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Conrad P. Christensen
Christensen Materials Engineering
89 Stephanie Lane
Alamo, CA 94507

Telephone: (925) 930-7222
Facsimile: (925) 930-7666

Areas of Expertise

Microscopic evaluation and characterization of materials, optical microscopy, scanning electron microscopy, fractographic interpretation, mechanical testing, weld testing, corrosion, stress-strain instrumentation/analysis, full-scale load testing of structures and quality control testing/inspection.


B.S. (Materials Science and Engineering), University of California, Berkeley (1981)

Work Experience

2001 - present

Consulting Engineer/Lab Manager/Owner


Christensen Materials Engineering



1985 - 2001

Consulting Engineer/Lab Manager/Owner


Schwein/Christensen Laboratories, Inc.


Lafayette, CA



1981 - 1985

Manager, Metallurgical and Mechanical Testing


Testing Engineers, Inc.



1980 - 1980

Bechtel Corporation



1986 - 1989

Instructor, Materials Science / Metallurgy


Laney College


Oakland, CA

Professional Memberships / Registrations

Professional Engineer, Metallurgical, California
Member, ASM International
Member, American Welding Society
Member, Electron Microscopy Society of America
Member, National Association of Corrosion Engineers
Member, Independent Metallurgical Engineering Consultants of California