Distinguished professor of electrical and computer engineering with more than sixty years of experience in engineering R&D, product development, and systems engineering.  Has significant expertise and research interest in high-speed wireless data networking, system and network security, geolocation, real-time digital signal processing, software-defined radio, and broadband powerline communications. 

Formal Education

  • M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology
  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology

Career Highlights

  • Independent consultant in areas ranging from wireless networking and telecommunications to security, software, computing, and web design to clients including health care facilities, major telecommunications providers, a major component manufacturing company, and start-up hardware and concept development companies
  • Research interests include technologies for geolocation, wireless communications, and broadband powerline (BPL)
  • Consultant to Lockheed for advanced military radar systems
  • As an engineer at AT&T Bell Labs, performed system design, digital hardware design, and simulation of wide area (X.25) data communications networks and high-speed data transmission for voiceband modems and also applied research and product development for speech recognition and speaker verification systems
  • Early in his career, designed, developed, and tested software and digital electronics for portable satellite terminals for use by the U.S. White House as well as the world’s first implementation of a 2400bps Linear Predictive Coder (LPC) secure speech transmission system
  • Named inventor on more than forty issued U.S. and international patents, in areas ranging from cryptography to speech processing

Expert Qualifications

  • Has been retained as expert by both plaintiffs and defendants in patent litigations relating to technologies used by such companies as Apple, Broadcom, Cisco, Ericsson, IBM, Kodak, Mercedes-Benz, Microsoft, Motorola, Neo Wireless, Nokia, Renesas, Roku, Sony, and Square
  • On behalf of Marvell Semiconductor, was deposed and testified as an expert in IEEE 802.11 WiFi physical-level network technology in a licensing dispute before the American Arbitration Association (AAA)
  • Testifying expert in over two dozen Inter Partes Reviews (IPR) before the PTAB of the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO), including in relation to technologies for speech processing and location services