Expert 522439 - CO

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years experience in Semiconductor Technology. I have most recently worked in Intellectual Property and Patent Asset Management, Licensing, Litigation and Technology Transfer Industries. My expertise involves: semiconductor devices, processes and systems, consumer electronics, photonics and opto-electronic devices, MEMS and sensors, inorganic and organic materials and chemicals, flat-panel displays (FPDs), biotech/medical products and systems, IP asset and patent evaluation; reverse/forensic engineering and re-engineering; patent enforcement, assertion and licensing; portfolio mining; prior art searches; technology transfer; and IP litigation support. I have spent over 15 years as a semiconductor technology expert witness with consultations, depositions, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 502226 - AL AK AZ AR BC CA(N) CA(S) CO CT DE DC FL GA HI IA ID IL IN KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA QC RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WY WI

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years of experience encompassing areas including semiconductor packaging, MEMS packaging, electronics reliability, light emitting diodes (LED), solid-state lighting (SSL), automotive electronic systems, finite element modeling, electronic failure mechanisms, decoration measurement, and material behavior characterization. I have provided numerous clients with deposition, courtroom testimony, and consultations as a LED expert witness for over 5 years.

Expert 454487 - OH

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in Optoelectronics, with expertise in Fiber Optic Components and Networks, Liquid Crystal and related Displays, MEMS devices and Communication Optics, Software and Electronics. I have additional knowledge in semiconductor device technology, electromagnetics, analog and digital communication, and ring laser gyroscopes. I have more than 20 years experience working as an optoelectronics expert witness and have provided numerous consultations, courtroom testimony, and deposition.

Expert 521262 - IL

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years of experience in technical systems design with a focus in avionics, consumer electronics, semiconductors, medical devices, and wireless industries. I have knowledge in Systems and Requirements, FPGAs, DSP, embedded SW, product validation, customer field trials, manufacturing operations, product compliance, business development, marketing, and applications engineering. I have additional expertise as a commercial and instructor pilot. I have also spent more than 15 years as a technical systems designs expert witness by providing consultations, courtroom testimony, and deposition.

Expert 325194 - AL CA(N)

Expertise Description

For more than 35 years, I have worked in the field of Computer Semiconductor Devices with expertise in the development and manufacture of storage technology, semiconductor devices, and memories which are used in microprocessors, logic, digital, and analog products. I have additional knowledge in the development of circuits and processors; memory devices; pMOS, nMOS, and CMOS; and Flash / EEPROM and ROM technologies. My time as a Computer Semiconductor Devices expert witness has spanned over 20 years by providing consultations, courtroom testimony, and deposition.

Expert 504567 - AL AK AZ AR BC CA(N) CA(S) CO CT DE DC FL GA HI IA ID IL IN KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA QC RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WY WI

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years of experience in the fields of electronics and electrical engineering research, development, and design. My extensive expertise includes integrated circuits (ICs), ASICS, intellectual property, and semiconductors designed in nanometer and deep submicron silicon CMOS, SiGe, and Si bipolar technologies. My research, design, layout ,and test skills include analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits, analog to digital converters (DACs) for test equipment, industrial and consumer electronics, SERDES blocks for ultra-high speed datacom and telcom. I co-invented the CMOS optical sensor IC that has sold over 1 billion ICs for a company. My multi-faceted analysis approach has uncovered hidden design details applicable to forensic analysis. My expertise has been utilized in disciplines from data converters to medical devices. I have been awarded multiple patents, spoken at major conferences, published in refereed journals and a publication was deemed an “influential” paper by being cited over a 100 times. I was recommended for a patent review committee. I have experience with consultations.

Expert 509313 - AL OH

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years of experience as an Industrial Facilities Mechanical Engineer and 10 years as a Forensic Engineer. I am a professional engineer and licensed boiler operator. My areas of expertise include industrial facilities; clean rooms; boilers; chillers; cooling towers; HVAC; energy management; dematerialized water systems; and mechanical exhaust systems for dust, fumes, and radiation. I have over 10 years of expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 439791 - IL

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the field of Engineering Investigations with expertise in electrical engineering and materials engineering. I have experience with origin and cause, and fire investigations for numerous areas including, product failure analysis, antennas and electromagnetics, transformers, switchgear, power distribution, semiconductors and electronic materials. My fire investigations experience includes fires and explosions of chemical facilities, residential-commercial-industrial facilities, passenger vehicles and trucks, heavy equipment, etc. I am trained in arson investigation techniques. I have over 15 years expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 322244 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 45 years experience in Applied Physics. I have experience as one of the founders of a semiconductor company specializing in the development of 3-dimentional integrated circuits and focal point light detector arrays. My additional expertise has focused on solar cell development and light emission at EPIR technologies, as well as three-dimensional microstructures, silicon on insulator technology, semiconductor devices, solid-state sensors and actuators, and direct bonding. I have experience with patent applications related to solar cells, including 1-4 where 1 describes Ion Cut used in solar cell formation and 2-4 describes methods of forming back contacts and tunnel junctions in tandem II VI-silicon solar cells. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 454502 - AZ

