Design Engineer Expert Witness NY 350471

Expertise Description

I have more than 15 years experience in Fastener Engineering. I focus on process design, product and process reliability, and product applications. My expertise includes fastener manufacturing (raw materials; fastener metallurgy, including raw materials, forming, ultrahigh strength fasteners, and heat treatment; quality assurance; manufacturing engineering support; automated inspection methodology; lean manufacturing and cost reduction; and coatings, corrosion cracking, including electroplating, galvanizing, phosphating, and emulsions); applications engineering (joint analysis in automotive, structural, machinery, fluid storage & pipeline, pressure vessels and other applications; fastener selection and design; fastening technology and methodology); stress and vibration; and laboratory and testing (failure analysis; applications testing; fastener laboratory design). I have over 5 years expert witness.

Areas of Expertise

Expert Witness

My expert witness experience includes: Hydrogen embrittlement; Fastener failure; Metal component failure; Customs and import duty.

Consulting Experience

My consulting services include: All topics related to mechanical fasteners; Academic research in hydrogen embrittlement, fastener failure, metal component failure, customs and import duty.


PhDMaterials EngineeringMcGill University
MSMaterials EngineeringMcGill University
BSMetallurgical EngineeringMcGill University

Licenses Certifications

Quebec Order of Professional Engineers

Awards & Affiliation

Fred F. Weingruber Award
American Society for Testing and Materials

Primary Affiliation

American Society for Testing and Materials

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