Expert 519060 - AL AK AZ AR BC 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 QC RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WY WI

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience as a mechanical engineer, with a focus in the product design, development, verification, validation, failure analysis and intellectual property of gas turbines/aircraft engines (turbomachinery) and laparoscopic medical devices. My experience encompasses total of 28 years of mechanical engineering, 24 years dedicated to air, marine and land-based gas turbine design and systems. I have performed and assisted in failure investigations of gas turbine components in all 3 applications for commercial, industrial and military customers. I have experience with forensic investigation, TOPS8D (root cause analysis), and failure modes of most gas turbine engine components. I have additional knowledge in marine/ship systems, ultrasonics, fatigue and fracture mechanics, and power generation systems. I have also offered my services for over 10 years as a mechanical engineering expert witness with consultations and deposition.

Expert 506982 - AL AK AZ AR BC 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 QC RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WY WI

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in Telecommunications and Networking with a focus in broadband architectures (Fixed and Mobile) and related networking protocols: X.25, OSI, TCP/IP and 3GPP suites, service and content providers, equipment manufacturers, market and trend analysis, Ethernet aggregation, Wi-Fi, Voice over IP, Video and Multimedia. I have also provided my services as a telecommunications expert witness in Massachusetts.

Expert 506679 - AL AK AZ AR BC 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 QC RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WY WI

Expertise Description

I have over 10 years of experience in industrial controls. I was founder and CTO of a company providing advanced motion control for industrial cranes and robotic material handling systems. In this capacity I architected technologies now well-known for enhancing crane-ease-of-use and safety. These have been adopted by Caterpillar, Cummins, Johnson Controls, GM, Hyundai, Toyota, Ford, Kia, Alcoa, Novelis and other first-tier manufacturers. I have extensive experience in motion control, dynamics, vibration, PLCs, system design, machine vision, and photogrammetry. I am an active lecturer on various mechanical and controls engineering topics including The Design Process, Advanced Motion Control, Mechatronics, and Engineering Intellectual Property. I have presented invited talks at premiere institutions including the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Kumoh National University of Technology, the Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute, Hyung Hee University, and others. I have published numerous refereed journal and conference articles pertaining to industrial motion control and human factors in crane control, and hold one patent related to crane control. A second application has been submitted. I am engaged in directing research efforts investigating crane control, motion planning, crane safety systems, and collision avoidance. I have also worked as an industrial crane controls expert witness in Georgia.

Expert 521200 - IN KS

Expertise Description

With over 35 years of experience in Agricultural & Industrial Equipment, my focus is in product engineering, business development, field and customer support, market research, territory management, quality engineering, and public relations. I have provided consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony for more than 25 years as an agricultural farm equipment expert witness in Kansas and Indiana.

Expert 521191 - WI

Expertise Description

With over 45 years of experience in the agricultural and construction equipment industries, my expertise is in product safety & intellectual property, product safety evaluations, product manual safety review and development, structural design review and design for manufacturability. I also have knowledge in the food processing industry. I have spent over a decade as an agricultural equipment expert witness in Wisconsin by providing numerous clients with deposition, consultations, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 519337 - FL

Expertise Description

I have spent over 35 years working in the field of Scuba Diving and Submarine and Ship systems. My SCUBA expertise in overhead-environment and low-visibility diving, such as cave diving, penetration wreck diving, harbor water and suspended-solids diving. I am also experienced with the design, acquisition, fabrication, testing, certification, operation and maintenance of submarine nuclear propulsion plant components and systems, submarine auxiliary systems and surface ship systems, deep submergence platforms/systems, hyperbaric, diving, and life-support systems.

Expert 518848 - NY

Expertise Description

My career of over 20 years in the field of mechanical engineering has specialized in finite element analysis, strain gage testing, mechanical design, and fatigue design. I have additional knowledge in linear and non-linear studies, contact analysis, bolted joints, welds, fatigue, modal analysis, and both steady state and transient thermal studies, including thermal-structural interactions.

Expert 508109 - FL

Expertise Description

I have more than 5 years experience in the automotive engineering sector with specific experience in the automotive manufacturing of both OEM components and full vehicle assembly / manufacturing. My Ph.D. research is on complex systems design and the development of computational representations and reasoning in design. I have worked on multiple sponsored projects funded by partners such as NASA, Michelin, and BMW. I currently serve as an assistant professor at a University where I work on a multitude of automotive and systems engineering projects.

Expert 29835 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience with Accident Reconstruction and Safety. My accident and safety expertise includes: Sports and industrial injuries, Vehicular and equipment accidents- all vehicle types, pedestrians, component failures (e.g., brakes); Pedestrian – Slip, trip, fall, stairs, ramps, sidewalks, coefficient of friction; Premises – Building codes, lighting, glass, screens, electronic gates; Industrial & Construction Accidents – ladders, scaffolds, machine guarding, forklifts, construction vehicles, conveyors, belt conveyors, lifts, hoists; Mechanical fasteners – bolts, latches, welds; and Criminal cases – vehicular manslaughter, trade secrets. I have additional expertise in mechanics, applied mechanics, engineering mechanics, and biomechanics. I am experienced with pedestrian surfaces including walkways, stairs, and ramps, as well as slip and fall test methods, standards, and instrumentation. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 128592 - NJ

Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years experience in the diversified Engineering, Safety, and Home Inspection. My areas of expertise include home and building inspection, child / toddler safety with emphasis on the home environment; workplace safety with emphasis on machine safety; hearing conservation; and ergonomic assessment, engineering to initiate or improve equipment design, process scale-up, equipment and process validation / high-speed packaging / filling equipment.