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Expert Details

Endoscope Design and Evaluation

ID: 108027 Maine, USA

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Expert received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Optics from The University of Rochester's Institute of Optics, respectively. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Connecticut.

He accepted the position of principal optical engineer at Dyonics, Inc., the predecessor of Smith and Nephew Endoscopy. While at Dyonics, he was responsible for the development of new concepts in medical endoscopy, including the technical management of product development. During his tenure at Dyonics, he designed video endoscopic products, engineered fiberoptic illumination and sensor systems, developed new techniques for the optical characterization of endoscopes, and invented new endoscope designs, resulting in the issuance of several patents.

He served as assistant professor at the University of Massachusetts in Lowell while at the same time establishing a medical optics design and consulting company. He left teaching to focus full time on the development of his company, which was the predecessor of Lighthouse Imaging Corporation. He became Chief Technology Officer of Lighthouse after accepting outside investment to further grow the company.

Expert is listed as inventor or co-inventor in 21 patents and has published more than 20 papers in the areas of medical optics and endoscopy. He continues his work in medical optics as the president of an optics company, a consultancy devoted to assisting startups and Fortune 500 companies who are incorporating optics into their medical devices.

Expert has extensive experience in lens design, is familiar with the construction of optical and fiberoptic measurement equipment to specifications. He provides product support for optical projects beginning with feasibility studies and ending with production engineering and documentation preparation. He is also experienced with the Zemax lens design program.


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1982 Degree: Ph.D. Subject: Electromagnetics and Physics Electronics Institution: Universityof Connecticut
Year: 1977 Degree: M.S. Subject: Optics Institution: University of Rochester, NY
Year: 1975 Degree: B.S. Subject: Optics Institution: University of Rochester, NY

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2015 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: President Department:
Consultancy devoted to assisting startups and Fortune 500 companies who are incorporating optics into their medical devices
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1985 to 2015 Employer: Lighthouse Imaging Corporation Title: President/CTO Department:
He provides consulting services to the medical device industry.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1984 to 1985 Employer: University of Massachusetts at Lowell Title: Assistant Professor Department:
He established the optics department.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1981 to 1984 Employer: Dyonics, Inc. Title: Principal Optical Scientist Department:
Available upon request.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
He is a member of the Society of Photo-Instrumentation Engineers and the Optical Society of America.
Professional Appointments
He has been a guest lecturer and is a member of the Patents Reviewing Panel of "Applied Optics." He has served as Conference Chairman for an SPIE meeting on Gradient-Index Optics and Miniature Optics. He has also served as Program Chairman for the 7th OSA Conference on Gradient-Index Imaging Systems.

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Current experience as expert witness primarily involving IP cases. Particular expertise in medical optics and endoscopy.
Training / Seminars
Conducted training seminars in the United States, Europe, and China.

Fields of Expertise

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