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 Expert  732736

Expert in Electronic Engineering


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

California (CA)
USA
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness

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Expert has over 40 years' experience helping develop and launch products for Silicon Valley-high technology industries. He has designed or participated in the development of a 3MW switch used in the utility power conversion and distribution industry, a 20W dc/dc converter, 3KW load for field testing a microwave system, a production power supply test system and a production remote data acquisition system.

Expert' experience includes researching, creating and submitting patents for various products.

Expert has published over 50 technical articles and documents including 3 papers presented to the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Expert is a senior member of the IEEE.

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electronics engineering

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electronic circuit

Expert has been involved with the design and production of switch-mode power supplies, off-line switchers, flyback switchers, forward converters, half-bridge converts, full-bridge converters, linear regulators, IC regulators, modular power supplies, three phase converters and dc/dc converters. Output voltages have ranged from 2V to 160,000 volts. Power has ranged from sub-1W to 100KVA. Expert has evaluated the thermal design of power systems and written papers describing good thermal design practices. He has been involved in one case that involved poor system thermal design.
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switched-mode power supply circuit

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high-voltage power supply circuit

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computer electric power supply system

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distributed electric power supply system

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flyback power supply

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power supply cooling

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power supply safety

Expert has designed and characterized many types of connectors, including designing a 200A / 200pH connector with the lowest inductance in the world at that time. He represented the connector industry by writing the electrical connector section for StatPEP (Status of Electronic Packaging) report commissioned by Power Sources Manufacturer's Association. He served as a technical consultant for the President of Elcon (now Tyco Electronics).
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crimped connector

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electronic interconnector

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electrical connector

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electrical connector reliability

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interconnection technology

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printed circuit board connector

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electrical connector design

Expert has analyzed computer flat-panel displays, measuring display response time, acquiring EDID data, identifying the internal LVDS signal, the monitor's ability to properly size test images using advanced video interpolator circuits and monitor physical construction. He designed a video data acquisition board and optical sensor.
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active-matrix liquid crystal display

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cathode-ray tube display

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color flat-panel display

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display controller

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digital display method

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display process

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light-emitting diode display

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liquid crystal display

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liquid crystal display design

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screen display

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VGA display terminal

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electronic display technology


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Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: San Jose, California;  San Francisco, California;  Sacramento, California;  Oakland, California;  Stockton, California;  Fremont, California;  Modesto, California;  Salinas, California;  Santa Rosa, California;  and Hayward, California.

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1974   BSEL   Electronic Engineering   California Polytechnic State University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title   Responsibilities

1993 to 2016

 

(Undisclosed)

 

Consulting engineer

 

Expert has owned a consulting firm for over 20 years. His expert services include design engineering as well as engineering evaluation.


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

IEEE Senior Member (1997-present) Member, PSMA (Power Sources Manufacturers' Association) Chapter President, Tau Beta Pi, National Engineering Honor Society Chapter Vice President, Blue Key National Honor Fraternity Member, IEEE Power Electronics Society


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

Expert has published over 50 technical articles and documents including 3 papers presented to the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Methode Electronics  
 - Messe München International  
 - AFCOM Data Center World  
 - Power Systems Design magazine  
 - Methode Electronics  

Consulting Services:
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  • Expert has consulted independently since 1993.
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:
Expert Engagement: Type of Matter: Patent infringement Law Firm: Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP Case Name: Traxxas v Hobby King Services Provided: Engaged as Expert Disposition: Settled

Expert Engagement: Type of Matter: Patent infringement Law Firm: O'Melveny & Myers LLP Case Name: Hitachi-Maxell v. TPV Services Provided: Engaged as Consultant Disposition: Won

Expert Engagement: Type of Matter: Failure analysis, 160KV X-ray power source Law Firm: (n/a) Case Name: (n/a) Services Provided: Engaged as Consultant Disposition: Problem identified and resolved

Expert Engagement: Type of Matter: Patent infringement Law Firm: O'Melveny & Myers LLP Case Name: Hitachi-Maxell v. TPV Services Provided: Engaged as Consultant Disposition: Won

Expert Engagement: Type of Matter: Class action Law Firm: Whitfield, Bryson &Mason, LLP and Ram, Olson, Gereghino & Koppczynsiki, LLP Case Name: Class v. Apple Services Provided: Engaged as Expert Disposition: Settled

Expert Engagement: Type of Matter: Patent infringement Law Firm: O'Melveny & Myers LLP Case Name: FAURC v. TPV Services Provided: Engaged as Expert Disposition: Won

Expert Engagement: Type of Matter: Database investigation Law Firm: (n/a) Case Name: BSG vs CTI Services Provided: Consultant to Expert, built forensic database infrastructure Disposition: Settled

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.

 

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