Eli Vandersluis

Eli Vandersluis Ph.D., P.Eng.

Forensic Materials Engineer

Eli.Vandersluis@pario.ca

Areas of Expertise

  • Root Cause Analysis of Metals, Polymers, Ceramics, and Composites
  • Microscopy and Materials Characterization
  • Non-Destructive and Destructive Testing Methods
  • Analysis of Material Defects
  • Product Liability Investigations
  • Commercial and Residential Piping, Plumbing and Appliance Failures
  • Investigations of Fire Suppression and Sprinkler Systems
  • Cause of Leaks from Fuel Oil Systems
  • Failures of Mechanical Equipment and Fasteners

Education

  • Ph.D. in Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, 2020
  • Research Scholar, Technion, Haifa, Israel (May-July 2019)
  • M.A.Sc. in Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, 2016
  • B.Eng. in Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, with Honours, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, 2014

Previous Experience

  • Instructor, Materials Science Fundamentals, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, 2016
  • Graduate Assistant, Materials Science I and II, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, 2020
  • NSERC Research Assistant, Center for Near-net-shape Processing of Materials, Toronto, Ontario, 2014