Expert 520115 - PA

Expertise Description

With more than 35 years experience working in the petroleum and renewable fuels industry, I have spent my career focusing in the product areas of gasoline, diesel fuel, marine fuel, biodiesel, biofuels, jet fuel, heating oil, and fuel additives. I have also spent time providing consultations as a petroleum expert witness in Pennsylvania.

Expert 511411 - MI

Expertise Description

I have more than 55 years of experience in the Diesel industry as a Mechanical Engineer. I provide consulting services regarding diesel engines, diesel combustion, alternative fuel engines, alternate fuels, hybrid powertrains, emissions from engines and government regulations on engines. I can provide expert witness testimony regarding product liability cases and regarding asbestos in diesel engines. I have over 15 years of expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 505631 - AL AK AZ AR CA(N) CA(S) CO CT DE DC FL GA HI IA ID IL IN KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WY WI

Expertise Description

I am a mechanical engineer, with over 40 years of experience in the field of internal combustion engines, specializing in diesel and natural gas engines and related technologies. I started my career in 1973 with a company where I gained valuable experience in engine design and development, before moving to the university sector in 1981. I developed research programs in diesel and natural gas engine technologies and taught bachelors’ and master’s courses in diesel engine technology, and advised graduate students at doctoral and masters levels in the field of internal combustion engine technology. In business, I have also managed the development of new technologies and innovation through small teams – processing to the leadership of a large global engineering organization with greater than 2,000 engineers. My leadership role in innovation and technology development, new product development and support has included managing resources and product development in both leading and emerging markets – most notably Brazil, India, and China. I was directly involved with almost every new engine and exhaust emission program from 1993 to 2014. These programs delivered successful engine designs with dramatic reductions of criteria pollutants, oxides of nitrogen (NOx) and particulate matter (PM) of over 98% to near-zero levels. I provided emission regulations promulgated by EPA and California. I have prior expert witness experience with consultation and deposition.

Expert 506912 - TX

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years of experience as a Mechanical Engineer with expertise in combustion, internal combustion engines, fuels, emissions, engine control systems, emissions control systems, and automotive engineering. I obtained my Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering followed by three graduate degrees culminating in a PhD with a specialization in combustion. I joined as faculty of a Department of Mechanical Engineering where I established their combustion and engines research program. I have been involved in research in the area of combustion, engines, emissions, and alternative fuels for over 35 years. My research includes both experimental work and numerical modeling of both fundamental combustion processes and combustion within engines. My present research is focused primarily on the spark ignition process, modeling heavy-duty Diesel engines, and methods for improving fuel consumption for both light-duty and heavy-duty vehicles. I have over 20 years of expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 141418 - CA(N) CA(S) FL IL MN NY TX

Expertise Description

I have 40 years experience in metallurgical engineering and failure analysis, accident reconstruction, welding inspections, OSHA regulations, railroad litigation, and product liability. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 160956 - TX

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years of experience in design, manufacturing, and equipment engineering, with an emphasis on equipment used in oil and gas field servicing. My expertise includes: triplex / quintiplex pumps and pumping systems; jet, batch, and recirculating mixers; cement / sand bulk handling systems; coil tubing injectors; carbon dioxide / nitrogen equipment; equipment packaging on trucks, trailers, skids, barges, and offshore installations; engine, transmission, and various drive train systems for pumps, vehicles, and auxiliary equipment; hydraulic fracturing; cementing; acidizing; blenders; cooling system design for engine, transmission, pumps, and hydraulics; hydraulic applications; open and closed loop circuits; truck chassis and trailer design; Department of Transportation (D.O.T.), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (O.S.H.A.), and environmental regulations; and wireline trucks. I have additional expertise in design, manufacturing, problem solving, improvement of existing equipment, fleet evaluation, equipment personnel training, and safety training. I have over 5 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 33497 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in accident reconstruction, automotive repair fraud, materials handling science, machinery and accidents involving motorcycles, ATVs, automobiles, trucks, busses, RVs, heavy equipment (tractors, farm machinery, bulldozers, etc.), towing, tire-related, marine, scooters, bicycles and skiing, as well as, education issues. I have experience with cases involving cars, trucks, buses, motor homes, motorcycles, trailers, bicycles, scooters, boats, ships, personal watercraft, ATV & tire failure analysis, fires, heavy equipment, race track design and safety, tools and equipment design and safety, and engineering management issues. My expertise also includes auto part counterfeit detection as well as aircraft, marine, engine, engine part counterfeit, and general manufacturing parts counterfeits. I have additional expertise in hybrid propulsion systems in cars, trucks, boats, yachts, ships, buses, and trains, as well as comprehensive experience in IP litigation for a major car company. I have over 35 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 13010 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience as a Heavy Equipment Mechanic and Job Site Equipment Management in the Heavy Earth Moving Industry. My expertise includes Wrongful Death Accidents, Pavers, Equipment Failure Analysis, Reconstruction of Catastrophic Failures, Equipment Appraisals and Inspections for Insurance Carriers, Banks, and Financial Institutions. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 501643 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years experience in the field of Forensic Engineering with expertise in Naval Engineering and Gas Turbine Engines used as prime movers. I have experience with engine management, operations and maintenance of diesel engines, firefighting equipment operations and their installation; engine exhaust emission control devices and systems testing including diesel, natural gas, dual fuel (diesel and natural gas), and gasoline fueled engines. I have over 20 years expert witness experience with consultation and deposition.

Expert 385970 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in diesel fuel systems. I have experience with design, specification, installation, startup, commissioning, troubleshooting, project management and inspections of diesel fuel systems for emergency backup generators and boilers. My areas of expertise also include pipe sizing, pump sizing, pump flow calculations; vent sizing; pressure calculations, overpressure alarms and sequences of operations, and back pressure devices.

Expert 324344 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the field of Downstream oil business. I have experience consulting on issues of Methyl tert-butyl ether (MTBE) phase out, gasoline price controls, corn ethanol distribution, biodiesel production, next generation renewable fuels implementation, price gouging, fuels infrastructure constraints, mergers / acquisitions, interstate commerce, petroleum logistics, and refining technology. I have over 12 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 321268 - FL

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years experience in Environmental Engineering. I have experience in virtually all aspects of contaminant release mechanisms and compliance; environmental assessment and remediation, with specific expertise in the due diligence and assessment process; soil and groundwater contamination assessment; fate and transport phenomena, including biological transformation and groundwater geochemical interactions; hydrogeological impact analysis; environmental and public health risk assessment; cleanup strategies and costs; building assessment; building sites; claims and loss damages; and the rules and regulations that govern these activities. I have over 20 years of expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.