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Expert in Defense and Law Enforcement Technology: Remote Sensing, Infrared & Optical Systems, Radars, etc.

Expert ID: 721783 Maryland, USA

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Through his experience at DARPA, expert has done numerous evaluations of technology and developed many contacts in industry. This allows for the possibility of a technical idea becoming an actual product or capability. He has also done consulting for various foreign governments teaching technology management and transition.

Expert has been involved in working on synthetic aperture radar, infrared and laser radar concepts and data fusion as part of the Defense Department's Automatic Target Recognition Program.

He has provided consulting services in the science and technology areas ranging from basic science programs through advanced development concepts. He specializes in Navy, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, and other classified defense agency programs.

He has done consulting in air traffic control radars (terminal and en route), military radars (low probability of intercept), synthetic aperture radars, air defense radars and wideband radars. He has worked in developing new systems as well as test and evaluation.

Expert has worked with a variety of sensors including radar, infrared and optical systems. He has developed remote sensing systems for military and civilian applications (eg, tracking ice flows).

Expert worked with ACS Defense to identify, develop and propose preparation for a satellite tracking and security system with the Argentina government. He provided technical and programmatic support in the areas of combating terrorism and high power microwave systems.Advanced Power Technologies hired Expert to supply technical assessment and analysis of light activated switching devices. He also gave marketing support on RF tags, trace element detection and advanced signal processing.

Expert worked for Anteon Corporation where he offered marketing support in the area of criminal investigative software.

He consulted on identification and development of business opportunities in air traffic control system analysis for the CNA corporation.

Expert consulted with Electronic Data Systems, S.A. in Argentina to provide technical assistance in the area of identity card imaging and security systems.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Baltimore, Maryland - Frederick, Maryland - Gaithersburg, Maryland - Bowie, Maryland - Richmond, Virginia - Alexandria, Virginia - Wilmington, Delaware - Lancaster, Pennsylvania

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Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1969 Degree: PhD Subject: Electrical Engineering Institution: University of Maryland
Year: 1965 Degree: MS Subject: Electrical Engineering Institution: University of Pennsylvania
Year: 1978 Degree: MA Subject: Economics Institution: Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University
Year: 1964 Degree: BS Subject: Electrical Engineering Institution: Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2013 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Private Consultant Department: Responsibilities: Provided consulting services to the Ministry of Defense, Government of Singapore. Activities included technology assessment, management of technology projects and transition for military application. As a member of the Technical Advisory Board of Concurrent Technologies Corporation- assess technical projects for commercial applications.
Years: 2011 to 2013 Employer: U.S. Customs and Border Protection Title: Lead Engineer Department: Responsibilities: Provided analysis and logistics support for CBP’s Enforcement Technology Program. Conducted Level of Repair Analysis and recommended maintenance strategies for mobile and fixed assets.
Years: 1994 to 2011 Employer: Self Employed Title: President Department: Responsibilities: Since 1994, he has conducted work as a private consultant. He is also an Adjunct Professor of Mathematics at several colleges.
Years: 1991 to 1994 Employer: Science Applications International Corp Title: Vice President Department: Responsibilities: He was responsible for business development in information systems and coordination of corporate-wide activities in law enforcement and counterdrug technologies. Expert secured Congressional funding of an automation inspection project. He has developed projects with U.S., state, and local law enforcement agencies. Expert provided technical support to the Office of National Drug Control Policy, Executive Office of the President. Additionally, he developed a project in Argentina with the National Administration of Customs.
Years: 1990 to 1991 Employer: Battelle Research Title: Manager of Advanced Concepts Department: Responsibilities: He developed business in support of the Defense Department Counterdrug Program and in the area of advanced techniques for submarine design. He provided technical guidance in new radar concepts and non-intrusive contraband inspection technologies. He also developed new business areas in advanced radars, lasers, optics, and communications technologies.
Years: 1989 to 1990 Employer: Orincon Corporation Title: Director of New Technology Development Department: Responsibilities: He developed technology programs for the Defense Department and the Navy in non-acoustic sensor techniques and advanced submarine technology. Expert developed new applications for sensors and weapons for air defense and anti-submarine missions. He evaluated Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) codes for the application of submarine design.
Years: 1985 to 1989 Employer: Decision Science Applications, Inc. Title: Director of Naval Studies Department: Responsibilities: He directed a staff of engineers in the analysis of advanced radar techniques for submarine and cruise missile detection. He developed a program in non-conventional radar techniques in conjunction with the Norwegian Ministry of Defense. He also established and developed new business areas via the Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) program.
Years: 1980 to 1985 Employer: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Title: Program Manager Department: Responsibilities: Expert oversaw the technical management of three advanced programs in the Strategic and Tactical Technology Offices with responsibility for an overall budget of $85 million dollars. He managed an integrated research program in advanced radar technology focusing on complicated waveform structure and wide bandwidth; a program in submarine detection emphasizing non-acoustic technologies such as magnetics, blue-green lasers and synthetic aperture radar; and a program in underwater acoustics concerned with the design and development of submarine hull-mounted conformal acoustic arrays. Several of these technologies were later transitioned to the services where they were applied in Operation Desert Storm.
Years: 1972 to 1980 Employer: The MITRE Corporation Title: Department Staff Department: Responsibilities: Expert conducted work with air traffic control systems. He developed, designed, tested and evaluated automated air traffic control systems. He designed, marketed and managed a program to provide "quick response" technical guidance to civil aviation authorities in Europe, Latin America, Asia and the Middle East. Expert also developed and managed a program in Israel to analyze total air traffic control requirements.

