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Expert in Communications, Electromagnetics, Acoustics, Systems Engineering, Mathematical Modeling

Expert ID: 723342 Connecticut, USA

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He has worked in acoustic agglomeration in measurement of acoustic environmental parameters. He has worked in linear and nonlinear acoustics for 30 years. He has calculated target acoustic strengths on targets at sea and in the air with radar studies. He has tested and designed acoustic transducers. He has worked in aerospace defense systems in air-defense system research and design. He has worked in calculation of MTBF, MTTR and bathtub analysis on the reliability of complex sonar and detection systems. He has performed acoustic array signal processing for detection of targets in noisy environments. He has performed avionics engineering in designing ISAR systems for on board B-52 aircraft. He has worked in the systems specifications and requirements study and hardware design of on board imaging radars for military applications. He has worked in Command, Control and Communications in design of the AEGIS Weapons System for CG cruisers for the Navy. He has worked in HF, VHF, SHF, ELF communications for 25 years with respect to electromagnetics, wave propagation and communications. He has worked in Dept of Defense industry for 30 years with the Navy and Army R&D laboratories as a scientist and for defense contractors AT&T Bell labs, General Dynamics, General Electric and General Instrument and Raytheon. He has worked in digital signal processing algorithm development as applied to radar and acoustic signal processing. He has worked as a scientist in elastic wave propagation in inhomogeneous, lossy anisotropic media as applied to electromagnetics and acoustics. He has worked in electro acoustics in physical acoustics applications as a researcher. He has worked as an electromagnetic physicist for 15 years mathematically describing radio wave communications and propagation in the forest. He has worked in nonlinear acoustics for 10 years. He has worked with laser ranging systems as a Professional Engineer. He has worked in the design and analysis of radar systems design for 10 years including Doppler Radar, ISAR, over the horizon radar, line of sight communications in military defense systems. This further included passive detect and track radar and track while scan radar. He has worked in the design and analysis of radar systems design for 10 years including Doppler Radar, ISAR, over the horizon radar, line of sight communications in military defense systems. This further included passive detect and track radar and track while scan radar. He has written 15 scientific memoranda as a consultant in magnetostrictive measurement technology in the ultrasonic frequency regime. He has worked in the design and analysis of radar systems design for 10 years including Doppler Radar, ISAR, over the horizon radar, line of sight communications in military defense systems. This further included passive detect and track radar and track while scan radar as a military defense scientist.

He has worked in the design and analysis of radar systems design for 10 years including Doppler Radar, ISAR, over the horizon radar, line of sight communications in military defense systems. This further included passive detect and track radar and track while scan radar. Presently works in acoustic intelligence and non-linear acoustics. He has worked in the design and analysis of radar systems design for 10 years including Doppler Radar, ISAR, over the horizon radar, line of sight communications in military defense systems. This further included passive detect and track radar and track while scan radar. He has worked in missile detection and track as a test director in the Pacific Missile Test Range for Army BMO operations. He has worked in missile system tracking and detection with the Pacific Missile Test Range. He has worked in the defense industry for 30 years in systems design, test, development, integration and deployment for the Army and the Navy in communications and acoustics. He has worked in nonlinear acoustics incorporating cavitation and super-cavitation theory and research. He has worked in nuclear defense and nuclear engineering for submarines in the defense industry having a nuclear engineering graduate degree. He has worked in the design and systems analysis of over the horizon radar, passive detection radar and electronically steerable phased array radars (SPY 1-A) for the AEGIS Weapons System placed on Navy cruisers. He has worked in physical acoustics including nonlinear acoustics for 10 years including cavitation and supercavitation. He has worked as a consulting scientist in magnetostrictive physics to determine position location of objects with high resolution. He has worked as a design systems engineer in electromagnetic interferometry in the design and development of an HF/DF system for a Ground Radio Reconnaissance System as part of SIGINT and COMINT functions. He has worked in radar range resolution for imaging radars (SAR/ISAR). He has worked in the design and systems analysis of over the horizon radar, passive detection radar and electronically steerable phased array radars (SPY 1-A) for the AEGIS Weapons System placed on Navy cruisers including radar scanning and detection and tracking of multiple targets simultaneously. He has calculated radar cross sections for low observables and performed intensity analysis and detection of signals in noise for analysing radar signatures of targets. He has performed acoustic and radar ranging studies for 15 years incorporating signal processing and detection. He has performed target classification and identification in the design of a surveillance detection system for the Navy. He has a Certificate in Advanced Business Management from Georgetown University (beyond MBA) and has performed business development as a business consultant in incubator businesses and turnaround companies. He has a Certificate in Advanced Business Management from Georgetown University (beyond MBA) and has performed business development and business management at defense industry corporations and also worked as a business consultant in incubator businesses and turnaround companies. He holds all four advanced NASD securities principals licenses and has designed financial models in the fixed income markets and presently serves as a fixed income consultant to an independent broker dealer.

