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 Expert  722996

Expert in Plastic, Polymer Adhesion, Green Manufacturing, Polymer Formulation, Coating, Polyolefin


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Ohio (OH)
USA
Education Work HistoryPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness

Summary of Expertise:

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Expert received his Doctorate in Organic Chemistry from Michigan State University and his BA of Biology from The University of Michigan-Flint. Although he has previous successful start-up-to-production as the former President of Selective Technologies, Inc., a supplier of medical device components, his primary research has focused on the chemical modification of polymer surfaces. With over 16 years of experience in polymer technologies, he has served as an expert witness in several successfully litigated patent infringement cases and consulted at 3M Health Care, Packer Engineering, Metaldyne Sintered Components, Michigan Critical Care Consultants, DisChem, Inc., IA, Inc. and TerraGroup, Inc. among others. Expert has approximately 30 publications, presentations, articles and patents. His publications have been published in journals such as The Journal of Organic Chemistry, Polymer and The Michigan Bar Journal. He also served as an adjunct Professor at Kettering University and twice Visiting Assistant Professor at The University of Michigan-Flint.
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adhesive testing

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chemical analysis

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peel test

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polymer formulation

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surface preparation

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water treatment chemistry

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adhesion

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adhesion testing

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hydrophilic coating

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hydrophilic polymer

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plastic adhesion

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plastic surface treatment

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polymer adhesive

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polymer surface chemistry

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surface chemistry

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surface treatment


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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;  and Minnetonka, Minnesota.

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1994   Ph.D.   Organic Chemistry   Michigan State University  
1990   Masters Program-no degree   Polymer and Organic Chemistry   Central Michigan University  
1987   B.A.   Biology   University of Michigan-Flint  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2004 to

 

(Undisclosed)

 


 

President

 

Expert founded this company in February 2004 to promote his polymer adhesion technology.

1997 to 2003

 

Selective Technology, Inc.

 


 

Interim President, Director of Synthetic Operations

 

Expert directed all corporate operations from 2001-2003. Expert also synthesized chemicals for use in medical devices.

1997 to 2001

 

University of Michigan-Flint

 

Chemistry

 

Visiting Assistant Professor and Adjunct Professor

 

Expert taught: Organic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry Labs, Principles of Chemistry Labs, Analytical Chemistry Labs, Laboratory Safety.

1996 to 2002

 

Kettering University

 

Science and Math

 

Adjunct Professor

 

Expert taught: Principles of Chemistry Labs, Industrial Organic Chemistry Labs.

2002 to 2003

 

Mott Community Collage

 

Chemistry

 

Adjunct Professor

 


1996 to 1996

 

Plastics Research Corporation

 


 

Senior Polymer Chemist

 

Expert was in charge of polymer formulations and analysis. Expert also led efforts to reduce manufacturing costs.

1995 to 1996

 

KDF Fluid Treatment

 


 

Director of Research and Develpment

 

Expert conducted all research activities regarding chemical activity of Zinc/Copper alloys in water treatment.


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

Expert has 3 patents, 4 patents pending, 12 publications, and 16 articles and presentations.


Consulting Services:
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Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Expert has acted as Expert Witness in several cases. Description and references available on request.
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