Roch J. Shipley, Ph.D., P.E.

Materials Engineering

Dr. Shipley performs engineering investigations and failure analysis from a materials engineering perspective. His evaluations involve design, manufacturing, materials, and operational factors. He specializes in complex issues involving multiple disciplines and/or accident reconstruction. He has experience with both ferrous and non-ferrous alloys, including aluminum, titanium, and nickel-base superalloys. Dr. Shipley is licensed by examination as a Professional Engineer and has testified in both State and Federal Courts.

  • Expertise
    • Failure Analysis / Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
    • Ferrous Alloys and non-Ferrous Alloys, including superalloys.
    • Accident Reconstruction
    • Aircraft
    • Heavy trucks
    • Automotive
    • Railroads
    • Industrial Equipment
    • Utility Equipment
    • Electrical components
    • Fire damaged components
    • Gas Appliances
  • Education
    • Ph.D., Metallurgical Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL, 1980
    • B.S., Metallurgical Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL 1976
  • Continuing Education
    • Currently Licensed in Illinois, Michigan, Maryland, Ohio, and Pennsylvania
    • NCEES record established to expedite licensure in additional states.