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Expert in Plastic, Polymer Adhesion, Green Manufacturing, Polymer Formulation, Coating, Polyolefin

Expert ID: 722996 Ohio, USA

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Expert received his Doctorate in Organic Chemistry from Michigan State University and his BA of Biology from The University of Michigan-Flint. Although he has previous successful start-up-to-production as the former President of Selective Technologies, Inc., a supplier of medical device components, his primary research has focused on the chemical modification of polymer surfaces. With over 16 years of experience in polymer technologies, he has served as an expert witness in several successfully litigated patent infringement cases and consulted at 3M Health Care, Packer Engineering, Metaldyne Sintered Components, Michigan Critical Care Consultants, DisChem, Inc., IA, Inc. and TerraGroup, Inc. among others. Expert has approximately 30 publications, presentations, articles and patents. His publications have been published in journals such as The Journal of Organic Chemistry, Polymer and The Michigan Bar Journal. He also served as an adjunct Professor at Kettering University and twice Visiting Assistant Professor at The University of Michigan-Flint.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Minneapolis, Minnesota - Saint Paul, Minnesota - Rochester, Minnesota - Burnsville, Minnesota - Saint Cloud, Minnesota - Eden Prairie, Minnesota - Minnetonka, Minnesota

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1994 Degree: Ph.D. Subject: Organic Chemistry Institution: Michigan State University
Year: 1990 Degree: Masters Program-no degree Subject: Polymer and Organic Chemistry Institution: Central Michigan University
Year: 1987 Degree: B.A. Subject: Biology Institution: University of Michigan-Flint

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2004 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: President Department: Undisclosed Responsibilities: Expert founded this company in February 2004 to promote his polymer adhesion technology.
Years: 1997 to 2003 Employer: Undisclosed Title: Interim President, Director of Synthetic Operations Department: Undisclosed Responsibilities: Expert directed all corporate operations from 2001-2003.
Expert also synthesized chemicals for use in medical devices.
Years: 1997 to 2001 Employer: University of Michigan-Flint Title: Undisclosed Department: Chemistry Responsibilities: Expert taught: Organic Chemistry,
Organic Chemistry Labs,
Principles of Chemistry Labs,
Analytical Chemistry Labs,
Laboratory Safety.
Years: 1996 to 2002 Employer: Kettering University Title: Undisclosed Department: Science and Math Responsibilities: Expert taught: Principles of Chemistry Labs,
Industrial Organic Chemistry Labs.
Years: 2002 to 2003 Employer: Mott Community Collage Title: Undisclosed Department: Chemistry Responsibilities:
Years: 1996 to 1996 Employer: Undisclosed Title: Senior Polymer Chemist Department: Undisclosed Responsibilities: Expert was in charge of polymer formulations and analysis. Expert also led efforts to reduce manufacturing costs.
Years: 1995 to 1996 Employer: Undisclosed Title: Director of Research and Develpment Department: Undisclosed Responsibilities: Expert conducted all research activities regarding chemical activity of Zinc/Copper alloys in water treatment.

Fields of Expertise

adhesive testing, chemical analysis, peel test, polymer formulation, surface preparation, water treatment chemistry, adhesion, adhesion testing, hydrophilic coating, hydrophilic polymer, plastic adhesion, plastic surface treatment, polymer adhesive, polymer surface chemistry, surface chemistry, surface treatment, adhesion technology, adhesive manufacturing, anti-corrosive coating material, synthetic organic chemistry, peel strength, barrier coat, organic chemical separation, amorphous polymer, paint testing, adhesion science, thermosetting adhesive formulation, polypropylene extrusion, polymer selection for chemical compatibility, elastomer selection, emulsion coating material, wear testing, polyethylene extrusion, plastic adhesive, adhesion promoter, organic reaction, adhesive formulation technology, biomedical coating material, adhesive application, water-based adhesive, organochlorine chemistry, isopropyl alcohol, wood adhesive, adhesive formulation, organic liquid analysis, painting, adhesive material, plastic material, polymer testing, coating material, vinyl acetate, polymer property, organic reaction mechanism, organic compound, thermosetting adhesive, thermoplastic elastomer, thermoplastic adhesive, qualitative organic chemistry, polyvinyl acetate, polymer, polymer coating material, organic synthesis, organic chemistry, organic chemical structure, natural organic compound, elastomer, decorative coating material, applied organic chemistry, adhesion theory, acetal resin

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