Gerald W. Timm earned B.E.E., M.S.E.E. and Ph.D. (E.E.) degrees from the U of MN. Upon completion, he joined the faculties of the U of MN Medical School's Department of Neurology and the Institute of Technology's Departments of Electrical and Biomedical Engineering, researching problems of the pelvic organs resulting from spinal cord injury, stroke and other neurological and urological disorders. This work resulted in the conceptualization and subsequent development of a variety of implantable devices and diagnostic instrumentation products for diagnosing and treating urinary control and male erectile disorders and the founding or co-founding of several medial device firms to bring these concepts to market. Dr. Timm currently serves as President of NovaTek Medical, LLC and recently rejoined the U of MN Medical School faculty part-time as a Professor of Urological Surgery.