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Expert in Biological Treatment of Odors and Volatile Organics, Wastewater Treatment, Membrane Bioreactors

Expert ID: 729368 Ohio, USA

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Expert has conducted experimental research in the areas of membranes, membrane ultrafiltration, biological treatment of air, wastewater, soils and sediments. Expert has over 100 peer-reviewed publications in these areas of expertise. Expert is also a founder of a small business "C" Corporation, that has designed and maketed biological odor and volatile organic compound (VOC) treatment systems for the past 15 years. He has worked in collaboration with other companies to design biological treatment systems for municipalities and industries, including pharmaceutical, wood products, municipal, chemical, petrochemical, etc.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Indianapolis, Indiana - Muncie, Indiana - Anderson, Indiana - Columbus, Ohio - Cincinnati, Ohio - Dayton, Ohio - Springfield, Ohio - Hamilton, Ohio - Lexington, Kentucky - Louisville, Kentucky

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1979 Degree: PhD Subject: Chemical Engineering Institution: Carnegie Mellon University
Year: 1978 Degree: MS Subject: Chemical Engineering Institution: Carnegie Mellon University
Year: 1974 Degree: BTech Subject: Chemical Engineering Institution: Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 1979 to 2010 Employer: University of Cincinnati Title: Professor Department: Chemical Engineering Responsibilities: Conducted reserach in membranes, biological treatment, membrane bioreactors, biofiltration
Years: 1987 to 2010 Employer: PRD Tech, Inc. Title: President Department: Responsibilities: Designed, built, installed and maintained biofilters, wastewater treatment systems, membrane ultrafiltration systems, membrane bioreactors

Government Experience

Years Agency Role Description
Years: 1992 to 1992 Agency: US EPA Role: Consultant Description: Biotreatment

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
American Institute of Chemical Engineers
Professional Appointments
Senior Editor, Odor Journal, Springer
Awards / Recognition
Alfred Bodine Award, Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME)
Publications and Patents Summary
Over 100 peer reviewed publications, invited presentations at National and International Conferences

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Expert consultant in biological treament of pollutants
Vendor Selection
Expert has sourced vendors and built full-scale biofilter systems, wastewater treatment systems, and membrane processes
Marketing Experience
Unique insights into biological treatment and its future applications

Fields of Expertise

aerobic municipal wastewater digestion, air odor control equipment design, air-pollutant control equipment, anaerobic microbiological process, anaerobic municipal wastewater digestion, bioavailability, biocatalyst, biodegradation, biological aeration treatment, biological aerobic treatment, biological municipal waste treatment, biological municipal wastewater treatment, biological oxidation, biological process, biological treatment, biological waste incineration, bioprocess, bioremediation, chemical process equipment designing, chemical stripping, control equipment, control process, cooling tower equipment design, drinking water treatment, equipment design, filtration, groundwater bioremediation, industrial water treatment, membrane filtration, membrane process, membrane processing, membrane separation, microporous membrane, odor abatement equipment design, odor control, odor-controlling waste-storage equipment, odor-controlling wastewater treatment system, ozone technology, ozone water purification, physical municipal wastewater treatment, treatment system, ultrafiltration, ultrafiltration membrane, ultraviolet oxidation water purification, ultraviolet radiation/hydrogen peroxide water treatment system, wastewater, wastewater treatment, water aeration, water filtration equipment, water filtration system, water treatment, water ultrafiltration, oxidizing scrubber, biocatalysis, indoor air pollution abatement, drinking water inorganics control, air pollution control, odor abatement, drinking water odor control

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