Mr. Thomas Read, PhD

Mr. Thomas Read, PhD

Work:

Owner, Read Consulting LLC

Education:

Doctor of Philosophy, Stanford University

Mr. Thomas Read has over 46 years of experience in Failure Analysis and Materials Science. He earned his BS in Metallurgical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania, his MS in Materials Science, and his Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from Stanford University. Today, this expert is licensed as a Professional Manufacturing Engineer in the state of California. Formerly, this expert served as a Senior Metallurgical Engineer and Safety Engineer at Rheodyne, Inc., as Chief Metallurgist at Komag Materials Technology Inc, and as Senior Thin Film Project Engineer at Deposition Sciences Inc. Currently, this expert is the CEO and Owner of Read Consulting LLC. He is also Engineering Consultant in private practice with attorneys and insurance adjusters.

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t*******@s*****.net

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(707) ***-****

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Santa Rosa, California

At a Glance

Expert Witness Activity

56

Plaintiff Cases

32

Defense Cases

22

Other Cases

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Expert Challenges

24

Malpractice Cases

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Deposition Transcripts

11

Personal Litigation

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Publications

48

Media & News

157

Social Media Mentions

7

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Litigation Activities

56 records available

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Vargas v. Electrolux Home Products, Inc.

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2020-09-21

Kimberly Ramirez, et al. v. Fisher Scientific Company, LLC, et al.

Expert Witness

2019-07-09

Michelle Anderson v. Ford Motor Company

Expert Witness

2017-08-07

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Publications

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Window Damage Root Cause Failure Analysis

Research Paper

Glass Failure Analysis of Wine Bottle

Research Paper

Window Defect Failure Analysis

Research Paper

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Using Expert Radar, we uncovered a textbook chapter written by the opposing expert that contradicted his testimony, helping us secure a $44 million verdict—the largest single verdict for a single plaintiff in Kentucky's history.

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Media & News

157 records available

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Tag Archives: cemetery podcast

Dec 29, 2023 -- Markoff, Francesca Maria, and Brian Thomas read tastes of their essays. If you're trying to get in the mood for the season, check it out ...

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Aug 30, 2023 -- Thomas L. Read - solos, string qrt-guitar, cello-guitar. Will be playing: Richard Cameron-Wolfe - Heretic - micro-opera (2024); John Anthony ...

Steel & Metals -- California | Expert Witness Directory

Thomas Read, PhD, Principal, Read Consulting, LLC. Materials Failure Analysis ... Mechanical engineering, materials science, and metallurgy background. Santa ...

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Education

Institution

Degree Type

Stanford University

Doctor of Philosophy

Stanford University

Master of Science

University of Pennsylvania

Bachelor of Science

Work History

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Owner

Read Consulting LLC

Senior Metallurgical Engineer and Safety Engineer

Rheodyne, Inc.

Chief Metallurgist

Komag Materials Technology Inc

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