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 Expert  108378

Expert in Environmental Contamination Detection, Environmental Contamination Remediation

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

New York (NY)
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Summary of Expertise:

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PESTICIDE RESIDUE ANALYSIS. Expert has over 15 years experience in developing and executing analytical methods for pesticides and other contaminates in foods, beverages and the environment. He is skilled in experimental design, sampling, and reporting organization. He is fully familiar with good laboratory practices and the OSHA chemical laboratory hygiene requirements.

PESTICIDE REGULATIONS. Expert has worked with FDA, EPA, USDA, and their Canadian counterparts on most aspects of pesticide regulation pertaining to tolerances, residues, use patterns, registration, and environmental impact. He has good familiarity with FIFRA procedures (Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act).

PESTICIDE MONITORING OF PRODUCTS AND FEEDSTOCK. Expert has experience establishing small laboratories for clients to monitor single or multiple pesticides on their products. In addition to gas and liquid chromatography methods, he has adapted new immunoassay methods for economical analyses of specific chemicals.

BIOLOGICAL PEST CONTROL; PHEROMONES. Expert has extensive research experience in insect pheromone analysis by GC/MS for registration, as well as experience in the regulation of these and other biocontrol agents in the U.S., Canada, and EEC.

PESTICIDE ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS; PESTICIDES IN WATER AND SOIL. Expert has collaborated on numerous studies involving pesticide migration and degradation in turf, field crops, ground water, and estuarian waters. The circumstances of this work included normal applications, spills, and illegal misuse.

PESTICIDE EXPOSURE AND SAFETY. Expert has conducted worker exposure research in the field and orchard environments as well as in indoor application and museum specimen protection. He has consulted in the area of pesticide applications, safety, and effectiveness for control of indoor/domestic pests.


biological pesticide


Environmental Protection Agency pesticide registration


Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act regulation


pest control




pesticide environmental effect


pesticide residue analysis



Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Buffalo, New York;  Rochester, New York;  Syracuse, New York;  Utica, New York;  and Niagara Falls, New York.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1974   Ph.D.   Organic Chemistry   SUNY at Albany  
1967   M.S.   Biochemistry   SUNY at Buffalo  
1965   B.A.   Chemistry   Bowling Green State University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title  

1998 to


Expert's University


Center for the Environment


Senior Researcher


1977 to 1998


(Undisclosed University)


Cornell Analytical Labs


Associate Director


1975 to 1977


Montana State University


Department of Chemistry


Post-Doctoral Research


Career Accomplishments:

Expert is a member of the American Chemical Society, and serves on the Agrochemical Division's Executive Board and Program Committee, where he is currently National Program Chair. In 2002 he is serving as National Chairman of the Division. As a member of AOAC International, he was an Associate Referee for synthetic pyrethoid analyses. He also sits on EPA and USDA Grants Review Panels for the Chemistry and Physics of Water, Exposure of Children to Pesticides, Analytical Methods, and the Small Business Inovation Research Grant Programs.


In 1996 he received the USDA Group Honor Award for Excellence (for visionary guidance of the minor use pest management program).

Publications and Patents Summary

He has over 50 publications and book chapters and is co-editor of a recent book on the agrochemical movement.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - American Chemical Society (ACS) Symposium Series  
 - British Crop Protection Council  
 - Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry  

Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
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Expert Witness:
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert for consulting on TEMIK exposure litigation case.
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Language Skills:
Foreign Language  

Additional Skills and Services:
Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Expert has placed private concerns in contact with university researchers having unique interests or qualifications to conduct studies or address specific problems. This is made possible because of his extensive contacts with the academic and research communities.


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