Nikhil K Kar, Ph.D., P.E. Expert Witness

Contact this Expert Witness

  • Company: Kars' Advanced Materials, Inc.
  • Phone: 714-527-7100

Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Metallurgy and Mechanical Engineering

Keywords/Search Terms:

Materials Science, Composite Materials, Fractography, Fractures, Weld Failures, Failure Analysis, Product, machinery, and equipment failures


Ph.D., University of Southern California; M.S., University of Southern California; B.S., University of California, Irvine

Years in Practice:


Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs:


Additional Information

Nikhil’s expertise is in fields of mechanical engineering, materials science, metallurgy, failure analysis, mechanical/materials behavior, laboratory testing, contamination analysis and equipment function to determine cause(s) of failure. He is involved in various consulting projects including implant failures, product failures, automotive component failures and patent infringement matters. When time permits, he teaches undergraduate and graduate courses for the Viterbi School of Engineering at the University of Southern California as an adjunct assistant professor of engineering practice. He has qualified as an expert witness in both State and Federal Court.