Expert 523035 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 45 years experience as a Forensic Electrical Engineer. I have an area of focus in Fire Cause and Origin; Power Wiring and Circuits; Grounding; Electrically caused Fires; Power, Alarm and Control Systems; Automotive, Machinery and Appliance Electro-mechanical; Overhead Line Construction and Clearances; Temporary and Emergency Wiring and Generation; Design defects; Circuit breaker panel and appliance fires; Utility lines – surges, tree trimming and clearances; Lightning; GFCI; Building Power Systems; Electrician and Consumer Shocks and Electrocutions. I have provided consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony for numerous clients for more than 25 years as a forensic electrical engineer expert witness.

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Expertise Description

I have over 10 years of experience in industrial controls. I was founder and CTO of a company providing advanced motion control for industrial cranes and robotic material handling systems. In this capacity I architected technologies now well-known for enhancing crane-ease-of-use and safety. These have been adopted by Caterpillar, Cummins, Johnson Controls, GM, Hyundai, Toyota, Ford, Kia, Alcoa, Novelis and other first-tier manufacturers. I have extensive experience in motion control, dynamics, vibration, PLCs, system design, machine vision, and photogrammetry. I am an active lecturer on various mechanical and controls engineering topics including The Design Process, Advanced Motion Control, Mechatronics, and Engineering Intellectual Property. I have presented invited talks at premiere institutions including the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Kumoh National University of Technology, the Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute, Hyung Hee University, and others. I have published numerous refereed journal and conference articles pertaining to industrial motion control and human factors in crane control, and hold one patent related to crane control. A second application has been submitted. I am engaged in directing research efforts investigating crane control, motion planning, crane safety systems, and collision avoidance. I have also worked as an industrial crane controls expert witness in Georgia.

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Expertise Description

My career has spanned more than 35 years in the fields of electrical, computer, and optical engineering. I have developed extensive experience in the field of liquid crystal displays (“LCDs”). For example, I was a design and procurement consultant for an avionics company during which time I was involved in redesigning an avionics LCD subsystem to use full color LED light sources instead of short arc lamps. Also during my time as a consultant, I have managed and conducted product evaluations for almost every kind of display product – LCD, CRT, Plasma and LED direct view, and projectors. I was co-founder and vice president of a company that develops and manufactures specialized integrated circuits, including those used for testing LCD drivers and LED drivers. I have tracked liquid crystal displays (“LCDs”) and other display technology worldwide with special emphasis on Japan. In this position, I’ve obtained and evaluated samples of all of the current and future production LCDs. I worked closely with several Japanese companies and laboratories to develop new LCD products and test existing LCD products. My work in this role resulted in my inventing or co-inventing six LCD patents and one projector patent. The LCD patents relate to, among other things, a stacked display panel construction and an LCD with an optical fluid layer. I have also provided my services for numerous clients as an electronics product development and LCD expert witness for over 15 years.

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Expertise Description

For the more than 10 years, I have been deeply involved with application security, the security development lifecycle, secure coding, cybersecurity, viruses, risk mitigation, risk assessment, responsible disclosure, hacking techniques, applied encryption, denial of service, online banking security, crypto currencies (bitcoin), information privacy principles, information privacy technologies, and banking regulations (FFIEC). My career has been focused on application security, Cloud security, identifying, developing and implementing processes across the organization to reduce information and information technology (IT) risks. I have additional expertise in leading security incident response, establishing appropriate standards and controls, defining and managing security technologies, and directing the establishment and implementation of policies and procedures.

Expert 520963 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have been working for over 45 years in the field of Aviation as both a pilot and Airport Security Manager. My expertise is in Airport Security & Operations Management, Aviation Development Planning & Design, and Aviation Security Product Development. I have additional knowledge in wireless security video surveillance & access control systems, directing planning, coordination, & execution of emergency response & recovery operations; acting as primary post-accident/incident liaison to FAA, NTSB and other affected parties; conducting investigation necessary to support risk management efforts; and performing security assessments.

Expert 520777 - OH

Expertise Description

With over 25 years experience in the field of Electrical Engineering & Navigation, I am an expert in Non-GPS navigation, Precise Global Positioning System (GPS) positioning, differential GPS, GPS receiver design, navigation warfare, vision-based navigation, Inertial Navigation System (INS)/GPS-based flight truth reference systems for navigation, and integrating GPS into existing weapons systems. I have also worked as an electrical engineering and GPS navigation expert witness in Ohio.

