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Expert in Rheological Process Modeling

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Virginia (VA)
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Summary of Expertise:

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EMULSION POLYMERIZATION. Most of the research in Expert's career has been aimed at developing a more complete understanding of the mechanics and kinetics of emulsion polymerization reactions. He has studied batch, semi-batch, and continuous reactor systems.

FREE RADICAL POLYMERIZATION. Expert's research work with emulsion, solution, and dispersion polymerization has involved the free radical polymerization system. His studies have included kinetics of the reactions and different reactor design options.

COLLOIDS. Expert's reaction research work has involved the characterization of colloid products by measuring such parameters as particle size distributions, particle concentrations, and composition.

POLYMERIZATION KINETICS; POLYMERIZATION REACTOR. Research efforts of Expert in polymerization kinetics have included studies of a variety of monomers and reaction systems. He has applied a special emphasis in the area of emulsion polymerization.

LATEX. Expert has extensive experience and consulting in the production of latex products. His primary work has been in emulsion polymerization kinetics and reaction engineering.




emulsion polymerization


free radical polymerization




polymerization kinetics


polymerization reactor

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.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1966   PhD   Chemical Engineering   Purdue University  
1963   MS   Chemical Engineering   Purdue University  
1958   BS   Chemical Engineering   Purdue University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1996 to




Chemical and Transport Systems Division




Proposal Review and Program Development

1995 to





Professor of Chemical Engineering


(on leave 1996-98)

1990 to 1995





VP of Interdisciplinary Programs


Administration of Centers.

1978 to 1987




Chemical Engineering




Director, Chemical Engineering Department. Teaching and research.

1965 to 1978


Lehigh University



Professor of Chemical Engineering and Co-Director of the Emulsion Polymers Institute


Teaching and research.

Career Accomplishments:

AIChE, ACS, ASEE, Sigma Xi


P.E. Georgia

Professional Appointments

Editoral Board of several polymer journals.


Mac Pruitt Award of the Council for Chemical Research for promotion of academic-industry collaboration.

Publications and Patents Summary

100+ publications and two edited books - mostly related to emulsion polymerization and latex technology.

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
1996 to 2000   (Undisclosed)   Director, Chem & Transport Systems Division   Program Development and CTS Division Administration

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • He has consultated for numerous companies over the past 35 years. Technical consulting and service as an expert witness.
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert in Emulsion Polymerization.
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Expert Witness:
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International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
1978 to 2000   Switzerland   Organized a one-week short course at Lehigh University in 1970 which has been run at Lehigh every year since. Couse has been also offered in Davos, Switzerland every year since 1978.

Language Skills:
Expert reads some German.


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