Joel S. Schuman ,

  • Prof. of Biomedical Engineering

  • Prof of Electrical and Computer Engineering


Joel S Schuman
  • Elaine Langone Professor of Ophthalmology
  • Professor of Neuroscience and Physiology
  • Vice Chair for Research, Dept. of Ophthalmology
  • Director, NYU Langone Eye Center

Professor Schuman leads the Advanced Ophthalmic Imaging Laboratory (AOIL), which consists of a team of ophthalmologists, engineers, software specialists, statisticians, and medical and engineering trainees. He and his colleagues focus primarily on the study of glaucoma, a leading cause of blindness in the world. They develop advanced imaging tools to diagnose this debilitating disease, monitor its progression, and investigate its pathogenesis.

Research Interests
Ocular Imaging, Aqueous Outflow, Regenerative Ophthalmology, Laser-Tissue Interactions, Ocular Drug Delivery, Clinical Studies

I am a clinical ophthalmologist and a researcher. I enjoy mentoring and have done so for over 30 years. Many of the people I've mentored have assumed leadership positions in their institutions or professional societies.