Expert in Automation, Special Machinery, Product Design, Design reviews, Patent reviews
Expert has 40 years of experience in the design and development of products such as medical instruments and disposables, tools, lighting fixtures, machinery of all types, integration of design for manufacturing, design for assembly, concurrent engineering, appearance and styling, and industrial design. He has also developed manufacturing tooling and special production equipment for new products, as well as prototypes and models.
Expert has been involved in the design of continuous motion machinery and high-speed mechanisms for machinery of all kinds, including food, medical, drug, cosmetic, apparel, electronic, disposables, electrical, automotive, rubber, plastic, paper, textile and many other industries.
For most of the past 40 years, Expert's former company has been active in the field of designing and producing machinery which would not otherwise be commercially available; the list of such machinery produced by the company is very extensive and includes special assembly machinery, special inspection and testing machinery, special machinery for manufacturing and processing, and special packaging machinery.
Expert has over 40 years experience in the development of products and production processes for medical devices, batteries. Expertise includes project management, design reviews, patent reviews, patent claim avoidance, expert witness,
Expert developed automated and semi-automatic manufacturing machinery for products such as disposable contact lenses, batteries, surgical sutures, automotive air bags, catalytic converters, connectors, tools, and food. The machinery functions included assembly, processing, testing, inspection, and packaging. He has worked on hundreds of projects for clients from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies.He has consulted on product design, design for assembly, and design for manufacturability for products such as disposables, medical devices, tools, toys, consumer products and automotive components. Expert has performed studies such as make-or-buy, automation feasibility, sourcing of special machinery design and build vendors, sourcing of product design houses and services for designing around patents and conducting design reviews.He has conducted hundreds of design reviews and teamed with other engineers on many brainstorming sessions, for product development, and process development. . Expert has acted as a expert witness on mechanical engineering issues, patent issues, personal injury and other litigation.
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Boston, Massachusetts - Worcester, Massachusetts - Springfield, Massachusetts - Lowell, Massachusetts - Cambridge, Massachusetts - Brockton, Massachusetts - New Bedford, Massachusetts - Hartford, Connecticut - Manchester, New Hampshire - Providence, Rhode Island
|Year: 1970||Degree: M.S.||Subject: Management Engineering||Institution: Northeastern University|
|Year: 1968||Degree: M.S.||Subject: Mechanical Engineering (Design)||Institution: Northeastern University|
|Year: 1956||Degree: B.S.||Subject: Mechanical Engineering (Machine Design)||Institution: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute|
|Years: 2002 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: President||Department:||Responsibilities: Expert consults on automation, special machinery development, robotics, medical devices, new product development, design reviews, patent reviews, expert witness, and sourcing special machinery and manufacturing tooling...|
|Years: 2000 to 2002||Employer: Newport Corporation||Title: General Manager||Department: Design Technology Division||Responsibilities: He was the General Manager of the division devoted to designing machinery, and product development for the optical, precision equipment and fiber optics industry.|
|Years: 1968 to 2000||Employer: Design Technology Corporation (DTC)||Title: President||Department:||Responsibilities: Expert was President and CEO of a special machinery and product development and design company. This company employed 60 people and designed and built automation equipment for the medical, battery, electronics food, and other industries He sold the company to Newport Corp. in 2000. He currently performs consulting work for the company.|
|Years: 1962 to 1967||Agency: US Army||Role: project manager||Description: He developed devices for use in specialized mine warfare, and for air drops of heavy equipment.|
|Years: 1985 to 1987||Agency: Secret||Role: project manager||Description: He developed devices to be used in undercover work|
|Years||Country / Region||Summary|
|Years: to Present||Country / Region: Taiwan||Summary: Manufacturing study for electonic component manufacture|
|Years: to Present||Country / Region: France||Summary: special machinery for automated manufacturing for French firm|
|Years: to Present||Country / Region: UK||Summary: Automation work for companies in UK from loose leaf books to razor blades|
|Years: to Present||Country / Region: Belgium||Summary: Airbag machinery for use in EU.|
|Associations / Societies|
|Expert is a member of ASME, SME, and is a Certified Robotics Engineer.|
|Licenses / Certifications|
|He is a registered Professional Engineer licensed in Massachusetts.|
|Publications and Patents Summary|
|Expert has 18 patents across many fields and many more inventions held as trade secrets by clients.|
|Expert Witness Experience|
|Handled expert witness work for a law firm representing a mid-west machinery builder, who was defending against the claim that $5,000,000 worth of equipment did not meet specifications.
Also worked for the employer on a personal injury case where a worker claimed he was hurt due to the negligence of his employer.
|Training / Seminars|
|Provide informal consulting/training on project management methods for engineering and development projects.
This process is called "Contolled Development", and was developed and used at Design Technology Corporation
| Expert has experience in sourcing and evaluating product design firms, and designers/builders of production machinery and production systems.
He has access to the following resources: an internal database, and 40 years of industry experience and contacts with machine builders, client manufacturing executives and automation engineers.
|Expert has experience working with client marketing executives in launching new products. He also has experience with customer relations management and sales automation systems, and sales strategies for selling intangibles and capital goods.|
|Other Relevant Experience|
|He is experienced in developing and implementing management systems to organize and control the design and development process.|