Expertise DescriptionI 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.
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My expert witness experience includes cases with OSHA mechanical integrity best practices, potable water copper pipe, corrosion failures, equipment failures, product defects, oil & gas production and drilling failures, and storage tanks failures.
My consulting experience includes root cause failure analysis, corrosion investigations, API 579 fitness for service assessments, API 580 risk-based inspection program implementation, and corrosion control document development.
My professional experience includes being President of a material engineering consulting organization.
|B.S.||Metallurgical Engineering||University of Alabama|
|Texas Professional Engineer|
|Registered Aboveground Storage Tank Inspector|
|Risk Based Inspector certification|
Awards & Affiliation
|Member Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)|