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Expert in Electrostatic Discharge (ESD), ESD Product & Materials Testing, Training, Packaging Engineering

Expert ID: 735242 California, USA

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Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) for NASA as Technical Authority & Commercial:
Troubleshooting, Training, System Level, ESD Materials & Packaging Testing Antistatic, CDM Safety, ESD Testing

ESD Training, Troubleshooting of Satellites, Machine Centers, CDM Events, Factory Issues resolved through instrument driven assessments. ESD Testing of Inherently Conductive Polymers, Carbon Nanotubes, Carbon Black & Fibres, Antistats, Ceramics and Advanced ESD Control Materials for Qualification & R&D. NASA & DLA 3rd Party Test Lab, Northrop Grumman, Intel, US Army DAC, Medical Device Companies, Touch Display Companies, Tesla, Space Systems Loral, Cal Poly, Space Sciences Laboratories at UC Berkeley, TI, US NAVY, NAVAIR, JPL, Lockheed Martin, Raytheon and many more.

Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1981 Degree: B.S. Subject: Engineering Institution: Cal Poly - USMA

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2001 to 2019 Employer: RMV Technology Group, LLC Title: CEO Department: Engineering Responsibilities: SDVOSB located at NASA Ames. ESD Testing, Troubleshooting, Training, Policy & Procedures Development, Forensic ESD Materials. R&D, Product Qualification, IEC 61000-4-2

Government Experience

Years Agency Role Description
Years: 2002 to 2018 Agency: USA: NASA, USAF, NASA Prime, Northrop Grumman, US Army CECOM and Primes Role: ation Test Lab, Training Center for SSL for NASA at UC Berkeley, Engineering Procedures, ESD Program & Policy Manual Description: ESD SME Qualification Lab for NASA, ESD Training for NASA, Suspect Counterfeit Training for NASA, UAV Packaging Engineering Procedures for Boeing, ESD Program & Policy Manual for NASA Ames

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 2004 to 2017 Country / Region: USA, Canada, Mexico, Philippines, Taiwan, China, Japan and UK Summary: ESD Wafer Machine Center Troubleshooting to SEMI E78, ESD Training

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Former iNARTE Board of Directors
ESD Association Standards Committee
SAE Suspect Counterfeit G19A Subgroup CoChair
National Institute of Packaging Handling Logistics Engineers Advisory Board
NASA - Auburn American Academy of Quality Expert Advisory Board
American Legion
CalVet Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise Advisory Council
SBA Veteran Business Outreach Center Region IX, Board of Directors
American Council of Independent Laboratories
Union Internationale des Laboratories Indépendants
Institute of Packaging Professionals
ASTM
Licenses / Certifications
1. iNARTE Certified ESD Engineer, ESD-00152-NE - 1996 to 31 Jan 2019
2. iNARTE Product Safety Engineer, PS-000101-NCE – 2004 to 31 Aug 2019
3. Institute of Packaging Professionals Certified Lifetime Packaging Professional – Since 2007
4. Institute of Packaging Professionals College of Fellows – Since 2007
Professional Appointments
iNARTE & RMV Collaboration for iNARTE® Certified ESD Aerospace & Defense Engineer™
Co-Chair SAE G19A
Chair ESDA WG19A
Former NASA WG Chair for Aerospace & Defense Committee
Awards / Recognition
Significance of Contributions:

a. ESD Training Program developed in collaboration with NASA; RMV named by ASQ (Exemplar Global) as the Exclusive Training Center for the newly designated iNARTE® Certified Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) Aerospace & Defense Engineer™ certification program
b. Advisory Board Member of NASA/Auburn AAQ under leadership of Alice Smith, Ph.D., PE for CubeSats – since 2017 based on groundbreaking concepts relating to Small Satellites (CubeSats)
c. NASA InterAgencyWorkingGroup-ESD Certificate of Scholarship for Excellence in ESD Technical Leadership (Outstanding Performance)
d. Former Vice-Chair ESDA WG19 Committee under leadership of NASA LaRC
e. Founder and Co-Chair of the SAE G-19A EEE Parts Packaging Engineering Subcommittee for Suspect Counterfeiting
f. NIPHLE (DoD) James A. Russell Lifetime Packaging Engineering Achievement Award for Protection of the Warfighter
g. NIPHLE Corporate Award in Packaging Engineering Protection of the Warfighter
h. NASA IAWG Award for Exceptional Performance in the development and instruction of NASA ESD Certification – NASA ESD Program Manager Training for the InterAgency Working Group committee for ESD
i. US Army Defense Ammunition Center NIPHLE Presentation ESD Packaging for Supplier Non-Conformance and the Importance of Proper Training & Qualification Testing as an Effective Countermeasure for Mitigation Expert & White
j. Institute of Packaging Professionals College of Fellows – Since 2007
k. IoPP AmeriStar Award (1st) for Electronics Category for ESD Shielding & Advance Polymers
l. NASA Mars Mission Approved ESD Material, Kennedy Space Center
m. Intel Pentium ESD Packaging Development Team
n. MX Missile Shroud Development

Awards Received:
a. US Army CECOM Appreciation Award
b. NASA ESD Technical Leadership Scholarship Award
c. SBA Region IX Veteran Champion Small Business Award
d. NASA Contractor Excellence Award
e. NIPHLE James A. Russell Lifetime Packaging Engineering Achievement Award for Protection of the Warfighter
f. ESD Association New Venture Award
g. NIPHLE Corporate Award in Packaging Engineering Protection of the Warfighter
h. NASA IAWG Award for Exceptional Performance in the development and instruction of NASA ESD Certification – NASA ESD Program Manager Training for the InterAgency Working Group committee for ESD
i. Institute of Packaging Professionals Certified Lifetime Professional
j. Institute of Packaging Professionals College of Fellows
k. ESDA Standards Recognition Award
l. Institute of Packaging Professionals AmeriStar Award
m. ESD Association Volunteer Recognition Award
n. Eagle Scout
Medical / Professional
Speaker at HealthPack for several years
a. Suspect Counterfeit Mitigation
b. ESD Hazards in the Operating Room Theatre
c. Charge Attraction Issues in Pharmaceutical Delivery

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