FAI-2080 is a metallurgist for a laboratory in Southern California. He provides consultation to clients, including materials analysis, failure analysis, production problem solving, and forensic studies. His professional specialization include: damage tolerance life analysis and safe-life design; thermomechanical processing of materials; non-destructive testing and evaluation; structural materials; micro-mechanism of fracture; microstructure property relationship; fracture toughness; fractography; microstructural analysis; environment assisted cracking; hydrogen assisted stress cracking; hydrogen embrittlement; fracture of brittle solids; surface treatments of engineering components; and material selection and design.
Ph.D., metallurgy and metal processing, University of California at Los Angeles, CA
M.S., physical metallurgy, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, Michigan
B.S., engineering, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran