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Metallurgy and Engineering Expert Witness | Massachusetts

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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 corrosion, localized corrosion, stress corrosion cracking, hydrogen embrittlement, fretting corrosion, formicary corrosion, graphitic corrosion, and galvanic corrosion. He has extensive experience solving complex corrosion problems using AC and DC electrochemical techniques, accelerated exposure techniques (environmental exposure and accelerated environments), material characterization techniques (microscopy and elemental analysis), metallographic examination, fractography, on-site investigations, and failure analysis.

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Location, MA
BS, Environmental Sciences, University of Massachusetts
MS, Materials Science and Engineering, University of Virginia
PhD, Materials Science and Engineering, University of Virginia
Licensed Professional Engineer
Member, Electrochemical Society
Member, National Association of Corrosion Engineers
ASM International, Chairperson Central Massachusetts Chapter
Former, ASM International, Vice Chairperson Central Massachusetts
Former, Geotechnical Laboratory Technician, American Reclamation Inc./Materials Technology Center
Former, Senior Research Technician, W.R. Grace Construction Products Division
Current, Managing Engineer, Materials and Corrosion Engineering Practice at Exponent (Exponent Failure Analysis Associates)

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