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John Pritchard, Ph.D.

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Adjunct Faculty Member

B.S. in Electrical Engineering at Iowa State University

Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering at Iowa State University, title: "New Developments in Magneto-Optic Interferometric Switching"


Interests and Expertise

Advances in engineering education, electronics application engineering, high-speed wireless systems, fiber-optic networks, magneto-optic interferometric systems

Career Highlights

In industry, Dr. Pritchard has held engineering design and research positions for wireless and optical technologies, military systems, and most recently medical technologies before starting a company called HabitAware. At HabitAware he is cofounder and Lead Hardware Engineer, creating wearable technology to help those who suffer from body-focused repetitive behaviors. In academia, John has contributed to publications in technical journals, journals in engineering education, and various technical magazines and blogs for magnetic technologies.