Expert in Crystal Growth, Gem Synthesis, Gem Treatments, Causes of Color, etc.
Expert has expertise in the treatment of natural gemstones to alter and improve their appearance, such as heat treated sapphire and citrine, dyed and impregnated emerald and turquoise, and irradiated topaz and tourmaline. He has written a book and approximately 50 articles in this area as well.
Expert is highly knowledgeable of the growth of crystals and their properties such as laser crystals, ferroelectrics, electro-optics, non-linear and related uses. His expertise in this area is primarily focused on insulating oxide crystals. Expert's accomplishments in this field include 100 articles and two review articles.
Expert's expertise in color relates to its physical and chemical causes, including all colors found in the universe. He has written 3 book and 80 articles in this field, including the Encyclopedia Britannica article on "Colour" in use since 1988
Most of the 40+ of Expert' consulting cases were confidential and cannot be detailed. They included Lucent Bell Labs, Allied Chemical Co., Smith Tool Co., Argyle Mining, QVC TV Shopping Network, J. Paul Getty Museum, etc.
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: New York, New York - Yonkers, New York - Newark, New Jersey - Jersey City, New Jersey - Paterson, New Jersey - Elizabeth, New Jersey - Bridgeport, Connecticut - Stamford, Connecticut - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - Allentown, Pennsylvania
|Year: 1959||Degree: Ph.D.||Subject: Physical Chemistry||Institution: University of Pittsburgh|
|Year: 1948||Degree: B.Sc.||Subject: Physics & Chemistry||Institution: University of Bristol, England|
|Years: 1990 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: Independent Consultant||Department:||Responsibilities:|
|Years: 1990 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: Visiting Professor Materials Science||Department:||Responsibilities:|
|Years: 1959 to 1989||Employer: AT&T Bell Laboratories||Title: Distinguished Research Scientist||Department:||Responsibilities: Self-directed Research in Crystal growth and properties for lasers, etc.|
|Years||Country / Region||Summary|
|Years: to Present||Country / Region: Singapore||Summary: Evidence in Court|
|Years: to Present||Country / Region: England||Summary: Evidence in Court|
|Years: to Present||Country / Region: Europe, Japan||Summary: Visits, talks, and technical discussions many Industrial Research Organizations and Universities.|
|Associations / Societies|
|Fellow - Am. Assn. Advancement of Science; Fellow Am. Ceramic Soc.; Hon. Fellow Gemmological Assn. of Great Britain; Honoree and Life Member Am. Gem Trade Assn.|
|Expert was member of the Board of Governors of the Gemological Institute of America for 20 years. He served as an Associate Editor of the Materials Research Bulletin. Expert has served as President of the American Association for Crystal Growth, Mid Atlantic Region, and as Program Chairman for the American Association for Crystal Growth National Meeting in 1972.|
|Awards / Recognition|
|Expert received the Distinguished Research Scientist Award for Sustained Achievement from AT&T Bell Laboratories. He is listed in American Men and Women of Science, Who's Who in Technology Today, Men of Achievement, and the Jeweler's Dictionary.|
|Medical / Professional|
|Am. Chemical Soc., Am. Optical Soc.|
|Publications and Patents Summary|
|4 Books and 190 papers in Research on Crystal Growth and Properties for many fields. 3 Books and 80 papers on the Physics and Chemistry Causes of Color and on Lasers. 2 Books and 180 papers on the Technology and History of Gemstone Synthesis and Treatments. 55 Papers on Silica and other glasses for possible fiber-optic applications.|
|Expert Witness Experience|
|More than 12 cases, six with court appearances, including London, Singapore, and the US Supreme Tax Court, Washington, DC.|
|Training / Seminars|
|Many lectures and courses given at MIT, Harvard, Penn State, UCLA, etc. etc.|
|Experienced in research, development, and production supervision.|
|Other Relevant Experience|
|17 US patents, 7 books, total of 499 publications, including heavy theoretical and light popular topics.|
|German||Expert can read German.|
|French||He can read French.|