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 Expert  108033

Expert in Supercritical Fluid Technology

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Pennsylvania (PA)
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Summary of Expertise:

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Expert has extensive experience in the theory and practical use of capillary GC. He has considerable knowledge in multidimensional strategies, troubleshooting, capillary column technology, injector designs, detection schemes, and current applications. He has also conducted many training courses on theoretical GC, as well as the practical use of GC for many of the major GC vendors. He is available to be on-site for method development training and technical data review.


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Expert is presently responsible for supercritical fluid chromatography (SFC) and supercritical fluid extraction (SFE) applications development and research for environmental, petroleum, food, chemical, polymer, and pharmaceutical industries. He has also been involved with SFC and SFE new product testing, customer training, technical support, analytical troubleshooting, and quality assurance. He has been involved in the design of new instrumentation for SFC and SFE, and has extensive practical knowledge of the application of SFC and SFE to real-world problems. He also pioneered this field with his research in the use of modifiers, on-line interfacing of SFC and SFE to gas chromatography, and off-line collection in SFE.

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Expert has 10 years experience as a Project Leader for a major petroleum company where he conducted chromatographic and spectroscopic research and development in support of petrochemical applications. He is an expert in the use of specific methods of GC for petroleum and environmental applications, including simulated distillation, hydrocarbon class separations, determination of polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons, characterization of high boiling petroleum streams, lube oil characterization, and priority pollutant analysis.

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hydrocarbon analysis


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Expert has extensive experience in the practical and theoretical use of gas chromatography/mass spectrometry (GC/MS).

gas chromatography/mass spectrometry

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Cleveland, Ohio;  Akron, Ohio;  Youngstown, Ohio;  Canton, Ohio;  Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania;  and Erie, Pennsylvania.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1986   Ph.D.   Physical and Analytical Chemistry   Case Western Reserve University  
1983   M.S.   Organic Chemistry   Case Western Reserve University  
1983   M.S.   Analytical Chemistry   Case Western Reserve University  
1980   B.S.   Chemistry   Cleveland State University   Cum Laude

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title  

1995 to





President and Principal Scientist


1989 to 1995




Technology and Customer Support


Vice President


1979 to 1989


British Petroleum Research (BP America)



Project Leader


1978 to 1979


Herron Testing Labs



Research/Testing (Environmental)


Career Accomplishments:

Expert is a member of the American Chemical Society.

Professional Appointments

He is a Visiting Professor at Carlton University in Ottawa.

Publications and Patents Summary

Expert has delivered over 500 presentations internationally, authored over 70 publications, including six book chapters, and has three patents.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Journal of High Resolution Chromatography  
 - Pittcon Today/Expo Today. March 7  
 - Chromatographia  
 - Quality assurance in environmental monitoring. VCH Publishers  
 - Journal of Chromatographic Science  

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Expert has been a certified technical support provider for several Fortune 100 companies.
Recent Client Requests:
  • Gas chromatography expert for consulting on gas chromatography contamination issues.
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 testified as an expert witness in federal court as a forensic scientist.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Supercritical reactor expert for consulting on use in lipid conversion to fuel.
  • Expert in gas chromatography for consulting on pending patent litigation case.
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.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
Ukrainian   Expert is fluent in Ukrainian.
Russian   Expert is fluent in Russian.

Market Research:
Expert has extensive experience in marketing and sales/training in chemistry-related situations.

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:

Expert routinely conducts numerous on-site short courses focusing on analytical chromatography and new sample preparation techniques. These courses are frequently customized to fit the client's applications and objectives. Often the short courses are a logical first step to incorporating a new analytical strategy. Expert also specializes in the implementation of new analytical chromatography and sample preparation strategies for practical applications. He also routinely does method development planning and technical data review.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Expert has experience locating vendors of: supercritical fluid chromatographs; supercritical fluid extractions/extractors; gas chromatographs; solid phase microextraction; and, accelerated solvent extraction. He has access to personal contacts.


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