His work with the MITRE Corporation also included work in law enforcement technology. Expert examined techniques for enhancing the intelligibility of speech signals recorded under adverse conditions for the Drug Enforcement Administration. He developed radar interdiction techniques for U.S. Customs. He also served a 12-month term as Science Advisor to the chief of police for the Indianapolis Police Department.
Years: 1969 to 1972 Employer: Challenger Research, Inc. Title: Staff Member Department: Responsibilities: Expert analyzed and wrote computer simulation programs of submarine sonar systems. He concentrated on target tracking techniques via doppler ranging using hull-mounted and towed-array sonars. He also developed a technique for non-linear target motion analysis.

Government Experience

Years Agency Role Description
Years: 1980 to 1984 Agency: DARPA Role: Program Manager Description: Expert managed a $100 million dollar program in advanced sensor systems.
Years: 2011 to 2013 Agency: U.S. Customs and Border Protection Role: Senior Engineer Description: Expert provided logistics and maintenance technology support to CBP's fixed and mobile assets.
Years: 2000 to 2008 Agency: Department of Defense, Corporate Fellows Program Role: Program Manager Description: Expert organized, planned and conducted technology trend seminars.

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 1991 to 1995 Country / Region: Argentina Summary: Expert worked with the Argentine Customs Service.
Years: 1978 to 1980 Country / Region: Israel Summary: He developed an air traffic control system.
Years: 1975 to 1978 Country / Region: Germany Summary: Expert worked on the development of an air traffic control system.
Years: 2014 to Present Country / Region: Singapore Summary: Training in the DARPA methodology for Technology Management and Transition.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Expert is a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), Eta Kappa Nu (Electrical Engineering Honor Society), and the Fraternal Order of Police. He is also an associate of at Tony Tether and Associates.
Professional Appointments
He is a member of the Cargo Security Advisory Panel.
Publications and Patents Summary
He holds one patent for a "Heart Surveillance Device."

Additional Experience

Training / Seminars
Teaching Positions
Adjunct Professor and Lecturer in Mathematics, University of Maryland
Intermediate Algebra, Pre-Calculus, Calculus, Probability and Statistics
Adjunct Professor in Mathematics, Prince George’s Community College
Probability and Statistics
Adjunct Professor in Mathematics, Howard Community College
College Algebra
Adjunct Professor in Mathematics, Montgomery College,
-Mathematics Prep/Pre-Algebra
Adjunct Professor in Economics/Mathematics, Virginia Polytechnic Institute
-Developed and taught a course in Probability and Statistics for Economics

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
Spanish Expert understands some Spanish.
French He understands some French.
German Expert's knowledge of the German language is limited.

Fields of Expertise

automatic target recognition system, target identification, Department of Defense, military defense system, surveillance system, cargo security, law enforcement technology, Advanced Research Projects Agency, strategic marketing, technical marketing, explosives trace detection, terrorism, eavesdropping, Drug Enforcement Administration, law enforcement, drug enforcement, air routing, boat design, infrared detector technology, eavesdropping detection, reconnaissance, command, control, communication and intelligence, real-time imaging, radar system, ground-penetrating radar, radar phase interferometer, radio beam, line of sight, satellite navigation, frequency-modulated radar, millimeter-wave radar, monopulse radar, ultrasonic rangefinder, radar scanning, airborne radar, radar sensor, pulse-compression radar, line-of-sight radar, surface-wave radar, over-the-horizon radar, signal intelligence, phased-array radar, radar signature, high-frequency radar, synthetic aperture radar, surveillance, receiver operating characteristic curve, unmanned air vehicle, aerial reconnaissance, Doppler sonar, radar resolution, scanning, nuclear weapon, passive radar, chirp signal, radar-frequency microwave absorption, spatial resolution, high-resolution radar, radar frequency, radar frequency interferometry, tactical air defense system, air defense system, position location (process), nuclear, biological, and chemical personal protection equipment, range data imaging, target data acquisition, array signal processing, sensor fusion, imaging, aerospace defense system, frequency modulation, continuous wave radar, automated covert-target identification, adaptive antenna array, detection, national defense, military strategic planning, lidar, biological defense, chemical defense, microwave radiation, tracking radar, sound ranging, sonar, signal processing, security system, search radar, remote sensing, ranging, radar interference, radar countermeasure, radar, pulse radar, protective clothing, nuclear biological chemical defense, laser, laser radar, information system, Doppler radar, antenna, aircraft, machine learning, artificial intelligence, cyber security, cyber defense, DARPA

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