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 Expert  108118

Expert in Chemical Process and Design

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Texas (TX)
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Summary of Expertise: Listed with other top experts in: 
Expert has expertise in design, system engineering, and practical applications focusing on packed and tray towers, evaporators, heat exchangers (i.e. shell and tube, spiral and plate type, and specialized heat transfer equipment), heat pumps, pressure and vacuum filtration, dryers, centrifuges, pumps, separators, hydroclones, crystallizers, fixed- and fluidized-bed reactors, scrubbers, clarifiers, sludge thickeners, blowers and compressors, furnaces and reformers, distillation, absorption, stripping systems (including pressure-vacuum, azeotropic, and extractive distillation unit operations). His experience also includes process plant safety relief, run-away reactions, and flare systems.

chemical engineering


unit operations


chemical design

Expert's process technologies and system design experience includes specialty and fine chemicals, petrochemicals, fertilizers, food and pharmaceuticals, refinery units and synthesized gas, ammonia, methanol, hydrogen, ethanol, isoproponal, butanol, MTBE, ETBE, acetone, chlorine-caustic, sodium chlorate, sodium chlorite, hypochlorite, soda ash, sodium sulfite, sodium metabisulfite, sodium thiosulfate, synthetic fuels, sugar refining, coal gasification and downstream chemicals, acetic acid, acetic anhydride (and its derivatives), sulfuric acid and hydrochloric acid, cyanide-based chemicals, sour gas treatment, fermentation products such as antibiotics, proteins, amino acids and enzymes, electrochemicals, urethane chemicals, polymers (such as PVC, PP, PE, polyesters, and polyurethane and specialty polymers). His experience also includes direct chlorination and oxy-hydrochlorination and cracking (ethylene dichloride and vinyl chloride), sulfonation, and nitration of hydrocarbons. In addition, he is experienced with the preparation of catalysts for various process and recycling of spent catalyst.

chemical processing


chemical processing system


hydrocarbon processing

Expert's background in cogeneration includes the integration of power and steam generation facility with the grassroot chlor-alkali, petrochemicals, and industrial complex.


Expert's expertise includes the selection of materials of construction (such as metallurgical and plastic materials) for inorganic, organic (hydrocarbons), oil and gas, petroleum refining, and highly corrosive services.

materials selection for chemical compatibility

Expert's expertise as a Registered Environmental Engineer includes the handling and processing of hazardous waste, chemicals, solvents, and hydrocarbons. He has extensive experience in environmental control technologies and systems engineering, chemical treatment, oxidation and thermal treatment, thermal incineration, and catalytic incineration.

environmental engineering


hazardous-waste management

He is also experienced in bioremediation, vapor extraction, soil washing, solidification/stabilization of contaminants, hazardous waste media, and sludges. He has experience with environmental control and hazardous waste minimization projects related to refineries, petrochemicals, chemicals, and industrial high-tech electronics facilities to meet both EPA and state regulations.


Expert is experienced with the technology, system design, handling, and processing of extremely dangerous and lethal chemicals such as Sarin (GB), Soman, Lenisite, Tabon, Vx, mustard gas, phosgene, hydrogen cyanide, chlorine, sulfur dioxide, sulfur trioxide, and others. He has studied technologies to convert these chemicals into useful products such as herbicides, specialty chemicals, oil field gelly agents, corrosion inhibitors, fertilizers, sulfonated and chlorinated chemicals, metal cleaners, and sandstone acidizing agents.

chemical warfare agent


lethal chemical


hydrogen cyanide

Because of his extensive knowledge of the industry, Expert has consulted for financial institutions regarding major transactions in the petrochemical, chlor-alkali (caustic and chlorine), chemicals, and related areas.


chemical process economics

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Houston, Texas;  Pasadena, Texas;  Beaumont, Texas;  College Station, Texas;  Baytown, Texas;  Bryan, Texas;  Sugar Land, Texas;  Port Arthur, Texas;  Galveston, Texas;  and Missouri City, Texas.

Often requested
with this expert:

Chemical Process Engineering
Process Engineering and Chemistry of Inorganic Chemicals
Natural Gas, LNG, Fertilizers, Grains, Bio-fuels,...
Chemical Reaction Engineering

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1974     Advanced courses, Chemical Engineering,   Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago  
1964   MS   Chemical Engineering   Punjab University  
1963   BS   Chemical Engineering   Punjab University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title  

2001 to


Expert's Firm


Technolgy & Systems




1995 to 2000


Brown & Root Inc.



Product Line Manager/Consultant


1990 to 2000


Brown & Root Inc.



Technology Manager


1972 to 1990




Sr. Staff Manager, Process & Environmental Consultant, Biochemical Engineer, Fermentation Specialist


1964 to 1972


Aerospace Firm




Chemical Engineer and Thermodynamics Analyst


Career Accomplishments:

Expert is a member of the AIChE and the NSPE.


He is a Registered Professional Engineer in the states of Texas, California, Colorado, Louisiana, Mississippi, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.


Expert is in Who's Who in Science and Engineering, Who's Who in Finance and Industry, and Who's Who in Environmental Engineering. He is a diplomat of the American Academy of Environmental Engineers and a Board-Certified Environmental Engineer, specializing in hazardous waste management.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Presented and the Lulea University of Technology  
 - Eighteenth Intersociety Energy Conversion Engineering Conference  
 - International Symposium on Ocean Engineering and Shiphandling  

Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Sugar processing expert for consulting on Sugar Storage.
  • Expert in Fluidized Bed Reactors for use in BioChemical Process Development.
  • Expert in the marketing of n-butanol and acetone products needed for consulting regarding understanding the markets for theses products.
  • Expert in chlorine for consulting on unloading facility feasibility study.
  • Expert in Need on evaporators for soda ash mining.
  • Expert in Cost Modeling for Pesticide Encapsulation.
  • Expert for consulting on Iogen and Hydrogen Management.
  • Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene expert for consulting on services need to starting manufacturing plant in China.
  • Expert for consulting on Ammonia Stripping/absorbtion project.
  • Scale up expert for consulting on Pilot Plant Scale Up engineering.
  • Expert for consulting on Power Generation Services.
  • Expert in intota for consulting on Reactor design.
  • Expert in to assist with training engineers in petro chemicals.
  • Vacuum systems expert for consulting on Improving the Existing Vacuum Filtration Process.
  • Sludge handling expert for consulting on engineering services for treatment and disposal system.
  • Sodium chlorate expert for consulting on aspects of sodium chlorate safety.
  • Expert in chlor-alkali for consulting on technologies for water treatment and purification.
  • Corrosion expert for consulting on theazeotropic distillation of acetic acid & materials selection.
  • Expert in chemical registration regulations for consulting on chemical regulatory filings.
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 in anhydrous ammonia fertilizer safety for toxic tort litigation case.
  • Expert for consulting on Anhydrous ammonia needed for case review.
  • Chlorine process expert for consulting on a chlorine leak in a valve in chemical plant causing death of plant worker.
  • Expert in benzene for consulting on liability.
  • Expert in amonia fertilizer for wrongful death litigation.
  • Expert for consulting on ammonia fertilizer fatality accident.
  • Expert for consulting on the removal of perchlorate from sodium nitrate.
  • Production engineer oil and gas expert witness for consulting.
  • Acetone expert for consulting on pharmaceutical manufacturing.
  • Ethylene processing plant expert for consulting on management of change.
  • Expert witness in oil field separation equipment.
  • Expert witness in enzyme fermenation for consulting on pre and post filter presence of lipids, protiens and fats.
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:

Expert has presented technical papers on floating petrochemical plants, OTEC power, and environmental control systems design.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Expert has experience locating vendors of: chemical processing equipment, safety instruments,process control instruments, environmental control equipment and devices, mechanical and power generation machinery, and analytical laboratory instruments. He has access to the following resources: printed material, databases, and personal contacts.


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