David D. Sam, Ph.D.
Technical Advisor

David focuses his work as a technical advisor in patent prosecution cases and also works with clients as an expert witness in patent infringement cases. David earned a Ph.D. in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics at Yale University and has had a rich and rewarding career as an engineer before joining Sam IP Legal Solutions.

 

David's background includes working for over 20 years in the field of Analytical Engineering for a number of organizations including the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California.   

EDUCATION
Ph.D., Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Yale University, Dissertation: "Evaluation of Bounds to the Effect Yield Surface for Face-Centered Cubic Polycrystalline Materials."
M.S., Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Yale University
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Brigham Young University
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Brigham Young University
PRACTICE AREAS
Technical Advisor Patent Prosecution
Expert Witness in Patent Infringement 
TECHNICAL EXPERIENCE
Computer Software and Hardware
Continuum Homogenization
Theoretical Plasticity
Anisotropic Plasticity
Continuum Mechanics
Dislocation Mechanics
Statistical Continuum Theories
Orientation Image Microscopy
Crash and Impact Dynamics
Heat Transfer Modeling
Coupled Thermal-Mechanical Modeling
Hypervelocity and Hydrodynamic Simulation

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