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 Expert  108434

Expert in Biocides, Industrial Antimicrobial Agents

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Massachusetts (MA)
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INDUSTRIAL MICROBICIDES. The areas of Expert' greatest current activity and most significant career experience and expertise are the product development and application of industrial antimicrobial agents. He provides expert technical assistance in the chemistry and microbiology necessary to the selection and application of antimicrobial agents for various industrial and personal care products such as cosmetics and toiletries, paints and coatings, plastics, water, metal working fluids, inks, and others. Expert wrote the section on "Industrial Antimicrobial Agents" of the Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology, and has broad experience in the marketing and regulatory aspects of industrial antimicrobial agents.

ORGANIC CHEMISTRY; SPECIALTY CHEMICALS. Expert has primary chemical expertise in organic chemistry, with specific experience in the development of specialty chemicals: heterocyclic, organometallic, pharmaceutical, and dye intermediates. His experience spans original molecular design and synthesis, process optimization, product formulation, application development, and managing research and development.

RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT MANAGEMENT. Expert's management experience includes directing a wide variety of technical programs, including a fully integrated research and development operation supporting a $20 million profit center. His responsibilities included the management of chemistry, process optimization, microbiology, application development, clinical and toxicology testing, and regulatory affairs (EPA, FDA, trade associations).

ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT. Expert's experience in this area is not limited to areas of specific technology. He is a strong advocate of team building, especially as it applies to managing transition, cross-functional operations, and business teams. He served for an extended period of time as the senior technical representative to business teams established to insure close technical-business integration.


dye intermediate


industrial microbicide


microbial control product development




non-food antimicrobial agent


organic chemistry


organizational development


research and development management


research management

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Boston, Massachusetts;  Worcester, Massachusetts;  Lowell, Massachusetts;  Cambridge, Massachusetts;  Brockton, Massachusetts;  New Bedford, Massachusetts;  Fall River, Massachusetts;  Lynn, Massachusetts;  Quincy, Massachusetts;  and Providence, Rhode Island.

Often requested
with this expert:

Plastic and Coating Stabilization; Controlled Degradation...
Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Business Development,...
Microbiology: Bacteria, Molds/ Fungi - Identification,...

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1955   PhD   Chemistry   St. Louis University  
1951   MA   Chemistry   University of Tennessee, Knoxville  
1948   BS   Chemistry   University of Tennessee, Chattanooga  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title  

1988 to


(Undisclosed Consulting Company)




1955 to 1988


Olin Corporation


Manager, Research and Development/Consulting Scientist


1950 to 1955




Teaching Assistant


Career Accomplishments:

Expert has been a member of ACS, AAAS, and Sigma Xi.

Publications and Patents Summary

He has over 30 patents and publications to his credit.

Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert in microbial risk assessment for consulting on water storage application.
  • Expert for consulting on novel preservative system.
  • Expert in Industrial antimicrobial biocides for consulting on removal of wild yeast brettanomyces infection in an ethanol plant.
  • Expert in industrial biochemistry for consulting on metal working coolant biocontrol.
  • Expert in biocides for consulting on cost-efficient alternatives.
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Expert Witness:
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  

Additional Skills and Services:
Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Expert has experience locating vendors of antimicrobial agents, various chemicals, microbiological and chemical testing services, assays, and clinical and toxicological testing. He has access to personal contacts and directories, which includes computerized databases and database search contacts.


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