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The below expert witness bios represent a small fraction of those Computer Aided Design experts known by Cahn Litigation Services. These bios are provided to give attorneys a sense of the Computer Aided Design landscape.
This expert is a senior figure in computer graphics with many years of experience. The fundamental clipping algorithm appears in most computer graphics textbooks. This expert wrote a book on spline curve and surface representations used in geometric modeling algorithms in computer graphics. This expert has written about 200 technical research papers in the field, many of them about different aspects and kinds of rendering, lighting, shading, ray-tracing, etc.
In addition to extensive research expertise, this expert is a renowned teacher, having been a Presidential Chair Fellow not just once, but two times. This expert is one of only a few computer science faculty who teaches a course whose subject matter is actually about how to teach. These teaching skills are useful in testifying since this expert is adept at being able to explain complex concepts in a simple, easy-to-understand fashion.
This expert is not only a patent holder, but has actually written a patent without the aid of an attorney which was allowed and issued by the USPTO. Thus, this expert is well-versed in the concepts of intellectual property, patent validity, claim construction, etc. This expert’s patent work included opining and being deposed regarding a patent case being heard by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's Patent Trial and Appeal Board ("PTAB”).
This expert is Professor of a Graduate School with faculty affiliations in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS), Optometry, Vision Science, Bioengineering, Institute of Design, Center for New Media, Arts Research Center, and Canadian Studies Program.
This expert is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry (F.A.A.O.), a Presidential Chair Fellow, a Faculty Fellow in Engineering Ethics and Professional/Social Responsibility, and an ACM Distinguished Speaker.
This expert has published about 180 technical articles and has been a speaker at many international conferences.
This expert’s research interests include computational aesthetics, computational photography, methods for the design and fabrication of contact lenses, computer methods for optometry and ophthalmology, image synthesis, spline curve/surface representations, computer aided geometric design and modeling, CAD/CAM/CIM, interactive and realistic three-dimensional computer graphics, visualization in scientific computing, computer aided cornea modeling and visualization, videokeratography techniques, corneal topographic mapping, medical imaging, virtual environments for surgical simulation, and display technology.
This expert holds a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. This expert is a professor, and also serves as founder and Science Chief for a technologies consultancy providing expert witness services. This expert’s focus centers around Auto-ID, RFID and associated retail supply chain applications. This expert led the development of multiple RFID protocols. This expert is well-published and a frequent presenter at industry and academic conferences. Among this expert’s publications are several papers on RTLS and the use of RFID within supply chains. This expert has over 80 peer reviewed publications and 8 issued patents in RFID, RFID applications, security, embedded computing, and computer-aided design.
This expert holds a PhD and MS in Electrical Engineering, and presently serves as Professor of Electrical Engineering at a State University. For many years, this expert has taught a year-long sequence of graduate level classes in System-on-Chip design. Further, this expert's career has been spent as a professor doing research on VLSI design, both analog and digital, including SoC design. This expert has designed SoCs, fabricated them, and published the results. This expert's research interests center primarily on the design and computer-aided design of digital and analog integrated circuits. Ongoing projects include: optimal gate size and threshold voltage selection for absolute leakage and/or dynamic power minimization subject to a frequency constraint; fast, accurate simulation-based timing analysis; more accurate power estimation for digital circuits; ultra low power time-to-digital conversion; resilient logic and memory for truly sub-threshold operation; for example, highly reliable, very low area overhead asynchronous logic design operating at sub-threshold voltages. Also, the design of secure ICs that cannot be reverse engineered and reverse engineering PCBs that are damaged and/or discarded. This expert has extensive prior litigation experience including deposition and testimony.
This expert is an internationally recognized expert in the field of Mechanical Power Transmission design, test, manufacture, and failure analysis. This expert is Founder and Chief Engineer of a highly successful Mechanical Power Transmission consulting company. This expert leads a team of highly skilled and experienced Senior Engineers including metallurgists, gear and bearing and drive specialists. This expert also has a full-service forensic laboratory for gear system failure investigation.
This expert and team have an extensive gear/bearing system background which spans both high and low speed, heavily loaded, extremely critical gear systems for a variety of applications ranging from helicopters to space craft and from mine to mill. This includes complete design, manufacturing and quality control support for geared systems of all types and sizes as well as gear/bearing system failure analyses and root cause determination.
Prior to establishing a consultancy, this expert spent decades with an aircraft manufacturer's Helicopter Division and retired as Senior Technical Fellow - Gear Technology. This expert specialized in applied mathematics, kinematics, analytical gear system design and synthesis, finite element analysis, and computer programming. This expert was also responsible for the continued development and operation of the company's computer aided gear design systems as well as many related computer programs, including a complete Gear Finite Element Method Analysis System.
This expert is an active participant in the American Helicopter Society (AHS), American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE), the American Gear Manufacturers Association (AGMA), and the Association of Iron and Steel Engineers (AISE).
This expert has provided consulting services in field failure analysis and patent and trade secret litigation by detailing the State-of-the-Art in mechanical power transmission systems and interpreting technical information for the legal staff. This expert has also served as an expert witness in Federal Court.
This expert is a vehicle engineer with many years’ experience and has worked directly for automotive manufacturers and tier 1 automotive parts suppliers. This expert provides investigations, reports, and testimony toward the resolution of litigation. In the course of casework, this expert commonly investigates matters involving vehicle design defects.
As a vehicle engineer, this expert was involved in computer aided design, physical testing and data analysis for durability and performance; this expert specialized in noise and vibration engineering. In this role he was responsible for designing vehicle systems, identifying, diagnosing, and remediating noise and vibration throughout entire vehicles. This process involved this expert in the design and engineering of nearly every aspect of the vehicle, from bumpers and occupant protection structures, to engine, drivetrain, and suspension components, and vehicle electronic systems.
This expert has also worked with mastic on numerous component part applications such as various body components and the evaporator housing. The primary purpose of mastic is sound dampening of a surface through viscoelastic vibration. In-process component part inspection and end-of-line testing was this expert’s primary role at a powertrain company, in the quality department, working the aluminum housing transmissions and transfer cases. Statistical Process Checks (SPC) were performed daily.
This expert is a degreed Mechanical Engineer as well as a Certified Inspection Mechanic. This expert is a member of the Society of Automotive Engineers and has firsthand experience with the quality assurance programs utilized by the auto industry including Six Sigma, Shainin, Taguchi and Root Cause.
This expert holds an M.A.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees, both in electrical engineering. This expert's research interests include conformal antennas, reconfigurable antennas, broadband structural load bearing antennas, metamaterials and metasurfaces, aircraft antennas and their coupling reduction, MIMO antennas, and wireless power transfer and wireless sensors. This expert's specific research interests are in the fields of: new active device (MEMS, GAN devices, varactors, VO2) integration with antennas and phase shifting structures; novel materials (structural composites, fabrics, liquid metal) and their exploitation to design antennas, DC bias networks, and power supply routes; 3D printing of metamaterials for antennas as well as radomes; RF heating or energy focusing using both low and high frequency techniques; the application of magnetic materials into RF structures for antennas, co-site interference reduction, and metamaterials; beamforming/MIMO in the handheld and base stations for 5G and beyond. This expert is the author/coauthor of over 160 publications and 8 US patents.