This sample expert has over 25 years of experience and specialization in optics, with specific knowledge in flow cytometry, cell sorting, and hematology analysis. This expert has been issued 19 patents in optics, lasers, microfluidics, and biophotonics (17 more pending), as well as professional awards. This expert is a senior member of both OSA and SPIE. Founded and runs a design, consulting, and product development firm, and cofounded a design automation software company, both in Silicon Valley. Published on subjects from flow cytometry to optical design, and I teach courses on these subjects.
This expert has been retained as an expert witness on patent validity cases before the Patent Board, which included extensive patent analyses, expert reports and deposition testimony on cell analysis and optical instrumentation. Granted 19 patents so far, with 17 pending. Written 15 articles for both peer-reviewed and industry journals, has been an invited speaker over 30 times, and presented more than 40 talks at conferences in optics, cytometry, and system design. In addition, teaches courses on these subjects at conferences and for clients.