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 Expert  722996

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

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Michigan (MI)
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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.

adhesive testing


chemical analysis


peel test


polymer formulation


surface preparation


water treatment chemistry




adhesion testing


hydrophilic coating


hydrophilic polymer


plastic adhesion


plastic surface treatment


polymer adhesive


polymer surface chemistry


surface chemistry


surface treatment

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Detroit, Michigan;  Grand Rapids, Michigan;  Warren, Michigan;  Flint, Michigan;  Sterling Heights, Michigan;  Lansing, Michigan;  Ann Arbor, Michigan;  Livonia, Michigan;  Dearborn, Michigan;  and Toledo, Ohio.

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







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




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




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