J.E.I. Metallurgical, Inc.

J.E.I. Metallurgical, Inc.

R. Craig Jerner, Ph.D., PE

5514 Harbor Town Drive Dallas, TX 75287

About the Expert

Dr. R. Craig Jerner, Ph.D., PE, specializes in accident investigation & metallurgical failure analysis with 46 years experience as a metallurgist, metallurgical engineering consultant, accident investigator and expert witness. He has testified in over 300 depositions & more than 80 court appearances and has investigated over 1600 accidents.

Areas of Expertise

  • Failure Analysis
  • Metallurgy
  • Products Liability

Expert's Profile

Dr. Craig Jerner has consulted in over 1500 failure and accident investigations.

As a metallurgist, metal engineer, metallurgical expert witness, a highly experienced failure analyst, and accident investigator, Dr. Jerner is uniquely qualified as a metallurgist to perform your failure analysis, product failure analysis, metallurgical failure analysis and to serve as a metallurgical expert witness or metal consultant or metallurgical engineer in product liability litigation and accident investigation and root cause determination.

His reputation for excellence is based upon many years of successful professional activities as a university professor of metallurgical engineering, assistant dean, research metallurgist, accident investigator, metal consulting engineer and metallurgical expert witness. His philosophy is to investigate, as thoroughly as possible, all metallurgical and accident evidence in order to develop the most probable accident or failure scenario consistent with available physical evidence and developed data/test results.

Dr. Jerner offers personal attention as a metallurgist, metallurgical expert, engineering and metallurgical consultant to his clients with around the clock and around the country availability.

Personal Achievements

Education

  • Ph.D., Metallurgy, University of Denver
  • Denver, Colorado
  • M.S., Metallurgical Engineering, Washington University
  • St. Louis, Missouri
  • B.S., Metallurgical Engineering, Washington University
  • St. Louis, Missouri

Licenses

  • Registered Professional Engineer, State of Oklahoma
  • Registered Professional Engineer, State of Texas

Organizations

  • American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical & Petroleum Engineers; Chairman
  • American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)
  • American Welding Society (AWS)
  • ASM International
  • National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE)
  • National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE)
  • Oklahoma Society of Professional Engineers (OSPE)
  • Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME)
  • Texas Society of Professional Engineers (TSPE)
  • Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society

Publications

  • “Corrosion of Polycrystalline Copper as a Function of Preferred Orientation”, M.S. Thesis,Washington University
  • “Thermionic Properties of Polycrystalline Zirconium, Beryllium and Selected Zirconium Beryllides”, Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Denver
  • “The Growth of Gadolinium Single Crystals”, M.S. Thesis, Tzay-Chen Shen, University of Oklahoma
  • “Thermionic Emission Characteristics of Polycrystalline Zirconium”, M.S. Thesis, J. W. Raper, University of Oklahoma
  • “The Effect of Firing Temperature on the Mechanical Properties of Steatite and Pyrophyllite”, M.S. Thesis, Joe B. Kersey, University of Oklahoma
  • “Auger Electron Spectroscopy of the Lanthanide Rare Earth Elements”, a Ph.D.Dissertation, Kenneth P. Maddox, University of Oklahoma

Percentage of time spent as expert

  • “Auger Electron Spectroscopy of the Lanthanide Rare Earth Elements”, a Ph.D.Dissertation, Kenneth P. Maddox, University of Oklahoma %

Number of expert assignments / year

  • “Auger Electron Spectroscopy of the Lanthanide Rare Earth Elements”, a Ph.D.Dissertation, Kenneth P. Maddox, University of Oklahoma

Listed in the Following States

J.E.I. Metallurgical, Inc. is listed with ExpertPages in the following jurisdictions: All US Regions and States, Canada (all Provinces).