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 Expert  724714

Expert in Automotive Safety (ABS, etc.), Radar (FAA, USAF, etc.), Computer Peripherals, Technology Assessment

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Colorado (CO)
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness

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Was responsible for developing earliest ABS brakes, as well as audible back-up systems, and had conducted over 100 simulated crash tests.

automotive transportation


audible warning

Managed for DEC the Corporate office for technology assessment and introduction. For Kelsey Hase reviewed both European and Domestic developments, especially regarding advanced braking systems.

business intelligence

Over thirty patents assigned to employers/clients, including: Radar signal processing, information storage devices and automotive safety concepts.

claim (patent)

Provided competitive analysis for both the automotive industry, and at DEC for state-of-the-art technology. Checked on advanced automotive systems in Europe and the United States.

competitive analysis


competitive intelligence

Corporate assessment and introduction at DEC, as well as automotive futures at Kelse-Hayes. DEN technology assessment and introduction, how to apply to future products.

corporate espionage


corporate strategic planning

Responsible for conducting over 100 simulated crash tests, and evaluating results -- causes and results.


Selected new technology for information storage at DEC, and advanced braking systems at Kelsey-Hayes.


Assigned over 30 patents to employees/clients. A number of information storage systems under patents.

Over thirty patents assigned to employees/clients. Patents in field of information storage devices.


intellectual property


electromechanical device patenting






process inventing

As expert witness helped establish accepted fail-safe systems in the auto industry.

motor vehicle safety standard

Work with NHTSA on child safety product approaches.

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

Patented and developed a number of infant restraints and have a number of airbag patents.

occupant restraint system

Significant amount of such work at DEC, and Kelsey-Hayes. Assessed and introduced relevant technology.

technology search


occupant safety


child passenger safety

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Denver, Colorado;  Colorado Springs, Colorado;  Aurora, Colorado;  Arvada, Colorado;  Pueblo, Colorado;  Westminster, Colorado;  Boulder, Colorado;  and Longmont, Colorado.

Often requested
with this expert:

Vehicle Engineering, Design, Development and Testing....
Embedded Systems, Digital Media, Wireless Communications,...
Automotive Electronics
Transportation: USDOT-USEPA-NHTSA-CARB, Safety Policy,...

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1975   MALD   Political Science/Information Theory   Harvard/Tufts  
1974   MA   International Business Law   Harvard/Tufts  
1969   Sloan Fellow/Management   Senior Management   MIT  
  BS   Physics   Colorado State University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1987 to 2003








Responsible for generating safety products for traveling children/infants--generated numerous patents

1974 to 1987






Sr Engineering Manager


Directed the development of advanced information storage systems.

Managed the Corporate Office for Technology Assessment and Introduction.

Developed operations in Asia and Africa, manged these operations

1969 to 1974


GA International






Responsible for developing the first ABS in a Detroit Automobile.

Developed audible backup warning Developed electronic self adjusting wheel speed sensor

Career Accomplishments:

SAE; IEE Life Member; MDIA


PI Kappa Delta

Publications and Patents Summary

Over thirty patents, about a dozen professional publications by: SAE; Computer Society of India, DECUS (Europe)

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
1990 to 1997   FAA   Radar consultant   Dealt with the introduction of the ARSR-4, and secondary radars.

Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Carb expert for consulting on NHTSA regulations for electric cars.
  • ANSI expert for consulting.
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Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Served as expert witness at the United States Court of Appeals for the second circuit:

Expert on [automatic] Automotive braking systems; established the prevailing definition of a "fail-safe" system

Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Automobile brake expert for litigation involving golf cart roll-over accident.
  • Child seat restraints expert for consulting on product liability issues.
  • Expert for consulting on airbag failure.
  • Aircraft maintenance expert for consulting on application of FARs to private aircraft.
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
1974 to 1984   Asia and Africa   Established and managed operating companies, distributors in numerous countries for DEC

Language Skills:
Foreign Language  


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