Douglas Boynton Quine, Ph.D.
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A Creative Multi-Disciplinary Innovator and Problem Solver
with broad scientific, engineering and management experience in academic and business venues

Professional Experience

2015-present BRIDGEPORT HOSPITAL, Bridgeport CT
Research Associate | REDS-III Site Coordinator
Scientist supporting international REDS-III (Recipient Epidemiology and Donor Evaluation Study-III) sponsored by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the NIH to improve blood transfusion benefits and reduce risks. Also supporting development of standardized laboratory test names and results reporting for clinical and epidemiological work.

2010-2015 TRISKELION LTD., Bethel CT
Consultant
Consulting services as a team member or "one man tiger team". Experienced in multi-disciplinary scientific problem solving, innovation, program management, product management, project management, generating patents, patent litigation, process improvement, barcodes, postal automation, fact checking, proofreading, publishing, and Internet. Current and previous domestic / international clients include: Arcade Marketing, Pride Technologies (for an elite Connecticut hedge fund), WilmerHale, Pitney Bowes, Harvard University Press, Kirkland Ellis, UBM Electrical Engineering Times, Swidler & Berlin, and confidential clients. Engagements include research, innovation, process improvement, biohazard risk prevention, patent expert, intellectual property, financial portfolio management (using trading algorithms that I developed, tested, & implemented over the past decade), on-line forum moderation (posted over 1,500 comments and updates to EETimes.com on-line articles and discussions across a wide range of technical and business topics).

2006–2010 PITNEY BOWES ADVANCED CONCEPTS and TECHNOLOGY, Shelton CT
Fellow, Technology Laboratory
Basic and applied research, design and development of new mailstream systems including Secure Mail solutions.

2002–2006 PITNEY BOWES ADVANCED CONCEPTS and TECHNOLOGY, Shelton CT
Principal Engineer, System Laboratory
Design and development of new systems in the broad areas of hard copy and digital messaging utilizing internal and external technologies in coordination with customer needs. Invent, design, and implement innovative solutions leading to new products and business opportunities.

2000–2002 PITNEY BOWES docSENSE, Danbury CT
Product Guru, Digital Document Delivery
Invented, designed, and filed patents for innovative solutions in email communications, multiple channel (paper and electronic) message delivery, and Business to Employee communications leading to new products and business opportunities. Product manager for electronic bill presentment and payment (EBPP) and electronic statement presentment products. Managed development and test of new product prototype. Presented company capabilities to customers, industry analysts, stock analysts, and employees.

1993–2000 PITNEY BOWES PRODUCTION MAIL, Danbury CT
Program Manager, Barcoding and Sorting Systems
Identified sources of leading technology, negotiated contracts, managed development of new mail sorting technologies with OEM vendors. Coordinated marketing and engineering of mail sorting equipment with sales and technical support organizations. Managed development of two generations of sorter product line. Initiated incoming international sorter system project for Madrid, Spain.

1988–1993 MARTIN MARIETTA POSTAL SYSTEMS, Orlando FL, Chantilly VA, and Albuquerque NM
Staff Engineer (1988-1990) Senior Staff Engineer (1990-1993) with multiple roles
Postal automation systems engineer: managed software and documentation of prototype Delivery Barcode Sorter (DBCS); lead OCR R&D project, analyzed USPS automation requirements, helped design postal automation systems, analyzed BCR technology, prototyped parallel processing system for postal applications, debugged optics & mechanical design of USPS facer canceller prototype. Postal automation test manager: managed USPS field tests, analyzed, verified, and negotiated (saving over $280 million in the cost model) DBCS and Wide Area Bar Code Reader test results. Proposal manager/ author: wrote and managed postal automation technical proposals to USPS. New business technologist: coordinated USPS NPF sorter presence, edited video scripts; tracked postal news for senior staff.

1984–1988 ILLINOIS NATURAL HISTORY SURVEY / UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS, Champaign-Urbana IL
Associate Professional Scientist
Designed and developed Fortran-77 software to read Doppler radar data from multiple weather radar systems in multiple formats, display and analyze data, and convert to common format for storage. Developed tools to analyze patterns observed on weather radar scans to distinguish between weather and bird / insect targets. Managed MicroVAX system for the laboratory. Presented results to scientific and technical colleagues.

