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Chief Scientist

Location:
Huntington Beach, California, 92648, United States
Posted:
November 30, 2017

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Pileih (Peter) Chen

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Huntington Beach, California 92648

Phone: 714-***-****, e-mail: q6iorj@r.postjobfree.com

SUMMARY

Over 37 years of advanced radar systems experiences in various positions as Program Chief Radar Engineer, Radar Technical Director, Chief Scientist, and Radar Systems IPTL for major US radar companies, such as Hughes Radar Systems Group, Raytheon Air and Space Systems, Telephonics Radar Systems, Rockwell International Autonetics Systems,, RCA Missile and Surface Radar System Division, and Texas Instruments.

Advanced Radar Experience Highlights

• Technical Director and Chief Systems Engineer to develop advanced multi-function AESA radar system including overall radar system design, performance analysis and simulation, advanced RF and radar algorithms, system and subsystem specification, and overall system design tradeoffs, system integration and field tests; Also worked as a radar systems IPTL for many other Raytheon radar programs, such as the Global Hawk UAV radar, classified radar programs, MP-RTIP AESA radar program, Principle Investigator for various advanced radars, proposal development, and new business marketing development for both monostatic and bistatic radars.

• Chief Scientist to develop a Ka-band radar system for aircraft landing aid in adverse weather condition. Duty includes: overall aircraft landing requirements prior to decision height, overall landing radar requirements, and various level system specifications (system and all subsystems: antenna, multi-channel receiver, digital processor, and RF waveform algorithms

• Chief Radar Systems Engineer to develop an airborne collision avoidance radar for UAV platform. Duty includes: overall radar system design and tradeoffs, RF calibration algorithm, RF waveform algorithm, system and subsystem specifications, customer interface and final design presentations. Technical radar marketing to select andreview BAA from all military agencies to pursue new radar business.

• Systems Engineering Section Manager to manage 35 systems engineers over 3 years for managing engineer’s performance development and annual review, mentoring junior engineers, allocating job assignments and transition planning, IPT team building and leadership, EVMS management, IMS/IMP development, and working with upper management for efficient and excellent engineering execution.

Hands-on Radar Working Experiences

Highly experienced in developing advanced air-to-air, air-to-surface, and ground-to-air radar systems (pulse Doppler, FM/CW, monostatic and bistatic radars):

• Develop overall radar system architecture and system analyses for multi-function AESA radars for advanced airborne fighter platforms.

• Develop advanced radar RF waveforms to optimize radar mode performance (SAR, GMTI, HRR, MMTI, AAAS, AACS, EA/EP) for both airborne and space born platforms.

• Acquired one US patents in advanced RF algorithm and associated susbsystem design for bistatic radar time and phase synchronization which can apply to large space-borne AESA phase calibration for beam forming

• Develop bistatic radar warning system concept and overall system architecture for future space satellite protection against space intruders.

• Define radar system architecture, design requirements, and system and subsystem specifications (HW & Algorithm/SW).

• Validate system-level performance via Matlab simulation to perform system tradeoffs and optimize system and hardware specifications.

• Develop a Ka-band MMW digital beamforming radar system for aircraft landing aid in adverse weather condition.

• Develop an advanced RF algorithm for multi-channel balancing technique to maintain multi-channel amplitude and phase matching.

• Define radar system operational and functional requirements based on system CONOP and develop radar design consistent with overall system timeline.

• Develop versatile radar waveform design per radar mode of operation to achieve optimum radar performance under system constraints.

• Perform radar target detection modeling and analysis for 5 Swerling-target types via Matlab simulation and further verified via Blake radar analysis technique.

• Design and implement parametric and non-parametric CFAR techniques.

• Develop clutter suppression techniques associated with false alarm control.

• Implement radar mode and associated algorithmic development for overall radar system-level simulation and performance assessments via MATLAB & EXCEL.

• Conduct radar system integration and test in the laboratory, participate radar flight test and conduct post-flight data reduction, analysis, and design diagnostics.

• Develop EW receiver design analysis and passive Direction Finding techniques.

• Develop and simulate EA/EP system requirements, EP/EA tactics and techniques and validate via Matlab simulation.

• Develop electronic attack (EA) techniques for joint Radar/RWR/EA applications.

• Principal Investigator for various radar IR&D programs for both monostatic and bistatic radar systems.

• Chief system engineer to develop bistatic radar proposal (BSAR & BGMTI modes)

• Chief technical writer to write many technical radar and antenna proposals.

• Extensive experiences in bi-static radar system design with two US Patents.

• Working experiences in passive RWR/EW and ELINT receiver.

• Lead PAC-3 missile seeker radar engineer to design and implement seeker radar for missile guidance in search and track modes of operation.

• Designed, integrated, and tested (lab, field, and flight) MMW (35 & 94 GHz) radar for MMW radar seeker guidance.

• Algorithm development especially for radar detection, ECM/ECCM, and data reduction, mode analysis, and radar diagnostics.

• Designed, integrated, and flight tested GMTI/HRR for a multi-platform experiment.

• Developed passive direction finding for anti-radiation missile guidance (HARM).

• Knowledge of IPDS process, requirement management, and MATLAB simulation.

• Published 5 radar technical papers in IEEE & IEE radar symposium and conference.

• Demonstrated team leadership as the Systems IPTL of both technical and multi-disciplined teams.

• Experienced in all phases of IPDS process starting from System CONOP, radar concept development, architecture definition, performance analysis, requirement analysis & subsystem requirements flow down, system/subsystem design, integration, test, verification & validation (V&V) and SE documentation.

• Proposal development and lead technical marketing activities to acquire new and existing radar business.

