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Digital Signal Processing, Communications, and Electro-Mechanical Systems Expert

Technical Consultant #2263


Expertise

  • Communications, networking digital signal processing, estimation, adaptive and nonlinear systems, control, mechatronics, electro-mechanical systems, and audio transducer engineering for the world's largest commination companies.
  • Development of new technologies for high-speed transmission over bonded copper line ,and the positioning technologies with customers, partners, and international standards committees.
  • Information technology research, development, operations and administration, in both academia and industry.
  • Electrical vehicle prototypes
  • New sensor technology for accurate vehicle ranging
  • Vectored transmission over copper lines
  • Linear array transducer for audio speakers.
  • Leading advanced technology development teams in both software and hardware.
  • International operations experience, interacting with vendors in China and customers in Japan and Europe.

Expert Witness Experience

  • Civil Litigation case ranging from patent infringement to personal injury cases.

Experience

Undisclosed Company, Principal and Chief Technologist, 2012 - Present

  • Creates a vision of the technology universe of tomorrow and advises start-up and mature companies on new research and development directions and new product strategies helping clients stay competitive in that universe.
  • Evaluates companies and technologies for VC firms and private equity investors.

Technology and IP Consultant, 1995 - Present

Projects

Intellectual Property Consultant, 2003 - Present

  • Assisting technology companies formulate and implement their intellectual property strategy, including internal and competitive technology evaluation, utility and design patent filing and prosecution, and internal policies for protection of intellectual property.

Technology Consultant, 1995 - Present

  • Providing technology companies in a variety of areas, including advanced control design for electro-mechanical systems, physical layer design for next-generation broadband communication systems and optimization of semiconductor fabrication equipment.
  • Worked with advertising agencies on designing technology-oriented television commercials and validating their technical claims.

Actelis Networks, Fremont, CA, 2006 - 2012

Chief Technology Officer, 2007 - 2012

  • Responsible for new technology development, integration of new technology into products, intellectual property strategy and administration, regional and international standards strategy and implementation, evangelism of advanced technology, and technical content of interactions with customers and strategic partners worldwide.
  • Responsible for research and development, including new product development, product maintenance, enhancements to existing products, and advanced technical support.
  • Product Management, including new product requirements, new product introduction, maintenance software and hardware releases, and converting customer inputs into technology and product requirements.

Vice President, Science and Technology, 2006 - 2007

  • Responsible for physical layer (Layer 1) standards and intellectual property strategy of advanced technology, technical content of interactions with customers in North America and strategic partners worldwide.

Technology Consultant, 2006

  • Responsible for Layer 1 standards and intellectual property strategy of advanced technology, technical content of interactions with customers in North America and strategic partners worldwide.

Tymphany Corporation, Cupertino, CA, 2003 - 2005

Intellectual Property Consultant, 2005 - 2008

  • Responsible for formulating and implementing intellectual property strategy, including internal and competitive technology evaluation, and utility and design patent filing and prosecution.

Vice President, Engineering, 2004 - 2005

  • Responsible for engineering leadership and all product development, including the innovative Linear Array Transducer, strategic planning and deployment of engineering resources, technical and applications support for customers in the U.S., Europe, and Japan, and management of vendors in China.
  • Managed all aspects of the corporate intellectual property strategy.

Vice President, Development, 2004 - 2004

  • Responsible for the engineering and product development of a novel audio magnetic suspension transducer technology, including customer technical support.
  • Managed all aspects of the corporate intellectual property strategy.

Vice President, Control Technology, 2004 - 2004

  • Responsible for all aspects of modeling and control for novel sound-generating devices, including design of experiments for device modeling, as well as design and implementation of nonlinear and adaptive control algorithms.
  • Devised and implemented a new corporate intellectual Property strategy and managed all interactions with several law firms that handled different aspects of that strategy.

Technology Consultant, 2003

  • Responsible for the implementation of a new cost-effective hardware/software platform for rapid prototyping and experimental verification of nonlinear control algorithms for audio devices.

Iperasys Inc., Cupertino, CA, Co-Founder and CEO, 2003 - 2006

  • Co-founded a self-funded startup to develop next-generation imaging technology for vehicular surroundings awareness.
  • Corporate and technical management, including corporate setup and legal matters, developing a business plan and a technical development plan, and managing relationships with customers, vendors, and corporate advisors.

