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 Expert  107891

Expert in Automated Chemical Sensors

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Massachusetts (MA)
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness

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LABORATORY COMPUTERIZED ANALYTICAL INSTRUMENTATION DESIGN; CHEMICAL AUTOANALYSIS. Expert has spent much of his career developing systems or subsystems for devices accomplishing automated chemical analysis. He has experience in all phases of this process, from basic research into sensors to the transition to manufacturing under GMP control.

ELECTROANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY; ELECTROCHEMICAL ANALYSIS; ELECTROCHEMICAL SENSOR. Most of the automated chemical analyzers Expert developed have used electroanalytical principles. He has experience in potentiometric, polarographic, and voltammetric analysis, and their applications to both research and the finished products. He also has some knowledge regarding CHEMFETs.

POLAROGRAPHY; VOLTAMMETRY. Expert's expertise includes the application of both polarographic and voltammetric sensors for clinical analysis. He is proficient in oxygen sensors their unique applications to electrochemical immunoassay.

ION-SELECTIVE ELECTRODES; POTENTIOMETRIC ANALYSIS. Expert has developed several sensors for clinical analysis using ion-selective electrodes, including sensors for sodium, potassium, and chloride ions. In each case, his work has included both the development and design of the sensor, along with the creation of manufacturing and test procedures.

BIOMEDICAL CHEMICAL SENSOR; OXYGEN ANALYZER; ELECTROCHEMICAL OXYGEN SENSOR. Expert completed his master's thesis and doctoral dissertation on theoretical and experimental aspects of oxygen sensors. More recently, he developed a prototype of a fluorimetric oxygen sensor, and has continued to be involved in the field as a consultant.

GLUCOSE SENSOR; BLOOD GLUCOSE MEASUREMENT. Expert has developed many versions of an electrochemical glucose sensor for clinical applications. His experience also includes the development of photometric assays for glucose, as well as a due diligence investigation on the prospects for a non-invasive glucose sensor.

BLOOD GAS MONITORING EQUIPMENT. Over the course of his career, Expert has constructed sensors for all of the analytes in a blood gas system. He has developed several novel prototype schemes for calibration and quality control of blood gas equipment.

CHEMICAL ENGINEERING. Expert's three degrees are all in chemical engineering. This discipline has been applied to transport phenomena analysis of all the beforementioned sensors, and has been used in recent work in microfiltration, analytical systems development, and chromatographic and flow-injection analyses.


analytical chemistry


analytical instrumentation design


biomedical chemical sensor


blood gas monitoring equipment


blood glucose measurement


chemical autoanalysis


computerized analytical instrumentation


computerized analytical instrumentation design


electroanalytical chemistry


electrochemical analysis


electrochemical oxygen sensor


electrochemical sensor


glucose sensor


ion-selective electrode


laboratory computerized analytical instrumentation design


oxygen sensor


potentiometric analysis




clinical chemistry


computerized spectrophotometer design

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;  Springfield, Massachusetts;  Lowell, Massachusetts;  Cambridge, Massachusetts;  Brockton, Massachusetts;  New Bedford, Massachusetts;  Hartford, Connecticut;  Manchester, New Hampshire;  and Providence, Rhode Island.

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Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1977   PhD   Chemical Engineering   Northwestern University  
1972   MS   Chemical Engineering   Northwestern University  
1969   BChE   Chemical Engineering   Cooper Union  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title  

1991 to




Indpendent Consultant


1988 to 1991


Medica Corporation


Vice President, R&D


1984 to 1988


Electrochemistry and Systems Integration, Alyx Medical




1983 to 1984


Corning Medical


Senior Research Scientist


1981 to 1983


Corning Medical (Division of Corning Glass Works)


Senior Scientist


1978 to 1981


Bioresearch Inc.


Senior Chemical Engineer


Career Accomplishments:

Expert is a member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), the American Chemical Society (ACS), the American Association of Clinical Chemistry (AACC), and the International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE).


He was the recipient of an NIH Traineeship in Biomedical Engineering and a New York State Regents Scholarship.

Publications and Patents Summary

Expert has three publications and three patents to his name.

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Expert contributed to the development and testing of a blood filtration system.
  • He performed market and technical analyses of the point-of-care clinical testing environment.
  • He has conducted an analysis of the feasibility of electrochemical process control for pulp bleaching.
  • Current projects include: reagent manufacturing and QA consulting for a small diagnostics company; development of non-invasive sensors for glucose and other metabolites; and development of a CLIA waiver application for a diagnostics firm.
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert in blood analysis for consulting on developing an on-line, on demand glucose measurement device.
  • ISE expert for consulting on diagnostics.
  • Expert for consulting on Inquiry of CLIA waiver petition for a hematology analyzer.
  • Expert for consulting on Electrochemistry for blood gas diagnostic device development.
  • Gas sensor expert needed for consulting regarding a electro chemical ozone sensor.
  • Expert for consulting on Continuous Glucose Sensors
  • Expert for consulting on Looking for to evaluate our product design PPM Oxygen Sensors.
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:
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert in aeroset and axsym for evaluation of abbott aeroset chemistry analzers and their service records in a vetrinary lab setting .
  • Oxygen monitor expert for litigation involving alarm failure in an oxygenation monitor used in ICU.
  • Expert for consulting on litigation.
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.


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