Stanford-educated professor of electrical engineering and computer science whose career in industry began at AT&T Bell Laboratories. Has specialized expertise in cyber-physical systems, embedded computers, IoT technologies, computer vision, and design of semiconductors and other electronics.

Formal Education

  • Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Stanford University
  • M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Stanford University
  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Stanford Universityin

Career Highlights

  • At AT&T Bell Labs, conducted early research in computer-aided design of digital systems, including auto-layout and registertransfer synthesis
  • Later developed and licensed smart camera technology for surveillance and industrial applications
  • Awarded fellow by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • A prolific author of technical books, peer-reviewed journal papers, and magazine articles relating to electronics and software design
  • Named inventor on nine issued U.S. patents including several relating to novel systems and methods of use in computer vision systems
  • Taught courses in chip design, embedded systems, hardwaresoftware architecture, computer-aided design, and digital video

Expert Qualifications

  • Consulted and testified in several U.S. District Court litigations alleging patent infringements among major players in the field of electronic design automation (EDA) software
  • Testifying expert in a trade secrets case before U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York that related to technologies for subway braking mechanisms
  • Expert in multiple U.S. ITC investigations, including one resulting in a late 1990s permanent injunction—in favor of her client—against the import of certain hardware logic emulation systems