Mechanical Engineer Expert Witness MI 534351

Expertise Description

I am a knowledgeable mechanical engineering expert witness with more than three decades of experience in the field. I specialize in control systems and safety critical software, safe code software development, design optimization, simulation, and test methods, (design of experiments, engineering statistics, and data analysis). My experience has spanned automotive, aerospace and power generation industries, and governmental regulatory work. I have experience offering my services as a mechanical engineering expert witness.

Automotive Industry Expert Witness FL 522494

Expertise Description

I am a knowledgeable auto industry expert witness with more than three decades in the field. I specialize in automotive electronics, drivability, forensic drivability diagnostics, high performance vehicle modifications, and alternative fuel technologies. I have worked on US fighter aircraft, submarines, and the space shuttle, as well as regular fleet vehicles. I have provided deposition, consultations, and courtroom testimony for over 15 years as an automotive industry expert witness.

Automotive Repair Expert Witness OH 531319

Expertise Description

I have worked as an automotive mechanic technician with over 45 years experience in the automotive repair industry. I specialize in car care, tires, automotive electronics, diesel mechanics, and engine systems. I have provided courtroom testimony, consultations, and deposition for more than two decades as an automotive repair expert witness.

Mechanical Engineer Expert 530934 PA

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in mechanical engineering with a particular focus in the investigation and faliure analysis of child safety seats, seatbelts, seatbacks, restraint systems, industrial equipment, airbag deployment, airbags, black box data retrieval, crash data retrieval, equipment failure, forensic analysis, forensic engineering, lawnmowers, product failure, restraints, root cause analysis, seating, household appliances, forklifts, ladders, scaffolds, machine guards, wheelchair lifts & occupant restraints, patient lifts, and consumer products. I have offered my services for more than 20 years as a mechanical engineering expert witness with deposition, courtroom testimony, and consultations.

Automotive Care Expert 524062 NY

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years' experience in automotive care with an emphasis in automotive and truck maintenance. My expertise includes engine repair, engine performance, electronics and electrical, heating and air conditioning, brakes, and steering and suspension. I have taught courses in NYS inspection, parts and service management, and introduction to automotive technology. I have experience offering my services as an automotive care expert witness.

Vehicle Fleet Management Expert 529235 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have worked in bus fleet management for over 35 years. I specialize in P.M. program performance evaluations, bus fire investigations, on-site assistance, engineering services, and safety system program plan evaluations, wheel chair lift failures on elderly and handicapped buses, as well parts and system component failure leading to accidents or incidents. I have provided courtroom testimony, consultations, and deposition as a bus fleet management expert witness for more than 25 years.

Human Factors Transportation Safety Expert 526738 WA

Expertise Description

I have over 5 years experience in human factors and transportation safety with expertise in autonomous vehicle systems, modeling system takeover events, driver takeover events, and trust in automation. I have additional experience in experimental design, human factors, transportation engineering, statistical modeling, and computer programming. I have prior experience providing my services as a human factors and transportation safety expert witness.

Gas Pump Expert 522353 TX

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years experience as a Professional Mechanical Engineer and Experienced Manager with a track record of bringing successful and efficient product designs to market. My expertise includes designing and developing pressure pumping and well intervention equipment, as well as downhole tools to the petroleum industry and leading edge conventional and robotic manufacturing systems to automotive, aerospace and general industries. I am offering my services as a gas pump expert witness.

Automotive Engineer Expert 519648 AL

Expertise Description

I have more than 45 years of continuous experience in the automotive industry. I have worked for a car manufacturer, an electronic systems and device supplier, and have consulted for the last fifteen years as an independent automotive electronics consultant working with automotive electronics suppliers of many types. I have worked in the industry areas of R&D, applied engineering, development, product engineering, manufacturing engineering, product line management, and business line direction. My entire career has been focused on the development and design of components, subsystems, and systems for use in the automotive industry. I began doing a small amount of expert witness work in 2005, but most of my expert work has taken place since 2013. I have worked on seventeen expert cases, all dealing with automotive technology. Most of these cases have involved work for the defendant, but we have also worked for the plaintiff on some cases. I have spent over 10 years as an automotive engineer expert witness and have experience in drafting declarations, reports, doing prior art investigations, deposition, and court testimony. We have worked on IPRs, District Court cases, and class action filings. While a majority of our cases involve only one client and law firm, we do have experience working with multiple (two to four) clients and their individual law firms on a single case.

