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 Expert  712443

Expert in Membrane Separation Processes, Water Purification, Waste Water Treatment, Processing, Evaluation


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Minnesota (MN)
USA
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness Market Research

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Expert feels that these techniques have an outstanding future in water purification, wastewater treatment, and food and chemical processing applications. Since 1974, his avocation has been to apply these technologies in industries where their advantages of continuous operation and low energy utilization can be exploited. Expert provides complete testing and all of the design engineering activities required to identify the optimum treatment technology and total system design for a specific application. For processing and wastewater applications, he has the necessary test equipment available, as well as knowledge of all competitive and complimentary technologies.

Expert is active in the engineering evaluation and design of water disinfection technologies, with particular emphasis on ozonation, ultraviolet irradiation, and other advanced oxidation technologies. He has test equipment available for demonstration and evaluation purposes.

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microfiltration

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ultrafiltration

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nanofiltration

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reverse osmosis

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chemical industrial wastewater treatment

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drinking water filtration

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drinking water treatment

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hollow fiber technology

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industrial wastewater treatment

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liquid flow through porous media

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liquid-solid filtration

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membrane filtration

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membrane separation

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osmotic membrane

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osmotic pressure gradient

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physical industrial wastewater treatment

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plating wastewater treatment

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point-of-use drinking water treatment

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point-of-use filtration

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process-engineering filtration

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reverse osmosis industrial wastewater treatment

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reverse osmosis water treatment

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separation equipment

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spiral wound filter

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ultrafiltration membrane

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wastewater

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wastewater recycling

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water desalination

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water filtration equipment

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water filtration system

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water pretreatment

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water purification

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water treatment

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water disinfection

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water ultrafiltration

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drinking water disinfection

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drinking water purification

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municipal wastewater disinfection

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ozone water purification

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ultraviolet oxidation water purification


Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Minneapolis, Minnesota;  Saint Paul, Minnesota;  Rochester, Minnesota;  Burnsville, Minnesota;  Saint Cloud, Minnesota;  Eden Prairie, Minnesota;  Minnetonka, Minnesota;  and Eau Claire, Wisconsin.

Often requested
with this expert:

Membrane Filtration
Wastewater Treatment
Water Treatment
Membrane Purification Processes, Separation Processes

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1961   B.S.   Chemical Engineering   University of Minnesota  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title  

1980 to

 

(Undisclosed Consulting Company)

 

President

 

Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

Expert is a member of the Water Quality Association and the International Ultraviolet Association. WQA, IO3A

Licenses/Certifications

He is a Registered Professional Engineer in MN, VT, and PA.

Professional Appointments

He is a member of the Technical Review Committee for Water Conditioning & Purification magazine, the Editorial Advisory Committee for Industrial Water World, the Editorial Advisory Board of Filtration News and is on the faculty of the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Engineering annual course, “Process Piping Systems Design and Operation.” He is also a peer reviewer for the Journal of Membrane Science. Technical Consultant for the Canadian Water Quality Association

Awards/Recognition

He is a 2001 recipient of the WQA Award of Merit.


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

Expert is the author of numerous publications on fundamentals and applications of membrane technology. He holds three patents.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Water Conditioning and Purification  
 - Chemical Processing  

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
1998 to 2001   EPA   ETV Field Testing Organization   Expert performed performance verification testing and report preparation under the requirements of the ETV Program.

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • He has extensive on-site experience in running wastewater treatment pilot tests, troubleshooting processes and equipment, and in presenting in-depth technical training.
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert for consulting on Membrane failure.
  • Expert in Fluid Dynamics on Cavitation and Hydrodynamics.
  • Expert to consult in nanoparticle isolation and purification,.
  • Expert for consulting on Acetonitrile Purfication.
  • Water plant security expert for consulting on water company security threat assessment and plan.
  • Expert in Industrial Water Treatment Forum.
  • Drinking water expert for consulting on Drinking water purification process recommendations.
  • Expert in Membranes for Life Science and Pharmaceutical Applications.
  • Expert in USP Water system.
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:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
He has participated as an expert witness in about 10 cases, most of which were settled out of court.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Water desalination expert for consulting on desalination of Water.
  • Wastewater management expert for consulting on pipe corrosion and water treatment conditions and possible defect in piping.
  • Water filter expert for consulting on toxic leak of petro chemicals into well water.
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:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
1982 to   The Netherlands   He maintains an office near Amsterdam to better serve clients in most of the European countries. He has extensive overseas travel experience throughout the world.

Market Research:
He works with many companies which have a new water treatment technology and need an assessment regarding its applicability and potential in the market.

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

Expert has presented seminars and taught short courses relating to all aspects of water purification, waste treatment, food and chemical processing throughout the world.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Expert has experience locating membrane element manufacturers, membrane system manufacturers, qualified testing laboratories, water purification equipment, waste treatment equipment, and membrane separation system components. He has access to printed materials, databases, and personal contacts.

Other Skills and Services

Expert specializes in both marketing and technical consulting in high technology treatment processes for water purification, wastewater treatment and food/chemical processing applications. Typical applications range from point-of-use/point-of-entry drinking water units to ultra high purity water systems, to effluent treatment applications. He provides complete design, construction, installation and operating services covering the entire spectrum of water purification, wastewater treatment and environmentally conscious manufacturing. In addition, he offers comprehensive training and educational programs in all areas of water treatment.


 

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