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Expert in Paper Recycling, Stickies Control, Deinking, Refining of Chemical Pulps, Onsite Training

Expert ID: 713299 Wisconsin, USA

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Expert received B. S. degree in Chemical Engineering from Bombay University, India and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees also in Chemical Engineering from Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY.

Expert joined the Institute of Paper Chemistry in 1977. Later, he formed his own company and then launched the publication of a quarterly journal. In addition, the highly respected journal offers education, publication, consultation and research services to the paper industry. Expert has helped many mills in solving problems related to wax, stickies, screening, cleaning and deinking.

Expert is well known in the industry for his continuing education courses and seminars at central and company locations. Topics covered include Introduction to Pulp & Paper Technology, Introduction to Paper Recycling, Advances in Paper Recycling, Management and Control of Wax and Stickies and Refining of Chemical Pulps.

Over the years TAPPI (leading Technical Association for the Pulp, Paper and Converting Industry), PAPTAC (Pulp And Paper Technical Association of Canada), NCSU (North Carolina State University, Raleigh), APPI (Australian Pulp and Paper Institute), Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, Tianjin University of Science and Technology (TUST), China, and CPPRI (Central Pulp & Paper Research Institute), India, collaborated with Expert to offer paper recycling continuing education course to the industry professionals.

Expert was appointed 1995-1996 3M McKnight Distinguished Visiting Professor in Technology Development, Chemical Engineering, University of Minnesota at Duluth. In November 2004, Expert was Visiting Professor at Australian Pulp and Paper Institute, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia.

Expert edited the TAPPI Press anthology, Recycled Paper Technology, published in 1994. Expert & Associates, Inc. has published several books including four volume series titled, Paper Recycling Challenge and Recent Advances in Paper Recycling – Stickies.

In November 2001, Expert was recipient of The Pulp Manufacture Division Technical Award (the Division’s highest technical award) as well as the associated Johan C. F. C. Richter Prize in recognition of his contributions to TAPPI and the paper industry. In May 2004 Expert was designated as TAPPI Fellow in recognition of meritorious service to the Association and the industry. In March 2007 Expert was recipient of The Paper and Board Division Award as well as the associated Harris O. Ware Prize.


Expert conducted more than 40 on-site training programs from 1987 to 2000. Expert has visited many mills to solve specific product quality and operation related problems.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Milwaukee, Wisconsin - Madison, Wisconsin - Green Bay, Wisconsin - Appleton, Wisconsin - Waukesha, Wisconsin - Oshkosh, Wisconsin - Sheboygan, Wisconsin

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1970 Degree: PhD Subject: Chemical Engineering Institution: Clarkson University
Year: 1967 Degree: MS Subject: Chemical Engineering Institution: Clarkson University
Year: 1965 Degree: BS Subject: Chemical Engineering Institution: Bombay University, India

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 1991 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Executive Editor Department: Responsibilities:
Years: 1986 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Consultant Department: Responsibilities:
Years: 1977 to 1986 Employer: The Institute of Paper Chemistry Title: Research Associate and Associate Scientist Department: Responsibilities:
Years: 1971 to 1977 Employer: State University of New York, Buffalo Title: Visiting Assistant Professor Department: Responsibilities:
Years: 1970 to 1971 Employer: Clarkson University Title: Research Associate Department: Responsibilities:

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Expert is a member of TAPPI and AIChE.
Professional Appointments
Expert was appointed 3M-McKnight Distinguished Visiting Professor of Technology at the University of Minnesota-Duluth for the 1995-96 school year.
Awards / Recognition
Expert received the TAPPI Award for being an active, contributing and dedicated member of the Secondary Fiber Committee, Nov. 16, 1993.
Publications and Patents Summary
Expert has two patents, and has published more than 100 articles and six books.

Additional Experience

Training / Seminars
Expert has more than 25 years of teaching experience. He currently offers continuing education courses on secondary fibers, refining wood pulp, and introduction to pulp and paper technology.
Vendor Selection
Expert has vendor knowledge of:
Equipment related to waste paper processing,
Pulpers, Screens,
Hydrocyclones,
Washers, Flotation cells, and
Water clarifiers.

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
Hindi
Gujarati

Fields of Expertise

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