1982–1984 TULANE MEDICAL SCHOOL, New Orleans LA
Assistant Research Professor, Pharmacology
Improved system and conducted auditory pharmacology tests to determine the effects of candidate drugs on the responses of auditory nerve fibers in animals for treatment of tinnitus. Invented and deployed microcomputer based single cell data capture, display, & recording system. Invented and deployed high speed low cost microcomputer upgrade for scintillation counter plotter.

1979–1982 DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Post Doctoral Fellow / Research Associate
Developed computer programs, protocols, and computer controlled hardware interfaces for the generation and data recording of auditory tests for research into the physiology of hearing changes in Multiple Sclerosis. Tested multiple patients and published scientific findings.

1973–1974 ROCKEFELLER UNIVERSITY, Field Research Center, Millbrook, New York
Acoustical Consultant
Studies of environmental acoustics in fields and forests in temperate and tropical environments. Analysis of the acoustical implications for the evolution of animal communication.

Education

1974–1979 CORNELL UNIVERSITY, Ithaca NY,
Ph.D. Neurobiology and Behavior
Outstanding Instructor award for excellence in teaching; research on homing pigeon navigation systems
Gage Fellowship; designed and built all test apparatus including electronics, acoustic systems, pigeon loft

1969–1973 PRINCETON UNIVERSITY, Princeton NJ
B.A. Biology
Cannon Thesis Prize in Biology; Board of Directors Ivy Radio Network, DJ on WPRB-FM (#1 in Trenton NJ market)
initiated student membership in local rescue squad, taught over 300 students emergency first aid
Red Cross certified First Aid instructor (basic & advanced); Water Safety Instructor; Bonded locksmith

