Expert 524582 - NJ

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years experience in Advanced Materials & Nanomaterials with expertise in Advanced Materials & Nanomaterials with expertise in Nanoparticle, Nanocomposite, Nanostructured Material, Nanowire: Synthesis, Production, Processing, Characterization; Materials used in Lithium-ion Batteries and Supercapacitors; Protective Coatings on Plastic, Metal, Glass and Ceramic substrates; Coatings: hydrophobic, superhydrophobic, anti-fog, anti-corrosion, self-healing, abrasion resistant; Sintering and Consolidation of particles; Experience working with metals, ceramics, polymers and composites.

Expert 520672 - IL

Expertise Description

My career has spanned more than 40 years in the field of Biomechanical Engineering with expertise in Product Design, Development, and Manufacturing, as well as Biomechanics and Computational Dynamics. I am also skilled with technical disciplines associated with medical device design and manufacturing; as well as advanced education in bio-mechanics with a number of papers published in bio-medical analysis of joint and muscle function.

Expert 519007 - IL

Expertise Description

My career in the plastics industry has spanned over 40 years with a focus in engineering, testing and failure analysis of products manufactured from polymeric materials, especially those intended for long-term, load bearing applications. I have additional experience in thermoplastic polymer materials, including plastic piping and geosynthetics, Physical, mechanical and environmental testing of polymeric materials Structure and properties of thermoplastic polymers, polymer alloys and blends Synthesis of thermoplastic polymers and polymer compound formulation Plastics processing methods and Analytical chemistry of organic chemical compounds. For more than 30 years, I have offered my services as a plastics expert witness in Illinois by providing consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 512821 - GA

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years in Textiles. My fields of expertise include: modeling and optimization of textile manufacturing processes; appraisal of new manufacturing technologies and their products; development of new test methods for the evaluation of raw materials and end products; and the application of design experiments and analysis of variance techniques for process enhancement. I also focus on product development and evaluation of engineered fibrous products for unconventional end uses involving healthcare, construction, automotive, and filtration and other industrial applications. As a teacher, I have taught theory and lab courses on yarn formation, weaving, knitting, nonwovens, physical testing, and quality control. I have over 10 years of expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 517852 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years of experience in Mechanical engineering. As a Professor, I teach and do research on topics within the field. My current research activities include the development and use of micro-resolution particle image velocimetry (PIV) for measuring velocity fields in micro-scale flows, as well as the development of ac electrokinetic-based techniques for enhancing immunoassays and stem cell culturing, Ti-based thermal ground planes for cooling IC chips, and the development of free surface fluidics (FSF) and combining with SERS for trace chemical detection. I have over 10 years of expert witness experience with consultations and deposition.

Expert 508808 - NY

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years of experience in the field of Materials Science with expertise in packaging, materials technology, business development, operations management, strategic planning and R&D working for resin producers, converters and food companies. I have a very broad knowledge base having worked in the areas of: R&D, Sales, Technical Services, Marketing, Mergers and Acquisitions, and intellectual property. I have developed marketing plans for the use of biopolymers for wound care, cosmetic formulation, non-woven applications and latex emulsions for paper and film substrates. I have extensive knowledge of Plastics Materials, Rheology, Morphology, and Plastics Processing Technologies. I have prior expert witness experience with consultation and deposition.

Expert 500116 - AK AZ AR 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 RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WY WI

Expertise Description

I have more than 45 years of experience in paint and metal coatings, corrosion, plastics, pretreatments for metals and plastics, and intellectual property. I have extensive experience as an expert witness and consultant in these technical fields, and am a recognized authority on the technology. Most of my experience was obtained while working in R&D at Fortune 500 companies, where I developed and commercialized dozens of innovative products. I was awarded seven U.S. patents, multiple foreign patents, and have authored a book chapter and 50 publications in respected technical journals and conferences. I earned my Ph.D. in Materials Science with specialty in coatings and corrosion. I have testified in federal court, and at several depositions, including a 9-hour video deposition. As a technical expert witness, I am highly responsive, have outstanding integrity and efficiency, excellent written and oral communication skills, and unique ability to communicate complex technical topics into laymen terms.

