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Expert in Microwaves, Wireless, Spectrum Management, Antennas, Satellite Communications, Remote Sensing, etc.

Expert ID: 719897 Georgia, USA

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ANTENNA; MICROWAVE ANTENNA; SENSE ANTENNA. Expert has been involved in design of parabolic antennas and pointing systems for space communication and terrestrial systems. He has also developed antennas for remote sensing systems such as radiometers, radars, and radar warning receivers. He has experience with antennas operating at frequencies from 1 MHz to 300 GHz.

SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS; TELEMETRY; SPACE COMMUNICATION LINK. Expert has extensive experience in research and development of space communication systems. This has involved the design of ground stations, satellite and spacecraft systems, and satellite networks. He currently conducts research in propagation, receiver and transmitter systems, and modulation techniques for space communications. He has been involved with several NASA missions including Pioneer Venus, Magellan, and ACTS (Advanced Communication Technology Satellite).

ELECTRIC WAVE; RADIO WAVE; ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION ENERGY. Expert is currently Chair of the Electromagnetic Technical Group in the School of Electrical Engineering at Georgia Tech. His interests in this area focus on EM wave propagation at radio wavelengths, microwave, and millimeter waves.

MICROWAVE COMMUNICATION; MICROWAVE RADIO FREQUENCY; MICROWAVE SIGNAL. Expert has worked directly in the design, construction, and evaluation of microwave communications systems including receivers, antennas, transmitters, and signal processors.

REMOTE SENSING; SPECTROSCOPY. Expert has developed instruments for remotely sensing atmospheric and sub-surface constituents employing microwave and millimeter wave spectroscopic techniques. He has conducted laboratory microwave and millimeter wave spectroscopic measurements.

SPECTRUM RANGE; FREQUENCY SPECTRUM; MILLIMETER WAVE. Expert is currently studying the effects of near-earth spaceborne transmitters on the ability to measure deep space signals. He maintains a database of all earth-orbiting and deep space spacecraft. He is familiar with current frequency allocations in the radio, microwave, and millimeter wave ranges.

ATMOSPHERE; COSMIC NOISE. Expert is involved with the NASA Planetary Atmospheres Program and thus has experience with the composition and structure of all planetary and satellite atmospheres (including earth's) with special interest in their microwave and millimeter wave properties. His interest in planetary radio astronomy has also required understanding of the nature of cosmic noise.


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Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Atlanta, Georgia - Columbus, Georgia - Athens, Georgia - Macon, Georgia - Roswell, Georgia - Marietta, Georgia - Chattanooga, Tennessee

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1982 Degree: Ph.D. Subject: Electrical Engineering Institution: Stanford University
Year: 1977 Degree: S.B., S.M. Subject: Electrical Engineering Institution: Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 1982 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Professor and Associate Chair for Research Department: School of Electrical Engineering Responsibilities:
Years: 1977 to 1982 Employer: Watkins-Johnson Co. Title: Technical Staff Member Department: Sensor Development Section Responsibilities:

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Expert is a Fellow of the IEEE, and is a member of Sigma Xi, American Geophysical Union, the International Union of Radio Scientists (URSI), the American Astronomical Society (AAS), and the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE).
Professional Appointments
He served as the Chairman of the Committee on Radio Frequencies (CORF) of the National Academies.
Awards / Recognition
He was named the Metro Atlanta "Young Engineer of the Year" by the Georgia Society of Professional Engineers.

Winner of the IEEE Judith A. Resnik Award.

Named a lifetime National Associate of the National Academy of Sciences, in recognition of service to the National Academies.
Publications and Patents Summary
He has published over 190 articles dealing mainly with space remote sensing, space communications, and laboratory spectroscopy. He also holds 3 patents, 2 in the area of non-invasive sensing of serum glucose.

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Expert witness in cases involving antennas and/or wireless system performance, and the effects of environmental factors on such systems. Has been a principal expert witness in the area of cellular telephone position estimation. Has served as expert witness in patent cases in Federal Court and in the ITC. Has also served as expert witness in criminal cases in Georgia State Courts.
Vendor Selection
Expert has experience locating vendors of: microwave frequency devices and radio frequency devices.

He has access to the following resources: printed materials, and over 40 vendors.

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
French

Fields of Expertise

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