Materials Engineering Expert Witnesses

Engineering Expert Witness Listings

On this page you will find expert witnesses who may opine regarding materials engineering. These professionals may advise regarding reverse engineering, corrosion, and galvanic corrosion. The experts found here may provide reports on glass, ceramics, and plastics. They may also provide expert witness testimony on polymers, nanotechnology, and materials failure analysis, among other topics.

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Thomas W Caldwell, P.E. (Summit Associates of Bedford LLC)
Mr. Caldwell has 38 years experience in materials R&D, product design and testing, manufacturing process development, quality assurance and product failure for ferrous and non-ferrous alloy products. He is a Registered Professional Engineer in Ohio. Expertise: Automotive,... Learn More ›

Bradley N. Plank, PE (Mechanical & Metallurgical Engineer)
Both a mechanical and a metallurgical (including plastics) engineer, Mr. Plank provides failure analysis and investigation of claims in cases of loss or injury and has testified in cases of personal injury, property damage, and products liability in both... Learn More ›

D.R. Foster, PhD P.E. (Expert Welding Engineering and Inspection)
Dr. D.R. Foster is the Principal Engineer at Expert Welding Engineering and Inspection, where he focuses on welding engineering consulting and the training of engineers and technicians. Dr. Foster is an expert in regard to the design, manufacture,... Learn More ›
Giora J. Tarnopolsky (TarnoTek)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Giora Tarnopolsky, D.Sc., a physicist, has a sharp eye for technology, science, and math, including HDD, CD, DVD, Blu-Ray, tape, data storage systems, metrology, servo, industrial processes, automotive...
Reza A. Mirshams (Materials Engineering Solutions, LLC)
Location: Texas
Areas of Expertise: A licensed Metallurgical Engineer and University Professor in Mechanical Engineering and Technology with 45 years of professional experience. Professional experience includes failure analysis of products...
Paul Eason (e4 Consulting, Inc.)
Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: 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...
Julian M. Toneatto, Ph.D., PE, PP(NJ) (Adler Engineers, Inc.)
Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: Highly experienced, articulate Professional Engineer (PE) in several states and Prof. Planner (PP)NJ. Engineering expert with 43 years experience in Engineering and Environmental Consulting. Doctorate...
Michael D. Klein, P.E., CHMM, C.F.E.I. (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: MICHAEL D. KLEIN, P.E., CHMM, C.F.E.I. Professional Engineer - Certified Hazardous Materials Expert - Certified Fire & Explosion Investigator - Manufacturing Processes & Procedures - Environmental Management...
Carolyne I. Albert, Ph.D. (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Carolyne Albert is a mechanical engineer and biomechanics expert. She has specific expertise in orthopaedic biomechanics, and over 15 years of experience in biomedical and materials engineering research....
William C. Stein, Jr., PE, CCM (Precision Construction Engineering & Services, LLC)
Location: Louisiana
Areas of Expertise: More than 40 years of roadway / heavy highway construction and materials engineering experience. Offers consulting and expert services for attorneys on issues regarding road, street, highway, temporary...
Nikhil (Nik) Kar (Kars' Advanced Materials Inc)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Nikhil’s focus is on mechanical/metallurgical/materials behavior and equipment function to determine cause(s) of premature failure. His background in mechanical engineering and materials science has allowed...
Dennis W. Eckstine (Eckstine & Associates, Inc.)
Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: Dennis Eckstine has over 30 years experience in engineering, quality, and product safety including company representative at trial for equipment manufacturers. He has expertise and extensive experience...
Medical Advisors, Inc./Technical Network Consulting Service
Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: Your Link To Americas Most Qualified Experts! Get the right Expert and the right Service! Medical Advisors, Inc. provides top ranked Board Certified physicians and academicians in all medical specialties....
Dr. / Professor J. Rasty, Ph.D., PE, CFEI, CFII, President & CEO (Real World Forensic Engineering)
Location: Texas
Areas of Expertise: Since 1988, Real-World Forensic Engineering, LLC (“RWFE”) has provided engineering services to industries and government labs, as well as litigation support to both plaintiff and defense attorneys practicing...
Steven B. Kushnick, P.E. (Steven B. Kushnick, P.E., Inc.)
Location: Georgia
Areas of Expertise: Steven Kushnick PE is a Professional Engineer with 40+ years of experience in the field of turbomachinery. He worked for Pratt & Whitney in Mechanical Design for nine years, and has been consulting to...
James M. Miller, PE, PhD (J. M. Miller Engineering, Inc.)
Location: Michigan
Areas of Expertise: Warnings & Instructions - Medical Devices & Pharmaceuticals | Workplace Safety - Hearing Protection & PPE | Consumer Product Safety - Batteries & Vapes | Chemical Safety - Herbicides | Vehicle Accidents...
Nathan H. Morrill, P.E..CSP (Alpine Engineering & Design, Inc.)
Location: Utah
Areas of Expertise: Alpine Engineering & Design, Inc. has 6 consulting mechanical engineers. We have a total of nearly 100 years of experience designing mechanical equipment. Our engineers have over 80 U.S. patents on products...
Wade Lanning, Ph.D. (ARCCA, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Lanning is a Senior Engineer at ARCCA specializing in the forensic analysis of mechanical failures and material degradation, such as fracture surface analysis, metal corrosion, polymer oxidation and...
