Construction Defect Expert 107379 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I 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

Expert Witness

My expert witness experience includes: Product liability, Product recall, Wrongful death, Construction defect (plumbing/HVAC), Accident reconstruction.

Professional Experiences

Relevant Experiences

I have a significant amount of experience measuring the performance of mechanical/electrical equipment – testing machines against expected operating criteria.


MSMechanical EngineeringStanford University
BSMechanical EngineeringUniversity of California Los Angeles

Licenses Certifications

California Professional Mechanical Engineer

Awards & Affiliation

Innovative Product Award
Rental Equipment Register
Merit Award
James F. Lincoln Arc Welding Foundation

Primary Affiliation

American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases