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Expert in Design and Manufacturing of Solid State Laser Technology, Non-linear Optics, Optics, Fiber Optics, Analog and Digital Electronics, Control Software, and Optical Systems Engineering

Expert ID: 732966 Washington, USA

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Expert has designed Diode Pumped Solid State Lasers (DPSSL's) for over 25 years. He has designed and delivered 37 different kinds of lasers over the past 15 years. He is extremely experienced in DPSSL's, non-linear optics, harmonic generation, optical parametric oscillators (OPO's), and electro-optics. He has significant experience as an Optical Systems Engineer. He also has experience with fiber optics, and optical sensing systems.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Seattle, Washington - Tacoma, Washington - Bellevue, Washington - Everett, Washington - Federal Way, Washington - Kent, Washington - Bellingham, Washington - Lakewood, Washington - Renton, Washington

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Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1979 Degree: Bachelor of Science Subject: Applied Physics Institution: University of California, San Diego

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2001 to 2015 Employer: JP Innovations, LLC Title: President / Owner Department: Responsibilities: Successfully developed a commercial laser business with no investment capital. Brought in $10MM revenue over 14 years. Corporate management, Employee management, Program management, Laser and Optical Design, Electronics Design, Mechanical Engineering Oversight
Years: 1995 to 2001 Employer: Aculight Corporation Title: Product Development Manager Department: Responsibilities: Managed and performed laser design work for multiple laser development programs simultaneously. Wrote proposals and won multiple successful SBIR development programs from NASA, the US Army, and USAF. Managed several employees during the course of the programs.
Years: 1993 to 1995 Employer: Cygnus Laser Corporation Title: VP of Engineering Department: Responsibilities: Won multiple SBIR contracts from the US Navy, Air Force, NSF, and NASA, both Phase I and II, to develop laser and optical parametric oscillator (OPO) technology. Did optical, mechanical, and electrical design work and experimentation for these programs
Years: 1983 to 1993 Employer: Pierce Engineering Title: Owner Department: Responsibilities: Consulting sole proprietorship which developed electronic systems, precision temperature controllers, microprocessor control systems, and software development consulting in several different computer languages.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Member of SPIE; Chaired the Non-linear Optical session at SPIE Photonics West
Member of OSA
Publications and Patents Summary
Expert has delivered presentations at international conferences and authored over 20 publications in the technical areas of diode pumped solid state lasers, flash-lamp pumped lasers, non-linear optics, and optical parametric oscillators. He has two patents.

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
French Modest conprehension and communication skills

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