Electrical Power Engineering Expert 502861 FL

Expertise Description

I have worked for more than 35 years in the field of electrical power engineering with expertise in electrical power systems design, construction, and analysis. I have experience with specification of switchgear, electric motors, transformers, and cables; as well as the forensic engineering investigations of transformer, motor, switchgear and cable failures. I have provided numerous clients with consultations and deposition for over 15 years as an electrical power engineering expert witness.

Areas of Expertise

Expert Witness

My expert witness experience includes:
Severe injuries or fatalities due to arc flash incidents
Large electrical generator failures
Electrical equipment failures
Electrical equipment malfunctions

Consulting Experience

My consulting experience includes:
Review of Arc flash investigation at industrial facilities
Review of electrical distribution system design
Analysis and design of electrical substation grounding systems
Analysis of electrical power cable failures


Degree Subject Institution
M.S. Electrical Engineering University of Pittsburgh – Pittsburgh Pennsylvania
B.S. Electrical Engineering University College – Cork Ireland

Licenses Certifications

Professional Engineer (PE) in Florida, Illinois, Michigan and Wisconsin, and Indiana.

Awards & Affiliation

Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE)
Illinois Society of Professional Engineers (ISPE)
National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
Transformer Committee Award

Primary Affiliation

Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE)