Expert 512523 - AL AK AZ AR BC CA(N) CA(S) CO CT DE DC FL GA HI IA ID IL IN KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA QC RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WY WI

Expertise Description

I began my career in experimental synthetic organic chemistry over 25 years ago. My experiences included new product research and development, process development, writing reports, SOP’s, as well as being co-author for several patents for novel products for DNA and PNA (peptide nucleic acid) chemistry. I have experience in support of new product research and development in the area of automated synthetic DNA chemistry as well as DNA sequencing. I helped set up a chemical synthesis laboratory with expertise in the synthesis of specifically modified DNA representing known DNA damage from environmental sources such as carcinogens, UV irradiation and oxidative damage. I have been involved in the synthesis of over 1000 novel, rare and expensive organic compounds for use in environmental health and medical research. As the labs expertise grew, we expanded our synthesis services to include other small organic compounds, enzyme activators, inhibitors, bioconjugates, modified peptides and proteins, biomarkers and metabolites of exposures, new therapeutic compounds, research tools, imaging agents, drug conjugates for delivery, and many other areas of organic chemical synthesis. I have been hired as a consultant for the setup of other similar type synthesis labs at other medical institutions modeled after the original lab, and as a consultant on many synthesis projects both in academia and industry.

Expert 505632 - AL CT

Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years experience in the field of Chemistry with expertise in Plastics. I have experience with innovations and development of new additive and filler products used in plastics such as polyethylene, nylon, polyurethane, PVC, and composites using ISO Project Design. I have handled customer interface with technical, marketing, and management of personnel; as well as patent writing for new products developed.

Expert 456791 - AL AK AZ AR BC CA(N) CA(S) CO CT DE DC FL GA HI IA ID IL IN KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA QC RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WY WI

Expertise Description

I have more than 45 years experience in the field of Chemical Engineering with expertise in environmental best practices, environmental mitigation, employee safety issues, chemical processes and processing equipment issues. I have additional knowledge in crisis strategy / communications, assessing industrial accidents such as an unanticipated spill, and assessing the possible requirements for wastewater treatment and other issues. That history and skill allows me to review and mitigate malfunctioning environmental control and water purification systems, recommend precious metal recovery systems, define the need for adequate secondary containment, specify energy saving methods, review environmental permitting and scheduling, environmental survey, and to evaluate US patents. I evaluate proper equipment usage; drainage related facilities, chemical handling, methods for applying appropriate protective floor coatings where necessary and evaluate plumbing and structural supports, and routine and infrequent maintenance procedures. I have over 40 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 324662 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 50 years experience as a product designer, manufacturing executive, and consulting mechanical engineer. I have litigation experience with patent infringement, patent analysis, trade secrets, contract disputes, physical deconstruction and analysis; product liability; fraud; and class action. My expertise includes computers and disk drives; cryogenics and heat transfer; electrical equipment; electronics manufacturing; engineering and manufacturing management; fluid machinery; lasers and optics; machine design; metals, plastics, glass, and ceramics; mechanical engineering; medical and scientific instruments; and stress and vibration. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.