Professor of electrical and computer engineering and robotics with more than a decade of industry experience developing embedded systems for guidance, communications, and data processing for spaceborne and terrestrial applications. Teaches classes and performs research in the areas of navigation, communications, and design of computer systems. Head of a robotics research laboratory that focuses on the integration of computer, communications, and navigation technologies for autonomous robot applications. Has specialized expertise in civilian and military navigation techniques useful in indoor, underground, and otherwise GPS-deprived situations.

Formal Education

  • Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
  • M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Syracuse University

Career Highlights

  • Professor of electrical and computer engineering, computer science, mechanical engineering, and robotics who has taught over twenty different undergraduate and graduate subjects
  • While at Raytheon, led the electronics and software development for supercomputer-class systems and other applied technology research such as neural networks, genetic algorithms, optical computing
  • Led development of a commercial navigation and tracking device for to allow caregivers to non-intrusively monitor children and the elderly using integrated GPS-, inertial-, and beacon-based navigation
  • Published research findings on navigation in Ultrawideband (UWB)
  • Named inventor on eight issued U.S. patents, including several for GPS devices and other precision location methods systems

Expert Qualifications

  • Wide experience as an expert witness, including testifying several dozen times in various U.S. District Court cases on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants
  • Testifying expert witness for the defense of multiple major carmakers (including Toyota, Honda, Subaru, Jaguar, Volvo, BMW, and Porsche) in an ITC investigation and parallel U.S. District Court litigation relating to automotive navigation technology patents
  • Expert for defendant in a case brought by Nokia in Germany
  • Consulting and testifying expert in high-profile litigation for and against key technology companies such as NetApp, Garmin, Dell, LG, Google, AT&T Mobility, Microsoft, Adidas, Sony, Panasonic, Canon, and Broadcom