Professor of electrical and computer engineering with three decades of experience developing novel technologies and solutions for a range of industries. Specialized technical expertise in fields including virtual reality, streaming multimedia, image processing and computer vision, artificial intelligence, and robotics.

Formal Education

  • Ph.D. in Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Toronto
  • M.S. in Computer Science, University of Toronto
  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering, University of British Columbia

Career Highlights

  • Co-creator of an “eyes-free” mobile app for the blind that provides a rich audio representation of one’s environment, development of which required rigorous analysis of and attention to real-world smartphone sensor reliability challenges including the problem of gyro drift
  • Recipient of a prestigious Audio Engineering Society “Citation Award” for “pioneering the technology enabling collaborative multichannel performance over the broadband internet”
  • Named inventor on a set of issued U.S. patents for a floor-based haptic communication system, a gamified approach to treat lazy eye, and a remote sign language interpretation system

Expert Qualifications

  • Significant experience as an expert witness for plaintiffs and defendants in patent litigation including for technologies used by Apple, Garmin, Qualcomm, Samsung, and TikTok
  • Testifying expert for Samsung in a patent litigation spanning the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas and an IPR before the U.S. Patent Office’s PTAB on haptic feedback effects
  • Retained by Apple as an expert in three unrelated patent cases, involving source code review of products related to Apple Watch and earbuds and chargers as well as deposition testimony relating to multimedia messaging
  • Also involved in litigation in Canadian venues, including the Ontario Superior Court, Quebec Superior Court, and Canadian Transportation Agency