Expert 520672 - IL

Expertise Description

My career has spanned more than 40 years in the field of Biomechanical Engineering with expertise in Product Design, Development, and Manufacturing, as well as Biomechanics and Computational Dynamics. I am also skilled with technical disciplines associated with medical device design and manufacturing; as well as advanced education in bio-mechanics with a number of papers published in bio-medical analysis of joint and muscle function.

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 520189 - LA

Expertise Description

My background in the fields of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering spans over 45 years with expertise in the design, analysis, and consulting of vessel types include tanker, dry bulk, container, ro/ro, passenger, supply, research, diving support, jack ups, floaters, dry docks, etc. and have complied with applicable ocean or inland rules and regulations. I have additional expertise in producing a large number of trim and stability booklets and personally conducting a large number of inclining experiments and deadweight; sea trials; surveys; thruster installations for dynamic positioning; mooring and anchoring systems; conversion projects and new vessel designs. I have prior expert witness and testimony experience.

Expert 518054 - UT

Expertise Description

I have more than 10 years of experience in Mechanical Engineering. I also have experience as a Professional Engineer, as well as a design engineering for cargo tanks, and have worked as a forklift operator trainer. I have designed and analyzed numerous products including end dump trailers, side dump trailers, pneumatic trailers, tarping systems, insulated aerial lifts, automated refuse trucks, refuse truck safety systems, material handling equipment, patient moving systems, bike racks and numerous custom testing devices. Some of the testing I have performed includes: cycle testing, strength testing, deflection testing, function testing, and different types of destructive and non-destructive testing to acquire the necessary data. I am familiar with patent prosecution and patent litigation and have written multiple provisional patent applications, and specifications for utility patents. I have also created line drawings for multiple patent applications. I have also been involved in patent litigation and performed multiple invalidity and infringement analyses. I have over 5 years of expert witness experience with consultations and deposition.

Expert 446602 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in the field of Mechanical Engineering with expertise in high-technology applications. I have experience with medical device/biotech product development & concept design, patent and intellectual property research and due diligence, biomaterials applications, portable devices, keypads, robust design, reliability and durability, and manufacturing technology. I have additional experience with reliability and failure analysis services, composite materials, and wind and alternative energy applications. I have over 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 517802 - IL

Expertise Description

I have more than 10 years of experience as an Orthopaedic Surgeon. My focus is on the spine and the conditions that affect the neck, spine, and back of adults and children. I have founded a medical technology company developing next generation image guided surgery systems. I have published often in my field and also give presentations on various topics. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 517851 - 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 more than 30 years of experience in the field of Chemical Engineering, as well as working with fluid dynamics, drop dynamics, finite element analysis and computational modeling/analysis, ink jet printing, high speed imaging, complex fluids, rheology, surfactants, and electric field effects. I have experience as a Professor and my research interests include the analysis of pinch-off singularities, microfluidics, dripping or leaky faucets, drop impact, pattern formation, computations, and experiments involving the development of ultra high-speed imaging tools. My research is motivated by the applications of ink jet printing, separations, production of emulsions, dispersions, and double-emulsions, and dorp-wise manufacturing. I have over 15 years of expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and expert testimony.

Expert 517127 - LA

Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years of experience in the field of Mechanical Engineering. As Principal Engineer of my firm, I perform finite element analysis (FEA) and computations fluid dynamics (CFD) for design, failure analysis, and fitness-for-service for process and mechanical equipment. I have experience with general code issues, metallurgical failure analysis, product laboratory testing; materials, corrosion, metallurgical, and weld procedure; and troubleshooting services. I also process-design and vibration analysis support. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 513041 - 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 more than 45 years of experience in Foundation Engineering, providing geotechnical engineering and earthquake engineering expertise on assignments in the San Francisco Bay Area, elsewhere in the U.S., in the Arctic and the Pacific Oceans, and abroad. I have worked on consulting assignments for engineering firms, contractors, and owners to solve foundation engineering, in situ testing, instrumentation, and vibration problems in my practice. Most of my work has focused on helping engineers and contractors build projects as designed/bid. As an expert I have provided third-party review, forensic, and dispute resolution assistance for my clients (engineers, builders, owners and attorneys) throughout my career. I have over 30 years of expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 128394 - DC TX

