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 Expert  713299

Expert in Paper Recycling, Stickies Control, Deinking, Refining of Chemical Pulps, Onsite Training

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Wisconsin (WI)
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Expert received B. S. degree in Chemical Engineering from Bombay University, India and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees also in Chemical Engineering from Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY.

Expert joined the Institute of Paper Chemistry in 1977. Later, he formed his own company, Expert's Firm, Inc. and then launched the publication of a quarterly journal, Expert's Firm. In addition to the highly respected journal, Expert's Firm, Inc. offers education, publication, consultation and research services to the paper industry. Expert has helped many mills in solving problems related to wax, stickies, screening, cleaning and deinking.

Expert is well known in the industry for his continuing education courses and seminars at central and company locations. Topics covered include Introduction to Pulp & Paper Technology, Introduction to Paper Recycling, Advances in Paper Recycling, Management and Control of Wax and Stickies and Refining of Chemical Pulps.

Over the years TAPPI (leading Technical Association for the Pulp, Paper and Converting Industry), PAPTAC (Pulp And Paper Technical Association of Canada), NCSU (North Carolina State University, Raleigh), APPI (Australian Pulp and Paper Institute), Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, Tianjin University of Science and Technology (TUST), China, and CPPRI (Central Pulp & Paper Research Institute), India, collaborated with Expert to offer paper recycling continuing education course to the industry professionals.

Expert was appointed 1995-1996 3M McKnight Distinguished Visiting Professor in Technology Development, Chemical Engineering, University of Minnesota at Duluth. In November 2004, Expert was Visiting Professor at Australian Pulp and Paper Institute, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia.

Expert edited the TAPPI Press anthology, Recycled Paper Technology, published in 1994. Expert & Associates, Inc. has published several books including four volume series titled, Paper Recycling Challenge and Recent Advances in Paper Recycling – Stickies.

In November 2001, Expert was recipient of The Pulp Manufacture Division Technical Award (the Division's highest technical award) as well as the associated Johan C. F. C. Richter Prize in recognition of his contributions to TAPPI and the paper industry. In May 2004 Expert was designated as TAPPI Fellow in recognition of meritorious service to the Association and the industry. In March 2007 Expert was recipient of The Paper and Board Division Award as well as the associated Harris O. Ware Prize.




paper recycling


membrane process


stickies control

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Milwaukee, Wisconsin;  Madison, Wisconsin;  Green Bay, Wisconsin;  Appleton, Wisconsin;  Waukesha, Wisconsin;  Oshkosh, Wisconsin;  and Sheboygan, Wisconsin.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1970   PhD   Chemical Engineering   Clarkson University  
1967   MS   Chemical Engineering   Clarkson University  
1965   BS   Chemical Engineering   Bombay University, India  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title  

1991 to




Executive Editor


1986 to






1977 to 1986


The Institute of Paper Chemistry


Research Associate and Associate Scientist


1971 to 1977


State University of New York, Buffalo


Visiting Assistant Professor


1970 to 1971


Clarkson University


Research Associate


Career Accomplishments:

Expert is a member of TAPPI and AIChE.

Professional Appointments

Expert was appointed 3M-McKnight Distinguished Visiting Professor of Technology at the University of Minnesota-Duluth for the 1995-96 school year.


Expert received the TAPPI Award for being an active, contributing and dedicated member of the Secondary Fiber Committee, Nov. 16, 1993.

Publications and Patents Summary

Expert has two patents, and has published more than 100 articles and six books.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Expert's Firm  
 - Expert & Associates, Inc.  

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Expert conducted more than 40 on-site training programs from 1987 to 2000.
  • Expert has visited many mills to solve specific product quality and operation related problems.
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert in recycled pulp stickies for consulting on stickies control of coated fine papers.
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 for consulting on potassium hydroxide exposure.
  • Expert in pulp processing, paper making, wastewater discharge for consulting on matters related to CERCLA cost recovery.
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.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language  

Additional Skills and Services:

Expert has more than 25 years of teaching experience. He currently offers continuing education courses on secondary fibers, refining wood pulp, and introduction to pulp and paper technology.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Expert has vendor knowledge of: Equipment related to waste paper processing, Pulpers, Screens, Hydrocyclones, Washers, Flotation cells, and Water clarifiers.


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