Computer Science Expert Witnesses

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Computer science expert witness candidates typically have extensive experience in  software engineering, software development, electrical engineering, information technology, and/or as a computer forensic expert. A computer science expert witness needs to not only have substantive expertise, but must also possess the ability to explain electronic evidence and technology to a judge and jury. In a high-profile case, or litigation involving a significant financial stake, the legal team may request a computer scientist with prior expert witness testimony experience.

The field of computer science studies computers and computational systems. Computer science sub-fields include artificial intelligence, computer systems and networks, security, database systems, programming languages, software engineering, bioinformatics and theory of computing. Court cases requiring computer science expert witness services can involve intellectual property litigation, such as software copyright, patent infringement, or trade secret disputes. A criminal investigation involving fraud or electronic discovery data can call for a computer forensics expert. Litigation support by a computer engineering expert could include forensic analysis, reverse engineering, expert report preparation, expert opinion, depositions, and jury trial testimony. In addition, a law firm may request a software engineer or programmer for pre-litigation consulting work. Cahn Litigation Services is frequently called upon by attorney clients to locate experts that can support matters requiring computer science experts. Whether the case involves:

the firm has the experience required to turn a search around quickly and provide qualified candidates that mirror the specifications set by the law firm. Sourcing software experts and other technology experts for computer patent litigation is a particular area of expertise at Cahn Litigation Services.

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The below expert witness bios represent a small fraction of those Computer Science experts known by Cahn Litigation Services. These bios are provided to give attorneys a sense of the Computer Science landscape.


Expert Witness #251608

This expert received a B.A. in Mathematics and Computer Science, an M.A. in Computer Science, and a Ph.D. in Computer Science. This expert served as Chair of the Computer Science Department and is currently Full Professor of Computer Science and member of the university's Center for Complex Systems. This expert's research interests include computer algorithms, communications and internet related computing, data compression and archiving (including text, images, video, and multi-media), storage and processing of large data sets, image retrieval, object recognition, text, image, and video processing, parallel computing, machine learning. This expert has obtained U.S. patents, does computing technology consulting, and is widely published in the areas of data compression and content recognition. This expert has extensive prior litigation experience having served as a testifier (at deposition and/or trial) in several high-profile patent matters.


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Expert Witness #255343

This expert is an Associate Professor of Information Science and an affiliate member of Computer Science at a University. This expert's research interests include studies of interactive information retrieval/seeking, especially those involving social and collaborative aspects. This expert studies social media and data generated by wearable devices as kinds of signals that can help us understand and impact human behaviors. This expert teaches in Information Science and Data Science programs (at undergraduate and graduate levels), and this expert's research falls under and uniquely connects Computer Science, Data Science, and Information Science.

This expert received a PhD in Information Science, an MTech, Computer Science & Engineering, and an MS, Computer Science. This expert has published and talked extensively on topics related to social and collaborative information seeking, interactive information retrieval, and social media. This expert has served as a consultant to an international organization on various Data Science projects involving social and political issues, peacekeeping, climate change, and energy.

This expert is interested in various aspects of information seeking/retrieval, in personal, group, and social contexts. In addition to looking at information being generated and shared in online environments as a part of Information Science, this expert investigates ways to collect and transform data to meaningful information under the broad label of Data Science. This involves Big Data analytics, mobile and sensor-based data collection, and data mining and machine learning techniques. Finally, this expert is interested in investigating how data, information, and knowledge influences people's, organizations', and communities' behaviors as a part of what this expert refers to as Decision Science. This expert tries to keep a balance between studying systems and users, designing algorithms and theories, and building tools and conducting user studies.


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Expert Witness #261301

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.


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Expert Witness #253100

Corrective Imaging Technologies Expert

This expert holds a PhD in Computer Science and serves as Associate Professor of Computer Science. This expert's research is primarily in the areas of computer graphics and image processing but overlaps with computer vision and visualization while also having strong multi-disciplinary collaborations outside of computer science.

This expert also serves as CEO and develops the company's corrective imaging technology that helps a person with visual impairments to see electronic images or text properly. It allows people to see digital content with increased sharpness on displays like tablets, smartphones and laptops without the need for corrective eyewear.

This expert's prior work in image processing has included designing new cameras, developing camera calibration algorithms, new image processing algorithms for improving focus, and bettering image-based 3D reconstruction. This expert has multiple publications in this area and has also published user interface related papers for synthetic displays, virtual reality, and augmented reality. Further, this expert is familiar with the autofocus method and user interface in digital SLR cameras as well as in smartphones.   

This expert has membership in more than 65 program committees including all of the leading conferences in the field, several on-going international multi-disciplinary collaborations (i.e., with experts in computer science, photogrammetry, urban planning, architecture, meteorology, atmospheric sciences, earth sciences, traffic engineering, and more), invited national and international talks and presentations, funding support from multiple entities, and technology transfer (e.g., roles in several startups and multiple patents).

This expert has previous experience as an expert for litigation, including report writing, depositions, and in-court testimony.


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Expert Witness #259700

This expert holds a PhD in Computer Science, serves as an Associate Professor for a College of Information Systems as well as director of a Human-Computer Interaction Lab. Specializing in web, privacy and social media, this expert's work began professionally as a web designer. This expert started a web design company that built commercial websites. Since moving to academia, this expert has taught web design and web programming and written a textbook on web design.

