Wood Technology Expert 530631 NY

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in Wood Science & Technology with expertise in wood products utilization, including drying, preservation, processing, performance, protection, coatings, and deterioration. I have additional knowledge with Creosote pressure treated wood products, renewable materials for sustainable construction, and wood utility pole treatment, performance, deterioration, specifications and failures. I have over 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, depositions, and courtroom testimony.

Flooring Expert 455927 NC

Expertise Description

With over 35 years experience in flooring, I have an expertise in inspections and consulting, color repair, side match correction, steaming, reburl, pile grafting, micro shearing, full service carpet cleaning, concrete and vapors emissions testing, cleaning, and carpet spot cleaning. I work with a variety of materials: carpet, ceramic tile, hardwood, specialty services, linoleum, rubber, stone, applied coatings, vinyl, and laminate. I have provided numerous clients with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony as a flooring expert witness for more than 15 years.

Roadway Construction & Materials Engineer Expert 528762 LA

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years consulting experience as an engineer with an emphasis in construction, in addition to roadways and bridges. My expertise includes: road, street, and highway issues, coatings and other construction materials, temporary traffic control, runway and earthwork; asphalt, concrete, designs, plans, specifications, CPM scheduling (Primavera) and contract documents; right-of-way issues; and work zone safety. Additional expertise contractor bonding sureties, highway and roadway agencies, contract proposals, cost estimates, claim preparation, analysis, mediation and interim project management. I have previous experience offering consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony as a construction engineer expert witness.

Materials Science Engineering Expert 315451 TX

Expertise Description

I have spent over 15 years in the fields of Materials Science and Engineering. I have an expertise in the preparation, characterization, analysis, and testing of metallic, polymeric, and ceramic materials, composites, and coatings. I have additional knowledge in failure investigations of high-temperature turbine components, piston engines, commercial products, electronic components, complex mechanical assemblies, and water distribution systems. I have provided consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony as a materials science engineering expert witness for more than 15 years.

Forensic & Fire Investigation Expert 520245 WA

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience in Forensic Investigation & Causation with expertise in chemical analysis of fire debris, scientific instrumentation, wet chemical, microscopy and spectroscopy, determining the causation of failures involving processes, consumer products, materials, and construction system failures. I have additional knowledge in determining the cause of failures of adhesives, coatings, concretes, plastics, metals (corrosion), wood, plaster, glass textiles, oils and other materials. I have also spent more than 25 years as a forensic chemist expert witness with consultations, courtroom testimony, and depositions.

Nanomaterials Expert 524582 NJ

Expertise Description

With over 20 years experience in Advanced Materials & Nanomaterials, my expertise is in nanoparticle, Nanocomposite, Nanostructured Material, Nanowire (Synthesis, Production, Processing, Characterization), Materials used in Lithium-ion Batteries and Supercapacitors; Protective Coatings on Plastic, Metal, Glass and Ceramic substrates; Coatings (hydrophobic, superhydrophobic, anti-fog, anti-corrosion, self-healing, abrasion resistant); Sintering and Consolidation of particles. I have experience working with metals, ceramics, polymers and composites. I am offering my services as a nano materials expert witness.

Material Science Expert 500116 AK

Expertise Description

I have more than 45 years of experience in paint and metal coatings, corrosion, plastics, pretreatments for metals and plastics, and intellectual property. I have extensive experience as an expert witness and consultant in these technical fields, and am a recognized authority on the technology. Most of my experience was obtained while working in R&D at Fortune 500 companies, where I developed and commercialized dozens of innovative products. I was awarded seven U.S. patents, multiple foreign patents, and have authored a book chapter and 50 publications in respected technical journals and conferences. I earned my Ph.D. in Materials Science with specialty in coatings and corrosion. I have testified in federal court, and at several depositions, including a 9-hour video deposition. As a technical expert witness, I am highly responsive, have outstanding integrity and efficiency, excellent written and oral communication skills, and unique ability to communicate complex technical topics into laymen terms.

Glass And Ceramics Expert 134981 DE

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in the field of Materials Science with expertise in glass and ceramics. I have additional knowledge in investment casting, engineered ceramics, glass and polymer materials and processing; as well as, marketing, evaluation of competitive materials and technologies, and brokering arrangements. I have over 5 years expert witness experience.

