Proficient in Excel, Power Point, Outlook, Word, VB.net, AutoCAD, SolidWorks. Optical Modeling using Zemax, TracePro. Design of Experiments for microwave driven metal halide discharge lamp chemistries using JMP. Metal halide selection, and quantities and ratios selected to optimize bulb/resonator cavity assembly for highest luminous efficacy, optimized CRI, and specified CCT. Applications Engineering and Engineering Management background. Project and Program Management. Phosphor and remote phosphor based LED light source applications, design, fabrication, integration and photometric/radiometric qualification testing. Lighting standards development background. Member of Illumination Engineering Society (IES). Chair and co-chair for remote phosphor lighting standards. Reliability testing of LEDs and phosphor materials. Failure analysis of LED packages, phosphor materials interactions in the LED assemblies, microwave plasma light sources, and high pressure quartz and ceramic light sources. Reaction chemistries of 100-200 centigrade for LED assemblies and 2000+ centigrade for ceramic high power DC and RF sources were included. Management of thermal test chamber facility for LED phosphor and remote phosphor reliability. Trouble shoot using digital voltmeters and current probes and repair of high temperature high humidity test chambers. High intensity discharge lighting design for aerospace, military, medical, and commercial applications. High temperature brazing of ceramic to metal and sapphire to metal assemblies. UV, visible, and IR spectroradiometry. Source photometry with integrating spheres and goniometers. UL compliance management. Focus on lighting and plastics per UL94, UL746, UL1598, UL1993, UL8750. Publication: "Influence of the Phosphor Selection on Lighting Quality", Dan O'Hare and Jonathan H. Melman, LED Professional LpR26 July/Aug 2011.
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- Illumination Engineering Society American Motorcycle Association