Expert 502783 - AL AZ AR CA(N) CA(S) CO CT DE DC FL GA 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 RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WY WI

Expertise Description

I have more than 10 years of experience in the field of drug delivery and controlled release technology as it pertains to pharmaceutical formulations. I have opined in both deposition and trial testimony in the area of oral and also injectable pharmaceutical formulations, dissolution testing, controlled release, instant release, sustained release, as well as chemical and materials property characterization and biodegradation of active ingredient (API) from pharmaceutical formulations. I have served as expert in numerous roles for firms in pharmaceutical patent infringement cases including claims construction, patent validity contentions, expert discovery, Markman preparation, scientific advising, as well as serving as the lead witness. I have over 10 years of expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 508739 - AL AK AZ AR 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 RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WY WI

Expertise Description

I have been active in computational, theoretical, and experimental fluid mechanics for over 35 years with academic and governmental experience. Since 2010 I have been a Professor of Mechanical Engineering, before that I was a Research Mechanical Engineer at a research laboratory. My area of expertise is within fluid mechanics, more specifically, I have participated in a wide range of fundamental research areas such as: development of direct and large eddy simulation methods for turbulent flows, turbulent transport physics, air-sea interfacial dynamics and transport with special emphasis on the surface thermal (infrared) signature of breaking waves and subsurface turbulence, and surfactant effects on free surface flows. As well as, the first principles understanding of polymer drag reduction and riblet drag reduction, atmospheric boundary layer flows, turbulence modeling, hydroacoustics, physics of coastal and estuarine flows, applications of Karhunen-Loeve expansion methods to turbulence and to geophysical flows, infrared remote sensing, and aerosol physics. I have taught undergraduate courses in fluid mechanics, heat transfer, and strength of materials. At the graduate level I have taught courses in fluid mechanics, advanced fluid mechanics, and turbulence. In addition, I am currently a Principal Investigator on research funded by a foundation and also privately.

Expert 508743 - AL AK AZ AR 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 RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WY WI

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years experience in the field as a Chemical Engineer with expertise in complex liquids: polymers, suspensions, emulsions, and biological fluids. Research in my laboratory has resulted in a number of techniques in optical rheometry such as high-speed polarimetry (birefringence and dichroism) and various microscopy methods (fluorescence, phase contrast, and atomic force microscopy). I am familiar with the development of solar cells, the microstructure of polymeric and other complex materials, deformation of the red blood cell in small capillaries, cell division and structure and composition of the tear film. In my laboratory, fundamental research is in progress to understand the orientation and deformation of monolayers at the molecular level. I have over 20 years of expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

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 502254 - NC

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the field of Chemistry with expertise in Organic Chemistry. As a chemist, I have and extremely broad grasp of chemical knowledge: subject matter expertise includes carbohydrates, peptides, amino acids, proteins, nucleotides, heterocyclic chemistry, catalysis, organic synthesis, chemical handling, chemical purifications, chemical analysis techniques, solid phase organic synthesis, polymer synthesis, chemical nomenclature and medicinal chemistry. I have also provided patent drafting, response drafting, document editing, literature search and science/ IP advising services to small pharmaceutical companies, chemistry-related businesses, and small biotech firms. I have over 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, depositions, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 323746 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience specializing in products liability, personal injury, and materials failure with expertise in chemical, physical, thermal, spectral, and other testing methods used to analyze plastic part and product failures. My litigation experience includes: construction defects emphasizing plastic plumbing problems; design and manufacturing defects in plastic, rubber, and composite parts and materials; plastics extrusion; injection molding; thermoforming; and other plastics processing methods. I have more than 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 134981 - DE NE NJ NY PA

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in the field of Materials Science with expertise in glass and ceramics. I have additional knowledge in investment casting, engineered ceramics, glass and polymer materials and processing; as well as, marketing, evaluation of competitive materials and technologies, and brokering arrangements. I have over 5 years expert witness experience.

