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 Expert  107746

Expert in Power System Technology

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

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

Summary of Expertise:

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POLLUTION CATALYSIS; STATIONARY SOURCE NITROGEN OXIDE CONTROL; FLUE GAS TREATMENT; ENERGY RECOVERY FROM WASTE INCINERATION. Expert has selected DeNOx (SCR) systems for power applications. He has performed client studies to update and find the most recent technology in NOx, dioxin, and furan removal from power plant incineration flue gases. He has also performed studies in corrosion problems occurring in energy recovery from steam from supercritical waste oxidation systems.

DIELECTRIC MATERIALS, FILM, & BREAKDOWN; ELECTRICAL INSULATION; HIGH VOLTAGE MATERIAL; ELECTRICALLY INSULATING MATERIALS. Expert has consulted on high voltage inorganic (micaceous, glass) and organic polymers for electrical insulation. He has 42 years experience in developing electrical insulation systems for generators and other electrical equipment. He has worked with electrical wire insulation, electrically insulating paper, and electrical tape.

EPOXY RESIN; POLYESTER RESIN; HIGH TEMPERATURE RESINS AND POLYMERS. Expert's consultation and career experience has been involved with the application and use of epoxy and polyester resins and other high-temperature polymers in electrical insulation systems, luminated systems, and non-woven glass papers for PC systems. He has knowledge of water dispersable epoxy resins as well as UV-cured epoxy resins, cationic cured epoxy resins. POWER GENERATION SYSTEM CORROSION; GEOTHERMAL ENERGY; GEOTHERMAL CORROSION. Expert has spent a significant portion of his career (20 years) working with technical problems associated with geothermal energy applications, including corrosion, steam chemistry and purification, and geothermal materials.

FIRE RESISTANT HYDRAULIC FLUID; FIRE RESISTANT LUBRICANT. Expert has considerable consulting experience and has performed much work in the chemistry and application of fire resistant fluids in turbine hydraulic and lubrication systems.

Since retirement from General Electric, in his work for Expert's Firm ,he has consulted for over 3O large and small companies, government agencies and universities in the polymer and nanotechnology fields and some areas associated with power generation, as noted above.

Have consulted for several companies on new developments in nanoparticles (Nano carbons, Nano metals, etc.) to improve composite properties of interest to their R & D and manufactured products.

Expert has consulted for many companies on new polymer materials and nanomaterials of potential interest to their R & D and manufactured products.

Expert has consulted for many companies on the availability of new high performance (strength, temperature resistance, etc.) polymer systems of potential interest to their R & D programs and manufactured products.

Expert has consulted for many companies on new developments in nanotechnology of potential use in composite design and manufacture.

Expert follow nanoparticle developments for customers in aerospace, organic display applications and other areas. Focus is on improving polymer properties via use of specialty nanoparticles (Nano carbons, Nano metals, etc.)

Expert follows availability new nanostructure arrays of nanomaterials in literature for information in his consulting for several companies on improvement of polymers for various applications (aerospace, solar energy, organic displays, etc.).

Expert follows commercial availability of nanostructured materials for application in his consulting on polymer improvements for several customers (aerospace, solar energy, etc. applications).


dielectric breakdown


dielectric film


electrical insulation material


electrical tape


electrical wire insulation


electrically insulating paper


epoxy resin


fire-resistant hydraulic fluid


fire-resistant lubricant


flue gas treatment


geothermal corrosion


geothermal energy


high-temperature plastic


high-voltage insulation


high-voltage material


pollution catalysis




power generating system corrosion


power generation system


stationary source nitrogen oxide control




advanced composite


advanced material


high-performance polymer











Expert consults for several large and small companies on developments in various phases of nanotechnology, (nanocarbons, nanometals, polymner nanofillers, etc.) of interest to their R & D programs and manufactured product improvements.

Expert consults on developments in the area of electrically conducting nanowire structures (nanocarbons, naometals etc.) in polymers for several customers in aerospace, solar energy, and organic displays.






power system technology

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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;  Fall River, Massachusetts;  Manchester, New Hampshire;  and Providence, Rhode Island.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1951   PhD   Physical-Organic Chemistry   University of Chicago  
1949   MS   Chemistry   University of Chicago  
1948   AB   Chemistry   Boston University   Phi Beta Kappa, Magna Cum Laude

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1987 to


(Undisclosed Consulting Company)





Expert has been a consultant in various areas relating to power generation, such as NOx/SCR emissions and geothermal energy; polymer technology for different industries; and, chemistry and nanotechnology. During his consulting career, he has consulted for over 30 large and small companies, government agencies and universities in chemical and other technical areas related to his experience.

1951 to 1986


General Electric Company


Research Lab and Power Generation Division


Various (see below)


Manager - Materials & Processes Laboratory, Turbine Generator Operations 1970-1986. Manager - Chemistry & Insulation Engineering, Medium Steam Turbine-Generator Department 1956-1970. New Materials Development Specialist, Thomson Lab 1952-1955. Research Associate, R & D Center 1951-1952.

Career Accomplishments:

Expert is a member of Sigma Xi, Phi Beta Kappa, American Chemical Society, Society of Plastics Industry, Society of Advanced Materials and Process Engineering and Radtech International-North America and the Geothermal Research Council.


Expert has received the Boston University College of Liberal Arts Distinguished Alumni Award and GE Power Systems Sector Award for Professional Activities.

Publications and Patents Summary

He is the author of 18 technical publications and four US patents.

Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Plastic insulation expert for consulting on suitability of certain flame retardant plastics for use in housings, connectors, switches, and electric applications.
  • Epoxy chemistry expert for consulting and class instruction on changes in the formulations of the epoxy systems.
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 industrial power generation facilities for consulting on the design and performance of SCR and DeNox units.
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 organic and inorganic systems and polymeric materials for electrical insulation and other applications.

He has access to literature files (in the local Boston area university libraries) and the Plastics Encyclopedia for aid in locating vendors and doing literature searches on polymer technology and polymeric materials.


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