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 Expert  108215

Expert in Phase Equilibria, Thermodynamics

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

California (CA)
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Summary of Expertise:

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Expert has expertise in the applications of molecular thermodynamics to chemical process design. He has extensive experience in the calculation of properties required for chemical process design, especially separation operations. Expert is highly competent in the areas of solution thermodynamics, as well as chemical and phase equilibrium. Expert has consulted extensively regarding thermodynamics for the National Bureau of Standards and for major companies in the U.S. and Europe. This work has included projects involving petroleum and natural gas, polymers and gels, petrochemicals, cryogenic processes, and separation processes such as adsorption, extraction, distillation, and precipitation.

chemical equilibrium


chemical process design


phase equilibrium


equilibrium thermodynamics


phase equilibrium thermodynamics


solution thermodynamics

Expert is a specialist in the thermodynamic properties of pure and mixed fluids, including properties at high pressures and unusual conditions. He is also knowledgeable of the thermodynamic laws, variables, and relationships of these fluids. In addition, he is knowledgeable regarding fluid thermophysical properties, equations of state, and models for activity coefficients.

fluid thermodynamic property


thermodynamic law


thermodynamic property evaluation


thermophysical property

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: San Jose, California;  San Francisco, California;  Sacramento, California;  Oakland, California;  Stockton, California;  Fremont, California;  Modesto, California;  Salinas, California;  Santa Rosa, California;  and Hayward, California.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1955   PhD   Chemical Engineering   Princeton University  
1951   MS   Chemical Engineering   University of Rochester  
1950   BChE   Chemical Engineering   Cornell University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title  

1975 to


(Undisclosed University)


Chemical Sciences Division


Principal Investigator


1955 to


(Undisclosed University)





Career Accomplishments:

Expert is a member of several professional associations, including the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Bunsengesellschaft, and the ACS.


He is a Fellow of AIChE and AAAS. He has received many honors and awards, including the 1990 Solvay Prize and the 1987 Carl-von-Linde Gold Medal. He also was awarded honorary Doctor of Engineering degrees from the Technical University of Berlin, the University of L'Aquila in Italy, Princeton University, and University of Padua, Italy. The 2003 National Medal of Science was conferred on March 14, 2005.

Publications and Patents Summary

He has authored or co-authored more than 650 research articles in the technical literature. He has also published a textbook and five monographs concerned with phase-equilibrium thermodynamics.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Prentice-Hall Publishers  
 - Elsevier Science Publishers  
 - McGraw-Hill  
 - Prentice-Hall Publishers  

Consulting Services:
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Expert Witness:
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