Expert 107482 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years experience in Mechanical Engineering with Fire and Explosion Investigating specializing in fire cause and origin. My expertise includes investigation and analysis of fire, water loss, product defects, explosions, and human injury incidents. I have additional experience in heat transfer, mass transfer, fluid mechanics, fire protection engineering, human behavior in fire, hydraulics, laser diagnostics, and component testing. I have over 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 135053 - AZ CA(N) CA(S) CO NV NM OR UT WA

Expertise Description

I have over 15 years experience specializing in wildland fire science; field experience with fire in most forests, rangelands, and grasslands in the western United States; designed fire hazard reduction treatments in coniferous forests in the Sierra Nevada; been involved in dozens of prescribed fires including ignitions, holding, and incident commander; taught forestry including fire ecology, fire behavior, dendrology, introductory silviculture, hardwood ecosystems, fire science seminar, and disturbance ecology; and assisted in the evaluation and design of natural preserves. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 128387 - PA

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years experience in the field of Fire Scene Investigation with expertise in Mechanical Engineering, evidence inspection and examination, report preparation for investigations, electrical accident reconstruction, origin and cause of fire, forensic engineering and analysis of accidents, water damage events, and fires relating to a wide variety of incidents. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 107538 - FL

Expertise Description

I have over 50 years experience in electrical engineering and mechanical engineering. My expertise in heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (H.V.A.C.) systems includes: chilled water / cold storage / ice storage systems; cold storage refrigeration; campus-type heating / cooling; high rise chill water / heat pump / split systems; high-temperature hot water systems; industrial ventilation; laboratory air conditioning / ventilation; and variable air volume (V.A.V.) systems. My expertise also includes: building plumbing design / engineering; fire alarm / life safety facility systems; and fire sprinkler protection. I have additional expertise in electrical systems: closed circuit television (C.C.T.V.); computer network / telephone raceways; data communication / distribution; emergency power supply; intercoms; lighting (exterior, interior, parking lot, roadway); Master Antenna / Cable television (M.A.T.V.); power distribution; and clock, security, and sound systems. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 96458 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in marine engineering and engineering management. My expertise includes: asset management; construction management / oversight; design review; electrical / mechanical infrastructure development / construction / monitoring; employee relations; engineering scheduling / oversight; facilities management (control systems, critical systems, critical facility solution, electrical / power distribution, fire safety, fire suppression, fuel, generators, H.V.A.C., plumbing, telecommunications, UPS systems); incident reporting; maintenance standards / procedures; Occupational Safety and Health (O.S.H.A.); project management; and technical support for component and integrated testing / commissioning. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 48690 - OR

Expertise Description

I have over 15 years experience as a mechanical engineer. My areas of expertise include: design (fire protection, H.V.A.C., plumbing, process piping systems); construction administration and commissioning services; and due diligence analysis. My experience includes apartments, commercial properties, condominiums, conference centers, hotels, industrial spaces, multi-use buildings, parking garages, residential buildings, restaurants, and townhouses. I have expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 55763 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in fire, fire suppression, arson, and related matters, investigating over 3,000 fire incidents. My expertise includes: arson; boat / marine fires; computer modeling; electrical engineering; evidence collection; fire cause / origin; fire investigations; fire prevention; fire safety; fire science; forensic studies; mechanical engineering; and wildland fires. I have over 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 60162 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have 30 years experience specializing in laws, policies, and regulations of fire-related matters, including: public management and administration; marketing; public affairs; public safety; legal analysis; fire safety; and fire prevention. My expertise includes: program development; regulatory compliance; investigations; policy / procedures development; investigations; fire / life safety inspections; budgeting; cost controls; code enforcement; hazardous materials; land use; law enforcement; fire engineering; building standards; Uniform / International building and fire codes; and legislative analysis. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 56433 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 10 years experience in suppression of accidental and incendiary fires of petroleum, rubbish, vehicles, vegetation, and structures. My expertise includes: fire cause and origin; fire company management; fire fighting; rescue; evidence collection; liability identification; criminal investigative procedures; investigative techniques and burns; laws of arrest and firearms; arson fire indicators; arson for profit; live fire investigations; fire chemistry; explosives and post-blast analysis / investigation; electrical fires; wild land fires; vehicle fires; fatal fires; human scent evidence; and juvenile fire setter investigation. I also have experience in portable fire extinguishers, halon / carbon dioxide systems, smoke detectors, emergency lighting, and standpipe / sprinkler testing. I have prior expect witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 8902 - AZ CA(S) NV

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in mechanical, plumbing, and fire protection engineering and construction issues. My areas of expertise include heating, ventilation & air conditioning, energy conservation, hot & cold supply systems, plumbing & drainage systems, roof drainage systems, process cold water & hot water systems, fire sprinkler & standpipe systems, fire suppression systems, fuel oil systems, and Title 24 calculations. I have more than 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 8900 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

P.E. – Experienced in safety engineering. Areas of expertise include: drilling, producing (including offshore), refining, pipeline and construction activities in the petroleum industry; procedural and equipment consideration and compliance with federal OSHA, Cal/OSHA industry and other applicable standards; high-rise building construction and general industry safety concepts; and hazardous materials handling and disposal. Special knowledge in safety, codes, toxic gas explosions due to hydrocarbons, NFPA codes and fire suppression technology, safety orders, Coast Guard regulations, as well as, Harbor and Longshoremen regulations.

