Welding Expert Witnesses

Welding expert witnesses and consultants listed here may be able to form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, provide expert witness testimony at deposition and/or trial as or serve as consulting (non-testifying) experts on welding. The welding expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Failure Analysis, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgy, and Safety.

Jesse A Grantham, PhD, PE Welding & Joining Management Group

Frederick, Colorado
Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgy - Welding, Welding Metallurgy, Welding Safety, Welding Procedures, Welding Code Compliance, Welding Contract Compliance, Welds Mechanical Testing, Welds Nondestructive Testing
Dr. Jesse A Grantham is a professional engineer in Colorado, Nebraska, Texas, Wyoming, Washington and available by Comity in others. He has a PhD in engineering from The Ohio State University, and MS in Welding Engineering from OSU, and MBA from the University of Southwestern Louisiana and a BS in Industrial Engineering & Management from Oklahoma State University. He is a recognized Forensic Welding Expert, a Fellow of the NAFE, affiliate of NSPE. Owner and Principal Investigator at Welding & Joining Management Group, an independent metals/weld testing laboratory. Specializes in welding code consulting and contract compliance, welding process, weld inspection, forensic investigations of weld regions, failure analysis of weld regions, welding metallurgy, underwater welding, welding inspection and testing for onshore oil, gas and mining industry and offshore equipment in marine environments. He is currently registered as an American Welding Society Inspector, Educator and Radiogra...

D.R. Foster, PhD, PE Expert Welding Engineering and Inspection

Swedesboro, New Jersey
Failure Analysis, Safety - Welding Engineering, Weld Failures, Welding Design, Industrial Safety, 3D Printing of Metals, Welding, Welding Safety, Inspection, Welding Metallurgy, Welding Defects, Torch cutting, Forensics, Codes Compliance, Non-Destructive Testing, Manufacturing, Marine, Navy, Aerospace, Military, ASME, AWS
Dr. D.R. Foster is the Principal Engineer at Expert Welding Engineering and Inspection, where he focuses on welding engineering consulting, inspection, and the training of engineers and technicians. Dr. Foster is an expert in regard to the design, manufacture, testing, and safety associated with welded structures. In addition to Dr. Foster’s significant experience in the field of welding engineering in both academia and industry, Dr. Foster possesses a BS, MS, and PhD in Welding Engineering. Strongly dedicated to his craft, Dr. Foster has earned multiple certifications related to fields of welding engineering and inspection. These certifications include Certified Welder (CW), Certified Welding Inspector (CWI), Certified Welding Supervisor (CWS), Certified NDT Level III Inspector (NDT III) and Licensed Professional Engineer (PE), all of which have prepared Dr. Foster exceptionally well to properly analyze failures and other welding problems that are the subject of litigation. Dr. F...

Barry Formisano Formisano & Associates, Inc.

Gardiner, New York
Failure Analysis, Metallurgy - Weld Failures, Welding Safety, Welding Processes, Weld Inspection and testing, Weld Engineering, Weld Metallurgy, Brazing and soldering, Manufacturing Weld Defects, Weld Structural Fabrication, Pipeline Weld Failures, Welding Codes Compliance, Construction Weld Failures, Welding Consulting
I have been an independent welding consultant since 1992, with 30+ years experience in the welding industry involving research and development and industrial applications of welding procedure qualifications of record, welding procedure specifications, welding fabrication, welder performance qualifications, nondestructive and destructive inspection and testing of welds, and weld failure analysis. As a consulting and testifying expert witness I have been qualified by Courts in several states; and have been retained by both plaintiffs and defendants for lawsuits involving product liability, manufacturing defects, personal injury and code compliance. I hold degrees in Welding Technology, Mathematics and Science; in addition to college level teaching credentials in the field of welding. Previous employment includes positions with the United States Department of Energy (DOE) and the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Laboratory; these positions required a high level security "Q" clearance. I ha...