Matthew Bell, P.Eng.: About the Author
Sr. Materials Engineer, IRISNDT

Matthew Bell, P.Eng.

Matthew Bell, P.Eng., has worked for IRISNDT since 2010 as a failure analyst for many industries, including fertilizer, oil and gas, petrochemical, and pipelines. He has worked with a variety of metallic and non-metallic materials. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Materials Engineering from the University of Alberta (2007) and achieved a Master of Engineering in Materials Engineering from the University of Alberta (2018) while working full-time. Matthew is passionate about fostering learning and supporting education. He has enjoyed opportunities as a guest lecturer for the University of Alberta Materials Engineering students with both in classroom learning and hands-on examination of failure samples.

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May/June 2021 Inspectioneering Journal

It can be challenging for failure analysts to present complex information to audiences that don't the same knowledge on specialized subjects. Sometimes, failure mechanisms can be summarized with images that can tell the whole story...

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