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 Expert  726283

Expert in Computer Architecture, Memory Design (e.g., Flash, DRAM), PCs, DSP, and VLSI

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

California (CA)
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Summary of Expertise:

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Expert is a professor of computer engineering at a renowned U.S. university, where he served as a chair from 1998 to 2003. Expert has been involved in R&D in: computer architecture, reconfigurable computing, VLSI chip design, network-on-chip, sensor networks, and computer graphics. He earned his Ph.D in 1987.

Expert has published over 200 articles in peer-reviewed journals and conferences. He has trained hundreds of students who have assumed key positions in software and computer systems design companies throughout the last several decades. He has been a PI or Co-PI on over $4MM worth of research grants for developing next-generation computer systems for applications in general-purpose computing and digital signal processing.


array processor


central processing unit




computer architecture


computer processor architecture


computer programming


concurrency (computers)


concurrent engineering


digital computer


discrete cosine transform


electronic device design


electronic output


electronics design engineering


extended industry-standard architecture


fault-tolerant architecture


fault-tolerant computer


floating-point processor


graphic object










parallel computer architecture


parallel computer processing


parallel processing




systolic architecture



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

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1987   PhD   Computer Engineering   The University of Texas at Austin  
1979   MS   Electrical Engineering   The University of Texas at Austin  
1977   BS   EE   The University of Texas at Austin  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1988 to


(Undisclosed University)






He teaches and performs research in computer architecture, parallel processing, and VLSI design.

1979 to 1984


AT&T Bella Labs


#5 ESS


Member of Technical Staff


Expert's responsibilities included design and development of T1 line interface boards for #5ESS digital switches.

Career Accomplishments:

IEEE Computer Society

Professional Appointments

Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Computers


Best paper award for VLSI design

Publications and Patents Summary

He has 90 journal papers and 180 conference papers in peer-reviewed venues in his field.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Proc. of Int'l Conference on Hardware/Software Codesign and System Synthesis  
 - Computers & Digital Techniques, IET  
 - International Conference on Sensor Technologies and Applications  
 - CRC Press  
 - IEEE Transactions on VLSI Design, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)  

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • He has had numerous consulting activities as an expert witness for semiconductor and computer system design related patents. He was deposed two times. He has reviewed tens of patents and written expert witness documents as part of these efforts. His most recent work was on DRAMs and patent infringements related to this technology.
  • He has also consulted for flash memory industry to devise new error correction techniques and schemes for improving performance.
  • He worked as a consultant for a reconfigurable DSP company that for which served as the CTO and later as part time consultant. He was one of the cofounders of this company as well which ended up raising 50 million dollars and employs 50 people at the peak of operation.
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 served as an expert witness in the computer industry and in related areas of technology. He was deposed two times for these cases, most recently for a DRSM design patent infringement.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Computer engineering expert for consulting on SSFDC SmartMedia card identification.
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Language Skills:
Foreign Language  

Additional Skills and Services:

Has given short courses related to different aspects of computer design. memory chips, and multimedia computing.


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