Expert 518088 - LA

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience as a mechanical and professional engineer with expertise in accident investigation related to vehicles, equipment, products, product design, and other mechanical systems and components. I have provided consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony for over a decade as an accident reconstruction expert witness.

Expert 519643 - TN

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years medical devices design and development experience with expertise in biomechanical devices, orthopedic implants, instrumentation, FDA and regulatory processes, failure analysis, product liability, medical malpractice, intellectual property, trade secrets, prototyping, 3D printing, and project management. I have more than 5 years expert witness experience with consultations, depositions, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 528427 - WI

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in Mechanical Engineering with expertise in conveyors and systems, elevators, material lifts, industrial controls, dynamic analysis, animations, forensic engineering, Intellectual Property, freight lifts, ASME B20.1 Standard, ASME Safety Standards, equipment and machinery, failure analysis, hydraulics, and products liability. I have additional experience with vertical conveyors, shopping cart conveyors (adjacent to escalators), automated car parking systems, custom engineered machinery and systems, machine design, dynamic system analysis and animation (multi-body physics, motion analysis), and finite element analysis. I have over 5 years expert witness experience with consultations, depositions, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 520635 - AZ MI

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in Overhead Crane Safety with expertise in operator safety; OSHA compliance; Workman's Compensation issues; lifting accidents; crane runway failures; the profession inspection of mobile, maritime, tower, and overhead cranes; and creating corporate safety programs involving cranes.

Expert 311169 - TX

Expertise Description

I have over 45 years of experience in Metallurgy with expertise in failure analysis of metallurgical and mechanical systems based on metallurgical evidence, analysis and synthesis. I have additional experience in the environmental effects related to material degradation and failure in metallic and non-metallic materials; scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) as applied to microfractography, surface chemical analysis, crack life prediction, and material characterization. I have additional knowledge in materials evaluation, selection, and improvement as applied to industrial processes and consumer products.

Expert 519938 - AL AK AZ AR BC CA(N) CA(S) CO CT DE DC FL GA IA ID IL IN KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA QC RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WY WI

Expertise Description

I have been practicing chiropractic medicine for more than 25 years. My focus areas are in motor vehicle collisions and injuries, administering of the Pain Validity Test to establish if a patient is indeed suffering and determining the proper diagnosis and appropriate treatment, along with a focus in whiplash, auto accidents, accidents, spinal ligament injury, and headaches. I have prior experience as a chiropractic expert witness by providing clients with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 522008 - MI

Expertise Description

As a structural engineer with more than 35 years of experience, I have a focus in property casualty damage issues including: structural failures and defects, water intrusions, roof distresses, origin and cause of fires, mechanical failures, electrical failures, and trip and fall conditions. I have also spent over 10 years as a structural engineer expert witness.

Expert 521894 - MI

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in construction as a building inspector with expertise in disclosure, construction defect, premises liability, negligence actions, property litigation, injuries, wrongful death, code violations, failure investigation, plumbing codes, design issues, and mold and water testing. I have experience in the inspection of residential, commercial and industrial buildings. I have also been providing consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony for over 35 years as a building inspection expert witness.

Expert 521953 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

My career has spanned over 35 years experience in engineering and environmental geology with expertise in groundwater contamination and resource studies, UST investigations/remediation/closure, hazardous wastes, environmental site assessments, geology for planning, geologic hazards investigations, project management, failure analysis, fault studies and landslide investigations. I have over 35 years experience as a geology expert witness and have provided numerous clients with deposition, consultations, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 506969 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in the elevator and escalator industry with expertise in inspections; specification drafting and enforcement; construction compliance; code issues; failure analysis; installations; modernization; safety upgrades; and handicap requirements. I have experience in all types of residential & commercial elevators, including high-speed and low-speed passenger and freight elevators, hydraulic and electric traction elevators, dumbwaiters, and escalators. I have been providing consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony for more than 25 years as an elevator construction expert witness.

Expert 520330 - VA

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience as a Mechanical and Structural Engineer. My areas of expertise include mechanical design, structural analysis, Finite Element Analysis (FEA), intellectual property analysis, perimeter security, transportation safety, materials testing and evaluation including failure analysis of components in vehicular, pipelines, fuel tanks, pressure vessels, accident reconstruction, accident causation, vehicle dynamics, biomechanics, safety analyses, seat belts, airbags, occupant protection systems, guardrails, crashworthiness, crash data retrieval, accident scene/roadway assessments, total station surveys of accident sites & vehicles, vehicle damage & crush analyses, delta-v, time-position-speed histories, computer simulations & animations, and technical reports. I have spent more than a decade offering consultations, courtroom testimony, and deposition as a mechanical and structural engineering expert witness.

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.

Expert 506967 - TX

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years of experience in the field of Mechanical Engineering with expertise in mechanical design. My competencies include moisture control, combustion systems, system and mechanical design, sensor integration, incompressible flow, psychrometry, data analysis, sealing systems, and failure analysis. As a Principal Investigator I have worked on various projects such as the development of planetary style traction drive CVT to control the velocity of an alternator on a military vehicle, and fuel economy benefits analysis of using continuously variable accessory drives. I have over 15 years of expert witness experience with consultation and deposition. As an expert witness I have worked on patent infringement cases.

Expert 524420 - CO

Expertise Description

I have over 15 years experience in Metallurgy with expertise in the welding metallurgy, failure analysis, construction, and mechanical/refractory quality control. I specialize in quality control management for mechanical piping/vessels and refractory installation, and also in failure analysis and microstructure/property relationship for weld metal/joints for a wide array of industries. I have additional knowledge in determining the fracture mode through the initial failure assessment and gathering supporting evidence through photography, electron microscopy (SEM / EDS), metallurgical / chemical characterization, and mechanical testing. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 519060 - AL AK AZ AR BC CA(N) CA(S) CO CT DE DC FL GA HI IA ID IL IN KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA QC RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WY WI

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience as a mechanical engineer, with a focus in the product design, development, verification, validation, failure analysis and intellectual property of gas turbines/aircraft engines (turbomachinery) and laparoscopic medical devices. My experience encompasses total of 28 years of mechanical engineering, 24 years dedicated to air, marine and land-based gas turbine design and systems. I have performed and assisted in failure investigations of gas turbine components in all 3 applications for commercial, industrial and military customers. I have experience with forensic investigation, TOPS8D (root cause analysis), and failure modes of most gas turbine engine components. I have additional knowledge in marine/ship systems, ultrasonics, fatigue and fracture mechanics, and power generation systems. I have also offered my services for over 10 years as a mechanical engineering expert witness with consultations and deposition.

