When 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM Oct 26, 2007
Where 1670 CSE
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Consumer Product Recalls: An Engineer's Perspectives


Jason Hertzberg, Exponent Failure Analysis Associates

Consumer product recalls have become increasingly common and heavily publicized in recent months. Dr. Hertzberg will discuss the various aspects of product recalls, including a discussion of the consumer product safety commission (CPSC), the main questions that need to be answered during a recall investigation, as well as several examples of product recall investigations he has led while working at Exponent, Inc.

Dr. Hertzberg is the Director of the Chicago Office of Exponent, Inc. and is a Principal in the Firm. Prior to rejoining Exponent, Inc., Dr. Hertzberg served as the Director of Competitive Analysis and Strategy at Palm, Inc. in California.