Plastic Engineering 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.

Areas of Expertise

Consulting Experience

My consulting experience includes investigations and analyses involving polymers, plastics, composites, coatings, and chemical characterizations of evidence. 

Professional Experiences

My professional experience includes Senior Scientist with prior experience as Chief Executive Officer, Director of Advanced Materials and Processes, Senior Technical Manager, Skill Center Leader, Total Quality Master Trainer, Senior Research Chemist, Research Chemist, Programming and Applications Consultant, and Research Associate. 


Ph.D.Medicinal ChemistryUniversity of Illinois
B.S.ChemistryLoyola University of Chicago
B.S.MathematicsLoyola University of Chicago
B.S.Computer ScienceLoyola University of Chicago

Licenses Certifications

Awards & Affiliation

American Chemical Society (ACS)
Society for Plastics Engineers (SPE)
Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME)
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
SAE International (SAE)

Primary Affiliation

American Chemical Society

Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases