Automated Production Machines Expert 26478 WA

Expertise Description

P.E. - Consulting expert with more than 35 years' experience in the field of mechanical engineering as a machinist and assembly mechanic. Has designed and put into operation mining and construction machinery, inspection and test equipment, automated production machines, and materials handling devices.

Areas of Expertise

Expert Witness

  • slips / trips and falls
  • ladder and scaffold falls
  • mechanical failure of industrial machinery
  • industrial machine accidents

Consulting Experience

  • photography, documentation, engineering analysis, and accident reconstruction
  • design of track and wheel-mounted undercarriages, prototype design of a fiber optic cable winding and testing machinery, and of forest products machinery and drilling equipment
  • investigation in automobile, truck, motorcycle, pedestrian, bicycle, and boat accidents; machine guarding issues; water plumbing, furniture, hand tools, power tools; lighting adequacy

Professional Experiences

  • Washington Association of Technical Accident Investigators
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • American Society for Testing and Materials
  • Society of Automotive Engineers


B.S.Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of Washington

Licenses Certifications

Registered Professional Engineer
State of Washington
Certified English XL Slipmeter Operator

Awards & Affiliation

Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases