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Expert in Physical Layer Network Design

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Wisconsin (WI)
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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.


fiber optics


local area network


optical communication


physical layer




physical layer network

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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;  and Schaumburg, Illinois.

Often requested
with this expert:

Fiber Optic Communications: Technical and Marketing Services
Optical Transport Systems, DWDM, OADM, SONET, SDH, Network...
Integrated Business/ Technology Planning, Strategic...
Optical Network Architecture, Infrastructure and...

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

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title  

1988 to






1981 to 1988


System Implementation, Siecor Corp.


Senior Engineer


1978 to 1980


General Telephone Co.


Senior Planner


Career Accomplishments:

Expert is a registered Professional Engineer (Wisconsin).

Publications and Patents Summary

. Expert has authored articles for release in industry publications including "Planning Fiber Optic Networks" and "High Speed Ring Networks."

Consulting Services:
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Expert Witness:
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert in Fiber optic cable.
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Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:

He has given numerous seminars on optical communications to business and professional organizations and at the University of Wisconsin - Extension.

Supplier and Vendor Location and 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.


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