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Presentations and Seminars

  • Volumetric Inspection of Welds, AWS Colorado Section “Weld the Rockies” Symposium”, Warren Tech, Lakewood, CO, March 8, 2018
  • Forensic Engineer Assessments of Defective Welds in 12 Inch Inside Diameter Inlet Pipes of a 1 Million Gallon Municipal Water Storage Tank, National Academy of Forensic Engineers Conference, Special Seminar, Atlanta, GA, July 21, 2017.
  • Metallurgy of an Arc Weld in Steel, AWS Colorado Section “Weld the Rockies” Symposium”, Lincoln Tech, Denver, CO, April, 13, 2017
  • Simple Steps to a Successful Career in Welding, Pikes Peak Community College, Colorado Springs, CO, October 12, 2016
  • "Forensic Engineering Assessments of Defective Welds in Mobile Oilfield Fracking Tanks”, National Academy of Forensic Engineers Conference, Special Seminar, Dallas, TX, June 24, 2016.
  • “Careers in Welding Failure Assessments”, AWS Colorado Section “Weld the Rockies” Symposium”, Lincoln College of Technology, Denver, CO, March 13, 2015.
  • “Careers in Nondestructive Testing”, AWS Colorado Section “Weld the Rockies” Symposium”, Lincoln College of Technology, Denver, CO, March 13, 2015. (Q/A and Commentary on film by ASNT – Choose NDT Nondestructive Testing.)
  • “Why Do You Need an Arc Welding Procedure Specification?”, Colorado AWS Section 039 Meeting, Denver, CO, January 8, 2015.
  • Contracts, Billing and Getting Paid, National Academy of Forensic Engineers Conference, Special Seminar, Newport Beach, CA, January 20, 2013.
  • “Oh, the Places You’ll Go…When You Know Welding”, Colorado AWS Section 039, Denver, CO, May 10, 2012.
  • Oilfield Welding Codes, AWS Colorado Section “Weld the Rockies” Symposium”, Lincoln College of Technology, Denver, CO, March 9, 2012.
  • Welding Codes, Standards, Specifications, Rooney Engineering Lunch and Learn, Englewood, CO, December 13, 2011.
  • Forensic Engineer Guide to Weld Failures, National Academy of Forensic Engineers Conference, Special Seminar, Las Vegas, NV, July 16, 2011.
  • Welding Metallurgy Forensics, Solutions Before Solutions After, Golden, CO, June 21, 2011.
  • Guide to Procedure Qualification Record (PQR) & Welder Performance (WQTR), “Weld the Rockies” Symposium at Colorado School of Mines, Denver, CO, March 11, 2011.
  • Contracts, National Academy of Forensic Engineers Conference, Tucson, Arizona, January 16, 2011.
  • The Forensic Engineer Caught “Holding Harmless”, National Academy of Forensic Engineers Conference, Orlando, Florida, July 17, 2010.
  • Guide to Arc Welding Metallurgy of Carbon Steel Alloys, “Weld the Rockies” Symposium at Colorado School of Mines, Denver, Colorado March 12, 2010.
  • A Guide for Metal Assessments and Spoliation Issues, Rocky Mountain Property Claims Association, Denver, CO, September 10, 2009.
  • Forensic Engineering Assessments of Ruptured Acetylene Cylinders, National Academy of Forensic Engineers Conference, St. Louis, Missouri, July 18, 2009.
  • Hazard Communication and Hazard Determination for Brazing and Soldering, 2009 International Brazing and Soldering Conference, Orlando, Florida, April 2009
  • Storage, Spoliation, Disposal & Evidence Ownership, National Academy of Forensic Engineers Conference, Special Seminar, Austin, Texas, January 18, 2009.
  • A Guide for the Forensic Engineer, ASM International Rocky Mountain Cahpter, Denver, Colorado, November 6, 2008.
  • Forensic Engineering Use of Medical Expert Information in Welding Fume Assessment, National Academy of Forensic Engineers Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico, January 6, 2008.
  • Safety in Cutting, Brazing & Welding with Acetylene & Oxygen, AWS 36th International Brazing & Soldering Symposium, Chicago, Illinois, November 13, 2007.
  • Forensic Engineering Assessments of a Robotic Welding System, National Academy of Forensic Engineers Conference, Denver, CO, July 28, 2007.
  • Safety in Cutting and Welding with Acetylene and Oxygen, World Safety Organization, 20th Annual Health and Safety Conference and Exposition, Denver, CO, May 14-16, 2007.
