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 Expert  729806

Expert in Radar Antenna Design, Phased Array Design, Satellite Antenna Design, General Antenna Design, Radar D

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Florida (FL)
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness Market Research

Summary of Expertise:

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Expert has designed, analyzed and brought into production antennas for aerospace, military, commercial and consumer markets. He is an author of a comprehensive antenna design textbook and has led antenna engineering efforts for Lockheed, Orbital Sciences, Advanced Radar Corporation, ARC Wireless, LoJack, Norand, NIST, NOAA and NCAR. Areas of expertise include stealth antennas, phased arrays, large dish, small, direction finding, shortwave, microwave, microstrip patch, meteorological, HDTV, cellular, VHF, UHF, Millimeter wave and radar. He holds multiple patents in the area of antenna design and manufacturing and has been an expert witness.

antenna design

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Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Orlando, Florida;  Port Saint Lucie, Florida;  West Palm Beach, Florida;  Palm Bay, Florida;  Lakeland, Florida;  Melbourne, Florida;  Deltona, Florida;  and Daytona Beach, Florida.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
2008   --   Satellite Design   Orbital Sciences  
1986   Course work complete   Physics and Philosophy   University of Colorado  
1976   AA   Physics and Philosophy   St. Petersburg Junior College  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2007 to 2009


Advanced Radar Corporation



Project Manager


He managed design and production of X band and C band radar systems. In addition, he dealt directly with customers on technical issues and reviewed proposals and tenders. He managed a group of engineers and technicians towards the successful completion of several radar systems installed in the U.S. and in several other countries

2001 to 2007







He consulted for Orbital Sciences, Applied Technologies, National Center for Atmospheric Research and Raytheon for the design and development of antenna systems for satellites and radar (weather as well as wind profiling).

1989 to 2001


ARC Wireless



Chief Scientist


Designed and developed catalog of antennas used by LoJack, law enforcement agencies, government agencies, radar companies and the military. These designs included military, commercial and consumer applications

1987 to 1989


Phasar Corporation



Chief Scientist


Designed and developed phased array antennas for commercial and consumer applications.

2009 to 2011





Senior RF Engineer


Worked on proposal for next generation GPS ground systems, 3B (won)

2011 to 2015


Harris Corporation


Government Division


Antenna Analysist / Lead Systems Engineer


Career Accomplishments:

IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society


Commercial Pilot Certified Flight Instructor Amateur Radio Operator FCC license USCG Captain's License

Professional Appointments

Proposal Review Boards, NASA Standards Committee member


Employee Recognition, Lockheed and Ball Aerospace Who's who: most influential scientists Harris engineering award

Publications and Patents Summary

He was written an antenna textbook (Practical Antenna Design), multiple papers in refereed journals and holds 8 patents

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Lightningsource  
 - Astrophysical Journal, Astronomy Journal, etc  
 - Lighntingsource  
 - Lightningsource  

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
1976 to 1978   NIST   Technician   He designed and developed numerical methods for voice recognition and evaluated radar signatures
1978 to 1980   NOAA   Technician   He designed and developed RF equipment for the measurement of weather phenomena

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Designed and developed radar antenna for rapid scan doppler radar used by 'Storm Chaser' group
  • Designed and developed boundary layer radar profiler antenna for US Army and Marines
  • Designed and developed radar profiler for Chinese Meteorological Department
  • Designed and developed air deployable meteorological sensor suite for US Army
  • Evaluated upgrades for National Center for Atmospheric S band (28') and airborne millimeter radar systems. This includes antennas, feeds, radomes for polarimetric weather radars
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert in Antenna Design Engineer for consulting on Complex Antenna Design.
  • Expert in RF transmission FCC limitations.
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 been an expert witness for very large profile trials. This activity has included depositions, mock trials and trials. The area of expertise has been antennas, antenna design and patent law.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert for consulting on Phased Array Antenna Patents.
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
2010 to   UAE   Performed site survey for radar placement in several cities
2010 to   Korea   Performed radar installation and operational instruction on several visits
2007 to   China   Performed radar installation and training
1998 to   Taiwan   Consulted with major laptop design companies regarding internal WiFi antenna design
2005 to   South Africa   Used large observatory for stellar occultation experiments

Language Skills:
Foreign Language  

Market Research:
He has been on proposal review panels for NASA, Southwest Research and other Aerospace companies. He has been on standards panels for the development of commercial and consumer antennas.

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:

He has been trained by Aerospace and Satellite manufacturing companies on requirements for space applications of antennas. He has been trained in clean room techniques, satellite manufacturing and assembly

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

He has been responsible for the development of RFQs, SOWs, selection, incoming inspection and utilization of all components required by complex antenna systems.

Other Skills and Services

He has expertise in aircraft antenna systems and is a certified, active flight instructor. He has expertise in radio astronomy and is a member of a stellar occultation team that uses observatories around the world.


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