Ramesh  J. Kar

Ramesh J. Kar, Ph.D., P.E., FASM

Senior Managing Consultant

Regional Operations Manager

Dr. Ramesh Kar’s consulting experience spans areas of failure analysis, materials selection, product liability, and development. He has been a principal investigator in over 3000 failure investigations including turbine/heat exchanger failures, glass failures, metal, wood, and plastic chair failures, composite poles, ski boots, chains, seatbelts, ladder failures; ladder cases, automotive & airplane component failures, ABS piping/construction defect cases. He has provided testimony in over 500 civil and criminal investigations (plaintiff and defense) in the states of California and Nevada.


  • Over 50 presentations at national/international meetings
  • Over 35 publications in international journals
  • Editor of 3 Technical Books, ASM International
  • Editor, Composites Failure Analysis Handbooks (US Air Force/Fed. Aviation Administration)

Home Office

California - Anaheim

2528 West Woodland Drive Anaheim, CA 92801
  • Phone: (714) 527-7100
  • Fax: (714) 527-7169

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Areas of Expertise

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.

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