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Russell G. Sherman
Nevada Engineering & Technology Corp. (NETCO)
592 Dryad Road
Santa Monica, CA 90402

Telephone: (310) 454-2989
Facsimile: (310) 230-0930

Areas of Expertise

Industrial metallurgical processing of aerospace and commercial alloys, especially fasteners. Experienced in material and process selection for optimum properties and failure analysis of aerospace components and materials.


B.S. (Metallurgical Engineering), University of Pennsylvania

Work Experience

1973 - present

Vice President




Santa Monica, CA



1968 - 1973

Vice President, Engineering & Quality Assurance


Valley Todeco



1964 - 1968

Group Leader, Materials & Processes Support


Missile Systems Division


Hughes Aircraft



1960 - 1968

Chief Metallurgist


Voi-Shan (aerospace fastener company)



1956 - 1960

Chief Metallurgist


Allen Manufacturing (commercial fastener company)



1953 - 1956

Research Metallurgist


Titanium Metals Corp.


Henderson, NV

Professional Memberships / Registrations
Profession Engineer, Metallurgical, California
Past Chairman, Los Angeles Chapter, ASM International
Past Chairman, Southern California Section, Metals Society - AIME
Member, Independent Metallurgical Engineering Consultants of California
- Chairman, 1979 – 1981
Member, Aerospace Materials Engineering Committee, SAE

Honors and Awards

Fellow, ASM International


Heat Treating Titanium-Base Alloy Products
Titanium Alloy System
Sinelok Fastener Used in Jet Engines
Method of Cold Forging High Strength MP35 Fastenersdl