Fire Safety/Pyrotechnics Expert Witness 531309

Expertise Description

I have spent over 30 years working with fire & arson investigation. My expertise is in fire cause and origin, personal injury accidents, and damage analysis. I also have over 25 years experience in fireworks safety, firework marketing and design, operations, accident mitigation and local, state and federal laws relating to fireworks. I have over provided consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony for more than 15 years as a fire safety expert witness.

Vehicle Fleet Management Expert Witness 529235

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.

Fire Cause & Origin Expert Witness 391490

Expertise Description

With over a decade of experience in fire cause & origin investigations, I have an expertise in the evaluation of appliances for ignition and fire spread capability, fire initiation and growth studies, fire and computational fluid dynamic modeling, and evaluation of active and passive fire protection and fire suppression systems. I am experienced in material, ignition, and combustion studies as well as light and heavy rail car material fire performance and evaluation of passive fire protection systems for steel structures. I have provided consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony for more than 10 years as a fire cause and origin investigations expert witness.

Automotive Repair Industry Expert Witness 517924

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.

Fire Investigation Expert Witness NY 520036

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience as a Firefighter and Fire Analyst with a particular focus on working in Origin and Cause Investigations, Explosion Investigations, Vehicle Fires, Marine Vessel Fires, and Fire Code Consultation. I have also spent time as a fire investigation expert witness in New York and have provided numerous clients with consultations and deposition.

Fire Investigation Expert Witness NY 520028

Expertise Description

With over 10 years experience as a fire investigator and fire fighter, I have worked with Origin and Cause Investigations, Explosion Investigations, Car Fires, Marine Fires, Scene/Case Investigation, Witness interviews, Evidence Examinations, and have provided consultations on electrical failures, Electrical failure analysis / testing, Component failure analysis / testing, Product failure analysis / testing, and Material testing. I have additional experience in conducting hundreds of live burns, demonstrations, testing and training for both the public and private sectors. I have been providing clients with consultations, courtroom testimony, and deposition as a fire investigation expert witness in New York for more than 5 years.

Fire Origin And Cause 128461

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years specializing in Fire Cause and Origin, Accident Reconstruction and Failure Analysis, with an emphasis in industrial and commercial accidents, vehicle accidents, tractor truck accidents and ECM download analysis, product equipment failure analysis. I am a Mechanical Engineer with experience in roof-mounted and package HVAC units in commercial and school buildings. My expertise includes: failure analysis of vehicle, appliances, tools, machinery, equipment, HVAC, industrial, commercial, oil field, marine, residential, piping/piping components/pressure vessel design/failure analysis; ANSI B31.1 & B31.3; ASME Sections I & VIII; slip, trip and fall/building code compliance/ADA compliance/premises liability. I have more than 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Fire Suppression 55763

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in fire, fire suppression, arson, and related matters, investigating over 3,000 fire incidents. My expertise includes: arson; boat / marine fires; computer modeling; electrical engineering; evidence collection; fire cause / origin; fire investigations; fire prevention; fire safety; fire science; forensic studies; mechanical engineering; and wildland fires. I have over 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Fires And Explosions Investigation 43093

Expertise Description

B.S. – Investigator specializing in fires and explosions. Expertise includes: accident investigations; arson investigation; bombs and bomb scenes; cause and origin; crime scenes; electrical fires; emergency response training; explosions; fireworks; fraud; investigations; and explosives handling / destruction. Multiple publications. Arson / Explosion / Fire investigation trainer. Prior expert witness experience. Consultations, depositions, and courtroom testimony.

