Ryszard Szymani - Wood Machining Institute



Ryszard Szymani
Wood Machining Institute
P.O. Box 476
Berkeley , CA 94701

(925) 943-5240

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Ryszard Szymani
Wood Machining Institute

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(925) 943-5240


Szymani has been in the wood machining field for over 35 years and has published more than 80 technical articles, 30 research reports, and proceedings of 15 international conferences. His commitment to the dissemination of information on sawing technology through means that stress the practical application of scientific research has earned him the 18th annual Wood Technology Award for Excellence given by Wood Technology magazine.

Szymani specializes in product liability and patent infringement litigation support for cases involving wood machining equipment and operations, such as chipping, slicing, sawing, planing, molding, shaping, turning, and sanding. Support includes accident reconstruction, reports, and expert witness testimony. Consulted in over 100 cases. Testified in courts of California, Arizona, Florida and New York.

As an international consultant and lecturer to the wood industry and cutting tool manufacturers, he presents seminars on saws and sawing technology and on scanning technology and process optimization in wood industry in the United States and abroad.

Szymani received a Ph.D. degree in Wood Science and Technology and M.S. degree in Engineering Science, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley; M.Sc. degree in Wood Science at the Faculty of Forestry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C., Canada; as well as Masters of Engineering in Wood Technology from College of Agriculture in Poznan, Poland.