|About our Staff
A Breadth of Experience --- Which is Difficult to
Find These Days!
EDA is an association of professionals with both full-time and part-time persons.
Our professionals typically have more than ten years of relevant job experience and most
have over fifteen years. Since 1986, EDA staff has been successfully creating
products for both small start-ups and Fortune 500 companies. They have earned a reputation
for technically innovative, reliable, and cost-effective product design. The manager and
chief engineer of EDA has an unusually wide range and depth of experience
in the design of electronic products and systems. This means your product will have the
technical and cost advantages that come with this experience. The following is representative of the background of some of the key staff:
- Tom S.: (Chief
Engineer) BSEE/ MSEE with High Honors from Univ. of Maryland (1968) with post-graduate
work at Georgetown Univ., Univ. of Wisconsin, UCLA, and U.S.F. He has been an adjunct
professor at U.S.F teaching digital signal processing. Prior to EDA he worked as
a Senior Engineer or Director of Engineering for NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, John
Hopkins Univ. Applied Physics Laboratory, Honeywell Communications, Applied Medical
Research Corp., J & J Critikon and Paradyne Corporation. Design responsibility has
ranged from advanced satellite telemetry, range/range rate and command systems to aircraft
security systems to medical monitoring systems. He holds over twenty patents and is listed
in Strathmore's Who's Who.
- Dr. J. Kie T.: (Electro-Medical Sensors Scientist ): Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering from Case
Western Reserve; MSEE Univ. of Kentucky; Prior to EDA, has had design responsibility at
Critikon, Biometrics, Pacesetter, and other medical companies with design responsibility
ranging from oximetry sensors (transcutaneous, pulse, fetal) to exercise computers. Holder
of seven patents. Numerous publications ranging from oximetry to cardiac pathology.
- George S..: (Software Engineer) Over fifteen years experience with PC based programming
for embedded and hardware control applications. Experienced with embedded C compilers,
C++ , C# and related languages.
- Patrick B.: (Mechanical Design Engineer) BSME graduate with over ten years design
experience with electronic packaging and enclosures.
- Damon J. .: (Sr. Industrial Designer) Over 20 years experience with medical and
industrial product package design. Initial presentations are typically in Solid Works CAD
- Brad K. : (Electro-Mechanical Designer): EDA's
designers are experienced with AutoCAD, CadSoft Eagle, Corel Draw, Alibre 3D,
etc. and each have over fifteen years experience in packaging design and related metal/
plastics design, and PWB layout. Complex mechanical parts are typically CAD modeled and
then proto fabricated using Stereo Lithography Apparatus (SLA).
- Ed E. (Sr.
Lab Techncian): All support technicians have over ten years electronics experience and
have at least a two year electronics degree. Ed is also experienced with PWB
layout tools and C embedded firmware coding using the CCS compiler for PIC processors.
Associated Industrial Design and Service Companies:
- BlackHagen Design: an associated group of over five industrial designers with a wide range of
product enclosure design experience tailored for classy looks and a full-range of human
factors considerations. Solid Modeling (Solid Works 2000, Alias 9.5) and other
CAD tools(AutoCAD 14.) are used for your renderings and package design drawings.
The combination of EDA's electronics design, BlackHagen's enclosure design, and
nearby manufacturing are a powerful combination to create your world-class product!
- Regulatory Compliance: Virtually every
product being brought to market must pass one or more regulatory compliance tests. Most of
us are familiar with the U/L safety mark but things have gotten more involved. Now FCC,
IEC, EU, RoHS compliance and FDA typically get into your product planning - like it
or not. EDA designs its product to meet all known applicable standards for your
product but its engineering staff cannot keep up with the ever expanding detail involved
in "nursing" your product through compliance testing. EDA may bring in
one of its associate experts ( TechniReg ) as
needed to assist in this inevitable part of your product design process.
[Top of Page]
© 7/2012 All Rights Reserved
Electronic Design Associates
Tampa, FL 33626
Local: 813-855-4778 Fax: 813-854-4985