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.

Expert 518383 - OR

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years of Engineering experience, with an expertise in electronic and electromechanical instrumentation design. I am skilled in design of molded plastic, sheet metal, extrusions and castings, as well as current rapid prototyping processes. I have been the owner of an engineering firm which provides design, evaluation, and problem-solving for more than 40 clients in electronics, sports fitness, and medical mobility. I have had prior experience as Chair to a mechanical engineering advisory board for a university. I led a team of 6 industry experts to review course improvements and assure relevant metrics for attaining and keeping accreditation.

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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 517852 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years of experience in Mechanical engineering. As a Professor, I teach and do research on topics within the field. My current research activities include the development and use of micro-resolution particle image velocimetry (PIV) for measuring velocity fields in micro-scale flows, as well as the development of ac electrokinetic-based techniques for enhancing immunoassays and stem cell culturing, Ti-based thermal ground planes for cooling IC chips, and the development of free surface fluidics (FSF) and combining with SERS for trace chemical detection. I have over 10 years of expert witness experience with consultations and deposition.

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 514999 - NY

Expertise Description

I have more than 15 years of experience in Mechanical Engineering. As a Professor, my teaching strengths include the energy sciences such as thermodynamics, heat transfer, and fluid dynamics, and engineering mechanics such as the fundamentals of mechanical design, strength of materials, and statics. Research has included a project focused on developing and testing alternative fueled engines utilizing advanced combustion methods, development of a 50hp two –stroke spark ignition engine that operates on heavy fuel such as JP-8 and synthetic diesel generated from natural gas, and attempting to establish a research project focusing on identifying best practices for the teaching of STEM classes, specifically thermo science. I have prior expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

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Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years experience in the field as a Chemical Engineer with expertise in complex liquids: polymers, suspensions, emulsions, and biological fluids. Research in my laboratory has resulted in a number of techniques in optical rheometry such as high-speed polarimetry (birefringence and dichroism) and various microscopy methods (fluorescence, phase contrast, and atomic force microscopy). I am familiar with the development of solar cells, the microstructure of polymeric and other complex materials, deformation of the red blood cell in small capillaries, cell division and structure and composition of the tear film. In my laboratory, fundamental research is in progress to understand the orientation and deformation of monolayers at the molecular level. I have over 20 years of expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 507499 - OR

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years experience in the field of Mechanical and Material Engineering with expertise in fluid dynamics and industrial energy utilization. My research has encompassed the mechanics of fishing equipment, including fishing rods and the design of fly-casting equipment for optimal performance. My experience also includes the examination of the simultaneous heat and moisture transport through building materials and structures, moisture conditions in microclimates, woodstove performance, the fundamental processes of heat and mass transfer during drying, HVAC system efficiency, intellectual property and patent matters. I have over 15 years expert witness experience with consultation and deposition.

Expert 506998 - FL

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years of experience in the fields of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering with areas of interest in jet and rocket propulsion systems, advanced low pollutant emission, high efficiency combustions systems for advanced aircraft and automotive applications, and alternative fuels and renewable energy systems. I have developed graduate level courses in computational fluid dynamics, graduate level courses in thermodynamics and fluid dynamics, and undergraduate courses in internal combustion engines, fluid dynamics, aircraft propulsion, compressible flow, numerical analysis and thermodynamics. I have experience with automotive engineering, turbomachinery, internal combustion engines, external aerodynamics, dynamics, mechanics of materials, non-destructive testing. I have over 20 years expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 355726 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience as an Engineering Physicist, specializing in mechanical, structural and electrical engineering, as well as vehicle and fluid dynamics. I have experience in the failure analysis of products, such as structures, vehicles, mechanisms, control systems, fluid dynamics, and electromechanical systems. My expertise also includes accident reconstructions, business plans, and insurance claim evaluations. I have more than 40 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

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Expertise Description

I have more than 45 years experience in the fields of mechanical, environmental, and civil engineering with expertise in hydroelectric power and shipyard engineering. I have experience with design, procurement, installation and testing of hydraulic turbines; as well as fish screening systems, hydropower, performance testing, and energy efficiency. I have over 5 years expert witness experience with consultations and deposition.

Expert 447011 - DC NC

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in Chemical Engineering with expertise in polymer processing (design and simulation rheology); composite materials and processing; chemical handling; polymeric materials and properties. I have additional knowledge in the application of rheology and heat transfer to polymer processing and the processing of other non-Newtonian fluids; polymer processing including extrusion, injection molding, film blowing, fiber spinning, blow molding and film blowing; fluid instabilities and fracture; polymer liquid crystals; constitutive theories; polymer structure and processability. My expertise also includes the effects of flow on order and morphology (polymers); suspension rheology; thermoplastic composites processing; and food processing/rheology. I have more than 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 450402 - NY

Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years experience in the field of Mechanical Engineering with expertise in Electronic Engineering, Speaker Recognition and Signature Recognition software engines; Biometrics, Pattern Recognition and Internet-Commerce, Kinematic Analysis, and Applied Signal Recognition and Classification. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 322091 - MA

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years experience in the field of Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering. I specialize in Structural Dynamics, Fluid Dynamics, Aero elasticity and the application of Active Materials in these areas. My expertise and research include the fields of aircraft, helicopters, hypersonic missiles, oil exploration, valves for spacecraft and automotive injection systems, health monitoring of structures, energy harvesting, sensors and actuators.