Expert Details

Expert in Physical Layer Network Design

Expert ID: 108058 Wisconsin, USA

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FIBER OPTICS; OPTICAL COMMUNICATION. Expert has been involved in fiber optic communications since the earliest days of its commercial application. Starting with his employment with Siecor Corporation, a major manufacturer of fiber optic cable and components, he was involved with component design as well as the development of installation, testing, and documentation issues. He was involved with some of the first demonstrations of single mode technology and authored many of the manuals detailing the operation of Siecor splicing and testing products. His subsequent efforts have included the design of one of the largest "fiber to the faceplate" installations in the US.

LOCAL AREA NETWORK. Expert has had responsibility for the design and implementation of numerous 802.3 (Ethernet), 802.5 (Token Ring), FDDI, and other networks using optical fiber, twisted pair, and coaxial media. Component selection, network topology, evaluation of competing product offerings, and support of an organizations migration to new physical layer structures have been a key feature of his company's services since 1988. He is especially proud of his role as consulting engineer on a successful project involving over 300 networks serving a total of 2500+ users.

TELECOMMUNICATION. Expert's entire career has been directed toward the design and implementation of telecommunication systems. He has a wide range of capabilities and design sensitivity that covers workplace and wide-area issues stemming from his involvement with a telephone operating company, a cable and component manufacturer, a systems integrator, and as a consultant to contractors and end-users.


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Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Milwaukee, Wisconsin - Madison, Wisconsin - Kenosha, Wisconsin - Racine, Wisconsin - Rockford, Illinois - Aurora, Illinois - Elgin, Illinois - Waukegan, Illinois - Arlington Heights, Illinois - Schaumburg, Illinois

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1978 Degree: BSEE Subject: Communications Institution: University of Wisconsin, Madison

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 1988 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: President/Consultant Department: Responsibilities:
Years: 1981 to 1988 Employer: System Implementation, Siecor Corp. Title: Senior Engineer Department: Responsibilities:
Years: 1978 to 1980 Employer: General Telephone Co. Title: Senior Planner Department: Responsibilities:

Career Accomplishments

Licenses / Certifications
Expert is a registered Professional Engineer (Wisconsin).
Publications and Patents Summary
. Expert has authored articles for release in industry publications.

Additional Experience

Training / Seminars
He has given numerous seminars on optical communications to business and professional organizations and at the University of Wisconsin - Extension.
Vendor Selection
Expert has experience locating vendors of the following products and services: cable, termination hardware,
optoelectronic components,
networking hardware and software,
documentation services,
video transmission, and data links.

He has access to the following resources:
catalogs, database, manufacturers' indexes,
product guide,
technology reference,
and personal contacts.

Fields of Expertise

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