Expert in Electromagnetic Systems, Directed Energy, Radar, Electronic Warfare, New Technology Acquisition.
Expert ID: 727749 California, USA
Expert has designed and built "smart" radars with full polarimetric and other advanced target discriminant identification capabilities for many years. These included 16, 86 and 94 GHz versions, designed for air surveillance, missile guidance and tank fire control, respectively. Also designed were combined radar/HPM weapons for ship and high value target defense. Ground penetrating radars include a 2cm-resolution deep mapper with GW output, and a UWB formation imager designed to guide a drillstring real time in thin coal seams. These were all technical "firsts" that provided employers and clients substantial market advantages.
Expert has over 30 years experience identifying, locating and evaluating new product-enabling technologies. (Also, new product-threatening and "asymmetric" ones.) Areas have included remote sensing techniques, antenna beam control methods, counter-stealth approaches, industrial process controls, energy storage materials, anti-carjack systems, fuel conversion/transport approaches, synthesized electronic materials and many others. These were applied in large aerospace and commercial firms, Government-owned firms and medium-sized commercial enterprizes. Expert has organized and managed national workshops on new technology evaluation/impacts.
Expert began application of HPM technologies to military scenarios in the 1970's, eventually starting 5 industry development groups, obtaining funding for them, designing products and building their test facilities. He co-chaired the first US national conference on HPM. Experience ranges from target effects optimization to systems engineering to components and packaging to prototypes and field demos. Along the way, propagation estimates, target coupling models, potential hardening and countermeasures were all developed. Direct observation of lab and field effects of full-scale products on targets (later including IED's) were made as early as 1979.
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Bakersfield, California - Salinas, California - Santa Barbara, California - Santa Maria, California
|Year: 1965||Degree: MS||Subject: Electrical Engineering||Institution: Ohio State University|
|Year: 1964||Degree: BS||Subject: Electrical Engineering||Institution: Case Western Reserve University|
|Years: 1992 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: Owner||Department:||Responsibilities: Founded firm to provide technical and business development consulting in electromagnetics, system engineering, radar, energy and remote sensing areas. Experience in over 15 countries.|
|Years: 1989 to 1992||Employer: Lockheed Martin||Title: Manager, Advanced Electronic Programs||Department: Advanced Development and Technology Operation||Responsibilities: Co-founded this new HQ division with a Norm Augustine charter to "Build the DARPA of Martin". Initiated programs in several then-cutting edge areas, obtained funding, trained staff, built facilities.|
|Years: 1987 to 1989||Employer: Alcoa Aluminum Company||Title: Director, Advanced Electronic Projects||Department: Alcoa Defense Systems||Responsibilities: Initiated, managed development projects in ECM, LO, Counter-LO and HPM areas.|
|Years: 1983 to 1987||Employer: Intelcom Radiation Technologies||Title: Program Manager||Department: IRT||Responsibilities: Built successful microwave group, labs, won several million dollars in funding.|
|Years: 1982 to 1983||Employer: Boeing Aerospace Company||Title: Chief Scientist||Department: Kent,WA||Responsibilities: Senior technical direction for Boeing's largest MMW missile seeker program.|
|Years: 1978 to 1982||Employer: General Dynamics Corporation||Title: Program Manager||Department: Pomona||Responsibilities: Initiated programs in ship defense radar, MMW guidance, electric guns, electronic materials.|
|Years: 1976 to 1978||Employer: Martin Marietta Corporation||Title: Engineering Specialist||Department: Orlando||Responsibilities: Helped build first precise MMW tank fire control radar, "STARTLE"
Synthesized MMW phased-array beam control materials, demonstrated antennas.
