John M Nicholson, PhD, MBA, PE Expert Witness

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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Engineering and Statistics

Keywords/Search Terms:

False Claims Act, Radar Systems, Antennas, Electromagnetic Interference/jamming, Signal Processing, Systems Engineering, Project Management, Risk Management, Quality, Reliability, Digital Engineering, Government Contracting


B.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of New Mexico; B.S. Electrical Engineering, University of New Mexico; M.E. Systems Engineering, University of Colorado; Ph.D. Systems Engineering, University of Alabama

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Licensed Professional Engineer with 19 years of technical experience in multiple technical roles and disciplines. Work experience includes Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Electromechanical Control Systems. Provides consulting services to companies functioning as Chief Engineer overseeing two customer projects involving twenty engineers and $8 million of project funding. Expert in engineering project failure root cause analysis. He is frequently assigned to struggling projects to diagnose, correct and resolve technical and managerial deficiencies. Teaches four Graduate engineering courses at University of Colorado and provides professional training in Systems Engineering, Radar System Engineering and Product Development. Specific areas of expertise include: • False Claims Act • Patent Infringement • Radar Systems • Signal Processing • Electromagnetic Interference/Jamming • Engineering process and development methods • Systems Engineering • Antenna analysis and design • Telecommunications, including satellite and wireless • Control system analysis and design • Quality auditing and engineering • Product Reliability analysis • Project failure analysis • Statistical analysis and quality control • Engineering project risk management • Department of Defense Acquisitions Processes • Digital Engineering and Model-Based Systems Engineering