Expert 520808 - MA

Expertise Description

Drones UAV Expert Witness: With over a decade of experience in the fields of Robotics & Aeronautics, I have been working with UAV/Aerial Drone Technology, location/GPS technology target/tracking technology, autonomous systems, drones, micro air vehicles, mobile robotics, human-computer interaction, decision-making under uncertainty, and machine learning. I have published many papers in drone technology, including GPS and GPS-denied navigation, computer vision from an aerial platform, and target tracking.

Expert 520742 - AL FL GA

Expertise Description

I have spent over 40 years working in the field of systems engineering with an expertise in Gun/missile/hybrid fire control systems, Autonomous Improvised Explosive Device (IED) Detection and Identification systems, Multi-mode, multi-axis line-of-sight stabilization, pointing, tracking, base motion isolation systems, Aircraft TSPI, targeting/navigation pods, stores management systems, and Near-Strike Lightning (NSL) mitigation systems; factory impulse testing of power delivery equipment. I have also spent more than 10 years offering consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony as a weapons engineering expert witness.

Expert 520746 - TX

Expertise Description

As a drone expert witness, I have over 20 years experience in the Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) field with a focus in guidance, control system design, navigation and algorithm development for all unmanned vehicles and drones. I have additional knowledge in Adaptive, Optimal, and Nonlinear Control, as well as Fuzzy Logic and Neural Networks, flight control systems and simulations for several missile programs, and developing advanced vision-based guidance and control technologies for the See and Avoid and Autonomous Moving Target Tracking programs.

Expert 520212 - VA

Expertise Description

My career has spanned more than 35 years in the field of Maritime Engineering with a particular focus in naval engineering, system engineering, quality assessment, and ship design support. I have additional experience in providing highly technical electrical distribution systems for Navy nuclear submarines and other US Navy ships. I have prior experience working as a maritime engineering expert witness in Virginia and have provided clients with consultations and deposition.

Expert 393410 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

My career has spanned more than 30 years in electrical design and construction of commercial, residential, biomedical, light industrial and institutional facilities. I have been responsible for preparation of electrical contract documents for both consulting engineering firms and design/build contractors. My areas of expertise include residential and commercial high-rise buildings, office campus environments, medium-voltage (15 KV) and (600 Volt) power distribution systems, lighting design and control systems and low-voltage signal systems. I also have experienced with the utilization of IPD (Integrated Project Delivery) construction delivery methods, including BIM (5D), three-dimensional modeling with estimating and scheduling parametrics.

Expert 518782 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in Operations and Safety Management in regards to Airport and Airline Safety and Security. I have expertise in information security, access control & alarm monitoring systems, police communications, and emergency response. I have additional expertise in staffing, training, equipment and systems costs, capital infrastructure and commercial development programs and funding means. I have also secured support for terminal design, planning and construction, as well as developed / implemented management and operational roadmaps including, but not limited to: SMS, emergency and certification programs; facilities / systems & equipment certifications; qualifications and capabilities assessments; airside controls; conducted Master Plans; introduced essential regulations / procedures / policies and assisted multiple airports in obtaining federal regulation-required certifications; managed performance management information systems & reporting; participated in joint terrorism task forces as deputy federal security director (DHS). I have more than 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, depositions and courtroom testimony.

Expert 417430 - TX

Expertise Description

I have more than 45 years of experience in the Elevator Industry with expertise in providing due diligence and maintenance audits on exiting and new equipment. Previously to becoming President of an elevator consulting company, I have worked as President of the management and sales of elevator control systems, and also performed maintenance of over 1,400 elevators. Many elevators were new constructions, as well as some to be modernized and repaired. I have over 10 years of expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

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Expertise Description

I have over 30 years of experience as an engineer designing and developing products in the electronics and software industry. My expertise includes control systems; embedded systems design and development; XML database design; control UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles); bio-informatics, and product reverse engineering. I have a broad base of knowledge in electronic and software systems gained in my career working on various product designs for a number of companies. I developed embedded control of high power RF amplifiers used in Magnetic Resonant Imaging systems. I was chief architect developing a novel XML database system. I developed DNA and protein sequence search algorithms and software used for bioinformatics. I am working with a research group on control of UAVs. I have reversed engineered a number of complex systems, including: media players, modems, modem compression algorithms, coriolis mass flow meters, blood analysis meters and a variety of other products. I have successfully discovered and analyzed complex digital signal processing algorithms and pertinent operations within these products. I have taught engineering at both undergraduate and graduate level classes. I am an inventor of three patents associated with the XML database technology. I have prior expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

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Expertise Description

I have more than 15 years of experience in Mechanical Engineering with control systems design, systems commissioning and building engineering project management. In 2013 I established an engineering company and developed an integrated design process that optimizes mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection, and building systems designs with the end user in mind. I have years of field experience testing, commissioning, and troubleshooting various building systems and designs to pinpoint and resolve deficiencies, and I have spent a large portion of my career identifying design pitfalls, diagnosing anomalies, and developing solutions for operational and code compliance issues. I have prior expert witness experience.

