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Product Testing & Development Specialists

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Avomeen’s CEO – Shri Thanedar, Ph.D., MBA

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Dr. Thanedar has served as a chief chemist for over 30 years within multiple testing laboratories.  Shri has over 20 years of experience in litigation support projects that have utilized his expert knowledge in organic, inorganic, and polymer chemistry, as well as various instrumental analyses.  His reputation as an expert in chemical analysis, product failure analysis, formulation reverse engineering, polymer identification, and physical testing including rubber analysis, has led to his participation in dozens of depositions and in-court testimony sessions, including jury trials.

As a Ph.D. chemist specializing in polymer and inorganic chemistry, Dr. Thanedar has gained mastery in a wide range of chemical & analytical testing.  His expansive knowledge and attention to detail allows Dr. Thanedar to prepare detailed expert reports and testimonies for court cases, as well as in-depth product analysis for his clients. He maintains the ability to explain complicated scientific analyses in simple terms, understandable by members of a jury and clients alike, regardless of their scientific background.

Dr. Thanedar’s Areas of Expertise Include:

  • Organic, Inorganic, Polymer and Analytical chemistry.
  • Failure Analysis, Product Defect Analysis.
  • Patent Infringement, Trademark Infringement, Chemistry Expert Witness.
  • Material, Chemical & Product Testing, Identification, Quantitation and Characterization.
  • Deformulation, Reverse Engineering, & Product Analysis.

Dr. Thanedar Regularly Works with a Range of Materials Including:

  • Polymers, Plastics, Rubbers, Adhesives, Sealants, Oils, Fuels, Additives.
  • Pharmaceuticals, Neutraceuticals, Supplements, Medical Devices.
  • Soaps, Detergents, Cosmetics, Beauty Products, Surfactants.
  • Cleaners, Waxes, Polishes.
  • Paints, Coatings, Inks
  • Food & Beverages.
  • A Range Of Other Industrial & Commercial Products.

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Avomeen Analytical Services

  •        CEO, Chief Chemist
  •        Ann Arbor, Michigan, 2010-Present

Chemir Analytical Services, Azopharma, CAS-MI, Cyanta

  •        CEO, Chief Chemist
  •        Maryland Heights, Missouri, 1990-2010

Petrolite Corporation

  •        Polymer Synthesis Chemist & Project Leader
  •        St. Louis, Missouri, 1984-1990



  • 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

Problem Solving
Avomeen scientists utilize the latest techniques, instrumentation, and methods to analyze a wide variety of complex testing challenges.
Customer Service
Our whole team is committed to completing each customer's project to their exact specifications, including custom methods and rush services.
Avomeen's investigations include the use of FT-IR, GC/MS, LC/MS, HPLC, NMR, SEM/EDXA, ICP, AA, TGA, DSC, and many other techniques.
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Avomeen Analytical Services
4840 Venture Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48108
Phone: 1-800-930-5450
Fax: 1-800-930-5479