Building Design Structural Engineer Expert 321805 IL

Expertise Description

I 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

Expert Witness

My expert witness experience includes: Water infiltration into commercial building; Construction defects at exteriors walls and roofs; Structural engineering design; Condensation within exterior walls.

Consulting Experience

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.

Professional Experiences

Relevant Experiences

We have reviewed the condition of hundreds of roofs and rendered opinions of costs for required repairs.


MSStructural EngineeringUniversity of Illinois
BSCivil EngineeringUniversity of Illinois

Licenses Certifications

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

Primary Affiliation

American Society of Civil Engineers

Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases