Handheld ultrasound unit with probe,
docking station and patent pending
ergonomic attach features. Winner of
the Medical design excellence award.
Directed over 8 cross functional engineers spanning across Boston, Silicone
Valley and Asia. Collectively designed over 20 mechanisms, dozens of
plastic panels, cast and extruded aluminum structural members and several
other unique materials. Brought complete ultrasound unit from conceptual
phase into production. Integrated ID, EE, Manufacturing, Acoustics, Display,
Ergonomics and Mechanism validation testing. 4 Mechanical design
applications in process.
Replaced existing CRT solution with a custom LCD
display . System included a new speaker layout,
microphones, tilt/swivel mechanism with lockout
features, function keys and a DVD player. Integrated ID,
Asia tooling and European display OEM’s into
production all within a 3 month design window that
included fabrication, validation and development.
Amersham Pharmacia Biotech, 1999
Minimize handling of IPG strips with innovative strip holder designed
for rehydration, sample application, and IEF. Use the Cup Loading
Strip Holder for increased versatility in sample application. Perform
fast separations with high voltage and efficient cooling. The Ettan
IPGphor Cup Loading Strip Holder features a movable, disposable
sample cup that can be easily and securely sealed against the gel surface
for applying up to 100 µl of sample. Run up to 12 strips (7, 11, 13, 18,
or 24 cm) simultaneously. The movable electrodes of the Cup Loading
Strip Holder can be positioned to accommodate IPG strip lengths up to
24 cm. Patent Number 6,495,017
Developed new diabetic blood test system capable of
automatically piercing, extracting and analyzing blood
samples without removing finger from apparatus.
Palm - pre, 2008
Supported Palm development team through
design reviews and detailed tolerance
analysis for high volume manufacturing.
Advised team on bi-stable slider and
structural integrity issues on critical
components. LCD research and
Integrated a new shield design
and earbud ergonomics into a
completely new package design
to create a better “out of box”
Advanced Mobile Solutions, 1998
AM1010 Wireless Handsfree Headset
Project Manager / Mechanical Engineer responsible for developing product
configuration from early conceptual stages through manufacturing. Developed creative
modular design solutions for both CLA and belt clip applications. Solved difficult
headset to ear ergonomic issues. Successfully Engineered elaborate acoustical as well
as mechanical requirements while maintained true to industrial design. Created
complex surfaces utilizing ProEngineer
Modular Wireless Headset System: Patent Number 6,230,029
Modular Wireless Headset System for Hands Free Talking: Patent Number 6,078,825
Developed a new antenna design that could attached,
swivel and tilt on most every LCD laptop display.
Design would also elegantly sit onto the table.
Engineered new PCMCI card for low gain antennas
Wireless game controller for Xbox. First
OLED integrated display.
Polycarbonate protective case for the Sony
PSP, equipped with santoprene protection
and additional storage space.
Polycarbonate protective case for the
Nintendo DS Lite, equipped with santoprene
protection and additional storage space.
Bluetooth headset pushing the envelope when it comes to size.
Working with Mike Nuttel, Industrial Designer, this product went
from a pure concept into production and is now being recognized
by ATT and Apple to be sold in store around the world.
Assisted overseas design firm to integrate
ID into manufacturing. Resolved tough
ID constraints and folded high fidelity
acoustics into a small telephone system.
Appple G4, 2002
Responsible for developing a new latch/locking handle
mechanism while utilizing existing ergonomic touch and
feel. Successfully completed “critical path” design
objective by validating best concept offline then folding
it back into working prototypes. Activities included
directing brain storm sessions with internal Apple and
external Acorn employees, detailed engineering
mechanisms that included structural analysis, tolerance
analysis and 3D CAD modeling utilizing ProE.
Other subsequent duties included brainstorming thermal
layouts, high volume design, screw less HDD assembly,
EMI and structural analysis to the overall chassis.
PTC “Button Box”, 2000
Lead Mechanical Engineer responsible for
incorporating a large development team
together to deliver a complete design package
within a 2 month design cycle. Areas of
expertise included Industrial Design, software
and electrical engineering for specific
components such as the printer and cordless
phone, CRT design implementation, keyboard
and keypads, labeling, acoustical engineering,
thermal and air flow analysis, mechanical
FEA analysis, DFA & DFM, EMI. Created
complex skeleton surface files using ProE.
Met and exceeded clients expectations within
budget and on schedule.
Developed new media center hub capable of supporting two
17”, 19” or one 32” screen. Multiple screens could freely rotate
from portrait to landscape, slide left right along bearing surfaces
and counterbalanced vertically to adjust height with one hand.
Sourced CM in Asia, integrated ID and EE team to create easy
to manufacture solution. Accommodated several OTS
components reducing development time and expenses.
Dell 1550, 2000
Project Manager / Senior Mechanical Engineer responsible for taking
product from early conceptual stages through manufacturing. Led
internal and external development teams that included Delta (P/S),
ServerWorks (PCA’s), Foxconn (manufacturing) as well as several
internal Dell organizations throughout a full product development cycle.
Conducted elaborate tests from early thermal qualification, shock and
vibration through EMI. Supervised Asian manufacturing that included
several trips. Product high points include 4 SCSI HDD’s across a 19”
rack in a 1U form factor. Screw less assembly of all components and
PCA’s. Easy access with innovative top cover rack mount installation
scheme which allows for easy access to hot swap, cold swap components.
Next generation slim line 1U Xserve. Integrated new slide design.
Improved IO while increasing airflow throughout system.
Integrated new ultra slim latch system in tight area. Detailed
power supply latch and removable PCI card retention
Next generation 3U Xserve RAID with improved system
performance that includes better HDD vibration isolation, thermal
redundancy, screwless rack mounting, HDD EMI sealing, RAID
controller horsepower and better DFM.
Designed next generation slim blue
ray dvd read/writers into a mass
storage system. Integrated motors,
electronics, ID, ME and human
factors into a working model ready
Both a 4U and 7U server with common
hot swap fans, power supplies, DVD,
CPU module, hot swappable HDD’s, IO
tray and memory extraction system.
Hitachi Data Systems, 2001
Project Manager / Mechanical Engineer.
Developed product from initial concepts, I.D. presentation,
rapid prototyping, design validation testing, oversee asian
tooling support through manufacturing - all within a 10
week schedule and within budget.
Hitachi Data Systems, 2002
Worked with Industrial Designer to create new Company image
branding through its’ redesigned bezel.
Engineered thermal requirements that exceeded design
Worked closely with client, I.D. partner and manufacturing to
meet accelerated schedules while staying within budget.
Project Manager / Senior
Mechanical Engineer responsible
for developing product from
initial concept phases through
production release. 4U, NEBS
Patent Pending thermal airflow
4U Chassis with hot swappable fans,
removable IO, innovative architecture
and thermal cooling.
Patent 6,999,321- Assembly for tooless
installation and locking of a printed
circuit carrier to a sytem.
Patent 7,068,498 – computer system
with slidable motherboard
Pillar Data Systems. “Slammer”, 2002
Project Manager / Senior Mechanical Engineer responsible for developing
product from initial concept phases through production release.
Patent Pending bezel latch design
• Product Manager / Mechanical Engineer
• Developed product from initial concept through
• Created cutting edge power and signal inter connection that
greatly out performed previous products allowing
company to gain market share over competitors.
• Connector and Male Electrical Contact for Use Therewith:
Patent Number 6,322,377 6,604,967 6,403,566 6,835,103
FEA analysis to ensure
parts met rigid mechanical
Innovative cost reduction design requirements for a low
brought expensive 3 & 5 piece profile, thin walled
assemblies down to 1 low cost application.