Dr. Jay A. Siegel Ph. D. – Analytical and Forensic Chemist

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Dr. Jay A. Siegel Ph. D. – Analytical and Forensic Chemist

EDUCATION
B.S. Chemistry, George Washington University, 1968
M.S. Chemistry, George Washington University, 1970
Ph.D. Analytical Chemistry, George Washington University, 1976

EXPERIENCE
2008-present Chair – Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Indiana
University, Purdue University Indianapolis
2004-present Professor and Director, Forensic and Investigative Sciences Program,
Indiana University, Purdue University Indianapolis
2003-2004 Adjunct Professor, Michigan State University College of Law
1980-2005 Professor of Forensic Science and Director of the Forensic Science
Program (1980-2004), School of Criminal Justice, Michigan State
University, East Lansing, MI. Coordinator of graduate programs in
forensic science.
1977-80 Associate Professor of Chemistry, Metropolitan State College,
Denver, CO.
1977-present Consultant in forensic science. Testified a total of more 200 times as
an expert witness in 12 states, federal and military courts.
1975-77 Forensic Analytical Chemist – Virginia Bureau of Forensic Sciences.
Analyzed controlled substances and trace evidence. Testified in court
over 100 times as expert witness
1970-75 Graduate Teaching Assistant – George Washington University
1968-69 Analytical Chemist, Byron Motion Pictures. In charge of all
chemicals in motion picture processing lab

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Fellow). Chairman of Education Committee of Criminalistics Section, 1986-1996. Chair of poster sessions for 1996 national meeting, Nashville, TN. Named Distinguished Fellow – February, 2009
President of Council of Forensic Science Educators, 1992-93
American Chemical Society
Southwestern Association of Forensic Sciences (Distinguished Member) 1977-1995
Midwestern Association of Forensic Scientists
The Forensic Science Society (England)
Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Forensic Sciences 1980-2007
Forensic Science Education Accreditation Commission 2003-2008
International Association for Identification

PUBLICATIONS
Journal Articles

Siegel, J.A. and Perros, T.P., Preparation and Thermal Decomposition of Tetra-npropylammonium Hexafluoroplatinate (IV) , Zietshrift fur Naturforshung, Band 266, Heft, 6,53, (1971).
Siegel, J.A. and Rowley, D.R., Reactions of Coordinated Complexes I: The Reaction of Bis(acetylacetonato) Nickel II with Carbon Disulfide , Inorganica Chimica Acta, 9,19(1974).
Siegel, J.A. and Cormier, R.L., Thin Layer Chromatography of Analgesics , J. Chem. Ed. 56,180 (1979).
Siegel, J.A., The Chemist as Technical Expert , Lawyer’s Medical Journal, 9, 4, 495 (1980).
Siegel, J.A., Lateef, B. and Smith, T., Introduction of Forensic Science: A Model
Curriculum, in the Curriculum and Course Development Project, H. Abidinsky, Project
Leader, Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, 1982.
Siegel, J.A. and Baldwin, R., Death Investigation and the Role of the Criminal Investigator, Peace Officer, Winter, 1983.
Siegel, J.A. and Weisz, S.C., The Analysis of Metronidazole in Human Serum: An Unusual Overdose Case, J. Forensic Sci., 29, 2 (1984).
Siegel and Weisz, S.C., The Effects of the New Michigan Drunk Driving Laws on Hospital Laboratories, The Michigan Department of Public Health Newsletter , January, 1983.
Siegel, J.A. et al, Fluorescence of Petroleum Products I: Three Dimensional Fluorescence Plots of Motor Oils and Lubricants , J. Forensic Sci., 30, 3, 741 (1985).
Siegel, J.A., Solving Crimes with 3-D Fluorescence Spectroscopy, Analytical Chem., 57, 934A (1985).
Siegel, J.A. and Horowitz, R., Patterns of Injury in Motor Vehicle Accidents , J. Forensic Sci., 32, 1, 45 (1987).
Siegel, J.A. et al, Fluorescence of Petroleum Products II: The Analysis of Gasolines by Three-Dimensional Fluorescence, J. Forensic Sci., 32, 1, 78 (1987).
Siegel, J.A., The Appropriate Educational Background for Entry Level Forensic Scientists: A Survey of Practitioners, J. Forensic Sci., 33, 4, 1065 (1988).
Siegel, J.A. and Fenzan, G., Fluorescence of Petroleum Products III: Three Dimensional Fluorescence or Petrolatum Products , J. Forensic Sci., 33, 6, 1405 (1988).
Siegel, J.A. and Cheng, N.Z., Fluorescence of Petroleum Products IV: Three Dimensional Fluorescence and Capillary Gas Chromatography of Midrange Petroleum Products , J. Forensic Sci., 34, 5, 1128 (1989).
Siegel, J.A. and DeGaetano, D., Survey of U.S. Forensic Science Laboratories to
Determine the Status of Gunshot Residue Analysis, J. Forensic Sci., 35, 5, 1087 (1990).
Siegel, J.A., DeGaetano, D. and Klomperans, K., Comparison of Three Sampling Methods of Gunshot Residue Analysis by SEM-EDX, J. Forensic Sci., 37, 1, 281, 1992.
Siegel, J.Horvath, F., and Gardner, K., Range of Fire Estimates from Shotgun Pellet
Patterns: The Effect of Shell and Barrel Temperature , J. Forensic Sci., 38,3, 585, 1993.
