Joseph Quinn, M.S., P.E.

Joseph Quinn, M.S., P.E.

Principal Materials Consultant

935 Main St. Suite 106 Los Angeles, CA 90245

About the Expert

Joseph Quinn, MS, PE, is a Forensic Metallurgist and Metallurgical Engineering consultant. Mr. Quinn is a Registered Professional Engineer in 5 states and has provided over 1,000 Failure Analysis investigations on metallic and non-metallic (glass, plastic, rubber, and composite) materials or products. Mr. Quinn provides metallurgical and materials consultation, expert witness testimony, and forensic failure analysis for civil litigation (with retention by defendants and plaintiffs), insurance claims, and industrial failures. He has received awards in the International Metallographic Contest and has conducted numerous presentations on metallurgical engineering and failure analysis subjects at universities, ASM meetings, and industry events.

Areas of Expertise

  • Failure Analysis
  • Metallurgy

Expert's Profile

Joseph Quinn, MS, PE, is a Forensic Metallurgist and Metallurgical Engineering consultant. Mr. Quinn is a Registered Professional Engineer in 5 states and has provided over 1,000 Failure Analysis investigations on metallic and non-metallic (glass, plastic, rubber, and composite) materials or products.

Mr. Quinn provides metallurgical and materials consultation, expert witness testimony, and forensic failure analysis for civil litigation (with retention by defendants and plaintiffs), insurance claims, and industrial failures. He has received awards in the International Metallographic Contest and has conducted numerous presentations on metallurgical engineering and failure analysis subjects at universities, ASM meetings, and industry events.

PRODUCT AREA FAILURE EXPERTISE:
• Automobile Components
• Aircraft / Aerospace Components
• CPVC Pipe
• Fasteners (bolts, rivets, threaded components)
• Pipelines and Process Piping
• Heavy Machinery / Equipment Failures
• Electrical Connectors & Devices
• Mechanical Components
• Construction Materials
• Switch Failures (power steering, ignition, sensors)
• Plumbing Pipes / Valve Leaks
• Handheld Tools / Devices
• Consumer Products
• Household Appliances

TECHNICAL EXPERTISE:
• Failure Mechanisms
• Fracture Surface Characterization
• Corrosion / Environmental Degradation
• Mechanical Behavior of Materials
• Materials Manufacturing / Processing
• Metallurgical / Materials Properties
• Physical Metallurgy
• Advanced Analytical Characterization

Personal Achievements

Education

  • Awarded Outstanding Graduate
  • Named to Presidents List
  • Graduated with Distinction
  • High Honors

Licenses

  • Registered Professional Engineer in Metallurgical Engineering in 5 states: CA No. MT 1979; PA No. PE 086253; UT No. 10457107-2202; NV No. 024957; AZ No. 65452

Organizations

  • Awards in the International Metallographic Contest

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Listed in the Following States

Joseph Quinn, M.S., P.E. is listed with ExpertPages in the following jurisdictions: All US Regions and States, Canada (all Provinces).