John F. Asmus, PhDEE

Title:  Research Physicist
Company: University of California, San Diego
Location: La Jolla, CA United States


  • American Institute of Conservation
  • Bay Area Art Conservation Guild
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) (past member)
  • International Institute for the Conservation of Historical and Artistic Works
  • Lasers Conservation Artworks (honorary president) (science board member)
  • National Trust Historical Preservation
  • Optical Society of America (1994)
  • Sigma Xi
  • Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (editorial board member, 2002-Present)
  • Tau Beta Pi
  • University of California San Diego Student Alumni Book Club (faculty advisor, 2009-Present)
  • Venice Society


  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2020)
  • Featured Listee, Marquis Radio (2019)
  • Featured Member, Marquis Millennium Magazine, Marquis Who’s Who (2019)
  • Inductee, Top Professionals of the Year, Marquis Who’s Who (2019)
  • Recipient, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award (2019)
  • Recipient, John Asmus Award (2010)
  • Editorial board, Journal Cultural Heritage (2004)
  • Honoree, Rank Prize mentor (2004)
  • Fellow, The Explorers Club (1997)
  • Fellow, Oberlin College (1990)
  • Recipient, Rolex Laureate for Enterprise Award for Restoration Xian Terra Cotta Warriors, Montes Rolex, SA (1990)
  • Fellow, Getty Research Institute (1989)
  • Winner, IBM Supercomputing Competition for Image Enhancement of Mona Lisa (1989)
  • Honoree, Best Scholarly Article Award, Society Technical Committee (1988)
  • Fellow, Tektronix (1960-1961)
  • Fellow, Schlumberger (1959-1960)
  • Contributions to scientific papers and professional journals
  • Decorated Knight,  Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem
  • Honoree, George Eastman Lecturer

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