1964 - 1968 Massachusetts Institute of Technology - B.S. Physics
1968 - 1969 University of Michigan M.S. Physics
1969 - 1974 University of Michigan Ph.D. Physics
1974 - 1976 Post doctoral Fellow, Physics Department, University of Michigan
1976 - 1985 Research Scientist, Physics Department, Ford Motor Company
1985 - 1993 Research Scientist and Project Leader Vehicle Systems Dept. Ford Motor Company
1993 - 1999 Principal Research Scient ist and Project Leader, Control Systems Dept. Ford Motor Company
2000 - 2002 Black Belt Champion Six Sigma Program Ford Motor Company
2000 - 2003 Technical Leader Ford Big Bang R&D ,Advanced Eng./Research, Ford Motor Company
2003 - 2004 Director, Mobile Asset Solutions, OEM Solutions Group, Reynolds and Reynolds
2005 -2010 Chief Scientist: Diagnostics, Innovation Center, ETAS Inc.
Awards and Honors
Teagle Foundation Scholarship
(MIT) Sigma Xi (MIT)
National Science Foundation Fellowship (University of Michigan)
Organizer and Chairman Society of Mechanical Engineering Workshops on Neural Networks (1992,1993)
Henry Ford Technical Achievement Award (1992, 1993)
Ford Research Achievement Award (1991,1992,1997)
Organizer and Chairman of SAE International Workshops on On-Board Diagnostics
Ford Nominee of National Inventor of the Year for OBD Misfire Detection (1998).
Ford European Technical Achievement Award (2001)
General Chairman Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IEEE and IN NS Societies) 2001
Failure Detection Algorithms Applied to Control System Design for Improved Diagnostics and Reliability, (with M. Liubakka, G. Rizzoni, and W. Ribbens) SAE Conference, Detoirt, Michigan, 1988.
Automotive Control System Diagnostics Using Neural Nets for Rapid Pattern Classification of Large Data Sets, (with J. James, J. Dosdall, and J. Murphy), International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Washington, D.C. 1989.
Automotive Control System Diagnostics and Control System Development Using Neural Networks, Neural Informatin Processing Symposium III (NIPS90), Boulder, Colorado, November 1990.