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Expert in Plasma Physics and Pulsed Power

Expert ID: 734191 Utah, USA

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Expert has a Ph.D and over 10 years' experience in the analysis, design, commissioning and operation of large power and control systems associated with plasma physics experiments. His experience includes DC and pulsed power systems, high-voltage and high-current systems, and power electronics hardware and software.

Expert is capable of consulting services in plasma physics, laser system, ion/electron beams and electrostatic product and process development (designing, prototyping, testing and integration) for compact and large commercial systems.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Salt Lake City, Utah - Provo, Utah - Sandy, Utah - Orem, Utah - Ogden, Utah - West Jordan, Utah - Layton, Utah

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2004 Degree: PhD Subject: Plasma and Pulsed Power Institution: Tokyo Institute of Technology

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2015 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Consultant (Contract) Department: R&D Responsibilities: Expert is responsible for the design and development of various subsystems for next-generation Excimer Laser-based refractive surgery (LASIK) products. His main focus is electrical engineering hardware design (high voltage, laser control electronics, optical systems and motor controllers, power distribution boards), system and subsystem level Validation and Verification (V&V) test procedure development, EMI mitigation and Tests support, Product Risk analysis using Fault Tree Analysis (FTA) and design failure mode analysis (dFMEA), configuration management documents, and System Reliability Tests.
Years: 2013 to 2015 Employer: WILLIAMS INTERNATIONAL Title: Consultant- Contract Department: Engineering Responsibilities: Expert was responsible for the design and development of power electronics-based electron beam screening and focusing systems and integration with high-voltage generators for X-rays and CT Scans.
He has also handled the design and development of high reliability DC-DC or AC-DC and pulsed width modulation power converters, custom magnetic (planar, toroid) inductors, power electronics components, board design, testing and troubleshooting. He has been responsible for the design and review of functional and acceptance test procedures for aerospace products (FTP and ATP).
Years: 2009 to 2013 Employer: NITREX Title: Principal Engineer Department: Corporate Technical Group Responsibilities: Expert served as team lead and main contributor to Plasma Electrical systems with a focus on designing DC/pulsed DC-based automated controlled capital equipment for industrial applications and troubleshooting/reverse engineering of capital plasma nitriding and physical vapor deposition equipment.

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 2005 to 2006 Country / Region: Loughborough University, UK Summary: Design and construction of intense high voltage (30-250 kV) & ultra-short (ns)/high frequency pulse electric generators for programmed cell death (apoptosis) of cancer cells with responsibility for 4-5 indirect reports.
Years: 1999 to 2004 Country / Region: Tokyo Institute of Technology; Tokyo, Japan Summary: Design, prototype, and test of plasma, pulsed power and electron gun (30-100 kV) devices for bio aerosol and biomedical applications.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Full Membership, Sigma Xi
Awards / Recognition
UK Research Council (EPSRC) Funding for Post Doctoral Study
Japanese Government Scholarship for Doctoral Level Study 2001-2004
Japanese Government Scholarship for Master Level Study 1999-2001
Norwegian Government (NORAD) Research Fellowship 1997-98

Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Full Membership, Sigma Xi
Publications and Patents Summary
Expert has more than 30 publications in highly rated peer-reviewed international journals and proceedings of major international conferences. (Full list available on request.)

IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science and IEEE International Pulsed Power Conference, Albuquerque, NM, USA (Invited Talk)
Symposium on Non-thermal Plasma Technology for Pollution Control and Sustainable Energy Development, Florida. (Invited Talk)

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
English Fluent
Hindi Fluent
Bengali Fluent
Nepalese Native

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