Fire Fighting And Rescue 56433

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years experience in suppression of accidental and incendiary fires of petroleum, rubbish, vehicles, vegetation, and structures. My expertise includes: fire cause and origin; fire company management; fire fighting; rescue; evidence collection; liability identification; criminal investigative procedures; investigative techniques and burns; laws of arrest and firearms; arson fire indicators; arson for profit; live fire investigations; fire chemistry; explosives and post-blast analysis / investigation; electrical fires; wild land fires; vehicle fires; fatal fires; human scent evidence; and juvenile fire setter investigation. I also have experience in portable fire extinguishers, halon / carbon dioxide systems, smoke detectors, emergency lighting, and standpipe / sprinkler testing. I have prior expect witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Fire 55533

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience as an Aeronautical / Mechanical Engineer specializing in fire physics, thermodynamics, combustion, and heat / mass transfer. My expertise includes: micro-gravity combustion; micro-combustion power generation; meso- and micro-scale combustion; self-heating, pyrolysis, and self-ignition of combustible materials; liquid fuel pool burning; smoldering and transition to flaming; ignition / fire propagation in solid and liquid fuels; wild-land fire propagation; and wild-land fire spotting through burning particles and embers. I have additional experience in explosions and accidental fires in vehicles, aircraft, commercial fires, wild land fire, residential / commercial buildings, and petro-chemical plants. I have more than 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Transportation 45644

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 12553

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.

Fire And Explosion 42385

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience as a fire and explosion investigator with determining the origin and cause of fires and explosions. My specialized expertise includes marine investigations, both surface and subsurface. I have the experience and equipment (Side Scan Sonar and ROV's) for determining the origin and cause of fires and explosions on burned sunken vessels, with complete documentation, including underwater video. My expertise also includes investigations into the case circumstances, preparing legal documentation, research, testing and preparation of completed report findings with on-site photography of vessel, vehicle and structure cases. I have more than 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Patent Design 40237

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.

Turbines 27967

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.

Fire Cause And Origin 20874

Expertise Description

I have over 50 years experience as a fire investigator. My areas of expertise include: fire cause and origin investigation training, serial arson analysis and planning, and consulting on fire cause and origin investigation of fires involving structures, vehicles, and vegetation. I have more than 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Fire Cause And Origin 20716

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in automotive issues. My areas of expertise include brake systems and failures, seat belt and air bag issues, fire cause and origin, theft and forced entry issues, steering and suspension systems, tire separation and failure, mechanical defects, throttle/unwanted acceleration issues. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Automotive Investigation 13094

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.

Chemistry 9226

Expertise Description

I have more than 50 years experience in the field of Chemistry. My areas of expertise include chemical accident reconstruction, general and organic chemistry, spontaneous combustion, cosmetics, cement, chemical safety, fumigants, decomposition of chemicals, metals and chemical explosions, pyrotechnics, Toluene Diisocyanate (TDI) exposure, polyurethane foams, degradation of plastics, structures and properties of psychoactive drugs, corrosive acids and bases, propane and flammable propellants, airbag detonators, solvents, bleach and chlorine, surfactants and detergents, incompatible chemicals, hydrogen sulfide, and preservatives. I have additional experience with causes and accelerants of fire, chemical properties, chemical asphyxiants, acid damage to paint, automotive additives, investigation of substance causing burn injuries, and corrosive properties. I have over 40 years expert witness experience.

Fire Cause & Origin 8797

Expertise Description

I have over 45 years experience in Fire control and investigation. My experience includes active firefighting, fire prevention, and fire and criminal investigations. I have more than 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Fire Investigation Expert Witness 348633

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in Fire Service and Fire Investigation with a focus in fire behavior, fire suppression, and elementary recognition of fire cause and origin. I am experienced in investigating various types of fires ranging from structure type to grass and brush, as well as accidental to incendiary. I have offered courtroom testimony, deposition, and consultations for over 5 years as a fire investigation expert witness.

Fire Protection Engineering 55213

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in fire protection engineering, specializing in combustion science, fire modeling, fire protection engineering, fire research, heat transfer, optical properties of surfaces, and thermal physics. My experience includes matters pertaining to combustion and explosions; thermal radiation; foam, gas phase, and powder fire extinguishers; smoke detectors; private and commercial aircraft fires, vehicle fires and watercraft fires; residential building fires; commercial building fires; industrial building fires; rural, suburban, and urban fire hazards; and fire performance and spread in electrical cable arrays. I have more than 35 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.