MATERIALS EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-039298
This highly qualified expert has over 40 years of experience in metallurgy and metallurgical failure analysis, with expertise in metallurgical engineering, failure analysis, materials solutions, welding and corrosion consulting in stainless steel, aluminum alloys, copper-based alloys, titanium alloys, nickel-based alloys, and high alloys. He earned his BS in metallurgical engineering from California Polytechnic State University. This expert is a registered professional ...
Expert Witness: E-294585
This highly qualified, seasoned stone professional has over 30 years of experience in the stone industry. His skills include geology and stone identification, material sourcing, handling and transporting of fabricated stone, international business, OSHA compliance, business administration and management, as stone forensics. He received his BA from Syracuse University and is an accredited fabricator by the National Stone Institute. He is a member of the National Stone ...
Expert Witness: E-172750
This expert is a full professor of Mechanical Engineering at a prominent university in the Western US. He received his PhD in Welding and Materials Engineering from The Ohio State University. Prior to joining academia, he worked as a research assistant at Edison Welding Institute and as a materials engineer at Westinghouse-Power Generation. His research interests are in the area of materials joining, materials characterization, and the relationships between ...
Expert Witness: E-120788
This expert has significant experience in the development of new products and new test methods for their evaluation, including emerging nano and bio technology based products for healthcare, body protection, space exploration, etc. applications. His research contributions cover the areas of objective evaluation of subjective properties, the study of structure-property relationships, and process/product optimization. He completed his BS and MS in Textile Technology at the ...
Expert Witness: E-044730
This expert has over 20 years of expertise in materials consulting and forensic engineering work. He received a bachelor's in manufacturing engineering from Brunel University of West London. He continued on at Brunel to earn his PhD in metallurgy. A licensed metallurgical engineer, he is a member of the American Society of Testing & Materials and the American Society of Materials International. He served as a senior metallurgical engineer at Testing Engineers INC. and a ...
Expert Witness: E-084377
This highly qualified expert earned his BS and PhD in metallurgical engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology. He is a licensed engineer in five states and has over 34 years of engineering experience. He is a member of the National Society of Professional Engineers, the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), and a founding member of the Failure Analysis Society. He has published 18 articles on various topics in engineering and currently serves as ...
Expert Witness: E-063613
This biomedical engineering, materials science, and chemistry expert completed his PhD at Rutgers University and belongs to a number of prestigious scientific associations including the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineers. He has published more than 140 peer-reviewed articles and has been awarded more than 60 patents. Currently, this expert is a professor of biomedical engineering and materials science at a major university in Florida.
Expert Witness: E-079468
This qualified expert of Hospital Procurement obtained his AA from Enterprise State Community College and his BS from Troy State University. He is a certified Pharmacy Technician, Licensed Practical Nurse, and an Emergency Medical Technician. He is a Member of The Association for Healthcare Resource and Materials Management and is Currently a Senior Sales Executive for a Healthcare/Medical Device Corporation.
Expert Witness: E-079485
This expert has extensive work experience in the healthcare supply chain and hospital procurement fields. He began his career as the Assistant Director of Purchasing at a Michigan medical center, and then served for nearly a decade as a Purchasing Agent for a South Carolina hospital system. Later on, he served as the Director of Capital Equipment Services at Aurora Health Care, VP of Logistics at Amita Health, the Director of Procurement at Avera Health, and the Chief ...
Expert Witness: E-013552
This highly qualified engineer's expertise is in metallurgy and corrosion science and engineering. He has extensive experience in litigation and litigation support as well as extensive experience in pro-active client work. He specializes in failure analysis, corrosion failure analysis, material degradation, failure prevention, material selection, material characterization, and laboratory testing. He has conducted research and failure analyses involving uniform ...
Expert Witness: E-009353
This highly qualified hazardous materials transportation expert earned his BS in Industrial Engineering, his MS in Engineering Management, and his PhD from Kennedy Western University. This expert has been involved in the development and implementation of hazardous materials safety regulations for more than 30 years and has been responsible for a broad range of domestic and international hazardous materials safety efforts. He has served as the chairman of the UN ...

MATERIALS EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Tobacco Industry Expert Opines On Distribution Dispute MATERIALS Expert Case

Tobacco Industry Expert Opines On Distribution Dispute

This case involves a commercial dispute between a distributor of cigars and an entrepreneur attempting to enter the market. The defendant entrepreneur purchased a large number of cigars at an alcohol, tobacco, and firearms auction. The defendant attem …

Chemical Plant Workers Fall From Unsafe Catwalk MATERIALS Expert Case

Chemical Plant Workers Fall From Unsafe Catwalk

This case involves two workers who fatally fell from scaffolding at a chemical plant after the catwalk collapsed. The scaffolding at this plant was made out of zinc and located near tanks that emitted hydrogen sulfide. An expert in corrosion engineeri …

Boy Paralyzed After Dive Into Artificial Pond MATERIALS Expert Case

Boy Paralyzed After Dive Into Artificial Pond

This case involves a boy who was rendered paralyzed from the waist down when he dove into a man-made pond and struck his head causing a spinal cord injury. The bottom of the pond was all soft sand. The boy dove from a dock in the middle of the pond wit …

Antiques Expert Witness Opines on Illegal Material Trading MATERIALS Expert Case

This case involves the sale of an antique statue in Montana that was allegedly made from walrus ivory. At the time of the sale, the state in which the statue was sold had recently changed the laws banning the sale of ivory items to be inclusive of all fo …

Forensic Experts Evaluate Faulty Construction Materials MATERIALS Expert Case

Forensic Experts Evaluate Faulty Construction Materials

…  involves a subcontractor that allegedly provided faulty materials and installation services. The plaintiffs were engaged in the …  the steel roofing system. Upon receiving the construction materials, employees of the plaintiff construction company noticed that …

Contractor is Unknowingly Exposed to Toxic Materials MATERIALS Expert Case

Contractor is Unknowingly Exposed to Toxic Materials

…  that were involved in the handling or storage of raw materials, despite their lack of experience or familiarity with the materials involved. The man and his team were tasked with cleaning a wide range …

Metallurgy Expert Witness Testifies on Helicopter Crash MATERIALS Expert Case

Metallurgy Expert Witness Testifies on Helicopter Crash

…  Robertson-Armstrong’s counsel, the company specialized in “materials engineering, mechanical engineering, and forensic chemistry” and had …  who had worked for McSwain since 2006, was trained in materials engineering and specialized in metallurgy. He was also a licensed …

Construction Expert Opines on Granite Installation Techniques MATERIALS Expert Case

…  installed a kitchen in the plaintiff’s home and used materials that the homeowner had purchased in advance, which included various …  issues the homeowner complains of are the result of the materials, which he selected and purchased independently and instructed the …

General Contractor Allegedly Caused Unreasonable Delays and Siphoned Money MATERIALS Expert Case

An Oregon based plaintiff entered into an agreement with defendant general contractor under which defendant agreed to furnish all labor, material, shipping and project management necessary to effectuate the construction of plaintiff’s villa. Plaintiff a …