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This expert has designed and analyzed the microelectronics and software for systems managing media remotely and performing music downloads for many years and is an award winning inventor for innovative digital audio engineering design and valuable contributions to the advancement of audio engineering. This expert has been involved with the technologies behind the remotely-managed media and uploaded and downloaded music files. This expert has designed cable TV multiprocessing systems for managing media remotely and performing music downloads. Most of the microelectronics circuits this expert has designed at the transistor/resistor/capacitor and chip level involved amplifying signals, controlling impedance and output speed characteristics, and included the design of timing circuits, level converters and latching digital signals. While on the Editorial Board of a renowned publication for electronics engineers, this expert analyzed the internal design of memory chips (including memory bit cell arrays) and state-of-the-art integrated circuits for processing and storing media. This expert has worked on the engineering design of audio signal processors and memory systems, including emitter-coupled design with controlled impedance, as well as user interface design for content selection and control. Further, this expert has designed user interfaces for media content selection and control. This expert also has designed and developed processors and memory systems as well as high fidelity digital-to-audio and audio-to-digital conversion circuitry, included timing circuits, impedance control, level control, signal amplification, latches and memory design. This expert has worked on the engineering design of a multiprocessor media server. This expert has analyzed hundreds of patents and has researched, reverse engineered and analyzed microelectronics and software.
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.
This expert brings to the table many years of experience in the industry, in both business management and engineering. This expert holds fourteen patents, has authored several technical publications, and holds Bachelor's and Master's degrees from a prominent engineering school. This expert is both a seasoned high tech executive and a prolific individual innovator. Specializing in real time embedded systems, digital signal processing (DSP), sensor data acquisition, and data communication, wired, RF and cellular, this expert's strength is a multi-disciplinary, system-oriented view, which ties such elements together in the best way possible. This expert's clients' market focus is typically manufacturing automation, data acquisition systems, SCADA, robotics, and machine-to-machine communications. Typical examples of projects include:
From unique data communications systems to factory automation, this expert's solutions help clients reduce time-to-market and development costs, improve the R&D process, and use new technology to their best advantage. This expert has limited prior litigation experience and has not yet had the opportunity to testify.
This expert holds B.S., M.S. and Ph. D. degrees in Electrical Engineering. This expert has worked on the design of bipolar differential amplifiers, as well as in the areas of custom IC design, software compatible gate array design, one- and two-dimensional device modeling, circuit modeling, and double level metal process development. This expert was Manager of a Signal Processing Design and Test Department, responsible for the design and test of high performance VLSI/VHSIC CMOS and BIMOS digital and analog ICs, the development of supporting design and test methodologies and CAD tools, functional and parametric test, and the development of high performance and high resolution DSP and oversampled systems.
This expert is a Distinguished Professor and Director of the High Performance VLSI/IC Design and Analysis Laboratory at a major university. This expert’s current research and teaching interests include:
On-Chip Interconnect, Power, and Substrate Coupling Noise
High Performance Digital and Analog Integrated Circuit Design
Three-Dimensional Integrated Design Methodologies, Algorithms, and Test Circuits
Circuits, Models, and Architectures Based on Emerging Technologies
Efficient Power Delivery for Highly Complex Integrated Systems
High Performance Clock Distribution Networks
This expert has authored twelve book chapters and many papers in the fields of high speed and low power CMOS design techniques, interconnect and substrate noise, pipelining and retiming, three-dimensional integration, and the theory and application of power and synchronous clock distribution networks. This expert has also authored or edited sixteen books. This expert is a Fellow of the IEEE, an editor of the Journal of Circuits, Systems and Computers, a Member of Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing, Microelectronics Journal, Journal of Low Power Electronics, and Journal of VLSI Signal Processing, and a Member of the technical program committee of a number of conferences.
This expert holds a PhD in Electrical Engineering and is a Licensed Professional Electrical Engineer with particular expertise in Mixed-Signal Integrated Circuits. This expert’s experience and skills bridge the gap between the methodologies used by the digital, analog and radio frequency circuit design teams. This expert specializes in integrated circuits (silicon chips) used for signal-processing which:
Detect signals from a sensor (e.g. antenna, microphone, pixel, thermocouple and so forth)
Amplify, filter, then convert the signal to the digital domain
Perform further processing in the digital domain
Convert the result back to the analog domain for further processing, and/or
Deliver the final output to an actuator
Examples of these systems are
Telephones, mobile phones and cell phones
Data recording and retrieving systems for magnetic media such as disk drives or magnetic tape
Radio transmitters/receivers and their building blocks such as low noise amplifiers, filters, automatic gain control and frequency mixers (down-converters, up-converters)
Audio recording/reproduction systems
Heat, ventilation and air conditioning controllers
Data transmitting/receiving systems such as serializer/de-serializers (SERDES)
Behavioral modeling of analog/mixed-signal circuits using Verilog-AMS, VHDL-AMS or MATLAB/Simulink, emphasizing multiple model views targeted towards
Specific verification requirements
High-speed verification using real-value modeling techniques
System-level design exploration
Executable design specs
Synthesizable block diagrams using MATLAB/Simulink/HDL-Coder
Expert Witness in the areas of Mixed Signal ICs, Patents, Patent Infringement, Patent Litigation, Intellectual Property (IP), Electro-mechanical system forensic investigations.