Chemical Technology Expert Witness & Management Consulting Services
Mr. Rosen also has forensic experience with Intellectual Property & Trade Secret Litigation; Chemical Technology Assessment; Specialty Chemicals, Cosmetic Science and Industrial Product and Process Development. Other areas include, but are not limited to: Creation of new applications. Technical Marketing, Professional technical Editing/Journalist for Specialty Chemicals and Ingredients. He is author and/editor of over ten technical books and serves as Editor- in -Chief of peer reviewed Eurocosmetics Magazine (Germany). He holds over 20 Patents.
Mr. Rosen's consulting services include:
Catalyst for Novel Thinking
Creative Technical Solutions
Strategic Planning & Implementation
Patent Analysis and Litigation Support
Custom Market Research
Chemical Technology Assessment & Evaluation
Capture & Presentation of Complex Information
Mind Mapping Training & Applications
Professional Technical Content Editing
Event Planning & Meeting Facilitation
Litigation Support Services
Mr. Rosen's technical product litigation experience includes, but is not limited to:
Products Liability, Chemical Technology, Accident Reconstruction, Fires & Explosions, Hazardous Chemicals, Household and Industrial Products, Safety in Design & Formulation, Safer Alternatives & Safety in Packaging and Handling; Chemical Burns & Toxic Exposures; Technical Aspects of Warnings, Instructions and Labels; Personal Care & Cosmetic Products; Hair Relaxers, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Physical Chemistry & Material Properties, Product & Process Issues, OSHA Regulations, Codes & Standards, Intellectual Property Management, including patent analysis/infringement as well as trade secret litigation.
Areas of Expertise
Alcohol, Brick & Stone, Burn Injury, Coal, Combustion Engineering, Concrete/Cement, Cosmetic Product Defects, Environmental Toxicology, Equipment & Machinery, Evidence Analysis & Preservation, Forensic Engineering, Labels & Warnings, Latex, Lead Poisoning, Licensing, Lubricants, Medical Devices, Occupational Medicine, Oil & Gas, Packaging, Paint & Coatings, Petrochemicals, Pollution, Polymers, Safety Equipment, Sanitary Engineering/Waste Management, Silicone, Storage, Tile, Trademarks, Waterproofing.
Mr. Rosen has over 40 years of industrial and academic of experience in the field of chemistry and chemical engineering. He has consulted with hundreds of corporations involved in the development, optimization, technical marketing and quality control of new and existing consumer, household, medical and industrial products. Meyer is experienced in forensic matters involving: products liability, personal injury, intellectual property and trade secret cases. These include, but are not limited to: consumer, household and cosmetic products as well as industrial products and processes. He has worked with numerous law firms and insurance companies in both plaintiff and defense cases has been a consulting and testifying expert in both state and Federal courts.
Meyer's background includes: fires, explosions, accident reconstruction, hazardous chemicals, toxic torts, chemical exposures, chemical burns, uncovering safer alternatives and training in courtroom procedures. He also has advanced training as a nationally certified fire and explosion investigator. Mr. Rosen is skilled at determining the origin and cause of fires and explosions relating to flammable liquids, gases & solids as well as aerosol fires. He is also experienced in product liability issues and complex litigation relative to safety in design, formulation, packaging and handling, warnings, instructions and labels.
As an Adjunct Professor of Chemistry for 15 years, Mr. Rosen trained the senior firefighters of New York City and surrounding cities in a five- credit course he designed on Fire Chemistry, Hazardous Chemicals and Fire Extinguishing Methods.
Mr. Rosen is a former member of the Fire Science & Technology Educators Section of the National Fire Protection Association and is a Senior Member of the National Fire Protection Association He has taken training at the National Fire, Arson and Explosion Investigation Training Program and the National Seminar on Fire Analysis Litigation. Meyer's experience and training includes NFPA 921, the peer reviewed, accepted scientific standard of the fire protection industry. He has also taken several programs in Advanced Training in the Fire, Arson and Explosion Investigation Science & Technology Program co-sponsored by the National Fire Protection Association and the National Association of Fire Investigators (2005, 2011, 2016). He also serves as a voting member on numerous ASTM (American Society of Testing Materials) committees.
