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Timothy Kurzweg


Timothy Kurzweg
Office: One Drexel Plaza, Room 234
Phone: 215-895-0549
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B.S., Pennsylvania State University
M.S., University of Pittsburgh
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh (2002)

Research Interests

Micro-optical systems; optical spectroscopy; programmable imaging with MEMS; bio-sensors; diffuse optical communication; MEMS fabrication; diffractive optics; optical automation; optical modeling and simulation; magnetic particle locomotion; meta-materials; reconfigurable antennas


Dr. Timothy P. Kurzweg is currently a Professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department. In the summer of 1999, he worked at Microcosm (now Coventor), in Cambridge, MA, and developed an optical methodology to interface within their system-level analysis tool enabling optical MEM simulation. His research has been supported by the National Science Foundation, Army CERDEC, Pennsylvania Department of Health, and private industry.

Dr. Kurzweg is a member of IEEE/Lasers & Electro-Optical Society, SPIE, HKN, and Optical Society of America.