Manufacturing And Patent Law Expert 128486 FL

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years of extensive R&D, manufacturing, patent law, and worldwide government chemical compliance and management expertise in the chemical industry. I am nationally known in the UV and EB curable coatings fields. I have hands-on laboratory and R&D management experience in the commercialization of more than 50 new products for a broad range of industrial uses. I developed and implemented multimillion-dollar global patent programs, as well as a corporate worldwide MSDS and government compliance program. I have extensive knowledge of chemical and physical analytical test methods. My legal experience and services include case history review, site inspection, failure analysis, evaluation of opposing expert witness’ findings, developing / recommending / carrying out technical strategies, performing analytical tests to support planned strategy, provide written reports in convincing easy to understand language, attorney depositions, and court testimony. I have over 5 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Gas Pipelines Expert 96863 TX

Expertise Description

I have over 45 years as a practicing civil engineer, specializing in oil and gas pipelines. My expertise includes pipeline: accident investigations; coatings; codes and compliance (federal, state, industry); corrosion; depth of cover; design, construction, operation, and maintenance regulations for all gas transmission, gas distribution, and petroleum pipelines; excavation damage; hydraulics; hydrostatic testing; leakage; liquid natural gas (L.N.G.); oil fields; pneumatics; propane; ROW easements; safety audits; safety inspections; storm drainage; and threaded pipe. I have additional management / oversight expertise in anti-drug company regulations; human resources; contracts; and budgeting. I have expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Civil Engineering And Roofing Expert 48888 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience as a civil engineer specializing in roofing issues, including laboratory analysis; inspections; building envelopes; roof management; roofing failures; moisture surveys; waterproofing; roof coatings; reroofing; leak investigation / analysis; ventilation / condensation; wind damage; fastenings; construction documents / monitoring; and insurance and legal claims. I also specialize in hurricane, earthquake, fire, and hail damage. My additional experience includes façade, concrete, and masonry failures, in addition to foundations, retaining walls, and anchors. I have expertise in construction management, scheduling, marketing, and training. I have more than 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Plastic Pipes Expert 56947 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years in industrial technology, specializing in plastics, silicones, adhesives, abrasives, composites, polymers, tapes, epoxies, and sealants, with experience in the aerospace, aircraft, automobile, marine, medical, and other general industries. My expertise includes: account management; contracts; failure analysis; industrial; vehicle; motorcycle; laboratory testing; inventory and distribution logistics; material qualifications; packaging; process development; patent protection, product development and management; quality assurance; training; and troubleshooting. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Automotive Glass Expert 51189 WI

Expertise Description

Automotive glass consulting professional familiar with auto glass industry, business management practices, and technical aspects involving installation, glazing, repair, service, and/or replacement of windshields, windows, side / rear-view mirrors, and back sliders in all makes and models of cars, trucks, off-road equipment, farm machinery, and recreational vehicles. Certified in DOW, SIKA ARG products; NGA and AGC certified; Certified Auto Glass Technician since 1996; Member of Automotive Glass Replacement Safety Standards (AGRSS).

Industrial Cleaning Expert 45080 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in industrial cleaning and manufacturing processes with expertise in biochemistry, clinical chemistry, analytical chemistry, process development, and failure analysis. My Areas of expertise include: high precision and general industrial cleaning; precision cleaning, critical and industrial applications; surface quality, surface preparation / cleaning; contamination control, cleanrooms and general industrial applications; product failure, failure analysis (including coatings and adhesion failure); catastrophic failure analysis, aerospace and biomedical; avoidance and correction of worker safety and environmental regulatory problems; and product and process development for suppliers of cleaning agents, cleaning equipment. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience.

Metal And Corrosion Expert 41630 PA

Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years experience in the area of materials and corrosion evaluation. I provide innovative solutions to problems related to deterioration and premature signs of distress of concrete, steel, and alloy structures by using non-destructive and test procedures. I specialize in identifying such factors as materials, environments, and compatibility that contribute to the service lives of various structures, including pre-stressed and post-tensioned bridges, cable stay bridges, reinforced bridge decks and substructures, parking garages, tunnels, large aquarium tanks, marine structures, underground pressurized steel and concrete pipelines, communication tower footings, buildings, components within buildings, waste water reactors, and an aluminum speed boat. I have over 10 years expert witness experience.

Paint Coatings Expert 29293 IL

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience in the paint and coatings industry. My expertise includes industrial coatings, trade sale and consumer paints, adhesives, chemical specialty products, resins, and polymers, including their developments, testing, and production. I also have experience in aerosols and spray products, hazardous chemicals, labels and warnings, and household chemicals. I have consulted on several cases involving slip and fall on painted surfaces and have experience with slip resistance. I am able to determine coefficient of friction measurements and can offer opinions on the appropriateness of various types of paint on concrete walking surfaces. I have additional expertise in paint and coating technology and am able to analyze floor coating for the presence or absence of various additives. I have over 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Metal Expert 28915 TX

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the field of Material Engineering with expertise in Root-cause failure analysis and corrosion, metal/elastomer/ceramic selection and testing, fitness-for-service assessments, coatings and linings, and equipment fabrication troubleshooting and problem resolution. I have additional experience with materials and corrosion; Failures and fractures, Storage tank assessments, carrions investigations and control, water-related carrions, corrosion cracking, risk-based inspection program development, and equipment fitness-for-service and elevated-temperature corrosion and materials selection. I have prior expert witness experience.

