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 Expert  713709

Expert in Electrical and Biomedical Engineering, Patent Analysis, Medical Devices, Electrical Trauma


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Illinois (IL)
USA
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness

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Expert is an expert in medical implants, devices and instrumentation; electrical and biomedical engineering; hospital x-ray and power systems; electrical power systems; electrical fire investigation; product safety and design deficiencies; electrical and medical device testing including artificial cardiac pacemakers; patent infringement and analysis; sports injuries; and industrial accidents.

He is familiar with electrical codes and standards, including the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers' standard and the Underwriters Laboratories Electrical standard. He is also knowledgeable of medical regulations such as the Medical Device Reporting regulation and the Safe Medical Devices Act of 1990.

With expertise in electrocution and electrical trauma/ shock from electrical systems and lightning, Expert has consulted in these areas for over 25 years.

Expert has consulted in the pacemaker area, and has analyzed and tested pacemakers and pacing leads. He has written a chapter on pacemakers in his textbook "Applied Clinical Engineering" published by Prentice-Hall.

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electrical engineering

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biomedical engineering

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sport injury

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biomedical device design review

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biomedical instrumentation

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canons of claim construction

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contributory infringement

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critical care monitoring equipment

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direct infringement

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disposable medical device

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electric power system

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electromagnetic bioengineering

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electromechanical device

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electronic medical device design

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forensic electrical engineering

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hospital equipment

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hospital equipment safety

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implantable device

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literal infringement

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medical device hazard analysis

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medical device patent

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medical device testing

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medical electronics science

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medical X-ray equipment

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patent claim construction

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patent infringement

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patent specification

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power engineering

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safety engineering

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X-radiation

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electrical code

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electrical standard

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electrical-wiring code

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FDA medical device regulation

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electrical shock

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electric shock hazard

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biomedical device

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artificial cardiac pacemaker

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echocardiography

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electrocardiography

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natural cardiac pacemaker

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pacemaker control

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pacemaker lead


Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Chicago, Illinois;  Rockford, Illinois;  Aurora, Illinois;  Naperville, Illinois;  Joliet, Illinois;  Elgin, Illinois;  South Bend, Indiana;  Gary, Indiana;  Milwaukee, Wisconsin;  and Kenosha, Wisconsin.

Often requested
with this expert:

Medical Instrumentation, Therapeutic Devices, Tissue...
Medical Devices; Product Development, Manufacturing,...
Electrochemical Engineering, Battery, Plating,...
Medical Device Total Quality

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1968   Ph.D.   Engineering   Case Western Reserve University  
1964   Masters of Electrical Engineering   Electrical Engineering   University of Louisville   Instrucctor in Mathematics
1962   B.S. Electrical Engineering   Electrical Engineering   University of Michigan   President Senior Engineering Honorary, Four year undergraduate scholarship
1962   B.S. Engineering Mathematics   Applied Mathematics   University of Michigan   President Senior Engineering Honorary, Four year undergraduate scholarship

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1986 to

 

(Undisclosed Consulting Company)

 


 

(Undisclosed Consulting Company)

 

Expert provides consulting engineering in the fields of electrical and biomedical engineering as well as patent analysis for determining infringement or non-infringement.

1981 to 1986

 

The Kendall Company, (a subsidiary of the Colgate-Palmolive Company)

 

Research

 

Senior Corporate Scientist

 

He conducted research and development of new medical devices, either electrical and/or mechanical in nature.

1976 to 1981

 

Purdue University

 

School of Electrical & Computer Engineering

 

Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering (Tenured)

 

Expert conducted research and taught courses in electrical engineering and clinical and medical radiation engineering. He was the Director of Clinical Engineering Program.

1972 to 1976

 

Cleveland State University

 

Department of Electrical Engineering

 

Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering (Tenured)

 

He performed research and taught courses in electrical engineering and clinical engineering. He was the Director of the Clinical Engineering Program.

1969 to 1972

 

Cleveland State University

 

Department of Electrical Engineering

 

Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering

 

Expert performed research and taught courses in electrical engineering and clinical engineering. He was the Director of the Clinical Engineering Program.

1962 to 1964

 

University of Louisville

 

Department of Mathematics

 

Instructor of Mathematics

 

He taught courses in calculus, analytic geometry, differential equations, and statistics.

1968 to 1969

 

University of Edinburgh

 

Department of Electrical Engineering

 

Visiting Professor of Electrical Engineering

 

Taught courses in computers and Linear and nonlinear automatic control systems. Did research in biomedical engineering.


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

Expert is a life Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), a Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering. He is a past member of ABET: the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology.

Licenses/Certifications

He is a Registered Professional Engineer in Illinois and Board Certified in Clinical Engineering.

Professional Appointments

Expert is active on a number of IEEE subcommittees. He is Past Vice President of the IEEE/Engineering in Medicine & Biology Society.

Awards/Recognition

Expert is a Fellow of IEEE and the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE). He received the IEEE Third Millenium Medal, the IEEE/EMBS Service Award, and the Senior Distinguished Faculty Award at Cleveland State University.


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

Expert has lectured internationally and is the author of 14 technical publications and the textbook, Applied Clinical Engineering (Prentice-Hall publishers). He is the editor of three handbooks in biomedical and clinical engineering and is co-editor of the Handbook in Engineering in Medicine and Biology Series for CRC Press.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Prentice-Hall  

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Expert has been an engineering consultant for forty (40) years in the areas of personal injury and patent analysis dealing with the areas of electrical, mechanical and biomedical engineering.
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert in pacemaker signaling
  • Expert for consulting on Independent opinion on NEC compliance for HV tap connection
  • Medical expert in NPI medical products and embedded boards.
  • Heat transfer modeling expert for consulting on heat transfer modeling of electromechanical medical device.
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:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Expert has consulted, testified, and prepared reports for cases. He has been qualified as an expert witness in cases involving patents, electrocution, medical devices, product liability, and a murder case. He has also consulted for the National Institute of Health (NIH).
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert in cardiac devices for consulting on post-mortem pacemaker evaluation.
  • Expert in Electrical and Biomedical Engineering, Patent Analysis for defective defibrillator lead.
  • Expert in lightning strikes for worker's comp case involving potential effects on human body.
  • Expert in medical oxygen concentrator for consulting on oxygen concentrator.
  • Expert in mechanical engineering design for consulting on patent infringement case.
  • Medical devise expert for consulting on burning during surgery, likely from the Bovie cauterizing machine or Bovie grounding pad.
  • Expert in medical device reliability testing for consulting on a defective respironics baby monitor.
  • Pacemaker expert for consulting on Medtronix Model AD R06 SN PWC201063H Pacemaker (dual lead).
  • Expert in manufacturing of artificial hearts for consulting on the sterilization/ re-sterilization process due to power failure.
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.

International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
1968 to 1969   Scotland   Visiting professor of electical engineering at the University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland.
to   Sweden   Patent technical expert for Siemens,AG

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
Spanish   Expert can read and speak conversational Spanish.

Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

Expert has developed and given short courses in the engineering of x-ray and computed tomography systems.


 

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