Dr. Frederic Herman is the founder of Inferential Technology Inc. He has been an engineering consultant for the past 40 years, and has provided engineering services to a diverse spectrum of clients including in the areas of the broadcast and recording industry, the U.S. military, human resource management service companies, the medical equipment industry, and civilian government agencies. This page provides a summary of Dr. Herman's educational credentials and his non-consulting experience. A separate page provides a summary of work performed either solely or through the direction of Dr. Herman.
- B.E. with High Honor (Bachelor of Engineering, unified engineering) - Stevens Institute of Technology
- M.S.E (Master of Science in Engineering) - Moore School, University of Pennsylvania
- M.M.S (Master of Management Science) - Stevens Institute of Technology
- PhD (Doctor of Philosophy, computer science & electro-mathematics)- Stevens Institute of Technology
- "Initial Conditions" Algorithm For State Variable Analysis of Linear Systems, Thesis, Master of Science in Engineering Degree, The Moore School of Electrical Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, August 1968.
- Initial Conditions' Algorithm for State Variable Analysis of Linear Systems, Allerton Conference on Circuits & System Theory. October, 1968.
Statistically Based Interpolation and Extrapolation in Automated Testing Systems, Presented at the 6th Asilomar Conference on Circuits and Systems, November 1972. Proceedings published by Western Periodicals CO., North Hollywood, CA.
- Monitoring IC Process Parameters with Statistically Enhanced Test Pattern Data, Seventh Annual Princeton Conference on Information Science and Systems, March 1973.
Statistics for Improvement of IC Process Control, 6th Asilomar Conference on Circuits and Systems, November 1973. Proceedings published by Western Periodicals CO., North Hollywood, CA.
Incorporating Statistical Information for Polynomial & Transcendental Interpolation, IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation & Management, Vol IM-22, No. 4, December 1973.
The Incorporation of Prior Information in Interpolation and Extrapolation Algorithms as Applied to Automated Testing Systems, Dissertation, Doctor of Philosophy Degree, Stevens Institute of Technology, 1975.
University Level Teaching Experience
- Fairleigh Dickinson University - Fort Monmouth Offsite Facility (Graduate level courses in computer science)
- University of Pennsylvania (Graduate level electronics lab)
- University of Colorado, Colorado Springs (Undergraduate level courses in computer science)
- Bell Telephone Laboratories (Co-lecturer in a course on minicomputer architecture and microprogramming.)
Other Professional Achievements
- Life Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
- Member, Tau Beta Pi (National Engineering Honor Society)
- Founder, Pikes Peak Linux User Group
- Past President, Protect Our Wells (private well owners association, El Paso County, Colorado))
- Contributor (water sufficiency & quality) El Paso County, Colorado - major revision to county development code
- Professional Engineers License, New Jersey & Colorado (licenses have been retired)
- FCC. previously licensed: first class radiotelephone license, amateur advanced license.