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Expert in Membrane Purification Processes, Separation Processes

Expert ID: 108352 New Jersey, USA

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Expert has spent the majority of his career in the field of membrane processes. He has expert knowledge in the theory, design, and industrial applications of types of membrane processes for liquid and gas separation. These processes include reverse osmosis, ultrafiltration, microfiltration, nanofiltration, pervaporation, and gas permeation. He also teaches courses and conducts seminars for industry and government in membrane technology.

Expert has investigated biochemical separation processes on both a fundamental level and as a consultant for major firms. He is particularly well-versed in membrane processes used in bioseparations such as ultrafiltration, microfiltration, and pervaporation. He has proficiency in laboratory and pilot scale testing, and has expertise in associated areas of bulk pharmaceutical and consumer products production.

Expert's expertise in the field of chemical engineering involves teaching both undergraduate and graduate courses, consulting to major corporations, and conducting both industry and government-sponsored research. He has a broad specialization in separation process principles, design, and applications.

Expert's expertise in the broad area of hazardous waste management involves process engineering and process development in separation technologies. He is particularly well-versed in using membrane processes for waste minimization and reuse/recovery in various industries.

Expert has expertise in using separation processes in hazardous wastewater treatment systems, including both dilute and concentrated inorganic and organic complex waste treatment. He is particularly well-versed in using membrane processes for waste minimization and reuse/recovery in various industries.

Expert has process knowledge in the area of industrial wastewater filtration, and has consulted for many corporations in wastewater concentration and purification processes. He is knowledgeable of both dissolved and suspended particle removal systems, as well as the process applicability of membrane filtration techniques.

Expert is adept in the area of industrial wastewater treatment, primarily in separation process technology. He is especially knowledgeable in using membrane processes for waste minimization and water reuse, and solvent and material recovery in various industries.

Expert has both fundamental and practical knowledge in many of the liquid-liquid mass transfer unit operations, and has investigated the process feasibility of various traditional and novel liquid-liquid mass transfer operations. He understands how to select the proper process for the application desired. He has consulted for many industries in process and product separation, purification, and recovery applications, and has taught both undergraduate and graduate courses in this area.

Expert has an expert knowledge of the underlying process of liquid-liquid mass transfer. He has investigated the mechanisms of diffusion and permeation of liquids through porous and nonporous solids such as membranes, and is knowledgeable of the methods used to measure permeation rates and other liquid-liquid mass transport phenomena.

Expert has spent the majority of his career in the field of liquid phase membrane processes. He has an expert knowledge in the theory, design, and industrial applications of membrane processes such as reverse osmosis, ultrafiltration, microfiltration, and pervaporation. He is familiar with other liquid phase membrane systems, including nanofiltration, dialysis, and electrodialysis, as well as gas phase membrane systems and gas permeation. He is a specialist in how to select the correct membrane process for the particular separation, purification, or concentration desired. He teaches courses and conducts seminars on membrane technology for industry and government.


Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: New York, New York - Newark, New Jersey - Jersey City, New Jersey - Paterson, New Jersey - Elizabeth, New Jersey - Trenton, New Jersey - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - Allentown, Pennsylvania - Reading, Pennsylvania - Baltimore, Maryland

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Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1983 Degree: PhD Subject: Chemical Engineering Institution: Rutgers University
Year: 1982 Degree: MS Subject: Chemical Engineering Institution: Rutgers University
Year: 1979 Degree: BS Subject: Chemical Engineering Institution: Rutgers University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 1996 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Professor and Founding Chair Department: Chemical Engineering Responsibilities: Research Activities - Membrane process research and development: pervaporation, reverse osmosis, ultrafiltration, microfiltration, gas separation and novel membranes. Mass transfer analysis and modeling of membrane processes. Pharmaceutical and biochemical engineering purification processes. Specialty chemical production purification processes. Application of advanced separation processes to industrial and hazardous wastewater renovation and reuse systems.
Green engineeirng and sustainability process research and development. Educational methods research and development.
Novel educational methods in separation science and technology. Experimental methods development, laboratory and pilot plant development.
Years: 1983 to 1995 Employer: Manhattan College, Riverdale, NY Title: Professor Department: Chemical Engineering Responsibilities:

