Wireless Product Design Expert for Medical Devices, Automotive and Wireless Systems and EMI/CCD Device Immunity

Technical Consultant #1507


Expertise

  • Electromagnetic technology, field wave propagation and device immunity and electromagnetic wave shielding.
  • Product design in automotive, terrestrial broadcasting and consumer electronics.
  • Wireless RF/microwave transmitter and receiver design for digital TV broadcasting.
  • Hybrid data encoders and decoders.
  • Software radio system architecture and modular design.
  • EMC and EMI, (electromagnetic capability and electromagnetic interference) analysis, immunity and RF radiation testing with field propagation analysis.
  • RF/Microwave 0 to 12GHz circuitry design.
  • Broadcast and automotive antenna design: rod, slot, patch, and micro strip.
  • Wireless transceivers and data communication links.
  • Embedded firmware and software for integrated microcontrollers.
  • Automotive EMC and environmental product qualification, IMDS, PPAP.
  • Automated smart metering and energy compliant products and networks design.
  • Medical product design for ISO13485, FCC, FDA, UL, CMDR, CE marking.
  • Electrical CAD and circuit simulation design.
  • FPGA synthesis tools, DSP code studios and embedded C compilers.
  • High speed circuit board, RF, microwave and low noise layout design.
  • USPTO Patent filing and patent prosecution.

Experience

Independent Product and Design Consultant, 2004 - Present

Automotive turnkey product design of multimedia, RF and antenna products.

  • Rod and dipole antennas and amplifiers for VHF and UHF.
  • Microstrip antennas and amplifiers for L, S and C bands.
  • AM/FM rod and glass antennas and amplifier products.
  • Design and validation of automotive CAN/MOST compliant products.
  • Media players and authentication devices.
  • Surveillance video imaging encoding and decoding.
  • EMC/EMI studies and compliance, test plans and corrective actions.

Design of advanced industrial and smart metering devices with remote reading.

  • Low power, low cost meter and microcontroller design.
  • Advanced wireless interface design.
  • HF antenna design and simulation with field wave propagation analyses.
  • Analog low noise and low power circuitry design.
  • Advanced power supply design for backup and portability.
  • Certification testing for ANSI, FCC, PTCRB.

Medical imaging, audio, video and wireless multimedia products.

  • CCD and CMOS imaging sensor design lead.
  • Direct X-ray detection and scintillation transducer.
  • Analog low noise optical front end and low power circuitry design.
  • Medical product certification according FDA, CMDR and CE.

Cygnus Technologies, LLC, Vice President Engineering, Scottsdale, AZ, 2002 - 2004

  • Hands-on engineering for the design of dental video cameras and x-ray sensor medical device products.
  • Dental x-ray sensor compliant to 802.11b (WiFi) data network.
  • Video cameras; design of wired and wireless video camera for medical imaging.
  • Medical product certification and full safety compliance according FDA and CE.
  • DICOM standard compliance.

DOTCAST Inc., Director of RF development, Scottsdale, AZ, 2000 - 2002

  • Led a design engineering team for the development of VHF/UHF video/data transmitter and receiver system known as "MovieBeam."
  • Prototype to product development activities for high volume of manufacturing.
  • Developing of data encoders and modulators for TV broadcasting transmitters.
  • Obtaining FCC certification for modified channel spectrum performance.

EnCamera Sciences Corp., Director of Engineering, Scottsdale, AZ, 1999 - 2000

  • Led a team of engineers for development of hybrid digital data TV transmitter and receiver systems, including system level simulations and architecture design.
  • Design of communication subsystems, oscillators, amplifiers and PLL.
  • System level RF simulations, analog and digital PCB Layout design.
  • Wrote RF test and measurement procedures for component and system test.

Technical University, Sofia, Bulgaria, 1998 - 1999

University Assistant Professor

  • Lecturing in communication equipment design and manufacturing.
  • Research and design of ISM and UHF band RF/Microwave antennas and devices.
  • Analytical component and system level design, testing, EOL component training.
  • Product reliability studies in various aspects of RF/Microwave implementation.
  • Consulting in industrial automated measurement and data acquisition.

RF/Microwave Research Engineer, 1995 - 1998

  • RF / EMC engineer developed algorithms for field analyses.
  • Designed RF modules.
  • Lecturing RF propagation and antennas.

Honors & Publications

Academic and Professional Affiliations

  • Received REALITY Five-Star Quality Award for Video Cameras
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, IEEE
  • Antenna and Propagation Society, APS
  • EMC Society, EMCS
  • Signal Processing Society, SPS
  • Circuits and Systems Society, CSS
  • Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS
  • Standard Association, SA

Education

Ph.D. EE, Technical University of Sofia

MBA Technical University of Sofia

M.S. EE, Technical University of Sofia

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