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 Expert  724958

Expert in Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science, Powder Metallurgy, Manufacturing, Machine Design


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

California (CA)
USA
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Summary of Expertise:

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Expert has extensive experience in applied mechanics, including the solution of scientific and engineering problems. He has developed a number of applied-mechanics based models of materials processing; has taught various undergraduate and graduate classes involving concepts of applied mechanics.
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applied mechanics

The expert is an internationally recognized specialist in powder processing. He has published numerous scientific articles on the fundamental concepts of cold and hot isostatic pressing.
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ceramic hot isostatic pressing

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hot isostatic pressing

The expert is internationally known in the area of powder processing, including ceramic, metal, and glass powder processing. He is the Director of the Powder Technology Laboratory and has numerous publications on the subject.
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ceramic powder processing

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ceramic processing

The expert is one of the world leading specialists in sintering. He is the author of the continuum theory of sintering, which enables the prediction of sintering-imposed shape distortions and density distributions. He has published numerous scientific papers on the fundamentals of sintering processes.
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ceramic sintering

The expert has in-depth knowledge of fracture mechanics. He has published scientific papers developing fracture mechanics concepts. He has taught a number of undergraduate and graduate classes involving fracture mechanics.
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fracture mechanics

The expert has extensive research, industrial, and technical consulting experience in machine design. He has taught undergraduate classes on advanced machine design, engineering design: mechanical components, etc. He has in-depth knowledge of machine tooling.
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machine design

The expert is the Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering. He is a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
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mechanical engineering

The expert is an internationally recognized specialist in powder metallurgy. He has published numerous scientific papers on the fundamental aspects of sintering, pressing, electro-deposition of powder materials, powder atomization, and characterization of powder-based materials.
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powder metallurgy


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Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Los Angeles, California;  San Diego, California;  Long Beach, California;  Santa Ana, California;  Anaheim, California;  Riverside, California;  Glendale, California;  Huntington Beach, California;  San Bernardino, California;  and Chula Vista, California.

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1998   Post-Doctorate   Mechanics of Materials   University of California, San Diego  
1994   Post-Doctorate   Powder Metallurgy   Max-Planck Institute for Metal Research, Stuttgart, Germany  
1990   PhD   Materials Engineering   Ukraine National Academy of Sciences  
1986   MS/BS   Applied Mathematics   Kiev State University   1st Rank - Valedictorian
1985   MS/BS   Mechanical Engineering   Kiev Institute of Technology   1st Rank - Valedictorian

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title  

2006 to

 

(Undisclosed University)

 

Mechanical Engineering

 

Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering

 

2005 to 2006

 

(Undisclosed University)

 

Mechanical Engineering

 

Professor

 

2001 to 2005

 

(Undisclosed University)

 

Mechanical Engineering

 

Associate Professor

 

1998 to 2001

 

(Undisclosed University)

 

Mechanical Engineering

 

Assistant Professor

 

1995 to 1998

 

University of California, San Diego

 

Institute for Mechanics and Materials

 

Research Fellow

 

1994 to 1995

 

Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium

 

Materials and Metallurgy

 

Research Fellow

 

1992 to 1994

 

Max-Planck Institute for Metal Research, Stuttgart, Germany

 

Powder Metallurgy Laboratorium

 

Humboldt Fellow

 

1985 to 1992

 

Ukraine National Academy of Sciences

 

Frantsevich Institute of Materials Science

 

Leading Research Associate

 

Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

• American Society of Mechanical Engineers (Fellow) • International Institute for Science of Sintering (Fellow) • American Ceramic Society • American Powder Metallurgy Institute • The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society • American Society of Engineering Education • Materials Research Society • International Microelectronics and Packaging Society (IMAPS)

Professional Appointments

• Director, Joint SDSU-UCSD Doctoral Program in Engineering Sciences • Associate Director, SDSU Computational Sciences Center • Director of SDSU Powder Technology Laboratory • Editorial Board: Science of Sintering • Editorial Board: Powder Metallurgy and Metal Ceramics • Editorial Board: Korean Journal of Materials Science

Awards/Recognition

• Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2008 • Albert W. Johnson Distinguished Lectureship Award, 2006 • NSF Young Investigator (Career) Award: 2000-2005 • Alexander-von-Humboldt Fellow, Germany: 1992-present • SDSU President's Top 25 Honor: 2005 • Fellow of the International Institute for Science of Sintering: 2002 • TRW Excellence in Teaching Award: 2000 • Invited Professorship of the University of Metz, France: 1999,2001,2002,2004,2005,2006 • Corresponding Member of the International Institute for Science of Sintering: 1998 • NSF IMM Award: 1995-1998 • Invited Fellow of the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium: 1994-1995, 2006, 2007 • Listed in "Who is Who" and "Who is Who in Engineering"


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

More than 180 scientific publications, 2 patents


Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role  
1999 to   National Science Foundation   Reviewer/Panelist  
2002 to 2006   Civil Research Development Foundation   Reviewer  
1999 to 2003   Department of Energy - Sandia National Laboratories   Consultant  

Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert in powder metallurgy in California for consulting on powder metallurgy and gold.
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Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Experience in litigation (as expert witness) including lawyers consulting, deposition and trial appearance.
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:
Foreign Language  
Russian  
Ukrainian  
German  

Market Research:
Expert in materials engineering with emphasis on powder technologies.

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:
Training/Seminars

Developed/taught the following courses • Mechanics of Sintering (grd) • Mechanical Behavior of Materials (grd) • Simulation of Engineering Systems (ugrd) • Advanced Machine Design (ugrd) • Introduction to Materials Science (ugrd) • Engineering Design: Mechanical Components (ugrd) • Mechanics of Vibrations (ugrd) • Advanced Machine Design (ugrd) • Advanced Manufacturing Processes (ugrd) • Mechanical Behavior of Materials (ugrd) • Elements of Materials Science (ugrd) • Mechanics of Solids I (ugrd)


 

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