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Expert in Plating, Electronic Materials, Lab instrumentation and Environmental

Expert ID: 725926 Ohio, USA

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He has over 36 years of industrial waste and waste water treatment experience. This includes the purification of well and city water for use in high purity rinsing applications. As a senior engineer, Expert was responsible for development of processes and products from inception through full-scale production including waste treatment. Duties include all aspects of plating techniques and chemistries, wet chemical analysis, physical testing, printed wire board manufacturing, flex circuits (T.A.B.) and copper foil manufacturing. Some of his specialty skills include: Electroanalytical analyses, ion selective electrodes, UV-Visible spectroscopy, AA, DC plasma, ICP, SEM-EDAX, ESCA surface analysis, XRF, Laser particle counter, automatic titrimetry, KF, Instron. Proficient in Microsoft Office in both MAC and PC format, SPC, DOE, Six Sigma, and Minitab.

He has consultant for other Gould Divisions while employed at Gould Electronics on Environmental affairs. The Divisions were: Valve and Fittings, MicroBond Technologies, Circuit Protection, and Fiber Optics.Currently consulting to large and small firms in plating, environmental issues, chemical processing.Consultant to an local environmental service company for decontamination of cyanide from large scale (6000 gal.) equipment.Consultant to product reliability company on household chemicals compatibility study.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Detroit, Michigan - Saint Clair Shores, Michigan - Cleveland, Ohio - Akron, Ohio - Youngstown, Ohio - Canton, Ohio - Lorain, Ohio - Lakewood, Ohio - Elyria, Ohio - Erie, Pennsylvania

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1973 Degree: MS Subject: Applied Math w/emphasis in Chemistry Institution: State U. of NY- Binghamton
Year: 1968 Degree: BS Subject: Chemistry Institution: Youngstown State University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2010 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Adjunct faculty Department: Chemistry Dept. Responsibilities: Adjunct teacher for an Introduction to Chemistry lab. Guest lecturer on instrumention for an analytical chemistry course.
Adjuct teacher to the Bioscience Department teaching Math and Compliance modules for a Biotechnology Certificate program.

Freelance consulting in the areas of wet chemical processing, analytical chemistry, product testing and environmental issues including decon.
Years: 2007 to 2008 Employer: Lincoln Electric Title: Manufacturing Engineer Department: Manufacturing Engineering Responsibilities: He is responsible for all pwb manufacturing processes (pre-cleans, plated through hole chemistries, copper and tin plating, photo-resist apply-develop-etch-strip and making phototools.), bath analysis and operation of a 60 gpm wastewater treatment facility.

Instituted in-house processing of wastes that saved $50K/year in disposal costs and totally eliminated three hazardous waste streams (300,000 lb./year). Maximized pwb processes that
eliminated wastes and saved $70,000 per year in operating costs. Eliminated three RCRA hazardous waste streams.
Years: 1973 to 2005 Employer: Gould Electronics INC Title: Sr. Associate Engineer Department: Mgr. of Process Engineering Responsibilities: He is skilled in all aspects of pwb manufacturing. Process development with chemical analysis. Responsible for all Safety, Health and Environmental programs for the division.
Years: 1968 to 1973 Employer: IBM Endicott Title: Sr. Process Engineer Department: Process Engineering Responsibilities: Provided process support for the manufacturing of pub. Provided technical support to process problems.

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 1976 to 1990 Country / Region: England Summary: He supported the Foil Division processes and Environmental facility in Gould's Southampton, England plant.
Years: 1976 to 1991 Country / Region: Germany Summary: He supported the Foil Division processes and Environmental facility in Gould's Eichstetten, Germany plant.
Years: 1981 to 2001 Country / Region: Germany Summary: He supported the Foil Division processes and Environmental facility in Gould's Hitachi City, Japan plant.
Years: 2005 to 2005 Country / Region: Thailand Summary: He single handedly started Innovex's new waste water treatment facility in Lamphun, Thailand.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Member of the National Association of Surface Finishers (NASF)
Publications and Patents Summary
He has 16 US patents and 2 European patents.

Additional Experience

Training / Seminars
Taught the Math and Compliance sections of Lab certificate program at well known university.
Guest lecture on instrumentation for a Quantitative Analysis class.
Currently adjunct faculty, teaching an intro to chemistry lab.
Other Relevant Experience
Electroanalytical analyses, ion selective electrodes, UV-Visible spectroscopy, AA, DC plasma, ICP, SEM-EDAX, ESCA surface analysis, XRF, Laser particle counter, automatic titrimetry, KF, Instron. Proficient in Microsoft Office in both MAC and PC format, SPC, DOE.

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