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James Pellegrino

Senior Scientist

Mr. James Pellegrino, Senior Scientist at RJ Lee Group since 2001, has 50 years’ experience in the fields of metallography, fractography and fracture/failure analysis. He is an expert in conducting investigations of ferrous (carbon, alloy and stainless steel and high temperature alloys) and non-ferrous specimens using both optical and electron microscopy. Mr. Pellegrino has testified as an expert witness in state and federal courts, and has consulted on the design, manufacture and failure analysis of mining systems and components in Europe and Asia. He is the author or co-author of published articles which include peer-reviewed journals.


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Professional Experience

  1. 2001 - Present
    Senior Scientist
    RJ Lee Group, Inc.
  2. 1997 - 2001
    Manager, Technical Services Division
    West Homestead Engineering & Machine Company (WHEMCO)
  3. 1955 - 1997
    Associate Research Consultant
    US Steel Corporation


  • Member
    American Society of Metals