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 Expert  721782

Expert in Embedded Systems Design, Hardware and Software, Application Software

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Georgia (GA)
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Summary of Expertise:

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Expert has more than 16 years of experience with analog design including audio, telephony, power supplies (switching and linear), control sytems, amplifiers, and power control. He has also done digital design of microprocessor, microcontroller, logic, schematic, simulation, PLD and DSP design.

electrical engineering


hardware engineering

Expert has worked with software development of embedded systems including real-time software with OS-based and non-OS systems. He has worked with embedded software in C and Assembler for most types of processors.

embedded processing


embedded software



He has extensive knowledge of PCs for application development. He has installed OS, performed maintenance, backup, networking, board-level design, and add-on board design (ISA and PCI), and developed real-time applications and architecture.

personal microcomputer

Expert has developed many real-time applications for PC, microcontroller, DSP and microprocessor systems. He is very familiar with real-time issues, measurement and estimation of performance requirements, and OS interface. Expert has developed proprietary OS for embedded processors including extensive debugging/profiling tools.

real-time embedded system software development

He has done embedded development in C and Assembler using PC and Linux tools. He also has much OS/2 application development experience using cross-platform C compiler.

cross-platform development



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Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Atlanta, Georgia;  Columbus, Georgia;  Athens, Georgia;  Macon, Georgia;  Roswell, Georgia;  and Marietta, Georgia.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1985   B.S.   Electrical Engineering   Florida Institute of Technology   Magna Cum Laude
1985   B.S.   Computer Engineering   Florida Institue of Technology   Magna Cum Laude

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1996 to







Expert is an independent consultant in embedded system design for multiple clients.

1988 to 1996


Lanier Worldwide


Product Development


Lead Engineer


He developed several generations of centralized voice dictation systems. The systems are multi-processor, voice processing systems using custom-designed hardware within a PC-based system. Expert's work included hardware, software and system-level design. He was involved with the entire design process from requirements through design, implementation, manufacturing, documentation and support.

1984 to 1988


Hetra Computers and Communications



Associate Engineer


He designed the hardware and software for a 68000 CPU emulator. The design included complete hardware emulation along with firmware for target debugging, download and disassembly.

Career Accomplishments:

Expert is a member of IEEE.

Publications and Patents Summary

Expert was awarded two patents while at Lanier Worldwide. He was one of three named inventors on U.S. patent number 5,519,808, "Transcription Interface For a Word Processing Station."

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Expert has in-depth experience developing custom hardware for various systems. He has done the complete design, hardware, schematic, PCB, firmware and documentation.
  • He debugged performance problems in a real-time system, and developed special diagnostic tools to determine the problem.
  • Expert developed a small board to replace an obsolete IC. He used a small processor (PIC) to emulate a Motorola MC145418 IC. Expert's design allowed the system to be maintained and built with no system software changes.
  • He developed the embedded code for a PC-based transcription board. The work included C, Assembler (assembly), and DSP programming.
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Expert Witness:
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
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  • Computer hardware expert for consulting on computer hardware, specifically the mouse.
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:

Expert has developed and delivered seminars on Microsoft Visual, C++, TI analog design and ISDN.


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