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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Telecommunications and Electrical Engineering

Specialty Focus: WiFi, LTE, cellular, wireless, RF, electronics, Internet, networks, satellite, GPS, RADAR, applied research, artificial intelligence, statistics

Education: BSEE, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA; ME (Master of Engineering), Telecommunications, University of Colorado, Boulder; ME, Engineering Management, University of Colorado, Boulder

Years in Practice: <5

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: <5


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Mark McFarland, P.E., is a licensed electrical engineer and statistician with over 20 years of experience in fields such as wireless engineering, communications engineering, telecommunications, and applied research. He is published in several national and international peer-reviewed journals and is a recognized expert by city, state and federal governments. He has been a speaker at a number of national and international technical conferences. Mark is currently the CEO of Discovery Engineering, as well as a communications researcher at the US Department of Commerce in Boulder, CO. His practice areas include telecommunications, cellular, wireless, networks, electronics, and applied research. He has performed investigations into electrical, electronic, and communications systems involving design, use, defects, equipment breakdown and malfunctions for government, commercial, research, and liability matters. Mark has experience in the design, analysis, and testing of satellite, cellular, LTE, Internet, wireless, RF, Wi-Fi, RADAR, networks, data communications, communication protocols, standards, emergency and public safety communications systems, GPS, instrumentation, and control systems. Mark understands variability is crucial to improving and controlling processes. He brings scholarship and practical experience in applied research to help clients understand variability and improve their outcomes. The financial and legal consequences of improper scientific research methods are enormous, and with his experience in statistics and applied research, Mark aims to ensure defensible methods inform decision making.