Pete Kollbaum is Associate Dean for Research, Director of the Borish Center for Ophthalmic Research and Director of the Clinical Optics Research Group at the Indiana University School of Optometry. His areas of research interest encompass lens design and optics, myopia, presbyopia, eye fatigue, keratoconus, surgical optics, imaging, and diagnostic/predictive modeling. He has been fortunate to receive research funding through the National Eye Institute and industry partners. Pete Kollbaum has received several awards including the Irvin M. Borish Outstanding Researcher Award from the American Academy of Optometry and was a three-time recipient of the William C. Ezell Fellowship provided by the American Academy of Optometry Foundation.
Pete Kollbaum holds membership in several professional optometric and vision science organizations including the AAO, ARVO, BCLA, and ISCLR. He is currently the Past-President of the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Optometry Foundation.