  • (Welding) Failures I have Known, American Welding Society, Colorado Section 039, Denver, CO, May 10, 2007.
  • Forensic Engineering Investigations of Welding Code Compliance, National Academy of Forensic Engineers, Ponte Vedra, FL, January 7, 2007.
  • Forensic Catastrophic Investigation of Welding, Weld Failures & Inspection. Weld Failure Analysis & Prevention, American Society of Nondestructive Testing, Denver, Colorado, September 12, 2006.
  • The Correct Processes for Visual Testing, Welding & Joining Management Institute (Course 18), Westminster, CO, February 3, 2006.
  • Welding Hazards – Gases & Fumes, World Safety Organization, 18th Annual Health and Safety Conference and Exposition, Denver, CO, May 2, 2005.
  • What Every Detailer, Fabricator & Erector Should Know About Welding, Rocky Mountain Steel Construction Association, Inc., Denver, CO, January 25, 2001.
  • Forensic Engineering Analysis of Welding Process – Refinery Explosion, National Academy of Forensic Engineers, Los Angeles, CA, January 20, 2001. J. Grantham, T. Beard
  • Business Strategies for Welding, American Welding Society, Chicago, IL, April 26, 2000.
  • How to Reduce Automated Welding Costs with Real-Time Welding Data, FABTECH International, Session on Automated Robotic Welding, November 14-18, 1999.
  • Business Strategies for Welding – the Nonwelder’s Seminar, The Fabricators and Manufacturers Association International, San Diego, CA, September 22, 1999.
  • Welding Inspection for Nonwelder’s, Welding & Joining Management Group™, Denver, CO, August 1999 and February 2000.
  • How Welds Affect Safety, World Safety Organization, Thornton, CO, June 25, 1999.
  • Tips for Managing the GMAW Process, Welding & Joining Management Group™, Denver, CO, June 1, 1999.
  • Six Steps to World-Class Welding Management, Fabricators and Manufacturers Association International, Technical Conference, March 23, 1999, April 14, 1999.
  • NDT Methods for World Class Manufacturing, American Society of Nondestructive Testing, Pueblo, CO, November 10, 1998.
  • Tips to Showcase your Welding Operations for Customers, FABTECH International, Conference Papers, Automated Robotic Welding, Session 302, Cleveland, OH, November 3-5, 1998
  • Six Steps to World-Class Welding Management, Fabricators and Manufacturers Association International, Technical Conference, September 24, 1998, October 5, 1998.
  • How to Evaluate Welding Contractors for Your Project, National Society of Professional Engineers, Continuing Education Program, Tulsa, OK, July 26, 1998.
  • Welding: Land of Opportunities, American Welding Society Colorado Section 039, Denver, CO, March 12, 1998.
  • Hot Stage Microscope Evaluations of Molten Slag and Weld Profiles, Graduate Seminar, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO, January 29, 1998.
  • Stainless Steel Pipe – Root Welds, National Association of Corrosion Engineers, Annual Corrosion Short Course, Colorado Springs, CO, January 28, 1998. J. Grantham, D. Culbert.
  • How to Totally Manage your Welding and Maximize Profit, Welding & Joining Management Group™, West, October 1997.
  • Introduction to Engineering Aspects of Underwater Welding, Utah State University, College of Engineering, Logan, UT, May 19, 1995.
  • Managers, Engineers and Welders, Institute of Industrial Engineers, Columbia Basin Section, Richland, WA, March 16, 1995.
  • Wet Welding Electrodes, Formulas and Rationale, American Welding Society, 72nd Annual Convention, Granjon International Competition, Chicago, IL, 1992.
  • State of the Art Review, Fluxes and Slags in Arc Welding Carbon Steel, Welding Engineering Design Group™ Seminar, The Ohio State University, Welding Engineering Department, Columbus Ohio, February 27, 1992.
  • Evaluation of Design and Fabrication Methods for Underwater Welding in an Open Lake Environment, American Welding Society, 71st Annual Convention, Anaheim, CA, April 22-27, 1990. J. Grantham, C.L. Tsai, Z. Feng, F. Vendetta, R. Strohl.
  • Evaluation of Design and Fabrication Methods for Underwater Welding in an Open Lake Environment, ASME paper number OAME-90-861, Ninth International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Artic Engineering, Houston, TX, February 18-23, 1990. J. Grantham, C.L. Tsai, Z. Feng, F. Vendetta, R. Strohl.