Materials Engineering Expert Witnesses

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Materials engineering expert witnesses practice in a variety of fields, including construction, manufacturing, aerospace engineering, automotive engineering, and biomedical engineering. Some of the most common specialties among materials engineering expert witnesses also include metallurgy, ceramics, composites, polymers, and nanomaterials. They can opine on the effects of material failure, corrosion, product liability, patent infringement, and material selection.

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Laundry and Fabric Expert WitnessView profile


Laundry and Fabric Expert Witness

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New York

This highly qualified expert has been involved in the Laundry/Dry Cleaning industry his entire life. He has written numerous articles in the industry, he has been published in a number of manuals/publications, and has been quoted by respected news agencies including Forbes Magazine, Wall Street Journal, and the Washington Post. This expert has consulted for hundreds of laundry facilities,...

Consumer Liquids Packaging Expert WitnessView profile


Consumer Liquids Packaging Expert Witness

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This highly qualified expert has been in the beverage packaging industry for 15+ years where she has specialized in failure analysis of defective packaging. She has both a BA and MA in Engineering, Polymer/Macromolecular Science from Case Western University and serves as Packaging Committee Chair for the International Society of Beverage Technologists She formerly served as a Senior Packaging...

Biomedical Engineering – Materials Expert WitnessView profile


Biomedical Engineering – Materials Expert Witness

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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...

Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Expert WitnessView profile


Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Expert Witness

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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...

Metallurgy/Materials Engineering Expert WitnessView profile


Metallurgy/Materials Engineering Expert Witness

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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....

Textile & Materials Engineering Expert WitnessView profile


Textile & Materials Engineering Expert Witness

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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...

Welding, Materials Science and Engineering Expert WitnessView profile


Welding, Materials Science and Engineering Expert Witness

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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...

Metallurgy and Metallurgical Failure Analysis Expert WitnessView profile


Metallurgy and Metallurgical Failure Analysis Expert Witness

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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 WitnessView profile


Electronic Components, Materials, and Processes Expert Witness

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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...

Materials Engineering Expert Witness FAQs

What is the role of a materials engineering expert witness in legal proceedings?

A materials engineering expert witness provides specialized knowledge on the properties, behaviors, and uses of different materials. They can offer insights on failure analysis, product liability, and material defects.

What types of cases can a materials engineering expert witness handle?

These experts can handle a wide range of cases including construction disputes, patent infringement, product liability, personal injury, and industrial accidents involving material failures.

Are there subspecialties within materials engineering that an expert witness might focus on?

Yes, subspecialties include metallurgy, ceramics, polymers, composites, and biomaterials. The specific expertise needed will depend on the nature of the case.

How can a materials engineering expert witness assist in a product liability case?

In product liability cases, they can analyze whether a material defect or improper use of materials contributed to the failure of a product leading to injury or damage.

Why would I need a materials engineering expert witness for a patent infringement case?

They can provide crucial insights into whether a patented material or process has been used without permission by examining the technical aspects of the disputed product.

How does Expert Institute select its Materials Engineering 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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