Biomedical Engineering Expert 521883 PA

Expertise Description

As a biomedical engineering expert witness, I have over 20 years experience with expertise in occupant crash protection, the seat belt defense, human tolerance, crash forensics, low-speed impact, mobility needs of disabled persons, rehabilitation devices, home care services, healthcare facility slip-and-fall prevention, wheelchair testing, and vehicle design. I have offered my services for over two decades as a biomedical engineering expert witness with consultations, courtroom testimony, and deposition.

Optics Expert 521882 MD

Expertise Description

I have over 15 years experience in the field of Optics with expertise in high-performance biomedical optical microscopy, endoscopy, and distance sensing; electron microscopy devices and techniques; light sheet microscopy; and hardware, lenses, optics, and software needed for endoscopic microscopy. I am offering my services as an optics expert witness.

Automotive Repair Industry Expert 517924 AL

Expertise Description

I have worked for over 15 years in the Automotive Repair Industry. My expertise lies in working with factory engineering representatives on problem vehicles, all aspects of service and repair on all automotive systems, Automotive Dealership Operations, diagnosing and repairing problem vehicles, and the maintenance and repair of new and customer owned vehicles.

East Asian Automotive Economics Expert 521249 VA

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years of experience in Economics in regards to East Asian Automotive economics. My expertise is in the future of the domestic Japanese industry, on the technological role of suppliers, on "roadmaps" as a tool for coordinating innovation, and on the political economy of the industry in China. I have additional knowledge in shifts in consumption affecting the rhythm of daily life, the rise of car-based suburbs replete mall-based retailing, and the transition in working lives with the shift to an urban-based service economy. I have also spent over a decade working as an economics expert witness in Virginia.

Medical Device Design Expert 349285 MI

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in intellectual property, product development, and product liability litigation. I have been working as an attorney and professional engineer with an extensive background in electrical engineering. I have represented clients in all intellectual property aspects of electrical, chemical, software, and automotive components. My expertise includes project/design management, electrical system design / architecture, regulatory requirements, and product development. I also have expertise in the analysis of auto vehicles, systems, and components, including airbags, seat belts, and system diagnostics. I have also offered my services for over 15 years as an electrical engineering, medical device design expert witness in Michigan and have provided numerous clients with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Petroleum Fuel Expert 520115 PA

Expertise Description

With more than 35 years experience working in the petroleum and renewable fuels industry, I have spent my career focusing in the product areas of gasoline, diesel fuel, marine fuel, biodiesel, biofuels, jet fuel, heating oil, and fuel additives. I have also spent time providing consultations as a petroleum expert witness in Pennsylvania.

Automotive Engineering Expert 508109 FL

Expertise Description

I have more than 5 years experience in the automotive engineering sector with specific experience in the automotive manufacturing of both OEM components and full vehicle assembly / manufacturing. My Ph.D. research is on complex systems design and the development of computational representations and reasoning in design. I have worked on multiple sponsored projects funded by partners such as NASA, Michelin, and BMW. I currently serve as an assistant professor at a University where I work on a multitude of automotive and systems engineering projects.

Automotive Design and Technology Expert 502410 AL

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years of experience in the Automotive industry with expertise in Automotive Design and Technology. My experience includes testing and evaluation of drivetrains, suspension systems, brake systems; chassis control systems including electronic stability control systems, and vehicle handling and vehicle stability. I formulate opinions from available factual data about vehicle trajectories, vehicle characteristics, failure modes, and design characteristics. I evaluate the potential effect of design alternatives and available technology on accident outcome compared to baseline design, and conduct research relating to active vehicle safety programs. I have over 15 years of expert witness experience with consultation and courtroom testimony.

Aerospace Engineering Expert 506998 FL

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years of experience in the fields of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering with areas of interest in jet and rocket propulsion systems, advanced low pollutant emission, high efficiency combustions systems for advanced aircraft and automotive applications, and alternative fuels and renewable energy systems. I have developed graduate level courses in computational fluid dynamics, graduate level courses in thermodynamics and fluid dynamics, and undergraduate courses in internal combustion engines, fluid dynamics, aircraft propulsion, compressible flow, numerical analysis and thermodynamics. I have experience with automotive engineering, turbomachinery, internal combustion engines, external aerodynamics, dynamics, mechanics of materials, non-destructive testing. I have over 20 years expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Combustion Expert 506912 TX