Expert 8841 - AZ CA(N) CA(S) KY LA NV OH

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years experience in building, plumbing, HVAC, fire sprinkler systems, fire suppression system, industrial piping systems for processes and lab systems. My areas of expertise include retail, residential, office, industrial buildings, college campuses, medical on comfort cooling, clean rooms, and industrial air conditioning. I have more than 5 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 365503 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the field of Fire Cause and Origin with expertise in all aspects of testing related to fire, explosions, and equipment performance and failure. I have experience with the analysis in fire spread, damage patterns, material failure, equipment failure, and fire management systems. I also provide computer generate graphics of data (graphs, tables, etc.) and drawings for analysis and reports. I have over 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 348633 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in Fire Service and Fire Investigation. My areas of expertise include fire behavior, fire suppression and elementary recognition of fire cause and origin. I have experience investigating various types of fires ranging from structure type to grass and brush, as well as accidental to incendiary. I have over 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

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, lightening strikes. I have over 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 457500 - AL AK AZ AR BC CA(N) CA(S) CO CT DE DC FL GA HI 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 WY WI

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in the field of Fire Protection and Safety Engineering. My expertise includes fire protection system design, installation, maintenance, operation, and failures, including: fire detection; smoke detection; fire alarm; central station; sprinkler systems – wet pipe, dry-pipe, pre-action, and mist; fire suppression systems, and smoke control; and sprinkler leakage and water damage. I have additional experience in fire and smoke barriers; building code, life safety code, and fire code compliance; fire hazard, building materials, and fire resistance ratings; fire cause and origin; vehicle fire investigation; arson; human behavior in fire conditions; means of egress, egress signage, and emergency lighting; and fire modeling. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 48254 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have 50 years experience in the fields of Fire Protection and Civil Engineering. I have extensive experience with the Uniform and International Building Codes, Uniform and International Fire Codes, NFPA Standards and other related codes and standards. My expertise includes residential, commercial, industrial, and high-rise building construction, automatic fire alarm systems, smoke-alarms, automatic fire sprinkler systems, fire pumps, and fuel storage tanks. I have previously worked on fire loss, water damage, and construction defect cases. I have more than 35 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 447177 - TX

Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years experience in the Fire Protection Engineering with expertise in fire and building codes, development of fire protection design documents, code evaluations and plan reviews, remodeling or upgrading newly designed or existing facilities, damage assessment, procedure development, and chemical hazard evaluations. I have over 5 years expert witness experience.

Expert 327840 - PA

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the field of Construction Law. I am a licensed attorney with extensive experience in design / build projects including field supervision of projects involving HVAC, chilled water plants, refrigeration systems, heated oil projects, heat recovery, geothermal, steam, natural gas, propane, wet/dry fire suppression, plumbing, power and control wiring for commercial, and industrial and institutional clients. I have over 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 343915 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years experience as a career firefighter in the field of Emergency Response. My expertise includes training records of the fire department employee, emergency vehicle procedures, determination of driver’s scope of practice and/or level of training, fire department policies and procedures, and state vehicle code compliance. My additional experience includes driving and operating fire apparatus and equipment, fire engines, aerial ladder truck, support vehicles, ambulances, fire suppression, aircraft / crash rescue, dispatched emergencies, emergency medical services, and fire prevention. My extensive knowledge in law enforcement vehicles relating to driving to an emergency incident, specifically as it relates to conditions warranting a code 3 response. I have experience as a paramedic and providing expertise in pre-hospital care as well as how it relates to responding under emergency conditions while transporting patients to hospital destinations. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 55213 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in fire protection engineering, specializing in combustion science, fire modeling, fire protection engineering, fire research, heat transfer, optical properties of surfaces, and thermal physics. My experience includes matters pertaining to combustion and explosions; thermal radiation; foam, gas phase, and powder fire extinguishers; smoke detectors; private and commercial aircraft fires, vehicle fires and watercraft fires; residential building fires; commercial building fires; industrial building fires; rural, suburban, and urban fire hazards; and fire performance and spread in electrical cable arrays. I have more than 35 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 351549 - IL

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years experience in Fire Protection & Mechanical Engineering. My expertise includes: failure analysis, fire suppression / alarm systems, plumbing systems, gas supply systems, consumer products, autos / trucks / other vehicles, fuel fired appliances, HVAC equipment, manufacturing equipment, agricultural / construction equipment, furnaces, boilers, water heaters, fuel systems, and explosions. I have prior expert witness experience.