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Expert Details

Absorbent Technology

ID: 107729 New Jersey, USA

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Expert K. Expert has spent over 25 years with Johnson & Johnson Co. developing new materials for absorbent products. He also managed a diversified group in one of the divisions of Johnson & Johnson responsible for R&D and pilot plant development of absorbent materials. He has 20 US patents in the area and wrote several articles and book chapters on the subject. A book entitled "Absorbency," edited by Expert, has worldwide circulation.

While working with Johnson & Johnson, Expert had optimized the properties of fluff pulp and was recognized as an expert in the area. Optimum grinding conditions, fluff pulp processing machinery, modifications, application, characterization, testing, and specification of pulp were his field of expertise. Expert also developed a few unique characterization procedures that were published in technical journals.

Expert is recognized worldwide as an authority on the subject of water and body fluid absorption. His book entitled "ABSORBENCY" is only one of its kind in the world. He is heavily engaged in consulting in this field, which includes absorbent materials as well as composite structures. He developed and patented new materials based on his own concepts of absorbency phenomena. He has also developed new absorbency test procedures and published several articles on the subject.

Expert is one of the pioneering scientists in the field of superabsorbent materials. He has over 20 US patents in the area. One of his inventions related to superabsorbency resulted in the establishment of a new superabsorbent commercial products plant. He has published articles and chapters in the area of superabsorbency and lectured worldwide. Expert had been deeply involved in the development of superabsorbents as well as their applications in feminine hygiene, diaper, and incontinence products for over 25 years.

Cellulose fiber, its modification and applications have been the focus of Expert's career. He has received many patents and awards of excellence and has authored technical publications in the field. He has written several chapters in books on the modification, characterization, and application of cellulosic materials.

For over 25 years Expert had been deeply involved in the development of absorbent products and materials. He directed a group of scientists and engineers whose primary responsibility was to develop unique materials for a variety of feminine care and incontinence products. The materials he worked with included fibrous composites, new fibers and polymers, foam, superabsorbents, nonwovens, pressure sensitive adhesives, and others.

Expert has served as an expert consultant for the United Nations on natural fibers for several years. He has concentrated especially on jute fiber and traveled throughout Asian countries to assist in developing new technologies. He also developed nonwoven materials with jute fiber, which is now being commercialized. Recently, Expert was engaged in consulting on the development of jute-polymer composites for automobile parts, insulation, and cushions. He can answer in-depth questions on flax, sisal, and bast fibers.

Expert is intimately familiar with nonwovens and had worked closely with the nonwoven division of Johnson & Johnson for 10 years. He developed nonwoven materials with special characteristics for applications in the automotive industry and for household and health care products.

Expert has extensive experience in defiberizing pulp board using hammermill, disc refiner, and attrition mill techniques.

Expert has provided technical consulting to research and development of many industries and government laboratories worldwide.


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1974 Degree: D.Sc. Subject: Chemistry Institution: Calcutta University, India
Year: 1962 Degree: Ph.D. Subject: Applied Chemistry Institution: Calcutta University, India
Year: 1958 Degree: M.S. Subject: Chemistry Institution: Banaras H. University, India

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2006 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: President Department:
Providing scientific and management services to new and innovative businesses
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1993 to 2005 Employer: Nutech International Co. / PKC, Inc Title: President Department:
Expert provided consulting services on absorbent technology.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1965 to 1993 Employer: Johnson & Johnson Title: Manager, Research Fellow Department: Personal Products, Absorbent Technology
While with J&J for nearly 30 years, Expert was Research Fellow (Senior Technology Management) Manager and also the Material Science Department Senior Research Chemist/Group Leader.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1963 to 1966 Employer: USDA and Princeton University Title: Post Doctoral Researcher Department:
He was involved with cellulose and polymer research.

Government Experience

Years Agency Role Description
Years: 1963 to 1965 Agency: U.S. Department of Agriculture Role: Research Scientist Description: Expert did pioneering research on cellulose chemistry (heterogeneous chemical reaction kinetics and cellulose pyrolysis kinetics) for the USDA.

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 1990 to 1999 Country / Region: Canada, Sweden, France, India, Central America Summary: Over a nearly 10-year period, Expert did independent consulting on the research and development of absorbent products and their components in Canada and Europe. He also consulted in India and Central America as a United Nations expert consultant.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
A Fellow of the American Institute of Chemistry, Expert is also a member of ACS, TAPPI, the Fiber Society, and other professional associations.
Awards / Recognition
Expert achieved the highest independent research degree (DSc) from Calcutta University. He received the Research and Development Excellence Award Medal from Johnson and Johnson as well as its Distinguished Lecturer Award.
Publications and Patents Summary
Expert has over 25 U.S. patents issued worldwide, over 50 scientific publications, one published book on absorbency and another in the process.

Additional Experience

Training / Seminars
Expert is willing to provide training and seminars in the areas of disposable absorbent products, superabsorbents, and other materials for absorbent products including wood pulp, cotton, and natural fibers.
Vendor Selection
Expert has experience locating vendors of
wood pulp, fluff pulp,
diaper material,feminine care products,natural fibers,
jute, nonwoven material, and
superabsorbent material.

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
Hindi Expert is fluent in Hindi. (He has conducted business in India and Bangladesh, among other countries.)
Bengali Expert is fluent in Bengali. (He has conducted business in India and Bangladesh, among other countries.)

Fields of Expertise

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