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in the field of Optical Sciences and Physics with expertise in specialty research on photonics, growth and structure of Thin Films, Optical Data Storage, X-Ray Optics, Metallic Superlattices, Magnetism, Superconductivity, Electronic Engineering, and Computerized Imaging. I have over 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 436312 - AL AK AZ AR CA(N) CA(S) CO CT DE DC FL GA HI IL IN KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WI

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in the field of RF & Microwave Engineering. My expertise includes high-frequency semiconductor devices; RF electronics for low-noise and wireless communication applications; low-noise technology and its system applications; RF integrated circuits; microwave networks and components; RF packaging; noise in semiconductor devices, circuits, and systems; theory fluctuations in devices and other thermodynamic systems; low-noise devices; device noise models and characterization; fundamental limitations of devices that are active, nonlinear, and small; intellectual property theft of trade secrets; and instructional design and evaluation. I have more than 25 years of witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 399332 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 10 years experience in the Integrated Photonics Industry. My extensive experience includes electrical engineering, semiconductor lasers, quantum mechanics, solid-state physics, fiber-optic communications, device processing, photomask design and layout, dry and wet etching, dielectric film deposition and characterization, atomic force microscopy, photonic integrated circuits, chip-scale, waveguides, integrated optics, photonic crystals, optical subsystems, integrated photonics, wavelength converter photonic integrated circuits (PIC), all-optical implementations, turnable lasers, light splitters, semiconductor optical amplifiers, high speed oscilloscopes, Mach-Zehnder interferometers, device performance, wireless internet access protocols, and cell segmentation. My additional experience includes development of a wireless network simulation tool in C++, image processing techniques and applications of infrared telescope data analysis, designed and implemented high speed direct memory access module.

Expert 167155 - AZ

Expertise Description

I have more than 45 years experience in the Semiconductor industry. My expertise includes semiconductor fabrication; semiconductor wafer probe; semiconductor equipment; semiconductor assembly and tests; displays; micro-electrical-mechanical systems (MEMS); microelectronics, LCD displays & fabrication; electronic module, semiconductor packaging, and device physics. I have additional expertise with technologies, intellectual property, target identification, evaluation, internet protocol (IP), and assistance due diligence. I have over 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 12583 - MD

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years experience in the field of Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA), System Integration, and Industrial Control Systems. I have a strong technical background in SCADA and PLC computer-based industrial controls and networks. I have extensive experience with hardware and software, such as Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC and SLC), graphical interface products, and Distributed Control Systems (DCS). I have experience with Pharmaceutical Current Good Manufacturing (cGMP) environment and Validation of computer software for Biotechnology process controls. My additional experience involves electronic Microsystems development with embedded software and design of innovative high-tech systems and products that support diverse industries, including medical equipment, semiconductor manufacturing equipment, environmental, petroleum (gas), pharmaceuticals, and engraving equipment. My consultations include the defense industry with satellite communications, navigation computers used on Polaris submarines, and navigation computers for aircrafts. My other experience consists of feasibility studies, engineering reviews, business plan development, market evaluation, funding research, patent application, and corporate evaluations for venture capital. I have over 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 365293 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years in the semiconductor manufacturing industry and over 25 years hands-on experience in the field. I have provided independent analysis and consulting services, including strategic planning, marketing, technology, expert witness and business development within the semiconductor and capital equipment sectors. I managed functions of yield management, product engineering, quality and operations. I was part of an executive team that led a semiconductor test equipment maker through a turnaround and IPO. I have in-depth knowledge of the semiconductor wafer probe, packaging and test segment, integrated circuit fabrication, and also have experience with the wafer processing industry. I have over 5 years expert witness experience.

Expert 364584 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in engineering and management experience in the semiconductor industry. My expertise includes experience with integrated circuit fabrication, power management products, Automatic Test Equipment (ATE) circuits, image sensors, and test system development. I was awarded 9 patents in the areas of power management and ATE circuitry. I have extensive experience in the design, development, and debug of analog integrated circuits with an emphasis on mixed signal ICs. I am experienced with managing complex projects that involve multiple design engineers spread out over multiple design centers. I am experienced with product definition, macro cell design, and full chip simulation. I have a proven track record of bringing leading technology products from concept through production release with minimal design iterations. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 325204 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in Semiconductor Systems with broad operating experience in senior technical roles, including three startup companies spanning the semiconductor, printing, and defense industries. I have expertise with designing multiple custom integrated circuits, hybrid assemblies, and manufacturing processes. I have experience developing advanced technology for integrating semiconductors into systems, including a new flip chip connector, a novel cooling method, a new test methodology, and a solder-free assembly method. I also have experience developing new technology for HDI interconnection substrates supporting a pad pitch as small as 40 um. I have experience with effective rework strategies for locating and replacing defective components in systems. I also have expertise with wafer and panel level processing, including automation for low cost production. I have prior expert witness experience.