Todd McCollough currently is working as a Senior Research Biomedical Engineer on an internal IR&D project for Ellumen, Inc. He had his first patent granted in August 2015, titled “Dielectric encoding of medical images.” He had his second patent granted in July 2016, titled “Distributed Microwave Image Processing System and Method.” He had his third patent graned in July 2017, also titled “Dielectric encoding of medical images.” Todd was a co-author on a paper titled “A Phase Confocal Method for Near-Field Microwave Imaging” published in IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques in 2017. He was a co-author on a paper titled “A Novel Cavity Backed Monopole Antenna with UWB Unidirectional Radiation” published in Progress In Electromagnetics Research C in 2017. He was a co-author on a poster presentation titled “Experimental Microwave Near-field Detection with Moveable Antennas” at the IEEE AP-S Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC-URSI Radio Science Meeting in San Diego, CA, in July 2017.
Todd received his Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering from Northwestern University in Evanston, IL, with a second major in Economics in 2009. He also received a Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering from Northwestern University in Evanston, IL, in 2010.
Todd began carrying a golf bag and caddying after 7th grade. He was awarded a Chick Evans Scholarship to Northwestern University. The Chick Evans Scholarship is a full tuition and housing scholarship awarded to those who have a strong caddie record, excellent academics, financial need, and outstanding character. The Chick Evans Scholarship is awarded by the Western Golf Association / Evans Scholars Foundation.
Todd has experience designing, developing, and maintaining websites, forums, and blogs. He made the former website (active July 2006 – October 2009) for the Northwestern University Evans Scholars while serving as the Technology Chair for 3 years. He also has worked on several other domains such as a site to showcase a psychotherapist.
Todd has experience repairing and diagnosing computer problems for Evans Scholars and for students and faculty at Northwestern University. He troubleshot computer problems such as software, spyware, malware, and virus issues, while serving as a Residential Network Consultant at Northwestern University for over a year.
Todd worked for nearly a year in the Northwestern University Biophotonics Laboratory as a researcher. He worked with single-cell partial-wave spectroscopy (PWS) to collect images of different human cells with particular emphasis on cancer cells.
Todd served as a teaching assistant (TA) for BME 325: Introduction to Medical Imaging (Fall 2009) taught by professor Alan Sahakian at Northwestern University.
Todd also participated in the Northwestern Undergraduate Leadership Program (ULP) and successfully earned his Certificate in Leadership. The program allowed Todd to develop and practice his leadership skills.
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