Title: Ceramics Engineer, Researcher (Retired)
Location: Attleboro Falls, Massachusetts, United States
Dr. Bernard Kulwicki, Ceramics Engineer and Researcher (Retired), has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Engineers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in ceramics engineering.
Dr. Kulwicki is renowned in his field for a variety of scientific breakthroughs, including developing a detachable biosensor module for surface Plasmon resonance sensing and for developing an improved detector material for ultrasound imaging. He holds numerous patents in the field and has served as the editor of the Proceedings of the Tenth IEEE International Symposium on the Applications of Ferroelectrics. Additionally, he has contributed to many journals, including as a contributing editor to the Journal of the American Ceramic Society. His areas of expertise also include ceramic positive temperature coefficient resistor materials, theory, device structures and electrothermal modeling, pyroelectric ceramic infrared detector materials for uncooled thermal imaging, ceramic oxides for gas sensors, polymeric and ceramic materials for humidity sensing, and compound semiconductors with phase equilibrium.
Interested in scientific research from an early age, Dr. Kulwicki first received a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering from the University of Detroit Mercy in 1958. He continued at the University of Michigan to receive a Master of Science in engineering in 1960, and a PhD in 1963. From 1963 to 1964, Dr. Kulwicki served as an exchange visitor of the Institute of Solid State Physics with the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences. From 1964 to 1998, he worked as a Distinguished Member Technical Staff of the Materials and Controls Group for Texas Instruments.
An expert in the industry, Dr. Kulwicki is affiliated with a variety of professional organizations. He is a fellow of the American Ceramic Society and is a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Sigma Xi, Materials Research Society, the American Chemical Society, the Electrochemical Society, and SAMPE. In his retirement, he has more time for his hobbies, which include golf, classical music, opera, computer technology, reading and audio.
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