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 Expert  108456

Expert in Imaging Systems, New Products

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Delaware (DE)
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Expert has applied his experience in research and development and new business development to technology planning and management in many fields, especially those related to the electronics, medical imaging, and printing industries. Using a broad range of strategic planning tools, including 3rd Generation R&D technology assessments, Expert has planned short- and long-term product and process development programs for businesses from $1 MM to $100MM He has managed new business developments using stagegate implementation of programs for maximum profitability and customer satisfaction. Expert has been closely involved in technology assessment related to acquisitions and joint venture partnerships. He knows how to build effective technical teams and has been closely involved in business and technology re-engineering.

technology planning


technology management

Since the explosion of ink jet technology ten years ago Expert has managed technical and business developments in pigmented- and dye-based inks for thermal, piezo, and continuous flow ink jet systems. His experience includes ink jet ink formulation, manufacture and performance evaluation, and development in printing systems. Expert can help clients meet the needs of this rapidly growing business, having led the development of low-cost innovative products with laser print quality, lightfastness, and water resistance in high-performance printers.

ink-jet printer


ink-jet printing


ink-jet printing ink

Expert's background in photopolymers, inkjet, thermal imaging, and electrophotography has been applied to the formulation of materials and the development of color imaging systems including Cromalin(R), WaterProof(R), and color electronic prepress systems. He has planned and implemented substitution technology developments for new products and systems in proofing, analog, and digital printing. He has assessed market needs in non-impact printing and planned and developed innovative products and processes for consumable materials and systems development. Expert can help clients understand the workflow in the color imaging process and plan products and processes to best meet client needs and take advantage of electronic imaging opportunities.

color image


color imaging system

Expert has applied his background in imaging science, including both silver halide and novel imaging technologies, to the development and management of film or screen systems for medical diagnosis. These systems include UltraVision(R) high-resolution diagnostics, networked medical imaging devices, and computer-aided diagnostics. He can aid optimization of various components in a diagnostic imaging system both technically and economically.

medical diagnostic imaging


imaging science




imaging device

Since 1997 Expert has served as Executive Director of the Applied Optics Center of Delaware. This is a consortium of companies with the University of Delaware and Delaware State University to develop new laser-based optical systems for medical, environmental and process control analytical applications.

laser spectrophotometry

With broad experience in photopolymer formulation and system development, Expert has worked with photoresists, printed circuit materials, electronic devices, proofing systems, printing plates, non-impact printing and digital printing systems, solid modeling, holographic imaging, and waveguides.

imaging system



Expert has led new business developments and managed technology programs in many application areas for the electronics, medical, and printing industries. He has managed patent and intellectual property groups and led competitive information studies in photopolymer technology. Expert can bring a broad range of experience and an innovative approach to practical business problems or new growth opportunities.

new product development


new technology business value measurement

Expert has applied imaging science concepts and materials formulation skills to technology and new business developments in automotive, electronics, and graphic arts applications of holographic imaging systems. He has used alliances with universities and US, European, and Asia-Pacific companies to build skills. This field promises to revolutionize information storage, manipulation, and display. The availability of full color holograms and high-efficiency polymeric waveguide materials will provide imaging and information transfer capabilities with broad industry impact. Expert can guide the effective development of partnerships to pursue promising opportunities in holographic imaging, using mutually beneficial technology and business strengths to meet customer needs.



holographic optical element



Much of Expert's career has been related to developing new and improved printing processes, most recently those involving electronic imaging and digital printing methods. He recently completed (with Art Taggi) the revised and updated Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia article on printing processes.


electronic imaging


color printing


digital printing

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania;  Allentown, Pennsylvania;  Reading, Pennsylvania;  Bethlehem, Pennsylvania;  Elizabeth, New Jersey;  Trenton, New Jersey;  Camden, New Jersey;  Wilmington, Delaware;  Baltimore, Maryland;  and Alexandria, Virginia.

Often requested
with this expert:

Ink Jet Printers, Optics
Digital Printing, Ink/ Substrate Interaction, Color Theory...
Inkjet Printing Technology, Markets and Applications,...
Non-Impact Imaging Systems

Degree   Subject   Institution  
Ph.D.   Physical Organic Chemistry   Imperial College (London)  
B.Sc.   Organic Chemistry   Imperial College (London)  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title  

1997 to





Executive Director


1996 to







1985 to 1995


E.I. DuPont de Nemours & Company


Advanced Imaging Systems


Laboratory Director


1975 to 1985


E.I. DuPont de Nemours & Company


Advanced Imaging Systems


Business Development Manager


1967 to 1975


E.I. DuPont de Nemours & Company


Photo Products


Research Manager


1965 to 1967


E.I. DuPont de Nemours & Company


Photo Products


Research Supervisor


1962 to 1965


E.I. DuPont de Nemours & Company


Photo Products


Research Chemist


Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - U.S. Patent and Trademark Office  
 - Wiley-Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia  
 - Van Nostrand Reinhold  

Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert in optical waveguide.
  • Polymer expert for consulting on printing on plastics.
  • Silver halide expert for consulting on photo chemicals in coatings.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert for consulting on patent issues related to inkjet cartridges.
  • Expert in medical equipment for consulting on review of a portfolio of patents in the following categories: medical imaging / MRI /CT and microscopy.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

International Experience:
Country / Region   Summary
Asia-Pacific Rim   Expert managed research and business partnerships with companies in Asia-Pacific (especially Japan). He also acted as a liaison with European universities.

Additional Skills and Services:
Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Expert has experience locating vendors of inkjet inks, inkjet parts as well as systems.

Other Skills and Services

Expert managed research and business partnerships with companies in Asia-Pacific (especially Japan). He also acted as a liaison with European universities.


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