Shri Thanedar, Ph.D., MBA
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.
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.
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.
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.
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