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 Expert  717409

Expert in Cryogenics, Food Freezing, Superconducting Systems, Deep Refrigeration

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Illinois (IL)
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness Market Research

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Expert has expertise in the cryogenic field, particularly in cryogenic freezer and custom cryogenic apparatus design for application of cooling in processing lines. Expert has pioneered novel methods to control temperatures, flows, heat leaks, expansion and contraction of materials, and equipment downtime. He conducts 3- to 5-day seminars on cryogenics and has compiled a 200-page handbook for use in the seminars.


Expert was instrumental in the production of a commercial line of cryogenic freezers that have dominated the food freezing market. Expert conducted pioneering work using phase change cryogenics to store refrigeration energy for use in standard freezing plants.

food freezing


food processing equipment

Expert continues to participate in the design, installation, and operation of large state-of-the-art cryogenic facilities using helium, hydrogen, and nitrogen. These national laboratory facilities also use ultra-high vacuum equipment and methods.

low-temperature refrigeration

Expert is also knowledgeable of vacuum compatible materials, thermal insulation systems, vacuum insulation, cryogenic material handling, cryogenic bearings and seals, and thermodynamic evaluation of processes.

vacuum-compatible material


frozen food technology

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Chicago, Illinois;  Rockford, Illinois;  Aurora, Illinois;  Naperville, Illinois;  Peoria, Illinois;  Joliet, Illinois;  Elgin, Illinois;  South Bend, Indiana;  Gary, Indiana;  and Kenosha, Wisconsin.

Often requested
with this expert:

Frozen Food Technology, Microwave Packaging, Functional...
Heat Pipes and Cryogenics
Thermal and Fluid Systems Engineering Design, Analysis,...
Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1985   MBA   Business Administration   University of Chicago  
1967   BS   Mechanical Engineering   University of Dayton  
1961   AA   Engineering Technology   University of Dayton  
1967     Cryogenic Engineering   UCLA  
1978     Inovation & Invention   MIT  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title  

1987 to





Director, Consultant


1990 to 1994


Super Conducting Super Collider Laboratory/EG&G Inc.



Engineering Management


1969 to 1987


Liquid Carbonic Industries Corporation


Cryogenic Systems Development


Associate Director


1961 to 1969


Argonne National Laboratory





Career Accomplishments:
Professional Appointments

He is a member and served as Chairman and President of the Cryogenic Society of America. As a member of ASHRAE, he serves on the Low Temperature Committee. He is also a member of the Executive Program Club in the University of Chicago's Graduate School of Business.


He was awarded the Robert W. Vance award in 2004 by the Cryogenic Society of America. He was responsible for several machines that received the Putman Award for food freezing equipment.

Publications and Patents Summary

He holds several patents.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Scholium International, Inc.  

Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert for consulting on moisture upon thawing process of a "Baked Good."
  • Expert in Grocery refrigeration FDD.
  • Expert in Seals between two metal flanges.
  • Expert in IQF.
  • Food preservation expert for consulting on freezing frozen yogurt for retail packaging.
  • Vacuum insulation expert for consulting on vacuum insulation manufacturing alternatives.
  • Expert for consulting on Pre-Packaged Ice Containers.
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 Examination of Cryogenic Freezer.
  • Expert for consulting on value of used and damaged cryogenic tanks.
  • Refrigeration expert for consulting on for Carton Freezer with Ibex technology.
  • Expert for consulting on IQF tunnel problem.
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.

Market Research:
Expert is responsible for producing a commercial line of cryogenic freezers which dominated a segment of the food freezing 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:

TeraTech has conducted cryogenic training seminars for many large companies. Seminar participants are presented with a 200 page handbook.


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