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Reducing Shipbuilding and Ship Repair Costs Through the Proper Use of Welding Engineering
Instructor: Dr. Daniel Foster
Location: Philadelphia 201 Hotel,
201 N. 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103;
held in conjunction with AMTS Symposium
Date: Tuesday, 3/31/2020
Professional Development Hours: 4 Hours
Audience: Introductory (100 Level) – Learner requires little knowledge of this topic area
* Survey of the fundamentals of Welding Engineering critical to shipbuilding. (Design, metallurgy, manufacturing, and inspection)
* Identification of common welding related problems that drive up shipbuilding costs
* Discussion of shipbuilding cost reduction strategies through proper application of Welding Engineering
Enrollment Fee: Member $150, Non-Member $200
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Dr. Daniel Foster is the Principal Engineer at Expert Engineering and Education (3ePhD.com) in Philadelphia, PA. Expert Engineering and Education is a Workforce Development and Welding Engineering company that focuses on the development of engineers and technicians as well as welding engineering solutions for the marine industry.
Dr. Foster earned his BS, MS, and PhD in Welding Engineering from The Ohio State University’s Department of Material Science and Engineering. After graduating, Daniel spent many years as an Engineering Professor while also performing welding engineer consulting for aerospace, and marine organizations.
Strongly dedicated to his craft, Dr. Foster has earned multiple certifications related to fields of welding engineering and inspection. These certifications include Certified Welding Inspector (CWI), Certified Welding Educator (CWE), Certified Welding Supervisor (CWS), Certified Welding Engineer (CWEng) and Licensed Professional Engineer (PE).
Dr. Daniel Foster has been published in numerous scientific journals and has provided reviews for many scientific journal publications. He actively presents at multiple engineering conferences every year and has provided invited talks at large government agencies such as the Air Force Research Lab, NASA, and the Navy's National Shipbuilding Research Program. In addition, Daniel has secured and managed several contracts from the Navy, NASA, and the National Science Foundation, while also providing welding engineering solutions for private industry. Please email DrFoster@3ephd.com
for additional information.