Dr. Philip Troyk, Ph.D.
Dr. Troyk is a Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, the Executive Director of the Pritzker Institute of Biomedical Science and Engineering, and an affliated Professor in the Stuart School of Business at IIT. His research interests are broad and include cortical and retinal visual prostheses, implantable EMG sensors (IMES), functional electrical stimulation systems, design of neural prostheses, bioelectronic medicine, smart sensors, Radio Frequency Identification, telemetry, VLSI design, and packaging of implantable electronic devices. He is also President/CEO of Sigenics, Inc, a Chicago-based company that designs customized electronics for medical and industrial uses. He is the leader of the eight-institution ICVP team to develop an intracortical visual prosthesis. He obtained his BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois, Urbana, and an MS and Ph.D. in Bioengineering from the University of Illinois, Chicago.