Shri Thanedar, Ph.D., MBA

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800-930-5450
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800-930-5479
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(314) 422-8422 (cell)
4840 Venture Drive
Ann Arbor,  
Michigan  
48108
United States
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Summary:

Ph.D.  Polymer Chemist with 20+ years of experience in litigation support,  expert witness and testimony,  failure analysis,  material characterization,  unknown identification,  chemical analysis,  plastics testing,  polymer additives identification and quantitation.

Analysis performed on pharmaceuticals,  neutraceuticals,  cosmetics,  inks,  paints,  polymers,  coatings,  surfactants,  detergents,  sealants,  adhesives,  and other industrial products. 

Experienced in preparation of detailed expert reports and testimony to explain complicated scientific analysis,  in simple terms,  understandable by members of jury. 

Expertise:

Organic,  inorganic,  polymer,  and analytical chemistry,  failure analysis,  de-formulation,  material characterization,  product defect analysis,  infrared spectroscopy,  mass spectroscopy,  Scanning electron microscopy,  nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy and a variety of other analytical instrumentation.  Familiar with scientific instrumentation such as FTIR,  NMR,  GC/MS,  LC/MS,  TGA,  DSC,  SEM,  EDS,  ICP,  AA,  DMA,  TMA. 

Experience:

Avomeen Analytical Services
Ann Arbor,  Michigan,  2010-Present

Chief Executive Officer,  Technical Director
 
Litigation support,  expert witness and testimony,  failure analysis,  material characterization,  unknown identification and chemical analysis,  plastics testing,  polymer additives identification and quantitation.


Chemir Analytical Services
Maryland Heights,  Missouri,  1990-2010

Chief Executive Officer

Worked on over 20 litigation support projects involving polymer analysis,  plastics testing,  and chemical analysis services.  Served as the expert witness.  Participated in dozens of depositions,  trial testimony including jury trial.
 

Petrolite Corporation
St.  Louis,  Missouri,  1984-1990

Polymer Synthesis Chemist and Project Leader

Synthesized novel polymer additives for coating and paint applications.  Characterization of polymers and oil-field additives.

Education:

Ph.D.  Chemistry,  University of Akron,  Ohio,  1982

Post-Doctoral Scholar,  University of Michigan,  Ann Arbor,  Michigan,  1982-1984

M.B.A.,  Fontbonne University,  St.  Louis,  Missouri,  1988

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