Tomasz S. Tkaczyk is an Assistant Professor of Bioengineering and Electrical and Computer Engineering at Rice University, Houston, Texas, where he develops modern optical instrumentation for biological and medical applications. His primary research is in microscopy, including endo-microscopy, cost-effective high-performance optics for diagnostics, and multidimensional imaging (snapshot hyperspectral microscopy and spectro-polarimetry).
Professor Tkaczyk received his M.S. and Ph.D. from the Institute of Micromechanics and Photonics, Department of Mechatronics, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland. Beginning in 2003, after his postdoctoral training, he worked as a research professor at the College of Optical Sciences, University of Arizona. He joined Rice University in the summer of 2007.