Education

Expert Witness Consultant –  Electronics Engineer, MS ECE, PhD in Computer Engineering

As an Expert Witness, Dr. Edwin A. Hernandez works assist with his expertise as an intellectual property consultant and innovation specialist. His background includes a BS in Electronics Engineering, MS in Computer and Electrical Engineering and a PhD in Computer Engineering.  He has worked as an expert witness for IPRs, Technical and Damages Expert Reports, invalidity contentions, infringement contentions. A list of his skills herein.

Communications, RF, Power Management, Wireless, Media Streaming, Cloud Computing, Embedded Software,  Expert Witness 4G LTE, Software Engineering, Mobile Communications

Tuck School of Business In December 2015, Dr. Hernandez participated in a class for entrepreneurs in association with Google in Seattle, Washington as part of their Executive Program for Entrepreneurs.


University of Florida

Ph.D, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, Major: Computer Engineering, 
Research areas: Mobile Computing, Wireless Networks, Handoff Optimization, and
Adaptable Network Protocols, Linear Prediction, Network Emulation
Description: Simulating Mobility was providing bogus results for a realistic environment, an emulation approach was required to test new protocols. RAMON was created to fix this situation (‘330 Patent) and a Mobile protocol that adapted to speed as also invented and tested using the RAMON environment (‘508 and ‘417 Patents)
Dissertation: An Adaptive Networking Protocol for Rapid Mobility Environments
Advisor: Dr. Sumi Helal,
Graduation Date: August 2002


M.Sc., University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. Major: Electrical and Computer Engineering 
Research areas: Computer Networks and Intelligent and Information Systems,
Thesis:  Adaptive Sampling for Network Management
Description:  A protocol using fuzzy logic controllers that would adapt sampling rates in a network management platform that performed better than random sampling and depending on the Hurst parameter on simulated network traffic would collect enough information from the traffic patter and would adapt sampling rate accordingly.
Advisor: Dr. Alan D. George
Graduation Date: December 1999


TEC Costa Rica

B.Sc. Costa Rica Institute of Technology, Costa Rica, Major: Electronics Engineering 
Thesis: Monitoring system for a packet data network, RACSAPAC
Description:  A 8051-based processor connected to a RUPI an X.25 8051 controller hardware and a Windows 3.1 service using an RS-232 interface that collected data from the RUPI interface. Also a sensor that would detect incoming calls for a PBX-based system in a dial -up environment.
Advisor: Dipl-Ing. Luis P. Mendez
Graduation Date: July 1995


Software &  Engineering Skills – Over 30 years working on programming languages and technology.

Platform Experience: Linux Operating  Systems (Expert Level), Windows Platforms, AWS, Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure

Mobile Programming: Android Development, Mobile and TV Web OS, IOS Development for iPad/iPhone/ Apple TV, Embedded with RaspberryPI, Legacy:WindowsCE,  J2ME, Blackberry RIM SDK, Motorola SDKs, Samsung SDK  BREW, Qualcomm’s AMSS/DMSS.

Software Development languages: Python, PHP, Javascript(jQuery, NodeJS, AngularJS), Objective-C, Swift, Java, Java/Android, GNUC/C++, C#, VB.NET, Platform Builder, JavaMicro-Edition, J2SE,  and many programming languages.

Multimedia Systems:  Cable TV Broadcast Systems, DVB-C, DVB-S, IP Multicasting, Streaming Platforms, Encoding, Transcoding, Metadata, MPEG TS,  Cable & Satellite Systems..

Wireless Protocols: 5G Systems, UMTS, 4G LTE Handoff, MME Signaling, PCRF,  PDN-GW, ENodeBs. 5G XN handover, 5G Systems, and Network Function Virtualization (NFV)Platforms. Wide experience with GSM, GPRS, and other legacy wireless standards such as CDMA2000, iDEN, and others.  Extensive experience with mobility protocols in UMTS, LTE, GSM, Mobile IP, Mobile Independent Handover (MIH), to older systems like Cellular IP, HAWAII, AODV, and other adhoc protocols  WIFI and IEEE 802.11 standards

Wearables & Augmented Reality:  Experience with Wearables, Bluetooth LE, and many Personal Area Networks (PAN) systems.  .

Software Defined Radios and Networks:GNURadio, RFa nd Software-based Emulation, Wireless Emulation, Fading, Modulation, & others

Internet Networking: In-depth knowledge of IPv4 and IPv6 protocols, IP tunnels, TCP/IP, Web Sockets.  Packet analysis, and traces. NDIS driver design in Windows platforms and Linux Kernel Drivers, Experience managing and securing Cisco IOS routers networks& firewalls and SNMP management. Fiber optics, IP Tunnels, VPN, Switching, Redundancy.

Process Management:  Github, JIRA, TFS & SCRUM

Data Center:  Power management, APC, Management, A/C, Distribution, Networking,  

Cloud Computing:AWS, Google Cloud, Azure, VmWare & XenServer, Docker Containers & Kurbenetes. Cloud storage and platform development for multimedia delivery systems. (CDN)

Electrical Engineering, Scientific and Engineering Tools: MATLAB, pSPICE, OrCAD, Network Simulator (ns-2), wide experience in electronic circuit design, digital design, and low-level debugging tools, including PC-104 and circuit design.

Legacy Programming Languages: LISP, PROLOG, FOXPRO, Pascal, Embedded design, Intel Assembly for i8051, x86, and TCL/TK.


Dr. Edwin Hernandez’s Latest CV can be found in PDF format here:

Expert witness for 4G LTE, Expert Witness for Cloud Computing, Expert Witness IPRs, Media Streaming, Startups, Technology Incubator founder, EGLAVATOR, EGLA CORP. 

 

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