Patrick B. Kelley, M.E. MET, P.E., C.F.E.I.

Senior Engineer


Colorado School of Mines, Golden
M.E. Metallurgical and Materials, 2005
(Emphasis: Physical Metallurgy and Failure Analysis)
Colorado School of Mines, Golden
B.S Chemical Engineering and Petroleum Refining, 1997
(Minor in Environmental Science)

Registrations and Certifications

Registered Engineer in Colorado

Areas of Expertise

Metallurgical, Materials, and Mechanical failure Analysis
Materials Evaluation and Testing
Product Liability, Design evaluation, and Testing
Fire and Explosion Cause and Origin Analysis
Chemical/Mechanical System Failure Analysis
Rock climbing/Recreational Accidents and Gear Failures
Pocket Knife Failures and Accident Analysis


Before joining Pie, Patrick held the position of Brewer at Golden City Brewery, where he was responsible for the brewing, kegging and bottling processes at Golden, Colorado’s second largest brewery. He also medaled at the Great American Beer Festival in 1996. His brewing expertise includes the installation of a glycol cooling system for 40-bbl fermentation tanks.