dif@alumni.caltech.edu David I. Feinstein (503)706-4676; Portland, OR

application of sophisticated mathematics to adroitly formulated physical problems

Education

Ph.D.

1986 1981

California Institute of Technology

Applied Mathematics

graduate courses

1980 1979

Stanford University

Applied Physics

B.S. with honor

1979 1975

California Institute of Technology

Physics

 

Professional Experience

present

to

5/99

Analytic Animations, (my contract consulting company)

Problem formulation & algorithm development to date applied to chemical sensing, bioinformatics, and x-ray fluorescence spectroscopy.

4/99

to

8/95

Micromonitors, Bend, OR (high tech startup company; operation terminated 4/99)

Chief Scientist

Signal-processing for array of MIS (metal-insulator-semiconductor) sensors.

8/95

to

11/87

The Boeing Company, Bellevue, WA

Technical Lead Neural-Networks group & In-Process Drill Bit Monitoring group

Synthesis and analysis of signal-processing algorithms.

Student Work Experience

8/87

to

8/86

California Institute of Technology, Dept. of Computer Science, Pasadena, CA

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow under Professor Carver Mead

Continuum-limit analyses of analog-VLSI cochlear and retinal structures.

6/84

to

9/82

California Institute of Technology, Depts. of Physics, Biology & Comp. Sci.

Head Teaching Assistant for Computation & Neural Systems Course taught jointly by Professors Richard Feynman, John Hopfield, and Carver Mead

Summer

83

IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY

Graduate-Student Intern under Dr. Scott Kirkpatrick (developer of "Metropolis Algorithm")

Introduced Hopfield's energy functions into simulated annealing algorithms.

   

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