Amitkumar Dharia, PhD
has over 27 years of direct experience in new Plastics and Polymer
product and process, research and development, market research and analysis, product and project management, and commercialization.
After working with various organizations throughout the United States, Dr. Dharia founded Transmit Technology Group, LLC in 1999. Since then, he has helped numerous clients in conceptualizing, exploring through experimentation, and screening best and novel alternatives, in connecting and coordinating external resources to drive concepts to commercialization. In 2006, he developed a novel testing equipment, Technoform, to determine the thermoformabiltiy of thermoplastics materials. Technoform has been used in over 60 industrial projects related to thermoforming.
During 1999-2014, Dr. Dharia was named inventor or co-inventor on six US and international patents and is named a co-inventor on two pending applications. A patent agent registered with USPTO
, he himself has been issued 21 United States patents and has been responsible for more than 30 disclosures of inventions. He has also authored over 24 technical publications.
- Dr. Dharia provides expert witness services in the area of Plastic Part Failure
. His services are available to attorneys representing plaintiff and defendant and include product failure analysis, written reports, depositions, and trial testimony.
Areas of Expertise
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- Plastic Materials
- Polymer Materials
- Conductive Plastics
- Reinforced Materials
- Flame Retardants
- Thermoplastic Elastomers (TPE)
- Thermoplastic Olefin (TPO)
- Thermophotovoltaic (TPV)
- Plastic Blends
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