Expert 522757 - SC

Expertise Description

With over 45 years experience in the civil and structural fields, I have an expertise in building design, building components, and storm water runoff and drainage systems. I have provided consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony for more than 5 years as a structural engineering expert witness.

Expert 321625 - MI

Expertise Description

My career has spanned over 25 years in the field of Mechanical Engineering with expertise in regarding patent infringement, intellectual property (IP), and the forensic analysis of mechanical devices and manufacturing processes. I have additional knowledge in vehicle crash worthiness including glazing and roof crush, accident reconstruction, occupant kinematics analysis, firearms safety, and failure analysis. I have also spent over 15 years as a mechanical engineering expert witness by offering courtroom testimony, consultations, and deposition.

Expert 519839 - AL AK AZ AR BC CA(N) CA(S) CO CT DE DC FL GA HI IA ID IL IN KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA QC RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WY WI

Expertise Description

I have more than 45 years of commercial, industrial, and university experience in all aspects of plastic and polymer materials, plastic part design, tool design, and plastics processing. I have served as a plastics engineering Expert Witness in more than 25 cases, many of which have required deposition or trial testimony to be given. I am the founder and Principal Researcher of a plastics company, which consists of highly skilled plastic, chemical, and mechanical engineers who have performed consulting and research services to a variety of industries over the last 20 years.

Expert 520903 - MO

Expertise Description

I have over two decades of experience in Mechanical Engineering manufacturing fuel-fired appliances. I have expertise in fire causation and explosion investigations, manufacturing equipment evaluations, failure analysis of components, product liability evaluations, fuel-fired appliances, gas supply systems, HVAC equipment, residential/commercial building code compliance, and fire suppression systems. I have also spent time as a mechanical engineering expert witness in Missouri.

Expert 520679 - IL

Expertise Description

My background of over 40 years in Biomechanics & Structural Engineering has been focused on construction accidents, injury causation analysis, and accident reconstruction involving individuals on foot, in wheelchairs, operating motor vehicles, using industrial machinery and recreational vehicles and equipment. I have additional experience with Lumbar Spine Disc Degeneration, products liability, and failure analysis. I also have prior experience working as a biomechanics expert witness in Illinois and have spent my time offering consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony for numerous clients.

Expert 519844 - AL AK AZ AR BC CA(N) CA(S) CO CT DE DC FL GA HI IA ID IL IN KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA QC RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WY WI

Expertise Description

My career has spanned more than 30 years of experience in the fields of structural and civil engineering. I have provided extensive services for defendants and plaintiff attorneys on construction litigation matters in single and Class-Action both on State and Federal lawsuits. My understanding of core legal concepts has enabled me to assist my clients in the most efficient manner. I bring diversified experience in the field of Structural, Civil and Forensic engineering in design, investigation, evaluation, research, building code and standards development and construction supervision of US, Canada, and International projects. I have provided failure analysis, expert consultation, structural forensic investigation, and damage assessment services for many litigation and insurance related matters. I have been the principal structural engineer on projects for clients such as NASA and several other high profile agencies. I have Provided many technical lectures, presentations, and webinars for structural engineering, Architectural and Building Official communities. I have also worked for more than 15 years as a structural engineering expert witness in the greater Los Angeles area by providing numerous clients with deposition, consultations, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 520596 - OH PA

Expertise Description

I have been working in the field of Civil Engineering, geotechnical engineering, and soil mechanics for more than 40 years with a particular focus in analyzing, understanding, and interpreting underground conditions for contracting projects. I have also spent over 40 years as a civil engineering and Geotechnical Engineer Expert in Ohio and Pennsylvania by offering such services as consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 520028 - NY

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.

Expert 518671 - AL AK AZ AR BC CA(N) CA(S) CO CT DE DC FL GA HI IA ID IL IN KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA QC RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WY WI

Expertise Description

With more than 25 years experience in civil infrastructures, I have spent my career working with building systems, balconies, parking garages, bridge piers, and decks. I have additional knowledge in forensic and failure investigation and litigation support on building envelopes; roofing systems; balconies; pavements and runways; parking structures; as well as material testing, including concrete, aluminum, steel, anchor bolts and asphalt. Through investigation and engineering analysis, I am able to determine the causes of structural performance issues, such as structural distress, excessive displacement, or excessive vibrations to partial or total structural collapse. I have also spent over 25 years offering consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony as a Buildings Construction Expert Witness in Illinois.

Expert 520085 - WA

Expertise Description

My career as a Senior Forensic Mechanical Engineer and Fire and Explosion Investigator has spanned over 30 years, specializing in forensic analysis involving HVAC and plumbing systems, including installation errors, manufacturing defects, and construction defects. I have additional expertise in failure analysis for refrigeration systems, machinery and conveyors, maritime property damage and injury incidents, fuel and gas piping, plumbing and fire sprinkler systems, hydraulic systems, and vehicle components, related to property damage, personal injury, and fatality events. I have prior experience as a Fire and Explosion Expert Witness in Washington and have provided clients with consultations and deposition.

Expert 511134 - NJ NY

Expertise Description

My career has spanned over 25 years working with materials engineering, failure analysis and engineering investigations, including litigation support. My focus has been on metallurgy, property/structure relationships, stress conditions and corrosion of both ferrous and non-ferrous materials. I have expertise in the determination of root cause and problem resolution, and extensive experience designing and conducting field and laboratory testing. I have additional expertise in the areas of materials characterization, fractography, metallography and mechanical testing. I have worked to support a broad range of industries, including railroad, automotive, aviation, recreational equipment, pharmaceutical, petrochemical, pulp & paper, food services, power generation, construction, building systems, weldments, and light manufacturing. I have also spent 15 years as a materials engineering expert witness in Illinois by providing consultations and deposition.

Expert 519300 - FL

Expertise Description

I have spent over 5 years as a forensic consultant with a background in mechanical engineering, vehicle dynamics, collision reconstruction and driver factors. I have expertise in mechanical systems with an emphasis on analytic analysis including kinematics, kinetics, dynamics, and failure methods, crash investigation and accident reconstruction of automobiles, commercial vehicles, motorcycles, bicycles, pedestrians and other transportation modes. I have additional experience with design for manufacturing, including parametric CAD modeling and the proprietary mechanical design of safety equipment for industrial and consumer markets in the US and Europe. I have prior experience working as a mechanical engineering expert witness in Florida.

