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Expert in Specialty and Fine Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, Resins, Coatings

Expert ID: 725402 Ohio, USA

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He has worked in the process development, manufacturing related to the technologies, chemistries.

He has also worked in intellectual property strategy, commercialization of many different technologies. He is able to do this as he has cross-
fertilized manufacturing and processes and different organic synthesis.

He thinks independently, out of the box and very effectively uses client's knowledge base and his own 40+ years of experience to deliver the
necessary results.

Manufacturing rationalization and strategies.

Identified and outlined methods to achieve savings of about $ 1 million per year for an electronic chemical client.
Quadrupled capacity and reduced manufacturing cost by 40% for fluoro-polymers and surfactants at minimal investmentReduced batch cycle time at an operation by 80% using a commercially available non-conventional technology that is about 25% of the cost of conventional technology.Developed and commercialized trivalent chrome corrosion inhibitors.Improved operating efficiency of a waste treatment plant by 40% without any investment.

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 - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - Erie, Pennsylvania

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1968 Degree: MS Subject: Chemical Engineering Institution: Clarkson University
Year: 1966 Degree: Diploma Petroleum Refining Subject: Petroleum refining Institution: Indian Institute of Petroleum
Year: 1965 Degree: BS Subject: Chemical Engineering Institution: H. B. Technological Institute
Year: 1961 Degree: BS Subject: Sciences Institution: Christ Church College

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 1996 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: President Department: (Undisclosed) Responsibilities: Primary Consultant to the Specialty and Fine Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, Coatings and Resin industries
Years: 1991 to 1996 Employer: (Undisclosed) Title: Director of Corporate technology Department: (Undisclosed) Responsibilities: Coordinate global R&D and technologies, Review new technologies for incorporation i our businesses. Intellectual property management and strategy development.
Years: 1973 to 1991 Employer: (Undisclosed) Title: Various Department: (Undisclosed) Responsibilities: Various positions in process development, manufacturing technology development, manufacturing and site management, Business development, Acquisitions due diligence in Specialty and Fine Chemicals, Coatings, Resins.
Years: 1971 to 1973 Employer: (Undisclosed) Title: Environmental Protection Engineer Department: (Undisclosed) Responsibilities: Development of hydrocarbon emission standards, Permit system and responsible for the Chemical and Petrochemical plant permits.
Years: 1968 to 1971 Employer: (Undisclosed) Title: Chemical Engineer Department: (Undisclosed) Responsibilities: Process design of Ethylene plants

Government Experience

Years Agency Role Description
Years: 1971 to 1973 Agency: State of Illinois EPA Role: Engineer Description: Established hydrocarbon emission standards,

Permits for the Chemical operations

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 2000 to 2008 Country / Region: Brazil Summary: Global Commercialization of Technology developed by a Brazilian company.
Years: 2002 to 2002 Country / Region: Germany Summary: Technology assessment and comparison of clients manufacturing methods
Years: to Present Country / Region: North America Summary: On going support to clients in Pharmaceuticals, Chemicals and Coatings

Related to manufacturing practices, technology, process simplification and improvements.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
AIChE, ASTM, CDMA, ACC& CE

Licenses / Certifications
State of Illinois
State of Ohio
Professional Appointments
Advisory Board: Pharmaceutical Processing

Ask the Expert: Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

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Awards / Recognition
Sherwin Williams Cost reduction award 1979 and 1982
Publications and Patents Summary
Has over 200 publications and citations, one book and one patent. Many inventions but patents not filed to protect intellectual property.

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
State of Illinois expert witness
Marketing Experience
Chemical Industry: consulted for various investment banks.
Other Relevant Experience
Professional Engineer in States of Illinois and Ohio

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
Hindi Fluent

Fields of Expertise

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