Expert 341748 - CA(N)


Expertise Description

I have over 40 years in the field of Entomology, with an emphasis on insects affecting wood and wood products, primarily termites. My areas of expertise include biology of termites, chemical ecology of subterranean termites, chemical taxonomy of subterranean termites, control of subterranean termites with baits, development of termite control technologies, and insect pests of wood-in-service. I have experience assisting homeowners and homebuilders with assessments of damage and control of infestations of powder post beetles, drywood termites, pest inspections, and woodwasps as an urban entomologist. I have more than 5 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Areas of Expertise


Expert Witness

My expert witness experience include matters related to Entomology, specializing in wood-destroying insects with an emphasis on termites.


Consulting Experience

My consulting services include matters related to Entomology, specializing in wood-destroying insects with an emphasis on termites.


Professional Experiences

My professional experience includes working as a Chief Research Entomologist.


Education

DegreeSubjectInstitution
B.S.ZoologyUniversity of California Davis California
M.S.EntomologyUniversity of Arizona Tucson Arizona
Ph.D.EntomologyUniversity of Arizona Tucson Arizona

Licenses Certifications

Awards & Affiliation

Entomological Society of America
Hawaiian Entomological Society
International Society of Chemical Ecology
International Union for the Study of Social Insects
Pacific Coast Entomological Society

Primary Affiliation

Entomological Society of America


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