Expert 128486 - FL WI

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years of extensive R&D, manufacturing, patent law, and worldwide government chemical compliance and management expertise in the chemical industry. I am nationally known in the UV and EB curable coatings fields. I have hands-on laboratory and R&D management experience in the commercialization of more than 50 new products for a broad range of industrial uses. I developed and implemented multimillion-dollar global patent programs, as well as a corporate worldwide MSDS and government compliance program. I have extensive knowledge of chemical and physical analytical test methods. My legal experience and services include case history review, site inspection, failure analysis, evaluation of opposing expert witness’ findings, developing / recommending / carrying out technical strategies, performing analytical tests to support planned strategy, provide written reports in convincing easy to understand language, attorney depositions, and court testimony. I have over 5 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 107331 - FL MO OK PA

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience as a civil engineer, specializing in structural engineering. My expertise includes: advanced composites; blast testing; bridge inspection; bridge rehabilitation; civil infrastructure renewal / sustainability; composites; concrete; concrete inspections; concrete repair / rehabilitation; construction defects; construction materials; failure analysis; ferrocement; fiber reinforced concrete; FPR; laboratory testing; masonry standards; materials engineering; non-destructive testing; reinforced concrete; research and development; steel reinforced polymers; strength evaluations; structural analysis; and structural fiber reinforced plastics. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience.

Expert 107379 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience in mechanical and materials engineering, specializing in failure analysis. My expertise includes: accident investigation / reconstruction; construction defects (plumbing / H.V.A.C.); failure analysis (building materials, communications equipment, consumer products, machinery, medical devices; pressure vehicles, vehicles); fatigue / fracture / corrosion of metals / plastics / fiber composites; materials engineering; mechanical engineering; modal vibration analysis; and stress analysis. I have more than 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 96660 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

Doug Schoon, M.S. (Dana Point, CA)  – I have over 35 years’ experience working in the cosmetic, personal care and beauty industry focused on organic and polymer chemistry, including materials testing and ingredient toxicology.  I specialize in cosmetics, salon products, salon safety, and best practices for the professional beauty industry, as well as retail cosmetic and beauty products. My expertise includes: beauty industry regulations and standards; cleaning, disinfection, sterilization, communicable diseases, infections related to hair, nail, skin, eye lashes; cuts, burns, adverse skin reactions such as irritations or  allergies, standard of care, state board regulations, federal regulations, marketing claims, education and nail and cosmetology schools. 
 
I have expertise in European Union and Canadian cosmetic regulation and standards; as well as, salon chemical safety issues, to include injuries, damage, illness, as well as cosmetic / personal care product development and testing, safe handling, air quality and testing, personal protection equipment, product labeling, product warnings and quality control and/or assurance.  I am an internationally recognized author of books/articles, presenter and educator with a large amount of expertise in both natural and artificial nail products, salon practices and services in cosmetology, hair, lashes, nail anatomy and skin care, manicure and pedicure procedures/practices/standards/equipment.  I have over 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, depositions, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 96447 - TX

