Mechanical and electrical engineering consultant and professor with decades of experience in systems for automated industrial control and intelligent transportation. Significant expertise in adaptive control and intelligent transportation systems as well as nonlinear systems, vehicle dynamics and control, marine transportation, and neural networks.

Formal Education

  • Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, University of Illinois
  • M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois
  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, University College London

Career Highlights

  • Director of a University research lab focused on development of advanced transportation technologies
  • Independent consultant to companies in industries such as automotive, aerospace, and data storage
  • Researcher in the area of congestion control of computer and communication networks with expertise in bandwidth allocation and control of queues using nonlinear control techniques
  • Recipient of research grants from NASA to study control algorithms in spaceborne systems, including for intelligent flight controls
  • Fellow of the International Federation of Automated Control (IFAC), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), and American Academy for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
  • Author or co-author of nine books and hundreds of published articles and research papers
  • Named inventor on two issued U.S. patents with others pending

Expert Qualifications

  • Deposed as an expert against Honda in a patent litigation brought in U.S. District Court in California
  • Consulted with plaintiff’s attorneys regarding vehicle safety features in a pair of personal injury litigations involving allegations of unintended acceleration of Toyota vehicles
  • Retained as an expert in a 2018 state court case against Aston Martin
  • Technical expert on issues relating to the operation of a Garmin GPS navigation system in litigation stemming from a deadly Mississippi collision between a freight train and a chartered motorcoach