Professor of electrical and microelectronic engineering with over thirty years of combined academic, industrial and consulting experience in the fields of computer vision and digital image and video processing. Created and taught a range of academic courses, conducted research on industry and government grants, and served in conference and academic committees. Developed and conducted training for engineering personnel in the areas of signal and image processing, color engineering, and control systems with a distinct focus on digital front ends and print engines.

Formal Education

  • Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, University of Rochester
  • M.S. in Electrical Engineering, University of Rochester
  • B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, SUNY

Career Highlights

  • Director of a university research laboratory that specializes in computer vision and image and video processing using AI and deep learning
  • Has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in the areas of control systems, computer vision, DSP, image and video processing, object recognition, and data communications
  • While a scientist and manager at Xerox, led the development of color specifications and algorithms several different print engines
  • In his early career, developed image processing and xerographic electronics and software for color copiers and printers
  • Designed and developed face detection and facial feature extraction algorithms in private industry
  • Co-author of a book about the MATLAB programming language and a prolific author of peer-reviewed journal and conference papers
  • Named inventor on eight issued U.S. and European patents

Expert Qualifications

  • Expert witness for plaintiffs and defendants in patent litigation in all of the major venues, including in relation to technologies used by such companies as Blackberry, Hewlett-Packard, Netflix, Nikon, and Sony
  • Submitted declarations in relation to a number of Inter Partes Reviews before the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office’s PTAB
  • Was deposed and testified as an expert witness in a pair of U.S. ITC investigations relating to patented technologies for 3-D virtual models
  • Has submitted expert reports and offered expert opinion with regards to patent validity, patent infringement, and domestic industry as well as provided tutorials at Markman hearings