Expert in Biomaterials, Biotechnology, Medical Devices, Polymer Chemistry, Biomedical Engineering, Materials Engineering, Healthcare (regulatory), Intellectual Property Strategy
Expert ID: 735392 Virginia, USA
Scientifically, Expert is trained and has extensive expertise in polymeric materials. Past projects and experience have included medical product development, failure analysis, translational animal model development, safety/efficacy testing, regulatory filings, grant writing (including small business grants such as SBIR and STTR), publishing, and expert witness work (e.g. case development, depositions, expert reports and deposition testimony).
He also has had extensive experience in small business development (i.e. biotech/medtech startup) and launched three companies based on his research. He has done extensive patent prosecution, both US and foreign, developed IP strategy for biotech/medtech startup companies, and advised on IP strategy development. Expert has also performed patentability and freedom to operate assessments, and been an analyst for biotech/medtech investment.
Developed case strategy, provided data and expert report, expert testimony for several medical and consumer product liability cases. Prepared third-party opinions for pending patent applications. Research consulting in the manufacturing and healthcare sectors. Advised on development and implementation of regulatory strategy. Advised small business startups in healthcare space.
|Year: 1998||Degree: PhD||Subject: Materials Science||Institution: University of Cincinnati|
|Years: 2012 to 2019||Employer: Virginia Tech||Title: Associate Professor||Department: Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics||Responsibilities: Conduct research; teach classes; mentor students|
|Years: 2008 to 2012||Employer: KeraNetics||Title: Chief Science Officer||Department: NA||Responsibilities: Develop and manage R&D program, manufacturing, and regulatory affairs|
|Years: 2004 to 2012||Employer: Wake Forest School of Medicine||Title: Assistant Professor||Department: Institute for Regenerative Medicine/Department of Surgery/Department of Orthopaedic Surgery||Responsibilities: Conduct research; teach classes; mentor students|
|Years: 1998 to 2004||Employer: Southwest Research Institute||Title: Senior Research Scientist||Department: Materials Engineering||Responsibilities: Conduct contract research for a variety of industry and government clients|
|Expert Witness Experience|
|Expert has provided case development consulting as an expert witness, expert reports, and deposition testimony.|