Stuart W. Singer

Stuart W. Singer

Sr. Technical Director
Ruda Cardinal, Inc.

Stuart joined Ruda Cardinal one year ago bringing his 39 years of optical manufacturing, lens design, program management and technical sales experience in the Military, Aerospace, Industrial/Commercial Industries, to the group. Prior to joining Ruda Cardinal, Stuart was the Senior Vice President & CTO of Schneider Optics (Schneider Kreuznach, Germany) for 7 years and its Technical Director for 17 years. Stuart has vast experience in the optical industry ranging from hands-on fabrication of lenses, lens design, as well as testing and analysis. Stuart was the Optical Engineering Manager at Loral Fairchild Systems, formerly known as Fairchild Reconnaissance and Surveillance Systems (Fairchild Space and Defense), for 14 years. Stuart is a Senior Member of the Optical Engineering Society - SPIE. Stuart received a National Emmy Award in 2012 for his development of an IRND Filter for Digital Motion Picture Cameras. Over the years Stuart has published numerous technical papers and has been a frequent lecturer in the field of optics.