About Us - Optical Design Consultant

Optical Engineering & Analysis LLC

Our Services


OEA is based in Southern California, with the ability to consult remotely or in person depending on your needs. We are a customer-driven company that seeks to provide you not only a stellar product but also a collaborative project that keeps you in the driver’s seat. We look forward to working with your company for the best solution for your project, timeline, and budget. As a company, we actively protect our client’s intellectual property rights during all phases of the project and after completion. 

our start

Optical Engineering & Analysis, LCC (OEA) was started in 2009 to provide top tier optical engineering consulting services for the aerospace, medical, and research sectors. OEA is equipped to help your company with optical design and engineering needs.

Corporate Leadership


As principal optical engineer and founder, Ed DeHoog, PhD, has extensive experience in the optics and optical engineering industry. He has worked in optical design engineering since 2005. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Laser Optical Engineering from Oregon Institute of Technology, a Masters of Science in Applied Physics with an emphasis in Optical Physics from Oregon State University as well as a Doctorate in Biomedical Engineering with an emphasis in Optical Engineering from the University of Arizona.

He has published several scientific papers in the field of optics and optical engineering and is active with the Member of Optical Society of America (OSA) and the Member of Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE).

As an organization, OEA is an expert in the field of optical design and analysis. We are equipped and proficient with ZEMAX and FRED optical engineering software in order to provide you with a streamlined optical design process.

Mission Statement

Our goal is to provide top tier support in optical engineering, analysis and design. OEA strives to find elegant practical solutions that can be transformed from concept into reality whether it be a research project or commercial product.