PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR/PROJECT MANAGER/SENIOR ENGINEER/CORPORATE SECRETARY
Excellent leadership, technical, analytical, and communication skills demonstrated by 16 years of experience directing multi-disciplinary technical efforts on government sponsored research programs.
*Served in multiple technical positions: Principal Investigator, Project Manager, and Senior Engineer.
*Over 21 years of engineering experience in designing hardware and software for various applications.
*Held the position of Corporate Secretary in a private sector business.
Strong presentation skills
Assisted with daily company operations Analog, digital, and mixed signal design
Printed circuit board design (DX Designer)
VHDL, Verilog, Spice
C, C++, Matlab
Electronic test equipment
Server maintenance and licensing
Very Large Scale Integration design (Cadence, Mentor Graphics, and Silvaco design suites)
Microsoft Office Suite
Principal Investigator/Project Manager/Senior Engineer/Corporate Secretary05/2005 to 07/2016RNET Technologies, IncDayton, OH
Planned research efforts, formed technical teams, and submitted technical proposals to various government agencies leading to multi-year contracts.
Directed research, design, and commercialization activities for high-tech solutions developed on various government and commercial projects.
Managed engineers, subcontractors, and university partners.
Performed duties associated with business operations (i.e., accounting, budgeting, business/health insurance, contracting, non-disclosure agreements, payroll, proposal submission, purchasing, and taxes).
Conceptualized, designed, and developed hardware solutions for a variety of projects.
Integrated circuit design: active radiation hardening, dynamic operation across performance/ultra-low power modes, radiation hardened field programmable gate arrays, and readouts for infrared camera systems.
Development of counterfeit detection methods for electronic components.
Long-term health monitoring system for missile application.
User programmable 10 Gigabit Ethernet network interface cards.
Test Fixture development.
Principal Investigator/Project Manager/Senior Engineer04/1999 to 03/2005Systran Federal CorpDayton, OH
Responsible for design, development, and direction of government sponsored research contracts.
Managed engineers and subcontractors to successfully complete projects on-time and within budget.
Researched and developed specialized electronic systems and components, including application specific integrated circuits, board-level, and related software.
Designed, fabricated, and verified multiple high performance/resolution analog-to-digital converter designs with university partner.
Developed a series of asynchronous transfer mode network interface cards, fiber optic switching, and shared memory board products.
Conceived obfuscation and denial of access methods as part of a Department of Defense anti-tamper initiative.
Hardware Engineer09/1998 to 02/1999Herkules Controls CorporationMemphis, TN
Developed proprietary and Versa Module Europa data input/output cards used to control and monitor heavy equipment for the steel and paper manufacturing industries.
Examples include input/output cards with multi-channel encoders, analog-to-digital, and digital-to-analog functions.
Hardware Engineer / System Administrator05/1995 to 09/1998Sytronics IncDayton, OH
Designed and implemented components related to automated test equipment for in aircraft jet engine test cells.
Developed embedded C software for custom digital switch to transfer experimental data obtained from Space Shuttle missions.
Wrote Visual C application to analyze visual impairments resulting from mobile technologies worn by warfighters.
Setup and maintained a multi-platform company internal network.
Lead Technician03/1991 to 04/1992NCR Corporation EMDDayton, OH
Setup, repaired, and maintained surface mount equipment for the assembly of printed circuit boards used in the production of financial systems.
Managed assemblers responsible for population, soldering, and inspection of printed circuit boards.
Responsible for scheduling production runs based on sales projections and available parts inventory (Kanban).
Tested and repaired assembled printed circuit boards.
Technician05/1988 to 03/1990Background Music & SoundVandalia, OH
Installed and repaired drive-thru communication and sound equipment products manufactured by 3M.
Interfaced directly with customer onsite to rapidly resolve equipment issues and minimize downtime.
Refurbished damaged system boards down to component level.
M.S: Engineering (Electrical)1998Wright State UniversityDayton, OHEngineering (Electrical)
B.S: Electrical Engineering1994Wright State UniversityDayton, OHElectrical Engineering
A.S: Electronic Engineering Technology1991Sinclair Community CollegeDayton, OHElectronic Engineering Technology
Business Development Pursued commercial opportunities with private business and government organizations.
Initiated key partnerships with aerospace/defense contractors to collaborate on commercialization efforts.
Electronics Design Originator of multiple advanced technologies Radiation hardened electronics Dynamic ultra-low power circuit operation Detection of counterfeit electronics Advanced readout electronics Proposal Development Developed research directives.
Formed technical teams, including researchers, universities, and business partners.
Directed proposal development and submission efforts.
Responsible for generating more than $10 Million in government funding.
Project Management Approved technical direction.
Developed and maintained budgets and timelines.
Selected and managed multi-disciplinary project teams.
Served as main technical contact between company and customer.