Research scientist and independent consultant with a Ph.D. in electrical engineering and specialized expertise in signal, image, video, and content processing and data compression. Current research focuses on consumer electronics, extracting meaningful content from a range of inputs including remote sensing, and various diagnostic imaging modalities for medical and dental applications, including X-ray, nuclear medicine, and ultrasound from energy source through detection and intermediate signal processing. Software experience includes: software development for enterprise-class solution development to real-time embedded systems; design of algorithms for signal, image, and multimedia processing; and performance and algorithmic analysis with strong mathematical basis. Also experienced with the design of electronics including FPGAs for image and video processing.

Formal Education

  • Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, University of Maryland at College Park
  • M.S. in Electrical Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Catholic University of America

Career Highlights

  • Long involved with high technology development in areas of medical imaging, electronic medical health records, and medical devices
  • Consultant in dental imaging, particularly podiatric radiography and Cone Beam CT (Computed Tomography)
  • While chief engineer for a U.S. Naval Reconnaissance Office program, led a team of R&D scientists to develop and implement novel advanced algorithms for Lidar super resolution imaging
  • Named inventor on sixteen issued U.S. patents including in electronic health records, Lidar super resolution imaging, and image processing
  • Former university lecturer in computer science

Expert Qualifications

  • Significant experience as an expert witness in testifying and consulting roles for plaintiffs and defendants in high-profile cases including litigation about technologies from Apple, AT&T, FujiFilm, GE, Google, Honeywell, Motorola, Philips, Samsung, Siemens, and T-Mobile
  • Expert for the plaintiff in an investigation regarding bar code reading technologies before the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC)
  • Testifying expert for defendant in a patent infringement action related to settop box technologies that was filed by TiVo in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • Expert for the defense of a patent in the field of medical data recording systems during an Inter Parties Review (IPR) before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board