Expert 519007 - IL

Expertise Description

My career in the plastics industry has spanned over 40 years with a focus in engineering, testing and failure analysis of products manufactured from polymeric materials, especially those intended for long-term, load bearing applications. I have additional experience in thermoplastic polymer materials, including plastic piping and geosynthetics, Physical, mechanical and environmental testing of polymeric materials Structure and properties of thermoplastic polymers, polymer alloys and blends Synthesis of thermoplastic polymers and polymer compound formulation Plastics processing methods and Analytical chemistry of organic chemical compounds. For more than 30 years, I have offered my services as a plastics expert witness in Illinois by providing consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 19556 - WA

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in engineering specializing in fires; explosions; fire protection; civil, electrical and mechanical failure analysis; design; construction; management of industrial plant production equipment; material handling machinery; and explosive mining equipment. My areas of expertise include fire cause and origin, explosions, large loss expert coordination and related mechanical and electrical failures. I have previously been deposed and have testified as an expert witness.

Expert 518719 - FL

Expertise Description

I am a Materials Science expert with over 25 years of expertise in forensic science and materials failure analysis. My extensive experience includes a variety of products, components and materials utilized in both industrial and consumer applications, and I have knowledge of forensic science investigation techniques such as experimentation and examination, technical research, and review of literature. I also have worked on materials thermal processing and procedures, welding, weld testing (ferrous and non-ferrous metals), and I am proficient in destructive and non-destructive testing techniques and procedures in accordance with the applicable American Society of Testing Materials Standards. I am familiar with the use, application, and design of warning labels. I have over 15 years of expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 358921 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years of Electrical Engineering experience with a focus on Disk Data Storage. I have been the President of a company championing and managing the facilitation and publication of advanced magnetic, solid state and optical technology development for disk, heads, drives, and network storage systems. I have provided technical due diligence for investors in bankruptcy and startups in data storage, investigations into data erasure and security, as well as storage device and system testing, and failure analysis. I have over 15 years of expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 446602 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in the field of Mechanical Engineering with expertise in high-technology applications. I have experience with medical device/biotech product development & concept design, patent and intellectual property research and due diligence, biomaterials applications, portable devices, keypads, robust design, reliability and durability, and manufacturing technology. I have additional experience with reliability and failure analysis services, composite materials, and wind and alternative energy applications. I have over 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 517127 - LA

Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years of experience in the field of Mechanical Engineering. As Principal Engineer of my firm, I perform finite element analysis (FEA) and computations fluid dynamics (CFD) for design, failure analysis, and fitness-for-service for process and mechanical equipment. I have experience with general code issues, metallurgical failure analysis, product laboratory testing; materials, corrosion, metallurgical, and weld procedure; and troubleshooting services. I also process-design and vibration analysis support. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 517541 - IL

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years of experience working in the construction industry with a primary focus in home inspection. I worked as a carpenter apprentice and journeyman carpenter before moving on to work as a home inspector for numerous insurance companies. I was also the founder and president of my own construction and home inspection company for 10 years. I have strong experience inspecting moisture intrusion and other types of water damage, indoor air quality, HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) systems, and electrical defects. I have also worked as a firefighter and Supervising Fire Marshal. I have more than 20 years of expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 326574 - FL

Expertise Description

I have more than 50 years of experience running a construction company as a Contractor. Through my business, I have handled diverse projects: from custom single-family residences; to low- rise to mid-rise multi-family properties; to specialty museums and theatres; from motels to boutique hotels, to convention and recreational hotels; to warehouses and industrial plants; to office buildings and commercial interiors; to specialty zoological exhibits and recreational facilities. These projects have included new construction, renovations, and restorations nationwide. I have performed investigative services to seek and establish the cause of building component failures and make recommendations for corrections. I also have performed building code interpretations with field inspections or review of plans and specifications. I have over 12 years of expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony. Cases have included issues of building codes; permitting; costs of construction; means and methodologies; standards of care of contractors, architects, and engineers; Fair Housing Act and Americans with Disabilities Act; stair construction and slip and fall; and property insurance claims.

Expert 511297 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years of experience primarily in the field of failure analysis and predicting degradation and environmental compatibility of power plant materials under a variety of operating conditions. My experience includes corrosion and environmentally assisted cracking in BWR, PWR, and various raw water environments, and embrittlement of pressure vessel steels and high performance alloys. I am a recognized authority on microbiologically influenced corrosion and have authored reference documents on that topic. I typically perform a dozen or more metallurgical and corrosion assessments per year in addition to roughly half that many hand-on failure analyses. I have performed failure analyses and field investigations on a wide variety of power plant and other industrial components including piping and heat exchangers, pumps and valves, steam and combustion turbines, large electrical transmission towers, chemical processing vessels, steel cables and high performance fiber lifting slings, and industrial washing machines. I have over 20 years of expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 452514 - NY

Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years experience in the field of Construction Management Engineering with expertise in structural failures and related damages. I have experience providing technical investigations, analysis, reports and testimony to areas of construction related claims, failures, and injuries.

Expert 503226 - AL CA(N) CA(S) CT FL GA IA IL IN KY ME MD MA MI MN MO NE NH NM NY NC PA RI SC TN VT VA WV WI

Expertise Description

I have more than 10 years in the fields of Failure Analysis, Accident Reconstruction, and Mechanical Engineering. I have investigated, analyzed, and reconstructed hundreds of accidents across the United States involving vehicles, machines, mechanical systems and industrial equipment. I have also critiqued product infringements within the scope of patent protection. I am a Licensed Professional Engineer and United States Patent Agent. My work is performed in support of litigation, product recalls, insurance investigations, industrial problem solving and intellectual property disputes. I have provided expert testimony in numerous legal jurisdictions and I am a member of several professional organizations. I have over 5 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

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.

Expert 29835 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience with Accident Reconstruction and Safety. My accident and safety expertise includes: Sports and industrial injuries, Vehicular and equipment accidents- all vehicle types, pedestrians, component failures (e.g., brakes); Pedestrian – Slip, trip, fall, stairs, ramps, sidewalks, coefficient of friction; Premises – Building codes, lighting, glass, screens, electronic gates; Industrial & Construction Accidents – ladders, scaffolds, machine guarding, forklifts, construction vehicles, conveyors, belt conveyors, lifts, hoists; Mechanical fasteners – bolts, latches, welds; and Criminal cases – vehicular manslaughter, trade secrets. I have additional expertise in mechanics, applied mechanics, engineering mechanics, and biomechanics. I am experienced with pedestrian surfaces including walkways, stairs, and ramps, as well as slip and fall test methods, standards, and instrumentation. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 323746 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience specializing in products liability, personal injury, and materials failure with expertise in chemical, physical, thermal, spectral, and other testing methods used to analyze plastic part and product failures. My litigation experience includes: construction defects emphasizing plastic plumbing problems; design and manufacturing defects in plastic, rubber, and composite parts and materials; plastics extrusion; injection molding; thermoforming; and other plastics processing methods. I have more than 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 169651 - AZ CA(N) CA(S) WA

Expertise Description

I have over 45 years of varied experience in commercial aviation with Aeronautical and Mechanical Engineering and management. My expertise includes engine and propulsion (development, alteration, noise attenuation, repair and maintenance. My additional expertise includes equipment purchases, FAA regulations, leasing, and insurance issues; accident investigation and failure analysis; and aircraft salvage and rebuilding. I also have experience in establishing and directing engineering, engine part counterfeit, maintenance, and alteration facilities. I have more than 35 years expert witness experience.