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years of experience as a Mechanical Engineer with expertise in combustion, internal combustion engines, fuels, emissions, engine control systems, emissions control systems, and automotive engineering. I obtained my Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering followed by three graduate degrees culminating in a PhD with a specialization in combustion. I joined as faculty of a Department of Mechanical Engineering where I established their combustion and engines research program. I have been involved in research in the area of combustion, engines, emissions, and alternative fuels for over 35 years. My research includes both experimental work and numerical modeling of both fundamental combustion processes and combustion within engines. My present research is focused primarily on the spark ignition process, modeling heavy-duty Diesel engines, and methods for improving fuel consumption for both light-duty and heavy-duty vehicles. I have over 20 years of expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

tires Expert 503167 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the Tire industry with expertise in the wholesale and retail of tires. I have experience and knowledge of tire and wheel construction, tire installation and repair, effects of aging and low inflation pressure, tire pressure monitoring systems, wheel torque, tread patterns, and tire nomenclature. I have sold, repaired, and adjusted hundreds of makes of tires on most models of cars and light trucks including, motor homes, box trucks, off-road vehicles, heavy equipment and commercial light trucks. I have analyzed hundreds of tire failures to determine possible manufacturer defects, road hazard or customer misuse. I have prior expert witness experience.

master automobile technician Expert 459898 AZ

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience the field of Automotive Service and Repair with expertise as a Master Automobile Technician. I have experience with collision damage repair and paint refinishing, vehicle appraisal, mechanical breakdown, car failure, determination of cause of failure, lead returns, used care buyers inspections, condition reports, case and diminished value appraisals, and used vehicle inspection. I have over 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, depositions, and courtroom testimony.

Automotive Lighting Expert 170752 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years experience in automotive lighting, general lighting, and illuminating engineering. My expertise includes product design, technology development, testing, standards, and regulations for general lighting and automotive lighting. I have more than 5 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Automotive Lighting Expert 170265 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience as a Laboratory Director specializing in Automotive Lighting and LED technologies. I have an in-depth knowledge of all automotive exterior lighting equipment from inception, design, and manufacture, as well as the national and international regulatory requirements. I have an excellent understanding of existing automotive LED patents and have supported depositions and inquiries related to patent infringements and patent litigation. I have over 5 years expert witness experience.

Metallurgical Engineering Expert 141418 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have 40 years experience in metallurgical engineering and failure analysis, accident reconstruction, welding inspections, OSHA regulations, railroad litigation, and product liability. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Intellecutal Property Expert 166714 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience as an executive and engineer in both startups and Fortune 500 companies with extensive background in distributed systems, database management, applications, software, networks and storage. My expertise includes e-discovery, source code inspection, intellectual property development, intellectual property theft of trade secrets, quality engineering, and strategic and technical leadership. I have more than 5 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Noise Control Acoustics Expert 60141 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years electrical engineer specializing in architectural acoustics and noise control. My expertise includes: acoustic measurement methods / devices; archaeological acoustics; automotive acoustics; battlefield sensors; classroom acoustics; sonar; sound propagation; and sound quality. I have prior expert witness experience.

Transportation Expert 45644 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years experience as a mechanical engineer with design and analysis of complex transportation systems, project planning and implementation, and feasibility studies. My past transportation projects have included intercity, commuter, rapid transit, high-speed, and light rail systems, alternative and conventional fuel buses, Automated Guideway Transit (AGT), and Personal Rapid Transit (PRT). My transportation evaluation and planning studies have included detailed assessment of transit technologies and economic analysis of capital, operational, and maintenance costs. I have also performed business planning and diversification studies, competitive analyses, market research, and economic forecasting. I have over 10 years expert witness experience.

Automotive Expert 12553 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in automotive issues. I have conducted vehicle and forensic inspections in the following areas: mechanical, vehicle fire cause and origin, engine and component failure analysis, accident reconstruction (mechanical), Lemon law investigations, subrogation issues and reports, body shop/service department fraud investigations, parts inspections and identification, product failure analysis, design defect analysis and damage appraisal. My other areas of expertise include engine and powertrain, service and anti-lock brake systems (air and hydraulic), advanced electronics and computer systems, supplemental restraint systems, automotive safety systems, automotive and heavy truck body and frame, tires, and handicapped controls/assistive devices. I have prior expert witness experience.