Expertise Description

I have over 50 years experience as a Laboratory Director specializing in mechanical design engineering, with an emphasis in all phases of industrial equipment and machinery design, vibration, including fans, blowers, motors, generators, engines, couplings, gearboxes, dynamometers and rolling mills. My expertise includes: troubleshooting of aircraft gas turbine engines and accessories, auxiliary power units, rotary wing drive gearboxes and gear trains. My expertise also includes: various motors, blowers, and variable frequency drives as well as ship propulsion systems, including diesel and gas turbine engines. I have additional expertise in troubleshooting, machinery malfunctions and failures, and machinery accidents, including accidents leading to extensive property damage, injury, and death. I have extensive experience in the use of vibration as a diagnostic tool, as well as high speed rotor balancing. I have experience with planning and executing heavy machinery lifts, evaluations of reinforced concrete foundations, and evaluations of fabricated machinery support structures, advanced vibration analysis and applications. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 107331 - FL MO OK PA

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience as a civil engineer, specializing in structural engineering. My expertise includes: advanced composites; blast testing; bridge inspection; bridge rehabilitation; civil infrastructure renewal / sustainability; composites; concrete; concrete inspections; concrete repair / rehabilitation; construction defects; construction materials; failure analysis; ferrocement; fiber reinforced concrete; FPR; laboratory testing; masonry standards; materials engineering; non-destructive testing; reinforced concrete; research and development; steel reinforced polymers; strength evaluations; structural analysis; and structural fiber reinforced plastics. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience.

Expert 107379 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience in mechanical and materials engineering, specializing in failure analysis. My expertise includes: accident investigation / reconstruction; construction defects (plumbing / H.V.A.C.); failure analysis (building materials, communications equipment, consumer products, machinery, medical devices; pressure vehicles, vehicles); fatigue / fracture / corrosion of metals / plastics / fiber composites; materials engineering; mechanical engineering; modal vibration analysis; and stress analysis. I have more than 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 48086 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience as a professional engineer and licensed general contractor in consulting, design, construction project management, university teaching, and research. I specializes in structural analysis / design, damage and failure investigations, and construction defects / accidents. I have expertise in performance evaluation of constructed facilities including the effects of natural (wind, earthquake, flood, fire) and man-made (vibrations, blast and impact) hazards, damage assessment, and repair and retrofit design. Has served as an expert on small and multi-million-dollar claims. My experience includes buildings, bridges, concrete cooling towers, offshore platforms, silos, damage investigation of single and multi-family residential, commercial and historic buildings, storage tanks and underground water conduits, blast in underground coal mines, explosion in a chemical plant, effect demolition, pile driving and new construction on adjacent buildings, excessive floor vibrations, cracking, settlement, wind, fire and flooding damage, foundation distress, retaining walls, slabs and pavements, evaluation of defective concrete, terrazzo and other construction materials, water intrusion damage, contract disputes, product liability, accidents, personal injury, property damage, and failures during construction. I have more than 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 43088 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience as a Mechanical Engineer with strong design, program management, business development and manufacturing background. My Extensive experience in the management of new product development includes oversight of intellectual property, formation of multi-disciplinary teams, concurrent engineering and state-of-the-art techniques for quickly getting products to market. Specializing in Fasteners, Latching Mechanisms, Aircraft and other Vehicle Structures, Structural Analysis, Kinematic Analysis, Air Infiltration, Numerical and Nonlinear Finite Element Modeling, Metals Behavior, Products Liability and Personal Injury. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 40226 - LA NM TX

Expertise Description

Mechanical and electrical engineer experienced in: design and testing; friction, corrosion and stress analysis; accident investigation and reconstruction; material and component failure analysis; stress and vibration; materials characterization and testing; electrical fires cause and origin investigations; product liability, reliability, and patent review; as well as, slip and fall, lightning, and electrocution.

Expert 40162 - AZ CA(N) CA(S) HI NM OR WA

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in Mechanical Engineering. My expertise includes: injury biomechanics, orthopedic biomechanics, mechanical device failure analysis, mechanical design analysis, accident reconstruction, vehicle testing, and industrial and consumer product liability. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 29294 - UT

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience in multi-industry design with a wide variety of products including mobile equipment, truck equipment, hydraulically operated machinery, auxiliary axles, exercise equipment, and molded plastic products. I have more than 15 years expert witness experience.

Expert 29068 - AL CA(N) CA(S) NV UT

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in mechanical engineering with emphasis on the development and improvement of a wide variety of products, including trucking equipment, refuse equipment, hydraulically operated mobile equipment, specialty axles and suspensions, exercise equipment, radio frequency and magnetically shielded enclosures, rotomolded containers, and a variety of consumer products. My areas of expertise include product design, concept generation, design, stress calculations, finite element analysis, modeling, prototyping, testing, manufacturing and assisting in the patent process. I have over 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 9027 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the field of Mechanical Engineering. My areas of expertise include failure analysis and design of consumer products and industrial equipment: pressure vessels, heat exchangers, valves, piping, general machinery, frame and structural components, compressors, pumps, turbines, ladders, chairs, bicycles, automobiles, trucks, railcars, and aircraft components. My specialties include: True color 3D Laser and Structured Light scanning documentation of small parts, vehicles (e.g. crush), equipment, and accident and crime scenes. My experience also includes preserving evidence digitally, measuring parts, and comparing vehicle crush. My additional expertise includes computer simulation and animation, 3D fly around, video, photographic and poster board presentation, and engineering technical services, as well as extensive experience in industrial equipment injuries and failures, including fans and other rotating machinery. I have over 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 463927 - NJ

