Expertise DescriptionI have over 40 years in the field of Entomology, with an emphasis on insects affecting wood and wood products, primarily termites. My areas of expertise include biology of termites, chemical ecology of subterranean termites, chemical taxonomy of subterranean termites, control of subterranean termites with baits, development of termite control technologies, and insect pests of wood-in-service. I have experience assisting homeowners and homebuilders with assessments of damage and control of infestations of powder post beetles, drywood termites, pest inspections, and woodwasps as an urban entomologist. I have more than 5 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.
Areas of Expertise
My expert witness experience include matters related to Entomology, specializing in wood-destroying insects with an emphasis on termites.
My consulting services include matters related to Entomology, specializing in wood-destroying insects with an emphasis on termites.
My professional experience includes working as a Chief Research Entomologist.
|B.S.||Zoology||University of California||Davis||California|
|M.S.||Entomology||University of Arizona||Tucson||Arizona|
|Ph.D.||Entomology||University of Arizona||Tucson||Arizona|
Awards & Affiliation
|Entomological Society of America|
|Hawaiian Entomological Society|
|International Society of Chemical Ecology|
|International Union for the Study of Social Insects|
|Pacific Coast Entomological Society|
Entomological Society of America
Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases