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 Expert  108402

Expert in Opto-Mechanical Design

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

New Mexico (NM)
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Expert has 25 years of experience in the design, fabrication, and testing of mechanical systems and devices as related to lasers, fiber optics, and optical instruments. He founded Optomec Design Company in 1983 in order to provide services in these areas; his work includes assignments in military as well as commercial applications in the mechanical design, analysis, fabrication, and testing of hardware as related to optical instruments, lasers, and fiber optics.

opto-mechanical design


optical test

Throughout Expert's career, he has worked on the mechanical design of virtually every type of optical instrument, including telescopes, microscopes, video systems, photographic systems, radiometers, photometers, laser Doppler velocimeters, imaging systems, spectrophotometers, and several types of interferometers. In addition to designing these instruments, Expert has often been responsible for fabricating and aligning them as well.

optical instrument

Since starting Optomec in 1983, Expert has spent a great deal of time on technical project management. He has been responsible for Phase I and Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Projects, a major laser beam transport system at Vanderbilt University, and numerous projects at Sandia National Laboratories and the Los Alamos National Laboratory. In addition, Expert is currently enrolled in the Executive MBA Program at the University of New Mexico where he is concentrating on technology management.

project management

Expert has participated in the development of many high technology hardware projects ranging from one-of-a-kind research instruments to industrial products produced in the thousands. Through these projects, Expert has gained experience in technology transfer, technology commercialization, patenting, acquisitions, training, and many other technology management-related areas.

technology development

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Albuquerque, New Mexico;  and Rio Rancho, New Mexico.

Often requested
with this expert:

Optoelectronics, Semiconductors, Microwaves
Materials Science, Patents, Fiber Optics, laser medical...
Photonics, Fiber Optics, Laser Micromachining, SEM...
Optics, Lasers, Photonics, Telecom, Optical Design,...

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1995   MA   Business Administration   University of New Mexico  
1967   BS   Mechanical Engineering   University of Michigan  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title   Responsibilities

1998 to 2000


East Mtn. Optomechanical, Inc.




Expert is the founder and President of the optomechanical design and fabrication services company.

1983 to 1998


Optomec, Inc.




He was the founder and President of this multi-million dollar directed material deposition company.

1978 to 1983


Los Alamos National Laboratory


Project Leader


Expert was in charge of the optical system on a Free Electron Laser project.

Career Accomplishments:

In addition to founding Optomec Design, Expert was awarded an Engineering Society of Detroit Award. He is a member of the Optical Society of America and SPIE. Expert was the project leader for the optical system of the Free Electron Laser at Los Alamos and has 15 publications and one patent to his credit.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Optical Fiber Conference  
 - 13th International Free-Electron Laser Conference  
 - International Conference on Lasers and Applications  
 - CLEO '83 Conference  
 - Los Alamos Conference on Optics '81  

Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert for consulting on Video Display.
  • Expert in synthetic organic chemistry for consulting on synthetic organic chemistry.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
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:
Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Expert has experience locating vendors of, optical components, lenses, mirrors, and coatings.

He also has access to extensive files, and personal contacts.


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