Dr. Michael Kozhevnikov is an associate professor in the Department of Engineering at
Norfolk State University. He received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in physics and engineering from Moscow
Institute of Physics and Technology, Russia. He received his second M.Sc. and Ph.D. in physics from
Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Israel. He was a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Division
of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge MA and a Postdoctoral Fellow in the
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California at Santa Barbara, CA.
He previously held a position of a Member of Technical Staff at Bell Laboratories, Lucent Technologies,
Murray Hill NJ, and a Senior Research Scientist, Lenterra, NJ. Michael Kozhevnikov’s research interests
include human-computer interaction, virtual reality and visualization, photonics and optical communications,
and engineering and science education. Dr. Kozhevnikov is a member of IEEE Photonics Society, Materials Research
Society (MRS) and Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE).
Dr. Kozhevnikov authored over 30 peer-reviewed journal publications.
His research interests include:
Fiber Optics, Photonics and Sensors
Virtual Reality and Visualization
Engineering and Science Education
M. Kozhevnikov, J. Gurlitt, M. Kozhevnikov, “Learning relative motion concepts in immersive and non-immersive virtual environments”, Journal of Science Education and Technology, DOI 10.1007/s10956-013-9441-0, published online February 15, 2013.
D. Hayes, C. Turczynski, J. Rice and M. Kozhevnikov, “Virtual-Reality-Based Educational Laboratories in Fiber Optic Engineering”, Proceedings of the Education and Training in Optics & Photonics Conference (ETOP), Porto, Portugal 23 - 26 July 2013.
M. Kozhevnikov, D. Hayes, M. Kozhevnikov, “The Role of Spatial Immersion for Tasks Based on the Use of Egocentric Frames of Reference”, Proceedings of the HCI International Conference, Las Vegas, USA, 21 - 26 July 2013.
T.Ioppolo, M. Kozhevnikov, V. Stepaniuk, M.V. Otugen, V. Sheverev, “Micro-optical force sensor concept based on whispering gallery mode resonators”, Applied Optics, 47(16), 3009 (2008).
M. Kozhevnikov, P. Kolodner, D.T. Neilson, A.R. Papazian, R.E. Frahm, and J.V. Gates, “Integrated Array of 1 × N Optical Switches for Wavelength-Independent and WDM Applications”, IEEE Journal of Lightwave Technology, 24(2), 884 (2006).