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Cal Poly Pomona

Curriculum Vitae

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Education

1990 PhD in Electrical Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles.
1980 MS in Electrical Engineering, California Institute of Technology.
1977 BS in Electrical Engineering, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.

Professional Experience

Academic

1999-present Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.
Associate Professor: 1999 -- 2006. Tenure: 2005.
Chair: September 2013 -- present
1999 Lecturer, Electrical and Computer Engineering, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.
1992-present Lecturer, Electrical Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles.
(Occasional) Courses: EE 100 - Electrical and Electronic Circuits, EE 115A - Analog Electronic Circuits I, EE 115AL - Analog Electronics Laboratory I, EE 123B - Fundamentals of Solid-State II, EE 172L - Laser Laboratory, EE 175 - Fourier Optics.

Research

1995-1999 Senior Development Engineer, Electrical Engineering Department, University of California, Los Angeles.
Technical support for contracted research programs including development of new facilities, equipment, processes and components. Supervision of day-to-day operations.
1993-1995 Visiting Assistant Research Engineer, Electrical Engineering Department, University of California, Los Angeles
Evaluation of novel solid-state laser materials, including upconversion systems and novel hosts for transition metal ions, by optical spectroscopy. Synthesis and characterization of improved nonlinear and photorefractive materials. Development of novel semiconductor and pyroelectric optical detectors, including new sol-gel material synthesis techniques. Evaluation of micromachined mechanical and optical structures.
1992 Associate Development Engineer, Plasma Physics Laboratory, University of California, Los Angeles.
Design and construction of optical and electro-optical plasma diagnostic systems, including photometers for the study of ionospheric chemistry and apparatus for isotopic separation of heavy metals using ion cyclotron resonance.
1991 Visiting CNRS Scientist, Laboratoire de Physico-Chimie des Matériaux Luminescents, Université Claude Bernard - Lyon 1, Lyon, France.
Theoretical and experimental investigations of energy transfer processes and impurity ion pairs in laser materials. Spectroscopic characterization of optical host materials for rare earth and transition metal ions. Evaluation of novel solid state laser materials.

Industry

2006-present Consultant, Topcy House Consultants.
Applications of computational reflection and the Wrappings architecture.
2005-present Consultant, PRN Consultants.
Design and analysis of circuits for sensors, actuators, and precision measurement. Product development.
1995-1997 Senior Scientist, Phraxos Research and Development.
Design and analysis of circuits for sensors, actuators, and precision measurement. Product development.
Development of novel electromagnetic materials and structures. Production and evaluation of active and passive frequency-selective surfaces.
1988-1990 Member of the Technical Staff, Superconductive Electronics Department, Advanced Technology Group Research Staff, TRW, Inc.
Deposition and characterization of high-temperature superconductive (HTS) materials. Theory and operation of superconductive devices and circuits including granular HTS infrared detectors.
1985-1988 Member of the Technical Staff, Electro-Optical Research Department, Advanced Technology Group Research Staff, TRW, Inc.
Optical interconnects for low-temperature electronics. Diode-pumped and tunable solid-state lasers.
1977-1985 Project Engineer, Hughes Aircraft Company Space and Communications Group.
Circuit design and system engineering for military and commercial spacecraft programs. Laser communications.

Awards and Honors

2004 Senior Member of IEEE (Life Senior Member 2014)
2004 Sigma Xi
2002 Tau Beta Pi Eminent Engineer, California Nu Chapter Cal Poly Pomona).
1990-1991 Bourse Chateaubriand, Université Claude Bernard - Lyon 1.
1988 Fulbright Cooperative Research Project Award, Université Pierre et Marie Curie - Paris VI.
1984 Eta Kappa Nu, Iota Gamma Chapter (UCLA)

Leadership and Service

University

2014-present Semester Conversion Steering Committee, Communications Subcommittee Co-Chair.
2014-present Senator, Term expires 2015.
2014-present Veteran Success Committee, Member.
2011-2012 Review Committee for the Dean of the Collins College of Hospitality Management, committee member.
2011-present Advancement Committee Chair, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department.
2010 Engineering Dean Search Committee Chair.
2009-2010 Retention, Tenure and Promotion Committee Chair, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department.
2008-2012 Director, Advanced Technology Partnerships Institute.
2007-2009 University Research Council. Chair 2008-2009.
2007-present California Nu Chapter, Tau Beta Pi, head advisor.
2007-2008 Search Committee, Director of Instructional and Information Systems, member.
2007-2008 Retention, Tenure and Promotion Committee Chair, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department.
2006-2007 Department Executive Committee (EXCOM) Chair, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department.
2005-present Co-Director, Center for Macromolecular Modeling and Materials Design (CM3D).
2005-2006 Search Committee, Director of the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs member
2005-2007 Information Technology Standards and Support Subcommittee. member.
2004-2006 Faculty Senate General Education Committee, member
2004-2005 Facilitator, Faculty Learning Community on Teaching and Learning With Technology.
2003-2004 Faculty Learning Community "How Well Are Students Learning?" member
2002-2004 Faculty Senate Elections and Procedures Committee, member
2001-2002 Associate Chair for the Graduate Program, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department.

Professional

2013 Program Committee Member, USENIX Workshop on Embedded Self-Organizing Systems (ESOS 2013)
2012 Program Committee Member, Sixth IEEE International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems (SaSo 2012)
2012 Program Committee Member, Third IEEE Workshop on Self-Organizing Systems (SORT 2012)
2011 Program Committee Member, Second IEEE Workshop on Self-Organizing Systems (SORT 2011)
2006-present Program Topical Committee Member, IEEE Photonics Society Annual Meeting. (Renamed IEEE Photonics Conference in 2012.)

Professional Affiliations

  • American Physical Society
  • Eta Kappa Nu
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (Life Senior Member)
  • International Council on Systems Engineering
  • Optical Society of America
  • Sigma Xi
  • Tau Beta Pi