Expert 508692 - NY


Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years of experience in the fields of Design and Ergonomics with expertise as a Product Designer. I have developed successful products and electronic interfaces in a variety of categories for companies worldwide, ranging from the automotive industry to consumer and medical products. My work in design and ergonomics has led to a number of innovations, not just in the products produced, but also in the methods by which design is approached. I hold more than 50 patents in a variety of product categories. I have over 20 years of expert witness experience.

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Relevant Experiences

I have been a design consultant for more than 35 years. I hold an undergraduate degree in Industrial Design and a Masters and Ph.D. in Ergonomics and Biomechanics. With that background I have developed products that range from kitchen tools (design to be used by a wide range of consumers) to surgical equipment, consumer electronics – as a consultant working with many companies, a wide range of products. Many of these projects require a thorough understanding of the mechanics of the hand, to both improve performance and to prevent injury. My Ph.D. dissertation focused on automobiles, the reach capabilities of younger and older drivers. In addition to my consulting work I also lecture frequently, and run classes and workshops on ergonomics and biomechanics for students and for professionals.


Education

Degree Subject Institution
Ph.D. Ergonomics and Biomechanics New York University
M.A. Ergonomics and Biomechanics New York University
B.I.D. Industrial Design Syracuse University

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