George J. Theus, Ph.D.

Materials Engineering

Dr. Theus performs engineering and forensic investigations involving corrosion and other material problems. He specializes in complex issues involving multiple disciplines and has over 40 years of experience. He has been a member of EPRI's expert panel regarding materials issues on nuclear power plants. Dr. Theus has both national and international experience. He is a Licensed Professional Engineer (by examination) and has testified in both State and Federal Courts.


  • Metallurgical Engineering/Materials Engineering/Failure Analysis
  • Aqueous, Non-Aqueous, Gaseous Corrosion/Electrochemical Technology
  • Fracture Mechanics, Metal Fatigue, Corrosion Fatigue
  • Fossil Fuel Power Plants/ Utility Equipment Turbines/ Scrubbers/ Pressure Vessels
  • Petrochemical Industries/ Natural Gas Transmission/ Alternative Energy Safety/
  • Consumer Products


  • Ph.D., Metallurgical Engineering, Ohio State University, 1972
  • M.S., Metallurgical Engineering, Ohio State University, 1972
  • B.S., Metallurgy, Case Institute of Technology, 1966
  • Management & Business Administration Short Courses

Professional Affiliations

  • Dominion Engineering, Inc.- Principal Engineer
  • Engineering Systems Inc.- Vice President/Director of Materials and Applied Sciences
  • Babcock & Wilcox/McDermott International, Inc.- Chief Engineer, Aerospace Components Division
  • Babcock & Wilcox/McDermott International, Inc.- Manager Materials Performance and Corrosion Technology Sections, Research & Development Division

Continuing Education

  • Currently Registered Professional Engineer Licensed in Illinois (062-052117)