Expert is presently an acoustics contract consultant for Oxford Global Resources on assignment at MTS Senslors in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. He functions as a physics consultant to the company in the solution to very difficult technical problems in magnetostriction, sensing, physical modelling and ultrasonics and materials science. Expert was a consultant to Bell Labs on assignment to develop a mathematical closed form solution model for target detection and classification for the Navy SDS system developed by AT&T.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Boston, Massachusetts - Worcester, Massachusetts - Springfield, Massachusetts - Bridgeport, Connecticut - New Haven, Connecticut - Hartford, Connecticut - Stamford, Connecticut - Waterbury, Connecticut - Yonkers, New York - Providence, Rhode Island

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1968 Degree: Bachelor of Science Subject: Engineering Physics Institution: University of Maine
Year: 1970 Degree: Master of Science Subject: Applied Mathematics Institution: Columbia University
Year: 1971 Degree: Master of Science Subject: Nuclear Engineering/Applied Physics Institution: Columbia University
Year: 1971 Degree: PHD-Doctor of Philosophy Subject: Physics Institution: University of Connecticut
Year: 1983 Degree: MBA Subject: Finance Institution: Renssalaer Polytechnic Institute

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2006 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Department: Responsibilities: He provides calculational physics consulting solutions in ultrasonics and magnetostriction in new technology sensor design and development. He also works in materials sciences and ultrasonics in the 200 Khz region.
Years: 1999 to 2005 Employer: US Patent Office Title: Department: Responsibilities: He worked in the scientific aspects of networking systems and internet technology in the analysis and prosecution of new patent applications in e-commerce and business methods.
Years: 1997 to 1999 Employer: Title: President Department: Responsibilities: He provided scientific expertise as the corporate geophysical scientist in the location and analysis of oil and gas reserves for commercialization. He also managed the company in its development as an energy market player and provided overall financial and managerial support to increase revenues for this energy developer.
Years: 1995 to 1997 Employer: Title: Owner Department: Responsibilities: Proivided mathematical analysis in the financial markets to stakeholders for optimization of revenue. Developed mathematical models for investment and risk managment.
Years: 1993 to 1995 Employer: AT&T Bell Labs Title: Department: Responsibilities: Provided mathematical modelling solutions to the design of algorithms for a target classification system used in the Surveillance Detection System developed by AT&T for the Navy.
Years: 1990 to 1993 Employer: Title: Program manager Department: Responsibilities: Provided overall program management and scientiifc support as lead engineer in programs for ship/shore communications in the ELF/SHF frequency regions supporting NAVELEX, Charleston.
Years: 1987 to 1990 Employer: Title: Deputy Director of Systems Engineering Department: Responsibilities: Managed a $68 mil FSED program in the design and development of a ground audio reconnaissance system delivered to the Saudi Arabian Army. Managed 50 engineers in hardware/software/systems over a 3 year period and delivered this system within time and meeting operational constraints.
Years: 1983 to 1987 Employer: RCA/General Electric Title: Department: Responsibilities: Provided senior technical leadership in the design and development of the receiver banks for the SPY 1-A phased array radar used in the AEGIS Weapons System for Navy CG cruisers.

Government Experience

Years Agency Role Description
Years: 1999 to 2005 Agency: US Patent Office Role: Description: He provided patent prosecution in patent applications in e-commerce and networking systems.
Years: 1973 to 1980 Agency: Role: Project Engineer Description: He provided COTR services to NAVELEX, Washington, DC as a member of the NUSC scientific team where NUSC served as Technical Advisor to NAVELEX Program Manager on BRD-7 Direction Finding System placed on 688/637 class submarines for the Navy.
Years: 1971 to 1973 Agency: Role: Acoustics Engineer Description: He conducted at sea acoustics tests to determine environmental physical parameters that affect propagation in the ocean and incorporated field data into a normal mode theoretical model to predict propagation loss for the quieting of susbmarines for the Navy.
Years: 1968 to 1971 Agency: Role: Electromagnetic Physicist Description: He worked as an electromagnetic physicist formulating mathematical models that describe radio wave propagation in a lossy forest environment for communications in the forest.