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Expert is a member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), American Chemical Society (ACS), the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), International Society of Pharmaceutical Engineers (ISPE), the North American Membrane Society (NAMS).
Awards / Recognition
Expert is a member of several honor societies, including Tau Beta Phi, Omega Chi Epsilon, and Sigma Xi. He was elected Fellow of ASEE. From the ASEE, he received the Chester F. Carlson Award and was the Expert-recipient of the Joseph J. Martin Award. He also won the Middle Atlantic Meeting Best Paper Award, also from the ASEE. He was the Expert-recipient of the Joseph J. Martin Award. The ASEE also awarded him with the following: George Westinghouse Award, John Fluke Award, DELOS Best Paper Award, Dow Outstanding Faculty Award, and the New Engineering Educator Excellence Award. The SAE awarded him with the Ralph R. Teetor Award.
Publications and Patents Summary
He is the author -author of over 100 publications and several book chapters on membrane technology and green engineering.

Additional Experience

Training / Seminars
Expert has given seminars and workshops on membrane technology, sponsored by the National Science Foundation, ASEE National Summer School, NATO, and for many industrial corporations.
Vendor Selection
Expert has experience locating vendors of:
* Membrane separation systems: reverse osmosis, ultrafiltration,
microfiltration, nanofiltration, pervaporation, gas permeation.

He has access to the following resources:
* Print materials
* Databases
* Personal contacts.

Fields of Expertise

fluid filter, gas separation, membrane, membrane process, nanofiltration, pervaporation, physical separation, reverse osmosis, biochemical separation, chemical engineering, hazardous waste treatment system, hazardous-waste management, hazardous wastewater treatment system, industrial wastewater filtration, physical industrial wastewater treatment, industrial wastewater treatment, reverse osmosis industrial wastewater treatment, reverse osmosis water treatment, liquid-liquid mass transfer operation, mass transfer operation, separation technology, liquid-liquid mass transfer, water desalination, liquid phase membrane, membrane processing, gas separator, chemical industry, biomedical membrane, steam processing, ultrafiltration membrane, particle filtration, gas-liquid separation, desalination, process laboratory equipment development, laboratory development, petrochemical process, separations science, gas-permeable membrane, granular activated carbon industrial wastewater treatment, membrane process technology training, electromembrane process, membrane filtration, chemical research and development, membrane separation, chemical process development, separation equipment, industrial solid waste, chemical analysis separation, hazardous-waste filtration equipment, process-engineering filtration, process-engineered separation, drinking water treatment, water treatment, feedwater treatment, activated-carbon system, water pollution assessment, wastewater treatment, hazardous waste treatment, desorption, decantering, permeation, adsorption, hazardous-waste source reduction, industrial wastewater, chemical analysis sedimentation technique, hazardous waste recycling, osmosis, dialysis, unit operation adsorption, ion exchange, biochemical engineering, gas-phase membrane, osmotic membrane, water purification, waste recycling, waste recovery, ultrapure water, water ultrafiltration, ultrafiltration, synthetic organic polymer, solvent recovery, pharmaceutical manufacturing, microfiltration, metal finishing wastewater treatment, mass transport, liquid-solid filtration, ion-exchange membrane, interphase diffusion, industrial sterilization, hollow fiber technology, hazardous waste materials reuse, gel permeation chromatography, gas-liquid mass transfer operation, gas-liquid chromatography, gas-gas mass transfer operation, fluid-solid mass transfer operation, industrial fermentation, chemical analysis extraction, enzyme wastewater treatment, environmental engineering, electrodialysis, electro-osmosis, analytical chemistry distillation, diffusion theory, solid diffusion, mass transfer, dewatering, chromatography, chemical industrial wastewater treatment, chemical recovery, centrifuge, centrifugation, biotechnology modeling, bioreactor, industrial biochemical process, affinity chromatography

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