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 Expert  729925

Expert in Failure Analysis, Chemical Analysis, Plastics Testing, Polymer Additives Identification


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Michigan (MI)
USA
Education Work History Consulting Services Expert Witness

Summary of Expertise:

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Organic, inorganic, polymer, and analytical chemistry, failure analysis, de-formulation, material characterization, product defect analysis, infrared spectroscopy, mass spectroscopy, Scanning electron microscopy, nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy and a variety of other analytical instrumentation. Familiar with scientific instrumentation such as FTIR, NMR, GC/MS, LC/MS, TGA, DSC, SEM, EDS, ICP, AA, DMA, TMA
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chemical analysis

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failure analysis

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plastic chemical property

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plastic component failure

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plastic failure analysis

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plastic material

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plastic material property

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plastic material test procedure

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plastic physical property

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polymer additive


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Localities:
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.

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1982   PhD   Chemistry   University of Akron  
1984   Post-doctoral studies   Chemistry   University of Michigan  
1988   MBA   Business   Fontbonne University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title   Responsibilities

2011 to

 

(Undisclosed)

 

CEO and Chief Scientist

 

Litigation support, expert witness and testimony, failure analysis, material characterization, unknown identification and chemical analysis, plastics testing, polymer additives identification and quantitation.

1990 to 2010

 

Chemir Analytical Services

 

CEO

 

Worked on over 20 litigation support projects involving polymer analysis, plastics testing, and chemical analysis services. Served as the expert witness. Participated in dozens of depositions, trial testimony including jury trial.

1984 to 1990

 

Petrolite Corporation

 

Polymer Synthesis Chemist and Project Leader

 

Synthesized novel polymer additives for coating and paint applications. Characterization of polymers and oil-field additives.


Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Product liability case: Corrosion of Glass windows in 20 story bank building.
  • Patent Infringement: Analyzing medical device products of 6 competitors
  • Product Failure: Served as the expert witness in pipe failures in hot water heaters case
  • Jury testimony involving chemical analysis of clothing of suspect in burglary case
  • Product Failure: Medical malpractice suit, on catheter left inside patient body
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert for consulting on UV light exposure and damage to chemical coatings of clients products with emphasis on testing.
  • Expert for consulting on testing of our plastic folding pallet boxes to gain FM approval.
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:
Worked on over 20 litigation support projects involving polymer analysis, plastics testing, and chemical analysis services. Served as the expert witness. Participated in dozens of depositions, trial testimony including jury trial.

Ph.D. Polymer Chemist with 20+ years of experience in litigation support, expert witness and testimony, failure analysis, material characterization, unknown identification, chemical analysis, plastics testing, polymer additives identification and quantitation.

Experienced in preparation of detailed expert reports and testimony to explain complicated scientific analysis, in simple terms, understandable by members of jury.

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.

 

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