Expertise DescriptionI have over 30 years experience in mechanical engineering. My expertise includes elevator inspector, vehicle accident reconstruction, low speed impact, product liability (ladders, chairs, elevators, hydraulic lifts, power tools, machinery etc.), slip, trip, and fall, and building and safety codes violations (stairs, rails, etc.). I have more than 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.
Areas of Expertise
My expert witness experience includes: Ladder failure; Accident reconstruction; Low speed rear-end collisions; Slip, Trip & Fall; Golf Cart accidents; Power Tools; Robotics and Automation safety; Elevators; Building codes (stairs, doors etc.); Gym equipment; Door closure.
My consulting services include: Engineering consulting; Patents evaluation and provisional patents development; development of vision based inspection of holes drilled by abrasive water jets; regarding robotic manipulators for Sensormatic; Failure analysis of pagers using drop tests for Motorola; Principal Investigator numerous sponsored research projects.
I did many cases of stairs in residential and commercial properties. The issue was usually violation of building codes. I have also performed many slip tests and testified on the issue.
I did two drowning cases in the past and I have the equipment to measure light level.
|B.A.||Mechanical Engineering||Technion – Israel Institute of Technology|
|M.S.||Mechanical Engineering||Technion – Israel Institute of Technology|
|Ph.D.||Mechanical Engineering||Technion – Israel Institute of Technology|
Awards & Affiliation
|Exxon Faculty Award|
|Texas A & M University|
|Technion – Israel Institute of Technology|
Safety Committee, Human Factors & Ergonomics Society
Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases