Audio Forensics Expert 325395 CA(N)

Expertise Description

With 30 years of experience in audio forensics, I have an expertise in: acoustical engineering; digital signal processing; audio and videotape authentication; audibility analysis of speech, alarms, and warning signals; voice identification and elimination and ‘ear witness’ testimony; enhancement of recordings; copyright infringement and musicological analysis; patent/intellectual property analyses for audio technology; gunshot acoustic analysis; videotape image enhancement; and analysis of digital recordings. I have additional knowledge in forensic musicology, transcription, and digital media recovery from cell phones and PDAs/tablets. I have provided numerous clients with deposition, courtroom testimony, and consultations for more than 20 years as an audio forensics expert witness.

Areas of Expertise

Expert Witness

I have provided testimony over fifty times in court or depositions, in U.S. Federal and State courts including the United States International Trade Commission (USITC), and courts in Canada and International arbitration panels (ICSID).

Consulting Experience

I have provided expert consultation in over 500 audio-video and acoustic forensic cases.


Degree Subject Institution
Ph.D. Computer Audio (Music -Theoretical Studies) University of California – San Diego CA
M.F.A. Electronic Music & Recording Media Mills College – Oakland CA
B.A. Music & Heuristic Models University of California – Santa Cruz CA

Awards & Affiliation

Acoustical Society of America
Audio Engineering Society
Human Factors and Ergonomics Society
Institute of Noise Control Engineering
American College of Forensic Examiners

Primary Affiliation

Acoustical Society of America