Professor of electrical engineering and computer science with over two decades of research and engineering experience in communications networks and related subjects. Has specialized technical expertise in cellular and mobile wireless networks, wireless local area networks, network security, mobility management, mobile data systems including networks, protocols, and applications, wideband signal processing, modulation theory, mathematical and analytical modeling, signal detection and estimation, and control systems. Also skilled in development of electronics and software, data acquisition, and system integration and testing.

Formal Education

  • Ph.D. in Acoustics, Pennsylvania State University
  • M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Pennsylvania State University
  • B.S. in Electronics Engineering, University of Scranton

Career Highlights

  • Professor for graduate and undergraduate education, including teaching courses in cellular and mobile networks, programming, mathematics, and wireless security
  • Leader of grant-funded research projects on cellular and mobile networks, network security, mobile communication systems, image processing, and wideband signals with total funding over $12M
  • Principal Investigator for a multi-year research and FPGA-based engineering development effort in 3G/4G (UMTS/LTE) cellular and wireless (IEEE 802.16 and 802.11 WiFi) communication systems
  • Assisted the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency in the development of algorithms and signal processing systems for novel applications in the areas of RF communications and signal modulation techniques
  • Researcher and technical consultant on wireless communications projects for U.S. Special Operations Command and Naval Information Warfare Activity (NIWA)
  • Built a real-time hardware platform for deploying developed CDMA IS-95A / 3G cellular air interface physical layer code

Expert Qualifications

  • Consulting expert for defendants AT&T, Ericsson, Nokia, Verizon, and Sprint in a patent infringement action relating to LTE downlink cell search and synchronization signal on invalidity and non-infringement
  • Expert for plaintiffs and defendants in technology patent litigation on technology used by Apple, Huawei, LG, T-Mobile, Samsung, and others in the Eastern District of Texas and under Inter Partes Review
  • Deposed as an expert half a dozen times in various patent litigations