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 Expert  715305

Expert in Chemical Engineering; Pulp & Paper Engineering

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Georgia (GA)
Education Work History Career Accomplishments Consulting Services Expert Witness

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Expert has over 30 years of combined academic and industry R & D experience in the chemical and pulp and paper industries. He has worked in production capacity expansion, cost reduction, new process design, product development, mathematical modeling, computer simulation and process optimization. He has had industrial experience in the textile industry, polymer processing, fiber processing, dry forming (non-woven), bleaching processes, dyeing and finishing, wet-end papermaking, and recycled fiber processes.

paper processing


pulp manufacturing


pulp processing

Expert's areas of most recent research include a new method for the emerging de-inking technology of recycled fibers (Patent 5,238,538 titled "Method for De-inking Recycled Fiber by Applying Direct Current Electric Field,") gas-liquid mass transfer and pressure drop in pulp beds with flexible fibers as solid supports, oxygen delignifying pulp, and oxygen bleaching. He has been involved in paper web formation of synthetic fibers (Nomex, Kevlar), web handling for calendering and converting, paper quality, and quality control. He has worked on pulping in the area of wood pulp production, improved digester cooking, process modification, and fiberizing. He has also studied flocculation in the particles and fiber of paper making systems and has investigated the treatment of spent chlorination and caustic extraction liquors with activated carbon adsorption for the National Council of the Paper Industry for Air and Stream Improvement, Inc. In the chemical recovery area, he focused on the black liquor evaporation and its scaling reduction. Recent work also includes the minimization of plant effluent discharge, particularly the zero effluent, bleached chemi-thermo-mechanical pulping (BCTMP) and waste liquor treatment process.

pulp bleaching


pulp oxygen bleaching


paper engineering

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Atlanta, Georgia;  Columbus, Georgia;  Athens, Georgia;  Macon, Georgia;  Roswell, Georgia;  Marietta, Georgia;  and Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Often requested
with this expert:

Pulping and Papermaking
Paper Manufacturing, Coating, and Recycling
Papermaking and Polymer Usage
Pulp and Paper Processes

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1974   Phd   Chemical Engineering   Syracuse University  
1970   MS   Chemical Engineering   Syracuse University  
1967   BS   Chemical Engineering   National Taiwan University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title  

1983 to




Pulp and Paper Engineering, School of Chemical Engineering


Professor and Director


1979 to 1983


E.I. Dupont De Nemours Co.


Industrial Fibers Division (Nomex)


Process and Product Research & Development


1975 to 1979


Scott Paper Co .


Research & Engineering Center


Research & Development Engineer


1973 to 1975


Empire State Paper Research Institute





Career Accomplishments:

Expert is a member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Sigma Xi, and the Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry (TAPPI).

Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert in paper for consulting on paper with aqueous print application.
  • Expert in type IIR facemask for consulting on developing material specifications.
  • Paper expert for consulting on paper usage issue with new product.
  • Expert in dyes used to color paper. For consulting on defining market segments for colored paper.
  • Expert for consulting on Methods and/or Materials to Mask/Control ODOR of FAME.
  • Expert in production processing equipment wear.
  • Paper chemistry expert for consulting on paper and fragrance.
  • Expert in reclaimed boiler pulp for consulting on black liquor recovery.
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 pulp and paper industry for an insurance coverage litigation case with papery recycling company.
  • Paper box manufacturing expert for consulting on asbestos exposure.
  • Aramid fiber expert for consulting on aramid fiber process technology.
  • Expert in pulp processing, paper making, wastewater discharge for consulting on matters related to CERCLA cost recovery.
  • Material science expert testimony for consulting on armor plating and chemical composition of same.
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.

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