Expertise DescriptionI have over 30 years experience in coastal engineering and coastal land development. My expertise includes: beach nourishment; coastal boardwalks; coastal processes / development; environmental engineering; erosion (bluff / coastal / shoreline); lagoon restoration; levees; longshore sand transport; marinas; seawalls; shore protection devices (construction, design, permitting); soils engineering; surfing reefs; tidal waves; uprush analysis; water elevation; and wave forces / shoring. I have 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.
Areas of Expertise
My expert witness experience includes: Wake/Wave swamping of small boar; Seawall impacts on shoreline; Quarry stone seawall failure; Impact of dredging on shoreline erosion; Erosion.
My consulting experience includes: Coastal Engineering; Pile design, wave forces; Sediment transport; Shoreline erosion.
|BA||Applied Mathematics and Engineering||UCSD|
|MS||Oceanography||University of California||Scripps Institute of Oceanography|
|Professional Civil Engineer|
Awards & Affiliation
|Magna Cum Laude UCSD|
|UC Regents Fellowship|
American Society of Civil Engineers
Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases