is a principal member of the technical staff at the Interuniversity Microelectronics Centre (IMEC). His professional interests focus on passive and active imaging systems and their applications. Before joining IMEC, he was the director of engineering at St. Johns Optical Systems where he was responsible for camera product development. As a postdoctoral fellow at Duke University and the University of Memphis, he developed several infrared, millimeter-wave, and terahertz imaging systems. Dr. Furxhi holds a Ph.D. in electrical engineering and an M.S. in electrical engineering and an M.S. in physics from the University of Memphis.