Ioannis Kanellakopoulos, PhD Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

  • Company: Oraton Consulting, LLC
  • Phone: (408) 850-1242
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Automotive and Telecommunications

Specialty Focus: Telecommunications, control systems, DSL, Carrier Ethernet, physical layer, vehicle collision avoidance, blind spot monitoring, adaptive cruise control, lane keeping, driver assistance systems, autonomous vehicles, electric vehicles, hybrid powertrains, wireless transceivers, audio electronics

Education: PhD, Electrical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; MS, Electrical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; BS, Electrical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens

Years in Practice: 25

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 6

Additional Information

Dr. Kanellakopoulos is a technology leader with 25+ years of experience in research, development, operations, and administration, in both academia and industry. He is the author or co-author of one book, 6 book chapters, 24 articles in refereed technical journals, 60 papers in refereed technical conferences, and 12 contributions to international telecommunications standards committees. He has been the plenary speaker at major technical conferences, and an invited speaker at more than 40 industrial and academic venues in 12 countries across 4 continents. He has designed and built telecom products such as DSL and Carrier Ethernet hardware and software, as well as a prototype fully automated electric vehicle that was used for research purposes in multiple college campuses. He has conducted extensive research in adaptive control of nonlinear systems, with applications to automotive control systems, specifically driver assistance systems and active suspension systems. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE, elected in 2005), and a recipient of multiple international awards. In addition, he has significant experience with international telecommunication standards (ITU-T SG15/Q4, 2006-2012), and has directed collaborative projects with several automotive/truck manufacturers and vendors (Ford, Mercedes-Benz, DaimlerChrysler, Freightliner, Gentex, Visteon). Employment History: 2012-present: Principal and Chief Technologist, Oraton Consulting 2006-2012: Chief Technology Officer, Actelis Networks 2004-2006: VP Engineering / Consultant, Tymphany Corp. 2003-2004: Founder & CEO, Iperasys Inc. 2000-2003: Chief Scientist, Voyan Technology 1999-2000: Professor, Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA 1998-2000: Vice Chair for Computing, Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA 1997-1999: Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA 1992-1997: Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering Dept, UCLA