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Expert in Environmental Contamination Detection, Environmental Contamination Remediation

Expert ID: 108378 New York, USA

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PESTICIDE RESIDUE ANALYSIS. Expert has over 15 years experience in developing and executing analytical methods for pesticides and other contaminates in foods, beverages and the environment. He is skilled in experimental design, sampling, and reporting organization. He is fully familiar with good laboratory practices and the OSHA chemical laboratory hygiene requirements.

PESTICIDE REGULATIONS. Expert has worked with FDA, EPA, USDA, and their Canadian counterparts on most aspects of pesticide regulation pertaining to tolerances, residues, use patterns, registration, and environmental impact. He has good familiarity with FIFRA procedures (Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act).

PESTICIDE MONITORING OF PRODUCTS AND FEEDSTOCK. Expert has experience establishing small laboratories for clients to monitor single or multiple pesticides on their products. In addition to gas and liquid chromatography methods, he has adapted new immunoassay methods for economical analyses of specific chemicals.

BIOLOGICAL PEST CONTROL; PHEROMONES. Expert has extensive research experience in insect pheromone analysis by GC/MS for registration, as well as experience in the regulation of these and other biocontrol agents in the U.S., Canada, and EEC.

PESTICIDE ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS; PESTICIDES IN WATER AND SOIL. Expert has collaborated on numerous studies involving pesticide migration and degradation in turf, field crops, ground water, and estuarian waters. The circumstances of this work included normal applications, spills, and illegal misuse.

PESTICIDE EXPOSURE AND SAFETY. Expert has conducted worker exposure research in the field and orchard environments as well as in indoor application and museum specimen protection. He has consulted in the area of pesticide applications, safety, and effectiveness for control of indoor/domestic pests.


Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Buffalo, New York - Rochester, New York - Syracuse, New York - Utica, New York - Niagara Falls, New York

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1974 Degree: Ph.D. Subject: Organic Chemistry Institution: SUNY at Albany
Year: 1967 Degree: M.S. Subject: Biochemistry Institution: SUNY at Buffalo
Year: 1965 Degree: B.A. Subject: Chemistry Institution: Bowling Green State University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 1998 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Senior Researcher Department: Center for the Environment Responsibilities:
Years: 1977 to 1998 Employer: Cornell University Title: Associate Director Department: Cornell Analytical Labs Responsibilities:
Years: 1975 to 1977 Employer: Montana State University Title: Post-Doctoral Research Department: Department of Chemistry Responsibilities:

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Expert is a member of the American Chemical Society, and serves on the Agrochemical Division's Executive Board and Program Committee, where he is currently National Program Chair. He previously served as National Chairman of the Division. As a member of AOAC International, he was an Associate Referee for synthetic pyrethoid analyses. He also sits on EPA and USDA Grants Review Panels for the Chemistry and Physics of Water, Exposure of Children to Pesticides, Analytical Methods, and the Small Business Inovation Research Grant Programs.
Awards / Recognition
He received the USDA Group Honor Award for Excellence (for visionary guidance of the minor use pest management program).
Publications and Patents Summary
He has over 50 publications and book chapters and is co-editor of a recent book on the agrochemical movement.

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
French

Fields of Expertise

biological pesticide, Environmental Protection Agency pesticide registration, Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act regulation, pest control, pesticide, pesticide environmental effect, pesticide residue analysis, pheromone, groundwater contamination, Good Laboratory Practice, fungicide, chemical analysis extraction, exposure assessment, environmental exposure assessment, endrin environmental effect, endosulfan environmental effect, disulfoton environmental effect, dieldrin environmental effect, chlordane environmental effect, chemical analysis, carbamate pesticide environmental effect, bioinsecticide, analytical chemistry, aldicarb environmental effect, agricultural chemistry, 4,6-dinitro-o-cresol environmental effect, 2,4,5-trichlorophenol environmental effect, remediation, water contamination, exposure limit, chemical hygiene plan, gas chromatography/mass spectrometry, Canadian pesticide statute, agricultural chemical, chemical analysis separation, quantitative chemical analysis, hexane environmental effect, United States Department of Agriculture, carbaryl environmental effect, endrin aldehyde environmental effect, aldrin environmental effect, silvex environmental effect, rodenticide, urethane, trace analysis, toxaphene environmental effect, tamoxifen environmental effect, rodenticide environmental effect, pyrethrum, phosgene environmental effect, pesticide human health effect, pest management, pentachlorophenol environmental effect, parathion environmental effect, oxychlordane environmental effect, methoxychlor environmental effect, malathion environmental effect, lindane environmental effect, kepone environmental effect, insecticide, immunoassay, hygiene, human exposure assessment, household insecticide, hexachlorocyclohexane environmental effect, hexachlorobenzene environmental effect, herbicide, heptachlor environmental effect

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