Automotive Accidents Expert 43017 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 50 years experience in biomechanics, industrial and automotive accidents, as well as consumer product liability matters. I specialize in the analysis and reconstruction of low-speed impact and ladder accidents. I have an extensive background in mechanical, biomechanical, structural, transportation, and human factors engineering. My expertise includes: accident reconstruction, product liability, biomechanics, computer/video animation, mechanical, biomechanical, structural, electrical, transportation and interdisciplinary analyses, low speed impact, whiplash, seat-belt, airbags, slip/trip and fall, machine guarding, ladders, design and manufacturing defects, elevators and other lifts, structures, home and industrial products, sports equipment, playgrounds, construction, lighting, warnings, human factors, etc. I have more than 35 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Patent Design Expert 40237 MD

Expertise Description

I have 40 years experience in mechanical engineering including automotive, ambulances, electrical, medical devices, patent litigation, as well as combustion, fires and safety engineering. I have prior expert witness experience.

Hydraulic Design Expert 33220 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in mechanical engineering. My experience includes design engineering and chief engineering for several companies and ownership of companies involved in fabrication of truck bodies, accessories, and construction equipment. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Turbines Expert 27967 GA

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience as a Registered Professional Engineer. My areas of expertise include the design, analysis, troubleshooting and failure analysis, turbomachinery and ancillary equipment, cogeneration of electricity, and performance improvement.

Automotive Investigation Expert 13094 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in the automotive industry. My areas of expertise include fire and causation, theft recovery, immobilize circumvention, engine failures, brake failures, steering issues, airbag deployment, ignition lock and door lock circumvention, go-cart accidents, large diesel rigs, RV campers, motor homes, trailers, hitches, trailer hydraulic surge brakes, electric brakes, ABS brake failure, side impact air bag deployment, computer fraud, and vehicle theft fraud. I have more than 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Seat Belts Expert 9750 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have 45 years experience in conducting engineering and analytical studies of the design and performance of automotive and aviation occupant restraint systems and components. I am also knowledgeable in the influence of automotive and aviation systems on occupant kinematics during accidents, integrating input from accident reconstruction experts, biomechanical engineers, medical records, and personal inspections and testing in determining compliance with applicable Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS).

Metallurgical Engineering Expert 17912 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have many years experience in Mechanical and Metallurgical engineering. My areas of expertise includes: Materials Science engineering; Failure analysis of mechanical systems and metal components; Failure analysis of engineering materials; Accident investigation, documentation, and reconstruction; Human factors engineering; Automotive, truck and trailer engineering; Gears and drive-train components; Motorcycles and all-terrain vehicles; Bicycles; Helmets and personal safety equipment; Machine design and safety; Hydraulic and pneumatic components and systems; Construction equipment; Hand, power and machine tools; Welding; Medical equipment; Firearms; Consumer products; Instrumentation and testing. I have more than 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Accident Reconstruction Expert 384908 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years as a Safety Consultant in Accident Analysis/Reconstruction. My areas of expertise in regard to Accident Reconstruction include Automobile and Light Trucks, Motorcycles and Bicycles, Pedestrian/Vehicle Collisions, Computer Simulation of Accidents, and Human Factors in Accident Causation. My areas of expertise in regard to Accident Analysis include Vehicle Damage Documentation, Interpreting Motion and Paint Damage, Accident Site Documentation, Restraint Systems Evaluation, and Vehicle Lamp Analysis.

Product Failure Expert 462716 IA

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the fields of Product Design and Failure Analysis with expertise in the manufacture of the subject part. I have experience with analyzing the physical stresses that arise in a product under various loading conditions, and in determining if the design is sufficient to survive such loads, and investigating product failures and accidents analysis from a fundamental engineering perspective, often applying finite element analysis. I have provided consulting experience in the energy, construction, industrial, thermal fatigue, medical, transportation, crane failures, marine, commercial, utility and residential industries. I have over 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Product Failure Expert 452009 CO

Expertise Description

I have 15 years experience in the field of Vehicle Design and Engineering, with specialized knowledge in accident reconstruction and product failure. I have additional knowledge with casting, forging, vehicle design, stamping, machining, vehicle dynamics, performance, time-space relationship, driver/rider reactions, occupant kinematics, human factors, and visibility analysis. I have been an expert witness for over 5 years with experience in consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Automotive Safety Devices Expert 443168 DE

Expertise Description

I have over thirty years of experience in the field of Research and Technical Management in the Energy and Automotive industries with expertise in automotive safety devices, automotive electronics, alternate energy products, and sensors of all types. I have additional knowledge in software development, new product development, micromachined devices, fluid dynamic systems, designs of superconducting energy storage devices, magnetic power conversion devices for space satellites, and megawatt size solar energy. I have more than 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.