Expert No. 8803 – CA(S)
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Expertise Description: I have over 35 years experience in metallurgical and materials engineering. I have experience offering in-house analytical services related to characterization of advanced metallic, nonmetallic, ceramic, and composite materials, including metals, rubber, fiberglass, ceramics, and plastics. My areas of expertise include: product liability, personal injury, and patent infringement cases, as well as, failure analysis involving: general corrosion, wear, and mechanical issues; surface characteristics; product development and design; automotive failures (axles, springs, tires, engine components), welds, plumbing / piping, medical devices, chairs / furniture, industrial hardware and machines, construction defects, bicycle accidents, paint analysis, gas and propane explosions and fires, and food contamination issues. I have 35 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.
Representative Litigation Experience:
My expert witness experience includes: Failure Analysis, Product failures, Product liability, Product Development, Patent Infringement testing, Automotive component failures, Tire failures, Bicycle accidents, Paint analysis, and Food contamination.
Representative Consulting Services and/or Projects:
My consulting services include: Research and testing lab with state of the art scanning electron microscopes; X-Ray analysis; Metallography, materials forensic analysis; Ultrasonic testing; laser welding, laser heat treat processes into manufacturing; Development of newer wear resistant rubber materials and composite bonded rubber / metal laminates for major rubber research group; Metallurgical / mechanical engineering / corrosion, failure analysis investigations on aerospace, automotive, oil-field materials related to product liability, and manufacturing; Taught educational courses on failure analysis for ASM International to automotive an aerospace engineers and scientists.
Licenses & Certifications: *
Registered Professional Engineer (P.E.), Metallurgical Engineering, State of California
Education:
DegreeSubjectInstitution
Ph.D.Materials Science & EngineeringUniversity of California, Berkeley
M.S.Materials Science and EngineeringUniversity of California, Berkeley
B.S.Metallurgical EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology
Professional Appointment/Association Affiliations:

Primary Affiliation/Organization: American Society for Metals (ASM International)

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