Plastics Expert 323761 CA(S)


Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in the Plastics Industry. My expertise includes overall plastics manufacturing operations management, plastic testing and failure analysis, materials selection, new product design, design analysis, manufacturing assistance and tooling to testing, and patent infringement. I have additional knowledge with artificial turf, and artificial sports fields. I have over 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Areas of Expertise


Expert Witness

My expert witness experience includes: product liability; personal injury; failure of a plastics sawhorse; premature failure of a plastics cane handle; polybutylene pipe failures; injection molding operation.


Consulting Experience

My consulting services include: research and development of major cost saving programs for customers of a custom injection molding business; failure analysis on field returns, established plastics test facility; developed a computer program to analyze molds for cooling efficiency, conducted plastics training seminars for engineers, inspectors, and sales personnel; new product design, materials selection, moldflow analysis, finite element analysis, and tooling procurement projects for a major dental device company.


Professional Experiences




Relevant Experiences

I have worked on Cane failure cases in the past and conducted many failure analysis and subrogation/expert assignments. I have also worked on matters involving blow molded products. I have more than 35 years experience in the Plastics Industry. My expertise includes overall plastics manufacturing operations management, plastic testing and failure analysis, materials selection, new product design, design analysis, manufacturing assistance and tooling to testing, and patent infringement. I have additional knowledge with artificial turf, and artificial sports fields. I have over 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.


Education

DegreeSubjectInstitution
B.S.Plastics EngineeringUniversity of Massachusetts
M.S.Plastics EngineeringUniversity of Massachusetts

Licenses Certifications

Awards & Affiliation

Primary Affiliation

Society of Plastics Engineers


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