Professor of mechanical and electrical and computer engineering with over two decades of industry and academic experience in automation, mechatronics, and robotic system design.

Formal Education

  • Ph.D. in Robotics Mechatronics and Automation Engineering, University of Toronto
  • M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Toronto
  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Technion Israel Institute of Technology

Career Highlights

  • Founder and director of two University research laboratories specializing in robotics and mechatronics
  • As a mechanical engineer at GE Medical Systems, performed design, development, and integration of mechanisms and mechatronic/robotic systems for medical imaging systems (CT, PET, MRI)
  • Led university research projects relating to robotics for a range of applications, including precision healthcare technologies and self-driving modular AI-based robots
  • Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  • Named inventor on over half a dozen issued U.S. patents for novel technologies in robotics and motion tracking systems

Expert Qualifications

  • Retained as expert by both plaintiffs and defendants in litigations relating to technologies used by such companies as Stryker, Ferno-Washington, Caspa Solutions, Howard Industries, L&L Candle Company, Sotera Tschetter, Sterno Products, Graco, McLeod Software, DFI Corp., Norcan Fluid Power, Sauer Danfoss, Umano Medical, Wagner Spray Tech, and others
  • Deposed as a testifying expert in cases before the U.S. ITC, PTAB of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and U.S. District Courts