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. Mr. Quinn has received awards in the International Metallographic Contest and has conducted several presentations on metallurgical engineering and failure analysis subjects at universities, ASM meetings, and industry events; and is active in technical societies and committees.

Areas of Expertise

  • Failure Analysis
  • Metallurgy

Expert's Profile

Joseph Quinn, MS, PE, is a Registered Professional Engineer in Metallurgical Engineering 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 in products liability litigation, subrogation cases, insurance claims and industrial incidents.

Mr. Quinn provides metallurgical and materials consultation, expert witness testimony, and forensic failure analysis for civil litigation (with retentions by defendants and plaintiffs). He has received awards in the International Metallographic Contest; has conducted several presentations on metallurgical engineering and failure analysis subjects at universities, ASM meetings, and industry events; and is active in technical societies and committees.

His areas of expertise include products involved in water loss, fire & explosions, accidents, as well as other forensic investigations; and material failures due to abuse/misuse, application, design, environment, fabrication, installation, maintenance, manufacturing, and processing.


PRODUCT AREA FAILURE EXPERTISE:
• Automobile Components
• Aircraft / Aerospace Components
• Fasteners (bolts, rivets, threaded components)
• Pipelines and Process Piping
• Heavy Machinery / Equipment Failures
• CPVC Fire Sprinkler Pipe and Fittings
• 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).