Semiconductor Devices, Thin Film Coating, Ultra-High Vacuum Technology Expert Consultant
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  • Aviation
  • Defense
  • Hardware/Software
  • Manufacturing
  • Semiconductor

This expert attended the University of California in Los Angeles, CA and earned a B.S. in Physic

Semiconductor Devices, Thin Film Coating, Ultra-High Vacuum Technology Expert Consultant
 

This expert has experience in design and development of high-speed digital signal processing, communications, and data systems using everything from early DEC LSI-11 and µVAX processors, through the Ti C40 and C60, to Altera and Xilinx FPGAs with embedded processor cores.

This consultant has conducted all aspects of hardware and software systems design including real-time software coding for the target systems as well as all necessary test and validation software for a wide range of applications and products.

Areas in which this consultant is highly regarded include engineering project management and systems design, radar systems, high-speed communications, and networking systems design. Digital and analog system design, embedded processing systems design, and semiconductor device process engineering are other areas of expertise this consultant has. This expert has extensive knowledge in thin film coating and ultra-high vacuum technology.

Specialties of this expert include developing software interface code between signal processors and high-speed peripherals including A/Ds, D/As, and communications interfaces.

Consultant, Kevin Kennedy Associates Inc.

Providing expertise in engineering project management and systems design, radar systems, high-speed communications, and networking systems design, digital and analog system design, embedded processing systems design, semiconductor device process engineering, thin film coating, ultra-high vacuum technology, and related expertise to a wide variety of clients.

 

Vice President of Engineering, hardware/software design and manufacturing firm

Responsibilities included engineering project management, product specification and acceptance testing, product design, software design, and the production of user's manuals and sales literature. Specialized in high-speed communications and networking systems as well as high-performance analog and digital data systems both incorporating the most modern technologies including: Xilinx Vertex-II (Pro) and Altera Stratix FPGAs, gigabit Ethernet and Fibre Channel, and a variety of 32-bit and 16-bit processors supporting all memory types. Produced board level components and turnkey systems for companies such as Boeing Space and Defense, TRW, Hughes Aircraft, UCLA, USC, Kodak, Mission Research Corporations, Maxtor, Spectrum Signal Processing, and many more. Also was responsible for security on the company network and information system running on several Linux servers and windows workstations using both 10/100 mbit and gigabit connections.

 

Software/Hardware Systems Developer, General Dynamics / Pomona

Was responsible for development of digital signal processing software and hardware systems for advanced radar and seeker programs. This included development of several millimeter waver seeker prototypes at 39, 63, and 90 GHz with related parallel processing digital signal processing systems. Also conducted analysis of field data, the use of simulation models, and the use of simulated data to implement real-time radar target identification systems. Other responsibilities included the development and implementation of a division wide networked data system for use in a semiconductor research laboratory; vacuum system design and characterization of GaAs semiconductor films; and the training and supervision of research scientists conducting molecular beam epitaxy of GaAs films.

 

Hughes Malibu Research Laboratory

Conducted research on binary and tertiary semiconductors using molecular beam epitaxy and chemical vapor deposition of gallium arsenide (GaAs) and mercury cadmium telluride (HCT). Developed a reactive ion-assisted thin film deposition process for specialized optical and passivation coatings on IR detectors.

Extensive work in plasma physics at UCLA. Designed and produced a heavy-ion, super conducting accelerator resonator at Caltech. Experienced machinist and welder.

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