MET-1515 is a research professor, graduate advisor, and Director of Materials Engineering at a Southern California university, where he has won several teaching awards. His recent research and engineering projects have focused on the study of fracture mechanics and fatigue, analysis of manufacturing systems, and development of ceramic composites for burners and for mechanical heart and tissue valves. He has been a consultant for many public and private entities, including Magic Mountain, IBM, Subaru, Winthrop Pharmaceuticals, Sutter Biomedical, and the Medical Carbon Research Institute.
Ph.D., Metallurgical Engineering and Materials Science, Carnegie Mellon University
M.S., Metallurgical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University
B.S., Metallurgical Engineering, University of Wisconsin