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 Expert  108460

Expert in Paper Processing, particularly Tissue Processing

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Ohio (OH)
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness

Summary of Expertise: Listed with other top experts in: 
Expert has spent 40 years in the area of paper web forming, especially tissue grades, both layered and monoply. He has taught portions of the TAPPI short courses on tissue, wet end operations, and twin-wire forming. He has performed laboratory trials on high speed formers in the U.S., Germany, Sweden, and Finland. Expert participated in the start-up of nine paper machines. He also specializes in drying systems (especially air dryers), consistency sensors, and papermaking patent infringement issues.

Expert has taught undergraduate and graduate level university courses in heat/mass transfer, papermaking, and process control. His research activities have been in the fields of computer simulation, press drying and pulping kinetics.


paper sheet forming


tissue paper


tissue-grade paper


bathroom tissue




lightweight paper


paper drying


paper machine design


paper machinery


paper pressing


paper processing




paper-web-forming machinery


wet-end paper operation


wire forming


Yankee dryer




hot-air drying machine

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Indianapolis, Indiana;  Bloomington, Indiana;  Muncie, Indiana;  Columbus, Ohio;  Cincinnati, Ohio;  Dayton, Ohio;  Springfield, Ohio;  Hamilton, Ohio;  Lexington, Kentucky;  and Louisville, Kentucky.

Often requested
with this expert:

Pulping and Papermaking
Strategic Consulting, Project Management, Process...
Tissue and Towel Papermaking, Energy and Water Conservation
Paper Making Process Design, Papermaking Project Cost...

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1966   M.E.   Fluid Mechanics   MIT  
1964   M.S.   Heat Transfer   MIT  
1963   B.S.   Mechanical Engineering   Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2009 to





Sole Proprietor


Consulting activity involving pulp and paper technology, especially patent infringement, papermaking equipment and thermal/chemical processes.

1979 to 2009


Miami University


Paper & Chemical Engineering




Expert presented courses in papermaking, heat transfer, mass transfer, fluid flow, and process control.

1966 to 1979


Procter & Gamble




Senior Engineer for Papermaking


Expert designed and developed paper machines, especially forming and drying sections.

Career Accomplishments:

Expert is a Life Fellow of the International Society for Measurement and Control. He is also a former Member of the Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry.


Expert is a Licensed Professional Engineer.

Publications and Patents Summary

He has authored more than 50 articles, perhaps 30 refereed, and 100 non-refereed publications and 2 books.

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
1966 to 1968   US Army   Captain, OrdC   Conduct of experiments with Development & Proof Services and Night Vision Laboratory

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Expert reviewed the design of a new paper machine for major tissue manufacturer.
  • He performed capacity increase studies for most of the U.S. tissue manufacturers.
  • He has been a technical expert witness several times in patent litigation cases.
Recent Client Requests:
  • Paper machine expert for consulting on Seeking Tissue Machine Design Manager.
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:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Expert has participated in ITC and other hearings and court cases, including depositions and courtroom testimony. He served as a technical expert witness involving papermaking technology, machinery and patents.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Intota expert needed for consulting on copyright infringement of a tissue manufacturing plant technical drawings.
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:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
1986 to 1986   England   Expert worked on computer simulations of process control schemes for paper machines.
1983 to 1983   Sweden   He was a technical expert witness for a paper machine patent infringement case.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
German   Expert can read some German.

Additional Skills and Services:

He has developed seminars and short courses involving papermaking technology.


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