Expert in Materials, Life Prediction, Failure Analysis, Special Manufacturing Processes, Gas Turbine Technology, Reciprocating Engine Technology, Coatings, Ceramic Matrix Composites, Polymer Matrix Composites
Expert ID: 738498 Missouri, USA
|Year: 1980||Degree: BS||Subject: Engineering Science & Mechanics Cum Laude||Institution: Pennsylvania State University|
|Years: 2019 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: VP of Engineering||Department: Engineering|
Responsibilities:VP and CTO of Engineering
|Years: 1988 to 2019||Employer: GE Aviation then GE Power||Title: Chief Consulting Engineer||Department: Engineering|
Responsibilities:Materials chief engineer for 20 years. Previously manager of the Mechanics of Materials and NonDestructive Analysis Group.
|Years: 1984 to 1988||Employer: Teledyne Continental Motors||Title: Senior R&D engineer||Department: Engineering|
Responsibilities:Developed, tested and qualified new compnents like connecting rods and valve trains. Automated engine testing to be unattended 24x7. Developed weld upgrade process for hydropneumatic suspension units that enabled production.
|Years: 1978 to 1984||Employer: Self employed as consultant||Title: President of DiMascio Technical Services||Department: Engineering|
Responsibilities:Measure residual stresses, calculate stress analysis, define weld repairs, NDE of Flight components.
|Years: 1979 to 1982||Agency: US Navy||Role: Consultant for residual stress analysis and metallurgy||Description: Measured residual stresses in ship propellors after repair and helped them determine why props from one supplier failed early when others lasted appropriate time.|
|Years||Country / Region||Summary|
|Years: 2004 to 2008||Country / Region: Germany||Summary: GE bought Wind energy from Enron and I fulfilled the role of Chief Engineer for that business while continuing my role as Materials Chief for Power.|
|Publications and Patents Summary|
|54 US patents assigned to GE.|
Fields of Expertise
residual stress measurement, engine stress analysis, aircraft engine failure analysis, superalloy, high-nickel alloy welding, stainless steel failure analysis, gas turbine engine, diesel engine, energy-efficient high-speed gas engine generator, natural gas engine, wind turbine design, aluminum casting failure analysis, cable failure analysis, boiling-water nuclear reactor, MRI, ceramic composite, glass fiber polymer composite, carbon fiber reinforced plastic, thermal spray coating material property, thermal spray coating material failure analysis