Timothy Ruchti, PhD

Director of Algorithms, Nihon Kohden

Mount Prospect, Illinois

Dr. Tim Ruchti currently serves as the Director of Algorithms with Nihon Kohden, a leading manufacturer, developer and distributor of medical electronic equipment.

Previously, Dr, Ruchti was Director, Algorithms, Analytics and Clinical Informatics  with  Zyomed Corp, a producer of non-invasive reliable sensors and microsystems for personal and laboratory-scale medical diagnostics. Dr. Ruchti  also worked for Hospira serving the roles of Manager of Innovation and Associate Research Fellow. During his tenure with Hospira, he led developments for glucose management systems, data mining applications, decision support for drug delivery and physiological modeling.

He has 20 medical related technological patents, many of which are utilized for insulin therapy and glucose management. Additionally, he’s contributed to a number of publications, including many highlighting glucose management technology.

Dr. Ruchti received a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the Milwaukee School of Engineering.  Thereafter, he received both his Master of Science and PhD in Electrical Engineering from Marquette University.

Timothy Ruchti, PhD