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Expert in Electromechanical Devices, printer cartridges, bill validators, vending Machines, Inkjet Printing,

Expert ID: 725443 New York, USA

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Expert is a dual discipline engineer who is cross-trained in both mechanical and electrical engineering, and has thirty-plus years of "hands-on" experience in the development of both industrial and consumer products. His industrial experience focuses on specialized instrumentation, textile printers and mailing equipment, while his consumer product experience includes vending machines, printers, and facsimile. The early portion of his career was spent in instrumentation and product design, and he later served in various project management positions including product development and R&D. He has directed the development of numerous printer and facsimile products utilizing an array of technologies which include thermal transfer, daisywheel, inkjet, laser and dot-matrix printing techniques. Industrial printer developments include both thermal transfer and inkjet technologies. Vending machine experience includes development of coin changer mechanisms, dispensing mechanisms, bill acceptors, and concept derivation. His consumer product management experience includes implementation of the value analysis method for achieving design realizations at lowest cost, and pioneering the utilization of "direct CAD" prototyping methodology. He holds 18 patents.

He has been appointed for recurring consulting assignments for more than 15 companies or institutions over the last ten years.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Rochester, New York - Syracuse, New York - Utica, New York - Scranton, Pennsylvania

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Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1995 Degree: MS Subject: Electrical Engineering Institution: Cornell University
Year: 1979 Degree: BS Subject: Mechanical Engineering Institution: Syracuse University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 1993 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Princpal Department: Innotek Responsibilities: He is the principal of a small electromechanical engineering consulting business called Innotek, which speciializes in custom designed equipment.
Years: 1997 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: VP and General Manager Department: Impact-Echo Instruments, LLC Responsibilities: He is the VP and General Manager of a developer and manufacturer of specialized instrumentation used for the non-destructive testing of concrete infrastructure.

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 1990 to 1990 Country / Region: Singapore Summary: He led a multidisciplinary team in the manufacturing startup of an operation to build electronic keyboards.
Years: 1992 to 1992 Country / Region: Taipei, Taiwan Summary: He a led multidisciplinary team in the manufacturing startup of an operation to build facsimile (FAX) machines.
Years: 1992 to 1993 Country / Region: United Kingdom Summary: He led a multidisciplinary team in the joint development of an inkjet printer.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
He is a member of the Cornell Society of Engineers
Professional Appointments
He has been appointed to lead multidisciplinary teams for the start up of new product manufacturing operations in Singapore and Taiwan.
Awards / Recognition
He has been honored twice for "Outstanding Scientific and Technical Achievement"
Publications and Patents Summary
He holds 18 US patents.

Fields of Expertise

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