Expert Witness – Andrew C. Kolbert, Ph.D., M.T.M.

Scientific Expert Witness Andrew Kolbert PhD MTMDr. Kolbert has over 20 years of experience executing and managing analytical and product development programs, both internally and in external organizations. He holds a Ph.D. in Chemical Physics from M.I.T., a Masters in Technology Management from the Stevens Institute of Technology, and a six sigma green belt in process improvement.  He has both deposition and trial experience and has been recognized by the courts as an expert in analytical chemistry.

As a Ph.D. chemist specializing in analytical and solid state chemistry, Dr. Kolbert has gained mastery in a wide range of chemical & analytical testing.  His expansive knowledge and attention to detail allows Dr. Kolbert to prepare detailed expert reports and testimonies for court cases, as well as in-depth 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. Kolbert’s Areas of Expertise Include:

  • Analytical chemistry, structural chemistry, solid state chemistry
  • Contamination Analysis
  • Patent Infringement
  • Material Characterization, identification, and quantitation.
  • Deformulation and Reverse Engineering
  • Measurement systems of all kinds across a wide technology sphere
  • Spectroscopy, chromatography, and thermal analysis

Dr. Kolbert 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.
  • Food & Beverages.
  • A Range of Other Industrial & Commercial Products.

Experience:

Avomeen Analytical Services

  •        President & Chief Technology Officer
  •        Ann Arbor, Michigan, 2012-Present

BASF/Intertek

  • Director, Expert Services,
  • Whitehouse, NJ, 2009 – 2012

 Velcera

  • Director, Research and Development
  • Langhorne, PA 2007-2009

Magellan Laboratories/Cardinal Health/Catalent

  • Manager, Structural Chemistry
  • RTP, NC, 2001 – 2007

Education:

  • Master’s in Technology Management, Stevens Institute of Technology, 2001.
  • Ph.D., Chemical Physics, Department of Chemistry, M.I.T., 1990.
  • B.S. with special honors, Major in Chemistry, The University of Chicago, 1984.