Past Research and Development Projects
- Used nonlinear optimization tools to develop signal processing devices
- Modeled the effect of parasitics from bond wires and packaging on the performance of radio-frequency devices, using a combination of lumped-element and finite-element models
- Created a reduced-order model of the accuracy and penetration performance of armor-piercing projectiles, for use in a OneSAF tactical simulation
- Developed a basic flight-training scenario for the Orlando Executive Airport, including custom 3D scenery objects
- Built a sensor to quantify the kinetics of protein adsorption using a whispering gallery mode optical resonator
Current Research and Development Projects
- Developing a custom reacting boundary condition for a computational fluid dynamics (CFD) solver
- Developing a Brownian dynamics simulation to predict the adsorption of proteins on engineered biomaterials
- Developing a model of a sensor for detecting harmful bacteria in the presence of harmless bacteria
- Developing a high-speed technique to classify action potentials of neurons, which will be used in a high-throughput system for drug discovery
Ideas for the future
The following are ideas for projects that I have not had time to work on. I believe that they have practical benefits, and I would like to develop them as I find time and funding. If any of these projects would benefit you, please contact me.
- Develop a method to interface finite-element electromagnetic simulations with lumped-element circuit models
- Accelerate many-body simulations using graphics acceleration hardware, such as NVIDIA CUDA
- Build a practical biosensor utilizing a whispering-gallery mode optical resonator. Specifically, develop a resonator with an integrated waveguide that eliminates the need to manually fabricate and align resonators and waveguides.