Expert 393445 CA(N)

Expertise Description

Ph.D. – Consulting expert with more than 45 years’ experience in the field of Analytical Chemistry. Areas of expertise include surface and microanalysis and materials characterization. Experience ranges from teaching and supervising graduate students at three world-class universities to managing analytical service laboratories in support of corporate and academic research. Notable foundation of several commercial analytical service companies in support of a wide breadth of industrial and academic research entities. Utilizes experimental design in determining root causes and choosing optimum analytical techniques. Employs such methods and techniques as bulk / surface analysis and electron microscopy. Over 35 years’ expert witness experience. Consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Areas of Expertise

Expert Witness

  • Cause of metal on metal adhesion failure
  • Failure of catalyst on chemical production
  • Deconstruction of infringing LED
  • Sio2 coating on semiconductor and solar devices
  • Composition and structure of plasma TV
  • Composition and structure of contact lenses

Consulting Experience

  • Paint adhesions on automobiles
  • Diffusion of shampoo / conditioner additives into hair
  • Coatings on hard drives
  • Field failures of pacemakers
  • Blade failures in Jet Engines
  • Commercial analytical services


B.A.Cornell University
Ph.D.ChemistryCornell University

Licenses Certifications

Awards & Affiliation

Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases