Angela Chakravarti-Shah Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

  • Phone: 936-827-8861
  • Cell: 936-827-8861
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Automotive Engineering and Manufacturing

Specialty Focus: Quality, Root Cause Analysis, Valves, Design, Engineering, Castings/Forgings, Welding, Quality Systems/ISO9001, Plastics, Toyota, Lean Manufacturing, CE/PED, CRN

Education: BASc Chemical Engineering, University of Waterloo

Years in Practice: 19

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 1


Additional Information

Angela Shah has 19 years of experience in various manufacturing industries (stamping, welding, automotive assembly and parts, plastics/molding, castings/forgings, paint, and valves). She has been involved in Quality, Design, Supply Chain, Operations, New Product and Process Development, Safety/Ergonomics, and Process Engineering. She has over 12 years of automotive experience in Quality at Toyota Motor Manufacturing where she managed the launch of the Lexus RX 350 (the first Lexus made outside of Japan) from design concept to mass production. She has had success in accurate root cause analysis (design vs manufacturing) product/vehicle failures. The vehicle won JD Power Platinum award for quality within a year of mass production. She continued to practice TPS principles for successful root cause analysis of product failures in other industries (including manufacturing in China, India, Low Cost Countries).