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

Expert ID: 724958 California, USA

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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 - Chula Vista, California

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Education

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

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2006 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering Department: Mechanical Engineering Responsibilities:
Years: 2005 to 2006 Employer: San Diego State University Title: Professor Department: Mechanical Engineering Responsibilities:
Years: 2001 to 2005 Employer: San Diego State University Title: Associate Professor Department: Mechanical Engineering Responsibilities:
Years: 1998 to 2001 Employer: San Diego State University Title: Assistant Professor Department: Mechanical Engineering Responsibilities:
Years: 1995 to 1998 Employer: University of California, San Diego Title: Research Fellow Department: Institute for Mechanics and Materials Responsibilities:
Years: 1994 to 1995 Employer: Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium Title: Research Fellow Department: Materials and Metallurgy Responsibilities:
Years: 1992 to 1994 Employer: Max-Planck Institute for Metal Research, Stuttgart, Germany Title: Humboldt Fellow Department: Powder Metallurgy Laboratorium Responsibilities:
Years: 1985 to 1992 Employer: Ukraine National Academy of Sciences Title: Leading Research Associate Department: Frantsevich Institute of Materials Science Responsibilities:

Government Experience

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

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 and Patents Summary
More than 180 scientific publications, 2 patents

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Experience in litigation (as expert witness) including lawyers consulting, deposition and trial appearance.
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)
Marketing Experience
Expert in materials engineering with emphasis on powder technologies.

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
Russian
Ukrainian
German

Fields of Expertise

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