Dr. Carbonara received his Bachelor of Science degree in Physics from the University of Pittsburgh, and his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Materials Science from the University of Cincinnati. He did Graduate Studies in Physics at the University of Pittsburgh and Graduate Studies in Metallurgy at Carnegie-Mellon University. He is responsible for performing and supervising the testing and evaluation of samples, as well as analyzing the results. Areas of activity include forensic analysis of metals, glass, ceramic, and polymeric materials, and general failure analysis.
He was the Chairman of American Heart Association (AHA) Ohio, West Virginia Affiliate. He was on the Board of Trustees for the Central Ohio Heart Chapter. He was the Chapter Chairman and on numerous national committees for the American Society of Metals (ASM). He was the First Vice Chairman of Subcommittee C42 for the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM International). He was on the Editorial Review Board for the Journal of Materials Engineering and the Journal of Materials Shaping Technology. He has provided testimony in state and federal courts of law and in the Canadian federal court.
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