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Expert in Electrochemical Power Sources

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Maryland (MD)
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Expert R. Expert is an expert in electrochemistry and electric power generation. He is an authority on power source requirements and industrial power source technology. He and his associates, Frederic Bowers, Dr. Ernest Blose and Donald Warburton, are the principal members of a company called Expert's Firm. They have been involved in the development of primary, secondary, reserve, and thermal lithium electrochemistries. They have developed the specialized safety tests utilized by the Navy and set forth in Navy Lithium Safety Program responsibilities and Procedures (S9310-AQ-SAF-010). They are all former employees of the Department of the Navy and as such are very cognizant of Navy requirements.

Expert's Firm has research and application experience in all areas of electrochemical power sources. They have the ability to perform full-scale battery development including performance, packaging, safety, and environmental testing. They are also involved in obtaining hazardous waste permits for disposal of lithium batteries after testing is completed.

Expert and his associates have extensive experience in accident investigation involving electrochemical power sources, including determining the cause of accidents involving lithium batteries. Expert has directed a Judge Advocate General's investigation for the Navy surrounding a lithium battery accident. He and his associates have also performed similar investigations in the commercial sector. Expert recently served as an expert witness in a multimillion dollar legal case involving a lithium battery.


lithium battery


electric battery


electrochemical-energy generation


electric battery testing


electrochemical cell


lithium battery accident investigation


lithium battery safety


lithium battery testing

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Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Baltimore, Maryland;  Frederick, Maryland;  Gaithersburg, Maryland;  Bowie, Maryland;  Reading, Pennsylvania;  Lancaster, Pennsylvania;  Wilmington, Delaware;  and Alexandria, Virginia.

Often requested
with this expert:

Lithium Batteries
Battery Industry, Battery Technology, Research &...
Battery Design and Simulation
Solid and Low-Temperature Battery, Super Capacitor,...

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1969   Ph.D.   Physics   University of Maryland  
1961   M.S.   Physics   University of Maryland  
1957   B.S.   Physics   Worcester Polytechnical Institute  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title  

1989 to




Consultant, Co-Owner


1987 to 1989


Advanced Power Systems, Inc.


Technical Consultant and Co-Owner


1957 to 1987


Naval Surface Weapons Center


Research Physicist


Career Accomplishments:

Expert is a member of the American Physical Society.

Publications and Patents Summary

He holds three U.S. patents on optical detectors and has two patents in the high energy lithium battery area and one patent pending. He has written a number of government publications and has published over 50 papers in peer-reviewed journals.

Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert in Laptop Lithium Ion Battery Safety for consulting on batteries used on laptops in aircraft.
  • Expert in nicad batteries to consult on batteries included in check readers.
  • Expert for consulting on Arc tracking and arc pressure.
  • Expert for consulting on Soleniod Valve project has encountered problems.
  • Nickel hydrogen battery expert for consulting on solar power storage.
  • Expert in testing lithium batteries for consulting on over charging and possibilities of combustibility.
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:
  • Expert on lithium batteries for consulting on lithium battery involvment in a natural gas drilling accident.
  • Lithium battery expert for consulting on safety issues with lithium batteries.
  • Expert for consulting on 180C lithium thionyl chloride battery for litigation.
  • Lithium battery safety expert for consulting on Lithium Thionyl Chloride Battery 180 C.
  • Expert for consulting on Lithium Ion Battery.
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:
Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Expert and his associates have experience locating vendors of electrochemical power sources. They have access to extensive personal and professional contacts to act as resources for vendor location.


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