CURRICULUM VITAE 

Buton.jpg (695 bytes)  First name: Mihai

Buton.jpg (695 bytes)  Surname: Kusko

Buton.jpg (695 bytes)  Date and place of birth: April 26, 1972, Bucharest, Romania

Buton.jpg (695 bytes)  Education:

Period

Name of Institution

Degree/Specialization

1991/1996

University of Bucharest,

Faculty of Physics

BSc/Physics-Optics and spectroscopy

1996/1997

University of Bucharest, Faculty of Physics

MSc/Physics -Opto-technics and non-conventional laser and plasma technologies

1998/1999

University Politechnica of Bucharest, Faculty of Electronics and Telecommunications

Advanced studies /Photonics

1999/

University Politechnica of Bucharest, Faculty of Electronics and Telecommunications

Ph. D. student / Optoelectronics

Buton.jpg (695 bytes)  Professional experience: Designing the optical integrated circuits; optical simulations of MOEMS

Buton.jpg (695 bytes)  Career: From December 1997 I have been working at the National Institute for Research and Development in Microtechnologies (IMT) in laboratory of Microoptics.

Buton.jpg (695 bytes)  Stages abroad: Summer School of Advanced Microelectronics MIGAS, Microsystems session, organized by IMEP-Grenoble in Autrans, France, Sept. 9-14. 2002.

Buton.jpg (695 bytes)  Present position: Scientific Researcher

Buton.jpg (695 bytes)  Research interests: Microphotonics

Buton.jpg (695 bytes)  Past and current projects:

wpe5.jpg (680 bytes)  Development of micro-electro-mechanical systems (MOEMS) based on integrated optics and silicon micromachining /Member of team.
wpe5.jpg (680 bytes)  Technologies for interferometric and microoptic microstructures (MOEMS) on silicon- National R&D Project/Member of team.
wpe5.jpg (680 bytes)  Technology for micromachined Fabry-Perot interferometers integrated on silicon substrate - program MATNANTECH /Member of team.
wpe5.jpg (680 bytes)  Technologies for microphotonic componentsfor silicon substrate based subsystems for optical interconnections and information optical processing
     program MATNANTECH /Member of team.
wpe5.jpg (680 bytes)  Tunable microphotonic structures based on microcavities for optical communication - program MATNANTECH /Member of team.

Buton.jpg (695 bytes)  Main scientific publications:

wpe5.jpg (680 bytes)  R. Muller, E. Manea, M. Kusko, "Thin membranes obtained by surface micromachining-preliminary study for a Fabry-Perot interferometer", Proceedings of International Semiconductor Conference - CAS 2001, Sinaia, October 2001, pp 193-196.
wpe5.jpg (680 bytes)  M. Kusko, O. T. Nedelcu, R. Muller, "Optomechanical simulation of a micromachined interferometric pressure sensor", Proceedings of International Semiconductor Conference -CAS 2002, Sinaia, October 2002, pp 75-78.
wpe5.jpg (680 bytes)  D. Cristea, P. Obreja, E. Manea, M. Kusko, "New silicon waveguides fabrication process based on the anisotropic etching of Si <111> oriented wafers", presented at E-MRS Spring Meeting 2002, Strasbourg. .
wpe5.jpg (680 bytes)  R. Müller, D.Syvridis, E.Manea, D. Cristea, M. Kusko, D.Apostol and V.Damian, "Sacrificial layers used in surface micromachined Fabry-Perot microcavities", presented at E-MRS Spring Meeting 2002, Strasbourg.
wpe5.jpg (680 bytes)  M. Kusko, "Design of based silicon waveguide reflective modulators", presented at ATOM2002, Bucharest, November. 2002.
wpe5.jpg (680 bytes)  R. Muller, D. Syvridis, M. Kusko, D. Cristea, D. Apostol, V. Damian, M. Bercu, E. Manea, "Integrated Fabry-Perot microcavity based on surface micromachining processes", presented at ATOM2002, Bucharest, November. 2002.

Buton.jpg (695 bytes)  Member of professional associations: Student member IEEE trough 31 December 2003, Romania Section

Buton.jpg (695 bytes)  Additional information (expertise, prizes, etc.):

Computational Skills:

wpe5.jpg (680 bytes)  Simulations of optical integrated circuits using OptiFDTD 2.0.1
wpe5.jpg (680 bytes)  Programming Languages: C++, Turbo Pascal, Matlab.

Buton.jpg (695 bytes)  Foreign languages: English

Buton.jpg (695 bytes)  Contact information (e-mail, tel., fax. mailing address): mihaik@imt.ro

wpe5.jpg (680 bytes)  National Institute for R&D in Microtechnologies (IMT-Bucharest), Laboratory of Microoptics, PO Box 38-160, Bucharest 72225, Romania
wpe5.jpg (680 bytes)  Tel: +40.21.490 84 12; +40.21.490 85 84; +40.21.490 82 12; fax: +40.21.490 82 38 

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