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 Expert  715656

Expert in Metallocenes, Catalysis


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Illinois (IL)
USA
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Summary of Expertise:

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ZIEGLER POLYMERIZATION; ZIEGLER-NATTA CATALYST; METALLOCENE. Expert has made major contributions in metallocene catalysts used for Ziegler-Natta olefin polymerization. He has studied new methods for generating catalysts, polymerization mechanisms, and structures of intermediates in catalytic polymerization.

ASYMMETRIC INDUCTION; ENANTIOSELECTIVE CATALYSIS. Expert has developed chiral organometallic compounds for use as asymmetric catalysts. He has studied the synthesis, structures, and applications of chiral metallocene complexes.

INORGANIC CHEMISTRY; COORDINATION CHEMISTRY; ORGANOMETALLIC REACTION MECHANISM. Expert has expertise in inorganic, coordination, and organometallic chemistry as well as in the application of inorganic, coordination, and organometallic compounds in organic synthesis and catalysis. He developed new organometallic-based approaches to the synthesis of heterocyclic compounds, especially pyridines and pyrazines.

TRANSITION ELEMENT CHEMISTRY; TRANSITION ELEMENT COMPOUND. Having expertise in transition element chemistry, Expert has worked with the synthesis, structures, bonding, and chemical reactivity of transition metal compounds, including metal salts, coordination complexes, and organometallic compounds. In particular, he has done extensive work on the chemistry of "early" transition metal complexes containing titanium, zirconium, hafnium, vanadium, niobium, tantalum, chromium, and tungsten. He is knowledgeable of both fundamental and applied aspects of the chemistry of these transition elements.

TRANSITION ELEMENT CATALYSIS. Expert's work has been primarily devoted to developing new homogeneous catalysts for olefin polymerization, C-H activation, carbonylation, and other reactions. He has expertise in transition element catalyst design, mechanisms of catalytic reactions, and stereoselective catalysis.

MAIN GROUP CHEMISTRY. Expert has developed novel cationic aluminum alkyl compounds and is studying their application in olefin polymerization and other catalytic processes.

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asymmetric induction

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coordination chemistry

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enantioselective catalysis

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inorganic chemistry

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metallocene

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metallocene-catalyzed polymerization

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organometallic chemistry

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organometallic compound

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organometallic reaction mechanism

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transition element

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transition element chemistry

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transition element compound

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transition metal catalysis

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transition metal catalyst

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Ziegler polymerization

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Ziegler-Natta catalyst


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Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Chicago, Illinois;  Rockford, Illinois;  Aurora, Illinois;  Naperville, Illinois;  Joliet, Illinois;  Elgin, Illinois;  South Bend, Indiana;  Gary, Indiana;  Milwaukee, Wisconsin;  and Kenosha, Wisconsin.

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1983     Post Doctoral work in Chemistry   University of Wisconsin  
1981   PhD   Chemistry   Princeton University  
1975   BS   Rutgers University    

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title  

1999 to

 

Expert's University

 

Professor

 

1988 to

 

(Undisclosed University)

 

Professor

 

1983 to 1988

 

Washington State University

 

Professor of Chemistry

 

1975 to 1976

 

ARCO Chemicals

 

Chemist

 

Publications:
Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Journal of the American Chemical Society (JACS)  
 - Organometallics  
 - Polymer Bulletin  

Consulting Services:
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Expert Witness:
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Metallocene expert for consulting on litigation involving polyethylene wax.
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.

International Experience:
Country / Region   Summary
Europe and Japan   Expert has been a visiting professor in the UK and France and has done consulting in Japan and Europe.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language  
French  

 

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