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This expert received a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Drexel University.

This expert received a M.S. in Engineering Science from Penn State University.

This expert attended Lafayette College and graduated with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering.

Wireless, Fiber Optics, Microwave Photonics, Expert Consultant Resume
 

This associate is an expert in design, simulation, and testing. Specifically, this experience includes wireless, radio frequency, microwave devices, and circuits. Further expertise includes design and analysis of wireless, optical, fiber optic communications, and radar. Additionally specialization includes phased array radar subsystems and systems.

Extensive knowledge includes electromagnetics, microwave systems, control systems, and digital circuits. Further expertise includes antennas and phased arrays, electromagnetic simulation, microwave measurements, and vector network analysis. Additional capabilities include spectral measurements, power measurements, optical measurements, and laser beam profiling. Related expertise includes optical spectrum analysis, optical power measurements, and optoelectronics.

Additional experience and specialization includes engineering cost and feasibility estimates, microwave and optical applications to biomedical engineering, microwave photonics, and lasers. This associate's background also includes lightwave technology, telecommunications, smart communications, and fiber radio optical transmitters.

Consultant, Kevin Kennedy Associates Inc.

Providing expertise in electrical engineering, wireless, optical, and fiber optic communications, microwave photonics, radar systems, Expert Witness testimony, research science, inventing, and related expertise to a wide variety of clients.

 

Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, Visiting Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, liberal arts and engineering college

Taught numerous courses and laboratories across the ECE curriculum. Laboratory responsibilities included developing and teaching a basic electric circuits laboratory and teaching digital circuits, electronics, controls, and senior design laboratories. Was faculty advisor for senior honors thesis. Was faculty advisor for the student branch of the IEEE. Served on numerous elected and appointed college committees.

 

Senior Development Engineer, Flam & Russell, Inc., Horsham, PA

MPS-36 Radar Upgrade – Project Engineer for a $1.4M upgrade of an MPS-36 C-Band monopulse tracking radar. Managerial responsibilities included tracking program progress, interfacing with subcontractors, directing the technical work of in-house personnel, and managing system integration. Technical responsibilities included the design and testing of a 12-foot shaped Cassegrain monopulse reflector antenna, design of a high dynamic range microwave downconverter and IF detector, and radar system integration and testing. Wireless Business Development – Successfully led the product development of a wireless IEEE bus extender.

 

Senior Member Technical Staff, Martin Marietta, Government Electronic Systems, Moorestown, NJ

Aegis Internal Research and Development – Assumed both technical and managerial responsibility for a multi-project $5M IR&D program to develop the next generation Aegis phased array technology. Technical responsibilities included the design and analysis of the antenna architecture including subarray and beamformer specification, time delay analysis, and antenna pattern error analysis and modeling. Managerial responsibilities included tracking program progress and funding, directing the work of in-house personnel, and coordinating the efforts of several research laboratories including projects aimed at developing solid state Transmit/Receive (T/R) modules, high power solid state amplifiers (HPAs), GaAs MMIC phase shifters and VGAs, antenna radiating elements, control modules, and power supplies for the antenna system.

 

Electronics Engineer, Surveillance Radar Branch, Naval Air Warfare Center, Aircraft Division, Warminster, PA

Wideband Airborne Early Warning (AEW) Test Bed Program -Task leader for the in-house development of a state-of-the-art 400-1400 MHz solid state active phased array radar system. Management responsibilities included identifying project goals, developing program plans, schedules, and contracting strategy, as well as directing the work of approximately 15 engineers. Technical responsibilities included analyzing system performance, formulating Transmit/Receiver (T/R) module, antenna and exciter development strategies, and deriving key system and sub-system specifications.

 

Principal Engineer, Independent Research (IR), Surveillance Radar Branch, Naval Air Warfare Center, Aircraft Division, Warminster, PA

Was responsible for the investigation of novel optical control techniques for active phased array antennas. Developed novel microwave FET circuit topologies to realize an optically controlled active impedance element and an optically controlled microwave oscillator. Designed MIC implementations of these circuits using EES of microwave CAD software. Built and tested laboratory models to provide experimental verification of the concepts. Coordinated a cooperative research agreement with the U. S. Army in this research area. Responsibilities also included the procurement and management of over $225K of project funds. This research has been presented in several national and international conferences and resulted in several publications, U. S. Patents, and a Navy research award.

 

Team Leader, HARPSS Radar Program, Surveillance Radar Branch, Naval Air Warfare Center, Aircraft Division, Warminster, PA

Was responsible for the integration and testing of the HARPSS (High Altitude Remote Platform Surveillance System) L-band phased array radar system. Directed the work of several engineers in the areas of subsystem testing, system integration, and radar system testing. Responsible for all design changes and hardware modifications to the radar receiver, exciter, high power driver, A/D converters, and system control and timing circuitry. Directed and coordinated radar system testing against controlled targets including A-7 aircraft and various military helicopters. Conducted high-level system briefs to various civilian and military audiences. Received the Chief of Naval Research Certificate of Commendation for activity in this area.

Vice President and Co-Founder, Engineering and Business Consulting Firm

Research / consulting and expert witness expertise included devices and circuits design, simulation and testing in the following areas: wireless, radio frequency, microwave. Subsystems and systems design and analysis in the following areas: wireless, optical, and fiber optic communications, radar, phased array radar. Antennas and phased arrays analysis, electromagnetic simulation, design and testing. Microwave measurements, vector network analysis, spectral measurements, and power measurements, optical measurements, laser beam profiling, optical spectrum analysis, optical power measurements. Engineering cost and feasibility estimates. Microwave and optical applications to biomedical engineering.

This expert is the co-holder of patents related to optical antennas, microwave oscillators, and more.

This expert is the author of book chapters and numerous publications on topics related to wireless, optical, and fiber optic communications,

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