Robert Roodman

General and Engineering Management Consulting to the Process Industries and their Contractors; Process Problem Solver; Expert Witness and Litigation Support; Advice on developing and commercializing new chemical processes and products, and improving existing processes and facilities for operability, flexibility, and energy conservation.
Certificate # 983
Roodman Consulting LLC
23119 Crossbend Drive
Katy, TX 77494
Phone #: 724-462-4426
An engineering, technology, and general management consulting practice. Major areas of activity include expert witness and litigation support, and furnishing advice and technical and marketing analysis for organizations developing process technologies, or analyzing acquisition candidates, worldwide. Expertise in all aspects of general and operational management, as well as R&D planning and management, process and products technology and equipment and assets evaluation, technology licensing in and out, patent submittals and analysis, mergers and acquisitions , market studies, and strategic planning. Superior expertise in process flow optimization and facility layouts for pilot plants, and full-scale facilities, including warehouses, office structures, manufacturing facilities, and utilities and off-sites for all manner of chemical, refining, waste and water treatment, and polymer products.


Roodman Consulting LLC Katy Tx, present, Principal
Sprint Environmental LLC. Sugarland TX, 2018 to 2021, VP Engineering and Construction
Oxbow Carbon LLC, West Palm Beach FL Global Operations and Projects Director 2012 to 2018
Envirogreen Chemicals LLC, Gahanna OH, Owner and President 2009 to 2012

Total of 45 years of experience


Purdue University West Lafayette IN 1971 to 1975 BSChE
Strayer University Washington DC 2004 MBA


US No. 6,425,941; 6,946,077; 7,300,586; 1 pending; and 4 trade secret inventions

Typical Assignments:

Recent consulting engagements include:

For several different venture capitalist groups evaluating investments in companies in the activated carbon and environmental treatment field- reviewed the business and facilities capabilities of all competitors in the field, and projected the likelihood of technical and commercial success.

For a major multinational environmental company looking for commercial acquisitions of competitors with established facilities and competitive technologies – reviewed the level of development of the technology, costs associated with licensing the technology, or acquiring the company wholly, and recommended the path forward in development and acquisition.

For a start-up company interested in carbon capture technology-conceived a new process to make a new product that would remove the undesirable gases and use them as a reactant. Put forth a pilot plant concept to prove the technology and product characteristics.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Expert witness testimony and litigation support, particularly for cases dealing with process technologies, and for accident and incident analysis.
  • Product and chemical process research, development, global licensing, and technology transfer.
  • Operating Procedures authorship, and operator training.
  • Process technologies for polymers used as formable shapes, powders, coatings and insulating materials.
  • Water and wastewater treatment chemicals and process equipment engineering and construction.
  • Gasification for coal, and other carbon containing sources
  • Pyrolysis processes
  • Fluoro polymer and Fluoro chemical manufacture and removal from water and air
  • Homo and Copolymers of ethylene and propylene
  • Sulfur processing, sulfuric acid and oleum processing
  • Natural Gas separation, drying, and sweetening processes.
  • Petroleum coke processing, calcining, shipping and handling
  • Patent and Intellectual Property portfolio and infringement analysis.
  • Commercialization of new process technologies and new products
  • Strategic Planning

Technical Societies: