Professor of electrical engineering and internationally recognized expert in the field of high-speed communications and computing as well as in the development of semiconductor devices.  Actively involved in the development of virtualized cluster computing networks.  Has developed and implemented a number of semiconductor integrated circuit chips, including memory cells and arrays, high-speed communications interfaces, switch fabrics, microprocessors, and protocol transposers.

Formal Education

  • Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, University of Michigan
  • M.S. in Electrical Engineering, University of Michigan
  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering, University of Michigan

Career Highlights

  • Together with his students, invented methods of high-performance switching, including multi-channel switches that alleviate the speed and performance constraints of electronic switches using pattern matching and content search engines capable of processing complex instructions at billions of packets per second
  • Designed one of the earliest nationwide, commercial-scale, CDMA (code division multiple access) networks after winning a cellular license from the South Korean government in a competitive bid
  • Former member of the U.S. Presidential Business Advisors Committee
  • Named inventor on about a dozen issued U.S. patents including for novel methods in data communications networks

Expert Qualifications

  • Retained as a technical expert witness by plaintiffs and defendants in more than sixty litigations across all major venues cases and involving technologies used by companies including Amazon, Apple, Belkin, Broadcom, Comcast D-Link, Ericsson, Ford, France Telecom, Freescale, General Motors, Google, Huawei, Juniper Networks, LG Electronics, Marvell, Nokia, nVidia, Qualcomm, SanDisk, Sprint, Sony, Sun, TRW, Verizon, Vizio, and ZTE
  • Submitted an expert report, was deposed, and testified in an Australian patent infringement litigation between Samsung and Apple regarding certain mobile wireless device technologies
  • Deposed more than fifty times and testified as an expert witness at about two dozen hearings and trials covering a wide range of subjects such as wireless and cellular network protocols, flash memories and other electronic circuits, USB portable storage devices, storage area networks, automatic routing and switching systems, mobile devices, DC-DC controllers, Blu-Ray players, and flat panel displays