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Expert in Chemical Analysis

Expert ID: 108227 California, USA

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Expert has expertise in many aspects of modern chemical analysis. He has had extensive experience in the use of state-of-the-art NMR spectroscopy to solve problems in chemistry and biochemistry. These problems have included determining the structures of organic molecules and characterizing kinetics and equilibria by NMR. He has been extensively involved in the development of NMR experiments and in the application of multinuclear NMR methods to chemistry and biochemistry. Expert makes extensive use of HPLC and a variety of potentiometric methods in his research. His research has included metal complexes, heavy metal chemistry, the chemistry of heavy metal toxicology, peptides, chelating agents, and heparin. At UC Riverside, Expert teaches courses in NMR spectroscopy at the graduate level and analytical chemistry at the undergraduate level.

NUCLEAR MAGNETIC RESONANCE SPECTROSCOPY. Expert has been extensively involved in the development of NMR experiments and in the application of multinuclear NMR methods to a range of problems in chemistry and biochemistry. He teaches graduate-level courses on state-of-the-art NMR spectroscopy, including multidimensional NMR spectroscopy.

ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY; CHEMICAL ANALYSIS. Expert teaches courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels in modern methods of chemical analysis. In his own research, he applies a variety of the methods of modern analytical chemistry. These include NMR spectroscopy, HPLC, potentiometry, and pH titrations.

MERCURY CHEMISTRY; ORGANOMERCURY COMPOUNDS. Expert has expertise in mercury chemistry and organomercury compounds. He has conducted research in the chemistry involved in mercury (II) and organomercury toxicology.

HEAVY METAL CHEMISTRY. Expert has had experience with the chemistry of mercury, zinc, lead, and cadmium. In particular, he is knowledgeable of the solution chemistry of these elements, their coordination chemistry, and their reactions with biological molecules.

pH CHEMISTRY. Expert has had extensive experience with the measurement of pH by potentiometric and other methods. This has included work with the measurement of acid dissociation constants by pH titration methods.

SOLUTION CHEMISTRY. Expert has conducted extensive research in the solution chemistry of metal ions, metal complexes, organic molecules, and biological molecules. This has included characterization of kinetics and equilibria, as well as speciation studies.

TITRATION ANALYSIS. Expert makes extensive use of titrations in his research. These include acid-base, complexation, and redox titrations. He also teaches titration methods in courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels.


Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: San Diego, California - Santa Ana, California - Anaheim, California - Riverside, California - San Bernardino, California - Chula Vista, California - Oceanside, California - Ontario, California - Pomona, California - Irvine, California

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1968 Degree: Ph.D. Subject: Analytical Chemistry Institution: University of Wisconsin
Year: 1964 Degree: B.S. Subject: Chemistry Institution: University of Washington

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 1998 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Chair Department: Department of Chemistry Responsibilities:
Years: 1997 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Distinguished Professor of Chemistry Department: Responsibilities:
Years: 1993 to 1994 Employer: University of California, Riverside Title: Interim Dean Department: College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences Responsibilities:
Years: 1985 to 1997 Employer: University of California, Riverside Title: Professor of Chemistry Department: Responsibilities:
Years: 1969 to 1985 Employer: University of Alberta Title: Professor of Analytical Chemistry Department: Responsibilities:
Years: 1968 to 1969 Employer: Chevron Research Company Title: Research Chemist Department: Responsibilities:

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Expert is a member of the American Chemical Society.
Professional Appointments
He is an elected Fellow of the Chemical Institute of Canada. He is also an elected fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Awards / Recognition
Expert was the recipient of the Fisher Scientific Lecture Award (Canada) for Analytical Chemistry.

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