Corrosion Expert 8966 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I 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

Expert Witness

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.

Consulting Experience

My consulting services include water treatment, corrosion mitigation, and water quality evaluations.

Relevant Experiences

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.


MSEnvironmental EngineeringLoyola Marymount University Los Angeles
BSAnalytical and Process ChemistrySchule der Chemotechnik Austria

Licenses Certifications

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

Primary Affiliation

American Water Works Association

Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases