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 Expert  725188

Expert in Thermal Plasmas, Dusty Plasmas, Nanoparticle Synthesis and Processing


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Minnesota (MN)
USA
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness Market Research

Summary of Expertise:

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His primary areas of expertise are gas plasmas, nanoparticle synthesis and processing in plasmas, nanoparticle aerosols, and deposition of nanostructured films and coatings.

He has developed several processes for synthesizing and processing nanoparticles for a variety of applications, and has taught graduate-level courses on fundamentals of aerosol behavior.

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gas electric discharge

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aerosol physics

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aerosol technology

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ceramic particulate composite

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coagulation

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gas plasma

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high-temperature plasma

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ionized gas

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low-temperature plasma

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nanocomposite

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nanomanufacturing

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nanoparticle

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nanopowder

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nanomaterial

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nanotechnology

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nucleation

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particle coating process

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particle transport

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particle-size analysis

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particle-size distribution determination

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particle-size measurement

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plasma chemical process

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plasma chemistry

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plasma deposition system

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plasma processing

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plasma torch

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plasma-aided manufacturing

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plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposition

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aerosol design

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aerosol behavior

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aerosol dynamics


Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
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;  Minnetonka, Minnesota;  and Eau Claire, Wisconsin.

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1970   SB   Humanities and Science   MIT  
1985   PhD   Mechanical Engineering   Stanford  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title  

1985 to

 

(Undisclosed University)

 

Mechanical Engineering

 

Professor

 

2007 to

 


 


 


 

Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

ASME, AAAR, MRS, Intl Plasma Chemistry Society

Professional Appointments

President, International Plasma Chemistry Society, 2000-2003; Editor, Plasma Chemistry and Plasma Processing; Member of Editorial Board, Journal of Nanoengineering and Nanosystems.

Awards/Recognition

Plasma Chemistry Award (International Plasma Chemistry Society), 2005 Best Director of Graduate Studies, Expert's University, 2005


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

He has approximately 165 publications in journals, books and conference proceedings. He has 2 patents and 3 patents pending.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Journal of Nanoparticle Research  
 - Surface and Coatings Technology  
 - Journal of Chemical Thermodynamics  
 - Applied Physics Letters  
 - Plasma Sources Science and Technology  

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
2005 to 2007   National Research Council   Committee member   Committee produced report, Plasma Science: Advancing Knowledge in the National Interest (National Academies Press, 2007)

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • He has served as a consultant for multiple companies in the area of thermal plasma synthesis of nanoparticles.
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert in Plasma (RIE etching and plasma cleaning).
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:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
He served as a litigation consultant on a patent case in Canada in 2007.
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.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
French   Not fluent but have moderate proficiency.

Market Research:
Has strong expertise in plasma science and engineering, aerosol science and engineering, homogeneous nucleation, nanoparticle synthesis, nanomanufacturing, etc.

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:
Training/Seminars

Developed 2-day short course on Plasma-Aided Manufacturing, offered for first time in May 2008.


 

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