Federal Forensic Associates, Inc.
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Albert H. Lyter, III
B.S. Biology, Oklahoma City University, 1973
M.S. Forensic Science, George Washington University, 1975
Ph.D. Analytical Chemistry, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 1999
- B.S. Chemistry, Oklahoma City University, 1973
X-ray Spectrometry, State University of New York, 1976
Questioned Documents, United States Secret Service, 1977
High Pressure Liquid Chromatography, Waters Associates, 1978
High Pressure Liquid Chromatography, American Chemical Society, 1978
Forensic Microscopy, McCrone Research Institute, 1978
Surface Analysis Techniques, Physical Electronics, 1992
Identification of Photocopiers, New Mexico State Police, 1983
Canon Facsimile Workshop, American Society of Questioned
Document Examiners, 1991
- Fiber Microscopy, Institute of Paper Chemistry, 1975
- September 1981 to present
Engaged in consultation, examination, training, research and testimony in Forensic
Science, including ink and paper analysis, trace evidence and questioned document
Qualified trace evidence areas include fire debris, explosives, paint, hair, fiber,
glass and wood.
- President and Chief Scientific Officer of Federal Forensic Associates, Inc.
January 1975 to September 1981
Engaged in consultation, examination, training, research and testimony as service to
federal and state law enforcement.
Court qualified in federal, state and military courts in over 33 states, U.S. Virgin
Islands, Australia, Canada, Mexico, Malaysia and Singapore.
Instructor at the FBI Academy, Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, Naval
Investigative Service, Florida Department of Law Enforcement, colleges and universities.
Lecturer at numerous scientific and legal organization meetings to include the American
Academy of Forensic Sciences, American Society of Questioned Documents Examiners,
California Association of Criminalists, International Association of Forensic Scientists.
- Forensic Chemist, U.S. Treasury Department, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms,
National Laboratory Center, Rockville, Maryland.
Fellow, American Academy of
Mid-Atlantic Association of Forensic Scientists
Examination committee member to the
American Board of Criminalistics.
California Association of
Society of Forensic Ink Analysts - President
Southwestern Association of Forensic Document Examiners
International Association of Forensic Sciences
American Society For Testing and
American Chemical Society
Comparison of Typewriter Ribbon Inks by Thin Layer Chromatography - Journal of Forensic
A Scientific Study of Pencil Lead - Journal of Forensic Science, 1978
Analysis of Water Soluble Paper - Journal of Forensic Science, 1980
Comparison of Typewritten Carbon Impressions - Journal of Forensic Science, 1982
Examination of Ball Pen Ink by High Pressure Liquid Chromatography - Journal of Forensic
Ink Analysis, A Key Element in Questioned Document Examination - Trial, 1983
A High Performance Liquid Chromatographic (HPLC) Study of Seven Common Explosive
Materials - Journal of Forensic Science, 1983
Finding Fraudulent Documents - Family Advocate, 1989
Attempted Determination of Authorship by Ball Pen Line Characteristics - Forensic
Science International, 1990
Analysis of Writing Ink - chapter in book HPLC in Forensic Science, 1982
Contributions to the book Forensic Ink and Paper Examination by Brunelle and
Ph.D. Dissertation - Surface Characterization of Polymeric Materials by X-ray
Photoelectron Spectroscopy and Time-of-Flight Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry: Biomedical
Materials and Forensic Applications
- Comparison of Paper Samples - IAI News, 1976
Treasury Award for Outstanding Performance
Honorary Member - Southwestern Association of Forensic Document Examiners
- Honorary Assistant Attorney General, State of Alabama
- Diplomat of the American Board of Criminalistics
Cases of Note:
Slander trial of CBS, Sixty Minutes and Dan Rather
Nazi war crimes case of Ivan Demjanjuk
Sam Shephard murder trial - 2000
Martha Stewart case
- Mormon Will of the late Howard R. Hughes
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