Slip Trip And Fall Expert 28619 TX

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience as a slip-and-fall expert. My areas of expertise include slips, trips and falls, floor coverings, footwear analysis, ramps and stairs, commercial floor polishes and coatings, carpeting and matting, as well as OSHA and ADA Compliance.

Glass And Metallurgical Failures Expert 27739 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in accident reconstruction, product quality and liability, failure analysis, and fracture mechanics. My expertise includes: glass breakage and failures; glass testing (bottles, windows, windshields, dishes, cook wear, etc.); metallurgical failures (welds, gears, ladders, straps, cables, etc.); ceramic failures; corrosion failures; plastic, polymer, composite material, and wood failures; and user safety and equipment design. I have additional experience in contract disputes and patent disputes. I have more than 35 years expert witness experience and consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Chemistry Expert 9226 CA(S)

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.

Plastic Engineering Expert 439830 IL

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years experience in the field of Plastic and Manufacturing Engineering with expertise in investigations and analyses. I have experience involving polymers, plastics, composites, coatings, chemical characterization of evidence, construction materials, including associated properties, as well as fuels (including biofuels), lubricants, paints, and chemical additives. My investigations included cause and origin investigations, failure analysis, and custom testing to solve problems for industry, the insurance and legal communities, government, and academic organizations. I have over 5 years expert witness experience with consultation and deposition.

Wood Expert 26489 WA

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years experience in the field of Wood Finishing and Woodworking with expertise in adhesive, tools, and equipment for woodworking. I have additional experience with finishing, finishing repair, antiques repair, high tech and traditional wood coatings, restoration and wood repair, antique furniture, wood instrument design and restoration, including guitars, and I am familiar with guitar counterfeits.

Materials Safety Expert 426409 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience in the field of Chemical and Materials Safety. My experience includes incident investigations and assessments for industrial, commercial, and domestic applications. I am highly knowledgeable in chemical material analysis; air emissions; chemical and material forensics; petrochemical characterization; unknown material identification; failure analysis plastic metal; incident root cause; chemical material interactions; mechanical testing materials; failure modes and effects analysis (FMEA); soil, water, gas, testing, and analysis; chemical handling; chemical safety and exposure; EPA, OSHA, and federal standards. My additional experience consists of automobile fuel tank skid plate material, plastic bilge pump failure investigation, street paint pressure vessels, tiki torch burn injuries, carbon monoxide exposure, and industrial metal plating substances. My applications and experience includes plastics, metal alloys, composites, fuels, lubricants, compressed gases, dusts, emissions and all variety of chemicals. I have more than 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Metallurgy Expert 404809 NY

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years in the field of Metallurgy and Mechanical Engineering Industry. My extensive experience includes materials science and engineering; metallurgical engineering, processing science and microstructure design of ceramic thin films, bulk ceramics, and hybrid materials; nanostructured oxide films and nanoparticles; biomimetic synthesis; template-directed nucleation and growth of ceramic materials; oxidation of metals, including indium, tin, solders, and copper; and atomistic and continuum-level simulation and modeling. My additional experience includes failure analyses of materials exposed to various conditions involving stress, temperature, and impact. My research areas include mechanical properties of materials used to evaluate the capacity of materials under various conditions.

Product Liability Chemistry Expert 346304 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in the field of Chemistry, Contamination, and Product Liability. My expertise includes plastics and plastic products application; rubber and rubber products application; pipe systems(copper and plastic); coatings; sealants; sealant failures; adhesives; construction products / defects; chemistry-related issues; environmental issues; and urethane rubber and foams. I have prior expert witness experience.

Design Engineer Expert 350471 NY

Expertise Description

I have more than 15 years experience in Fastener Engineering. I focus on process design, product and process reliability, and product applications. My expertise includes fastener manufacturing (raw materials; fastener metallurgy, including raw materials, forming, ultrahigh strength fasteners, and heat treatment; quality assurance; manufacturing engineering support; automated inspection methodology; lean manufacturing and cost reduction; and coatings, corrosion cracking, including electroplating, galvanizing, phosphating, and emulsions); applications engineering (joint analysis in automotive, structural, machinery, fluid storage & pipeline, pressure vessels and other applications; fastener selection and design; fastening technology and methodology); stress and vibration; and laboratory and testing (failure analysis; applications testing; fastener laboratory design). I have over 5 years expert witness.

Digital Printing An Imaging Expert 340481 MI

Expertise Description

I have 40 years experience in digital printing and imaging. I have experience in many disciplines, including chemistry, chemical engineering, computer science, materials science, mechanical and petroleum engineering, and physics. I have conducted research on digital printing and imaging, ink, printability, coatings for nonimpact printing, theoretical and computational interfacial phenomena, molecular composites, thermodynamics of phase behavior and critical phenomena, fluid mechanics, flow through porous media, statistical mechanics, molecular simulations, percolation theory, phase behavior of polymer blends, nonlinear optics, multiprocessor computing, networking of computers, and numerical methods. I have prior expert witness experience.