Expert in Specialty and Fine Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, Resins, Coatings
Expert ID: 725402 Ohio, USA
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
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.
|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|
|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
|Years: 1971 to 1973||Agency: State of Illinois EPA||Role: Engineer||Description: Established hydrocarbon emission standards,
Permits for the Chemical operations
|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.
|Associations / Societies|
|AIChE, ASTM, CDMA, ACC& CE
|Licenses / Certifications|
|State of Illinois
State of Ohio
|Advisory Board: Pharmaceutical Processing
Ask the Expert: Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
Ask the Expert: Chemical Processing
|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.|
|Expert Witness Experience|
|State of Illinois expert witness|
|Chemical Industry: consulted for various investment banks.|
|Other Relevant Experience|
|Professional Engineer in States of Illinois and Ohio|
Fields of Expertise
active pharmaceutical ingredient, azo dye, bulk pharmaceutical chemical manufacturing, chemical intermediate, chemical processing, chemical product environmental effect, chemical recovery, epoxy-novolac resin, fine chemical, fine chemical intermediate, fine chemical licensing, fine chemical production, generic drug manufacturing, industrial chemical, organic coating process, chemical manufacturing technology, intellectual property strategy, pharma support, paint manufacturing, intellectual property management, manufacturing management, bulk drug, bulk packaging material, contract manufacturing, paint pigment, industrial chemistry, bulk mixing, bulk liquid, textile dye, inorganic pigment, manufacturing model, plastic dye, fragrance, chemical manufacturing facility evaluation, pharmaceutical quality control, hair dye, chemical production, chemical plant manufacturing, indigo dye, sulfur dye, pigment, pharmaceutical reactor, organic pigment, manufacturing, industrial solvent, industrial hygiene, heterocyclic compound, detergent, cleaning agent