|Years: 1974 to 1976||Employer: Lawrence Berkeley Lab||Title: Senior Electronics Engineer||Department: Electronics||Responsibilities: Built MMW gas spectrometer, patented cavity tuning concept.|
|Years||Country / Region||Summary|
|Years: 1992 to 1993||Country / Region: Canada||Summary: He was technical lead on this country's winning proposal for a national coastal (radar) surveillance system for Malaysia.|
|Years: 1999 to 2001||Country / Region: China||Summary: Transferred production of a US-designed magnetic field survey instrument to Chinese factory.|
|Years: 1998 to 2000||Country / Region: Republic of South Africa||Summary: Contacted RSA Government for introduction of French high tech manufacturing into the country. Brought French business and academic representatives to meet their RSA counterparts.|
|Associations / Societies|
|Life Senior Member, IEEE
Fellow, MIT Electromagnetics Academy
|Licenses / Certifications|
|FCC Radiotelephone License, radar endorsement|
|SPIE International Conference Chair (5 years)|
|Awards / Recognition|
|IEEE Lecturer, China, 2001|
|Publications and Patents Summary|
|Fourteen published papers, 6 patents granted, 2 pending.|
|Training / Seminars|
|Courses/Seminars: "System Engineering", "Microwave/HV Lab Safety", "Compact Radar Design", "Pulse Power Science", "RF/Microwave Propagation", "Antenna Design", "Marketing in Tough Times", "Vessel Traffic Control Systems", "Designing Electro-Active Materials", "Borehole Navigation Radar".|
|Located, managed over 20 subcontractors, areas included high energy density capacitors, ultra-strong filament-wound gun barrels, HPM tubes, HPM cathodes/modeling, magnetic circuits/structures, target HPM vulnerability modeling, many others|
|Remote sensing satellites ("SPOT"), space-based radar, conformal antennas, oil & gas exploration/navigation/drilling, energy-independence national options/strategies, HPM sources and technologies, UWB radar hardware, extreme environment electronics, lightning protection, solar cells, missile seekers, ship defense radar, OTH radar, target ID radar.|
|Other Relevant Experience|
|On the ground knowledge of "best and brightest" players in remote sensing, many other technologies in over 15 countries. Business partners and contacts worldwide.|
|French||Can easily translate French written documents, writing them only fair, speaking now poor.|
Fields of Expertise
photovoltaic cell, ground-penetrating radar, radar countermeasure, radar, radar interference, military defense system, technology evaluation, technology innovation, new product assessment, corporate strategic planning, new technology business value measurement, new product development, high-power microwave radiation, high intensity radiated field, high-energy radiation, electronic warfare, radio-frequency shielding, electromagnetic shielding process, electromagnetic testing, vacuum science, business strategy, battery measurement, radar system, business management, electronic jammer, frequency-modulated radar, millimeter-wave radar, microwave reflector antenna, electromagnetic radiation detection, X-ray pulse, X-ray shielding, solar panel, antenna analysis, missile detection, atmospheric interference, frequency response measurement, Advanced Integrated Electronic Warfare System, renewable resource, electrical measurement, joint venture, dielectric property measurement, attenuation coefficient, bistatic reflectivity, atmospheric attenuation, absorbing wedge, microwave radiation absorbing material, electric field strength, electromagnetic interference test, solar technology, project cost management, attenuation, antenna illumination, oil exploration, antenna design, Doppler weather radar application, Doppler weather radar, impulse generator, electromagnetic radiation scattering, absorption spectrum, passive radar, Cerenkov radiation, coherent radiation, chirality, chirp signal, microwave absorption, spatial resolution, antenna diagnostics, missile system, electric charge, electromagnetic field human health effect, radio wave human health effect, microwave radiation human health effect, electromagnetic radiation human health effect, biological material radiation effect, project cost estimation, project cost engineering, electromagnetic radiation material interaction, electromagnetic susceptibility, rail gun, polymer science, electromagnetic compatibility measurement, vacuum-tube amplifier, direct-power generator, surface-wave antenna, adaptive antenna array, aerosol measurement, solar infrared radiation energy, navigation, infrared radiation energy, electromagnetic radiation, surface science, missile defense system, missile, photovoltaics, psychology, target identification, X-ray emission, solar thermal energy system, renewable energy system, magnetic field, radio wave, electromagnetic interference, microwave radiation, gamma radiation, wideband amplifier, whistler, traveling-wave amplifier, spectroscopy, solar energy focusing system, solar energy, signal processing, risk management, remote sensing, project management, nuclear electromagnetic pulse, millimeter wave, jamming, electronic countermeasure, electromagnetic pulse, economic analysis, antenna