ORC Expert Advisory Services ORC International

  home    |    find an expert    |    request an expert    |    join our network    |    about us     expert login  
Expert Consulting and Expert Witness Services
  
  search tips 
Share this page:  Send to LinkedIn Send to Facebook Tweet This Email Print

 Expert  720549

Expert in Polymer Chemistry


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Indiana (IN)
USA
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness

Summary of Expertise: Listed with other top experts in: 
Expert has a high level of expertise in all fields of polymers and polymeric materials. He has worked extensively with polymer coatings, composites, sealants, adhesives, and foams. He is knowledgeable of PVC and rubber products, diagnostic and biosensor polymers, and biomedical polymers. He is familiar with polymer applications for most industries, notably high tech.
 • 

polymer chemistry

 • 

polymer science

 • 

polymeric material

Expert has expertise in moldable dry chemistry as well as diagnostic and biosensor polymers and coatings. At Boehreinger, he was highly successful in linking polymer chemistry with biochemistry in the development of diagnostics, immunodiagnostics, and biosensors. He synthesized new electron-relaying redox polymer for biosensors. Expert also synthesized novel polymers for strep, pregnancy, and infectious disease tests, thus opening newer avenues for polymer science.
 • 

biomedical application

 • 

biomedical sensor

 • 

diagnostic reagent

 • 

dry reagent

Expert has more than 30 years experience in chemistry, life science, research, and engineering. While at Monsanto, he made significant contributions to building materials, sweeteners, electronic materials, the synthesis and characterization of new polymers, biotechnology, and energy research. His major achievements include work with novel chemistries--aqueous, non-aqueous, solventless, and their complete systems. His work on the stability of enzymes with non-aqueous polymers is a noted advancement, both in polymer chemistry and enzymology.
 • 

applied chemistry

Expert synthesized and characterized, by NMR spectroscopy, ultra pure acetals and devised methods to reduce the formation of undesirable acetals in the production of thermosetting acrylic polymers containing pendant methylol and alkyl methylol groups. He pioneered DAP/polyepoxy interpenetrating polymer network resins for LED and adhesive applications.
 • 

polymer modification chemistry

 • 

polymer modifier

Expert has experience in fundamental research and applied work in paving, roofing, cold adhesive asphalt. He has worked on polymer and rubber modification of asphalt
 • 

asphalt


Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Indianapolis, Indiana;  Fort Wayne, Indiana;  Bloomington, Indiana;  Muncie, Indiana;  Anderson, Indiana;  Terre Haute, Indiana;  Lafayette, Indiana;  Cincinnati, Ohio;  Hamilton, Ohio;  and Middletown, Ohio.

Often requested
with this expert:

Plastics Selection, Design, Compound, Processing, Testing,...
Polymers, Plastic Product Development
Polymerization
Adhesion and Surface Properties

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1968   PhD   Polymer Chemistry   North Dakota State University  
1967   MS   Polymer Chemistry   North Dakota State University  
1961   MS   Chemical Engineering   Harcourt Butler Institute of Technology   Gold Medal
1960   BS   Chemical Engineering   Harcourt Butler Institute of Technology   Gold Medal for Best Eng Student

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title  

2000 to

 

(Undisclosed University)

 


 

Consultant

 

1996 to

 

(Undisclosed University)

 

Material Science and Engineering

 

Adjunct Professor

 

1996 to 2000

 

Altec USA

 


 

Vice President

 

1993 to 1995

 

Bridgestone/Firestone

 


 

Technical Director

 

1991 to 1992

 

Kuwait University

 


 

Professor

 

1987 to 1991

 

Roche Diagnostics Corporation

 


 

Senior Research Advisor

 

1982 to 1986

 

University of Petroleum - Dhahran, Saudi Arabi a

 


 

Research Professor

 

1979 to 1982

 

University of Dayton Research Institute

 


 

Professor/Associate Director

 

Career Accomplishments:
Awards/Recognition

Expert received the Leo Friend Award from the American Chemical Society in 1992. He won the Roche Superior Product Award (1989) and the Roche Breakthrough Award (1988).


Publications:
Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - American Washington, DC: Chemical Society Books  
 - New York: Marcel Dekker  
 - Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology  
 - American Chemical Society (ACS) Book (Oxford University Press)  
 - Journal of Applied Polymer Science  

Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Acrylic copolymer expert for consulting on eliminating bubbles in cured acrylic fingernail application.
  • Acrylicresin expert for consulting on acrylic waterproofing.
  • Expert in Optical Index Matching Fluid for PMMA/Elastomer 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:
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert witness in asphalt for consulting on asphalt road failure causes.
  • Expert in polymer for consulting on the formulas they are using are in the public domain and cannot be deemed trade secrets.
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.

 

Need the right expert?  We can help!

home       find an expert       request an expert       join our network       about us

Intota is now ORC Expert Advisory Services

FOLLOW ORC ON