Expert 522454 - CA(N) NY

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years experience in Mechanical Engineering with expertise in machine design, computer optimization of structure and performance, machine shop skills, welding, thermodynamics, heat transfer, fluid mechanics, project management, optical disk drives, and atomic resolution storage. I have additional knowledge in solar and renewable energy with expertise in low cost inverters for solar power, energy storage flywheel design, and low cost, multi-GW power distribution. I have supplemental expertise in High Performance Fibers (HPFs) for use in aerospace (turbo machinery, rockets, airframes, nuclear thermal propulsion), nuclear power (fault tolerant fuel rod cladding and Fuel in Fiber"), and other industries that require advanced materials with exceptional strength, stiffness, heat resistance and/or chemical resistance. I have over 30 years expert witness experience.

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 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 been active in computational, theoretical, and experimental fluid mechanics for over 35 years with academic and governmental experience. Since 2010 I have been a Professor of Mechanical Engineering, before that I was a Research Mechanical Engineer at a research laboratory. My area of expertise is within fluid mechanics, more specifically, I have participated in a wide range of fundamental research areas such as: development of direct and large eddy simulation methods for turbulent flows, turbulent transport physics, air-sea interfacial dynamics and transport with special emphasis on the surface thermal (infrared) signature of breaking waves and subsurface turbulence, and surfactant effects on free surface flows. As well as, the first principles understanding of polymer drag reduction and riblet drag reduction, atmospheric boundary layer flows, turbulence modeling, hydroacoustics, physics of coastal and estuarine flows, applications of Karhunen-Loeve expansion methods to turbulence and to geophysical flows, infrared remote sensing, and aerosol physics. I have taught undergraduate courses in fluid mechanics, heat transfer, and strength of materials. At the graduate level I have taught courses in fluid mechanics, advanced fluid mechanics, and turbulence. In addition, I am currently a Principal Investigator on research funded by a foundation and also privately.

Expert 508771 - AL AK AZ AR 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 RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WY WI

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I have more than 15 years of experience in Mechanical Engineering with control systems design, systems commissioning and building engineering project management. In 2013 I established an engineering company and developed an integrated design process that optimizes mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection, and building systems designs with the end user in mind. I have years of field experience testing, commissioning, and troubleshooting various building systems and designs to pinpoint and resolve deficiencies, and I have spent a large portion of my career identifying design pitfalls, diagnosing anomalies, and developing solutions for operational and code compliance issues. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 508743 - AL AK AZ AR 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 RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WY WI

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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 505631 - AL AK AZ AR 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 RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WY WI

Expertise Description

I am a mechanical engineer, with over 40 years of experience in the field of internal combustion engines, specializing in diesel and natural gas engines and related technologies. I started my career in 1973 with a company where I gained valuable experience in engine design and development, before moving to the university sector in 1981. I developed research programs in diesel and natural gas engine technologies and taught bachelors’ and master’s courses in diesel engine technology, and advised graduate students at doctoral and masters levels in the field of internal combustion engine technology. In business, I have also managed the development of new technologies and innovation through small teams – processing to the leadership of a large global engineering organization with greater than 2,000 engineers. My leadership role in innovation and technology development, new product development and support has included managing resources and product development in both leading and emerging markets – most notably Brazil, India, and China. I was directly involved with almost every new engine and exhaust emission program from 1993 to 2014. These programs delivered successful engine designs with dramatic reductions of criteria pollutants, oxides of nitrogen (NOx) and particulate matter (PM) of over 98% to near-zero levels. I provided emission regulations promulgated by EPA and California. I have prior 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 348639 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 45 years experience in the Mechanical Trades with expertise in Refrigeration, Heating, and Air Conditioning. I have experience with mechanical contracting, Mechanical Infrastructure, Thermodynamics, Commercial Refrigeration; Water Usage; Water Supply; Medium Temperature and Low Temperature, as well as Heating/Air Conditioning, and Ventilation. I have additional experience with boilers, hot water, and construction defect and standard of care. I have over 5 years expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and court 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 55533 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience as an Aeronautical / Mechanical Engineer specializing in fire physics, thermodynamics, combustion, and heat / mass transfer. My expertise includes: micro-gravity combustion; micro-combustion power generation; meso- and micro-scale combustion; self-heating, pyrolysis, and self-ignition of combustible materials; liquid fuel pool burning; smoldering and transition to flaming; ignition / fire propagation in solid and liquid fuels; wild-land fire propagation; and wild-land fire spotting through burning particles and embers. I have additional experience in explosions and accidental fires in vehicles, aircraft, commercial fires, wild land fire, residential / commercial buildings, and petro-chemical plants. I have more than 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 19579 - TX

Expertise Description

I have over 45 years experience in mechanical engineering with expertise in heat transfer, fluid dynamics, thermodynamics, materials, structures and instrumentation. My specialties also include cryogenics engineering and hydraulics, pneumatics and thermal management systems. My accomplishments include having conceived and developed a large hydrogen calorimeter test laboratory for Space Shuttle developments and aircraft thrust reverser concept for fighter aircraft.

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 444582 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 7 years experience in the field of Materials Science with expertise in failure analysis of consumer, industrial and biomedical products, material testing and characterization, metals, stress analysis, corrosives, electron scanning microscopy, destructive testing, mathematical modeling, nondestructive testing, and tensile strength. I have knowledge of Atomic Force Microscopy, Vibrating Sample Magnetometer, Rutherford Backscattering Spectrometry, X-Ray Diffractometry, X-Ray Florescence, Scanning Electron Microscopy, Transmission Electron Microscopy, and Energy Dispersive Spectrometry. I have over 5 years expert witness experience.

Expert 443168 - DE FL GA IL MD NE NY OH PA TN VA

Expertise Description

I have over thirty years of experience in the field of Research and Technical Management in the Energy and Automotive industries with expertise in automotive safety devices, automotive electronics, alternate energy products, and sensors of all types. I have additional knowledge in software development, new product development, micromachined devices, fluid dynamic systems, designs of superconducting energy storage devices, magnetic power conversion devices for space satellites, and megawatt size solar energy. I have more than 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 404809 - NY

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years in the field of Metallurgy and Mechanical Engineering Industry. My extensive experience includes materials science and engineering; metallurgical engineering, processing science and microstructure design of ceramic thin films, bulk ceramics, and hybrid materials; nanostructured oxide films and nanoparticles; biomimetic synthesis; template-directed nucleation and growth of ceramic materials; oxidation of metals, including indium, tin, solders, and copper; and atomistic and continuum-level simulation and modeling. My additional experience includes failure analyses of materials exposed to various conditions involving stress, temperature, and impact. My research areas include mechanical properties of materials used to evaluate the capacity of materials under various conditions.

Expert 48427 - TX

Expertise Description

I have over 55 years experience in the field of refractory quality control services with expertise in petrochemical, power generation, cement and other industries that operate refractory lined equipment. I have additional experience in the inspection of existing refractory lining systems, inspection of refractory lining systems under construction, thermal expansion and contraction, laboratory testing of refractory materials, and refractory design, and the presentation of refractory training seminars. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 341985 - NY

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience in various engineering and construction capacities. My experience and work assignments include various aspects of the main disciplines of Engineering and Environmental consulting including but not limited to: building sites; building and safety codes compliance; facility assessments; cost of repair; windows installation; construction and project management; carbon monoxide formation; physical condition surveys; reserve funding analysis; thermal expansion and contraction; plumbing; electrical; heating, ventilating, and air conditioning design inspection and evaluation; and preparation of contract documents and specifications for repairs and restoration of buildings and site items. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 340481 - MI

Expertise Description

I have 40 years experience in digital printing and imaging. I have experience in many disciplines, including chemistry, chemical engineering, computer science, materials science, mechanical and petroleum engineering, and physics. I have conducted research on digital printing and imaging, ink, printability, coatings for nonimpact printing, theoretical and computational interfacial phenomena, molecular composites, thermodynamics of phase behavior and critical phenomena, fluid mechanics, flow through porous media, statistical mechanics, molecular simulations, percolation theory, phase behavior of polymer blends, nonlinear optics, multiprocessor computing, networking of computers, and numerical methods. I have prior expert witness experience.