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Expert in Applied Physics and Electronics

Expert ID: 734274 Florida, USA

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A consultant in applied physics and electronics, Expert has been working in electronics since he was 12 years old. In his extraordinary career he has worked with almost every kind of technology in the electronics industry, including applied research and development in nuclear medicine, opto-electronics, electronic warfare, robotics, industrial automation, machine vision, artificial intelligence, digital television, special sensors and embedded systems.

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.

Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
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

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 1995 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Principal Consultant Department: R & D Responsibilities: New product development and consulting in electronics, applied physics, and mathematics.

Government Experience

Years Agency Role Description
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

International Experience

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.

Career Accomplishments

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
Professional Appointments
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

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Forensic consulting or insurance claims, collecting scientific evidence.
Professional analysis of software source code in copyright infringement case.
Vendor Selection
He has written detailed specifications in order to help cut costs in large volume component purchases.

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
German Needs practice, studied German literature in college
French Able to get by when visiting France and Quebec. Not fluent.
Spanish Some

Fields of Expertise

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