Fari Barzegar, Ph.D., P.E., CPEng. (Habitat Engineering & Forensics, Inc.)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Expert consultant/witness in over 90 cases with testimony/trial experience. Dr. Barzegar is a licensed professional engineer providing a broad range of services in civil/structural engineering and construction...
FREDERICK PORCELLO (Porcello Engineering, Inc.)
Location: New Jersey
Areas of Expertise: Fred Porcello, P.E., P.P. earned a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the New Jersey Institute of Technology and attended post- graduate studies at NJIT and NYU. He is a licensed professional...
R. Kevin Smith, P.E. (R. K. Smith Engineering Inc.)
Location: Illinois and Indiana
Areas of Expertise: R. Kevin Smith, P.E., D.F.E. is President of R. K. Smith Engineering Inc. since 1997, a mechanical engineering safety and design consulting firm. Kevin has consulted on over a thousand matters nationwide...
Karl R. Leinsing, MSME, PE (ATech Designs, Inc.)
Location: New Hampshire
Areas of Expertise: Karl R. Leinsing, MSME, PE, is the President of ATech Designs, Inc. His medical experience includes intravenous (IV) systems & disposables, hernia repair, endometrial ablation, cardiovascular systems,...
Claire K Sand (Packaging Technology and Research, LLC)
Location: Minnesota
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Claire Sand is a Global Packaging Leader with over 35 years of food science and packaging experience. She is the top expert in the field of food packaging and has received the Lifetime Achievement...
Robert E Holmer, PE, GE (H2 Engineers, Inc)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: • Engineer of Record for over 30,000 residential and 500 public swimming pool projects. • Performed over 100 Forensics Investigation of swimming pool construction defects/failures • 20 years expert...
Ryan Forensics, PLLC
Location: Arkansas
Areas of Expertise: Ryan Forensics division of Ryan Engineering, Inc. is a full-service firm that provides quality, value-adding, professional services at competitive rates. We are a team of professional engineers licensed...
Brett A Pond (Pond Industries LLC)
Location: Nebraska
Areas of Expertise: Brett has over 16 years of experience as a mechanical engineering and metallurgical consultant specializing in forensic metallurgy (failure analysis). He has a strong background in the rail industry,...
Grahme Fischer, P.E. (Technical Problem Solvers, Inc.)
Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: Motor Vehicle Accident Reconstruction and Forensic Engineering: Mr. Grahme Fischer has over 40 years of experience practicing various aspects of mechanical and forensic engineering. He has conducted...
Rustom S Kanga (Xiper Innovations, INC.)
Location: Georgia
Areas of Expertise: Rustom Kanga is the President and Founder of Xiper Innovations, Inc., a consulting firm established in 2004 offering R&D and Product Development services to other corporations. Dr. Kanga is a Research...
Jeffrey T Gotro (InnoCentrix, LLC)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Jeffrey Gotro is a polymers and plastics expert with 40 years' experience and provides polymer consulting, litigation support and expert witness services. Areas of Polymer/plastics Expertise: Specialty...
Consolidated Consultants
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Consolidated Consultants (CCc) continues to deliver high quality expert witness and medical expert witness referrals nationwide since 1995. CCc is the only referral service where you can view the full,...
Robson Forensic, Inc.
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Robson Forensic is a national leader in expert witness consulting, providing technical expertise across many fields within engineering, architecture, science, and a broad range of specialty disciplines. We...
Chris Scott (Material Answers LLC)
Location: Massachusetts
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Chris E. Scott is President of Material Answers LLC. He specializes in material structure, properties, and processing. His work emphasizes thermoplastics, thermosets, blends, composites, and multicomponent...
ForensisGroup, Inc. (The Expert of Experts)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: For over 30 years, ForensisGroup has provided the nation’s top law firms, businesses, insurance companies, government entities with highly qualified expert witnesses and consultants. Experts referred by...
Materials Engineering FAQs

What is a materials engineering expert witness?

A materials engineering expert witness is a professional who provides specialized knowledge in the investigation and analysis of materials, such as metals, ceramics, and polymers, to assist in legal matters.

What is the role of a materials engineering expert witness?

A materials engineering expert witness provides expert analysis and testimony on issues related to the performance and properties of materials.

How much can a person make as a materials engineering expert witness?

Materials engineering expert witnesses may earn somewhere between $200 and $450 per hour, or more based on the circumstances. The fee will be agreed upon between the retaining attorney and expert.

What are the qualifications of a materials engineering expert witness?

To serve as a materials engineering expert witness, an individual should have a degree in materials science, mechanical engineering, or a related field, experience in materials testing or failure analysis, and knowledge of industry standards and regulations.

For a case, how is evidence gathered by a materials engineering expert witness?

A materials engineering expert witness gathers evidence through various methods such as visual inspection, laboratory testing, and analysis of documents and reports related to the case.

What type of cases involve the testimony of a materials engineering expert witness?

Materials engineering expert witnesses are often called upon to provide testimony in cases involving product liability, construction defects, and failure analysis of materials in various industries such as aerospace, automotive, and manufacturing.