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 Expert  726363

Expert in Materials Engineering, Metallurgy, Failure Analysis, Materials Selection, and Materials Design

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Texas (TX)
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness Market Research

Summary of Expertise:

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Expert has a Ph.D in Industrial Metallurgy and Metallurgical and Materials Engineering -- specifically, in mechanical behavior of metals and alloys -- from the University of Birmingham, England.

His research interests include mechanical behavior of materials-microstructure-deformation processing relations, mechanical properties of materials in small scales, and the study of nanocrystalline and thin films for structural applications in advanced microsystems. His expertise is subfields of failure analysis of materials, fracture characterization, and materials surface behavior in relation to microstructure and processing. He was as an expert witness on materials failure analysis and fracture of products in several litigation cases and court testimonies.


fracture analysis


stress corrosion cracking


corrosion failure analysis


metallurgical engineering


mechanical metallurgy


forensic materials failure analysis

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Dallas, Texas;  Fort Worth, Texas;  Arlington, Texas;  Plano, Texas;  Garland, Texas;  Irving, Texas;  Grand Prairie, Texas;  Mesquite, Texas;  Carrollton, Texas;  and Richardson, Texas.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1980   PhD   Materials Engineering and Metallurgy   University of Birmingham, UK  
1973   Master of Engineering   Metallurgical Engineering   University of Tehran   First Class

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2000 to


(Undisclosed University)


Engineering Technology




Teaching, Research, and Consulting.

1987 to 2000


Southern University and A&M College


Mechanical Engineering




Teaching, Research, and Consulting.

Career Accomplishments:



P.E. State of Texas

Professional Appointments

Key Reader for Metallurgical and Materials Transactions


Research Professorship Award and Chancellor's Renaissance Award

Publications and Patents Summary

He has 65 refereed publications.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Journal of failure Analysis and Prevention  

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Fatigue Faliure of Load Bearing Wheel Studs
  • Galvanic Corrosion of a Water Copper Water Pipe
  • Stress Corrosion Cracking of Heat Recovery Unites
  • Fracture of a Hydraulic Bend Tube
  • Materials Selection for Aerospace Parts
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:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
He has testified as expert witness in a state court and arbitration and deposition in several materials failure and fracture cases.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert in and plane blade manufacture for litigation.
  • Expert in metallurgy analysis Dallas Texas for consulting on Boiler Inside piping heavy build up of what appears to be Rust.
  • Expert for consulting on assessment of metal wire formation and properties.
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.

International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
1980 to 1982   Iran   Technical Director for Steel Casting and Rolling Mill Company.
1982 to 1984   Iran   Project Manager in an engineering consulting frim

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
Persian/Farsi   Reading, writing and speaking.

Market Research:
He has deep insight in engineering research and education and new trends and direction for future work force development.

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:

He has developed materials engineering courses in undergraduate and graduate levels and seminars.

Other Skills and Services

Expert has analytical and experimental skill in materials characterization for engineering applications. He is a Registered Professional Engineer in Texas.


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