Ed Walker is President of Design/Analysis Consultants, Inc (DACI), a small consulting firm specializing in design validation, risk assessment, and optimization of electronics and electromechanical technologies. Walker is the author of The Design Analysis Handbook, A Practical Guide to Design Validation (Elsevier), and the complimentary Design Master™ software, a probability-based analysis tool. The design/analysis methodology developed by Walker and described in the Handbook has been adopted by numerous technology firms, including automotive, power supply, medical, telecommunications, computer, and integrated circuit developers.
In addition to providing design and development services, Walker has used his troubleshooting skills to help clients resolve numerous problems affecting the production and reliability of electronic products. Particular areas of expertise include analog circuit design, switchmode power, high speed digital, EMI/EMP, safety, and radiation effects. Walker has also provided expert testimony to help resolve litigation concerning technical performance and limitations, and has been granted several patents.
DACI is a leading firm in the field of design validation for product reliability. DACI’s customers include industrial, commercial, military, and medical firms in a variety of technology applications. DACI’s network of consultants includes experts in all aspects of product design and development.
When not submersed in technical challenges, Walker writes offbeat psychological fiction. To learn more please see Journeys to the Edge of Reality.