Expertise DescriptionI have over 25 years experience in mechanical and materials engineering, specializing in failure analysis. My expertise includes: accident investigation / reconstruction; construction defects (plumbing / H.V.A.C.); failure analysis (building materials, communications equipment, consumer products, machinery, medical devices; pressure vehicles, vehicles); fatigue / fracture / corrosion of metals / plastics / fiber composites; materials engineering; mechanical engineering; modal vibration analysis; and stress analysis. I have more than 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.
Areas of Expertise
My expert witness experience includes: Product liability, Product recall, Wrongful death, Construction defect (plumbing/HVAC), Accident reconstruction.
I have a significant amount of experience measuring the performance of mechanical/electrical equipment – testing machines against expected operating criteria.
|MS||Mechanical Engineering||Stanford University|
|BS||Mechanical Engineering||University of California||Los Angeles|
|California Professional Mechanical Engineer|
Awards & Affiliation
|Innovative Product Award|
|Rental Equipment Register|
|James F. Lincoln Arc Welding Foundation|
American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases