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Philip MeasorPhilip Measor

Assistant Professor
300 W. Hawthorne Road
Spokane, WA 99251
Phone: 509.777.4420
Fax: 509.777.4633
Office Location: Eric Johnston Science Center 111

Courses Taught

  • PS451 Electricity and Magnetism I
  • EN388 Internship Preparation
  • PS388 Internship Preparation

Research & Scholarship

PATENTS (selected from five)

  • P. Kolchin, R.M. Danen, P. Measor, "Three-Dimensional Imaging for Semiconductor Wafer Inspection," US Application# 20180103247, August 22, 2017.
  • P. Measor, R. Danen and P. MacDonald, "Reverse Decoration for Defect Detection Amplification," US Application# 20180025952, December 24, 2016.
  • H. Schmidt, P. Measor and S. Kühn, "Device for light-based particle manipulation on waveguides," US Patent# 7995890, January 7, 2008 (issued August 9, 2011).


  • Rapid, low-cost mRNA analysis system for cancer companion diagnostics, 2012-2013, NCATS, PI, $272,105
  • Portable Amplification-free Virus Nucleic Acid Detector, 2012, NSF, PI, $150,000


  • Reviewer for Lab on a Chip, Chemical Communications, Applied Physics Letters, Optics Express, Optics Letters and other scientific journals
  • Proposal reviewer for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) small business innovation research (SBIR) grants