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I am a registered patent agent (#74,387) with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). I have decades of eclectic experience in medical research and computer technology. I have worked in a variety of venues, including the corporate, academic, governmental and freelance sectors, including:
Freelance translator – Translating German, French and Spanish patent, engineering and medical documents into English
Manager of a research-based dental school database at University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)
Academic computing supervisor at UIC
Statistical software consultant/instructor at UIC
Technical support, programming and consultation at IBM (statistical software)
Research programmer in clinical studies at G.D. Searle (pharmaceutical company)
Computer site manager, statistical consultant, instructor for several medical school departments at Northwestern University
I have participated in over a dozen research projects within these organizations and am an author or co-author is as many research publications. In addition, my reading knowledge of several foreign languages gives me the unique ability to analyze and understand engineering and scientific disciplines from an international perspective.
Master of Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago, including certificates in:
Master of Arts, Loyola University of Chicago, specializing in physiological psychology and experimental design.
Fundamentals of Engineering exam, Industrial Engineering.
Zertifikat Deutsch exam (literacy in German).
CompTIA certification: Security+ (network security, compliance and operational security, threats and vulnerabilities, application, data and host security, access control and identity management)
CompTIA certification: Network+ (network hardware, connections, software, the OSI Reference model, and different protocols used in local area networks and wide area networks)
CompTIA certification: i-Net+ (Internet, intranet, extranet, electronic commerce technologies, server-side and client-side scripting, basic networking via command line, e-commerce, security via digital signatures, copyright licenses and basic HTML coding)
FCC licensed amateur radio operator, Technician class – (KC9YRN)