Principal Staff Scientist
Specializations: Causation and contributing factor determination in accident and failure issues. Specific projects have included material evaluation for composition, corrosion, heat deflection, and failure mode. Expertise in organic synthesis of monomers and polymers for low index refractive studies. Knowledge of mechanical properties, corrosion, and material failures. AEGI laboratory director and technician specialized in the operation and implementation of analytical techniques using Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM), Energy Dispersive X-Ray spectroscopy (EDS), Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR), Gas Chromatography (GC), Metallurgical materials sample preparation and custom experimental testing.
Background: B. S. Biological Sciences: Concentration in Chemistry, Florida State University 2011.