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 Expert  724874

Expert in Scientific Data Analysis, Simulations, UML, Database, Java, C++, etc.


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Minnesota (MN)
USA
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness Market Research

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Expert is a high level Object Oriented Architect specializing in n-tier interface design, development and security; transferring his knowledge to the client after prototype completion.

Primary emphasis has been on complex web based design and implementation of large scale databases, including transactions, security, auditing, business rules, administration, and user interface; optimal design of scalable systems (LAN and WAN), including integration of appropriate hardware and software.

Data mining, including statistical analysis projects in addition to the design and development of several Web-based applications (including e-commerce, security and encryption). Possesses excellent development skills, experienced integrating operating systems and recent experience in the installation and administration of Internet Servers. Author of JavaScript Cookbook, published 1997 by Wiley Publishing as well as many other publications.

Tenured Professor at the University of Minnesota. Senior OO technologies, eCommerce, and large-scale enterprise system design and implementation consultant. Teaches (or has taught) C++, Java, Web related technologies, Statistics, Mathematical Modeling and Simulation, and scientific computing. Contributes 30 hours or so to consulting per week while teaching and is available fulltime after the first of the year until school starts again in the Fall.

Specializes in n-tier system design, development and security as well as knowledge transfer to the client. Primary emphasis has been on data warehousing and design/development of several SQL Server and Web-based applications (including e-commerce), design and development of backroom store inventory applications, and connection to legacy data. Particular skills in ystem simulations and modeling.

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BASIC programming language

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C programming language

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C# programming language

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C++ programming language

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computer architecture

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computer program

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computer programming

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computer software

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computer-aided engineering

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data compression algorithm

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Data Encryption Standard

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data storage process

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Datamanager

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FORTH programming language

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FORTRAN programming language

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FoxBASE Plus

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FoxBASE Plus/Mac 2.0

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FoxPro

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IBM software

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INFORMIX database

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integrated management computer system

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Java

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management information system

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Microsoft Visual Basic

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Microsoft Windows 95

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Microsoft Windows NT

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Oracle

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real-time programming

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SQL database

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SQL.LIMS software

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Structured Query Language

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unified modeling language

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UNIX database

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UNIX network

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Visual Basic programming

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Web design

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Web development

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World Wide Web programming


Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Minneapolis, Minnesota;  Saint Paul, Minnesota;  Rochester, Minnesota;  Burnsville, Minnesota;  Saint Cloud, Minnesota;  Eden Prairie, Minnesota;  Minnetonka, Minnesota;  and Eau Claire, Wisconsin.

Often requested
with this expert:

Food Packaging, Food Safety, Food Quality, Food Additives;...
Food Packaging: Barrier Film, Food Chemistry,...
Food Processing and Packaging
Computer Architecture, Computer Software

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1982   Ph.D.   Applied Math and Ecology   UC Berkeley  
1979   M.S.   Wildlife Biology   Washington State, Pullman  
1977   B.S.   Biology- Natural Resources   U of Nevada, Reno  
1983   Post-doctorate   Biomedical Engineering   University of Virginia  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1987 to

 

(Undisclosed)

 

Various

 

Consultant

 

Optimization software, DBMS, data security and auditing, projects in Java, C++, Web, data analysis and simulations

1983 to 2008

 

University of Minnesota

 

College of Ag

 

Prof.

 

Research, teach (Statistics, Applied Math, Operations Research, C++ and Java). Research in PDE.

1991 to 1998

 

DNR

 

Section of Fisheries

 

Database Design and Implementation Consultant

 

Designed and implemented (from the ground up) a large database project, which included data collection, database system design and implementation, entry forms, and numerous reports. The database was highly complex, with heterogeneous tables, numerous links and dependencies, one-to-one, one-to-many, many-to-many relationships. This database required extensive and complex normalization and a variety of user interfaces. Environment: C, C++, Visual dBase, Crystal Reports, Internet Application, Visual Studio, Windows NT, Windows 95

1995 to 1997

 

SYNET

 

System Simulation

 

Consultant

 

Developed a simulation model of a Customer Support Center. Implemented a statistical and mathematical algorithm to simulate a real-world system. The model allowed managers and system designers to optimize implementation of the support center via ''what if'' simulations. Used real-time data acquisition, and adaptive, data based computation of system parameters. Developed a sophisticated GUI for user interface for data entry and analysis using Java. Environment: Visual Studio, Java, JavaBeans

1983 to 1983

 

University of Virginia

 

Biomedical Engineering

 

Post-doctorate

 


1981 to 1982

 

Association of Bay Area Governments

 


 

Programmer

 


1978 to 1982

 

University of California, Berkeley

 

Forestry and Resource Management,

 

Research Assistant

 



Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

Ecological Society of America, Resource Modeling Association, The Wildlife Society, AAAS

Professional Appointments

Senior editor, Resource Modeling Associate editor, Journal of Wildlife Management NSF panels


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

Over 100 publications in modeling, applied math and ecology, 5 books (JavaScript, Fractals, Optimal Contro, Statistics and R)

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America  
 - Cambridge University Press  
 - Journal of Applied Mathematics  
 - Academic Press  
 - Wiley  

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Developed a simulation model of a Customer Support Center.
  • Implemented a statistical and mathematical algorithm to simulate a real-world system. The model allowed managers and system designers to optimize implementation of the support center via ''what if'' simulations. Used real-time data acquisition, and adaptive, data based computation of system parameters.
  • Developed a sophisticated GUI for user interface for data entry and analysis using Java.
  • Designed and implemented (from the ground up) a large database project, which included data collection, database system design and implementation, entry forms, and numerous reports. The database was highly complex, with heterogeneous tables, numerous links and dependencies, one-to-one, one-to-many, many-to-many relationships. This database required extensive and complex normalization and a variety of user interfaces.
  • Designed, built and taught an interactive (e-commerce) website that allowed students offsite at Hughes Corporation to take a C++ class via the Internet. Several transactions had to be developed to allow the same functionality as that of a real classroom.
Recent Client Requests:
  • Applied mathematics expert for consulting on Online Recruiting Matching Algorithm.
  • User interface expert for consulting on automotive user interaction evaluation.
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:
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert in Patent Litigation ** submitted by KR.
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.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
English   Excellent
Hebrew   Excellent
Arabic   Medium

Market Research:
Numerous

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

Java Technologies, C++, Simulations, Data Analysis, Statistics, Applied Math, UML, DBMS

Other Skills and Services

Train the Trainer


 

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