METALLURGIST EXPERT WITNESSES

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-172711
This professor of Metallurgy maintains a keen expertise in metallurgy, alloys, mechanical performance, metal deformation and fracture mechanics and failure analysis. After earning his PhD in Metallurgical Engineering from the prestigious Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore, he moved to the United States where he served as a National Research Council research fellow at the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio. For more than 20 years, he has taught at a prominent ...
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-077355
This expert has extensive experience in the metallics industry, working extensively with steel manufacturers, scrap yards, recycling facilities, etc. He regularly performs site assessments for the steel and scrap industries, subsequently recommending cost reduction recommendations. He executes metallics training & provides workshop modules for steel making processes, scrap yard optimization & global metallics market dynamics. He has been an honored speaker at multiple ...
Expert Witness: E-064616
This engineering expert has a master's degree in Metallurgical Engineering and a Ph. D. in Industrial Metallurgy. He has worked as a Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Technology since 1987 and currently is tenured at a public university in North Texas. In addition, he actively consults and has worked on several failure analysis cases as an expert witness in the area of defects in materials, corrosion, materials selection, and manufacturing processes. ...
Expert Witness: E-052274
This expert is a Professional Engineer and possesses over 30 years of engineering experience. He specializes in Failure Analysis, Metallurgical Testing, Fatigue Testing, Welding and Brazing Qualification. Prior to founding his current professional engineering consulting firm, he was the successful owner of a mechanical testing laboratory in Cincinnati, OH. This firm was a mechanical & metallurgical testing laboratory, handling clients from the Aerospace, Medical, ...
Expert Witness: E-037150
This expert is a hands-on� shop floor experienced Metallurgist, Quality Engineer/Manager, and QA/QC Inspector with expertise in aluminum, steel, titanium, and specialty metals mill operations, castings, forgings, extrusions, stampings, metal injection molded (MIM) parts, API Spec 5L Steel Line Pipe, Casing, Drill Pipe, and OCTG. Consulting engineer, Technical Advisor, Senior Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE), and Vendor Surveillance Source Inspector for major ...
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-009211
This expert received his B.S. in Engineering/Metallurgical Engineering from the Fenn College of Engineering at Cleveland State University. He has spent the entire 29 years of his industrial metalworking career as a metallurgical and quality assurance specialist. He has completed more than 25 continuing education and technical conference courses and seminars on various metallurgy and quality science topics. He has worked in several metallurgical and quality assurance ...

METALLURGIST EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Allegedly Negligent Automotive Repair Causes Fatal Accident METALLURGIST Expert Case

This case involves a truck that had been recently undergone repair at an automotive repair shop for an axle issue. When the owner retrieved the truck from the shop, he was assured by the mechanics that the issue had been completely resolved. The next day  …

Negligent Boiler Maintenance Causes Two Deaths In Low-Income Apartment METALLURGIST Expert Case

This case involves two plaintiffs living in low-income apartment housing that died due to carbon monoxide poisoning. The pipes in the boiler room allegedly began to rust and crack causing a carbon monoxide leak. There were no carbon monoxide detectors pres …

Amusement Park Ride Malfunction Kills Young Woman METALLURGIST Expert Case

Amusement Park Ride Malfunction Kills Young Woman

…  lack of maintenance, causing the fatal accident. An expert metallurgist was sought to opine on whether or not the metals used for the ride …

Child Suffers Brain Injury Following Propane Tank Explosion METALLURGIST Expert Case

This case involves a young boy that suffered a traumatic brain injury as a result of a propane tank explosion. The child was at a pool club that had propane tank grills onsite. The child was playing a game with other children at the club and ran behin …

Defective Material Casting Linked to Catastrophic Failure of Power Tool METALLURGIST Expert Case

This case involves a man who suffered serious injuries when an angle grinder exploded while he was using it to remove a seized bolt. The grinder was equipped with a metallic safety cover that shattered when the grinding wheel exploded, sending metal fragme …