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 Expert  725234

Expert in Wear and Corrosion of Materials, especially those used in Nuclear Power Plants

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

California (CA)
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness Market Research

Summary of Expertise:

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He has developed wear- and corrosion-control technologies that have assisted the nuclear industry in reducing radiation exposure to personnel working in commercial nuclear power plants.

He is interested in developing new technologies that can assist the biomedical community in providing improved materials for prosthetic devices.


radiation corrosion

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Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: San Jose, California;  San Francisco, California;  Sacramento, California;  Oakland, California;  Stockton, California;  Fremont, California;  Modesto, California;  Salinas, California;  Santa Rosa, California;  and Hayward, California.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1960   Bachelor of Engineering   Metallurgical Engineering   New York University  
1963   Master of Engineering   Metallurgy   Yale University  
1966   Doctor of Engineering   Metallurgy   Yale University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1974 to 2002


Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)


Nuclear Power Division


Project Manager


He manages projects that address wear and corrosion of materials used in nuclear power plants. He organizes and delivers technical presentations to diverse audiences.

1968 to 1974


Bechtel/Bettis Atomic Power Laboratory


Nuclear Power


Nuclear Fuel Engineer


He develops models to account for the growth of nuclear fuel under service conditions and develops plans for testing of advanced nuclear fuels.

Career Accomplishments:

He is a member of ASM International and TMS (the Materials Society).


He is a member of Tau Beta Pi, Alpha Sigma Mu, and Sigma Xi. He received the American Nuclear Society/Materials Science and Technology Division Literary Award for a Review Paper (1981), an I-R 100 Award (1987), and the Special Achievement Award of the Materials Science and Technology Division of the American Nuclear Society (1996).

Publications and Patents Summary

He has 55 publications and holds 3 patents.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Nuclear Technology  
 - Wear  
 - Metallurgical Transactions  
 - Colloids and Surfaces  
 - British Nuclear Energy Society  

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • He consulted for the Browns Ferry Nuclear Power Plant providing expertise to help them minimize cobalt-containing sources when the plant restarted.
  • He consulted for Diversified Technologies Inc. to assist them in identifying the factors responsible for the failure of the stainless steel housing in equipment that is used to process low level nuclear waste.
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Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
He served as an expert witness in a case that addressed the corrosion-related factors responsible for the failure of equipment.
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:
He is aware of recent developments in controlling corrosion that has broad application in nuclear plants and also in the biomedical 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:
Other Skills and Services

He is a strong technical writer and would consider assignments relating to editing of technical reports.


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