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Expert in Radar Antenna Design, Phased Array Design, Satellite Antenna Design, General Antenna Design, Radar D

Expert ID: 729806 Florida, USA

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Expert has designed, analyzed and brought into production antennas for aerospace, military, commercial and consumer markets. He is an author of a
comprehensive antenna design textbook and has led antenna engineering efforts for Lockheed, Orbital Sciences, Advanced Radar Corporation, ARC Wireless,
LoJack, Norand, NIST, NOAA and NCAR. Areas of expertise include stealth antennas, phased arrays, large dish, small, direction finding, shortwave, microwave,
microstrip patch, meteorological, HDTV, cellular, VHF, UHF, Millimeter wave and radar. He holds multiple patents in the area of antenna design and manufacturing
and has been an expert witness.

Designed and developed radar antenna for rapid scan doppler radar used by 'Storm Chaser' groupDesigned and developed boundary layer radar profiler antenna for US Army and MarinesDesigned and developed radar profiler for Chinese Meteorological DepartmentDesigned and developed air deployable meteorological sensor suite for US ArmyEvaluated upgrades for National Center for Atmospheric S band (28') and airborne millimeter radar systems. This includes antennas, feeds, radomes for polarimetric weather radars

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Orlando, Florida - Port Saint Lucie, Florida - West Palm Beach, Florida - Palm Bay, Florida - Lakeland, Florida - Melbourne, Florida - Deltona, Florida - Daytona Beach, Florida

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2008 Degree: -- Subject: Satellite Design Institution: Orbital Sciences
Year: 1986 Degree: Course work complete Subject: Physics and Philosophy Institution: University of Colorado
Year: 1976 Degree: AA Subject: Physics and Philosophy Institution: St. Petersburg Junior College

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2007 to 2009 Employer: Advanced Radar Corporation Title: Project Manager Department: Responsibilities: He managed design and production of X band and C band radar systems. In addition, he dealt directly with customers on technical issues and reviewed proposals and tenders. He managed a group of engineers and technicians towards the successful completion of several radar systems installed in the U.S. and in several other countries
Years: 2001 to 2007 Employer: Self Employed Title: Consultant Department: Responsibilities: He consulted for Orbital Sciences, Applied Technologies, National Center for Atmospheric Research and Raytheon for the design and development of antenna systems for satellites and radar (weather as well as wind profiling).
Years: 1989 to 2001 Employer: ARC Wireless Title: Chief Scientist Department: Responsibilities: Designed and developed catalog of antennas used by LoJack, law enforcement agencies, government agencies, radar companies and the military. These designs included military, commercial and consumer applications
Years: 1987 to 1989 Employer: Phasar Corporation Title: Chief Scientist Department: Responsibilities: Designed and developed phased array antennas for commercial and consumer applications.
Years: 2009 to 2011 Employer: Raytheon Title: Senior RF Engineer Department: Responsibilities: Worked on proposal for next generation GPS ground systems, 3B (won)
Years: 2011 to 2015 Employer: Harris Corporation Title: Antenna Analysist / Lead Systems Engineer Department: Government Division Responsibilities:

Government Experience

Years Agency Role Description
Years: 1976 to 1978 Agency: NIST Role: Technician Description: He designed and developed numerical methods for voice recognition and evaluated radar signatures
Years: 1978 to 1980 Agency: NOAA Role: Technician Description: He designed and developed RF equipment for the measurement of weather phenomena

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 2010 to Present Country / Region: UAE Summary: Performed site survey for radar placement in several cities
Years: 2010 to Present Country / Region: Korea Summary: Performed radar installation and operational instruction on several visits
Years: 2007 to Present Country / Region: China Summary: Performed radar installation and training
Years: 1998 to Present Country / Region: Taiwan Summary: Consulted with major laptop design companies regarding internal WiFi antenna design
Years: 2005 to Present Country / Region: South Africa Summary: Used large observatory for stellar occultation experiments

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society
Licenses / Certifications
Commercial Pilot
Certified Flight Instructor
Amateur Radio Operator
FCC license
USCG Captain's License
Professional Appointments
Proposal Review Boards, NASA
Standards Committee member
Awards / Recognition
Employee Recognition, Lockheed and Ball Aerospace
Who's who: most influential scientists
Harris engineering award
Publications and Patents Summary
He was written an antenna textbook (Practical Antenna Design), multiple papers in refereed journals and holds 8 patents

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
He has been an expert witness for very large profile trials. This activity has included depositions, mock trials and trials. The area of expertise has been antennas, antenna design and patent law.
Training / Seminars
He has been trained by Aerospace and Satellite manufacturing companies on requirements for space applications of antennas. He has been trained in clean room techniques, satellite manufacturing and assembly
Vendor Selection
He has been responsible for the development of RFQs, SOWs, selection, incoming inspection and utilization of all components required by complex antenna systems.
Marketing Experience
He has been on proposal review panels for NASA, Southwest Research and other Aerospace companies. He has been on standards panels for the development of commercial and consumer antennas.
Other Relevant Experience
He has expertise in aircraft antenna systems and is a certified, active flight instructor. He has expertise in radio astronomy and is a member of a stellar occultation team that uses observatories around the world.

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
Spanish

Fields of Expertise

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