As a technical specialist at the Firm, Serge Minin, Ph.D. assists in prosecuting patents for clients in the electrical and software technology industries. His advanced education and industry experience provide extensive knowledge in the areas of electronics, lasers, optics, instrumentation, communications and signal processing.


  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (Ph.D.)
    • Electrical Engineering
  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (M.S.)
    • Electrical Engineering
  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (B.S.)
    • Electrical Engineering

Background and Credentials

Dr. Minin received his Ph.D., M.S. and B.S. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. After receiving his M.S., he spent several years working in industry developing imaging systems as well as optoelectronic devices for telecommunication applications. Dr. Minin made research contributions in the fields of optoelectronic devices, optical remote sensing, and medical imaging. After obtaining his Ph.D., Dr. Minin was a member of the teaching faculty at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign where he developed and taught courses relating to electronics, digital communication systems, and wireless communication. Prior to joining Marshall Gerstein, Dr. Minin held an executive director position at a K-12 start-up, where he developed science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics (STEAM) curriculum.

Publications and Presentations

  • S. Minin, F. Kamalabadi, “Uncertainties in extracted parameters of a Gaussian emission line profile with continuum background,” Applied Optics 48(36), Dec. 2009, pp. 6913-6922.
  • S. Minin, R.B. Kerr, P. Santos, J. Noto, M. Migliozzi, J. Riccobono, L. Waldrop, R. Garcia, F. Kamalabadi, “Some highlights from Fabry-Perot measurements of H-α emissions at Arecibo Observatory during geomagnetic storms,” Presenter, CEDAR Workshop, Santa Fe, NM, 2009.
  • S. Minin, S. Watchorn, J. Noto, M. Migliozzi, “Alignment of a remote all-sky triple-etalon Doppler imaging system,” Presenter, CEDAR Workshop, Midway, UT, 2008.
  • S. Minin and F. Kamalabadi, “Artifact Reduction with Back-Interpolated Gridding (BIG) Reconstruction,” Presentation, ISMRM Workshop on Non-Cartesian MRI, Sedona, AZ, February 2007.
  • M. Yang, H. Chen, K. J. Webb, S. Minin, S. L. Chuang, and G. R. Cueva, "Demonstration of Mode Conversion in an Irregular Waveguide," Optics Letters 31(3), Feb. 2006, pp. 383-385.

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