Expert 521640 - TX

Expertise Description

As an industrial engineering expert witness, I have over 30 years experience in the fields of Industrial and Systems Engineering with expertise in microlubrication in metal removal processes, production systems modeling and redesign, Green manufacturing/Design for waste and pollution prevention, quality systems design, and project management. I have spent more than a decade 10 providing consultations, depositions, and courtroom testimony as an industrial engineering expert witness.

Expert 520245 - WA

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience in Forensic Investigation & Causation with expertise in chemical analysis of fire debris, scientific instrumentation, wet chemical, microscopy and spectroscopy, determining the causation of failures involving processes, consumer products, materials, and construction system failures. I have additional knowledge in determining the cause of failures of adhesives, coatings, concretes, plastics, metals (corrosion), wood, plaster, glass textiles, oils and other materials. I have also spent more than 25 years as a forensic chemist expert witness with consultations, courtroom testimony, and depositions.

Expert 519083 - NY

Expertise Description

For more than 25 years, I have worked with Metalworking as a Toolmaker, CNC programmer and machinist, and prototype part maker. I have expertise in all types of CNC machine shop equipment, including, lathes, milling centers and EDM, as well as manual toolroom machines, 3D models, digital files, blue prints, performing precision inspection, and processing documentation. I have additional knowledge in Mazak “Mazatrol” programming, G-code, MasterCam, SurfCam, and conversational controls, geometric tolerancing, and GMP’s.

Expert 519007 - IL

Expertise Description

My career in the plastics industry has spanned over 40 years with a focus in engineering, testing and failure analysis of products manufactured from polymeric materials, especially those intended for long-term, load bearing applications. I have additional experience in thermoplastic polymer materials, including plastic piping and geosynthetics, Physical, mechanical and environmental testing of polymeric materials Structure and properties of thermoplastic polymers, polymer alloys and blends Synthesis of thermoplastic polymers and polymer compound formulation Plastics processing methods and Analytical chemistry of organic chemical compounds. For more than 30 years, I have offered my services as a plastics expert witness in Illinois by providing consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 518719 - FL

Expertise Description

I am a Materials Science expert with over 25 years of expertise in forensic science and materials failure analysis. My extensive experience includes a variety of products, components and materials utilized in both industrial and consumer applications, and I have knowledge of forensic science investigation techniques such as experimentation and examination, technical research, and review of literature. I also have worked on materials thermal processing and procedures, welding, weld testing (ferrous and non-ferrous metals), and I am proficient in destructive and non-destructive testing techniques and procedures in accordance with the applicable American Society of Testing Materials Standards. I am familiar with the use, application, and design of warning labels. I have over 15 years of expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 517742 - OR

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years of experience in economics and finance. I have worked as Principal of a firm that provides strategic planning assistance, litigation support, and planning in energy, regulation, and primary metals. I have also been an Adjunct Professor of Economics. I have testified repeatedly in state, federal, and provincial courts as well as before congress and regulatory bodies. I have over 25 years of expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and expert testimony.

Expert 517127 - LA

Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years of experience in the field of Mechanical Engineering. As Principal Engineer of my firm, I perform finite element analysis (FEA) and computations fluid dynamics (CFD) for design, failure analysis, and fitness-for-service for process and mechanical equipment. I have experience with general code issues, metallurgical failure analysis, product laboratory testing; materials, corrosion, metallurgical, and weld procedure; and troubleshooting services. I also process-design and vibration analysis support. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 500116 - AK AZ AR CA(N) CA(S) CO CT DE DC FL GA HI IA ID IL IN KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WY WI

Expertise Description

I have more than 45 years of experience in paint and metal coatings, corrosion, plastics, pretreatments for metals and plastics, and intellectual property. I have extensive experience as an expert witness and consultant in these technical fields, and am a recognized authority on the technology. Most of my experience was obtained while working in R&D at Fortune 500 companies, where I developed and commercialized dozens of innovative products. I was awarded seven U.S. patents, multiple foreign patents, and have authored a book chapter and 50 publications in respected technical journals and conferences. I earned my Ph.D. in Materials Science with specialty in coatings and corrosion. I have testified in federal court, and at several depositions, including a 9-hour video deposition. As a technical expert witness, I am highly responsive, have outstanding integrity and efficiency, excellent written and oral communication skills, and unique ability to communicate complex technical topics into laymen terms.

