Consultant on wireless communications and machine learning with two decades of industry experience and academic research.  Has significant expertise in wireless protocols and standards, including all generations of the IEEE 802.11 “WiFi” standard and GSM, LTE, and 5GNR mobile cellular standards.  Also experienced with Bluetooth and Zigbee.

Formal Education

  • Ph.D. in Electrical & Computer Engineering, Univ. of Texas Austin
  • M.S. in Electrical & Computer Engineering, Univ. of Texas Austin
  • B.S. in Mathematics and Electrical Engineering, Penn State Univ.

Career Highlights

  • Co-created a high-performance (Gbps) end-to-end 5G wireless technology product line based on high-dimension digital beamforming and subsectors
  • Led and participated in trials of 5G millimeter-wave technology in North America and Europe for Tier 1 and Tier 2 operators
  • Developed, demonstrated, and patented a novel WiFi-based forward-collision detection technology
  • Led engineering teams that built fielded wireless communication transceivers, including for: IEEE 802.11ac 2x2 MIMO for WLAN in 2.4/5 GHz bands; IEEE 802.11n 4x4 MIMO mobile ad-hoc networking in military UHF bands; proprietary 2x2 MIMO for emergency military communication in HF bands; and JTRS wideband networking waveform for mobile ad-hoc networking in military UHF bands
  • Architected the physical layer of an IEEE 802.11n multiple antenna MANET prototype, performed experiments on the delay of limited feedback in beamforming systems, and built network adaptation protocols that leveraged data mining and machine learning algorithms to optimize network throughput in real time using channel state info
  • Named inventor on ten issued U.S. patents for novel methods and systems of communications
  • Co-author of a book on millimeter-wave wireless communications 

Expert Qualifications

  • Deposed as an expert witness in intellectual property litigation regarding wireless communications technologies
  • Conducted evaluations of patent portfolios
  • Performed source code reviews in infringement analyses