Cosme Furlong-Vazquez

Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI)

SEM Awards: SEM Fellow, A.J. Durelli

Cosme Furlong-Vazquez is Professor and Director of the Center for Holographic Studies and Laser micro-mechaTronics (CHSLT) in the Mechanical and Materials Engineering Department at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), Worcester MA. He received his B.Eng. from the University of the Americas, Mexico, and his M.S. and Ph.D. from WPI. He was a visiting Post-doctoral investigator in the field of optical metrology at BIAS, Bremen, Germany. His professional interests and involvement include: combination of modeling and simulation with quantitative optical metrology, fiber optic sensors, digital holography, NDT, materials characterization, and optimization of mechanical and microelectromechanical components and systems (MEMS). He has been recipient of such awards as Sigma Xi Researcher Faculty, WPI’s Morgan and Russell M. Searle Distinguish Instructorships, A.J. Durelli Award from SEM, and he is a research affiliate in the Department of Otology and Laryngology at the Mass. Eye & Ear Infirmary (MEEI) and a Lecturer on Otology and Laryngology at Harvard Medical School. He is a long-term member of SEM and has actively participated in leadership positions and activities within the society, including sessions and conferences organizer, officer of the Optics TD, and one of the founding members of the MEMS and Nanotechnology TD.


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Last Updated: 01/21/2024