Michael G. Curley


Massachusetts Institute of Technology Ph.D. 1988 Mechanical Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology M.S. 1984 Mechanical Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology B.S. 1981 Mechanical Engineering

Research and Professional Experience

1995-  Founding Partner, EP Limited, Cambridge, MA.
1992-95  Project Manager, Acuson, Mountain View, CA
1989-92 Senior Development Engineer, Thermal Technologies, Cambridge, MA
1988 Member, Technical Staff, Acuson, Mountain View, CA
1984-88 Research Assistant, Harvard-MIT Biomedical Engineering Center, Cambridge, MA
1982-84 Research Assistant, Lab for Medical Ultrasonics, Cambridge, MA
1981-82 Needle Development Engineer, Ethicon Corporation, Somerville, NJ

Honor and Professional Societies

Society of the Sigma Chi, AIUM, ASME, IEEE


Curley, M.G., P.S. Hamilton, (1997), “Creation of Large Thermal Lesions in Liver using Saline-Enhanced RF Ablation,” Proc. 19th Annual Conf. IEEE Eng. Med. Biol. Soc.
Hamilton, P.S., M.G. Curley, (1997), “Adaptive Removal of Motion Artifact,” Proc. 19th Annual Conf. IEEE Eng. Med. Biol. Soc.
Curley, M.G., P.S. Hamilton, J.T. Walsh, C. Rappaport, Z. Gu, W. Newman (1997), “Investigation of Volumetric Heating Methods for Cardiac Output Measurement,” Proc. 32nd Annual Meeting of the AAMI, Washington.
Hamilton, P.S., M.G. Curley (1997), “An Adaptive System for Reduction of ECG Motion Artifact,” Proc. 32nd Annual Meeting of the AAMI, Washington.
Curley, M.G., Hamilton, P.S., Walsh, J.T., (1997) “Measurement of Cardiac Output using Near-Infrared Heating of Blood,” presented at SPIE BIOS ‘97, San Jose, CA.
Seward, J.B., D.L. Packer, R.C. Chan, M.G. Curley, A.J. Tajik (1996), “Ultrasound Cardioscopy: Embarking on a New Journey,” Mayo Clinic Proceedings, 71(7).
Curley, M.G., Hamilton, P.S., Walsh, J.T., Rappaport, C.M., Gu, Z., Newman, W.H., (1996) “An Evaluation of Methods for Measuring Cardiac Output with Volumetric Heating,” 18th Annual Conf. IEEE Eng. Med. Biol. Soc.
Curley, M.G. (1993), "Soft Tissue Temperature Rise Caused by Scanned, Diagnostic Ultrasound," IEEE Trans. UFFC, 40(1):59-66. 
Bowman, H.F., W.H. Newman, M.G. Curley, S.C. Summit, S. Kumar, G.T. Martin, J. Hansen, G.K. Svensson (1992), "Tumor Hyperthermia, Dosimetry, and Effects of Perfusion," Advances in Biological Heat and Mass Transfer, J.J. McGrath, Ed., ASME HTD-189:23
Newman, W. H., H.F. Bowman, M.G. Curley, S.C. Summit, G.K. Svensson, J. Hansen, E.C. Burdette, and S.A. Goss (1991), "Temperature Field Reconstruction in Hyperthermia," 13th Annual Conference IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Orlando, FL.
Bowman, H.F., M.G. Curley, W.H. Newman, S.C. Summit, S. Chang, J. Hansen, T. Herman, G.K. Svensson, (1989), "Use of Effective Thermal Conductivity for `Hyperthermia Treatment Planning,' in Bioheat Transfer--Applications in Hyperthermia, Instrumentation and Modeling, H.F. Bowman and R.B. Roemer, eds., ASME HTD-126/BED-12 p.23.
Curley, M.G. (1988), Methods for Multi-point Measurement of Temperature, Oxygen Tension, Blood Perfusion, and Thermal Properties in vivo, Ph.D. Thesis, Mechanical Engineering, M.I.T.
Edell, D.J., J.C. Weaver, L.M. Peznola, M.G. Curley, J.H. Wolfe, S.K. Burns and H.F. Bowman (1986), "A Microperforated Aqueous Phase Sensor for Environmentally Insensitive Oxygen Measurement," Proc. IEEE Solid State Sensor Conference, Hilton Head.
Edell, D.J., S.K. Burns, J.H. Wolfe, L.M. Peznola, M.G. Curley, J.C. Weaver, and H.F. Bowman (1986), "A Monolithic Temperature, Oxygen, and Perfusion Microarray," Proceedings of the Electrochemical Society Meeting, Boston.
Curley, M.G., L.M. Peznola, J.C. Weaver, D.J. Edell, S.K. Burns, and H.F. Bowman (1985), "Multi-point Monitoring of Temperature, Oxygen Tension, Perfusion and Thermal Properties," in 1985 Advances in Bioengineering, N.A. Lagrana, ed., 1985 ASME Winter Annual Meeting, Miami, FL.
Curley, M.G., D.J. Edell, J.C. Weaver, S.K. Burns, and H.F. Bowman, (1985), "Development of a Multisensor Polarographic Oxygen Probe," Proc. 20th Annual Meeting of the AAMI, Boston.
Curley, M.G. (1984), Hyperthermia in Elliptical Patterns, Master of Science Thesis submitted to the Department of Mechanical Engineering, M.I.T.

Invited Lectures

Hyperthermia, Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, for course 2.76J, Ultrasound: Physics, Biophysics and Technology


Method and apparatus for invasively measuring cardiac output by detecting temperature differences of blood heated by radiation, U.S. Patent number 5,954,659.
Apparatus and method for reduction of motion artifact, U.S. Patent number 5,978,693.
In-situ Polarographic Sensor Calibration, U.S. Patent Number 4,985,123.
Active Thermal Control of Ultrasound Transducers, U.S. Patent Number 5,560,362.
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