LED Lighting Expert 502226 AL

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.

Areas of Expertise

Expert Witness

I have provided deposition, expert report and in-court testimony for ITC, NDCAL, and Texas Cases. I have provided testimony in arbitration court.
Non-infringement Analysis: Undertook experimental defendant’s devices to assess infringement. Wrote detailed reports for multiple defendants with assessment of infringement. In addition, undertook a critical review of the plaintiff evidence of infringement and assess the adequacy of evidence used by plaintiff’s for the demonstration of infringement.
Invalidity Analysis: Developed a critical review and opinion of validity of patents in light of 3 US Code Section 112 involving definiteness, enablement, and written description. In addition, undertook critical review and developed opinion on validity of patents in light of 35 US Code Section 102 issues involving anticipation and obviousness using prior art references.

Professional Experiences

My professional experience includes manufacturing and design expertise related to semiconductor packaging, reliability, experimental, and computational mechanics. Past experience in wide array of applications including electronic-systems, MEMS (Microphones, Accelerometers), LED, solid-state lighting, telecommunications, smartphones, and tablets. Ability to undertake finite-element modeling of electronic products, measure material – properties of electronic materials, conduct statistical analysis, perform experimental measurement in electronics using strain gages, thermocouples, accelerometers, digital image correlation, and high-speed video.


Degree Subject Institution
Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering University of Maryland – College Park
M.B.A. Finance/Strategy Kellogg School of Management – Northwestern University
M.S. Mechanical Engineering University of Maryland – College Park
B.E. Mechanical Engineering Delhi College of Engineering

Licenses Certifications

Fellow of Alabama Academy of Sciences
Fellow of the ISEEE
Fellow of the ASME

Awards & Affiliation

IEE Exceptional Technical Achievement Award, IEE CPMT Society
ASME EPPD Applied Mechanics Award, American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Recipient of Member of Technical Distinction Award, Surface Mount Technology Association, SMTA
Creative Research and Scholarship Award, Auburn University
SEC Faculty Achievement Award

Primary Affiliation