Mr. Rosen's Professional Certifications include being a nationally certified Professional Chemist and Professional Chemical Engineer. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Forensic Examiners, a Board-Certified Forensic Examiner, a Diplomat of the American Board of Forensic Engineering and Technology and a nationally certified fire and explosion investigator. He is a past Executive Advisor to the American Board of Forensic Engineering and Technology. Meyer is a past member of the Executive Advisory Board of the Knovel Corporation, where he was responsible for guiding selection of science and engineering book content for hundreds of corporations, the U.S. patent office and the Royal Society of Chemistry (London). Mr. Rosen was selected as a Vaaler Awards judge for 2003 by Chemical Processing Magazine. The awards competition honors products that improved operations or lowered costs for the chemical processing industry.
Meyer was the winner of the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award and his biographical profile is listed in the Marquis Biographies Online Registry. 12/19/2019
Mr. Rosen's long term experience in the cosmetic industry has led to his current position as Editor-in-Chief for EuroCosmetics- Magazine (Germany) and he is Editor-in-Chief of the 2,600-page book on the cosmetic industry, Harry's Cosmeticology, 9th Edition
Meyer served for six years as Chief Scientific Advisor & Director of Technical Programming for United Business Media's HBA Global Technical Conference and Expo, the largest health and beauty conference & expo in the United States. He has been the Chairman and Organizer of the Annual HBA Global Expo Safety, Regulatory and Certification Summit since 2006- a series of major international technical conferences covering the impact of global Regulations on the personal care and cosmetic industry. He also serves as Book Series Editor for Elsevier Publishing's Personal Care and Cosmetic Technology Series. Meyer is a continuing member of the Center for Dermal Research at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey.
Mr. Rosen is a past Vice President of the Association of Consulting Chemists and Chemical Engineers and served on its Executive Board of Directors. He is a voting member of several Standards-Making Committees of the American Society of Testing Materials (ASTM). These committees include: halogenated organic solvents, fire-extinguishing agents, fire standards, industrial chemicals, and hazard potential of chemicals. His contributions as a voting member also include several other ASTM committees such as: Forensic Sciences, occupational health and safety, consumer products, hazardous substances, and industrial chemicals. Mr. Rosen also has extensive experience in the preparation and analysis of Safety Data Sheets (SDS), as well as the filing of Regulatory Applications for the Environmental Protection Agency.
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Mr. Rosen serves as a forensic expert witness for attorneys and insurance companies (both plaintiff & defense) in chemistry and chemical engineering technology. His expertise extends to their application in consumer and industrial products relative to product development, safety and intellectual property issues. Meyer's expertise includes, but is not limited to: fires, explosions, hazardous chemicals, chemical burns and toxic exposures.
Meyer also consults for the cosmetic, personal care, pharmaceutical and specialty chemical areas. These include, for example, the application of fundamental polymer and surface chemistry principles to a wide variety of market development & technological issues associated with the Specialty Chemicals & Allied Industries. He has conducted corporate training in mind map technology, run ideation/brainstorming sessions and done technical marketing, customized technology and market research.
Mr. Rosen is experienced in technology transfer and professional technical writing/editing. He as Chief Scientific Advisor and Director of Technical Symposia for United Business Media's HBA Global Expo. In this role he was responsible for the design and organization of all technical conference programs for six years. His responsibilities included: speaker recruitment and assessment, evaluation and editing of technical presentations of approximately 100 speakers each year and management of the technical conference program which drew approximately 1,000 attendees each year.
Meyer has also been the Designer and Organizer of HBA's Annual International Safety, Regulatory and Certification Summit Conference Programs. He has served on the Executive Advisory Board of the Knovel Corporation where he was responsible for providing content
guidance for hundreds of corporations, the U.S. Patent Office and the Royal Society of Chemistry (London).
Union Carbide Corporation
Position: Development Scientist
Provided technical support and problem solving for POLYOX poly (ethylene oxide) Water Soluble Resin.
He developed aqueous lubricants to replace diesel fuel used in the manufacture of bricks during a wide shortage of hydrocarbon fuels. He has conducted research on water- soluble polymers as lubricants.
Mr. Rosen managed a one-year safety program for 60 scientists and engineers. He trained 24 instructors who ran monthly safety awareness seminars on handling hazardous chemicals and equipment as well as being responsible for site laboratory facility safety issues.
Among his other accomplishments at Union Carbide Corporation Meyer:
Prepared Material Safety Data Sheets and technical literature describing chemical products and hazards. Set up a computer-generated MSDS for product formulations containing multiple hazardous chemical components. Was a consultant on the “Rapid Water” fire extinguishing system used by New York City Fire Department.
Responsible for chemical/equipment safety aspects of laboratory facilities including review of Material Safety Data Sheets.
