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 Expert  107740

Expert in Organic Chemistry

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Illinois (IL)
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An internationally recognized organic chemist, Expert has developed many unique reaction schemes for the synthesis of natural products, especially terpenes, and new organic compounds. A major part of his research has been concerned with synthesis of natural products, carbocyclic compounds, and various types of organic compounds.

organic chemistry


organic synthesis

Expert has a long-standing interest in the structures, reactions, synthesis, and biosynthesis of terpenoid and steroid natural products. Research on the stereochemistry, mechanisms, and inhibition of specific enzymes in isoprenoid biosynthesis has been conducted in his laboratories in collaboration with biochemist colleagues.




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Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Peoria, Illinois;  Springfield, Illinois;  Joliet, Illinois;  Decatur, Illinois;  Champaign, Illinois;  Bloomington, Illinois;  Terre Haute, Indiana;  and Lafayette, Indiana.

Often requested
with this expert:

Organic Synthesis, Bioorganic Chemistry, ESI; Biomedical,...
Synthetic Organic Chemistry. Evaluates organic spectra...
Organic, Polymer and Surface Chemistry, Bioapplications and...
Organic Synthesis Design

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1964   Ph.D.   Chemistry   University of California - Berkeley  
1960   B.S.   Electrical Engineering   Yale University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title  

1965 to 2000


University of Illinois


Professor of Chemistry


Career Accomplishments:

He is an active member of the American Chemical Society.

Professional Appointments

Expert has been on the Board of Editors (1974-82) and the Board of Directors (1984-present) for Organic Syntheses. He is also on the Board of Editors for the Journal of Organic Chemistry (1987-92).

Publications and Patents Summary

Expert has lectured internationally and has over 100 technical publications.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Journal of Organic Chemistry  
 - Journal of Chemical Ecology  

Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
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Expert Witness:
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert for consulting on Looking for Testifying in Use and Categorization of Terpenes as Fuels.
  • Organic chemist expert for consulting on decomposition of organic material in confined space - agricultural accident.
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Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
German   Expert can read German.
Frence   Expert has proficiency in reading French.


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