United States Patents

  1. #6,717,957 Method for Delivering Information in a Closed Loop MultiMedia System. (April 6, 2004)
  2. #6,782,415 Business-To-Employee Messaging System. (August 24, 2004)
  3. #6,795,376 Method For Displaying An Environmentally Modulated Expiration Date. (September 21, 2004)
  4. #6,832,246 Dynamic electronic forwarding system. (December 14, 2004)
  5. #6,839,738 System and method for cleansing addresses for electronic messages. (Quine, Schumacher, January 4, 2005)
  6. #6,865,561 Closed system meter having address correction capabilities. (Allport, Kelly, Nicholls, Capelli, Quine, March 8, 2005)
  7. #6,895,427 System and method for cleansing addresses for electronic messages. (Quine, Schumacher, May 17, 2005)
  8. #6,957,248 System and method for forwarding electronic messages. (Douglas Quine, Alexander Quine, October 18, 2005)
  9. #6,985,408 Method For Displaying An Environmentally Modulated Expiration Date. (Jan. 10, 2006)
  10. #6,988,129 Method For Providing Address Change Notification in an Electronic Message Forwarding System. (Jan. 17, 2006)
  11. #7,004,396 System and method for grouping mail pieces in a sorter. (Quine, Baker on Feb. 28, 2006)
  12. #7,016,938 E-Mail Forwarding System Having Archival Database. (March 21, 2006)
  13. #7,060,927 Method and system for isolating and testing biological contaminants in mail packages. (Quine, Stemmle on June 13, 2006)
  14. #7,149,780 Method for determining e-mail address format rules (Quine, Schumacher on Dec. 12, 2006)
    reissue: re43,118 Method for determining e-mail address format rules (Quine, Schumacher on Jan. 17, 2012)
  15. #7,156,290 System and method for determining and reporting whether a mail piece has been opened by a recipient (Stemmle, Hasbani, Auslander, Quine, Wittenberg, Nagarsheth on Jan. 2, 2007)
  16. #7,191,222 Method for providing address change notification in an electronic message forwarding system (Quine on March 13, 2007)
  17. #7,229,025 Barcode with enhanced additional stored data (Sussmeier, Auslander, MacKay, Obrea, Quine on June 12, 2007)
  18. #7,258,277 Method for enhancing mail piece processing system (Baker, Quine on August 21, 2007)
  19. #7,340,970 Method and device for isolating, collecting and transferring hazardous samples (Quine, Stemmle, Massucci, Zukowski on March 11, 2008)
  20. #7,341,334 System and method for preventing security ink tampering (Auslander, Quine on March 11, 2008)
  21. #7,387,251 Bar code recognition method and system for paper handling equipment" (Baker, Quine on June 17, 2008)
  22. #7,389,274 Integrated payment for international business reply mail (Sansone, Monsen, Quine on June 17, 2008)
  23. #7,414,219 System and Method for Grouping Mail Pieces in a Sorter (Quine, Baker on August 19, 2008)
  24. #7,491,548 Method and device for collecting and transferring biohazard samples (Quine, Sharma, Massucci on February 17, 2009)
  25. #7,527,199 Method and system for protecting privacy of signature on mail ballot utilizing optical shutters (Quine, Ryan on May 5, 2009)
  26. #7,543,026 System and Method for Address Correction Of Electronic Messages (Quine, Schumacher on June 2, 2009)
  27. #7,558,831 Method for providing address change notification in an electronic message forwarding system (July 7, 2009)
  28. #7,580,983 E-Mail Forwarding System Having Archival Database (Aug. 25, 2009)
  29. #7,596,600 System for selective delivery of electronic communications (Sept. 29, 2009)
  30. #7,653,233 Confirming cancellation of truncated checks (Quine, Ryan on Jan. 26, 2010)
  31. #7,690,566 Integrated ballot and voting envelope with voter verification security (Quine, Haas on April 6, 2010)
  32. #7,766,233 Vote by mail envelope that protects privacy of voter's signature (Haas, Quine, et al on Aug. 3, 2010)
  33. #7,859,563 System and method for synchronizing a strobe in video image capturing (Quine on Dec. 28, 2010)
  34. #7,868,264 System and process for reducing number of stops on delivery route.. (Stemmle, Caddy, Quine on Jan. 11, 2011)
  35. #7,889,885 Method for detecting perforations on the edge of an image of a form (Cordery, Campagna, Foth, Haas, Quine on Feb. 15, 2011)
  36. #7,894,655 Confirming cancellation of truncated checks (Quine, Ryan on Feb 22, 2011)
  37. #7,922,208 Method and system for protecting privacy of signatures on mail ballots (Haas, Quine, Hammell, Campagna on Apr. 12, 2011)
  38. #7,923,655 Sorting method and system with dynamically re-allocated sortation bins (Quine, Baker on Apr. 12, 2011)
  39. #7,949,424 Virtual code for delivery to the nearest building of organizations having multiple buildings (Quine on May 24, 2011)
  40. #7,972,869 Method and device for collecting and transferring biohazard samples (Quine, Sharma, Massucci, Summers on July 5, 2011)
  41. #8,022,329 System and method for full escort mixed mail sorter using mail clamps (Stemmle, Quine on Sept. 20, 2011)
  42. #8,073,195 Method and apparatus for detecting malfunctioning print elements in postage meter indicia printer (Quine, Miller on Dec. 6, 2011)
  43. #8,145,265 Method and System for Producing Hard Copies of Electronic Information Employing a Portable Personal Receiving Device (Pawlecki, Quine on March 27, 2012)
  44. #8,152,067 Time Limited Business Reply Mail (Quine on April 10, 2012)
  45. #8,152,068 Systems and Methods for Producing and Processing Time Dependent Dynamic Barcodes in a Mail Delivery System (Sanchez, Quine on April 10, 2012)
  46. #8,235,516 Print enhancement of pixels to improve readability (Auslander, Quine on Aug. 7, 2012)
  47. #8,237,998 Flexible system for feeding and processing multi-page documents (Rozenfeld, Quine, et al on Aug. 7, 2012)
  48. #8,287,004 Reusable Windowed Envelope (Rosen, Dahl, Quine, Reichelsheimer on Oct. 16, 2012)
  49. #8,504,828 Surface Profile Tracing of a Document (Quine on Aug. 6, 2013)

International Patents

  1. European #EP1022693 (France, Germany, United Kingdom) Closed system meter having address correction capabilities (Allport, Kelly, Nicholls, Capelli, Quine on April 26, 2007)
  2. European #EP1544493 (France, Germany, and United Kingdom) Method and system for isolating and testing biological contaminants (Quine, Stemmle on Feb. 4, 2008)
  3. Canadian #2,551,844 and European #EP1741496 (France, Germany, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, UK) Method and system for mitigating threats and hoaxes perpetrated through a mail system (Quine, Euchner, Massucci on Sept. 23, 2008)
  4. European #EP1791081 (France, Germany, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, UK) Method for detecting perforation on the edge of an image of a form (Cordery, Campagna, Foth, Haas, Quine on Jan. 7, 2009)
  5. European #EP1671708 (France, Germany, UK) Method for enhancing mail piece processing system (Baker, Quine on Jan. 7, 2009)
  6. European #EP1434175 (France, Germany, Italy, UK) Method for retrieving mailpiece tracking data using mailpiece images [foreign only, not USA] (Baker, Starrett, Quine on Dec. 2, 2009)
  7. European #EP 1439496 (France, Germany, Italy, UK) System for tracking mailpieces [foreign only, not USA] (Baker, Starrett, Quine on Dec. 16, 2009)
  8. European #EP1676646 (France, Germany, UK) System and process for grouping mailpieces in a sorter (Quine, Baker on April 7, 2010)
  9. European #EP1605396 (France, Germany, UK) Barcode with Additional Stored Data (Sussmeier, Auslander, MacKay, Obrea, Quine on Aug. 25, 2010)
  10. European #EP1900646 (France, Germany, UK) Method and System for protecting privacy of signature on mail ballot utilizing optical shutter (Quine, Ryan on Oct. 27, 2010)
  11. European #EP2,199,087 (France, Germany, UK) Print enhancement of pixels to improve readability (Auslander, Quine on January 18, 2012)

