Expertise DescriptionI have more than 35 years experience in building design and construction as a Structural Engineer with expertise in evaluating the condition of existing damaged and distressed structures and the design of repairs to bring the facilities back to sound condition. My experience includes: roofing and waterproofing; building evaluation; reinforced concrete, building envelope defects, building envelope issues, structural steel, and masonry structures; and the evaluation of historic structures. I have worked on such facilities as parking garages, bridges, plazas, building facades and balconies, marine piers, and industrial plants. I have over 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.
Areas of Expertise
My expert witness experience includes: Water infiltration into commercial building; Construction defects at exteriors walls and roofs; Structural engineering design; Condensation within exterior walls.
My consulting services include: Building design, Building engineer, Building engineering, Building evaluation, Building envelope, Building envelope defects, Building envelop issues, Failure analysis, Forensic engineer, Roofing and waterproofing, Structural engineer, Structural engineering, Structural failures, Water intrusion, Waterproofing, Concrete, Curtain walls, Glazing, Masonry, Construction materials, Stone, Steel, Windows, and Wood.
We have reviewed the condition of hundreds of roofs and rendered opinions of costs for required repairs.
|MS||Structural Engineering||University of Illinois|
|BS||Civil Engineering||University of Illinois|
|Licensed Illinois Structural Engineer|
|Licensed Professional Engineer in Illinois and 22 other states|
|National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) National Certificate|
|Structural Engineering Certification Board Certificate|
Awards & Affiliation
American Society of Civil Engineers
Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases