Architectural Acoustics Expert 60147 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years in engineering, specializing in architectural and forensic acoustics, particularly related to aeronautical and aerospace projects. My expertise includes: acoustic design / management; airport / air traffic noise studies; audio recording / authentication; community noise assessment / monitoring; digital signal processing; engineering management; environmental noise assessment / monitoring; gunshot / firearms acoustics and audibility; land use; project management; sound insulation; and video recording authentication. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Areas of Expertise

Expert Witness

My expert witness experience includes: forensic simulation of gunshot audibility in a murder trial; environmental noise assessment on noise emissions and acoustical impact from a wild generator; noise ordinance against amphitheater noise in federal court; investigation of audio evidence in a murder trial.

Consulting Experience

My consulting experience includes: Pre-construction monitory and assessment of homes; Acoustical design, acoustical measurement, quality control and reporting on residences; Program management for acoustical retrofit of residences.

Relevant Experiences

My expertise is in engineering acoustics. I have extensive experience with the measurement, prediction, assessment and mitigation of various noise sources with respect to many acoustical standards. My experience includes testimony in cases involving amphitheater noise, gunshot noise and fire alarm noise.


M.S.EngineeringStanford University
B.S.M.E.Mechanical EngineeringArizona State University

Licenses Certifications

Board Certified
Institute of Noise Control Engineering

Awards & Affiliation

Primary Affiliation

Acoustical Society of America

Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases