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 Expert  718300

Expert in Java, LAN-WAN Interconnect, Computer Networks

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Michigan (MI)
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Summary of Expertise:

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Employing his extensive network experience, Expert has taken advantage of Java to design and implement network applications. He teaches a university course on computer networks where he uses Java to provide examples and lab experiments. He has designed and implemented an environment (LeProf) to develop online courses for both on-campus and distance learning delivery modes. LeProf uses a client-server architecture and a major portion of it is written in Java. He is the author of a textbook on computer networks and a member of the IEEE Standards Board. He is currently writing the book, "Networking with Java."


Expert has participated in the redesign of the Kettering campus network based on Bay Network's ATM switches and Ethernet switches. He has organized, in conjunction with CISCO, various seminars at Kettering dealing with LAN-WAN interconnection issues. He has participated in the design of the industrial network Profibus (a German standard) that follows a client-server architecture. Expert has taught a course on computer network development for over 12 years where LAN-WAN interconnection is emphasized.

client/server architecture


LAN/WAN interconnection

Expert is Chair of the Course Development Team of the Distance Learning project at Kettering. He has evaluated several distance learning approaches and products. He has designed and implemented an environment (LeProf) to develop online courses for both on-campus and distance learning. LeProf has a man-machine interface involving a high degree of visualization (using the Java graphical environment), interactivity, and simulation. He is the author of a book on multimedia systems.

man-machine interface

His expertise is in the area of computer networks, particularly real-time protocols and factory communications; more recently he has been interested in the multiple applications of the Internet, the World Wide Web, client-server and multimedia systems.



World Wide Web application

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Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Detroit, Michigan;  Grand Rapids, Michigan;  Warren, Michigan;  Flint, Michigan;  Sterling Heights, Michigan;  Lansing, Michigan;  Ann Arbor, Michigan;  Livonia, Michigan;  Dearborn, Michigan;  and Toledo, Ohio.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1979   PhD   Electrical Engineering   University of Virginia  
1978   MSEE     University of Virginia  
1975   BSEE     Universidad Nacional de Ingenieria - Peru  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title  

1980 to


(Undisclosed University)


Electrical and Computer Engineering Department




1991 to


(Undisclosed University)





1984 to 1991


(Undisclosed University)



Associate Professor


1980 to 1984


(Undisclosed University)



Assistant Professor


Career Accomplishments:

Expert is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)..

Professional Appointments

He has been listed in Who is Who in Technology and Who is Who in the Midwest. He is on the administration committee of the Industrial Electronics Society of IEEE.


His awards include: Who's Who in the Midwest in 1984 and Who's Who in Technology in 1979 and 1980.

Publications and Patents Summary

He is the author of two books on computer networks and multimedia systems respectively. He has contributed many chapters for a number of books and handbooks. He has over 70 publications.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - In: The Industrial Electronics Handbook, CRC Press  
 - IEEE International Workshop on Factory Communication (paper), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)  
 - Editorial in Ozlo.Lima, Peru  
 - Prentice-Hall  

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Expert consulted with a telecommunications company to study the performance of computer network devices (bridges and routers).
  • He has performed extensive research in the U.S., Germany, and Spain and is a recognized international expert in the area of factory communications.
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Expert Witness:
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International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
1987 to 1988   Germany   From 1987 to 1988 he was a Guest Professor at the Fraunhofer Institute, Karlruhe, Germany where he developed an industrial LAN encoder used in a German National Standard (DIN).
1991 to 1993   Spain   During the academic years 1991-1993 he was a visiting Research Professor at the Universidad Politecnica de Madrid.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
Spanish   Expert is fluent in Spanish.
French and German   He speaks and reads both French and German.

Market Research:
Expert has experience in bringing automotive communication systems to market.

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:

Expert has developed seminars on computer networks, embedded systems, real-time and fault-tolerant systems, safety-critical systems, hybrid-electric vehicles, automotive systems..

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Expert has assisted in locating suppliers of automotive electronics, automotive software and communications, sensors, actuators. automotive components, electric vehicles, hybrid-electric vehicles.

Other Skills and Services

Expert has new product development experience


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