Members » Prof. David Taylor

David is a chartered engineer with a degree in metallurgy and materials science from Cambridge University. He is a member of the Royal Irish Academy and a fellow of Engineers Ireland. He has over thirty years of experience as a forensic engineer and expert witness, mostly on cases involving personal injury and product liability. His particular expertise is in the assessment of mechanical failures such as fatigue and brittle fracture, and in the measurement of material properties. He has extensive experience of failures in medical devices and hospital equipment.