Expert 128085 - FL

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience as a professional engineer licensed in Florida, Connecticut, and New York, including managing and performing civil, structural, and environmental investigation, development, and construction projects. I have managed numerous asbestos and lead surveys from New York to Florida. I also performed over 100 due diligence and condominium conversion investigations. I have experience performing forensic failure analyses, including structural, roofing, foundation, waterfront, underwater, geotechnical, water infiltration, product defect, production piping, and slip / trip and fall investigations. My Environmental Engineering expertise includes asbestos, lead-based paint, underground contamination, indoor air quality, hazardous waste, water and air quality, and PCBs. I have over 5 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 107482 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years experience in Mechanical Engineering with Fire and Explosion Investigating specializing in fire cause and origin. My expertise includes investigation and analysis of fire, water loss, product defects, explosions, and human injury incidents. I have additional experience in heat transfer, mass transfer, fluid mechanics, fire protection engineering, human behavior in fire, hydraulics, laser diagnostics, and component testing. I have over 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 107641 - CA(N) CA(S) CT FL ME MA NH NY NC RI VT

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in Bio Medical / Engineering. My expertise includes finite element stress analysis, fracture mechanics, fatigue, failure analysis, fire and explosion analysis, explosion cause and origin, biomechanics, materials science, stress and vibration, and structural design and analysis. I have more than 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 107492 - NY

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in the computer industry specializing in Software Engineering Methodologies and Project Management. I have experience in Information Technology (IT) project failures. My expertise includes the ability to communicate complex technical concepts clearly and the ability to scan thousands of pages of documents and email records to analyze a complex IT development project. I am also an expert in IP disputes involving computer software, including claims of patent infringement, trade-secret misappropriation, and copyright infringement. I can provide forensic analysis of software source code and productivity analysis. I have more than 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 159616 - AZ CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years of experience specializing in development, design, and construction management for a wide variety of construction and renovation projects. My Expertise includes: multi-family residential, construction defects, condominium, structural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, acoustical, architectural, roof, windows, finish carpentry, flooring, tile, concrete, stone, cost estimation, scheduling, budgets, government approvals, and the state fire marshal. My additional expertise includes: high-rise condominiums, hospitals, hotels, retail, malls, shopping centers, casinos, office buildings, mixed-use buildings, commercial, historic preservation, schools, university buildings, construction management, contract administration, project management, contracts, agreements, fee proposals, liability insurance, construction claims, and zoning. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 97468 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in geology and geotechnical engineering. My expertise includes: earth movement, soil settlement, soil heave, soil creep, soil collapse, soil expansion, slope stability, landslides, mudflows, bluff failure, rock fall, stream bank collapse, drainage, erosion, moisture intrusion, slab seepage, crawlspace water, basement water, distress to structures, wall cracks, slab cracks, slab settlement, slab heave, foundation settlement, and foundation cracks. My additional expertise includes: retaining walls, wall collapse, wall cracks, wall settlement, wall lean, pavement, pavement settlement, pavement cracks, pavement separation, swimming pools, spas, pool cracks, pool settlement, pool heave, construction defects, grading (fill compaction and / or settlement), drainage, foundation, retaining walls, geologic hazards, faults, earthquakes, and liquefaction. I have 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 107656 - FL

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years experience as a Forensic Consultant (C.F.C.) specializing in Forensic Accident Reconstruction. My expertise includes automobile accidents, commercial vehicle accidents, industrial accidents, motorcycle accidents, pedestrian accidents, ballistics and firearms, digital forensics, premises liability, slip and fall accidents, and 3d animations and visualizations. I have more than 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 127972 - KY

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years experience in engineering, manufacturing, and management, specializing in forensic engineering and accident reconstruction. My expertise includes: lifts, hoists, jacks, cranes, industrial machines, hydraulic equipment, tools, material handling, fork lifts, aerial work platforms, loaders, automotive lifts, and scissor lifts. I have additional expertise in product safety, product failures, product liability, testing, compliance with standards (American National Standards Institute (A.N.S.I.) and International Organization for Standardization (I.S.O.)), and compliance with regulations (Occupational Safety and Health Administration (O.S.H.A.), Environmental Protection Agency (E.P.A.), and Department of Transportation (D.O.T.)), and adequacy of warnings, instructions, and labels. My experience includes the development of explanatory exhibits and the preparation of evidence for trial. I have over 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 160956 - TX

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years of experience in design, manufacturing, and equipment engineering, with an emphasis on equipment used in oil and gas field servicing. My expertise includes: triplex / quintiplex pumps and pumping systems; jet, batch, and recirculating mixers; cement / sand bulk handling systems; coil tubing injectors; carbon dioxide / nitrogen equipment; equipment packaging on trucks, trailers, skids, barges, and offshore installations; engine, transmission, and various drive train systems for pumps, vehicles, and auxiliary equipment; hydraulic fracturing; cementing; acidizing; blenders; cooling system design for engine, transmission, pumps, and hydraulics; hydraulic applications; open and closed loop circuits; truck chassis and trailer design; Department of Transportation (D.O.T.), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (O.S.H.A.), and environmental regulations; and wireline trucks. I have additional expertise in design, manufacturing, problem solving, improvement of existing equipment, fleet evaluation, equipment personnel training, and safety training. I have over 5 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 128624 - TX

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years of experience in the applied biomedical engineering field at one of the world’s greatest medical centers. My expertise includes skin burn, technology assessment, equipment planning, safe device, tele health, support services, administration and governance structure, regulatory compliance, labeling, incident investigation, servicing medical equipment, and forensic investigation programs. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 128222 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years experience in the field of Commercial / Industrial HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning) and Refrigeration Systems. My areas of expertise consist of industrial electrical equipment and systems, security systems and security systems maintenance, power systems, HVAC controls, solar codes and standards, process cooling, temporary power, chilled water and compressed air plants, facility management, preventative maintenance, and non-destructive diagnostics, such as thermographic imaging, radiography, broadband, real-time radiography, vibration analysis, oil trend analysis, laser alignment, frequency and harmonics analysis, communication wiring, and voltage and current analysis. I have extensive experience with industrial boilers, steam piping, boiling, filtration systems and heat exchangers, as well as battery fires, and fire and explosion detection. I have 15 years expert witness experience.

