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Dr. Gregory T.A. Kovacs

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Professor of Electrical Engineeri...

Stanford University
450 Via Palou
Stanford, California 94305
United States

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Background

Employment History

  • Professor of Electronics
    Stanford University
  • Director of Medical Device Technologies
    Astrobionics Program At The Nasa Ames Research Center
  • Director of the Technology Office
    Microsystems
  • Principal Investigator
    Nasa/Stanford National Center For Space Biological Technologies
  • Director of the Microelectronics Technology Office
    U.S. Defense Department's Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  • Director of Microsystems Technology Office
    Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • M.D.
  • Ph.D.
  • MD degree
    Stanford University
  • MS degree , bioengineering
    University of California , Berkeley
  • PhD , electrical engineering
    Stanford University
  • B.A.Sc degree , electrical engineering
    University of British Columbia
  • M.D
  • BSc degree , electrical engineering
    University of British Columbia
137 Total References
Web References
Scientific Advisory Board | About Aethlon | Aethlon Medical, Inc.
www.aethlonmedical.com, 11 Dec 2014 [cached]
Gregory T.A. Kovacs, M.D., Ph.D.
Dr. Kovacs is a Professor of Electrical Engineering at Stanford University with a courtesy appointment in the Department of Medicine. He received a BASc degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of British Columbia, an MS degree in Bioengineering from the University of California, Berkeley, and a PhD and an MD degree from Stanford University. Dr. Kovacs is the Director of Medical Device Technologies for the Astrobionics Program at the NASA Ames Research Center, and Principal Investigator for the NASA/Stanford National Center for Space Biological Technologies. This Center is charged with developing advanced medical devices to enable extended human spaceflight and instrumentation/payloads for biological experiments. Dr. Kovacs also has extensive industry experience including co-founding and providing technical guidance for several companies, including Cepheid in Sunnyvale, CA, supplier of advanced instrumentation for clinical and research nucleic acid diagnostics. Through Northrup Grumman, Cepheid supplies the automated biothreat detection systems in use by the United States Postal Service. He is a long-standing member of the Defense Sciences Research Council (DARPA), and has served as Associate Chair and Chairman. In this capacity, he has led or co-led studies on a variety of topics from chemical and biological agent detection and decontamination, miniaturized biological instrumentation, jungle warfare technologies, and many others. Between 2008 and 2011, Dr. Kovacs was on leave from Stanford University to serve as director of the Microsystems Technology Office at DARPA.
Aviation History - New Clues In Columbia Probe
www.aviationhistory.org, 26 Mar 2003 [cached]
Molten metal is much more apparent on panels from the left wing than the right wing, said Gregory Kovacs, a professor of electronics at Stanford University, who is studying the debris for investigators.
"You see more deposits. You see deposits that are different in character," Kovacs said of the left wing.
Gregory T.A. Kovacs, M.D., ...
www.malibuiq.com, 25 Oct 2014 [cached]
Gregory T.A. Kovacs, M.D., Ph.D.
Co-Founder, Chief Technology Advisor
...
Gregory Kovacs
Gregory Kovacs is Co-Founder and Chief Technology Advisor of MalibuIQ. He works with technologies for commercialization from both inside and outside of HRL. In this role, he considers maturity, market relevance, technical feasibility, intellectual property issues, synergies with other technologies/markets, and other factors. His efforts span such identification and evaluation efforts through helping MalibuIQ companies develop downstream technology and intellectual property portfolios strategically.
In addition to his role at MalibuIQ, Greg is a Professor of Electrical Engineering at Stanford University. Currently his research areas include biomedical instruments and sensors, cardiac physiology, in vitro models for stem cell tissue repair, and medical diagnostics. He has more than 160 scientific publications, 40 patents and has written a textbook on MEMS.
From 2008 through 2010, Dr. Kovacs was on leave from Stanford to serve as Director of the Microelectronics Technology Office at the U.S. Defense Department's Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). He also has extensive industry experience including co-founding several companies, including Cepheid in Sunnyvale, CA.
In 2003, he served as the Investigation Scientist for the debris team of the Columbia Accident Investigation Board, having worked for the first four months after the accident at the Kennedy Space Center, Florida. He later served as Engineering/Medical Liaison on the Spacecraft Crew Survival Integration Investigation Team (SCSIIT) of the Johnson Space Center.
Dr. Kovacs received a National Science Foundation Young Investigator Award, held the Noyce Family Chair, and was a Terman and then University Fellow at Stanford. Kovacs is a Fellow of the IEEE and of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering and of the IEEE.
Dr. Kovacs received a B.A.Sc degree in electrical engineering from the University of British Columbia, an MS degree in bioengineering from the University of California, Berkeley, and a PhD in electrical engineering and an MD degree from Stanford University.
The BentProp Project - Team Bio Sketches
bentprop.org, 28 Aug 2014 [cached]
Greg Kovacs
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Greg Kovacs
BentProp expeditions: 2000.
Greg was born and raised in Vancouver, BC. He has an M.D. and a Ph.D in Electrical Engineering. He is a professor of EE at Stanford University, but is presently on loan to DARPA in Alexandria, Virginia as Director of their Microsystems Technology Office. Greg participated in the 2000 BentProp expedition, with primary responsibility for setup and operation of a towed cesium magnetometer that saw a lot of action, particularly in Toachel Mid.
Greg is a private pilot and certified SCUBA diver.
Scientific Advisory Board | About Aethlon | Aethlon Medical, Inc.
www.aethlonmedical.com, 25 Oct 2014 [cached]
Gregory T. A. Kovacs, M.D., Ph.D.
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