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Expertise Description

I am a mechanical engineer, with over 40 years of experience in the field of internal combustion engines, specializing in diesel and natural gas engines and related technologies. I started my career in 1973 with a company where I gained valuable experience in engine design and development, before moving to the university sector in 1981. I developed research programs in diesel and natural gas engine technologies and taught bachelors’ and master’s courses in diesel engine technology, and advised graduate students at doctoral and masters levels in the field of internal combustion engine technology. In business, I have also managed the development of new technologies and innovation through small teams – processing to the leadership of a large global engineering organization with greater than 2,000 engineers. My leadership role in innovation and technology development, new product development and support has included managing resources and product development in both leading and emerging markets – most notably Brazil, India, and China. I was directly involved with almost every new engine and exhaust emission program from 1993 to 2014. These programs delivered successful engine designs with dramatic reductions of criteria pollutants, oxides of nitrogen (NOx) and particulate matter (PM) of over 98% to near-zero levels. I provided emission regulations promulgated by EPA and California. I have prior expert witness experience with consultation and deposition.

Expert 505858 - AL FL

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years experience in the fields of Electrical and Computer Engineering with expertise in control systems, communications, and computer networks. My research focuses on multimedia communications and networks as well as on multivariable control system analysis and design. I have experience with the robustness for uncertain multivariable feedback control systems and computer control systems, communications and information theory and computer networks, compression technologies for packet and wireless networks, asynchronous learning networks, and information technology-enhanced learning. I have over 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 42220 - TX

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in electrical engineering. My expertise includes patents and intellectual property, electrical generators and motors, power systems, high-speed computers, computer system architecture, microprocessors, digital design, digital signal processors, distributed and parallel processing, IC design, aircraft electrical systems and avionics, and automobile electrical systems.

Expert 501349 - RI

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years experience in the Biomedical field with expertise in new product development. I have experience consulting on specialty medical device operations, research and development associated with IP, product development, and clinical and regulatory issues. I have over 5 years expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 8975 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in Electrical Engineering with the definition, design and production of electronic systems for a wide variety of industrial and commercial applications. My areas of expertise include computer products, medical electronics, industrial applications, circuit design, signal conditioning, power supplies, printed circuit layout, and controls systems. I have experience with applications ranging from embedded controllers in medical illuminators to heavy machinery used in the manufacture of rocket engines. I have additional experience with photographic techniques, methods, and equipment.

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Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years of experience as a Professional Electrical Engineer and Electrical Contractor with an extensive background in electrical power and controls engineering. I have design and installation experience, as well as an extensive knowledge of the National Electrical Code and construction installation practices. This practical foundation of electrical experience was primarily gained through working in the electrical trade while owning and operating a Design Build Electrical Contracting business. My background includes electrical design, project management, cost estimating, and field construction work, which has provided a unique perspective that few engineers have today. I have provided services as an electrical engineering expert witness relating to electrical construction defects, losses or damages associated with personal injury due to electrical accidents, electrical controls, for water/wastewater, pump station, tank, or treatment plants and related causes of sewage spills or tank over filling causing flooding.

Expert 355726 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience as an Engineering Physicist, specializing in mechanical, structural and electrical engineering, as well as vehicle and fluid dynamics. I have experience in the failure analysis of products, such as structures, vehicles, mechanisms, control systems, fluid dynamics, and electromechanical systems. My expertise also includes accident reconstructions, business plans, and insurance claim evaluations. I have more than 40 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 380603 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the field of Engineering. My areas of expertise include: power electronics, analog & digital circuits, non-linear control systems with specialization in: Large and small signal modeling and analysis of power electronic circuits; Technical training to engineering staff; Active power factor correction; Switch-mode dc-to-dc converters; Design of special-purpose analog and digital control circuits; Characterization of frequency responses of control and dc-to-dc converter circuits; Power distribution control for converters connected in parallel; Stability analysis of the DC-DC converters, satellite power and control systems.

