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 Expert  724661

Expert in Steel Applications using Engineered Alloys with Heat Treatment and Welding Knowledge

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Oregon (OR)
Education Work History Career Accomplishments Consulting Services Expert Witness Market Research

Summary of Expertise:

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Most of his metallurgical practice and experience since 1985 has been with steel and other iron based metal products. His limited exposure to other metal products such as aluminum and titanium, etc, would be sufficient to provide basic information about characteristics and other general information. His ferrous metallurgy experience includes many hours of laboratory evaluation of steel products, ranging from very mild structural steels to fully hardened tool steel. Many more hours have been spent in consultation with engineering staff from all facets of manufacturing who generally require application assistance to "match up" the correct steel with a particular application.

ferrous metallurgy

Correct steel selection is of primary concern in the design phase of any engineered product. Steel is one of the most versatile materials known to man, and as such, a huge variety of grades and conditions are available to engineers and manufacturers. The proper selection of a steel or cast iron grade will help ensure the success of an otherwise well engineered product. He works with engineering staff daily and am able to consult on many steel topics, including welding and heat treatment.

metal material selection

Steel is the primary building block of the industrialized world. The proper application of steel is of paramount importance as energy prices continue to drive durable goods prices higher and higher. He specializes in steel application assistance, including the "real world" knowledge of what grades are truly available in the marketplace.


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Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Portland, Oregon;  Salem, Oregon;  Gresham, Oregon;  Beaverton, Oregon;  Hillsboro, Oregon;  Tacoma, Washington;  Vancouver, Washington;  and Lakewood, Washington.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1981   BS   Mechanical Engineering   Oregon State University  
1995   Masters of Material Science   Metallurgy   Oregon Graduate Institute  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1995 to




Technical support group




Expert is responsible for all levels of technical assistance to the customers regarding the steel materials sold by PMTSCO.

1985 to







Expert was responsible for supporting all factions of the organization with technical support in the pussuit of building lift trucks.

1981 to 1985


Puget Sound Naval Shipyard



Shift Test Engineer


Expert was a civilian contractor with the department of Navy to assist in the overhaul testing of nuclear propulsion systems on-board Navy nuclear submarines.

Career Accomplishments:


Professional Appointments

MSCI Oregon Chapter board member.

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
1981 to 1985   Dept. of Navy   Shift Test Engineer   He was working on board nuclear subs to perform testing on overhauled nuclear systems.

Consulting Services:
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Expert Witness:
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert in Crucible Steel Co., Harrison, New Jersey.
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.

Market Research:
Time and experience in the region provide some understanding of the industry.

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:

Train students and professional groups in the basics of metallurgy using ASM developed curriculum.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Utilize Internet search engines to find materials for customers.


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