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engineering company executive

Matthew Kuhn was Canadian engineering company executive. Achievements include discovery of quasi-static method measurement technique for integrated circuit development; co-development first generation fiber optics technology.


Kuhn, Matthew was born on March 19, 1936 in Sacalaz, Banat, Romania. Came to the United States, 1967. Son of Peter and Katherine (Gerres) Kuhn.


Bachelor of Science in Engineering Physics, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, 1962. The Master of Applied Science, University Waterloo, Ontario, 1963. PhDEE, University Waterloo, Ontario, 1967.

Doctor of Engineering (honorary), University Waterloo, Ontario, 1985. Postgraduate, Brown University, 1968.


Supervisor Message Telecommunications Service, Bell Tel. laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey, 1968-1973;manager advisory technical, BNR Ltd., Ottawa, Ontario, 1973-1980;director corporation development, BNR Ltd., Ottawa, Ontario, 1980-1985;assistant vice president, BNR Inc., Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, 1985-1989;president, Microelectronics Center of North Carolina, Research Triangle Park, 1989-1994;president, EconTech Cons. & Research Management Superior vena cava syndrome, since 1994. Adjunct Professor engineering management Duke U., since 1997.

Presenter numerous professional meetings.


  • Achievements include discovery of quasi-static method measurement technique for integrated circuit development. Co-development first generation fiber optics technology.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member North Carolina Board Science & Technology, 1991-1994. Chairman advisory council Queen's University, 1983-1984. Chairman engineering advisory council Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, 1989-1994.

Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (editor special issue Electron Devices Journal Optoelectronics 1975).


Married Betty Jane Ritchie, August 20, 1966. Children: Andrew Jason, Andrea Suzanne.

Peter Kuhn

Katherine (Gerres) Kuhn

Betty Jane Ritchie

Andrew Jason Kuhn

Andrea Suzanne Kuhn