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 Expert  724635

Expert in Manufacturing: Design Defects, Management Errors, Factory Automation & Robotics, Holograms, Lasers


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

California (CA)
USA
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness Market Research

Summary of Expertise: Listed with other top experts in: 
Expert has 25 years of industry experience in areas that include the manufacture of industrial lasers, the design and production of control and data collection systems for energy management, the research of alternate energy resources and systems including solar power, and the development of large-scale data handling systems.

He spent 18 years as a tenured professor at San Diego State University, where he taught production and operations management courses to undergraduate and graduate students. As an engineering and management consultant, he currently specializes in factory and manufacturing operations, management decision-making processes, and production and operations management (POM).

Expertise in:

Applications to Control Problems; Business plans; Data Collection; Digital/analog data acquisition systems; Electrical Engineering; Factory Automation & Robotics; Holograms; Lasers; Management; Manufacturing Efficiency; Mathematical Modeling; Product development modeling; Production & Operations Management; Queuing & Linear Programming; RF design; Robotics; Statistical Analysis; Technology assessment.

Holds patents in BTU Meters, Solar Heat Collectors, Solar Energy Transfer Systems (With Protection Against Freezing), Methods For Providing Representation For Needed Work Force In Store, Systems For Generating a Hologram.

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alternative energy

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control system design

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control system performance evaluation

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data control system

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energy efficiency

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energy-efficient control system

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manufacturing control

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object-oriented operating system

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plant operations management

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power generation project management

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process engineering

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production engineering

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production management

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production schedule

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solar collector

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solar energy system

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solar panel

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solar technology

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automation

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automation control

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automation system

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automation technology

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electronics manufacturing automation

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factory automation

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hologram development

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holographic film

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holographic master

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holographic memory

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holographic polymer

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holographic replication

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holographic sensor

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holography

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industrial control

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industrial automation

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laser

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manufacturing automation

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robotics

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solar thermal energy system

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solar pond

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control system analysis


Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: San Diego, California;  Long Beach, California;  Santa Ana, California;  Anaheim, California;  Riverside, California;  Huntington Beach, California;  San Bernardino, California;  Chula Vista, California;  Garden Grove, California;  and Oceanside, California.

Often requested
with this expert:

Physical Security, Vulnerability Assessment, Cargo Seals,...
Automated Machinery, Machinery Design, Mechatronic Design,...
Food Technology, Nutraceuticals, and Cereal Grain Processing
Edible Oil

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1953   B.S.   Electrical Engineering   University of Connecticut   Tau Beta Pi, Eta Kappa Nu
1972   M.S.   Environmental Systems   West Coast University, Los Angeles  
1984   Ph.D.   Automation (Robotics)   Brunel University, London  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1984 to 2004

 

California State University (SDSU)

 

Information & Decision Systems Dept.

 

Professor

 

Full Professor, Taught both under gradate and gradate students. Production and Operations Management and Systems Analysis

1970 to 1981

 

Rho Sigma Inc

 

Management & Production

 

CEO & Chairman of the BOD

 

Founder and CEO. Employed about 80 engineers and manufacturing personal .

1967 to 1970

 

Cal-Tech,

 

Jet Propulson Lab

 

Research Engineer

 

Developed Solar energy control systems


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

Life member of IEEE

Licenses/Certifications

Registered Professional Engineer (PE) in the State of California.


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

He has over 60 publications in scholarly journals, has 5 patents and a couple of books including one major seller in the field of Electronic Warfare.


Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
1946 to 1949   US Army, Signal Corps   Instructor   Taught electronics to GI's at Fort Monmouth

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Once he sees a solution to the problem at hand (and generally that is not done in a vacuum ) he goes over it until he and his client(s) all agree on the solution.
  • Manufacturing process faults; David N. Tarlow Esq, Coggan & associates: Analysis of manufacturing data
  • Misrepresentation of sales and inventory;Wolf Holdenstein Adler Freeman & Herz.Children's Place:Review of data
  • Litigation over manufacturing scheduling process;Milberg Weiss Bershad Hynes & Lerach:Analysis of production data
Recent Client Requests:
  • Process controls expert for consulting on biomedical control optimization for a temperature control system algorithm.
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:
As a professor emeritus, he has had considerable experience developing a point of view for my audience, holding their interest, and answering many questions. From a technical point of view he has dealt with complex problem and required to present the information in a simple and understandable fashion.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert with experience with conveyors and/or food processing
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
1982 to 1984   UK   Research on Robotics and PH.D.
1995 to 1997   Viet Nam   Taught graduate classes as a visiting professor in Hanoi

Market Research:
Considerable experience dealing with electronic design, testing and producing in large quantities in my factory. Rho Sigma Inc. designed and manufactured many hundreds of solar system controls per week. Inventory control and quality control are very critical factors in the manufacturing process.

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:
Training/Seminars

Twenty plus years

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

As Founder and President of Rho Sigma Inc., he initially had to set up the entire supply chain management process.

Other Skills and Services

From the mid 1960's to the founding Rho Sigma he was employed by ITT. He started there as a department head and ended up as a Vice President of a 2500 many division or the company. He left to start his own company.


 

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