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 Expert  108210

Expert in Design for Manufacturing

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Massachusetts (MA)
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness

Summary of Expertise: Listed with other top experts in: 
PRODUCT DESIGN FOR MANUFACTURE AND ASSEMBLY. A significant portion of Expert's time during the past 15 years has been devoted to performing sponsored research in the areas of design for assembly, design for injection molding, design for stamping, and design for die casting. He has brought the results of this research into the classroom and passed it onto students. His knowledge of these areas is best reflected in the many papers and books which he has authored or co-authored.

design for assembly


design for manufacturability


design for manufacture and assembly


injection mold design

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Boston, Massachusetts;  Worcester, Massachusetts;  Springfield, Massachusetts;  Bridgeport, Connecticut;  New Haven, Connecticut;  Hartford, Connecticut;  Stamford, Connecticut;  Waterbury, Connecticut;  Manchester, New Hampshire;  and Providence, Rhode Island.

Often requested
with this expert:

Plastic Injection Mold Design and Troubleshooting
Plastic Injection Molding
Injection Molding Design/ Process Specialist; Plastic...
Sheet Metal Fabricating, Stamping

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1965   PhD   Engineering Mechanics   Ohio State University  
1958   MAE   Aeronautical Engineering   Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute  
1957   BAE   Aeronautical Engineering   Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title  

1967 to


(Undisclosed University)



Professor Of Mechanical Engineering


1965 to 1967


Air Force Institute of Technology


Dayton, Ohio



1958 to 1965


U.S. Air Force



Systems Dynamics Analyst


Career Accomplishments:

The Automatic Assembly text book was selected by the Society of Manufacturing Engineering as 1981's most outstanding manufacturing text book.

Publications and Patents Summary

Expert's research publications include some 70 papers and four books including Automatic Assembly (with G. Boothroyd and L. Murch), 1981, and Feeding and Orienting Techniques for Small Parts (also with G. Boothroyd and L. Murch), 1978 and Engineering Design and Design for Manufacturing - A Structured Approach (with J.R. Dixon), 1995.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Fieldstone Publishing  
 - Research and Design Engineering  
 - Journal of Mechanical Design  
 - Journal of Engineering Design  

Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert in plastic molding processes and specifically injection molding of polycarbonate.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert witnesses in aircraft maintenance for case against aircraft manufacturer who also did retrofit.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Language Skills:
Expert speaks, reads, and writes Italian.


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