Dr. Blanchard has over 40 years of combined industry, research, academic, and consulting experience. His research covers semiconductor device and electronics design, semiconductor device physics, semiconductor manufacturing processes and equipment, failure analysis, and reverse engineering of semiconductor devices and electronic circuits.
BSEE and MSEE degrees from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1970
PhD in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University, 1982
Dr. Blanchard has over 35 years of experience in the semiconductor and electronics industries, having worked with Fairchild Semiconductor, Supertex, Siliconix, IXYS Corporation, Failure Analysis Associates (Exponent), IP Managers, and Silicon Valley Expert Witness Group.
He has also served as an independent consultant and expert witness in semiconductor technology, and is a professor of electrical engineering at Foothill College.
He was previously principal engineer and engineering manager of the Electrical & Electronic Division of Failure Analysis (Exponent) Associates, where he was employed for seven years. As division manager, he performed numerous forensic tests and analysis of electronic and electrical systems and of semiconductor devices. These were often subject to legal disputes, particularly those involving intellectual property rights.
Scott Denning is an experienced expert witness for the mobile wireless, global positioning system (GPS), network communications, software, storage, and embedded computing industries.
Dr. Bravman has over 25 years of experience consulting for the computer, semiconductor technology, consumer electronics and material sciences industries.
Mr. Gray has over 30 years of experience in the computer and communications industries with Burroughs, Olivetti, Computer Communications, Xerox, Simpact Associates, NTN Communications and Networld Exchange.