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Materials expert witnesses practice in a variety of fields, including construction, manufacturing, engineering, product design, and forensic science. Some of the most common specialties among materials expert witnesses include metallurgy, ceramics, polymers, composites, and biomaterials. They can opine on the effects of material failure, corrosion, material selection for specific applications, quality control in manufacturing processes, and patent infringement related to material technology.

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Analytical Chemistry and Concrete Materials Expert WitnessView profile

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Analytical Chemistry and Concrete Materials Expert Witness

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Massachusetts

This expert has over 36 years of experience for the research, development, and performance of chemical admixtures for the concrete construction industry. He has a Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry from University of Massachusetts - Lowell and has authored 45 publications and 19 patents in the field of analysis and performance of concrete admixtures. He now consults and lectures on all aspects of...

Entrepreneur and Design Expert WitnessView profile

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Entrepreneur and Design Expert Witness

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Texas

This expert is one of the top innovators in the U.S. specializing in cranial protective system technology, materials technology, design, and manufacturing. He has invented, designed, engineered, and manufactured multiple products being used today in sporting goods, and has been a consultant and contractor for prime military contractors and private firms.

Mechanical Engineering Expert WitnessView profile

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Mechanical Engineering Expert Witness

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Minnesota

This expert has over 35 years of forensic engineering experience, and he has investigated and worked up more than 100 cases in each area of slip/trip/miss and fall, accident reconstruction and crash analyses, and product failure. He has published papers in the Journal of the National Academy of Forensic Engineers (NAFE). He has long been active in professional societies and is a past chairman of...

Industrial Engineering and Hazardous Materials Transportation Expert WitnessView profile

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Industrial Engineering and Hazardous Materials Transportation Expert Witness

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Illinois

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...

Metallurgy and Engineering Expert WitnessView profile

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Metallurgy and Engineering Expert Witness

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Massachusetts

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...

Renewable energy & Materials Science and Engineering Expert WitnessView profile

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Renewable energy & Materials Science and Engineering Expert Witness

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Florida

His research interests include advanced materials and their applications in renewable energy devices, environmental science and smart electronics.

Hospital Procurement And Medical Technician Expert WitnessView profile

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Hospital Procurement And Medical Technician Expert Witness

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Texas

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...

Hospital Procurement Expert WitnessView profile

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Hospital Procurement Expert Witness

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Utah

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...

Biomedical Engineering – Materials Expert WitnessView profile

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Biomedical Engineering – Materials Expert Witness

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Florida

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

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Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Expert Witness

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Illinois

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

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Metallurgy/Materials Engineering Expert Witness

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California

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

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Textile & Materials Engineering Expert Witness

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Georgia

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

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Welding, Materials Science and Engineering Expert Witness

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Utah

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...

Stone Slab Safety  Natural Stone and Alternative Materials Expert WitnessView profile

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Stone Slab Safety Natural Stone and Alternative Materials Expert Witness

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New Jersey

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...

Metallurgy and Metallurgical Failure Analysis Expert WitnessView profile

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Metallurgy and Metallurgical Failure Analysis Expert Witness

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California

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...

Flexible Packaging and Labeling Materials & Processes Expert WitnessView profile

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Flexible Packaging and Labeling Materials & Processes Expert Witness

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New York

This highly-qualified expert has over 50 years of experience as a chemical engineer specializing in flexible packaging and labeling materials and processes. He received his BS in chemical engineering from the University of Missouri before earning his MS in chemistry from the University of Delaware. He is active in his field as a board member of the Label Printing Industries of America and...

Materials Science, Electrochemistry, and Medical Devices Expert WitnessView profile

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Materials Science, Electrochemistry, and Medical Devices Expert Witness

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California

This expert in material sciences and electrochemistry received his BA in bio-engineering from the University of Pittsburgh before studying medical device fabrication science and then obtaining his PhD in physics at the University of Melbourne. He has experience with medical devices such as neural stimulators, neural recorders, and chemical sensors. This expert has two approved patents and two...

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Materials Expert Witness FAQs

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.

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

Subspecialties within this field include metallurgy, ceramics, polymers, composites, biomaterials, and nanomaterials. Each focuses on specific types of materials and their applications.

In product liability cases, a materials expert can analyze failed components to determine if improper material selection or manufacturing defects contributed to the failure.

Yes. A materials expert can review patent claims related to specific materials or processes, providing crucial insights into whether there has been an infringement.

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