Sam Dastmalchi


Sam Dastmalchi, MSMtE
Materials Engineer

Sdastmalchi@vglabs.com


TECHNICAL AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION:
• Metallurgical Engineering Analysis
• Materials Engineering Analysis
• Failure Analysis of Metals and Plastics
• Water System Component Failure Analysis

EDUCATION:
Bachelor of Science in Physical Metallurgy
Washington State University

Fifth Year Graduate Study in Materials Science and Engineering
University of Washington

Master of Science in Materials Engineering
California State University, Northridge

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Staff Engineer, Vollmer-Gray Engineering Laboratories, Inc. (February 2007 to present). Metallurgical and materials engineering; failure analysis of metals and plastics; water system component failure analysis.

Materials and Process Engineer, Northrup Grumman (March 2003 to present). Provide materials and process engineering support for design, development, and manufacturing of advanced aircraft fighter.

Materials Analyst, Impact General (July 2000 to January 2007). Metallurgical and materials engineering failure analysis involving metals and plastics, corrosion evaluations, and water system component failure analysis.

Senior Materials Joining Engineer, Senior Aerospace Company (February 2001 to October 2002). Provide support for fabrication and manufacturing of aircraft engine components. Develop heat treat, welding, brazing and thermal coating parameters for metallic alloys.

Senior Materials and Process Engineer, Primex Aerospace Company (July 1990 to February 2001). Provide materials and process engineering support for design and development of rocket engines, aircraft propulsion systems and gas generator assemblies such as air bags and munition dispensing systems.

Process Development Engineer, Rockwell International, Rocketdyne Division (August 1987 to July 1990). Provide brazing, welding and heat treatment support for space shuttle main engine components. Develop brazing and heat treat parameters for fabrication of advanced rocket engines.

Quality Control Manager, Newton Heat Treating Company (July 1985 to July 1987). Maintain and develop quality programs for heat treatment and inspection of aluminum alloys for aerospace industries; conduct residual stress analysis.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:
American Society for Materials
Edison Welding Institute