Biomedical Systems Engi...
Biomedical Systems Engineer @ University of Rochester Medical Center
Rochester, NY - 2003 to present
Develops LabVIEW based real-time software tools and applications that integrate various instruments and control systems to perform behavioral experiments. Stimulus-response, motion control, data acquisition and analysis adapted to different labs and experiments.
Independent Consulting Engineer - St. Paul, MN - 2000 to 2003
" Developed closed loop vision feedback and fuzzy logic / PID controller for Intelligent Laser Processing System using LabVIEW RT Controls and Vision toolkits.
" Developed LabVIEW based high speed test applications and digital controller using LabVIEW RT on a PXI platform for University of Karlsruhe, Germany (Carpenter and Dee, NI Week 2001)
" Provided high-level support, testing and maintenance for control & data acquisition products.
" Trained materials testing application developers in advanced LabVIEW programming techniques.
" Converted helicopter rotor blade fatigue testing software for US Army Testing Lab from Basic on a micro-VAX to LabVIEW on a PC.
Principal Systems Engineer @ Computer Solutions Integrators & Products Woodbury, MN - 1999 to 2000
" Worked with clients to develop software specifications, estimates, and project plans for LabVIEW based test and measurement applications.
" Developed 3-D automated robotic system to map telemetry performance for programmable implanted medical devices.
Software/Systems Engineer @ MTS Systems Corporation
Eden Prairie, MN - 1985 to 1999
" Provided top level support for customers, marketing, sales, training, developers, and technical support groups for an automated materials testing system.
" Designed and developed custom LabVIEW material testing applications and programming toolkit.
" Managed a team of 7 software engineers porting the testing system software from OS/2 to Windows NT
" Prototyped, designed, implemented and maintained control firmware for an embedded multi-processor digital control system for servo-hydraulic testing machines
" Investigated use of robust control in materials testing as part of a cooperative research project with University of Minnesota (IEEE Control Sys. Mag. April 1992).
" Optimized performance and reliability of laser welding robot control system Evaluated software development tool for building multi-processor testing systems found software / hardware bottlenecks and demonstrated methods to optimize performance.
Michigan State University - MS, Systems Science
Wright State University - BS, Systems Engineering
Indiana University - AB, Biological Sciences
Adjunct Instructor - Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (SMD)
MS | Michigan State Univ. Systems Science. 1978
BS | Wright State University. Systems Engineering. 1976
AB | Indiana Univ. Biological Sciences. 1976