Contact this Expert Witness
- Company: Kars' Advanced Materials, Inc.
- Phone: 714-527-7100
- Website: www.karslab.com
Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness
General Specialties:Metallurgy and Mechanical Engineering
Specialty Focus:Materials Science, Composite Materials, Fractography, Fractures, Weld Failures, Failure Analysis, Product, machinery, and equipment failures
Education:Ph.D., University of Southern California; M.S., University of Southern California; B.S., University of California, Irvine
Years in Practice:10
Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs:7
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.