- M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of South Alabama, 2002
- B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of South Alabama, 1998
- Professional Engineer, Alabama, #PE26314
Mr. Halimunanda is a licensed Mechanical Engineer specializing in failure analysis, mechanical equipment design analysis, automotive parts design analysis, stress analysis, fatigue, fracture mechanics, metallurgy, mechanical and material testing. He has evaluated vehicular component failures, heavy equipment failures, fastener failures, weld failures, and medical devices failures.
Mr. Halimunanda has extensive experience in performing destructive and non-destructive custom mechanical testing using strain gauges, load cells, pressure transducers, accelerometers, LVDT and other measuring devices. He also has experience in performing material inspections with Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM), Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy (EIS), optical microscope, mechanical testers as well as chemical etching. Mr. Halimunanda has conducted numerous research and studies that were very useful for the conclusion of investigations.
Prior to joining Exponent, Mr. Halimunanda was employed as a Mechanical Engineer at Metallurgical Consulting where he conducted many accident investigations and served both industrial and litigation clients. He also worked as a contract Structural Engineer at Austal-USA, where he conducted research.