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The below expert witness bios represent a small fraction of those Minerals experts known by Cahn Litigation Services. These bios are provided to give attorneys a sense of the Minerals landscape.


Expert Witness #242473

This expert is an experienced expert in the field of specialty chemicals including, but not limited to, a variety of inorganic minerals and solid polymers. This expert has an extensive background and understanding of chemical reactions that occur at interfaces of solids and liquid-solid interfaces. This expert has many years of experience with the reactions of silane coupling agents with inorganic solids such as clays and silica, and is a published author on the flow behavior of polymers.

For many years, this expert has consulted for corporations involved in the development, optimization, patenting, marketing and quality control of new and existing products and processes.

This expert has served as a forensic expert witness in a multitude of disciplines including patent analysis/infringement, trade secret litigation, product & process issues, OSHA Regulations, Codes & Standards, physical chemistry and material properties. This expert has provided Federal and State depositions and courtroom testimony numerous times. This expert has been deposed in two intellectual property cases, both of which were successful for this expert's client. This expert has also consulted for medical device companies engaged in development of novel surgical techniques, and is a named inventor on 23 patents.


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Expert Witness #263524

This expert is an Associate Professor, Department of Metallurgical Engineering, working on the development and application of Titanium Boride materials for biomedical devices. This expert is familiar with the pink color of the alumina ceramic femoral heads; this expert became aware of this in the process of developing hip implant materials.

This expert is a member of the Materials Research Society, the American Society for Materials International, the Minerals, Metals & Materials Society, and American Ceramic Society. This expert is a Fellow of the American Society of Materials International, and received an award from the Minerals, Metals and Materials Society for notable contribution to metallurgical science. This expert holds a Ph.D. in Metallurgy & Engineering, and is a named inventor on three US Patents covering material inventions. This expert has been deposed in two cases, and has provided court testimony.


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Expert Witness #256094

This expert received B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Metallurgical Engineering. This expert is a Professor Emeritus, Department of Materials Science and Engineering. This expert is a member of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) and Fellow of five professional societies in materials engineering, mechanical engineering, and automotive engineering: TMS, ASM International, ASME, SAE, and AIME. This expert was a Staff Research Scientist where this expert specialized in sheet metal forming, including dies and tools, sheet metal properties, measurement of mechanical properties, at metal plasticity. This expert continued work in those areas and added in finite element modeling of metal forming operations, steel and aluminum properties and grades, springback, friction and wear, and fundamental properties related to those applied phenomena. This expert's research work and publications are approximately half in metallurgy/materials and half in mechanical engineering. This expert has taught courses, both graduate and undergraduate, on materials, material properties, mechanical testing, metal plasticity, and other related topics. This expert's group performs a variety of research related to large-strain deformation, dislocation mechanisms, forming, finite element modeling and new experimental methods. This expert is the author of more than 300 technical articles, 2 proceedings volumes, 2 combined proceedings and authored books, and 2 text books in these areas. This expert has presented over 100 international and invited papers, and has advised 24 masters theses and 29 doctoral dissertations. This expert serves as a consultant to industry with regard to mechanical and materials engineering, particularly regarding die forming, sheet materials, and their automotive applications.

This expert has extensive expert witness experience including report writing, over a dozen depositions and four occasions of courtroom testimony. This expert has specialized consulting in intellectual property litigation, but not exclusively. This expert's work is generally in metallurgical and/or mechanical engineering, including sheet metal forming, metal processing, welding equipment design, and automotive component design and manufacturing.


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