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years experience as a chemical engineer in areas of failure analysis, product liability, automobile accidents, fire cause and origin, chemical exposure, environmental contamination, regulatory compliance, agriculture, medical devices, and passenger restraint systems. My expertise includes: front / side airbags (failure, deployment, injuries); automobile passenger restraints (seat belts, infant, and child seats); chemical fires / explosions / damages (butane, solvents, crude oil, gasoline, natural gas, carbon dioxide, chlorine gas); toxic chemical exposures (benzene, ethylene oxide, bentonite clay, formaldehyde, hexavalent chromium) in industry, residences, government; environmental hazardous waste contamination (drinking water supplies, ground contamination, oil discharges); and regulatory enforcement (sulfuric acid leaks, ammonia vapors, hydrogen peroxide). I have more than 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 56947 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years in industrial technology, specializing in plastics, silicones, adhesives, abrasives, composites, polymers, tapes, epoxies, and sealants, with experience in the aerospace, aircraft, automobile, marine, medical, and other general industries. My expertise includes: account management; contracts; failure analysis; industrial; vehicle; motorcycle; laboratory testing; inventory and distribution logistics; material qualifications; packaging; process development; patent protection, product development and management; quality assurance; training; and troubleshooting. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 29293 - IL

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience in the paint and coatings industry. My expertise includes industrial coatings, trade sale and consumer paints, adhesives, chemical specialty products, resins, and polymers, including their developments, testing, and production. I also have experience in aerosols and spray products, hazardous chemicals, labels and warnings, and household chemicals. I have consulted on several cases involving slip and fall on painted surfaces and have experience with slip resistance. I am able to determine coefficient of friction measurements and can offer opinions on the appropriateness of various types of paint on concrete walking surfaces. I have additional expertise in paint and coating technology and am able to analyze floor coating for the presence or absence of various additives. I have over 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 439830 - IL

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years experience in the field of Plastic and Manufacturing Engineering with expertise in investigations and analyses. I have experience involving polymers, plastics, composites, coatings, chemical characterization of evidence, construction materials, including associated properties, as well as fuels (including biofuels), lubricants, paints, and chemical additives. My investigations included cause and origin investigations, failure analysis, and custom testing to solve problems for industry, the insurance and legal communities, government, and academic organizations. I have over 5 years expert witness experience with consultation and deposition.

Expert 502013 - NJ

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in the field of cGMP pharmaceuticals with expertise in dietary supplement supplier auditing, chemical/pharmaceutical process improvement, and cost reduction through on-line analysis and analytical problem solving. I have experience in research services and quality assurance departments. I have significant expertise in the areas of analytical and polymer chemistry, quality systems and regulatory affairs, with a strong reputation for excellence in analytical problem solving and materials characterization, quality improvement programs and building and motivating technical staffs to be highly productive. I have developed IP, constructed new laboratories and coordinated global organizations. I have consulted in the areas of analytical in process / laboratory problem resolution and cGMP auditing / compliance gap analysis of pharmaceutical and dietary supplement suppliers, cost reduction respectively. I have over 5 years expert witness experience.

Expert 447011 - DC NC

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in Chemical Engineering with expertise in polymer processing (design and simulation rheology); composite materials and processing; chemical handling; polymeric materials and properties. I have additional knowledge in the application of rheology and heat transfer to polymer processing and the processing of other non-Newtonian fluids; polymer processing including extrusion, injection molding, film blowing, fiber spinning, blow molding and film blowing; fluid instabilities and fracture; polymer liquid crystals; constitutive theories; polymer structure and processability. My expertise also includes the effects of flow on order and morphology (polymers); suspension rheology; thermoplastic composites processing; and food processing/rheology. I have more than 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 441187 - WA

Expertise Description

I have more than 5 years experience in the field of Materials Science and Engineering. My expertise includes electrochromic window technology, chemistry, intelligent materials and systems, photovoltaic and electrochromic functions, ion storage materials, synthesized electrochromic materials, film technology, gel polymer electrolytes, and other inorganic and organic materials.

