Expert 519018 - CT

Expertise Description

With more than 15 years experience in the field of Fire Protection Engineering, my focus is in combustion, industrial fire protection, and explosion protection. I have additional expertise in Industrial Safety, Process Safety, Accident Analysis, and Fire Safety Standards. I have also worked as a Fire Protection Expert Witness in Connecticut for over 5 years.

Expert 520979 - OH

Expertise Description

I have been working for over 30 years in the Fire Service as a Firefighter and Fire Cause & Origin Investigator. My Expertise is in liquid propane and compressed gas fire and explosion investigations, natural gas, and liquid propane fire and explosion incidents, and structural fire analysis, as well as fire detection, protection, and suppression systems for residential and commercial building and construction systems. I have also provided courtroom testimony, consultations, and deposition for more than 20 years as an expert witness in Ohio.

Expert 520903 - MO

Expertise Description

I have over two decades of experience in Mechanical Engineering manufacturing fuel-fired appliances. I have expertise in fire causation and explosion investigations, manufacturing equipment evaluations, failure analysis of components, product liability evaluations, fuel-fired appliances, gas supply systems, HVAC equipment, residential/commercial building code compliance, and fire suppression systems. I have also spent time as a mechanical engineering expert witness in Missouri.

Expert 520481 - MD

Expertise Description

I have been working for over 15 years in the field of Fire Protection with a focus on fire and explosion phenomena and their interaction with both the built and natural environment. I performed hundreds of fire, explosion, and toxic exposure investigations in industrial, commercial, manufacturing, and residential spaces. My specialties include evaluating post-incident scenes and determining the source of ignition, the toxic spread of smoke and gasses, and the thermal or blast wave conditions that led to a loss. I am knowledgeable in the application of empirical and computational fluid dynamic models for event reconstruction and have published peer-reviewed articles on the subject. My skills also include how safety can be improved at a facility through the use of quantitative risk assessments, hazard evaluations, and performance-based design. I have also spent more than 15 years as a fire protection expert witness in Maryland by providing numerous clients with courtroom testimony, deposition, and consultations.

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Expertise Description

I have been working for over 40 years as a Forensic Fire/Explosion Investigator with an expertise in carbon monoxide incident investigation, fire origin and cause analysis, fire protection engineering, fire suppression systems, building code analysis, fire modeling, fire dynamics, gas industry engineering, experimental fire/explosion research, industrial/process hazard assessment, and engineering analysis. I have been regularly involved in origin/cause fire/explosion investigations, fire reconstructions, smoke detector failure investigations, sprinkler system failures, restaurant suppression system failures, building code issues, etc. As a gas engineer, together with my fire forensic experience, I have been regularly involved in the analysis of gas fires and explosions. I have also worked for more than 25 years as a fire investigation expert witness in Illinois and have provided numerous clients with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 520036 - NY

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience as a Firefighter and Fire Analyst with a particular focus on working in Origin and Cause Investigations, Explosion Investigations, Vehicle Fires, Marine Vessel Fires, and Fire Code Consultation. I have also spent time as a fire investigation expert witness in New York and have provided numerous clients with consultations and deposition.

Expert 520033 - NY PA

Expertise Description

I have worked for over 20 years in Fire and Arson Investigation with expertise in assisting in fire investigation to determine origin and cause of Arson, Accidental and undetermined Fires, Fatal Fires and Explosions. I have additional experience as a firefighter with expertise in fire suppression, fire prevention, driving, maintaining and operating the fire apparatus, and handling asbestos. I have also been working as a Fire Cause and Origin Expert in New York and Pennsylvania for more than a decade by providing consultations and deposition for numerous clients.

Expert 520240 - AZ

Expertise Description

With more than 20 years experience in the field of Firefighting, I have specialized in providing life safety, incident stabilization and property conservation for the citizens of the fire district in keeping with state and national codes and regulations while also providing training and leadership to the personnel under my supervision. My specific duties have included responding to emergencies, organizing shift assignments and training, investigating complaints, addressing and mitigating personnel issues, and submitting budgets. I have additional experience in attending numerous off-district wildland fires. I have spent time offering my services as a firefighter expert witness in Arizona. I have provided numerous clients with deposition, consultations, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 520085 - WA

Expertise Description

My career as a Senior Forensic Mechanical Engineer and Fire and Explosion Investigator has spanned over 30 years, specializing in forensic analysis involving HVAC and plumbing systems, including installation errors, manufacturing defects, and construction defects. I have additional expertise in failure analysis for refrigeration systems, machinery and conveyors, maritime property damage and injury incidents, fuel and gas piping, plumbing and fire sprinkler systems, hydraulic systems, and vehicle components, related to property damage, personal injury, and fatality events. I have prior experience as a Fire and Explosion Expert Witness in Washington and have provided clients with consultations and deposition.

Expert 520179 - AZ

Expertise Description

With more than 30 years experience in the field of Firefighting, my career has been focused on all aspects of firefighting in relation to emergency incidents, conferring on mitigating circumstances surrounding events by departments providing emergency care, consulting in fire apparatus design, fire suppression equipment, and consulting in the field of fire protection equipment for mobile firefighting equipment and land based firefighting in buildings, commercial and industrial, and specialized fire suppression equipment for hazardous materials. I have additional experience in advanced driver training for fire apparatus, and police, governmental agencies, as well as businesses and families. I am offering my services as a firefighting expert witness in Arizona.

Expert 520289 - OK

Expertise Description

With over 20 years experience in fire service, my career has specialized in Fire Origin & Cause, Incendiarism, Liability, Subrogation and Product Liability and Vehicles. I am also skilled with conducting explosion investigations. I have prior experience working as a fire investigation expert witness in Oklahoma. I have offered such services as deposition, consultations, and courtroom testimony for numerous clients.

Expert Fire Investigation Expert 520291 - OK

Expertise Description

My career has spanned more than 25 years working with fire service and fire investigating with a particular focus in fire investigation, explosion investigation, hazardous materials management, fire suppression, fire tactics, and ventilation. I have additional expertise in vehicle and equipment fires such as cranes, bulldozers and road building equipment. I have also worked for over two decades as a fire investigation expert witness in Oklahoma by providing deposition, courtroom testimony, and consultations.

Expert 507098 - CA(N) OR

Expertise Description

For more than 20 years, I have worked in Fire Cause & Origin Investigations with several years as a major city fire investigator, including over 15 years in the private sector. My areas of focus include arson, building fires, explosions, residential fires, industrial fires, vehicle fire origin and cause, wildland and forest fires, and aerial photographs of fires/scenes via drone. I have also spent over two decades working as a fire cause and origin investigations expert witness in Northern California. I have provided clients with courtroom testimony, deposition, and consultations.

Expert 519806 - NY

Expertise Description

My career has spanned more than 25 years in the field of fire and explosion origin and cause determination. I have a particular expertise in investigating the origin and cause of fires and examining marine related fire incidents, including freighters, commercial and recreational vessels, terminals and marinas. I have also spent over 25 years working as a fire cause and origin expert witness by offering deposition, consultations, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 457056 - FL

Expertise Description

With more than 55 years experience in the state of Florida working in the field of Mechanical Engineering, I have specialized in HVAC, plumbing, and building envelope integrity. I have additional knowledge in fire protection and electrical engineering for buildings. For over 30 years, I have offered my services as a mechanical engineering and HVAC expert witness in Florida by providing consultations for various clients, as well as deposition and courtroom testimony.

Expert 19556 - WA

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in engineering specializing in fires; explosions; fire protection; civil, electrical and mechanical failure analysis; design; construction; management of industrial plant production equipment; material handling machinery; and explosive mining equipment. My areas of expertise include fire cause and origin, explosions, large loss expert coordination and related mechanical and electrical failures. I have previously been deposed and have testified as an expert witness.

Expert 511375 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

My background in design and construction administration has lasted for more than 30 years with expertise in mechanical, plumbing, fire protection and energy management systems for commercial, institutional and residential facilities. I have additional knowledge in design and forensic analysis of HVAC, plumbing, fire protection and energy management systems. I have been recruited for previous expert witness work.

Expert 451724 - 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

As a fire and explosions expert for over 30 years, I have experience working with gas, liquid and dust fire and explosion litigation, incident investigation, consulting, hazard and risk assessment, training, research and fire/explosion testing. I have built up extensive expertise on electrostatic and other ignition sources through numerous incident investigations and laboratory studies. I have provided expert witness and litigation consulting services in legal cases for more than 15 years involving multiple fatalities, injuries and extensive property damages, which include those high-profile cases that drew attentions of the Congress, OSHA and general public, and played instrumental roles in these litigation cases. I am offering my services as a fire protection expert witness.

Expert 59093 - TX

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years of experience in the field as a Petroleum Engineer, I have also earned certifications as Fire and Explosion Investigator and as a Fire Investigator Instructor. I am an experienced drilling (land, offshore and deepwater), production and completion engineer specializing in, among other areas well and blowout control, drilling planning and operations, site supervision, rig and site safety, drilling rigs, drilling optimization and drilling problems, production impairment/restoration, and fracturing. Most of my research and development efforts are in the field of drilling and related problems. I have developed the vertical intervention concept from a floater, offset kill concept from a barge and design concepts for shallow gas diverters. Also, I have done research in the area of differential pressure pipe sticking. I have over 30 years of expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 509313 - AL OH

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years of experience as an Industrial Facilities Mechanical Engineer and 10 years as a Forensic Engineer. I am a professional engineer and licensed boiler operator. My areas of expertise include industrial facilities; clean rooms; boilers; chillers; cooling towers; HVAC; energy management; dematerialized water systems; and mechanical exhaust systems for dust, fumes, and radiation. I have over 10 years of expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 508532 - NY

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years in Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing (MEP) forensics and design with experience in HVAC and fire suppression/protection systems. My expertise includes forensic investigations, building system performance issues, property loss consulting, engineering design, and building code expertise. I have over 10 years of expert witness experience with consultation and testimony.

Expert 504791 - PA

Expertise Description

I have more than 10 years experience in the field of Mechanical Engineering with expertise in Fire Protection. I progressive engineering experience that includes elements of engineering management, fire protection engineering, mechanical engineering, code enforcement, and code consulting in the public, private, military and international sectors. I have performed special inspections related to fire sprinkler systems, fire standpipe systems, fireproofing, firestopping, fire resistant rated construction, HVAC systems, chimney/flue systems, energy conservation code related requirements, and final inspections.

Expert 455522 - DC MD OK VA

Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years experience in the field of Forensic Engineering with expertise in failure analysis of tanks, fire protection, plumbing, HVAC, and pumps. I have additional experience with HVAC & plumbing systems, pumping systems, appliances, construction sites, fire protection systems, flooding, fuel oil tanks, lightning strikes. I have over 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.