Expertise DescriptionI have more than 35 years of experience and expertise in physics, engineering, new product design, and production scale-up to assist industry in high precision and general industrial cleaning. My areas of expertise include inertial instrument design disciplines include laser physics, fiber optics, acoustics, and magnetic resonance. I have over 5 years expert witness experience.
Areas of Expertise
My expert witness experience includes: Patent analysis, proposed new product – review prior art and work with investors and legal counsel to provide teaching of the invention; Patent analysis, existing product – evaluate the teachings of the patents in question; testified before the International Patent Office in Munich; Patent disputes, national and international; Worker safety, OSHA – address the issue from a technical, scientific standpoint; effectively demonstrate the correct approaches to minimize hazards to employees; Environmental issues, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), South Cost Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD); Comment on impending local, regional, and national regulations; Evaluate claims of technical equipment damage from water exposure; Civil, Criminal, and Insurance Related Issues – ground contamination, cleaning product design and performance, appropriate usage of cleaning agents and process fluids, and cleanliness of manufactured product.
My consulting experience includes: On site process assessment and analysis; Evaluation of alternative processes; Market research, applications of products to diverse applications; Troubleshooting, failure analysis; Process improvement; Recommendations of process options for stringent regulatory climates; Process validation; Successful analytical approach to complex permitting issues of private clients; Intellectual property assessment, U.S. and international; Assistance to litigants in patent disputes; Research in environmental policy; Training, education, tutorials, presentations, and publications emphasizing practice applications of the physics of cleaning to production and surface quality.
|B.S.||Physics||Massachusetts Institute of Technology|
Awards & Affiliation
|Multiple company private awards in advanced technology|
Surface Quality Resource Center (SQRC)
Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases