Helping brands to

Achieve Success

I am able to create fast, efficient, and cheaper breakthrough materials and solutions to problems because I am an expert PhD materials scientist and registered professional engineer with more than 35 years of diverse experience in industry and academia in a career path that spans North American, European and African continents.

Joshua Otaigbe PhD Principal Partner

In 1995, Flaney Associates LLC was founded to help consumer materials science technology and to innovate companies to succeed.   By providing value added materials solutions and by bringing expert, candid advice, and an outside perspective on their business, Flaney Associates allows companies to over-come manufacturing challenges. Flaney Associates LLC is building value and opportunity by investing time in engineering and science, and consulting to bring unparalleled value for our clients and for finding reliable solutions to any technical problem we try to tackle.

Value Added Materials Solutions

We Maintain Best & Optimum Results

Litigation support services include literature reviews and analysis, preparation of technical materials, laboratory testing, assessment of the technical strengths/weaknesses of new technology, expert reports, and deposition and courtroom testimony

Professor Joshua U. Otaigbe
(PhD, CEng, FIMMM, CSci, FAEng, FSPE)

Experienced project leader and engineer at Corning, Inc. and professor & group leader College of Engineering at Iowa State. Presently a consultant/expert witness and a full Professor of Polymer Science & Engineering at the University of Southern Mississippi. Technical expertise in applied chemistry, materials science & engineering, and chemical engineering. Author of over 150 archival technical journal publications. Author of 6 U.S. and 1 European patents. Held academic and research positions at the University of Manchester in England, University of Alberta in Canada, and at the University of Benin in Nigeria. Initiated international research collaboration with scientists at the Russian Academy of Sciences in St. Petersburg and more recently with scientists at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETHZ), the Polymer Materials Engineering (IMP CNRS UMR 5223) at the French Engineering Universities, Institut National des Sciences Appliquées (INSA) and Claude Bernard University of Lyon, and the Jean Monnet University in France. Held invited visiting professorships in a number of international institutions including the Institute of Polymers in ETHZ in Switzerland and elsewhere.


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