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 Expert  107890

Expert in Combustion, Air Pollution, Waste Destruction, Energy, Diagnostics

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Maryland (MD)
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A significant portion of Expert's career has been involved in solving pollution problems for a wide range of combustion systems, including furnace flames, gas turbine combustion, and internal combustion engines. His work has led to significant reduction in pollution via combustion modifications. He also has extensive experience in swirl flows.

combustion system


combustion system pollution control


combustion engineering

Expert has over 20 years of experience in the mathematical modeling of practical systems, including flows with chemical reactions. These studies have provided cost-effective means to design and develop combustors.

flow field modeling


flow field diagnostics

Waste generation is a growing problem in the world. Expert has been actively involved in the development of advanced concepts for thermally destructing solid and liquid wastes produced by a wide range of sources (both domestic and industrial) with minimal environmental impact.

waste thermal destruction

Expert's findings have shown the significant effects of combustion chamber geometry and input operational conditions on combustion and emissions. His studies have led to minimizing or terminating pollution system control device use with the combustor, and the system can meet all the environmental pollution regulations. Additionally, Expert has over 25 years of experience in gas turbine combustion, performance, energy efficiency, and pollution.

internal combustion


spark-ignition engine


internal combustion engine combustion chamber

Expert's experience in different particle sizing techniques and optical diagnostics techniques has led to the understanding of critical factors affecting measurement in different systems and under diverse conditions. He has also studied the application of different diagnostic techniques for the measurement of flow rate, temperature, concentration species, size, and velocity.



particle combustion


optical diagnostics

Expert has significant work experience with both the fundamental and applied nature, and understands the problem of fouling and the deposition of heat exchangers. Factors governing the deposition of particles and soot in heat exchangers have been identified. His studies assist in alleviating or minimizing the fouling of heat exchanger systems.

heat exchanger fouling

Combusion of future fuels, which are generally of low grade, provide unique challenges to combustion engineers from the points of view of emissions, stability limits, heat transfer, and thermal loading. A significant portion of Expert's career has been spent on the combustion of alternative and hazardous waste fuels.

alternative-fuel combustion


hazardous waste fuel combustion


hazardous waste fuel

Expert's considerable experience in fires assists in the establishment of the causes of fires. Particle and droplet combustion is used in most practical energy conversion systems. His extensive expertise in this area also assists in better mixing of fuel and air.

spray combustion


waste destruction


fuel oil combustion

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Baltimore, Maryland;  Frederick, Maryland;  Gaithersburg, Maryland;  Bowie, Maryland;  Richmond, Virginia;  Alexandria, Virginia;  Wilmington, Delaware;  and Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

Often requested
with this expert:

Combustion, Incineration, Heat Transfer, Air Pollution...
Thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics, Energy Conversion Systems...
Heat Transfer, Utilities, Energy
Heat Transfer, Heat Pipes, Cooling Systems, Power Plant...

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1986   DSc   Chemical Engineering/Fuel Technology and Combustion   Sheffield University, U.K.  
1973   PhD   Chemical Engineering/Fuel Technology and Combustion   Sheffield University, U.K.  
1970   MSc   Gas Dynamics   Southampton University, England  
1966   BSc   Science   Panjab University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1983 to


(Undisclosed University)


Mechanical Engineering




He teaches and does research in combustion and air pollution.

1977 to 1982




Chemical Engineering and Energy Lab


Research Staff


He did research in combustion and optical diagnostics.

1976 to 1976


Nippon Furnace Co., Japan





1973 to 1976


Sheffield University


Engineering and Fuel Technology


Senior Research Associate, Chemical Engineering and Fuel Technology


1967 to 1971


International Combustion Ltd.



Research Engineer


Career Accomplishments:

He is a member of the Combustion Institute, SAE, and ASME.

Professional Appointments

Expert is a Fellow of the Institute of Energy, U.K. and the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). He is Associate Editor of AIAA Journal of Propulsion and Power and Editor of Environmental and Energy Engineering Series


He received a higher doctorate (D.Sc) from the University of Sheffield. He also received the Energy Systems Award from AIAA in 1990 and is the recipient of best paper awards from AIAA and ASME.

Publications and Patents Summary

He has published 2 books, edited 9 books and co-authored over 250 publications.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Gordon and Breach  

Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Solid waste management and waste to energy expert for consulting on solid waste management and waste to energy project evaluation and feasibility study.
  • Propane expert for consulting on use of propane to simulate a large wood bonfire.
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:
He has expert witness experience in the areas of fire safety, environment and health hazards, and pollution and energy concerns.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert for consulting on Search for expert in lead smelter.
  • Expert in internal combustion engines for consulting on crankshaft rotary torsional vibration.
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.

Additional Skills and Services:
Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Expert has experience locating vendors of instrumentation for laboratories, diagnostics and combustion.


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