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 Expert  725443

Expert in Electromechanical Devices, printer cartridges, bill validators, vending Machines, Inkjet Printing,

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

New York (NY)
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness

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Expert is a dual discipline engineer who is cross-trained in both mechanical and electrical engineering, and has thirty-plus years of "hands-on" experience in the development of both industrial and consumer products. His industrial experience focuses on specialized instrumentation, textile printers and mailing equipment, while his consumer product experience includes vending machines, printers, and facsimile. The early portion of his career was spent in instrumentation and product design, and he later served in various project management positions including product development and R&D. He has directed the development of numerous printer and facsimile products utilizing an array of technologies which include thermal transfer, daisywheel, inkjet, laser and dot-matrix printing techniques. Industrial printer developments include both thermal transfer and inkjet technologies. Vending machine experience includes development of coin changer mechanisms, dispensing mechanisms, bill acceptors, and concept derivation. His consumer product management experience includes implementation of the value analysis method for achieving design realizations at lowest cost, and pioneering the utilization of "direct CAD" prototyping methodology. He holds 18 patents.

design engineering


vending machine design


design process


electromechanical design


electromechanical product development


high volume, low cost product design


ink-jet printing


machine design


new product design


new product development


non-impact printing product development


precision machine design


product design


special machine design



Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Rochester, New York;  Syracuse, New York;  Utica, New York;  and Scranton, Pennsylvania.

Often requested
with this expert:

Printing, Printing Inks, Printing for Packaging,...
Copiers, Printers, Office Equipment
Ink Jet Printers, Optics
Printer & Digital Imaging Technology, Laser & Inkjet...

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1995   MS   Electrical Engineering   Cornell University  
1979   BS   Mechanical Engineering   Syracuse University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1993 to








He is the principal of a small electromechanical engineering consulting business called Innotek, which speciializes in custom designed equipment.

1997 to




Impact-Echo Instruments, LLC


VP and General Manager


He is the VP and General Manager of a developer and manufacturer of specialized instrumentation used for the non-destructive testing of concrete infrastructure.

Career Accomplishments:

He is a member of the Cornell Society of Engineers

Professional Appointments

He has been appointed to lead multidisciplinary teams for the start up of new product manufacturing operations in Singapore and Taiwan.


He has been honored twice for "Outstanding Scientific and Technical Achievement"

Publications and Patents Summary

He holds 18 US patents.

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • He has been appointed for recurring consulting assignments for more than 15 companies or institutions over the last ten years (see CV).
Recent Client Requests:
  • Vending machine expert in NYC for consulting on Review of vending machine design and manufacturing.
  • Expert in new product design development vending for consulting on Selfserve dispencing vending design for commercial strollers for the malls.
  • Expert in vending design for consulting on a dispensing mechanism food dispensing electronic badges in a hospital.
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:
He has testified in twenty-four (24) prior intellectual property and product liability cases related to electromechanical products. Experience includes testifying in Federal Court (Four trials) and multiple depositions.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert in expert witness Needed in Vending Machine case.
  • Expert for consulting on patent issues related to inkjet cartridges.
  • Expert in expert witness in a patent litigation involving toner cartridges.
  • Expert for consulting on Fax machine technology.
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
1990 to 1990   Singapore   He led a multidisciplinary team in the manufacturing startup of an operation to build electronic keyboards.
1992 to 1992   Taipei, Taiwan   He a led multidisciplinary team in the manufacturing startup of an operation to build facsimile (FAX) machines.
1992 to 1993   United Kingdom   He led a multidisciplinary team in the joint development of an inkjet printer.


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