Expertise Description

I have more than 10 years experience in the field of Mechanical Engineering with expertise in Medical Device Design. I have experience with Mechanical/Process Design, Material Science, and Biomedical Engineering. I am skilled in Design/CAD, Hazard Analysis, Testing/Analysis, in-vitro/ in-vivo biologic testing, and Patent/Regulatory submissions. I have additional experience with root cause failure analysis and custom data analysis programs.

Expert 462716 - IA IL IN MI MN

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the fields of Product Design and Failure Analysis with expertise in the manufacture of the subject part. I have experience with analyzing the physical stresses that arise in a product under various loading conditions, and in determining if the design is sufficient to survive such loads, and investigating product failures and accidents analysis from a fundamental engineering perspective, often applying finite element analysis. I have provided consulting experience in the energy, construction, industrial, thermal fatigue, medical, transportation, crane failures, marine, commercial, utility and residential industries. I have over 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 459548 - LA OK TX

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years experience in the field of Metallurgical Engineering with expertise in academic research and teaching. I have experience with failure analysis or products and parts and finding the root cause of fracture failures due to metallurgical inconsistencies, operational causes, and flaws in manufacturing processes. I have demonstrated knowledge in conducting investigations and scientific analysis of equipment failure in industrial operations, with additional experience in accident investigation and reconstruction, engineering investigations, consumer and industrial product failures, product liability, heavy equipment accidents, tubular products failures, welding failures, and corrosion caused failures. I have over 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 453586 - WI

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years experience in the field of Accident Reconstruction with expertise in Mechanical Engineering, human injury causation, impact biomechanics, traffic accident reconstruction, mechanical design, failure analysis, design of experiments, human stability and gait, and safety of buildings and building code compliance. I have over 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 453823 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 5 years in the field of Mechanical Engineering with expertise in failure analysis investigation, root cause analysis, microscopic examination of failed surfaces, mechanical testing, stress and vibration, materials characterization, and fractography analysis. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 430319 - CA(N) CA(S) DC FL NY RI

Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years experience in the field of Plastics and Molding. My extensive experience includes injection molding, liquid injection molding (LIM), metal injection molding (MIM), Reaction injection molding (RIM), mico injection molding, thermoforming, structural foam, gas assist, two color/ multi-component, insert & over-molding, in-mold decoration, and extrusion. I have over 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 426384 - MD

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in the field of Engineering Mechanics. My experience includes the general areas of experimental mechanics, fracture mechanics, fatigue, dynamic material response, engineering investigations, and electronic packaging. My research is directed toward assessing, mitigating, and managing risks associated with the design, manufacture and fielding of electronic products and systems; practical approaches for microelectronic package design; and reliability prediction methodologies. My expertise includes vibration life tests, electronic assemblies, industry microelectronics, optical fibers, and thermal stress. I have over 35 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 27115 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 15 years experience in mechanical engineering with a focus on design and failure analysis (failure of bolts and bolted connections to dynamic stability of scissors lifts and excavators to mechanical failure of hydraulic system components to mechanical behavior of industrial equipment), engineering research (detailed studies of the flange stress response, creep behavior of longitudinally welded pipes at high temperature, design of structural supports for a cryogenic superconducting MRI machine, design review of medical implants, dynamic analysis of multistory manufacturing facilities, and frequency analysis of silicon wafer fabrication components), Finite Element Analysis (simple two dimensional linear elastic analysis of pressure vessels to complete three dimensional nonlinear analysis of a bolted engine connecting rod and full contact dynamic analyses of crane clutch components), Accident Reconstruction and Crash worthiness, and Mechanical Testing. I have extensive experience in industrial equipment injuries and failures, including fans and other rotating machinery. I have over 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 324840 - VA

Expertise Description

I have more than 15 years in the field of Engineering. My expertise includes mechatronics, robotics, automated control systems and automation, mechanical design, vibration, mechanism design, machine design, and product development and integration. I have additional knowledge in mobile robotics for military and police applications, human robotic interaction, microprocessor-based applications, and computer aided design (CAD). I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 48402 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in structural engineering. My expertise includes: design, finite element analysis, repair, manufacturing, and testing of applications involving concrete, steel, fiberglass, masonry, composites, as well as other materials. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.