Electrical engineer and expert in battery and power electronics technology with special technical expertise in motor drives and inverters. Experienced in development of power and battery management systems. Has served in engineering management roles for multiple companies.

Formal Education

  • B.E. in Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Youngstown State University

Career Highlights

  • Engineering department manager for an avionics instruments maker
  • Lead power electronics engineer for the electrohydraulic and electromechanical primary flight control and leading-edge actuators for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program
  • Responsible for the design and development of the Ford Ranger’s electric vehicle traction motor inverter power stage and power electronics that was in production for model years 1998-2002
  • Technical lead for the design of an active suspension system directed towards automotive and military vehicle applications in the Power Electronics Group at Bose Corporation
  • Developed analog electronic circuitry for a portable cardiac care device
  • While at Westinghouse, was responsible for the design verification and operating procedures of instrumentation and control equipment for nuclear powered U.S. Navy submarines and surface ships
  • Named inventor of five issued U.S. patents including one related to portable power devices and methods

Expert Qualifications

  • Performed testing on electronic throttle body assemblies, submitted an expert report, and was deposed in a class action against Ford Motor for loss of power during acceleration of certain 2005 Ford Expedition and Lincoln Navigator vehicles
  • Investigated alleged stalling issues in Toyota Prius hybrid power-trains including an accident reconstruction analysis from recovered data from a vehicle’s airbag module
  • Consulting expert for plaintiff in a motor vehicle product liability case involving alleged failure of an alternator