Heat Treat and Metallurgy Expert
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  • Manufacturing
  • Metallurgy
  • Heat Treat

This expert attended Illinois Institute of Technology and received a Master of Business Administration.

This expert went to Illinois Institute of Technology and has a Bachelor of Science in Metallurgical Engineering.


Heat Treat and Metallurgy Expert

This expert has a long list of professional, technical and scientific achievements in the areas of improved fatigue life of gearing, international standardization of best metallurgical practices, commercialization of proprietary thermal processes, commercialization of a refurbishment process for expensive components, prediction/control of heat treatment distortion, the first ISO 9001 recognized QA system in gear industry, metallurgical aspects of micro manufacturing processes, and a lifetime career of real world problem solving and exploitation of manufacturing/metallurgical opportunities.

This expert has been professionally recognized by the gear industry for his contributions to the international standardization of terminology and metallurgical practices with the American Gear Manufacturers Association (AGMA) Technical Division Executive Committee Award recognizing a lifetime of noteworthy technical contributions, expertise and service in the area of metallurgy for the gear design and manufacturing industry.

Consultant, Kevin Kennedy Associates

This expert consults clients in a variety of fields including metallurgical practices, thermal processes, heat treatment distortion, metallurgical aspects of micro manufacturing processes, and other related areas.


Associate Director – Manufacturing Processes Research, educational university – College of Engineering and Engineering Technology

Contract Research and Development for US Army


Independent Consultant, independent consulting firm

Gear Metallurgy, Manufacturing, and Inspection


Program Manager, Alion Science and Technology

Tiny Precision Part Manufacturing (less than 2 inch cube)


Assistant Program Manager, Alion Science and Technology

Refurbishment of US Navy Premium Precision Components


Senior Engineer, ITT Research Institute

Helicopter Gearing


Director of Metallurgy, Brad Foote Gear Works

Spur, Helical, and Bevel Gearing (up to 110 inch diameter)


Technical Manager, Ipsen Commercial Heat Treat

Start Up Precision Heat Treatment Facility


Manager, Metallurgy and Heat Treat, Foote Jones Gear Operations – Division of Dresser Industries

Start Up Carburized Gearing Facility (35,000 lb, 90 inch diameter 120 inch long)


Vice President / Plant Manager, Perfection Heat Treating Company

Commercial Heat Treat for Gear Industry


Plant Metallurgist, Barber Greene Company

Facility Start Up Technology Change to Carburized Gearing


Manager Metallurgical Engineering, Danly Machine Corporation

Large Automotive Stamping Press Manufacturer


Procurement/Metallurgy , Onsrud Machine Works – Div of Danly Machine Corp

Aerospace Milling Machine Manufacturer


Metallurgical Engineer, Danly Machine Corporation

Tool and Die Maker Supplies Manufacturer


Co-Op Student, Danly Machine Specialties

Engineering Trainee

This expert has nationally and internationally recognized publications related to his areas of expertise.

This expert is the co-author of a collection of 42 specifications for the manufacture and process control and inspection of critical high

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