Programmatic and IPTL Experiences

Chief Engineer and/or Radar Product Line Chief Engineer to develop new radar products.

• Technical Director and Deputy Program Manager for the joint US & NATO Global Hawk radar program (Raytheon TCAR Program).

• Radar IPTL for classified programs (Raytheon)

• Chief radar engineer for the Navy's Sense and Avoid Fire Scout UAV program

• Chief Scientist for Telephonics Corporation to develop MMM landing radar

• IPTL working knowledge in EVMS practice, program management, and IPT leadership.

• Radar Section Manager to manage 35 radar systems engineers in Raytheon Airborne Radar Systems Department. Excellent communication skills and dynamic personality to work among engineers, upper management, and customers.

EDUCATIONS

• MSEE Electrical Engineering – Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana

• MSc Physics Science - University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, Wisconsin

• BSc Physics Sciences – National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan

SECURITY CLEARANCES

DOD Secret (2014), Top Secret & Special Access (2010, not active)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

*2012-2014 Chief Scientist for Telephonics Corporation (Huntington, New York)

Chief Scientist to develop a Ka-band radar system for aircraft landing aid in adverse weather condition. Duties includes: overall aircraft landing phases prior to decision height, and overall landing radar requirements and various level system specifications (system and all subsystems: antenna, multi-channel receiver, digital processor, and algorithms).

*2010-2011 Chief Radar Engineer for the SNCorp (Irvine, Ca)

Chief Radar Engineer and Program Manager to develop Navy’s SAA (sense and avoid) radar (ACAS) for the UAV (Navy’s Fire Scout). ACAS radar is a Ku-band electronic scan radar to perform multiple intruders/targets (10) detection, tracking, and warning for the UAV to avoid collision.

*1997-2010 Raytheon Systems Company/ Hughes Radar Systems Group (El Segundo, Ca)

Technical Director and Chief Systems Engineer to develop next generation (Navy F-18/APG-79) multi-function X-band AESA radar; Also worked as a radar systems engineer for many other Raytheon radar programs, such as the Global Hawk UAV radar (SAR and GMTI/HRR modes), U-2 AIP radar, classified radar programs, and MP-RTIP AESA radar program (Air-to-air Search/Track, SAR, GMTI, Maritime MTI, HRR, and others). Most of these radars are multi-function AESA radar systems. I also was the Systems Engineering Manager and Deputy Department Manager to manage 35 systems engineers over 3 years for managing engineer’s performance development and annual review, mentoring junior engineers, allocating job assignments and transition planning, IPT team building and leadership, EVMS management, IMS/IMP development, and working with upper management for efficient and excellent engineering operation.

*1989 -1997 Rockwell International /Boeing (Anaheim, Ca)

Senior Principle Radar Systems Engineer to develop the Army’s PAC-3 (Patriot Advanced Capability-3) Ka-band missile seeker radar including target detection and tracking, and developed two classified modes of operation. I was also responsible, as the Principle Investigator (PI) for multi-year IRADS in MMW radar seekers for the Navy’s SM-2 Block IV upgrade and new business development.

*1985-1989 TRW Corp (Redondo Beach, Ca)

Senior Staff Engineer to develop MMW missile seeker radar and manage phased array components development. Also involved in new business development in MMW missile seekers both Ka and W-band operations.

*1984-1985 RCA Missile and Surface Radar Division (Moorestown, NJ)

PMES (Principle Member Technical Staff) to develop an S-band ADR-M (an air defense radar system). My job functions were radar system analysis, requirement development and performance specification, and customer interfaces. I also worked closely with radar software development to develop radar software specification.

*1980-1985 Texas Instruments (Lewisville, Tx)

Senior Staff Engineer to develop passive DF seeker/missile for defense suppression and RWR, and a 94 GHz radar system demonstration.

*1977-1980 Honeywell Government Systems (Hopkins, Mn)

Development Engineer to develop MMW missile seeker radar systems, radar data reduction analysis, and system simulation.

U.S. PATENTS AND DISCLUSURES

• Raytheon Invention Award 08W195 on Dynamic Waveform Design for a High-speed Platform, 12/01/08

• U.S. Patent: “Modular Radar Architecture (FM/CW or Pulse) for Automobile Collision Avoidance Applications”, U.S. Patent No 5,517,197 10/24/94.

• U.S. Patent: “Bistatic Radar System Using Transmitters in Mid-Earth Orbit”, U.S. Patent No 6,6614,386, 9/2/03

• U.S. Patent: “Bistatic Radar System Synchronization”, United States Patent 7,148,839, 12/12/2006

• Three (3) Rockwell Internal Patent Disclosures during 1995 to 1997 related to advanced radar system design and signal processing

RADAR TECHNICAL PUBLICATIONS

• “A Practical Solution to Multi-channel Receiver Matching”, 9th Annual All Raytheon RF Systems, 2007 Raytheon Radar Symposium (07RF298)

• “Operational Bistaic Radar System Synchronization for Future Bistatic SAR and GMTI Modes”, 9th Annual All Raytheon RF Systems, 2007 Raytheon Radar Symposium (07RF048)

• “Bistatic GMTI Experiment for Airborne Platforms”, IEEE Radar Conference 2000, Washington D.C

• “HRR Profiling for GMTI Search Radar”, IEEE Radar Conference 2000, Washington D.C

• “Monopulse Beam Sharpening Techniques” IEE International Radar Symposium, London, England, 1984

• “ MMW Landing Radar for Aircraft Landing” a book will be published by the Artech Radar House in 2016

• “Airborne Radar Mode Design Principles and Practices” a book will be published in 2017 by the Artech Radar House.



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