Siegel, J.A., Crime and Science: Extending the Frontiers , Criminal Justice Reviews 18(1), 78, 1993.
Siegel, J.A. and Sheff, L., Fluorescence of Petroleum Products V: Three Dimensional
Fluorescence and Capillary Gas Chromatography of Evaporated Gasoline Samples , J. Forensic Sci., 41(4), 225, 1994.
Siegel, J.A. and Midkiff, C., Worldwide Graduate and Undergraduate Forensic Science Education Programs, J. Forensic Science, 34,1, 103, 1994.
Siegel, J.A., Forensic Applications of Fluorescence Spectroscopy , Forensic Science
Review, Dec. 1995
Siegel, J.A., Forensic Sciences at Michigan State University , MSU Alumni
Magazine, Dec. 1994.
Siegel, J.A., Review of Scientific Evidence, 2nd Ed., by Gianelli, P. , in Journal of Criminal Justice, 1995.
Siegel, J.A. Evidential Value of Textile Fiber – Transfer and Persistence, Forensic Science Review, 9:81; 1997
Siegel, J.A. Collection and Chain of Evidence, In Encyclopedia of Forensic Science,
Academic Press Limited, London, August, 2000 , 426-8.
Siegel, J.A., Grim, D., Allison, J., Evaluation of Desorption/Ionization Mass Spectrometric Methods in the Forensic Applications of the Analysi s of Inks on Paper, J. Forensic Sci, July, 2002, Vol. 46, No. 6, 1411-20.
Siegel, J.A., Grim, D., Allison, J., Evaluation of Laser Desorption Mass Spectrometry and UV Accelerated Aging of Dyes on Paper as Tools for the Evaluation of a Questioned Document, J. Forensic Sci, July, 2002, Vol. 47, No. 3, 476-84.
Siegel, J.A., Grim, D., Allison, J., Does Ink Age Inside of a Pen Cartridge? , J. Forensic Sci, July 2002, Vol. 47, No. 4 , 1294-7.
Siegel, J.A. Dunn, J., Allison, J., Photodegradation and Laser Desorption Mass
spectrometry for the Characterization of Dyes Used in Red Pen Inks , J. Forensic Sci,
May 2003, Vol 48, No. 3 , 393-98.
Siegel, J.A., Esslinger, K.J., Stallworth, S., Using STR Analysis to Detect Human DNA from Exploded Pipe Bomb Devices, J. Forensic Sci, May 2004, Vol. 49, No. 3, 693-6.
Siegel, J.A., Barnes, A.T., Nolan, J.A. and Kuk, R.A., Comparison of gasolines using gas chromatography-mass spectrometry and target ion response, September, 2004, J. Forensic Sci., Vol. 49, No. 5, 1049-55.
J. A. Siegel, P. L. Szymanski and C. Bommarito ” Laser Ablation in Forensic Science” in: Laboratory News 2004, 28, 13-14.
Siegel, J.A., Accreditation of Undergraduate and Graduate Forensic Science Education Programs. Forensic Magazine, Winter, 2004, Vol. 1, No. 3, pp. 23-26
Method, P. Siegel, J and Londino, G., Comparison of Blood and Duplicate Breath Testing for Ethanol in Indiana, J. Alcohol Testing Alliance, April, 2006, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 9-13.
Siegel, J.A., McNorton, S. and Guy, Analysis of Automobile Body Fillers and Putties, J.
Forensic Science, January 2008, Vol. 53, No. 1, 13-23.

Books
Editor in Chief, Encyclopedia of Forensic Science , Academic Press Limited, London,
August, 2000
Editor of Series: Forensic Drug Handbooks: Liang, R., Hallucinogen s: A Forensic
Drug Handbook, Academic Press, Boston, MA, April, 2003.
Editor of Series: Forensic Drug Handbooks: Smith, F., Ed., Handbook of Forensic
Drug Analysis, Elsevier/Academic Press, Boston, MA, January, 2005.
Houck, M. and Siegel, J. “Fundamental s of Forensic Science”, Elsevier, 2006
Siegel, J., “Forensic Science: The Basics”, Taylor and Francis, 2006
Siegel, J., “Forensic Science: A Beginner’s Guide, OneWorld Press, May 2009.

Book Chapters
Siegel, J.A., Forensic Identification of Controlled S ubstances, in Forensic Science
Handbook, Vol. II, R. Saferstein, Ed., Prentice -Hall, Englewood Cliffs, N.J., 1987.
Siegel, J.A., Three Dimensional Fluorescence in Forensic Chemistry , in Analytical
Methods in Forensic Science, R. Liu, Ed. Ellis Horwood, Lo ndon, 1991.
Siegel, J.A., Science and Law in the Courtroom: Two Ships Passing in the Night , Focus on Law Studies, American Bar Association, 1995
Siegel, J.A., Analysis of Textile Fibers, in Forensic Science, by Cyril Wecht, 1996.
Siegel, J.A. History and Development Expert Testimony, in More Chemistry and Crime, American Chemical Society, Washington, D.C., 1997.
Siegel, J.A. Forensic Chemistry, in Macmillian Encyclopedia of Chemistry,
Macmillian Company, New York, 1997
Siegel, J.A.and Houck, M.M., Analysis of Textile Fibers, in Forensic Science, by Cyril
Wecht, 2002
Siegel, J.A., Forensic Identification of Illicit Drugs , in Forensic Science Handbook, Vol. II, 2nd Ed., R. Saferstein, Ed., Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, N.J., 2004
Siegel, J.A., Szymanski, Patino, L, Bommarito, C. Laser Ablation in Forensic Science,
Laboratory News, November, 2004, 13 -14.
Siegel, J.A.and Houck, M.M., Analysis of Textile Fibers, in Forensic Science, by Cyril
Wecht, 2006

