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2019-2020

Accident Forensics Investigation

Melissa Simpson, PE

Envista Forensics

Melissa Simpson, PE

Oct. 3, 2019
Zehnders of Frankenmuth

Ms. Melissa Simpson is a Project Engineer with over 10 years of experience as a Mechanical Engineer with a background in design, manufacturing, quality, and forensics. She is knowledgeable about the manufacture, usage and quality issues related to most materials, including elastomers, alloys and specialty steels. Melissa is experienced with the investigation of safety incidents, including those that involve machine guarding and personal injury. At Envista, Melissa applies her expertise to consult with clients regarding the scope or cause of damage and determination of repair ability after a reported incident.

Melissa holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Texas A&M University and is a licensed Professional Engineer. 

Melissa will present the topic of Material Failure Analysis as applied to product failures including mechanical, metallurgical, and corrosion related failures. She will explan the wide varity of analytical techniques utilized including electron microscopy and X-Ray spectroscopy to conduct material failure analysis following incidents of corrsion, defective material, or fatigue failure.