Expert 128394 - DC TX

Expertise Description

I have over 50 years experience as a Laboratory Director specializing in mechanical design engineering, with an emphasis in all phases of industrial equipment and machinery design, vibration, including fans, blowers, motors, generators, engines, couplings, gearboxes, dynamometers and rolling mills. My expertise includes: troubleshooting of aircraft gas turbine engines and accessories, auxiliary power units, rotary wing drive gearboxes and gear trains. My expertise also includes: various motors, blowers, and variable frequency drives as well as ship propulsion systems, including diesel and gas turbine engines. I have additional expertise in troubleshooting, machinery malfunctions and failures, and machinery accidents, including accidents leading to extensive property damage, injury, and death. I have extensive experience in the use of vibration as a diagnostic tool, as well as high speed rotor balancing. I have experience with planning and executing heavy machinery lifts, evaluations of reinforced concrete foundations, and evaluations of fabricated machinery support structures, advanced vibration analysis and applications. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 134981 - DE NE NJ NY PA

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.

Expert 128477 - NJ PA

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience in collision reconstruction, defect investigations, biomechanical analysis, and injury causation studies. My expertise includes accident reconstruction, motorcycle accident reconstruction, pedestrian collisions and accident reconstruction, biomedical analysis, mechanical commercial vehicle accident reconstruction, bio-mechanical analysis, tire failure analysis, mechanical commercial vehicle inspection, defect investigations, air bag download, commercial control module downloads, speed determination, crash worthiness, restraint analysis. I have over 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 128475 - CA(N) NJ PA WV

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in mechanical and biomedical engineering and regulatory assessments. My expertise includes analyses of vehicular, industrial, dental malpractice, serious personal injury and trauma, recreational, commercial, sports and industrial injuries, and sports-related injuries, in addition to the evaluation of protective devices and safety systems, such as seat belts and helmets. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 128461 - TX

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.

Expert 128387 - PA

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years experience in the field of Fire Scene Investigation with expertise in Mechanical Engineering, evidence inspection and examination, report preparation for investigations, electrical accident reconstruction, origin and cause of fire, forensic engineering and analysis of accidents, water damage events, and fires relating to a wide variety of incidents. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 107331 - FL MO OK PA

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience as a civil engineer, specializing in structural engineering. My expertise includes: advanced composites; blast testing; bridge inspection; bridge rehabilitation; civil infrastructure renewal / sustainability; composites; concrete; concrete inspections; concrete repair / rehabilitation; construction defects; construction materials; failure analysis; ferrocement; fiber reinforced concrete; FPR; laboratory testing; masonry standards; materials engineering; non-destructive testing; reinforced concrete; research and development; steel reinforced polymers; strength evaluations; structural analysis; and structural fiber reinforced plastics. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience.

Expert 107379 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience in mechanical and materials engineering, specializing in failure analysis. My expertise includes: accident investigation / reconstruction; construction defects (plumbing / H.V.A.C.); failure analysis (building materials, communications equipment, consumer products, machinery, medical devices; pressure vehicles, vehicles); fatigue / fracture / corrosion of metals / plastics / fiber composites; materials engineering; mechanical engineering; modal vibration analysis; and stress analysis. I have more than 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 96609 - WI

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience as a mechanical engineer specializing in safety and forensic engineering. My expertise includes: accident investigation / reconstruction; agriculture equipment / machinery; construction engineering / safety; consumer safety; forestry; human factors engineering: lawn / garden products; manufacturing; occupational safety audits / training; product design / liability / safety; and safety codes / regulations compliance. I have more than 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 55446 - WI

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years experience as a ceramics engineer with hands-on knowledge of processes related to ceramics, glass quality, and fiberglass production, management, and marketing, including: natural gas / oxygen combustion systems for furnaces; burner hardware; forming processes; waste management strategies; nuclear waste vitrification; environmental abatement; corrosion testing; industrial gas production; and combustion technology. My expertise includes the automotive, bio-medical, defense, electronics, glass defects, and nuclear fields. I have experience with previous expert witness analysis, investigations, affidavits, and testimony on combustion equipment, fractology examinations, industrial furnaces, industrial process engineering, and materials failure. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience.

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.

Expert 96660 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

Doug Schoon, M.S. (Dana Point, CA)  – I have over 35 years’ experience working in the cosmetic, personal care and beauty industry focused on organic and polymer chemistry, including materials testing and ingredient toxicology.  I specialize in cosmetics, salon products, salon safety, and best practices for the professional beauty industry, as well as retail cosmetic and beauty products. My expertise includes: beauty industry regulations and standards; cleaning, disinfection, sterilization, communicable diseases, infections related to hair, nail, skin, eye lashes; cuts, burns, adverse skin reactions such as irritations or  allergies, standard of care, state board regulations, federal regulations, marketing claims, education and nail and cosmetology schools. 
 
I have expertise in European Union and Canadian cosmetic regulation and standards; as well as, salon chemical safety issues, to include injuries, damage, illness, as well as cosmetic / personal care product development and testing, safe handling, air quality and testing, personal protection equipment, product labeling, product warnings and quality control and/or assurance.  I am an internationally recognized author of books/articles, presenter and educator with a large amount of expertise in both natural and artificial nail products, salon practices and services in cosmetology, hair, lashes, nail anatomy and skin care, manicure and pedicure procedures/practices/standards/equipment.  I have over 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, depositions, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 96606 - IL

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience as a mechanical engineer with emphasis on safety and design analysis. My expertise includes: cost estimation; safety research; industrial accidents; product accidents / liability; machinery, mechanical components, and consumer products design and safety analysis; and on-site and laboratory accident investigations. I have additional expertise in: agricultural engineering; crane safety devices; farm machinery; forensic engineering; guardrail testing; ladders; power lines; press guards; trailer hitches and towbars; truck-mounted ladder racks; and wood railings. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 96523 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have 20 years experience with civil engineering specializing in urban transportation solutions, including: capital maintenance projects, complex interchange design, and corridor planning studies. My expertise includes: bridge design; construction management; environmental compliance; field inspections; forensic, geotechnical, structural, and transportation engineering; hydraulics; hydrology / drainage; highway design; land development; large cut and cover tunnels; public works; quality assurance / quality control; retaining / tieback walls; seismic retrofits; sound walls; specifications; surveying; toll road design; transportation, and value engineering. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 96447 - TX

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years experience as a chemical engineer in areas of failure analysis, product liability, automobile accidents, fire cause and origin, chemical exposure, environmental contamination, regulatory compliance, agriculture, medical devices, and passenger restraint systems. My expertise includes: front / side airbags (failure, deployment, injuries); automobile passenger restraints (seat belts, infant, and child seats); chemical fires / explosions / damages (butane, solvents, crude oil, gasoline, natural gas, carbon dioxide, chlorine gas); toxic chemical exposures (benzene, ethylene oxide, bentonite clay, formaldehyde, hexavalent chromium) in industry, residences, government; environmental hazardous waste contamination (drinking water supplies, ground contamination, oil discharges); and regulatory enforcement (sulfuric acid leaks, ammonia vapors, hydrogen peroxide). I have more than 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

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.

Expert 107351 - CA(N) CA(S) FL NV TX

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience in the design, development, and technical analysis of electronics and communications equipment. I have experience in cases involving patent infringement; complex trademark infringement; patent damages & royalty calculations; cell phone cases involving wrongfully accused, E-911 issues, call routing, and cell tower records; telecommunications cases involving failures and failure analysis, the local switch, toll call, and VoIP, IVR, and ATIS call centers; internet service providers; and broadband systems including ISDN, DSL, ADSL, and Ethernet. I have additional experience with all aspects of the telephone network and how it operates, the cable requirements needed to provide adequate internet service, testing cables used for high speed internet including CAT5 and high performance cables, and electrical engineering. My additional areas of expertise include electronics, power supplies, system failure analysis, reliability, safety, fault tolerant design methodology, development concepts and technical analysis of electronics, failure mode analysis, and Underwriters (UL) recognition of products for use in North America. I have 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 51241 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have 30 years experience in the construction industry with general contracting and consulting as a civil engineer, general contractor, and realtor. My background includes public works, libraries, commercial facilities, retail buildings, restaurants, residential projects, high rise residential buildings, and educational complexes, including surveying, structural design, structural performance, subdivision design, grading, street improvements, sewers, storm drains, and storm drain channel systems, as well as project management, time impact analysis, contract administration, scheduling, staff training, and O.S.H.A. My consulting / claims experience includes: mediation; claim preparation; litigation support; document research and analysis; contractual disputes; and claims avoidance advising. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience.

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.

Expert 55533 - CA(N)

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.

Expert 55404 - NC

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience as a professional engineer specializing in electrical and computer engineering. My expertise includes: agency standards (CE, CSA, FCC, IEC, UL); data encryption hardware; data networks; electrical devices engineering / safety / systems; electronic design / failure analysis / manufacturing; electronic / electrical hardware design engineering; EMC design / analysis / testing; fire cause and origin investigations; forensic engineering; grounding; industrial automation / controls (national electrical code / product liability / product testing / safety evaluations); insurance fraud investigations; lightning / surge analysis; residential wiring; semiconductors; and telecommunications. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 52044 - FL NY

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in the field of Civil Engineering. My expertise includes construction, engineering assessments, civil engineering, forensic engineering, and value engineering. I have extensive experience in architecture, construction management, project management, program management, forensic evaluations, design-build integration, constructability, estimating, landscaping, premises liability, value management, geotechnics, foundations, planning / scheduling, and quality assurance in private and public projects, including recreation and waterfront / marine facilities, in addition to mass transit, and airports. I have additional experience with bridges, long span bridges, suspension bridges, cable stay bridges, steel bridges, segmental concrete, and concrete arch. I have more than 5 years expert witness experience.

Expert 51934 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years experience in mechanical engineering for product failure analysis, personal injury analysis, property loss, accident reconstruction, accident causation, equipment evaluation, systems evaluation, construction accidents, general industry accidents, project evaluation, and safety and maintenance procedures. I specialize in residential heating and cooling including: decorative fireplaces, space heaters, wood burning fireplaces, wall furnaces, forced-air furnaces, log lighters, air conditioners, and dehumidifiers. I have additional experience in residential ranges, water heaters, gas or wood-burning appliances, and barbeques, and commercial hot plates, water heaters and boilers, deep fat fryers, catering truck fryers, commercial ranges, and commercial quick disconnects for gas lines. My experience with consulting work includes: construction accidents; falls, including slips and trips; furniture defects; residential, commercial, and industrial appliances; printing presses; lawn and garden tools; woodworking equipment; power saws; hand tools; lifting equipment; elevators, escalators; scaffolds, ladders; and recreational equipment defects and failure. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 51143 - MS MT TN

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years of diversified research and development and plant management experience predominantly in the forest products industry with major international chemical and wood product organizations. My expertise includes biocides (pressure/non-pressure), fire retardants, formulation development, wood treatment processes, wood chemistry, standardized testing, basic research, wood adhesives, code and regulatory issues, building systems, distribution and transmission poles, utility poles, Copper Chrome Arsenate (CCA), quality control (SPC, TQM) with numerous publications, presentations and patents in these areas. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

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).

Expert 48394 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience involving design engineering, project management, and construction management of industrial power generation, cogeneration, standby emergency power units, emergency diesel generators, and gas turbine generation systems. I specialize in analytical services relating to plant performance, monitoring, control, fuel processing, and safety. My particular expertise for projects involve industrial gas turbines, such as Allison 501/570 series in standby power and cogeneration applications, and for stationary power generation and marine propulsion using large diesel engines such as ElectroMotive Diesels in both diesel electric and diesel reduction configurations. I have experience in application and special project modifications of micro-turbines for power generation and Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) applications. My special expertise includes interpretation of and conformance to codes and standards as applicable to power generation and marine propulsion fields, including NFPA-70 (National Electric Code), ASME, ASTM, ANSI, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR's). I have special training and experience in systems integration, Failure Modes & Effects Analysis (FMEA) and system level reliability analysis. I have more than 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 48086 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience as a professional engineer and licensed general contractor in consulting, design, construction project management, university teaching, and research. I specializes in structural analysis / design, damage and failure investigations, and construction defects / accidents. I have expertise in performance evaluation of constructed facilities including the effects of natural (wind, earthquake, flood, fire) and man-made (vibrations, blast and impact) hazards, damage assessment, and repair and retrofit design. Has served as an expert on small and multi-million-dollar claims. My experience includes buildings, bridges, concrete cooling towers, offshore platforms, silos, damage investigation of single and multi-family residential, commercial and historic buildings, storage tanks and underground water conduits, blast in underground coal mines, explosion in a chemical plant, effect demolition, pile driving and new construction on adjacent buildings, excessive floor vibrations, cracking, settlement, wind, fire and flooding damage, foundation distress, retaining walls, slabs and pavements, evaluation of defective concrete, terrazzo and other construction materials, water intrusion damage, contract disputes, product liability, accidents, personal injury, property damage, and failures during construction. I have more than 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 45703 - AZ CA(N) CA(S) CO NV NM OR TX UT WA

Expertise Description

I am a Registered Geotechnical Engineer with over 40 years of professional experience on major project assignments, including soil and foundation investigations, geologic and seismic investigations, field exploration and laboratory testing programs, engineering analysis, and on monitoring of earthwork and foundation construction for commercial, municipal, industrial, school, hospital, waterfront and residential developments. Since 1995, I have served as an independent geotechnical engineering consultant on over 700 design and construction projects, case reviews, and consulting assignments. I served as geotechnical engineering consultant to established engineering firms in California and Nevada, and as expert witness for legal dispute resolutions and insurance claim assessments. I have more than 15 years expert witness experience.

Expert 43022 - FL

Expertise Description

Ph.D., P.E. – Licensed Mechanical Engineer. Experienced in accident investigations and reconstruction, as well as, human factors and biomechanics. Machine design, consumer products, fire cause and origin. Licensed pilot with IFR rating; can provide aerial photography. Licensed commercial driver with tanker, hazardous materials, and passenger endorsements.

Expert 321805 - IL

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in building design and construction as a Structural Engineer with expertise in evaluating the condition of existing damaged and distressed structures and the design of repairs to bring the facilities back to sound condition. My experience includes: roofing and waterproofing; building evaluation; reinforced concrete, building envelope defects, building envelope issues, structural steel, and masonry structures; and the evaluation of historic structures. I have worked on such facilities as parking garages, bridges, plazas, building facades and balconies, marine piers, and industrial plants. I have over 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 42390 - AL FL GA SC

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience specializing in deep sea side scan sonar and remote operated vehicle (ROV) operations for deep water origin and cause investigations. My expertise includes hazmat site survey, explosive ordinance demolition, ROV operations, and first-responder procedures. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience.

Expert 17847 - AZ CA(S) CO CT DE DC FL GA HI IL IN KY MD MA MN MS MT NV NM NY OH OR PA SC TX UT VA WA WI

Expertise Description

I have over 55 years as a mechanical engineer and safety professional. My expertise includes: the design of filters, swimming pools, marine fish / mammal areas, commercial and industrial filtration / water treatment systems, and analysis and reconstruction of aquatic accidents (spas, swimming pools, and natural bodies of water) involving codes and standards, construction, diving, drowning, slides, suction entrapment, lighting, operations, signage, and slips, trips and falls. I have more than 35 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

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.

Expert 11121 - AZ CA(N) CA(S) CO HI NV TX WI

Expertise Description

I have over 45 years experience in architecture as a firm owner and principal including facilities evaluations, development of remedial programs, project design, and management. I have worked on a variety of projects ranging from residential, commercial architecture, facility assessments, academic, industrial, sporting, architecture of parking structures, and event structures. I have been a designer and principal-in-charge of a significant number of noteworthy projects. My additional expertise includes architectural building evaluations / conditions reports, architectural assessment, building sites, programs, and building husbandry. I have more than 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 45084 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years of experience and expertise in physics, engineering, new product design, and production scale-up to assist industry in high precision and general industrial cleaning. My areas of expertise include inertial instrument design disciplines include laser physics, fiber optics, acoustics, and magnetic resonance. I have over 5 years expert witness experience.

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.

Expert 43900 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 45 years experience with Plumbing / HVAC. My expertise includes construction defect, repair recommendations, cost of repairs, inspector, costing of original installations, testing of systems, and personal injury. I have more than 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 43293 - NY

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in the investigation, evaluation and resolution of commercial, industrial, and institutional roofing and waterproofing deficiencies, which involves an expertise of the building interior and building envelope. I have experience protecting built environments from water intrusion and wind damage. I have more than 15 years expert witness experience.

Expert 43254 - MT

Expertise Description

P.E. – Experienced in electrical design. Areas of expertise include: power distribution, coordination, grounding and lightning protection; lighting and controls; communications and data design; fire and security alarms; low voltage; audio and CATV; nurse call & CCTV; pump lift; stations and controls; motor control centers; generators and ATS; electrical commissioning; electrical specifications; and shop drawing review.

Expert 43239 - MN

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in the field of Traffic Safety. My expertise includes accident reconstruction, work zone traffic control, signs and markings, and highway design. I have over 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 43224 - FL

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in mechanical engineering. My expertise includes elevator inspector, vehicle accident reconstruction, low speed impact, product liability (ladders, chairs, elevators, hydraulic lifts, power tools, machinery etc.), slip, trip, and fall, and building and safety codes violations (stairs, rails, etc.). I have more than 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 43088 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience as a Mechanical Engineer with strong design, program management, business development and manufacturing background. My Extensive experience in the management of new product development includes oversight of intellectual property, formation of multi-disciplinary teams, concurrent engineering and state-of-the-art techniques for quickly getting products to market. Specializing in Fasteners, Latching Mechanisms, Aircraft and other Vehicle Structures, Structural Analysis, Kinematic Analysis, Air Infiltration, Numerical and Nonlinear Finite Element Modeling, Metals Behavior, Products Liability and Personal Injury. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 42386 - AL FL GA SC

Expertise Description

I have more more than 40 years experience as a Metallurgical engineer. My expertise includes fracture mechanics, thermal fatigue, fittings, crevice stress, corrosion cause and prevention, resonant frequency failures, ductile and stress failure, forensic engineering failure analysis problem solving / trouble shooting, fracture studies, and corrosion causes and prevention. I have over 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 42235 - FL

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in engineering. My expertise includes forensic engineering, structural design and analysis, specifications and project manual preparation, veneer, property condition reports, manufactured product design, code consulting, and solutions to water intrusion problems. I have more than 20 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 324961 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years experience as a General Building Contractor. My expertise includes general building construction; construction defects; building assessment; noncompliance issues related to UBC (Uniform Building Code); UPC (Uniform Plumbing Code); and industry standards of care. I have additional experience with providing investigation, analysis, and reporting; assessing property damage and determining causation; providing analysis of general building construction defects and plumbing / mechanical system failures; reviewing the basis of construction claims and disputes as well as determining the cause and origin of water intrusion or related damages. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

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.