This expert's work spans many areas, but core research interests are in understanding how people use social media to improve the way they interact with information. This expert approaches this from a computer science perspective and this expert's general research hits social networks, trust, web science, artificial intelligence, and human-computer interaction. This expert has done a lot of work looking at how to infer information about people (like personality and political preferences) and their relationships (like trust) from social media. This expert also works on usable security, bringing HCI to the design of security and privacy systems.

Areas of Expertise include:

-  Social Media
-  Social Networks
-  Information Organization
-  Web Sciences
-  Recommender Systems
-  Code analysis and review
-  Semantic Web and Big Data
-  Human-Computer Interaction
-  Online Privacy

This expert has extensive experience as an expert witness analyzing intellectual property issues, including patent validity and infringement and prior art. This expert has work as a technical expert, both pre-trial and in trial, on the workings of most major social media systems and recommender systems as well as the history and development of the web, web science, social networks, and social media.


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Expert Witness #214489

This expert is the President and Founder of a preeminent real time trading technologies company. This expert's firm specializes in fast-moving "real-time" financial markets and performing calculations related to them. Since its founding, this expert's firm has had many consulting clients globally including several regulatory bodies, major broker-dealers, large and medium sized banks as well as hedge funds. This expert has also been requested as a specialized expert witness in complex court cases involving real time trading systems, derivatives, structured products, hedge funds and risk management. This expert has given three-day seminars on energy markets to some of the leading power companies in the world. This expert has a PhD in Computer Science and is very well suited to explaining complex software and mathematical issues to lay people.

Among this expert's software products are:

- A real time prediction engine. The Server Program retrieves market data and, in real time, issues predictions to the Client Application(s).

- An iPhone application developed in conjunction with an Options Exchange to be used to retrieve real time options information, calculate and display theoretical prices and hedging parameters.

This expert was a lecturer Master of Science in Financial Mathematics program, Mathematics Department, and has taught numerous courses, seminars, lectures, and talks at various banks, regulatory bodies, and professional seminars around the world on a variety of topics. These presentations are known for combining cutting edge analytics with real world applications and intuitive examples with minimal math. This expert earned a B.Sc. in Mathematics and Computer Science, an M.Sc. in Computer Science and a Ph.D. in Computer Science. This expert completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the Computer Science Department.

This expert is frequently interviewed by the press from around the world.


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Expert Witness #263116

This expert is internationally recognized as a leading expert in the area of electronic balloting and vote tabulation. For many years, this expert has observed elections as a scientist, expert witness, poll-worker and committee person in numerous U.S. States. This expert has been qualified by trial judges as an expert witness in computer science, computer and digital forensics, computer security, computer graphics, electronic voting and tabulation systems.

In addition to a Ph.D., this expert holds various degrees in engineering and computer science. This expert is a senior life member of the Association for Computing Machinery, a member of the ACM/IEEE Computer Society, and a senior member of the IEEE.

This expert has provided testimony to the United States House Committee on Science, Space and Technology; the Federal Election Commission; the United States Commission on Civil Rights; the National Institute of Standards and Technology; and the Cabinet of the United Kingdom.


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Expert Witness #248784

This expert serves as Director of the Advanced Computer Engineering Laboratory at a prestigious university, and is engaged in solving problems related to high-performance and low-power computing systems with focus on VLSI chip engineering. This expert specializes in high-speed digital circuits as well as low-power design, low-power digital circuit libraries and optimal relationship between computational energy and speed. This expert's broader expertise is also in Computer Arithmetic, Media Signal Processing, Cryptography and System Architecture. This expert is a Professor Emeritus and has held Visiting Professor positions several universities. This expert obtained Ph.D. and MSc degrees in Computer Science and a Dipl. Ing. (MScEE) degree in electronics and telecommunications. This expert worked on development of early RISC and super-scalar RISC processors, and holds several patents on the subject. This expert's engagements include positions with many technology leaders. This expert's interest is in VLSI systems, fast circuits, low-power design and efficient implementations of computer arithmetic. This expert's work has been applied in several leading processors. This expert holds 15 USA and 7 International patents and 5 others pending. This expert has published over 170 papers in the areas of circuits and technology, computer arithmetic and computer architecture, written three books and a dozen book chapters and one edited book in high-performance system design. This expert is a Fellow of IEEE and a member of the American Association for Advancement of Science and the American Association of the University Professors.


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Expert Witness #244401

This expert is an internationally-recognized expert in the area of storage systems, having led the design and implementation of many state-of-the-art storage systems. This expert has served on peer-review committees for premier publication venues covering all aspects of storage system research, including systems that provide redundant remote access to remote data and metadata, take snapshots for the purpose of backups, and enforced security policy for access storage. This expert has served as an expert witness in a case involving deduplication technologies in highly virtualized storage systems. 

This expert is a Professor, Department of Computer Science & Engineering. This expert holds PhD and MS degrees in Computer Science & Engineering, holds a BS in Computer Science & Mathematics, and is a named inventor on two US Patents.


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Expert Witness #209538

This expert holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science. This expert is a Chair in Computer Science and Information Processing and previously served as the Chair of the Department of Computer Science at a prestigious university. This expert is also Professor of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Biomathematics in the school's Medical Center. In addition to academic positions, this expert is the Chief Scientific Officer for a health records company.

This expert's research interests focus on scalable information retrieval systems spanning search and retrieval and communications issues in multiple domains. This expert frequently consults for industry and government and for key intellectual property litigation; this expert's systems are deployed in commercial and governmental production environments worldwide. This expert is a Fellow of the AAAS, ACM, IEEE and NAI.

This expert has extensive prior litigation experience including dozens of depositions and multiple occasions of courtroom testimony.


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