Nikolai Krivitski

Nikolai Krivitski, Ph.D, D.Sc.


Doctor of Biology. Thesis: “Evaluation of Hemodynamic Status in Patients During and After Surgery by Electrical Impedance Methods” National Research Center for Surgery,
USSR Medical Academy, Moscow USSR              

Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering, Thesis: “Research and Development of Electrodeless Inductive and Capacitive Sensors for Measurement of Mechanical Function of the Human Cardiovascular and Breathing Systems” National Research Institute for Medical
Engineering, Moscow, USSR

Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering, Thesis: “Low Pass Filters for Electromagnetic Flow Meters” Leningrad Institute of Electrical Technology, USSR


2006 Present   Vice President R&D, Chief Scientist, Transonic Systems, Inc., Ithaca, NY
1992 – 2006     Senior Scientist, Transonic Systems, Inc., Ithaca, NY
1980 – 1991    Group Supervisor and Head Research Fellow in ICU and Hemodialysis Units, National Research Center for Surgery, USSR Medical Academy, Moscow
1981 – 1983    Lecturer in Electrical Engineering, The Mechanical Machinery Institute, Moscow
1975 – 1980    Jr. Research Fellow, National Research Inst. of Medical Engineering, Moscow
1973 – 1974     Biomedical Engineer, Krasnogorsky 3 Military Hospital, Moscow, USSR


2000     Tibbetts Award for Best NIH SBIR Grant Performance (Principal Investigator)
1991     Travel Award to the Fifth World Congress for Microcirculation (Louisville, KY)
among Eastern European and USSR Investigators 

MAJOR RESEARCH INTERESTS: Development of new technologies to measure: blood flows, blood volumes, microcirculation, extravascular lung water, cardiac output, solute clearance and permeability.