Samuel C. Pendergrass

Materials Engineer / P.E. / Charlotte


Mr. Pendergrass graduated from Washington State University with a B.S. degree in Materials Science/Metallurgical Engineering and is a licensed professional engineer in California, Kentucky, and North Carolina. He was the founder of Metallurgical Technologies, Inc., an independent commercial metallurgical engineering, testing, and forensic failure analysis laboratory, which is now a Rimkus Company. He has over 35 years of experience in the field of metallurgical engineering, testing, forensic failure analysis, and corrosion investigations. He has conducted and/or directed over 3,000 forensic metallurgical failure analysis projects.

Education and Certifications

• Materials Science – Metallurgical Engineering, B.S.: Washington State University, Pullman, WA
• Professional Engineer, Metallurgical Engineering
• North Carolina Certificate No. 20853
• Commonwealth of Kentucky Certificate No. PE-16844
• State of California Certificate No. MT-1753