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 1971 to 1971 Country / Region: Scotland Summary: He conducted acoustics experiments in the North Sea for development of acoustics models for submarine quieting.
Years: 1969 to 1969 Country / Region: Vietnam Summary: He provioded electrical engineering quick-fix solutions to receivers in the Vietnam field of ooperations in the HF and VHF bands as well as line of sight communications scientific support.
Years: 1983 to 1984 Country / Region: Kwajalein, Marshall Islands Summary: He was an RCA Test Director at the ALCOR C-Band tracking radar tracking down range missile shots from Vandenburg AFB as part of the Pacific Missile Test Range operations and also assisted MIT/Lincoln Lab personnel in design of new upgrades to the tracking radars.
Years: 1971 to 1971 Country / Region: Iceland Summary: He conducted at sea acoustics tests to determine environmental parameters that affecting propagation loss to develop methods that would be integrated for quieter submarines.
Years: 1971 to 1971 Country / Region: Puerto Rico Summary: He conducted at sea tests to determine environmental acoustic propagation loss parameters.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
MENSA
Who's Who in Professionals and Entrepreneurs
Sigma Xi Scientific Research Honor Society
Sigma Pi Sigma Physics Honor Society
National Society of Professional Engineers
Columbia Club
INTERTEL
Licenses / Certifications
Licensed Professional Engineer in electrical engineering in Pennsylvania
Licensed Professional Engineer in electrical engineering in Connecticut
Professional Appointments
Vice President Board of Trustees-Three Rivers Community College
Member Diversity Council-US Patent Office
Awards / Recognition
National Science Foundation Traineeship at Columbia
Brown Medalist
Navy Doctoral Fellowship
Army Special Acts Award
64 US marathon medals
Corporate/Governmental graduate school sponsorships
Publications and Patents Summary
The expert has 16 publications in electromagnetics and acoustics over 15 years and has presented at scientific conferences in US/Canada and have been interviewed by the news media (The Wall Street Transcript) in mathematical finance for his contributions in mathematical modelling of chaotic energy markets.

He has granted 31 patents in e-commerce/information systems/networking systems over the period 1999-2005.

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
He has prosecuted US patents and have law school education in legal analysis and writing. He could provide expert witness services in science and in constructing briefs and providing depositions and pursuing discovery.
Training / Seminars
Expert has been an adjunct professor in mathematics and physics at seven universities including East Texas State University, New Jersey Institute of Technology and University of Hawaii among them. He has developed corporate courses in mathematics at E-Systems.
Vendor Selection
Expert has located and dealt with prime contractor vendors for systems engineering design including electrical component parts for the Navy in the BRD-7 HF/DF system design program
Marketing Experience
Expert has been involved in the design of an acoustic imaging system (SEABEAM) as Director of Advanced Development at General Instrument Corp. In the engineering design, he was also involved in marketing this system to NOAA beside the Navy to image the ocean bottom for environmental studies.

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
English He has a profound vocabulary and command of the English language.
French He has passed the doctoral French Foreign Language Examination through performance on the Graduate School Foreign Language Examination(GSFLT)

Fields of Expertise

acoustic agglomeration, acoustics, acoustic strength, acoustic transducer, aerospace defense system, aerospace electronic component failure analysis, array signal processing, avionics engineering, avionics equipment, command, control, communication and intelligence, communication, communications path, communications technology, Department of Defense, digital signal processing, electromagnetic acoustic transducer, elastic wave, electroacoustics, electromagnetics, engineering acoustics, laser beam, laser radar, line of sight, magnetostrictive, military defense system, military electronic intelligence, missile defense system, missile detection, missile system, national defense, non-linear acoustics, nuclear defense, over-the-horizon radar, passive radar, phased-array radar, physical acoustics, position location (process), radar, radar frequency, radar frequency interferometry, radar phase interferometer, radar resolution, radar scanning, radar signature, ranging, target identification, business development, business management, financial modeling, model, radio propagation, detection system, patent specification, Markman hearing, patent claim construction, direct infringement, literal infringement, patent infringement, aircraft electrical insulation, acoustic microscope, avionics communication, aircraft antenna, frequency-modulated radar, monopulse radar, air data computer, airborne avionics equipment, high intensity radiated field, acoustic feedback, infrared systems engineering, differential gain control, synthetic aperture radar, acoustic detection, broadband, acoustic hologram, microwave radiation absorbing material, device patent, acoustic imaging, European patent, underwater acoustics, time division multiple access technology, electronics synchronizer, military logistics, aircraft engine diagnostics, acoustic sensor, acoustic pitch, chirp signal, electronics, acoustic material, aircraft design, aircraft integration, monolithic filter, audio signal compression, continuous wave radar, navigation, military strategic planning, acoustic tone, lidar, acoustic emission sensing, acoustooptics, patent, aircraft component, acoustic radiometer, aeroacoustics, acoustic noise, sound ranging, pulse radar, weather radar, loudness, jamming, acoustic holography testing, electronic countermeasure, early warning system, Doppler radar, architectural acoustics, anechoic chamber, adaptive control, acoustical engineering application, acoustic parametric amplifier

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