Expertise DescriptionI have over 35 years experience in environmental engineering. My experience includes corrosion engineering, water treatment, water quality analysis, water and wastewater treatment issues. My areas of expertise include analytical and process chemistry, water and wastewater analyses, hazardous waste management, corrosion processes and prevention, project and operations management, swimming pool sanitation equipment, water quality and treatment, wastewater treatment and disposal, food and drug chemistry, environmental sciences and engineering, laboratory management, and swimming pool water chemistry. I have more than 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.
Areas of Expertise
My expert witness experience includes: Construction defects, plumbing materials, and installation; Water quality/treatment – corrosion of copper in new houses; Corrosion investigation and litigation – galvanized pipe system; Corrosion investigation and litigation – copper systems; Failure investigation and litigation – plastic pipe systems, brass fittings.
My consulting services include water treatment, corrosion mitigation, and water quality evaluations.
My education, background and experience in wastewater treatment includes years of practice of control of sulfides, treatment to prevent sulfides, and forensic investigations after accidents (some involving fatalities) with sulfides.
|MS||Environmental Engineering||Loyola Marymount University||Los Angeles|
|BS||Analytical and Process Chemistry||Schule der Chemotechnik||Austria|
|California Proessional Engineer (Corrosion Engineering)|
|California Water Treatment Operator|
|Water Quality Analyst|
|American Water Works Association|
|California Lifetime Teaching Credential|
|Water/Wastewater Treatment and Engineering|
Awards & Affiliation
|Public Service in Chemistry Award|
|American Chemical Society|
American Water Works Association
Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases