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 Expert  108266

Expert in Air Quality Engineering, Aerosols

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Illinois (IL)
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Expert specializes in air pollution assessment and control, including aerosols, ambient air, indoor air pollution control, and the control of air pollution from stationary sources. He has been involved in the development of activated carbon fibers to adsorb organics from gas streams and the oxidation of gaseous contaminants with plasma. He also helped in the development of adsorbent carbons from waste tire for natural gas storage and multi-component air pollution control. He is currently working on Hg and toxic organic compound removal from gas streams.

air-quality assessment


air pollution control


indoor air pollution control


stationary source air pollution control


air quality engineering

Expert's areas of research include aerosol chemistry and physics. He has developed aerosol sampling and instrumentation. He has conducted research and published on laboratory and ambient aerosols in areas such as measurement, monitoring, detection, and characterization. Recently, he performed measurements of aerosol optical properties in marine air.



aerosol instrumentation


aerosol measurement


aerosol technology

Expert is familiar the physical and chemical properties of ambient aerosol chemistry including the ubiquitous nature of ambient metastable aerosol. He studied the properties of ambient aerosol particle chemistry at a mid-latitude northern hemispheric site as it relates to global climates. Additionally, he has measured aerosol particle sizes as well as the crystallization humidities of ambient aerosols.

ambient air quality assessment


aerosol property

Expert's experience with stationary sources includes flue gas treatment and desulfurization, sulfur dioxide controls, and nitrogen oxide controls. He has evaluated the simultaneous removal of SO(2) and NO from simulated flue gas streams via combined plasma photolysis.

flue gas treatment


flue gas desulfurization

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
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:

Air, Water and Solid Waste Pollution Control & Energy...
Dust Collection Equipment, Bag and Cartridge Filters,...
Metal Can Manufacturing and Filling Problems, Printing,...
SO2, H2S, & CO2 Removal

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1985   Ph.D.   Environmental Engineering   University of Washington  
1982   M.S.E.   Environmental Engineering   University of Washington  
1978   B.S.E.S.   Environmental Engineering   Illinois Institute of Technology   Honors

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title  

1998 to


(Undisclosed University)


Civil & Environmental Engineering


Professor of Environmental Engineering


1992 to 1998


(Undisclosed University)


Civil & Environmental Engineering


Associate Professor of Environmental Engineering


1986 to 1992


(Undisclosed University)


Civil & Environmental Engineering


Assistant Professor


1980 to 1985


University of Washington


Civil Engineering


Research Assistant


1979 to 1980


Pacific Environmental Services


Air Quality Engineering


Environmental Engineer


Career Accomplishments:

Expert is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, AAAS, American Chemical Society, Air and Waste Management Association, and AGU. He has also been a faculty representative for Sigma Phi Delta (Engineering) Fraternity since 1992.

Publications and Patents Summary

Expert has more than 200 publications pertaining to air quality engineering.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Tellus  
 - Lewis Publishers  

Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert in Mercury Removal from Natural Gas.
  • Expert consulting on the development of an Aerosol - Bag on valve.
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Expert Witness:
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert in Patent Case *JJ.
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:
Expert has collaborated on research projects at the University of Stockholm, Sweden, at the University of Lund, Sweden, and at the Technical University, Malaysia.

Additional Skills and Services:
Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Expert has experience locating vendors in the areas of air pollution control technology and aerosol technology.

He has access to the following resources: active membership in the Air & Waste Management Association, and industry contacts and journals.


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