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As the Director of the Polymeric, Composite & Non-Metallic Materials practice, Mr. Shah oversees materials and analysis personnel and related work across offices of ESi.
Mr. Shah conducts and leads investigations on the performance of products made from plastics, composites, and elastomeric materials for use in diverse applications. He specializes in product failure analysis, material characterization testing, investigations on the appropriateness of the choice of materials for their intended application, evaluating the influence of processing parameters on product performance, and in evaluating product design. He has published his work in numerous technical journals and is a co-author of Fractography in Failure Analysis of Polymers book.
In his 20 years of experience, he has evaluated incidents related to product, systems, and component failures in plumbing, transportation, construction, electrical, oil and gas, chemical processing, medical, and consumer industry. His experience also includes investigating formulations of polymers in paints, coatings, adhesives, and in lubricants. He utilizes the study of interpretation of fracture surface features (Fractography), and principals of structure property relationship in polymers, to provide solutions to plastic product performance and service life issues. Mr. Shah has provided testimony in matters pending before both state and federal courts.
ESi's expertise spans dozens of industries and specializations organized across several practice groups, each staffed by dozens of in-house experts with the technical knowledge, hands-on expertise, and courtroom experience required to execute projects for and with our clients from start to finish.Contact Us