Dr. Eason combines experience from academia, industry, and consulting to address a variety of engineering and forensic subjects. His broad based materials engineering education allows him to examine product defect and safety issues of metals, plastics, glass, and ceramics, including corrosion, fatigue, overload, and material selection. Paul has also actively participated in risk assessment for project management and failure modes and effects analysis in process and product design. As a forensic consultant, he has combined his knowledge of materials behavior with traditional techniques of fire investigation to tackle complex cause and origin issues and product liability concerns. Paul is also a nationally certified fire and explosion investigator and a licensed professional engineer in the state of Florida. He is versed in multiple forms of materials analysis, teaches undergraduate courses in materials engineering and mechanical design, and has worked on projects involving product design and manufacturing, product defects, failure analysis, corrosion, fire and explosion origin and cause, and industrial accidents.