Michael S. Boldrick
Boldrick Systems
2017 S Patton Avenue
San Pedro, CA 90732-4439

Telephone: (310) 995-0475

Areas of Expertise

Metallurgical failure analysis; fractography; scanning electron microscopy; X-ray diffraction; photogrammetric and reverse projection analysis; computer graphics and animation (for forensics).


Ph.D. (Manufacturing Engineering), University of California, Los Angeles (1989)
Dissertation title: "Structural Characterization and Consolidation of Amorphous Alloys, Prepared by Mechanical Alloying"
M.S. (Manufacturing Engineering), University of California, Los Angeles (1982)
B.S. (Mechanical Engineering), University of California, Los Angeles (1980)
Work Experience

1982 - present Engineering Consultant
  Boldrick Systems
  Los Angeles, CA
1981 - 1982 Staff Engineer
  Failure Analysis Associates
  Los Angeles, CA

Teaching Experience

Lecturer, University of California, Los Angeles, 1989 - 2000
Taught undergraduate courses in X-ray Diffraction, Electron Microscopy, Science of Engineering Materials, and Computer Methods and Instrumentation for Materials Science; graduate lectures in Properties of Glasses and Ceramics

Professional Memberships / Registrations

Professional Engineer, Metallurgical, California (MT1797)
Member, American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing
Member, ASM International
Member, Independent Metallurgical Engineering Consultants of California
Member, SAE International

Honors and Awards

Graduated summa cum laude, UCLA
Departmental Scholar, UCLA
Lockheed Manufacturing Engineering Fellow
Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society
Phi Eta Sigma Freshman Honor Society