction from partial images. Dr. Hassebrook has published more than 163 technical papers. He has 6 patents granted and one patents pending. He is a member of IEEE, OSA and SPIE and graduated 8 Phd and 27 MSEE students. He is a co-founder of Huntsbrook, Inc. in Lexington Kentucky. He has worked on technical projects for Toyota, IBM, GE, AT&T, Gentle Giant Studios, 3D Imaging, IBMoore, Foot Balance Systems Plus, Standard Products, Lexmark, Parker Seals and Stevrin & Partners. He has worked on security or defense related projects with Flashscan3D, Michigan Aerospace, Boulder Nonlinear systems and Physical Optics Corporation.