Applied Materials Technology, Inc. (AMTI)
is a professional Design and Engineering
firm. With over 30 years of experience, AMTI performs engineering litigation with expert evaluation, competence, propriety, and integrity.
AMTI has precise analysis protocols that deliver litigation confidence and evidential clarity to their clients. ASTM Standards are applied to sample preparation and examination, collection preservation of samples and data, and handling of evidence. AMTI's wide range of expertise allows them to be highly flexible and cost-effective engineering expert witnesses.
AMTI provides their clients with clear, definitive results supported by meticulous scientific analysis and documentation. Their engineering expert witnesses verify the validity of test procedures, and will interpret results for their client’s attorneys and insurance investigators as directed or prescribed.
Robert P. O'Shea, Jr., PE
|Qualified Engineers & Experts|
- Metallurgical / Material Engineering
- Marine Engineering
- Electrical Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Industrial Engineering
- Welding Engineering
- Naval Architecture
- Marine Surveys
|Forensic Investigation Expertise|
- Accident Investigation & Reconstruction
- Product Liability Investigation
- Fire and Explosion Cause and Origin
- Insurance Settlements
- Litigation Support Investigations
- Industrial Accident Investigation
- Patent Trade Secrets Infringement
- Failure Analysis
, Principal Engineer and Materials Engineer at AMTI, has over 25 years experience in comprehensive Failure Analysis Investigations. Mr. O'Shea has been an approved "Third Party Examiner" engaged in implementing the State of Illinois’ hull inspection program. He was previously the Project Manager on numerous underwater condition assessments throughout the Midwest. His project management experience includes inspections of floating casinos and other national projects and forensic investigations.
Mr. O’Shea has been the lead engineer (Project Manager) on over 150 forensic inspections and assisted on over 200 forensic inspections aimed at determining the cause of failures and accidents. Mr. O'Shea has conducted projects ranging from simple failure investigations to complex engineering studies. He has also performed detailed, quantitative risk assessment analyses for a variety of different clients for risk mitigation situations. Specific investigations have involved failed boilers, refractory and brick systems, generators, transformers and breakers. Mr. O'Shea also has extensive experience in the petrochemical industry.
Specialties - Accident Reconstruction | Code Compliance | Material Failure Analysis | Fire Cause & Origin | Utility Investigations | Underwater Structural Inspection Management | Boiler Failures | Marine Investigations
Dr. Kent L. Johnson, PE
, Senior Consultant at AMTI, has 40 years experience solving production problems that address manufacturing and fabrication, welding, quality and safety concerns, root cause and failure analysis. His background also encompasses the fields of general civil construction, including buildings and bridges, as well as welded industrial manufacturing components and products. Dr. Johnson has extensive experience with nondestructive testing techniques and procedures as well as analyses using fracture mechanics & fatigue evaluations, fitness for service and remnant life studies.
Dr. Johnson has an extensive knowledge and understanding of many U.S., as well as foreign Codes and Standards, [i.e., ASME, Section I, Section II, Section III, Section IV, Section V, Section VI, Section VII, Section VIII, and Section IX, Section X, and Section XI, and various ANSI, AWS, ASTM, API, AWWA, ASNT, DOT, AAR, CGA, NFPA, NACE, as well as the British Standards (BS), German DIN Norms, and ISO standards]. This knowledge and insight is valuable in both failure analysis investigation as well as determining the fitness for service of industrial equipment.
Specialties - Forensic Investigations | Fatigue Evaluations | Welding & Joining Technologies | Code Compliance | Fabrication | Construction / Erection | Fire Cause & Origin | Metallurgical Testing | Fracture Mechanics | Defect Growth Studies | Fitness for Service | Remnant Life Studies
CDR Bradley J. Rosello, PE
, Senior Consultant at AMTI, is a licensed Naval Architect with broad experience in mechanical engineering and associated fields. He has been responsible for offshore construction projects including daily operations, budget and compliance while working extensively in the offshore oil industry performing standard decommissionings, platform restoration projects including the dismantling of toppled structures and preparation of damaged sub-sea oil wells.
Commander Rosello is a specialist in mechanical analysis, steel and aluminum structural analysis and ship construction analysis, and construction oversight and practices. He has also demonstrated credibility of application of safety standards and construction process inspections, especially in Naval Architecture/Marine Engineering applications. He has experience with oilfield cutting tools and well pressure control devices, ship operations, maintenance, fire protection systems, life safety, vessel stability, structures, and security.
Mr. Rosello is an active Commander in the U.S. Coast Guard Reserves.
Specialties - Offshore Construction Practices | Maritime and Workplace safety | Vessel Construction and Design | Steel and Aluminum Construction Practices
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