Patent Citations: 236 citations of my patents / patent applications by companies including: Abbott Point of Care, American Express Travel Related Services, AOL / America Online, AT&T / AT&T Delaware Intellectual Property / AT&T Intellectual Property, Bartex Research, BellSouth, Brandmail Solutions, Cameron Lanning Cormack, Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Cingular, Cisco Technology, Dell Computer, Delphi Technologies, eBay, Engate Technology, Foundation IP, Fujitsu, Genworth Financial, Hand Held Products, Hewlett-Packard / Hewlett Packard Development, Hitachi, Honeywell International, Hoover's, IBM, Infowave Software, Infratab, I-Stat, Invention Science Fund, K&M International, Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Kangnam-ku, Konica Minolta Systems Laboratory, Lashback, Leica Geosystems, Lockheed Martin, Lynch Marks, Matsushita Electric Works, McAfee, Message Level, MessageOne, Microsoft, Murata Kikai Kabushiki Kaisha, MX Logic Inc, NEC, Neopost, NMS Communications, Northrop Grumman, Nokia, Novell, NTT DoCoMo, Paksense, Panasonic, Pitney Bowes, QAS Limited, Research In Motion, Rightnow Technologies, Sendside Networks, SEVEN Networks, Siemens / Siemens AG/ Siemens Industry, Smart Caregiver, Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB, Sprint Spectrum, Stamps.com, Stanley Security, Teamon, TIP Communications, Toshiba, United Parcel Service, United Services Automobile Association - USAA, United States Postal Service, University of Pittsburgh, Xerox, Xobni, Yangaroo, Zoltar Systems

Books

2008. Quine, W. V. Confessions of a Confirmed Extensionalist and Other Essays (Dagfinn Føllesdal & Douglas B. Quine, editors), Cambridge: Belknap Press, Harvard University, xi + 521 pp.
2008. Quine, W. V. Quine in Dialogue (Dagfinn Føllesdal & Douglas B. Quine, editors), Cambridge: Belknap Press, Harvard University, xi + 378 pp.

Journal Publications

24 Postal Automation papers & notes (1987-present) in U.S. Stamps and Postal History, American Philatelist, US Specialist, Modern Postal History Journal, Linn's Stamp News, Auxiliary Markings, IDENT (Postal Mechanisation Study Circle)

19 Scientific Papers (1973-2015) in: J. Comparative Physiology, Behavioral Ecology & Sociobiology, Archives of Neurology, Hearing Research, Brain, J. Neuroscience Method, Archives of. Otolaryngology, Canadian. J. Neurological Sciences

White Papers

Quine (2001) "Improving the Effectiveness of Email Messaging."
Gardner & Quine (2000) "Improving the Speed & Accuracy of EBPP, ESP, and Employee Communications

Internet Technology

Webmaster: Auxiliary Markings Club; Creator / Webmaster: Triskelion Ltd (postal terms glossary used by USPS & vendors; POSTNET / PLANET code online decoder); over 2,000,000 visits to date across all my web sites; TCP/IP Networking

Previous Technology Development

Doppler weather radar data converter & display program; Invented & deployed microcomputer single cell data capture, display, & recorder; also, high speed low cost microcomputer upgrade for scintillation counter plotter

Programming Languages

HTML, JavaScript, Fortran, 6502 Assembler, Basic

Teaching

Taught or assisted in 7 university biology courses including "Sensory Systems of Animals" which I developed

Seminars & Lectures

Over 60 scientific / business / technical lectures at universities, corporations, and conferences in the USA., Canada, UK, and Italy

Awards & Honors

Offices Currently Held

Judge / Reviewer


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