Provides Opinion & Testimony In:
Mechanical Engineer Machine Design, Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Professional Engineer, Machine Design, Safety Systems, Machine Guarding, Product Design, Patent Infringement, Manufacturing, Industrial Safety, Failure Analysis, Pneumatic Systems, Machine Control Systems, Automated Machinery Design Robotics Applications Work Cell Design, Project Management, Safety Systems Design Analysis, Manufacturing Cell Design, Business Business Consumer Product Design, Systems Engineering Analysis, Holder of 6 US Patents
Expert Witness No.2384
Automated machinery design
Robotics applications and work-cell design
Safety systems design/analysis
Manufacturing cell design
Business to business and consumer product design
Holder of 6 U.S. patents
Directed engineering teams in the design and development of automatic and semi-automatic machines and products including robotics, electronics, mechanical hardware and software for manufacturing applications. Wrote project proposals including concepts, cost, performance, scheduling, manpower, acceptance criteria and documentation requirements.
Mechanical Engineering and Design
Designed and detailed various special purpose machines and products for use in manufacturing. Developed machine specifications, selected components. Produced overall machine layouts, detail drawings, bill of materials, assembly drawings, final documentation and operations manuals.
Assembled, tested, de-bugged and proved semi-automatic and automatic machinery and products. Provided as-built documentation.
Performed directly and managed teams of engineers in the successful integration of custom machines with other machines in production lines. Installation into user facilities. Operator training and acceptance documentation.
Utilized extensive experience in technical analysis (stress, strain, materials, dynamics, loads, weight and performance), cost analysis, scheduling and machine benefits analysis.
Developed documentation and wiring standards for automated machinery and factory installations of automated machinery. Conformance to UL, CSA, CE, JIC, NEC RIA.
Managed suppliers from release of mechanical design drawings through delivery and inspection of fabricated and commercially available components. Activities included contracts negotiation, problem solving, development of vendor relations, etc.
Professional Engineering License – Mechanical Engineering, 1985, Oregon
Professional Engineering License – Mechanical Engineering, 1988, California
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, 1980, with honors
A Private Engineering Firm, Principal, Chief Engineer
MTS Vektronics Corporation, Mechanical Engineer
Intellidex Incorporated, Robotics Applications Engineer
Adapt Industries, INC. , Machine Design Engineer