Responsible for safety protection in loud noise, taconite (iron ore) dust environments at temperatures from –30 degrees F. Set up and supervised thermoplastic polymer processing laboratory and insured safe operation.
Developed poly (acrylamide) and poly (ethylene oxide) flocculants and coagulants for the separation of suspended particulates in process wastes associated with industrial wastewater treatment. Conducted extensive field and lab trial development programs for coagulants and flocculants in phosphate mining waste reclamation and coal wastes and developed taconite ore binders for use in iron ore pelletizing processes.
Union Carbide Corporation, Tarrytown, N.Y.
Position: Project Scientist
Conducted research on fuel combustion and developed additives for increasing fuel combustion efficiency. Consulted on the effect of silicone surfactants as flame-retardants for polyurethane foam.
Union Carbide Corporation, Tonawanda, N.Y.; Tarrytown, N.Y.
Position: Research Engineer
Developed aqueous film-forming fire-fighting foam (AFFF) widely used by military and civilians for airplane crash fires. Conducted applied research in silicone surface-active agents.
Professional Associations & Achievements
• American Board of Forensic Engineering & Technology, Executive Advisor
• American Chemical Society
• American Institute of Chemical Engineers
• American College of Forensic Examiners
• ACS Division of Colloid and Surface Chemistry
• American Industrial Hygiene Association / Former Member Noise Committee
• American Institute of Chemists, (Former Director)
• American Society of Safety Engineers (Former Member)
• Association of Consulting Chemists/Chemical Engineers: Executive Director, & Past V.P.
• Center for Dermal Research at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey.
• National Association of Fire Investigators
• National Fire Protection Association, Senior Member
• Member, Fire Science & Technology • Educators Section;
• Former member Fire Fighting Foam Subcommittee (Standards -Making body).
• Société de Chimie Industrielle, American Section (Former Member)
• Society of Cosmetic Chemists, National
• New York Society of Cosmetic Chemists
• Controlled Release Society (Consumer & Diversified Product Committee)
• American Society for Testing & Materials (ASTM) Committees:
D-1 Paint & Related Coatings, Materials & Applications
D-3 Gaseous Fuels
D-12 Soaps & other Detergents
• American Society for Testing & Materials (ASTM) Committees:
D-26 Halogenated Organic Solvent & Fire Extinguishing Agents
E-5 Fire Standards
E-15 Industrial Chemicals
E-27 Hazard Potential of Chemicals
E-30 Forensic Sciences
E-34 Occupational Health & Safety
E-51 Environmental Risk Management
F-20 Hazardous Substances & Oil Spill Response
FACFE: Fellow of the American College of Forensic Examiners
AIChE: Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers
FRSC: Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (London)
FAIC: Fellow of the American Institute of Chemists
CPC, CChE: Certified Professional Chemist, Certified Professional Chemical Engineer - National Certification Commission in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering -The American Institute of Chemists
DABFE: Diplomat: American Board of Forensic Examiners
DABFET: Diplomat: American Board of Forensic Engineering & Technology
Awards & Honors
• Who's Who in The East, 1996-2002.
• Who's Who in Finance and Industry, 1996.
• International Who's Who of Professionals, 1996, 1997.
• Who's Who in Science and Engineering, 1996-2006
• Who's Who in America, 1996-present.
• American Institute of Chemists Professional Directory, 1996.
• Dictionary of International Biography (Cambridge, England, 1998).
• Honored Member - Strathmore's Who's Who – 1999
• Outstanding People of the 20th Century, International Biographic Center, Cambridge, England, 1999.
• Global Law Experts: Recommended Expert: Specialty Chemicals, 2020
• Global Law Experts: Recommended Firm, 2021
Mr. Rosen has published over 50 peer-reviewed articles in the scientific literature. As shown in Google Scholar citations, his work has been cited over 1,000 times by other researchers relying upon his work. Of special focus is the use of his work on silane coupling agents for improving adhesion of teeth in the oral cavity.
Editor-in-Chief: Eurocosmetics- Magazine (Germany)
Editor-in-Chief of Harry's Cosmeticology, 9th Edition: http://www.chemical-publishing.com/category_s/44.htm
Lead Author, Editor, and Series Editor for: Elsevier Publishing; Chief Scientific Advisor for HBA Global Expo and Director of Technical Conferences; Organizer for International Safety, Regulatory and Certification Programs.
M.S. Chemical Engineering: Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn (1966). Developed color toners for three- dimensional Xerox process under grant from Naval Weapons Test Laboratory.
B.S. Chemical Engineering: Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn (1964).