Expert Qualifications

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 California Polytechnic State University. This expert is a registered professional engineer in metallurgy and is active in the field as a member of the American Welding Society, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, and the American Society for Metals. He has previously held a Level II certification in radiographic and ultrasonic testing and a Level III certification in magnetic particle, liquid penetrant, and visual testing through the American Society for Nondestructive Testing. This expert has previously served as a hydraulics mechanic for USMC Aircraft, a sheet metal mechanic for Rohr Corporation, plant metallurgist for United Centrifugal Pumps, and staff metallurgist for Sunstrand. He also worked on the Lockheed MSD engineering co-op program and EG&G Services nuclear plant construction. For 35 years, this expert has served as the owner and consulting engineer for a private metallurgy and engineering consultancy in California.

Bio Snapshot

  • Location: CA
  • BS, Metallurgical Engineering, California Polytechnic State University
  • Licensed, Professional Engineer, Metallurgical, California
  • Member, American Welding Society
  • Member, American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Member, American Society for Metals
  • Former, Hydraulics Mechanic, USMC Aircraft
  • Former, Sheet Metal Mechanic, Rohr Corporation
  • Former, MSD Engineering Co-op, Lockheed
  • Former, Plant Metallurgist, United Centrifugal Pumps
  • Former, Staff Metallurgist, Sundstrand
  • Former, Nuclear Plant Construction, EG&G Services
  • Current, Owner, a private metallurgy and engineering consultancy in CA

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This highly qualified expert has over thirty years of experience in mechanical engineering with a specialization in failure analysis. He earned his BS in mechanical engineering from University of California, Los Angeles and his MS in ...

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