Expert 511297 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years of experience primarily in the field of failure analysis and predicting degradation and environmental compatibility of power plant materials under a variety of operating conditions. My experience includes corrosion and environmentally assisted cracking in BWR, PWR, and various raw water environments, and embrittlement of pressure vessel steels and high performance alloys. I am a recognized authority on microbiologically influenced corrosion and have authored reference documents on that topic. I typically perform a dozen or more metallurgical and corrosion assessments per year in addition to roughly half that many hand-on failure analyses. I have performed failure analyses and field investigations on a wide variety of power plant and other industrial components including piping and heat exchangers, pumps and valves, steam and combustion turbines, large electrical transmission towers, chemical processing vessels, steel cables and high performance fiber lifting slings, and industrial washing machines. I have over 20 years of expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 141418 - CA(N) CA(S) FL IL MN NY TX

Expertise Description

I have 40 years experience in metallurgical engineering and failure analysis, accident reconstruction, welding inspections, OSHA regulations, railroad litigation, and product liability. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 107379 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience in mechanical and materials engineering, specializing in failure analysis. My expertise includes: accident investigation / reconstruction; construction defects (plumbing / H.V.A.C.); failure analysis (building materials, communications equipment, consumer products, machinery, medical devices; pressure vehicles, vehicles); fatigue / fracture / corrosion of metals / plastics / fiber composites; materials engineering; mechanical engineering; modal vibration analysis; and stress analysis. I have more than 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 42386 - AL FL GA SC

Expertise Description

I have more more than 40 years experience as a Metallurgical engineer. My expertise includes fracture mechanics, thermal fatigue, fittings, crevice stress, corrosion cause and prevention, resonant frequency failures, ductile and stress failure, forensic engineering failure analysis problem solving / trouble shooting, fracture studies, and corrosion causes and prevention. I have over 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 41630 - PA

Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years experience in the area of materials and corrosion evaluation. I provide innovative solutions to problems related to deterioration and premature signs of distress of concrete, steel, and alloy structures by using non-destructive and test procedures. I specialize in identifying such factors as materials, environments, and compatibility that contribute to the service lives of various structures, including pre-stressed and post-tensioned bridges, cable stay bridges, reinforced bridge decks and substructures, parking garages, tunnels, large aquarium tanks, marine structures, underground pressurized steel and concrete pipelines, communication tower footings, buildings, components within buildings, waste water reactors, and an aluminum speed boat. I have over 10 years expert witness experience.

Expert 40621 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have 40 years experience in the pressure vessel and piping industry as a metallurgist, welding engineer, quality assurance manager, and consultant. I have experience with nuclear power, ASME boiler and pressure vessel code, welding, and quality assurance. I have more than 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 28915 - TX

