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 Expert  108436

Expert in Chemical Instrumentation


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Minnesota (MN)
USA
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Summary of Expertise:

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Expert's major focus is the selection of components, systems, and hardware used in chemical measurement. He has applied this most recently to biological cell growth devices that incorporate numerous measurements such as pH, O2, temperature, flow, and infrared transmission. He has designed and assembled prototypes for multiple gas analyses in the infrared. Expert's work has also involved the measurement of particles in diesel lubricants. He is currently working on a book that structures an approach to the design of chemical analyzers.
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chemical analysis instrumentation design

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analytical chemistry instrument

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on-line chemical analysis

Expert has been involved with the design of infrared and external control systems using chemical analyzers. These involve autozero, autospan, temperature programming, flow control, etc. He has applied computer designs to automated measurement and data processing.
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chemical autoanalysis

Expert has designed several prototype infrared sensor and measurement systems. This includes applications of pyroelectric detectors, circuits to process signals, and optical choppers. He has also had experience in the design of semiconductor sensors using II - VI compounds such as CdS.
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infrared detector

Most of Expert's work goes toward the development of new products for technical applications. Many of his prototypes are used to obtain financial support from potential investors, displays at shows for market entry, and to stir inquiry. A feature of this effort is to assemble a prototype whose appearance reflects the potential application.
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new product development

Devices and potential devices applicable to measurement technology are often electrochemical sensors. Expert maintains currency in this field by publishing a newsletter called "The Chemical Monitor." It is available in paper, and also on-line on Newsnet and Predicasts Newsletter Database.
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electrochemical analysis

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electrochemical sensor

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electrochemistry

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chemical sensor

Expert has designed hardware and software systems for various chemical measurement applications, including the measurement of boiler characteristics in power plant systems, paper opacity measurements, and Freon monitors. He is currently working on a biological cell growth system.
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computerized analytical instrumentation


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Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Minneapolis, Minnesota;  Saint Paul, Minnesota;  Rochester, Minnesota;  Burnsville, Minnesota;  Saint Cloud, Minnesota;  Eden Prairie, Minnesota;  Minnetonka, Minnesota;  and Eau Claire, Wisconsin.

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1962   Ph.D.   Inorganic Chemistry   Purdue University  
1958   M.S.   Physical Chemistry   Wayne State University  
1953   B.S.   Chemistry   University of Detroit  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title  

1978 to

 


 

Independent Consultant

 

1973 to 1975

 

Delta Scientific and Raytheon

 

Design and Application of Water and Waste Monitorsitors

 

1969 to 1973

 

Amoco Oil

 

Design of Oil Product and Fertilizer Analyzers

 

1966 to 1969

 

University of Illinois

 

Military Infrared Measuring Systems Design

 

1962 to 1966

 

Purdue University

 

Professor of Electrical Engineering

 

Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

Expert is a member of the American Chemical Society, the Electrochemistry Society, the Instrument Society of America, the Association of Consulting Chemists and Chemical Engineers, and Sigma Xi.

Awards/Recognition

Expert is listed in American Men of Science.


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

He is the author of a current awareness newsletter, "The Chemical Monitor," that describes new developments and trends effecting the chemical measurement field. He has also authored a number of technical publications.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Intech  
 - NTIS document  
 - U.S. Patent and Trademark Office  
 - Journal of Chemistry and Engineering Data  
 - TechProc Am Electroplater's Soc  

Consulting Services:
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Additional Skills and Services:
Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Expert has experience locating vendors of chemical measuring equipment, pressure, temperature, displacement, and optical transducers, signal processing systems, computer interfaces and components for measurement applications. He has access to the following resources: Files, Current publications, atabases (STN Chemical Abstracts on Line, Compuserve, and Internets) and New York Public Library Science and Technology section.


 

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