Expert in Applied Physics and Electronics
Expert ID: 734274 Florida, USA
A senior member of the IEEE, he is active on the IEEE Energy Policy Committee and the IEEE Research Policy Committee. In 2009 he was elected as the international chair of the IEEE Humanitarian Technology Challenge – Reliable Electricity, at the National Academy of Sciences.
He has conducted sponsored research at Carnegie-Mellon Robotics Institute and received over $1 million in grants for his work in machine vision. For the past twenty-three years he has had a successful consulting practice developing new technologies for dozens of companies. While his clients include multi-billion dollar companies, he has also devoted a huge amount of his time and resources to supporting humanitarian projects around the world.
As an active volunteer in IEEE, Expert has been a featured speaker at many universities, sections. technical societies, and student branches around the world.
Developing many new commercial products in LED lighting, medical devices, military applications in UAVs, communications, NASA shuttle launch pad.
|Year: 1986||Degree:||Subject: Computer Science||Institution: University of North Florida|
|Year: 1974||Degree:||Subject: Physic and Psychology||Institution: Florida State University|
|Year: 1972||Degree: AA||Subject: General||Institution: Florida State College at Jacksonville|
|Year: 1971||Degree:||Subject: Electrical Engineering||Institution: US Naval Academy|
|Years: 1995 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: Principal Consultant||Department: R & D||Responsibilities: New product development and consulting in electronics, applied physics, and mathematics.|
|Years: 1969 to 1971||Agency: US Navy||Role: Midshpman||Description: Engineering|
|Years: 1978 to 1979||Agency: Northrop Defense Systems Div (Air Force)||Role: Sr. Engineer Analog||Description: R&D in electronic warfare|
|Years||Country / Region||Summary|
|Years: 1986 to 1986||Country / Region: Stafford, England||Summary: Designed and supervised installation of robotic systems.|
|Years: 2011 to 2011||Country / Region: Waslala, Nicaragua||Summary: Designed and supervised installation of experimental power systems.|
|Years: 2011 to 2012||Country / Region: Kilgoris, Kenya||Summary: Designed and supervised installation of experimental power systems.|
|Associations / Societies|
|Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers - 1977 to present, Many local, regional, national, and international titles held.
Association of Old Crows - 1978-1979, Electronic warfare society
Mensa - 1979 to present, International society of people with high intelligence
Kiwanis International - 1980 to present, International service organization. Active on local, regional, and international levels.
American Legion - 2005 to present, US Veterans service organization
La Société des Quarante Hommes et Huit Chevaux - 2010 to present, US Veterans honor society
Loyal Order of Moose - 2018 to present, International service organization
|Licenses / Certifications|
|US Federal Communications Commission - First Class Radiotelephone License, authorized to design and operate commercial broadcast equipment.
Microchip Design Partner - Certified to create new designs with the full range of Microchip technologies.
US Federal Communications Commission - Extra Class Amateur Radio License, access to the amateur radio frequency bands for experiments
|Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers:
Member of Board of Directors Jacksonville Sec. since 1980
Member of the Florida Council of the I.E.E.E. since 1980
Nominated by Section as Young Engineer of the Year in 1982
Vice-Chmn. of Jacksonville Section 1982-83
Chairman of the Jacksonville Section 1985-1987, 1992-1993, 1999-2003, 2006-2014
Nominated by Section as Engineer of the Year in 1992
Awarded Senior Member Grade 1994
Elected Vice-Chmn. Florida Council of IEEE 1995-1996
Jacksonville Section Student Branch Mentor 1995-2011
Elected Chairman Florida Council of IEEE 1997-1999
Student Activities Chair for Florida 2000-Present
Region 3 Membership Development Chair 2000-2002
IEEE Circuits and Devices Magazine editorial board 2001-2009
Region 3 Sections Congress Coordinator 2002-2009
Jacksonville Section Education, PACE, and Membership Chair 2003-Present
Nominated for Region 3 Director 2006, 2010
Kiyo Tomiyasu Award Committee Member 2004-2008
Kiyo Tomiyasu Award Committee Chair 2007
Finance Chair-International Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Robotics and Automation 2007
IEEE Energy Policy Committee Liaison 2006-present
IEEE R&D Policy Committee Liaison 2006-present
MENSA (An exclusive organization for persons with extraordinary intellectual ability) - Member since 1980
President of Jacksonville Chapter 1982-1984, 1990-91
United Nations Foundation – International Chair of the Reliable Energy Challenge 2009- 2013
University of North Florida – Charter member of the Engineering Advisory Council 1992-2010
University of North Florida – Charter member of the Physics Advisory Group 2010-Present
|Awards / Recognition|
|IEEE Circuits and Devices Magazine editorial board
Award of Excellence in Technical Publications
Region 3 Outstanding Service Award
Nominated for Region 3 Director
Kiyo Tomiyasu Award Committee Member
Kiyo Tomiyasu Award Committee Chair
IEEE USA Award for STEM Education Support
La Société des Quarante Hommes et Huit Chevaux - US Veterans honor society
|Expert Witness Experience|
|Forensic consulting or insurance claims, collecting scientific evidence.
Professional analysis of software source code in copyright infringement case.
|He has written detailed specifications in order to help cut costs in large volume component purchases.|
|German||Needs practice, studied German literature in college|
|French||Able to get by when visiting France and Quebec. Not fluent.|