Expert 462407 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 45 years experience in the field of Software Development with expertise in testing, evaluation, and management. I have experience with large, global software systems, as well as applications and components for smaller niche markets. I have worked on projects ranging from low-level device drivers to high-level, web-enabled, commercial applications. I have additional experience with litigation involving commercial software systems as intellectual property: patents, copyrights, trade secrets, contracts, and source code analysis. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 325109 - CA(N) CA(S) DC NV

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the field of Electronic Design with expertise in electronic engineering, the design of electronic controls for the Unmanned Air Vehicle (UAV) market, including inertial measurement, autopilots, electrical power controls, RF systems and video technology. I have experience with power supplies, intellectual property disputes, ITC matters, and patents. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 443168 - DE FL GA IL MD NE NY OH PA TN VA

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.

Expert 397656 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years in the Intellectual Property and Digital Imaging Industry. I have extensive experience in research and development and intellectual property development, which includes digital imaging, watermarking, electrooptics, acoustooptics, ultrasonics, lasers, fiber optics, signal processing for communications, radar, measurement, and control systems. I invented image encoding for document security, smart document systems, and physical-virtual graphical user interfaces, as well as a precision spatial registration system used globally on high-speed color printers. My expertise includes intellectual property creation, as well as technology marketing and transfer to internal and external customers and partners. I have more than 5 years expert witness experience.

Expert 380606 - NC

Expertise Description

Consulting expert with more than 30 years’ experience in the field of Software Development & Information Technology. Specialty includes SharePoint, Enterprise Systems, Corporate Social Networking and Collaboration Technologies. Other areas of expertise include information architecture, governance planning and development, program and project management, management consulting in information technology, enterprise content management, and document control systems. Multiple publications and speaking engagements. Over 14 years’ expert witness experience. Consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 393922 - NV

Expertise Description

I have more than 45 years experience in the field of Electronic Circuitry / Computer Technology. I have extensive technical knowledge concerning digital computer technology, digital electronic circuitry, computer peripherals and computer system design, control systems, operating systems, and transaction processing software. My experience further includes embedded hardware / software and their interfaces; network configuration; logic design and PC board layout; debugging of motor controls; and processor architecture. I have over 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 12583 - MD

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years experience in the field of Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA), System Integration, and Industrial Control Systems. I have a strong technical background in SCADA and PLC computer-based industrial controls and networks. I have extensive experience with hardware and software, such as Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC and SLC), graphical interface products, and Distributed Control Systems (DCS). I have experience with Pharmaceutical Current Good Manufacturing (cGMP) environment and Validation of computer software for Biotechnology process controls. My additional experience involves electronic Microsystems development with embedded software and design of innovative high-tech systems and products that support diverse industries, including medical equipment, semiconductor manufacturing equipment, environmental, petroleum (gas), pharmaceuticals, and engraving equipment. My consultations include the defense industry with satellite communications, navigation computers used on Polaris submarines, and navigation computers for aircrafts. My other experience consists of feasibility studies, engineering reviews, business plan development, market evaluation, funding research, patent application, and corporate evaluations for venture capital. I have over 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 97466 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years of experience in Electrical Contracting and Solar Energy. I have directed the design and installation of major residential electrical and electronic systems, as well as: back up electrical power, conventional and photovoltaic, wiring, computer network wiring, and also the development and implementation of both thermal and electric solar energy systems. I have performed initial system analysis, hardware and software design and final configuration performance evaluations associated with complex large-scale computer-controlled automated systems.

Additionally, I have experience with horse behavior and training over 30 years with equine riding and training. I have served as a horse expert in over three dozen legal cases involving horses and horse facilities. I have assisted in drafting guidelines for equestrian usage for a city park, performed numerous remedial horse behavior workshops oriented towards a variety of horse riding and handling disciplines. I also do mounted patrols for law enforcement and train officers and horses for duty. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 382459 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 15 years experience in the field of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering with a focus on Control systems and dynamics. My applied research in control theory includes nonlinear control, adaptive designs, distributed parameter systems, automotive / aerospace systems, energy storage, biotechnology, stochastic nonlinear systems, partial differential equation (PDE) control, delay systems, model-free optimization / extremum seeking, and other industrial collaborations. I have experience with control problems with aerodynamic drag reduction, fusion reactors, magnetohydrodynamic instabilities in plasmas, internal combustion engines, and source seeking for autonomous vehicles in GPS-denied environments. I also have experience with blade-vortex interaction on helicopter rotors, and control of satellites, underwater vehicles, and biological / chemical reactors. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 324840 - VA

Expertise Description

I have more than 15 years in the field of Engineering. My expertise includes mechatronics, robotics, automated control systems and automation, mechanical design, vibration, mechanism design, machine design, and product development and integration. I have additional knowledge in mobile robotics for military and police applications, human robotic interaction, microprocessor-based applications, and computer aided design (CAD). I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.