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the field of Material Engineering with expertise in Root-cause failure analysis and corrosion, metal/elastomer/ceramic selection and testing, fitness-for-service assessments, coatings and linings, and equipment fabrication troubleshooting and problem resolution. I have additional experience with materials and corrosion; Failures and fractures, Storage tank assessments, carrions investigations and control, water-related carrions, corrosion cracking, risk-based inspection program development, and equipment fitness-for-service and elevated-temperature corrosion and materials selection. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 27739 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in accident reconstruction, product quality and liability, failure analysis, and fracture mechanics. My expertise includes: glass breakage and failures; glass testing (bottles, windows, windshields, dishes, cook wear, etc.); metallurgical failures (welds, gears, ladders, straps, cables, etc.); ceramic failures; corrosion failures; plastic, polymer, composite material, and wood failures; and user safety and equipment design. I have additional experience in contract disputes and patent disputes. I have more than 35 years expert witness experience and consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 20354 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in metallurgical engineering issues. My areas of expertise include: scanning electron microscopy, fracture mechanics, metallurgical tests and techniques. I have investigated consumer product failures including turbine/heat exchanger failures, glass failures, metal and plastic chair failures, composite poles, ski-boots, chains, seatbelts, ladders, piping defects, and tires. I have more than 35 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 17755 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience as a Professional Engineer specializing in metallurgy. My areas of expertise include failure analysis of metals and materials, corrosion, metallography and microstructural evaluation, materials processing, and metallurgy. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 8995 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 55 years experience as a corrosion engineer and corrosion specialist. My areas of expertise include: marine corrosion, cathodic protection, corrosion / metallurgical failure analysis, designing for corrosion control and facilities/utilities corrosion control. I have additional experience facilitating the application of metallurgical and corrosion technology to the Naval Shore Establishment through the development of criteria for the application of technology for design, construction, operation and maintenance of facilities and equipment, as well as through direct field assistance activities. I have more than 40 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 8793 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in civil engineering. My areas of expertise include concrete and concrete materials, analysis of its deterioration, strength and condition, corrosion of reinforced metal, repairs to structures with regards to preplaced aggregate concrete, as well as epoxy injection, and cementitious grouts for structural purposes.

Expert 8803 - CA(S)

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.

Expert 459548 - LA OK TX

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years experience in the field of Metallurgical Engineering with expertise in academic research and teaching. I have experience with failure analysis or products and parts and finding the root cause of fracture failures due to metallurgical inconsistencies, operational causes, and flaws in manufacturing processes. I have demonstrated knowledge in conducting investigations and scientific analysis of equipment failure in industrial operations, with additional experience in accident investigation and reconstruction, engineering investigations, consumer and industrial product failures, product liability, heavy equipment accidents, tubular products failures, welding failures, and corrosion caused failures. I have over 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 426409 - CA(N) CA(S) FL MO TX

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience in the field of Chemical and Materials Safety. My experience includes incident investigations and assessments for industrial, commercial, and domestic applications. I am highly knowledgeable in chemical material analysis; air emissions; chemical and material forensics; petrochemical characterization; unknown material identification; failure analysis plastic metal; incident root cause; chemical material interactions; mechanical testing materials; failure modes and effects analysis (FMEA); soil, water, gas, testing, and analysis; chemical handling; chemical safety and exposure; EPA, OSHA, and federal standards. My additional experience consists of automobile fuel tank skid plate material, plastic bilge pump failure investigation, street paint pressure vessels, tiki torch burn injuries, carbon monoxide exposure, and industrial metal plating substances. My applications and experience includes plastics, metal alloys, composites, fuels, lubricants, compressed gases, dusts, emissions and all variety of chemicals. I have more than 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 430319 - CA(N) CA(S) DC FL NY RI

Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years experience in the field of Plastics and Molding. My extensive experience includes injection molding, liquid injection molding (LIM), metal injection molding (MIM), Reaction injection molding (RIM), micro injection molding, thermoforming, structural foam, gas assist, two color/ multi-component, insert & over-molding, in-mold decoration, and extrusion. I have over 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 327653 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 55 years experience in the field of Metallurgy and Materials Science. My experience includes materials analysis, failure analysis, and material trade-off evaluation in the areas of products, patents, and product liability investigations. I am highly familiar with stress corrosion fracture toughness of various titanium alloys, high strength stainless steels, and aluminum alloys; thermo-mechanical treatments; cold-forging applications; deformation mechanisms; automotive suspension springs; and metallic filters. I have over 35 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 403835 - NY

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years in the Materials Science and Engineering Industry. My extensive experience includes development of materials as it relates to the electronic, communication, security, transportation, aircraft, and environmental and civil infrastructure industries. I specialize in mechanical engineering, in relation to thermal management, smart materials, composite materials; aerospace engineering, specializing in the areas of electronic packaging and sensors; civil engineering, with specialization in concrete; chemical engineering, in the areas of fuel cells, batteries, activated carbon, and filter membranes; metallurgical engineering, and electrical engineering. I have more than 15 years expert witness experience.