Electrical Engineer Expert 532206

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in Electrical Engineering with expertise in Integrated Circuits, Circuit Design and Analysis, Microelectronics, Electromagnetism and Microwaves. I have over 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, depositions, and courtroom testimony.

Fuel Service Station Expert 514158

Expertise Description

I have over 55 years experience in Fuel Service Stations with expertise in the construction and design of service stations, fuel system design, retrofitting of existing fuel stations, fuel management systems; installation of underground storage tanks, the product piping, secondary containment of piping and monitoring equipment; permit procurement; and gas station operations. I have over 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, depositions, and courtroom testimony.

Electrical Power Engineering Expert Witness 502861

Expertise Description

I have worked for more than 35 years in the field of electrical power engineering with expertise in electrical power systems design, construction, and analysis. I have experience with specification of switchgear, electric motors, transformers, and cables; as well as the forensic engineering investigations of transformer, motor, switchgear and cable failures. I have provided numerous clients with consultations and deposition for over 15 years as an electrical power engineering expert witness.

Intellectual Property Expert 530099

Expertise Description

A former corporate and intellectual property lawyer, I graduated Harvard Law School and later earned a Master's in Industrial Design at Pratt Institute. I've spent over 20 years guiding innovation through strategic product development, and my background offers a unique understanding of the business side of creativity. Though I'm no longer an attorney, I advise on all aspects of the protection and monetization of intellectual property, from patents and trademarks to negotiating royalty and licensing agreements.

My work has been recognized with awards from The Industrial Designers Society of America, The Consumer Electronics Association, The Toy Manufacturer's Association, The Chicago Athenaeum and ID Magazine, has been profiled in the Wall Street Journal, and featured in books aimed at educating design students about the profession. I'm named inventor on over 45 US design and utility patents.

Mechanical Engineer Expert Witness 530614

Expertise Description

I have over 45 years experience in mechanical engineering with a focus in mechanical engineering analysis, design and safety; regulations compliance, failure analysis and forensic engineering; general industry/construction/product/process safety; accident investigation, accident reconstruction, accident analysis; product development, failure modes and effects analysis, hazards analysis and safety research; laboratory and/or field experimental investigations to test/evaluate product/process performance; and research in areas involving patents, standards, specifications and codes. I have spent more than 30 years offering my services as a mechanical engineering expert witness with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Industrial Design Expert Witness 529105

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in industrial design with expertise in consumer, industrial and medical products. I have worked with magnet pulse driven electric motor, dental equipment, home construction cost saving system, sports training equipment, theatrical promotional products, packaging for sport and consumer products, golf accessories, and lawn care products. I have spent more than 5 years offering my services as an industrial design expert witness.

Product Design Expert Witness 529016

Expertise Description

I have spent more than 20 years working with product design. My areas of focus include design research, design thinking, industrial design, service design, and global branding for these markets: furniture, healthcare, consumer electronics, sporting, homewares, exhibits, packaging. I am offering my services as a product design expert witness.

Forensic Structural Engineer Expert Witness 526240

Expertise Description

I have more than 15 years of experience as an engineer in the fields of civil/structural design and forensic investigation. My expertise consists of the design of new and corrective structures for residential, commercial, and industrial projects; structural steel; masonry; wood; reinforced concrete and aluminum. I also inspect deteriorated or damaged structures to determine causation and reusability. I have provided consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony for more than a decade as structural engineering expert witness.

Theater & Entertainment Safety Expert Witness Anaheim 520334

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in Theater & Entertainment Safety with a focus in theater, lighting, scenery, production, stage management, stage technician safety, amusement parks, cruise ships, education, concerts, special events, hotels, and casinos. I have prior experience offering my services as a theater safety expert witness.

Mechanical Engineering Expert Witness 519060

Expertise Description

I am a mechanical engineer with more than 25 years experience as a gas turbine, aviation and marine engine expert at every major world-wide OEM in the gas turbine engine industry. I am experienced with flight, marine, automotive and industrial engine and have worked as a US Navy Engineering Duty Officer. I am also the holder of six (6) patents in gas turbine engine design. I have experience with military engine qualification, commercial engine certification and FAA CFR regulations. I have significant experience with mechanical component design, testing and forensic investigation of component failure. I have worked with field investigations and warranty claims. I have been the lead investigator on claims from foreign navies and have conducted on-site investigations. I have also worked with laparoscopic and ultrasonic medical device design, testing and FDA 510k approval at a world-leading OEM. I have been the team leader for an ultrasonic laparoscopic device launch for leading Fortune 500 company. I have conducted pre-clinical and field hospital trials and have supported successful component testing at CSA labs. I have opined in gas turbine and automotive personal injury cases. I have offered my services for over 10 years as a mechanical engineering expert witness with consultations and deposition.

Architecture Construction Expert WA 518707

Expertise Description

I have more than 15 years in the construction industry with a specialized focus on Residential Architecture and Design including renovations, remodels, interior alterations, additions, and new construction projects. I am an expert on complicated permitting issues, application of the International Residential Code, implementation of Computer Aided Drafting, and the development of design, permit, and construction drawings. Additional design experience includes design of community center facilities for the nonprofit sector. I have owned and operated my architectural practice since 2006 and have previous experience in residential construction and design of schools and hospitals. I have also designed products, marketing and promotional materials, and visualization aids for various clients. I have additional experience with all phases and aspects of architecture and design projects including master planning, programming, feasibility analysis, schematic and design development, furniture and accessories design, construction documentation, custom design detailing, bidding and negotiating, and construction administration. I have prior experience as a construction expert witness.

Structural Engineering Expert OH 520523

Expertise Description

I have been in the field of Structural Engineering for over two decades with research focusing on computational simulation and experimental testing of structures under extreme loads including earthquakes. I have been investigating collapse performance of reinforced concrete and steel buildings through field experiments and numerical simulations.  I have additional experience in the Design, modeling and analysis of structures and their components, Dynamic and progressive collapse of buildings, Earthquake engineering and structural dynamics, Evaluation and rehabilitation of buildings and bridges, Nonlinear structural analysis, and Sustainable structural design. I have also been offering my services for more than 15 years as a structural engineering expert witness in Ohio.

Sporting Goods Design Expert 519878

Expertise Description

With more than 25 years experience in the field of Performance Sporting Goods Design, my background has been focused on footwear, apparel and equipment. I have additional experience in design of products for special populations, including women, children, and disabled athletes. I have also spent time offering my services as a sporting goods design expert witness in the state of Oregon.

Mechanical Design Expert 518848

Expertise Description

My career of over 20 years in the field of mechanical engineering has specialized in finite element analysis, strain gage testing, mechanical design, and fatigue design. I have additional knowledge in linear and non-linear studies, contact analysis, bolted joints, welds, fatigue, modal analysis, and both steady state and transient thermal studies, including thermal-structural interactions.

Aeronautical Engineering Expert 513348

Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years of experience in the Aviation industry, and I am owner and Principal Engineer for a company that provides structural engineering and certification services to numerous companies within the industry. I have developed certification plans, loads reports, structural analysis reports, test plans, and test reports. I have delegated structural tests, coordinated conformity inspections, and reviewed design data for compliance. I am experienced in stress analysis using classical hand analysis methods.

Athletic Court Expert 511416

Expertise Description

I have more than 45 years of experience in the field of Construction with expertise in Synthetic Turf. This experience includes establishing an independent office for Athletic Facility Design, I am responsible for the design and development of plans and specifications for natural and synthetic sports surfaces. My firm has a reputation on a national scale and is leading the industry by being involved with more than 5 millions square feet per year of synthetic sports surfaces. I have designed or constructed over 900 tracks, 9,000 tennis courts, 300 natural turf football fields, and 250 artificial turf fields nationally. I have over 25 years of expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Ergonomics Expert 508692

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years of experience in the fields of Design and Ergonomics with expertise as a Product Designer. I have developed successful products and electronic interfaces in a variety of categories for companies worldwide, ranging from the automotive industry to consumer and medical products. My work in design and ergonomics has led to a number of innovations, not just in the products produced, but also in the methods by which design is approached. I hold more than 50 patents in a variety of product categories. I have over 20 years of expert witness experience.

Internal Combustion Engines Expert 505631

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.

Product Development Expert 508428

Expertise Description

I have more than 45 years experience in Industrial Design specializing in transforming complex design challenges into simple, powerful solutions for the design and development of products. I have experience with mechanical engineering, product design, and the marketing of the designed products. I have over 125 patents most of which are categorized in design. Approximately 36 of my patents are categorized as utility, method, or apparatus patents. I have prior expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Automotive Engineering Expert 508109

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.

embedded systems 503425

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the field of software, firmware, and hardware design, test, and manufacturing. I have expertise in diagnosing and resolving a broad range of engineering problems. I provide training, consulting, and authoring to the embedded systems industry to promote good hardware/firmware/software design practices. I also provide contract engineering services in design and firmware programming. I have additional experience with product liability claims, patent and intellectual property infringement, trade secret misappropriation, and breach of contract. I have prior expert witness experience.

Engieering 326558

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the field of Mechanical and Forensic Engineering. My areas of expertise includes: Failure analysis and design evaluation of mechanical systems, components and mechanisms; Product design liability analysis for consumer products, industrial equipment and machinery; Product design, review and evaluation, engineering R&D, product and process operation issues; Stress analysis and fatigue; Intellectual properties and patents; Patent claims review, infringement, prior art; Inventive problem solving techniques; Complex product development and strategies; Design methods and methodologies; Reverse engineering; Product improvements and modifications; Disruptive technologies; Motor vehicle and machinery accident investigation and reconstruction; Collision analysis and damage assessment; Rigid body dynamics, vehicles crashworthiness and rollover; Industrial heavy equipment and components, heavy trucks and trailers; Consumer and industrial products and devices; Tools, machinery, vacuum and capital equipment; Slip and fall accidents; Tibology and contact mechanics; Friction and wear tests and analysis; Safety design review and study of surfaces, materials and contact conditions. I have prior expert witness experience.

Product Failure 462716

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.

Pedorthics Foot And Ankle 392518

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in the field of Clinical Pedorthics. My experience includes dual-axis and triaxial intrinsic posting technique; adolescent and team rehabilitation; functional foot orthoses; foot and ankle issues; product development and biomechanics of footwear products; heel grip / slippage of shoes; and musculoskeletal injuries. My clinical experience involves palliative care in orthopedics; sports / geriatric / pediatric feet orthoses; biofoam impression orthoses; retail shoe-fitting, diabetic foot ulcer, inserts, and custom foot and ankle orthoses; and applied biomechanics to the lower extremity.

Plastics 323761

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in the Plastics Industry. My expertise includes overall plastics manufacturing operations management, plastic testing and failure analysis, materials selection, new product design, design analysis, manufacturing assistance and tooling to testing, and patent infringement. I have additional knowledge with artificial turf, and artificial sports fields. I have over 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Scissors Lifts And Excavators 27115

Expertise Description

I have more than 15 years experience in mechanical engineering with a focus on design and failure analysis (failure of bolts and bolted connections to dynamic stability of scissors lifts and excavators to mechanical failure of hydraulic system components to mechanical behavior of industrial equipment), engineering research (detailed studies of the flange stress response, creep behavior of longitudinally welded pipes at high temperature, design of structural supports for a cryogenic superconducting MRI machine, design review of medical implants, dynamic analysis of multistory manufacturing facilities, and frequency analysis of silicon wafer fabrication components), Finite Element Analysis (simple two dimensional linear elastic analysis of pressure vessels to complete three dimensional nonlinear analysis of a bolted engine connecting rod and full contact dynamic analyses of crane clutch components), Accident Reconstruction and Crash worthiness, and Mechanical Testing. I have extensive experience in industrial equipment injuries and failures, including fans and other rotating machinery. I have over 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Civil And Structural Engineering 48402

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in structural engineering. My expertise includes: design, finite element analysis, repair, manufacturing, and testing of applications involving concrete, steel, fiberglass, masonry, composites, as well as other materials. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.