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Expert in Thermal Plasmas, Dusty Plasmas, Nanoparticle Synthesis and Processing

Expert ID: 725188 Minnesota, USA

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His primary areas of expertise are gas plasmas, nanoparticle synthesis and processing in plasmas, nanoparticle aerosols, and deposition of nanostructured films and coatings.

He has developed several processes for synthesizing and processing nanoparticles for a variety of applications, and has taught graduate-level courses on fundamentals of aerosol behavior.

He has served as a consultant for multiple companies in the area of thermal plasma synthesis of nanoparticles.

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 - Eau Claire, Wisconsin

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Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1970 Degree: SB Subject: Humanities and Science Institution: MIT
Year: 1985 Degree: PhD Subject: Mechanical Engineering Institution: Stanford

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 1985 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Professor Department: Mechanical Engineering Responsibilities:
Years: 2007 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Department: Responsibilities:

Government Experience

Years Agency Role Description
Years: 2005 to 2007 Agency: National Research Council Role: Committee member Description: Committee produced report, Plasma Science: Advancing Knowledge in the National Interest (National Academies Press, 2007)

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
ASME, AAAR, MRS, Intl Plasma Chemistry Society
Professional Appointments
President, International Plasma Chemistry Society, 2000-2003; Editor, Plasma Chemistry and Plasma Processing; Member of Editorial Board, Journal of Nanoengineering and Nanosystems.
Awards / Recognition
Plasma Chemistry Award (International Plasma Chemistry Society), 2005
Best Director of Graduate Studies, University of Minnesota, 2005
Publications and Patents Summary
He has approximately 165 publications in journals, books and conference proceedings. He has 2 patents and 3 patents pending.

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
He served as a litigation consultant on a patent case in Canada in 2007.
Training / Seminars
Developed 2-day short course on Plasma-Aided Manufacturing, offered for first time in May 2008.
Marketing Experience
Has strong expertise in plasma science and engineering, aerosol science and engineering, homogeneous nucleation, nanoparticle synthesis, nanomanufacturing, etc.

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
French Not fluent but have moderate proficiency.

Fields of Expertise

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