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Expert in Polymer Photochemistry

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Ohio (OH)
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Summary of Expertise:

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Expert' primary area of expertise is photochemistry, especially polymer photochemistry. In particular, he is interested in photoinitiator and photoinitiation design, two and three-dimensional imaging technologies, photodegradation, photostabilization, and any of several areas related to the interaction of light with polymers and polymeric materials.

organic photochemistry




polymer photostabilization



Expert has done extensive research in the area of stereolithography technology, linking the power of computer graphics to the rapid formation by photopolymerization of a solid, shaped object.


The Expert' research program is recognized within the Center for Photochemical Sciences at Bowling Green University for its specific expertise in organic photochemical processes. Expert is familiar with many of the generic spectroscopic tools, including nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy (NMR) and ultraviolet (UV) spectroscopy. In addition, he is particularly experienced in absorption and emission spectroscopies, and in the development and use of quantitative experimental methods to study the formation of photopolymers, as in photoresists, and their degradation. He is also knowledgeable in the fields of crosslinking, light stabilization of paints and polymers, synthetic organic polymers, fluorescence spectroscopy, dyes, curing, photolithography, and the encapsulation of electronic components.

paint light stabilization


photochemical reaction






polymer photochemistry

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Detroit, Michigan;  Warren, Michigan;  Flint, Michigan;  Sterling Heights, Michigan;  Lansing, Michigan;  Ann Arbor, Michigan;  Livonia, Michigan;  Cleveland, Ohio;  Toledo, Ohio;  and Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1963   Ph.D.   Organic Chemistry   University of Kansas  
1960   B.A.   Chemistry   Hope College   cum laude

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title  

1993 to


(Undisclosed University)


McMaster Distinguished Research Professor


1986 to 2000


(Undisclosed University)


Distinguished Research Professor


1973 to 2000


(Undisclosed University)


Chairman, Chemistry Departrment


Career Accomplishments:

Expert is a member of several and academic societies including the American Chemical Society.


Expert is a highly honored faculty member and a member of several honorary professional fraternities and academic societies. He has received many awards during his career, including the Paul R. Block, Jr. Award of the Toledo Section of the ACS (1987). He was the Morley Medal winner of the ACS in 1994.

Publications and Patents Summary

Expert is the author or co-author of over 240 articles and 11 books, and has been granted 23 patents (not including sequels or continuations).

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - New York: Reinhold  
 - Wiley - A series.  

Consulting Services:
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Additional Skills and Services:

Expert teaches short courses on polymer photochemistry.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Expert has experience locating vendors of photoinitiators and photo products.


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