Antoine Rios, Sr. Managing Engineer, Principal, has been with The Madison Group since 1999. Dr. Rios received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering specializing in Plastics Engineering at the University of Wisconsin. His work concentrates in the analysis of plastics failure, plumbing product failures, forensic analysis, plastics part design and computer aided engineering.
Dr. Rios has analyzed over 2000 failures and has testified numerous times in legal cases related to plastic products. He has written various publications and given presentations on plastic failures at various Universities, conferences and client sites. Dr. Rios is currently a senior member of the Society of Plastic Engineers involved with the composites and failure analysis divisions. He is also a participating member of ASTM International serving the technical subcommittee that develops standards for plastic piping systems. He holds a Master of Business Administration from Edgewood College, Madison.