Expert in Materials Engineering, Metallurgy, Failure Analysis, Materials Selection, and Materials Design
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, processing, and environment. He was as an expert witness on materials failure analysis and fracture of products in several litigation cases and court testimonies.
• Materials Failure Analysis, Corrosion Failures, Welding Metallurgy, and Materials Selection/Design.
• Fracture Mechanics, Fatigue, Creep, and Corrosion Risk Assessments.
• Manufacturing Processes (Forging, Rolling, Welding, Casting, Machining, Forming)
• Fatigue Cracks and Stress Raiser Analysis, Impact Failures, Torsion Analysis, Failure Prevention, and Engineering Solutions.
• Materials Specifications and Characterization.
Fatigue Failures, Galvanic Corrosion Stress Corrosion Cracking, Fracture characterization, Materials Selection for Aerospace Parts
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 - Richardson, Texas
|Year: 1980||Degree: PhD||Subject: Materials Engineering and Metallurgy||Institution: University of Birmingham, UK|
|Year: 1973||Degree: Master of Engineering||Subject: Metallurgical Engineering||Institution: University of Tehran|
|Years: 2010 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title:||Department: Department of Mechanical and Energy Engineering||Responsibilities:|
|Years: 2000 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: Professor||Department: Engineering Technology||Responsibilities: Teaching, Research, and Consulting.|
|Years: 1987 to 2000||Employer: Southern University and A&M College||Title: Professor||Department: Mechanical Engineering||Responsibilities: Teaching, Research, and Consulting.|
|Years: 1982 to 1984||Employer: IRITEC Company||Title: Project Director||Department: Plant Process Design Division||Responsibilities:|
|Years: 1980 to 1982||Employer: Rolling Mill and Steel Production Company||Title: Technical Director||Department:||Responsibilities:|
|Years||Country / Region||Summary|
|Years: 1980 to 1982||Country / Region: Iran||Summary: Technical Director for Steel Casting and Rolling Mill Company.|
|Years: 1982 to 1984||Country / Region: Iran||Summary: Project Manager in an engineering consulting frim|
|Associations / Societies|
|Licenses / Certifications|
|P.E. State of Texas|
|Key Reader for Metallurgical and Materials Transactions
Reviewer for Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering
|Awards / Recognition|
|AWARDS AND HONORS AND OTHER PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION
• “Outstanding Service Award.” UNT Department of Mechanical Engineering
• “Best Paper Award,” ASME-Petroleum Division Conference
• Research Professorship Award
• Chancellor’s Renaissance Award
|Publications and Patents Summary|
Research and technical reports- 12
Research, educational, and equipment awards, proposals, and grants- 19
Workshops participation- 16
Professional presentations and posters- 26
|Expert Witness Experience|
|He has testified as expert witness in a state court and arbitration and deposition in several materials failure and fracture cases.
Consulting and Professional Services (1984-present):
1. Consulting and Expert Witness, Several failure analysis cases in the area of defects in materials, corrosion (galvanic and SCC), materials selection, and manufacturing processes.
2. Exova, Consulting, Welding Failure Analysis, Materials Selection, and Fracture Mechanics.
3. Zodiac Seat US (Zodiac Aerospace), Gainesville, Texas, on Al-Li alloys and stainless steel.
4. ABET, Baltimore, Maryland, Engineering and Technology Education Accreditation Evaluator (PEV) and ETAC Commissioner.
5. OK, International Inc., Garden Grove, California, on application of magnetic materials.
6. Lockheed Martin Manned Space Systems, New Orleans, Louisiana, on Al-Li alloys.
7. IMEX/S.E.A. Diamond Tools USA, Inc., Elberton, Georgia, on superabrasive diamond processing and performance.
8. Kollmorgen Corporation, Multiwire Division, New York, on multiwire manufacturing.
9. Pacific Northwest Laboratory, Richland, Washington, on facture toughness of zircaloy.
10. Adjunct Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department, LSU, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
11. Adjunct Professor, Hofstra University, Department of Physics, Hempstead, New York.
12. Key Reader, (Member of the Board of Editorial Review): Metallurgical and Materials Transactions, ASM and TMS Publications.
13. Reviewer for the following Journals, Journal of Materials Research (MRS), Journal of Advanced Materials, ASEE and ASME annual conferences.
14. Summer 1988 and 1989, Fellowship, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (Martin Marietta Energy Systems, Inc.).
|Training / Seminars|
|He has developed materials engineering courses in undergraduate and graduate levels and seminars.|
|He has deep insight in engineering research and education and new trends and direction for future work force development.|
|Other Relevant Experience|
|Expert has analytical and experimental skill in materials characterization for engineering applications. He is a Registered Professional Engineer in Texas.|
|Persian/Farsi||Reading, writing and speaking.|