PAPERS PRESENTED
Jay A. Siegel
August 2007
American Chemical Society, Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting, January 1973. “The
Reaction of Bis(acetylacetonato) Nickel II: with Carbon disulfide.”
American Academy of Forensic Sciences. February 1983. “The Analysis of
Metronidazole in Human Serum.” “Three -Dimensional Fluorescence of Petroleum
Products.”
American Academy of Forensic Sciences. February 1983. “The Use of Physical Evidence by Prosecutors.” (With Frank Horvath).
American Academy of Forensic Sciences. February 1984. “Three -Dimensional
Fluorescence of Gasolines.” “The An alysis of Human Seminal Fluid for Spermine and
Sperminidine.”
Midwestern Association of Forensic Scientists. October 1985. “Fluorescence of
Petroleum Products.” “Roundtable on Forensic Science Education.”
American Academy of Forensic Sciences. February 1 986. “Three-Dimensional
Fluorescence of Motor Oils.”
Joint Meeting o£ Regional Forensic Science Associations. Lexington, KY. October 1986.
“The Analysis of Lubricants Used in Sexual Assault Crimes by Three -Dimensional
Fluorescence.” Paper won award as best paper by a new forensic scientist. (Gerianne Fenzan).
American Academy of Forensic Sciences. February 1987. “Three Dimensional
Fluorescence of Petrolatum Products.” “The Need for a Masters Program in Forensic
Sciences-Survey of the Crime Lab Directors.”
American Academy of Forensic Sciences. February 1989. “Three Dimensional
Fluorescence Spectroscopy and Capillary Gas Chromatography of Midrange
Hydrocarbons.”
American Academy of Forensic Sciences. February 1990. “Survey of Crime Lab Directors on Analysis of Gunshot Residues by SEM-EDX.” (With D. DeGaetano).
American Academy of Forensic Sciences. February 1991. “Comparison of Three Methods of Analysis of Gunshot Residues by SEM-EDX.” (With D. DeGaetano).
American Academy of Forensic Sciences, February 1994. “Forensic Science in the
Adversary System.”
American Academy of Forensic Sciences. February 1997. “Use of Scientific Evidence by Prosecutors”, New York.
American Academy of Forensic Sciences. February 1999. “Transfer and Persistence
of Fibers – A Mass Transfer Study”. (With Max Houck)
American Academy of Forensic Sciences. February 2000. “Analysis of Inks using HPLC and FTIR”.
American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Feb. 2002, D. Grim and J. Siegel,
“Analysis of Inks by Laser Desorption Mass Spectr ometry”
American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Feb. 2003
C. Stark and J. Siegel, “Analysis of Lipsticks by ATR/FTIR”
S. Walbridge and J. Siegel, “Transfer and Persistence of Fibers”
K. Esslinger and J. Siegel, “Recovery of DNA from Exploded Pipe Bombs”
American Chemical Society, Midwest Regional Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, June,
2004
J. Siegel, “Analysis of Ink Dyes by Laser Desorption”
J. Siegel, “Accreditation of University Forensic Science Programs”
American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Feb. 2005
G. Nutter, S. McNorton and J. Siegel, Analysis of Automobile Body Fillers.
J. Siegel, FEPAC Accreditation of Forensic Science Programs – Poster
Midwestern Association of Forensic Scientists, May, 2006
J. Siegel, Use of statistics in analysis of DNA
J. Siegel, Color analysis in microspectrophotometry
American Academy of Forensic Science s, Feb. 2006
J. Siegel, G. Londino, J. Allison, Analysis of Pigmented Inks: Concept Paper
J. Siegel, Kristen Jaumann, Analysis of Cosmetic Glitter
J. Siegel, Forensic Science Education Resources
American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Feb. 2007
J. Siegel, “Forensic Science Education” in Workshop on New Developments in
Forensic Science
J. Siegel, “Teaching Ethics to Forensic Science Students” in Workshop o n Ethics
in Forensic Science.
American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Feb. 2008
J. Siegel, BAJ Fisher, “Pattern Evidence”, Panel and Roundtable
Michigan Science Teachers’ Association, March, 2008
J. Siegel, K. Mirakovits, Presenter, Murder, Madness, M ayhem
National Science Teachers’ Association, April, 2008
J. Siegel, K. Mirakovits, Teaching forensic science in high school
J. Siegel, K. Mirakovits, Presenter, Murder, Madness, Mayhem
American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Feb. 2009
Barrett, J., Goodpaster, J, Siegel, J. “Analysis of Red Hair Dyes by
Microspectrophotometry”
Goodpaster, J., Rivas, L., Siegel, J. “Analysis of Pigmented Inks by Pyrolysis
GC-MS”
J. Siegel, BAJ Fisher, “Individualization of Evidence, Panel and Roundtable

OTHER PRESENTATIONS
Denver District Attorneys Association. May 1976. “The Analysis of Fire
Residues.”
The Denver District Attorneys Association. May 1980. “The Investigation of Arson.”
Michigan Judicial Institute. 1981 -84. Seventeen presentations on Forensic Scie nce,
physical evidence and Michigan Drunk Driving Laws. Programs given to judges, courtreporters and court personnel.
Michigan Associations of Academically Talented Children. 1982 -87. Four presentations to Michigan chapters on forensic science.
National Association of Court Reporters. March 1983. “The Analysis of Scientific
Evidence.”
Michigan Court Stenographers Assoc. June 1983. “The Analysis of Controlled
Substances.”
Southwestern Association of Forensic Sciences. November 1979. “The
Preparation of d-Pseudococaine from 1- Cocaine.”
Federation of Analytical Chemistry and Spectroscopy Societies. Sept. 1980.
“Comparison of Criminalistics Curricula at U.S. Colleges and Universities.”
Midwest Association of Criminal Justice Educators. October 1980. “The Future of
Forensic Science in the Criminal Justice System.”
Southwestern Association of Forensic Sciences. November 1980. “The Cocaine Isomers Defense.”
Southwest Association of Forensic Sciences. November 1981. “Forensic Science
Internship Programs.”
The Michigan Association of Laboratory Technologists. November 1985. “The Effects of the New Michigan Drunk Driving Laws on Clinical Laboratories.”
South-Central Michigan Laboratorians Association. January 1985. “The Practice of
Forensic Science in the Laboratory.”
American Society of Crime Lab Directors. September 1985. “Forensic Science Education Today.”
International Association of Forensic Sciences. August 1987. Chair and participant of panel of forensic science education.
American Academy of Forens ic Sciences. February 1988. Chair of panel on Arson
Analysis.
Midwest Criminal Justice Association. October 1990. Chair and presenter on panel on “Future of Forensic Sciences.”
Presentations on “Drugs in the Workplace” since 1987.
Brotherhood of Electrical Workers of Michigan
Michigan Firefighters Association (4 presentations)
International Association of Firefighters
Capitol Area Substance Abuse Commission
Industrial Relations Research Association Kalamazoo Area Substance Abuse
Commission
Michigan Employment Relations Commission
MSU School of Labor and Industrial Relations Alumni Assoc.
Michigan Association of Fire Chiefs
Great Lakes Chemistry Conference, March 1992. Keynote speaker. “Careers in Forensic Chemistry.”
Gordon Research Conference, August 1993. Invited speaker. “Applications of Analytical Chemistry to Forensic Science.”
Visiting Scientist, Dow Chemical Corp., Midland MI, October, 1993.
Alma College Career Fair, March 1994. Invited speaker. “Forensic Science Careers.”
“Incorporating Forensic Science into High School and College Science Courses”, Mid – Michigan Section, American Chemical Society meeting, Ann Arbor, MI, May 1994.
“Investigation of Violent Death”, Oakland County, MI Bar Association Youth Law Day. Invited speaker. March 1995-2003.
“Update in Forensic Science”, SCH, Inc. Executive Management seminar, East Lansing, MI. April 1994.
“Analysis of DNA Evidence”, East Lansing, MI chapter of Kiwanis Club, June 1994.
Keynote speaker, Southwest Michigan Chapter, Ame rican Chemical Society, Kalamazoo, MI. Sept 1994.
“The Analysis of Petroleum Products by Three Dimensional Fluorescence Spectroscopy”, International Forensic Science Conference, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC. November 1994.
“Forensic Science Education in the 1990s”, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, Canada. March 1995.
“Analysis of DNA Evidence in Court”, Michigan Clinical Laboratory Association, East
Lansing, MI. April 1995.
“Forensic Chemistry”, Central Indiana Society for Applied Spectroscopy. Feb 1996.
“Careers in Forensic Chemistry”, Central Michigan University, invited speaker. March 1996.
“The Status of Forensic Science in the US”, New South Wales, AU Forensic Science Society, Sydney, AU. May 1996.
“Scientific Evidence Issues”, Michigan Defense Attorneys Association, Traverse City, MI. Sept 1996.
“Admissibility of Scientific Evidence -Where are we now?” invited plenary speaker,
Midwest Association of Forensic Sciences, October 1996
“Update in Forensic Science”, SCH, Inc. Executive Management seminar, December, 1996. Lansing, MI.
“Forensic Chemistry”, invited speaker at Department of Chemistry, Ohio Weslyan
University, Deleware, Ohio, March, 1997
“Forensic Science Update and Case Preparation”, invited s peaker by SEAK, Inc., Cape Cod, MA, June 1997.
“Investigation of Violent Death”, Ohio Continuing Legal Education Inc.,
Columbus, OH, Dec. 1997, 1999, 2001 , 2003, 2005, 2007.
“The Status of Forensic Science in the US”, New South Wales, AU Forensic Science
Society, Sydney, AU, March, 1998
“Forensic Science Research Issues”, New South Wales Drug Laboratory, Sydney, AU, April, 1998
A series of 5 seminars on scientific evidence, presented to the Department of Chemistry, Physics and Earth Science, Flinders Un iversity, Adelaide, AU, May and June, 2000
A series of 2 seminars on scientific evidence, presented to the staff of the South Australia Crime Lab, Adelaide, AU, June, 2000
“Update on Forensic Science”. Michigan Defense Attorneys Association, Traverse
City, MI, Oct. 2000.
Guest lecturer, Okemos High School, May 7, 2002, Forensic Science
Pike High School, Indianapolis, IN – Careers in Forensic Science, November, 2004
University High School, Indianapolis, IN – Careers in Forensic Science, February,
2005
Moderator and Organizer – CSI Effect Panel for IUPUI Alumni Association,
Indianapolis, April 10, 2007
Forensic Science Update, Indiana University Alumni Association, Sanibel Island,
January10-11, 2007
Invited speaker – Texas A&M Department of Anthropolo gy, College Station, TX,
Update on forensic science, Sept. 28, 2007
Invited speaker – Indiana Public Defender’s Association, Daubert Defenses in
Pattern Evidence, January, 29, 2009
Invited speaker – John Marshall College of Law, Cleveland, OH, National
Academy of Sciences report on the Needs of Forensic Science, March 19, 2009
Invitied panelist – Arizona State University, Sandra Day O’Conner College of Law,
Tempe, AZ. National Academy of Sciences report on the Needs of Forensic
Science, March 30, 2009
Invited panelist – National Institute of Justice Applied Technologies Conference,
Kansas City, MO, National Academy of Sciences report on the Needs of Forensic
Science, April 17, 2009
Invited speaker – Arizona State Judges Conference, Scottsdale, AZ, Natio nal
Academy of Sciences report on the Needs of Forensic Science, June 19, 2009

MAJOR INTERNATIONAL ACTIVITIES
Visiting Professor – The Criminal Police College of China, May -June 1993
Chief Delegate – International Conference on Forensic Science, Taiwan, PRC,
June, 1994
Visiting Professor – The University of Technology, Sydney, Australia, January –
July, 1998
Visiting Professor – Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia, May -June, 2001
Member, Board of Visitors – Deakin University, Geelong, Australia, 2003-present
Invited Presenter – International Conference on Forensic Science, San Salvador, El
Salvador, May 2006.

GRANTS
National Science Foundation. Grants for Scientific Education. 1980. Development
of a course in forensic science for nonscience majors. $300. Associate investigator.
National Science Foundation. Science Faculty Development Grant. 1981 -83. Research in forensic serology and toxicology. $53,000. Principal investigator.
Michigan State University. All -University Research Initiation Grants. 1981-82. Use of
physical evidence by prosecutors. $7500. Co -principal investigator with Frank Horvath.
Office of Criminal Justice, State of Michigan. Grants for scientific equipment for the
MSU forensic science laboratory. 1982 -83. $95,000. Principal investigator.
Michigan State Police, Office of Highway Safety Planning. 1984. Study of patterns
of injury in motor vehicle fatalities. $5000. Principal investigator.
Perkin-Elmer Corporation. Corporate Donation Program. 1986.
Spectrofluorimeter to support forensic chemistry research. $37,000.
Midwest Association of Forensic Scientists. Research Grant program. 1988. Analysis of Midrange Hydrocarbons by Three -Dimensional Fluorescence. $2200. Principal
investigator.
Michigan State University. All -University Research Initiation Grants. 1988 -89. Study of gunshot residues by SEM-EDX. $2600. Co-Principal investigator.
USAID – Office of Democratic Initiatives. 1989 -90. Education project for El
Salvadorian students for training in forensic science. $68,000. Principal investigator.
Michigan State University. IT-CDG grant program. 1990-91. Adding high technology
to forensic science education. $1000 plus 100 hours of video production time.
Hewlett-Packard Corp. Corporate donation program. 1992. Gas -chromatograph/mass spectrometer, $62,000. Joint with the department of chemistry.
Michigan State University, All -University Research Initiation Grants. Use of Scientific
Evidence by Prosecutors. 1995. $7500.
Nicolet Corp. University donation program. 1992. Data stat ion and IR source for FTIR. $21,000.
Michigan State Police. Evaluation of Drunk Driving Training Programs. 1996. $41,000
Michigan State University. All -University Outreach Grant program. Forensic Science as problem-solving tool for high schoolteachers. 1 996. $7500.
National Institute of Justice. Analysis of Inks using Laser Desorption Mass Spectrom etry, $240,000. Co-PI. 2001-2004.
Analysis of Pigmented Inks. National Institute of Justice. $271,000. Principle
Investigator. 2006-2008.
Analysis of Automobile Paint Clear Coats. Midwest Forensic Science Center.
$50,000. Principle Investigator. 2007 -2008

AWARDS AND HONORS

Outstanding Graduate Assistant. George Washington University, Department of
Chemistry. 1974.
American Chemical Society Congressional F ellow. 1988-89
Distinguished Member, Southwestern Association of Forensic Sciences.
Chief US Delegate to International Forensic Science Conference, Taipei, Taiwan,
ROC, November, 1994
Visiting Professor, Criminal Police College of China. 1993.
Visiting Professor – Department of Chemistry, Materials and Forensic Science,
University of Technology, Sydney, Australia. January to June, 1998
Visiting Professor – School of Chemistry, Physics and Earth Science, Flinders University, Adelaide, AU, May-June, 2000
Member, External Advisory Committee. Deakin University Forensic Science Course,
Geelong, Victoria, Australia, 2003-present
Paul Kirk Award winner. Criminalistics Section, American Academy of Forensic
Sciences, Feb. 22, 2005.
Member, Committee to Study the Needs of Forensic Science, National Academy of
Sciences, 2006-2008.
Member, Committee on the Research Programs of the National Institute of Justice,
National Academy of Sciences, 2007-2009.
Distinguished Fellow, American Academy of Forensic Sciences, February, 2009
Distinguished Alumni Scholar Award, George Washington University, April 30, 2009

CONSULTING
Denver Police Department. 1979-80. Casework, internships, personnel.
Denver Districts Attorneys Office. 1979 -80. Casework and scientific evidenc e.
Colorado Bureau of Investigation. 1979 -80. Analytical techniques, internships and
personnel.
Denver Public Defenders Office. 1979 -80. Casework and scientific evidence. Wisconsin State Police. 1987. Casework.
Michigan State Police. 1987-present. Casework, internships, personnel. U.S.
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms. 1989. Casework.
Cameron Parish, Louisiana Sheriffs Department. 1989. Casework.
Over 100 cases with numerous law firms, insurance companies, and traffic accident
reconstructors. 1977-present. Analysis of evidence, testimony, depositions, drug testing protocols. Testified as expert witness in over 200 cases in 12 states, Federal and Military courts.
University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee. Invited consultant on starting a forensic science program. March, 1997.
Consultant in Forensic Chemistry, Speckin Forensic Laboratories. 1996 -present.
Analysis of illicit drugs for Hamilton, Boone and Hendricks Counties, Indiana. Pilot
program of Governor’s Office. January 2006 -present.

SHORT COURSES AND SEMINARS TAUGHT
Denver Poisonlabs seminar on forensic toxicology. 1977.
University of Denver Law Center. Continuing Legal Education Division. Course in
Forensic Science for Attorneys. 1979.
Michigan Judicial Institute. Approximately 30 short cour ses and seminars to judges and court personnel on various forensic science topics. 1981 -93.
Michigan State University, Lifelong Education Programs. Approximately 20 programs in Criminal Justice and Forensic Science to Criminal Justice professionals. 1980 -present.
Visiting Lecturer, Criminal Police College of China, Shenyang, PRC, July 1992.
Michigan Judicial Institute, Judges Seminar in Scientific Evidence, Troy, MI., May, 1993.
American Bar Association. Continuing Education Program for Appella te Court Judges, Workshop on Admissibility of Scientific Evidence. Sun Valley, ID, July, 1994.
Five State Judges Association. Continuing Education Seminar for Judges. Workshop on Admissibility of Scientific Evidence. Rapid City, SD, July, 1995.
American Bar Association. Continuing Education Program for Appellate Court Judges, Workshop on Admissibility of Scientific Evidence. Jackson Hole, WY, July, 1996.
Michigan State University, High school teachers enrichment program. 5 hour short
course in teaching forensic science in high school. March, 1997.

SHORT COURSES AND SEMINARS TAKEN
Drug Enforcement Administration course in forensic drug analysis. 1977. McCrone
Institute course in forensic microscopy. 1980.
FBI International Conference in Forensic Toxicol ogy. 1984.
DNA typing by Polymerase Chain Reaction, 1994.
McCrone Institute course on building materials analysis, Chicago, IL, October 16, 17, 2000
One day course on analysis of Inks, US Department of Internal Revenue, Chicago, IL,October 18, 2000
Paint analysis, Midwest Association of Forensic Scientists, Lansing, MI, May 5 -9, 2003

MAJOR MEDIA APPEARANCES
Expert witness for the defense, State of Florida v. William Kennedy Smith, December, 1993, nationally televised
“Eye to Eye with Connie Chung”, Sept. 1994, Use of DNA evidence in court and role of financial resources in ability to offer defense in criminal justice system
“ABC Evening News”, April, 1995. Tagging Explosives
“Science Friday-Talk of the Nation”, National Public Radio, Forensic Scie nce, April, 1996.
“CBS Early Morning”, October 2002, DC Sniper attacks
“CBS Early Morning”, October 2002, The forensic science program at MSU
“Inside Indiana Business”, August, 2004, The forensic science program at IUPUI
“Inside Indiana Business”, July, 2007, The forensic science program at IUPUI

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