HND (Telecommunications & Electronics Eng.)

During 12 years at GEC Plessey Telecoms (now Ericsson), Britain's major telecommunications equipment manufacturer, was involved in a wide variety of aspects of hardware and software engineering.

Computer aided laying out and tracking of large multilayer printed circuit boards for exchange main processor. Production of design, manufacturing, testing, and assembly drawings and documents. Fault finding and redesign from single units to entire exchange systems (switching and transmission).

Firmware design: FPLA/FPLS/PROM decodes CPU (8086/80286) code design processor microprogram code design. Gate array design. Integration and testing of new operating system software. Installation, testing, and problem solving on main exchange prototypes.

In over 18 years in Japan has worked exclusively in the field of patents, specializing mainly in the translation and rewriting of electronics and telecommunication related material.