Gaurav Nagalia

Gaurav Nagalia, M.Sc.

Senior Staff Consultant

Mr. Nagalia is experienced in analysis of products manufactured from polymer, polymer composites, rubber, and ceramic materials.  He applies his knowledge in material chemistry, material characterization, chemical analysis, thermal analysis, and processing techniques to investigate products from various industries.  Mr. Nagalia's additional experience includes characterization of ceramic materials and processing methods of ceramic.  He also has experience developing, testing, and analyzing concrete based ceramic composites.


  • Failure Analysis of Products with Plastic to Metal Threaded Connections, Society of Plastics Engineers, ANTEC® 2021, May 2021
  • Wear Failures of Plastics, ASM Handbook, Volume 11B, Characterization and Failure Analysis, December 2020
  • Failure Analysis of Polymer Coating Systems, Society of Plastics Engineers, ANTEC® 2020: The Virtual Edition, March 2020
  • Compressive Strength and Microstructural Properties of Fly Ash-Based Geopolymer Ceramic Composite, Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, December 2016

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