Kiefner Announces Dr. Fabian Orth Ph.D. as Senior Principal Engineer in our Stress Analysis Service Line

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Fabian Orth Ph.D. has joined Kiefner and Associates as Senior Principal Engineer in our Stress Analysis Service Line, based out of the Columbus, OH office.

Dr. Orth brings more than 25 years of experience in the onshore and offshore pipeline industries.  Prior to joining Kiefner and Associates, Dr. Orth gained experience with a specialization in the development of techniques to evaluate the fatigue and fracture performance of welded structures.

Throughout his career, Dr. Orth has participated in a broad range of projects including fitness-for-purpose assessment of pipelines, fatigue improvement techniques, material and welding procedure qualifications, failure investigations, stress analysis of pipelines, pipeline industry research, and codes and standards development.

Additionally, Dr. Orth actively participates in ASTM E08.07 and API 1104 committees.

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