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 Expert  716507

Expert in Food Process Engineering

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

New Mexico (NM)
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Summary of Expertise: Listed with other top experts in: 
FOOD PROCESSING; FOOD EXTRUSION; FOOD PROCESSING EQUIPMENT. Expert is known for his experience in food process engineering, primarily in process scale-up, process development, and troubleshooting. He has done a great deal of work in food extrusion, canned and frozen vegetables, food process equipment and instrumentation, and food education. He has performed periodic lectures and seminars for professionals at processing facilities and for universities in new technologies and subjects related to food processing.

FOOD PROCESSING OPTIMIZATION; FOOD SHEETER. Some of Expert's recent industrial experience includes justifying the application of machine vision for automated inspection, and optimizing processes for many food products, such as preparation of sausage for pizza, separation of popcorn for popping, sheeting of doughs, continuous cleaning of frying oil, forming of snack bars, processes for soft serve ice cream, separation of peas for canning, capacity of corn freezers, processes for ready to spread frostings, and microwave product packaging.

DOUGH; PASTA PRODUCT; PASTA MANUFACTURING. Expert has manufacturing experience with dough and pasta. He is familiar with pancakes, dessert products, and fats & oils.

FOOD DEPOSITOR. Expert has done evaluation, selection, and modification of food depositors.




food depositor


food extrusion


food processing


food processing equipment


food processing optimization


food product extruder


food sheeter


pasta manufacturing


pasta product

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Albuquerque, New Mexico;  and Rio Rancho, New Mexico.

Often requested
with this expert:

Snack Food Extrusion: Single Screw Extrusion (SSE) & Twin...
Extrusion Technology, Food and Feed Extrusion, Soybean...
Food Process Engineering: Facility Design and Construction,...
Food Plants and Food Processing

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
2003   PhD   Agricultural/Biological Engineering   Purdue University  
1995   MS   Chemical Engineering   City University of New York  
1967   BS   Chemical Engineering   City College of New York  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title   Responsibilities

1986 to




Consultant to food,pharmaceutical, cosmetics, and other consumer product companies


1982 to 1986


Pillsbury Company


Senior Research Scientist,Consumer Engineering


Function as an in-house consultant for the analysis and solution of problems in process design, scale-up, and start-up, and the demonstration of the feasibility of the application of new technologies.

1977 to 1982


Pillsbury Company, R&D


Senior Research Scientist,


Evaluate new technologies and the improvement of existing processes and products.

1966 to 1977


Proctor & Gamble



Design & Sales Engineer; Process Engineer; Group Leader; Fats & Oils Group Leader, Pringles Section; Section Manager,

Career Accomplishments:

Expert is a member of AIChE, the Institute of Food Technologists,the American Association of Cereal Chemists, American Society of Agricultural Engineers,and the Society of Manufacturing Engineers. He is Chairman of the AIChE Technical Session (Minnesota), the Symposia on Food Process Scale-up, and Dough Processing Operations (National Meetings of AIChE).

Professional Appointments

Industrial representative on Natick Laboratories' Demonstration Project for Production of Military Ration - 1985, Candidate for 2nd Vice Chairman of the Food, Pharmaceutical, and Bioengineering Division of the AICHE, 1987, 1988, USDA Value Added Processing, Reviewer, 1993, 1997, Chairman, International Extrusion Symposium, Sydney, Australia, 1993, Editorial Board,Journal of Food Process Engineering, Editorial Board, Journal of Food Engineering, Seligman-


"Young Chemical Engineer of the Year", 1978, Minnesota Section of the Americal Institute of Chemical Engineers. APV Lecturer, SCI, 1996, Listed in "Who's Who in Technology",1984, Listed in "Who's Who in Science & Engineering, 1993.

Publications and Patents Summary

He has authored over 20 technical articles (many on food extruders and sheeting of dough), five texts, and has several patents in his field.

Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert 713543 for consulting on French fry pilot processing.
  • Expert in food extruder equipment pricing for consulting on feasibility study of extruded food nugget.
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:
  • Food equipment expert for consulting on food processing equipment issues.
  • Food chemist expert for consulting on orange juice processing litigation case.
  • Expert in dairy manufacturing equipment & production volume for litigation involving a large yogurt manufacturer.
  • Expert in expert witness for cheese plant
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:

For most of 25 years in the food industry a significant fraction of efforts and responsibilities have been to train recent engineering and food science graduates. He has taught the following courses, "Selected Topics in Food Engineering", Food Engineering for Non-engineers", "Solving Problems in Food Process Scale-up", Food Extrusion", and "Introduction to Food Process Engineering."

Other Skills and Services

Expert writes a regular column on Food Engineering for Cereal Foods World - Americal Association of Cereal Chemists. He is an On-campus recruiter for the Pillsbury Company and The Proctor and Gamble Company.


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