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Material science expert witnesses practice in a variety of fields, including construction, manufacturing, engineering, product design, and metallurgy. Some of the most common specialties among material science expert witnesses also include polymer science, ceramics, composites, nanomaterials, and biomaterials. They can opine on the effects of material failure, corrosion, wear and tear, product liability issues, and patent infringement.

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Material Handling Equipment and Warehousing Expert Witness | MissouriView profile


Material Handling Equipment and Warehousing Expert Witness | Missouri

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This expert has been working with Material Handling Equipment for nearly 40 years. He began his career at Brodie, Inc., which offers a complete line of material handling, industrial and warehousing equipment. He then worked for Clarklift of St. Louis, conducting safety training and service training classes for the use of machinery such as forklifts and pallet jacks. Prior to retirement this...

Metallurgy and Metallurgical Failure Analysis Expert Witness | CaliforniaView profile


Metallurgy and Metallurgical Failure Analysis Expert Witness | California

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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...

Electronic Components, Materials, and Processes Expert Witness | South CarolinaView profile


Electronic Components, Materials, and Processes Expert Witness | South Carolina

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South Carolina

This highly-qualified expert has over 25 years of experience in the areas of electronic materials, electronic components (capacitors, resistors, inductors, batteries, antennae, etc.) and assemblies (surface mount), intellectual property, product development, process optimization, market studies, and grants. He earned his MS in materials science and engineering from the University of Florida and...

material Expert Witness FAQs

What is a materials expert witness?

A materials expert witness is a professional with extensive knowledge in the field of materials science. They can provide testimony on issues related to the properties, performance, and usage of different materials.

In what types of cases might I need a materials expert witness?

Materials expert witnesses are often needed in product liability cases, construction disputes, patent infringement cases, and any case involving material failure or misuse.

Can a materials expert witness help in cases involving material failure?

Yes, a materials expert witness can analyze the failed component, identify the cause of failure, and provide an informed opinion on whether it was due to design flaws, manufacturing defects, or improper use.

Are there subspecialties within the field of materials expertise?

Yes, some experts specialize in specific types of materials such as metals, ceramics, polymers, composites, or biomaterials. Their specialized knowledge can be crucial in certain cases.

How can a materials expert witness contribute to my case if it involves patent infringement?

A materials expert can examine the patented material and the alleged infringing material to determine if they share key characteristics or processes that would constitute infringement.

How does Expert Institute select its material expert witnesses?

Expert Institute offers a personalized approach to help you find the highest quality experts. We source actively-practicing professionals who match all your requirements for specialty areas, work experience, litigation history, fee range, certifications, location, and more.

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