Expert 437864 - MO

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the field of Chemistry. My expertise includes electrochemistry, electrochromic systems and materials, conducting polymers, molecular electronics, physical organic chemistry, and photochemistry. I have experience with technology for polymer crosslinked aerogels; polymeric, thin film electrochromic materials and systems; electrochemical cells; microelectrode arrays; electroanalytical chemistry; nanoparticles; and sol-gel materials. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 426409 - CA(N) CA(S) FL MO TX

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience in the field of Chemical and Materials Safety. My experience includes incident investigations and assessments for industrial, commercial, and domestic applications. I am highly knowledgeable in chemical material analysis; air emissions; chemical and material forensics; petrochemical characterization; unknown material identification; failure analysis plastic metal; incident root cause; chemical material interactions; mechanical testing materials; failure modes and effects analysis (FMEA); soil, water, gas, testing, and analysis; chemical handling; chemical safety and exposure; EPA, OSHA, and federal standards. My additional experience consists of automobile fuel tank skid plate material, plastic bilge pump failure investigation, street paint pressure vessels, tiki torch burn injuries, carbon monoxide exposure, and industrial metal plating substances. My applications and experience includes plastics, metal alloys, composites, fuels, lubricants, compressed gases, dusts, emissions and all variety of chemicals. I have more than 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 433297 - DE

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years experience in the field of Chemical and Bio-molecular Engineering. My research interests include materials from renewable resources, green chemistry and engineering, and fracture and rheology. I have over 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 432761 - NY

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in the field of Plastic Engineering, Polymers and Manufacturing. My extensive experience includes polymers, extrusion, manufacturing, processing and packaging, product and process development, market research, and polymer chemistry. I have over 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition and courtroom testimony.

Expert 404809 - NY

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years in the field of Metallurgy and Mechanical Engineering Industry. My extensive experience includes materials science and engineering; metallurgical engineering, processing science and microstructure design of ceramic thin films, bulk ceramics, and hybrid materials; nanostructured oxide films and nanoparticles; biomimetic synthesis; template-directed nucleation and growth of ceramic materials; oxidation of metals, including indium, tin, solders, and copper; and atomistic and continuum-level simulation and modeling. My additional experience includes failure analyses of materials exposed to various conditions involving stress, temperature, and impact. My research areas include mechanical properties of materials used to evaluate the capacity of materials under various conditions.

Expert 399327 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 15 years experience in the field of Photonics. I have extensive research, development, and management experience, including the generation of intellectual property, new product introduction, and problem diagnosis. My experience includes photonics / fiber optic / telecommunication technology, integrated photonics, energy-efficient building design and technology, polymers, adhesives, fabrication of prototypes, laser chemical vapor deposition, and light-emitting diode (LED) and light-emitting diodes (LEDs) technology.

Expert 346304 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in the field of Chemistry, Contamination, and Product Liability. My expertise includes plastics and plastic products application; rubber and rubber products application; pipe systems(copper and plastic); coatings; sealants; sealant failures; adhesives; construction products / defects; chemistry-related issues; environmental issues; and urethane rubber and foams. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 364854 - OH

Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years experience in the areas of natural rubber biosynthesis and alternative natural rubber production, properties, and products. My expertise includes bioemergent materials, chemistry, and polymer science. I have overseen research / development, crop science, production, and regulatory programs for commercialization of latex for medical devices and consumer products. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 345649 - TX

Expertise Description

I have more than 15 years experience in Bio-medical Engineering. My expertise includes medical devices, medical implants, surgical implants, surgical devices, biomechanics, biological tissues; orthopedics, biomaterials, biochemistry, implants, devices, quality control, FDA approval, failure analysis, immunology, and laboratory safety. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 340481 - MI

Expertise Description

I have 40 years experience in digital printing and imaging. I have experience in many disciplines, including chemistry, chemical engineering, computer science, materials science, mechanical and petroleum engineering, and physics. I have conducted research on digital printing and imaging, ink, printability, coatings for nonimpact printing, theoretical and computational interfacial phenomena, molecular composites, thermodynamics of phase behavior and critical phenomena, fluid mechanics, flow through porous media, statistical mechanics, molecular simulations, percolation theory, phase behavior of polymer blends, nonlinear optics, multiprocessor computing, networking of computers, and numerical methods. I have prior expert witness experience.