Expertise DescriptionI have more than 30 years experience in the field of diving as a course director and marine diving technology professor. My expertise includes: commercial diver training; commercial diving; recreational diver training; diving medicine; diving physics; diving physiology; rescue diver training; ROVs (remote operated vehicles); manned submersibles; and ADS (atmospheric diving suit) systems. I have over 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.
Areas of Expertise
My expert witness experience includes SCUBA diving training analysis, Commercial Diving Training analysis, Equipment investigation.
My consulting services include National Standards development for Commercial diving (ANSI / ACDE-01-2009, Surface Supplied Diver training, SCUBA training basic open-water through Instructor Trainer, Hyperbaric Diving First Aid and accident management, Hyperbaric Chamber Operator Training.
|B.S.||Occupational Studies||Cal State Long Beach|
|M.A.||Educational Technology||Pepperdine University|
|A.S.||Underwater Technology||Florida Institute of Technology|
|NAUI Instructor Trainer|
|Association of Diving Contractors Mixed Gas Diving Supervisor|
|Divers Alert Network Instructor Instructor-Trainer OIT|
|National Board of Diving Hyperbaric Medical Technology Instructor|
|International Association of Nitrox and Technical Divers Instructor Trainer|
Awards & Affiliation
|Marine Technology Society Academic Excellence Award 1990|
|Former Faculty Lecturer of the Year – Santa Barbara City College|
Association of Diving Contractors (ADC)
Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases