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Expert in Robotics, Automation & Manufacturing, Machine Design

Expert ID: 727473 Florida, USA

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Expert received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering at the University of California at Irvine). His research focuses on the design of robotic mechanical systems. He is the founding director of a successful robotics laboratory, has over 100 publications, holds one US patent, and has served as a consultant on robotics, automation, machine design, and computer-aided design. He is currently Associate Editor for the Journal of Mechanical Design and Mechanics Based Design of Structures & Machines, is a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and a member of Tau Beta Pi, Pi Tau Sigma, and ASEE.

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

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1994 Degree: PhD Subject: Mechanical Engineering Institution: University of California, Irvine
Year: 1991 Degree: MS Subject: Mechanical Engineering Institution: University of California, Irvine
Year: 1989 Degree: BS Subject: Mechanical Engineering Institution: University of California, Irvine

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 1994 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Assistant Dean & Professor Department: Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Responsibilities: Expert (Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of California at Irvine) is the Assistant Dean for Academics & Accreditation and a Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the Florida Institute of Technology. His research focuses on the design of robotic mechanical systems. He is the founding director of the Robotics and Spatial Systems Laboratory (RASSL), has over 100 publications, holds one US patent, and has served as a consultant on robotics, automation, machine design, and computer-aided design. He is currently Associate Editor for the Journal of Mechanical Design and Mechanics Based Design of Structures & Machines, is a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and a member of Tau Beta Pi, Pi Tau Sigma, and ASEE.

Government Experience

Years Agency Role Description
Years: 1995 to Present Agency: National Science Foundation Role: Proposal Reviewer Description: Expert has regularly served the National Science Foundation as an expert reviewer of research funding proposals.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Expert is a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and a member of Tau Beta Pi (National Engineering Honors Society), Pi Tau Sigma (National Mechanical Engineering Honors Society), and ASEE (American Society for Engineering Education). He is also a former Associate Vice President of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME International).
Licenses / Certifications
Expert is a licensed professional engineer in the State of Florida.
Professional Appointments
Expert is currently an Associate Editor for two archival publications: the ASME Journal of Mechanical Design and Mechanics Based Design of Structures & Machines
Awards / Recognition
Expert was elected a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers in 2008.
Publications and Patents Summary
Expert has over 100 publications and holds one US patent.

Additional Experience

Training / Seminars
Expert has served as a technical consultant on robotics, automation, machine design, and computer-aided design to numerous companies during the past 15 years.
Marketing Experience
Expert is a leading world expert in the design of robotic mechanical systems and machine design. As such he is very knowledgeable regarding robotics & automation industry trends, research & development efforts, industry forecasting, etc.

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
French Expert is proficient in conversational french. Expert has a limited technical vocabulary in french.

Fields of Expertise

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