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 Expert  108227

Expert in Chemical Analysis

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California (CA)
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Summary of Expertise:

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Expert has expertise in many aspects of modern chemical analysis. He has had extensive experience in the use of state-of-the-art NMR spectroscopy to solve problems in chemistry and biochemistry. These problems have included determining the structures of organic molecules and characterizing kinetics and equilibria by NMR. He has been extensively involved in the development of NMR experiments and in the application of multinuclear NMR methods to chemistry and biochemistry. Expert makes extensive use of HPLC and a variety of potentiometric methods in his research. His research has included metal complexes, heavy metal chemistry, the chemistry of heavy metal toxicology, peptides, chelating agents, and heparin. At UC Riverside, Expert teaches courses in NMR spectroscopy at the graduate level and analytical chemistry at the undergraduate level.

NUCLEAR MAGNETIC RESONANCE SPECTROSCOPY. Expert has been extensively involved in the development of NMR experiments and in the application of multinuclear NMR methods to a range of problems in chemistry and biochemistry. He teaches graduate-level courses on state-of-the-art NMR spectroscopy, including multidimensional NMR spectroscopy.

ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY; CHEMICAL ANALYSIS. Expert teaches courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels in modern methods of chemical analysis. In his own research, he applies a variety of the methods of modern analytical chemistry. These include NMR spectroscopy, HPLC, potentiometry, and pH titrations.

MERCURY CHEMISTRY; ORGANOMERCURY COMPOUNDS. Expert has expertise in mercury chemistry and organomercury compounds. He has conducted research in the chemistry involved in mercury (II) and organomercury toxicology.

HEAVY METAL CHEMISTRY. Expert has had experience with the chemistry of mercury, zinc, lead, and cadmium. In particular, he is knowledgeable of the solution chemistry of these elements, their coordination chemistry, and their reactions with biological molecules.

pH CHEMISTRY. Expert has had extensive experience with the measurement of pH by potentiometric and other methods. This has included work with the measurement of acid dissociation constants by pH titration methods.

SOLUTION CHEMISTRY. Expert has conducted extensive research in the solution chemistry of metal ions, metal complexes, organic molecules, and biological molecules. This has included characterization of kinetics and equilibria, as well as speciation studies.

TITRATION ANALYSIS. Expert makes extensive use of titrations in his research. These include acid-base, complexation, and redox titrations. He also teaches titration methods in courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels.


acid-base titration


analytical chemistry


chemical analysis


heavy metal chemistry


magnetic resonance




mercury chemistry


mercury compound


multinuclear nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy


nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy


organomercury chemistry


organomercury compound


pH chemistry


pH measurement


potentiometric analysis


redox titration


solution chemistry



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Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: San Diego, California;  Santa Ana, California;  Anaheim, California;  Riverside, California;  San Bernardino, California;  Chula Vista, California;  Oceanside, California;  Ontario, California;  Pomona, California;  and Irvine, California.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1968   Ph.D.   Analytical Chemistry   University of Wisconsin  
1964   B.S.   Chemistry   University of Washington  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title  

1998 to


(Undisclosed University)


Department of Chemistry




1997 to


(Undisclosed University)



Distinguished Professor of Chemistry


1993 to 1994


University of California, Riverside


College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences


Interim Dean


1985 to 1997


University of California, Riverside



Professor of Chemistry


1969 to 1985


University of Alberta



Professor of Analytical Chemistry


1968 to 1969


Chevron Research Company



Research Chemist


Career Accomplishments:

Expert is a member of the American Chemical Society.

Professional Appointments

He is an elected Fellow of the Chemical Institute of Canada. He is also an elected fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.


Expert was the recipient of the Fisher Scientific Lecture Award (Canada) for Analytical Chemistry in 1984.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Biochemistry  
 - Analytical Chemistry  
 - Analytical Biochemistry  
 - Modern NMR Techniques and Their Applications to Chemistry  
 - Journal of Chromatography  

Consulting Services:
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Additional Skills and Services:
Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Expert has experience in locating vendors of nuclear magnetic resonance instrumentation. He has access to printed material and personal contacts to aid in vendor location.


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