Voyan Technology, Santa Clara, CA, President, 2000 - 2003

  • Responsible for re-organizing the company; reducing expenses; and bringing the company's next-generation wireline communications technology to market through an acquisition or strategic investment.
  • Established new relationships and managed existing relationships with potential partners and acquirers.

Chief Scientist, Control, 2000 - 2002

  • Responsible for scientific innovation, resolution of major algorithmic and technical issues, marketing support in customer interactions, strengthening of intellectual property position, planning and implementation of standards strategy.
  • Extensive interaction with customers in Japan.

Acting Director of Engineering, 1992 - 2000

  • Responsible for technical management (scientific and technical leadership, schedule planning and execution, resource allocation, and establishment of success criteria) of two software products: one for operations management of DSL networks, the other for modeling and optimization of semiconductor manufacturing processes.

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), EE Dept., Professor, 1992 - 2000

  • Conducted academic research on adaptive and nonlinear control theory; directed four sponsored research projects on automated heavy-duty vehicles, reliable ranging sensors for driver-assist systems, and advanced control systems for electric vehicles.
  • Authored and published research papers in scientific and technical journals; supervised Ph.D and M.S. students; taught a graduate course on stochastic processes.

Vice Chair for Computer Systems, 1998 - 1999

  • Designed, implemented, and managed the Department's transition from an internal network administration and computer support structure to an outsourcing contract for hardware, software and network support contract with the School of Engineering's SEASnet computing facility.

Chairman, Control Systems, Major Field, 1997 - 1999

  • Managed dynamics and control course offerings and teaching assignments within the Electrical Engineering Department; coordinated control course offerings .
  • Teaching assignments across the School of Engineering, in cooperation with the Chemical Engineering Department and the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department; organized and supervised Ph.D. qualifying examinations.

Associate Professor, 1997 - 1999

  • Conducted academic research on adaptive and nonlinear control theory, directed three sponsored research projects on automated heavy-duty vehicles, reliable ranging sensors for driver-assist systems, and advanced control systems for electric vehicles.
  • Authored and published research papers in scientific and technical journals.
  • Designed and built a prototype all-electric vehicle with drive-by-wire, brake-by-wire, steer-by-wire, and active suspension; supervised Ph.D. and M.S. students.
  • Taught graduate and undergraduate courses on linear systems, nonlinear systems, nonlinear control, and probability.

Assistant Professor, 1992 - 1997

  • Conducted academic research on adaptive and nonlinear control theory.
  • Directed two sponsored research projects on automated heavy-duty vehicles.
  • Authored and published research papers in scientific and technical journals, as well as a book on adaptive and nonlinear control design.
  • Supervised Ph.D. and M.S. students; taught graduate and undergraduate courses on linear systems, nonlinear systems, nonlinear control, adaptive control, and probability.

National Technical University of Athens, Greece, ECE Department, Assoc. Professor, 1998 - 1999

  • Conducted academic research on adaptive and nonlinear control theory; taught a graduate course on nonlinear control and an undergraduate course on discrete-time control systems.

University of California, Santa Barbara, CA, ECE Dept., Asst. Research Engineer, 1991 - 1992

  • Conducted academic research on adaptive and nonlinear control theory.
  • Lecturer, Department of Mechanical and Environmental Engineering ,taught a graduate course on nonlinear systems.
  • Lecturer, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, taught a graduate course on linear and nonlinear optimization.

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, ECE Dept., Research Assistant, 1987 - 1991

  • Coordinated Science Laboratory.
  • Conducted academic research on adaptive and nonlinear control theory.
  • Teaching Assistant taught graduate course on adaptive control.

Honors & Publications


Languages

  • English, German, and Greek

Awards

  • Recipient of multiple awards in the field of control theory and engineering.

Publications and Patents

  • Author or co-author of one book, 6 book chapters, 24 articles in refereed technical journals, 60 papers in technical conferences, workshops, 22 contributions to international telecommunications and standards.
  • Inventor and Co-inventor of over nineteen (19) issued patents and published patent applications.

Education

  • Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL
  • M.S. Electrical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL
  • B.S. Electrical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
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