Expertise DescriptionI have more than 45 years experience in the field of Analytical Chemistry. My areas of expertise include surface and microanalysis and materials characterization. My 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. I have experience with the foundation of several commercial analytical service companies in support of a wide breadth of industrial and academic research entities. I utilize experimental design in determining root causes and choosing optimum analytical techniques. I employ such methods and techniques as bulk / surface analysis and electron microscopy. I have over 35 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.
Areas of Expertise
My expert witness experience includes having testified for defense in multiple murder trial, cause of metal on metal adhesion failure. failure of catalyst in 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.
My consulting services include paint adhesion on automobiles, diffusion of shampoo / conditioner additives into hair, coating on hard drivers, filed failures of pacemakers, blade failure in jet engines, solid state materials.
Awards & Affiliation
Defense Sciences Research Council
Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases