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 Expert  725926

Expert in Plating, Electronic Materials, Lab instrumentation and Environmental


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Ohio (OH)
USA
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness

Summary of Expertise:

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He has over 36 years of industrial waste and waste water treatment experience. This includes the purification of well and city water for use in high purity rinsing applications. As a senior engineer, Expert was responsible for development of processes and products from inception through full-scale production including waste treatment. Duties include all aspects of plating techniques and chemistries, wet chemical analysis, physical testing, printed wire board manufacturing, flex circuits (T.A.B.) and copper foil manufacturing. Some of his specialty skills include: Electroanalytical analyses, ion selective electrodes, UV-Visible spectroscopy, AA, DC plasma, ICP, SEM-EDAX, ESCA surface analysis, XRF, Laser particle counter, automatic titrimetry, KF, Instron. Proficient in Microsoft Office in both MAC and PC format, SPC, DOE, Six Sigma, and Minitab.

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hazardous waste precipitation process

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hazardous waste treatment

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hazardous-waste disposal

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industrial wastewater treatment

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industrial water treatment

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solid waste

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wastewater recycling

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wastewater treatment

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wastewater treatment engineering

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water softening

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water treatment

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chemical engineering


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Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Detroit, Michigan;  Saint Clair Shores, Michigan;  Cleveland, Ohio;  Akron, Ohio;  Youngstown, Ohio;  Canton, Ohio;  Lorain, Ohio;  Lakewood, Ohio;  Elyria, Ohio;  and Erie, Pennsylvania.

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1973   MS   Applied Math w/emphasis in Chemistry   State U. of NY- Binghamton  
1968   BS   Chemistry   Youngstown State University   Cum Laude, 1st in graduating chemists

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2007 to 2009

 

Lincoln Electric

 

Manufacturing Engineering

 

Manufacturing Engineer

 

He is responsible for all pwb manufacturing processes (pre-cleans, plated through hole chemistries, copper and tin plating, photo-resist apply-develop-etch-strip and making phototools.), bath analysis and operation of a 60 gpm wastewater treatment facility.

1973 to 2005

 

Gould Electronics

 

Foil Division

 

Mgr. of Process Engineer

 

He is responsible for development of plating processes for the manufacturing of high quality electronic materials in web format. Responsible for compliance of the Foil Division to all environmental, DOT and OSHA programs (RCRA, CWA, CAA, PSM, Confine Space, PSM, HM-215, etc.)

1968 to 1973

 

IBM Endicott, NY

 

Process Engineering

 

Sr. Associate Engineer

 

He is skilled in all aspects of pwb manufacturing.

2010 to 2016

 

(Undisclosed)

 

Chemistry Dept.

 

Adjunct faculty

 

He teaches a chemistry lab. Bioscience math and compliance certificate program.


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

Member of the National Association of Surface Finishers (NASF)


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

He has 16 US patents and 2 European patents. See resume for descriptions and patent numbers.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - 3,827,918  

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • He has consultant for other Gould Divisions while employed at Gould Electronics on Environmental affairs. The Divisions were: Valve and Fittings, MicroBond Technologies, Circuit Protection, and Fiber Optics.
  • Currently consulting to large and small firms in plating, environmental issues, chemical processing.
  • Consultant to an local environmental service company for decontamination of cyanide form large scale (6000 gal.) equipment.
  • Consultant to product reliability company on household chemicals compatibility study.
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert for consulting on Bright Tin/Lead plating recommendation.
  • Expert for consulting on Optimization of electroforming process for microfab application.
  • Expert for copper, brass and zinc for consulting on downstream production.
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International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
1976 to 1990   England   He supported the Foil Division processes and Environmental facility in Gould's Southampton, England plant.
1976 to 1991   Germany   He supported the Foil Division processes and Environmental facility in Gould's Eichstetten, Germany plant.
1981 to 2001   Germany   He supported the Foil Division processes and Environmental facility in Gould's Hitachi City, Japan plant.
2005 to 2005   Thailand   He single handedly started Innovex's new waste water treatment facility in Lamphun, Thailand.

Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

Taught the Math and Compliance sections of Lab certificate program at Expert's Firm 2012. Guest lecture on instrumentation for a Quantitative Analysis class. Currently adjunct faculty to Expert's Firm, teaching an intro to chemistry lab.

Other Skills and Services

Electroanalytical analyses, ion selective electrodes, UV-Visible spectroscopy, AA, DC plasma, ICP, SEM-EDAX, ESCA surface analysis, XRF, Laser particle counter, automatic titrimetry, KF, Instron. Proficient in Microsoft Office in both MAC and PC format, SPC, DOE.


 

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