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Peter Petrovsky PE, ME, CE, IE, A B HAZ & C-12 MULTI-DISCIPLINED ENGINEER & CONTRACTOR (Diversified - lppetrovsky@gmail.com)
Peter Petrovsky, PE, earned registrations as Professional Engineer in Civil Engineering, as well as, in Mechanical Engineering. Additionally, he earned licenses as a General Engineering Contractor, General Building Contractor, and Earthwork and Paving... Learn More ›

Robert Wanat, PhD (Innov8 Chem LLC (Innov8chem.com))
Award-winning Cornell PhD chemist Dr. Wanat has over 30 years of experience in the chemical industry. With 10 personal US patents and leadership in the granting of over 20 additional patents, he is a leading expert in research and development, intellectual... Learn More ›

Luke Elrath (AFI Forensic)
Luke Elrath has worked as a product manager for large and small bicycle manufacturers, raced competitively on the road, in the velodrome and on trails, and travels daily by bike on urban roadways. In addition to designing bikes and ebikes as a product... Learn More ›
William E.J. Martin, A.I.A., NCARB (Robson Forensic Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Will investigates cases involving construction disputes and defects, workplace and construction site safety, premises safety, and architectural professional practice. He has more than thirty years experience...
Anthony Fenton, AIA, RRC, REWC, ASCA-C, CXLT (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Architecture, Construction and Premises Safety Expert Anthony Fenton, AIA, RRC, REWC, is a registered architect who conducts forensic casework throughout the Midwest. He is registered in IL, IN, IA,...
James Derby (Robson Forensic)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: James Derby Ceramic Scientist & Failure Analysis Expert James Derby is a ceramic materials scientist with extensive experience in tribology and failure analysis. James has extensive experience in processing...
Ian M. Zeller, Ph.D., ACTAR (Quality Forensic Engineering, LLC)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Zeller is an accomplished engineer with more than 10 years of experience in biomechanics and computational dynamics fields. He has investigated hundreds of cases ranging from motor vehicle accidents,...
Ronald D Schaible, CIH, CSP, CPE (Robson Forensic Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Ron Schaible, CIH, CSP, P.E. is Certified in the Comprehensive Practice of Industrial Hygiene (CIH), Certified Safety Professional (CSP), a Registered Professional Engineer #36714-Safety (Massachusetts),...
Daryl Ebersole, P.E. (Robson Forensic Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Daryl L. Ebersole, PE, is a licensed Professional Engineer in more than 10 states. He has also testified at trial in approximately 10 states. He is a proven investigator of electrical causes of fires,...
Dawn DiMarco (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Dawn DiMarco is a practicing metallurgist with over 27 years of experience in failure analysis and accident investigation. Ms. DiMarco provides metallurgical investigations, analysis, reports and testimony...
Catherine Peterman AIA, NCARB (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Architecture, Construction and Premises Safety Expert Catherine Peterman, AIA, NCARB, is a licensed architect whose previous clients include government agencies, private corporations, and retail companies....
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...
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...
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...
Patrick Finn, AIA, NCARB (Robson Forensic Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Patrick Finn is a Registered Architect with over 35 years of professional experience throughout the New England region. His background covers the complete lifecycle of properties, from initial concept...
Materials FAQs

What is a materials expert witness?

A materials expert witness is a person who has extensive knowledge and experience in the field of materials science. A materials expert witness may also have experience in material testing, material selection, and materials safety.

What is the role of a materials expert witness?

An expert witness in materials plays a role in providing testimony on materials-related issues in legal proceedings.

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

Materials expert witnesses usually earn in a range from $150-$400 per hour, and sometime more, depending on whether it is for testimony or investigation.

What are the qualifications of a materials expert witness?

Materials expert witnesses should possess knowledge in material science, product design, and safety regulations.

In legal proceedings, how is evidence gathered by a materials expert witness?

A materials expert witness gathers evidence through various methods such as visual inspection, testing, and analysis of materials. They may also consult with other experts and review relevant documents to support their findings.

In what type of cases might expert testimony be heard from a materials expert witness?

Expert testimony from a materials expert witness may be heard in cases involving product liability, construction defects, patent infringement, and forensic investigations related to materials analysis and failure analysis.