Contact Information

  • Company: BTG Composites, Inc.
  • Phone: 801 262 8307
  • Cell: 801 232 5407

Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Failure Analysis and Products Liability

Specialty Focus: Composite Materials, Plastic Materials, Composite Manufacturing, Composites Design & Analysis, Composites Test Methods, Impact Damage, Environmental Effects, Pressure Vessels, Adhesives/Joining Methods, Sports/Recreating Products, Structural Composites, Failure Criteria

Education: BS, Aero Engineering, Texas A & M University (1964); MS, Aeronautics, California Institute of Technology (1965); PhD Materials/Structures, Texas A & M University (1974)

Years in Practice: 19

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 6


Additional Information

Over 45 years technical experience with composites and plastic materials. Numerous technical publications (325+). Recognized international technology expert. Appointed to US Government, industry committees and professional society advisory boards. Experience in over 40 litigation and insurance cases. International Technical Director of SAMPE (Society for Advance of Material & Process Engineering).