Mingxi Zheng, MS, PE Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact this Expert Witness

  • Company: BEAR INC.
  • Phone: (510) 725-6006
  • Cell: (760) 670-7000
  • Website: www.bearinc.com

Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Products Liability and Mechanical Engineering

Keywords/Search Terms:

Accident Reconstruction, Failure Analysis, FMEA, Material Characterization and Testing, Material Properties, Metallurgy, Manufacturing, Aviation & Aerospace, 3D printing, Automotive, Slip Trip & Fall, Warnings & Labels, Oil and Gas, Product Development, Laboratories & Testing


BS Materials Science and Engineering, UC Berkeley; MS Materials Science and Engineering, UC Berkeley

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Additional Information

Mingxi is a Licensed Professional Mechanical Engineer in the state of California with expertise in materials development and mechanical engineering across a broad range of industries. With a specialty in metallurgy, fracture mechanics and failure analysis, she has experience in materials testing and process development in the aerospace and manufacturing industries, Prior to joining Berkeley Engineering And Research, Inc., she held engineering roles at SpaceX, Virgin Orbit, and Carbon 3D, where she worked on integrating Mil, ASTM, ISO, and NASA specifications into the product development process during transitions from R&D to production. In addition to knowledge of traditional materials and processing methods, she has developed characterization methods for additive manufacturing of metallic and polymeric materials. Her skills take a big picture approach, centering on the intersection of materials science and mechanical design, among other fields. Projects have included reusability and fatigue analysis on structural components of the Falcon 9 launch vehicle at SpaceX, manufacturing process development of novel textile materials, process optimization for Direct Energy Deposition (DED) additive manufacturing at Virgin Orbit, and design/failure analysis of heavy machinery, mechanical fixtures, battery technology, and consumer products. Contact Mingxi directly via: email: [email protected] phone: 510-725-6006