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 Expert  108352

Expert in Membrane Purification Processes, Separation Processes


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New Jersey (NJ)
USA
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Expert has spent the majority of his career in the field of membrane processes. He has expert knowledge in the theory, design, and industrial applications of types of membrane processes for liquid and gas separation. These processes include reverse osmosis, ultrafiltration, microfiltration, nanofiltration, pervaporation, and gas permeation. He also teaches courses and conducts seminars for industry and government in membrane technology.
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fluid filter

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gas separation

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membrane

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membrane process

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nanofiltration

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pervaporation

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physical separation

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reverse osmosis

Expert has investigated biochemical separation processes on both a fundamental level and as a consultant for major firms. He is particularly well-versed in membrane processes used in bioseparations such as ultrafiltration, microfiltration, and pervaporation. He has proficiency in laboratory and pilot scale testing, and has expertise in associated areas of bulk pharmaceutical and consumer products production.
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biochemical separation

Expert's expertise in the field of chemical engineering involves teaching both undergraduate and graduate courses, consulting to major corporations, and conducting both industry and government-sponsored research. He has a broad specialization in separation process principles, design, and applications.
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chemical engineering

Expert's expertise in the broad area of hazardous waste management involves process engineering and process development in separation technologies. He is particularly well-versed in using membrane processes for waste minimization and reuse/recovery in various industries.
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hazardous waste treatment system

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hazardous-waste management

Expert has expertise in using separation processes in hazardous wastewater treatment systems, including both dilute and concentrated inorganic and organic complex waste treatment. He is particularly well-versed in using membrane processes for waste minimization and reuse/recovery in various industries.
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hazardous wastewater treatment system

Expert has process knowledge in the area of industrial wastewater filtration, and has consulted for many corporations in wastewater concentration and purification processes. He is knowledgeable of both dissolved and suspended particle removal systems, as well as the process applicability of membrane filtration techniques.
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industrial wastewater filtration

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physical industrial wastewater treatment

Expert is adept in the area of industrial wastewater treatment, primarily in separation process technology. He is especially knowledgeable in using membrane processes for waste minimization and water reuse, and solvent and material recovery in various industries.
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industrial wastewater treatment

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reverse osmosis industrial wastewater treatment

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reverse osmosis water treatment

Expert has both fundamental and practical knowledge in many of the liquid-liquid mass transfer unit operations, and has investigated the process feasibility of various traditional and novel liquid-liquid mass transfer operations. He understands how to select the proper process for the application desired. He has consulted for many industries in process and product separation, purification, and recovery applications, and has taught both undergraduate and graduate courses in this area.
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liquid-liquid mass transfer operation

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mass transfer operation

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separation technology

Expert has an expert knowledge of the underlying process of liquid-liquid mass transfer. He has investigated the mechanisms of diffusion and permeation of liquids through porous and nonporous solids such as membranes, and is knowledgeable of the methods used to measure permeation rates and other liquid-liquid mass transport phenomena.
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liquid-liquid mass transfer

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water desalination

Expert has spent the majority of his career in the field of liquid phase membrane processes. He has an expert knowledge in the theory, design, and industrial applications of membrane processes such as reverse osmosis, ultrafiltration, microfiltration, and pervaporation. He is familiar with other liquid phase membrane systems, including nanofiltration, dialysis, and electrodialysis, as well as gas phase membrane systems and gas permeation. He is a specialist in how to select the correct membrane process for the particular separation, purification, or concentration desired. He teaches courses and conducts seminars on membrane technology for industry and government.
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liquid phase membrane

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membrane processing

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gas separator


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Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: New York, New York;  Newark, New Jersey;  Jersey City, New Jersey;  Paterson, New Jersey;  Elizabeth, New Jersey;  Trenton, New Jersey;  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania;  Allentown, Pennsylvania;  Reading, Pennsylvania;  and Baltimore, Maryland.

Often requested
with this expert:

Membrane Filtration
Membranes, Filters, Separations, Validation, Extractables,...
Membrane Separation Processes, Water Purification, Waste...
Membrane Technology, Process Development and Innovation...

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1983   PhD   Chemical Engineering   Rutgers University  
1982   MS   Chemical Engineering   Rutgers University  
1979   BS   Chemical Engineering   Rutgers University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1996 to

 

(Undisclosed University)

 

Chemical Engineering

 

Professor and Founding Chair

 

Research Activities - Membrane process research and development: pervaporation, reverse osmosis, ultrafiltration, microfiltration, gas separation and novel membranes. Mass transfer analysis and modeling of membrane processes. Pharmaceutical and biochemical engineering purification processes. Specialty chemical production purification processes. Application of advanced separation processes to industrial and hazardous wastewater renovation and reuse systems. Green engineeirng and sustainability process research and development. Educational methods research and development. Novel educational methods in separation science and technology. Experimental methods development, laboratory and pilot plant development.

1983 to 1995

 

Manhattan College, Riverdale, NY

 

Chemical Engineering

 

Professor

 



Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

Expert is a member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), American Chemical Society (ACS), the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), International Society of Pharmaceutical Engineers (ISPE), the North American Membrane Society (NAMS).

Awards/Recognition

Expert is a member of several honor societies, including Tau Beta Phi, Omega Chi Epsilon, and Sigma Xi. He was elected Fellow of ASEE in 2002. From the ASEE in 1999, he received the Chester F. Carlson Award and was the co-recipient of the Joseph J. Martin Award. He also won the Middle Atlantic Meeting Best Paper Award, also from the ASEE. In 1998, he was the co-recipient of the Joseph J. Martin Award. The ASEE also awarded him with the following: George Westinghouse Award (1996), John Fluke Award (1992), DELOS Best Paper Award (1992), Dow Outstanding Faculty Award (1989), and the New Engineering Educator Excellence Award (1987). In 1986, the SAE awarded him with the Ralph R. Teetor Award.


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

He is the author or co-author of over 100 publications and several book chapters on membrane technology and green engineering.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Handbook of Industrial Chemistry and Biotechnology, Springer Publishers  
 - Separation Science and Technology  
 - Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference  
 - Journal of Environmental Science and Engineering  
 - Membrane Handbook, Van Nostrand Reinhold Publisher  

Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
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  • Polymer material expert for consulting on a technology priority assessment for a startup.
  • Expert in High Solids Membrane Filtration.
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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:
  • Water desalination expert for consulting on desalination of Water.
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:
Training/Seminars

Expert has given seminars and workshops on membrane technology, sponsored by the National Science Foundation, ASEE National Summer School, NATO, and for many industrial corporations.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Expert has experience locating vendors of: * Membrane separation systems: reverse osmosis, ultrafiltration, microfiltration, nanofiltration, pervaporation, gas permeation.

He has access to the following resources: * Print materials * Databases * Personal contacts.


 

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