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Metallurgy Failure Analysis


Design and Manufacturing Defects, Fitness for Use, Equipment Operation and Maintenance, Accident Reconstruction, Material Selection, Failure Analysis, Quality Planning and Control, Intellectual Property - Trade Secret Misappropriation.

Testifying and consulting expert for both plaintiff and defense counsel. Forty plus years designing and manufacturing components for consumer and industrial products including safety-critical applications. Destructive and non-destructive methods for insuring product integrity. Research paper peer reviewer for 20 years for SAE International. Honors: Sigma Xi Society. Registered Professional Engineer, Ohio.

Education & Licenses

BS Metallurgy & Materials Science, MIT; MS, Metallurgy, MIT; PE