Mark Kroll

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Dr. Mark Kroll, Ph.D., FAIMBE, FACC, FHRS


Adjunct Professor, Biomedical Engineering, University of Minnesota; Co-founder, Anser Innovation LLC

Summary of Qualifications

Dr. Mark Kroll is an adjunct professor of biomedical engineering at the University of Minnesota and California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo. He is also a distinguished guest faculty for the UCLA Creativity and Innovation Program. In 2005, he retired from his post as chief technology officer of the Cardiac Rhythm Management Division of St. Jude Medical Inc. Dr. Kroll is widely recognized as one of the most prolific inventors of electrical medical device patents. He holds over 360 issued U.S. patents with more than 1 million human being hosting his patents in their bodies. Dr. Kroll has a B.S. in Mathematics and an M.S. and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Minnesota. In additon, he holds an M.B.A. from the University of St. Thomas. His research specialty is the effects of electricity on the human body. Dr. Kroll is the co-editor of 4 technical books dealing with electrical shocks, including 2 on electrical weapons, and is the author and/or co-author of more than 90 full-length papers and MedLine indexed letters. He has lectured in more than 30 countries and is a litigation consultant/expert for the Chicago PD, the NYPD, the LASD, the US Department of Justice and TASER International.


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