Expert 40925 - CT IL MA NY PA VT

Expertise Description

I have over 50 years experience in wood and materials science, product design and liability, structural analysis, fracture mechanics, and mechanical engineering. I have extensive experience with ladders, scaffolding, furniture, pilings, trusses, and wood structural problems. I have more than 35 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 40708 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in the field of Electrical systems and compliance. My Electrical Specialties include California-High Voltage Electrical Safety Orders; grounding and bonding of electrical systems; OSHA lockout / tagout of hazardous energy; electrical utilities – high voltage contact; bucket truck-high voltage contact; electrical patent infringment; ANSI standards; and construction electrical safety. My additional areas of expertise as a electrical inspector include inspection, investigation, electrocution investigation, fact-finding reports, visual exhibits, deposition, deposition and trial testimony for electrically-caused damage injury or death, contracting high voltage electrical products, security systems, electrical codes, electrical construction, electric shock, electrical design, sliding glass doors, electrical fires, industrial equipment, lighting, lightning strikes, electric motors, electrical products, static electricity fires, electrical utility, utility poles, safety codes, warning labels, and wiring insulation. I have over 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 40607 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 50 years experience in Civil Engineering. My expertise includes structural engineering, pressure vessel, piping, nuclear power construction, ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, welding, and quality assurance. I have over 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 40556 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 55 years experience in Electrical Engineering. My expertise includes patent disputes, patent infringement, trade secret disputes, aerospace, missile system design, study of aircrafts and spacecrafts, and embedded control system design. I have more than 40 years expert witness experience.

Expert 40237 - MD NJ NY PA WA

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.

Expert 40226 - LA NM TX

Expertise Description

Mechanical and electrical engineer experienced in: design and testing; friction, corrosion and stress analysis; accident investigation and reconstruction; material and component failure analysis; stress and vibration; materials characterization and testing; electrical fires cause and origin investigations; product liability, reliability, and patent review; as well as, slip and fall, lightning, and electrocution.

Expert 40162 - AZ CA(N) CA(S) HI NM OR WA

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in Mechanical Engineering. My expertise includes: injury biomechanics, orthopedic biomechanics, mechanical device failure analysis, mechanical design analysis, accident reconstruction, vehicle testing, and industrial and consumer product liability. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 39824 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years experience in the field of Vehicle Appraisal with expertise in Aircraft, RV's, Machinery and Equipment, Petroleum Equipment, Refineries, Terminals and related equipment. I have experience with inspections and damage estimates for corporations, heavy equipment appraisal, insurance companies, and fiduciaries. I have additional knowledge of the automotive, aircraft, machinery and equipment, and petroleum industries. I have over 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 39210 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

P.E., C.S.P. – General safety and medical engineering consulting for over 30 years with an emphasis on worker safety, industrial product safety, third party safety, accident prevention, and loss control. Development of safety programs for many areas of accident prevention including trucking. Broad spectrum safety training and course development for supervisors and workers in many industries. Expert testimony and safety engineering case management, research, communication, and instruction. Accident reconstruction and analysis to determine causes and suggest solutions. Service to the legal community as forensic safety engineering expert.

Expert 38922 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in electrical engineering, specializing in product development and general management in healthcare, commercial, and aerospace industries. My expertise includes medical device product development with Ophthalmology, Electrosurgery, and Respiratory care. I have more than 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 35465 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience using forensic engineering, accident reconstruction, and biomechanics to analyze and reconstruct accidents and to perform biomechanical analysis of injuries. My expertise includes accident reconstruction includes: traffic / vehicular (auto, truck, pedestrian, motorcycle, occupant motion, low speed impacts); slips & falls (friction testing); industrial accidents; and recreational and sports accidents. My additional expertise in biomechanics includes: bone and soft tissue injuries (head, back, neck, and extremities, including disc, rotator cuff, and knee injuries); slip, trip, & fall injuries; automotive, industrial, construction, recreational, sports, and altercation types of injuries. My forensic engineering expertise includes: failure of mechanical equipment; machine components; rotating machinery; power process; belt conveyors; machine guards; forklifts and cranes; garage doors; and heat transfer analysis. I have over 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 34395 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience in robotics, automated control system, and mechanical design. I have additional experience in digital and analog control, including special applications, such as aircraft control, smart products, pattern recognition, neural networks, and signal processing. My examples of notable designs include a highly articulated hand (spacesuits) recently being adapted for deep sea applications, and a walking gyroscope toy on the market in the mid 80s. I recently developed a reliable and low cost technology for converting human voice into musical instrument sounds in real-time, and licensed this technology to a major manufacturer. I have more than 15 years expert witness experience.

Expert 34378 - MD

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience as a Naval Architect and Marine Engineer. My expertise includes: small crafts, fishing vessels, recreational boats, yachts, ferries, shipyard productivity and claims, and offshore oil exploration. My additional areas of expertise include: slip and falls on ships, oil barges, worn non skid, commercial fishing boats, recreational boat accidents including outboard motor steering failures, PWC accidents, outboard motor support failures, off-throttle steering, boat collisions and allisions, falls aboard and overboard, high speed craft, primary and secondary structural failures, propellers, stability standards, and federal and industry boating safety standards compliance. I have prior expert witness experience.

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.

Expert 29294 - UT

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience in multi-industry design with a wide variety of products including mobile equipment, truck equipment, hydraulically operated machinery, auxiliary axles, exercise equipment, and molded plastic products. I have more than 15 years expert witness experience.

Expert 29068 - AL CA(N) CA(S) NV UT

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in mechanical engineering with emphasis on the development and improvement of a wide variety of products, including trucking equipment, refuse equipment, hydraulically operated mobile equipment, specialty axles and suspensions, exercise equipment, radio frequency and magnetically shielded enclosures, rotomolded containers, and a variety of consumer products. My areas of expertise include product design, concept generation, design, stress calculations, finite element analysis, modeling, prototyping, testing, manufacturing and assisting in the patent process. I have over 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

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.

Expert 28192 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in industrial and mechanical engineering specializing in the aerospace, nuclear, shipbuilding, and computer industries. My areas of expertise include plant layout, material handling, crane failures, quality control, machine design, construction cost estimating, custom equipment design, and plant relocation. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

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.

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.

Expert 26495 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in mechanical engineering. My areas of expertise include equipment failure analysis, combustion equipment, heat transfer, fluid flow. I have more than 25 years expert witness experience.

Expert 26478 - WA

Expertise Description

P.E. – Consulting expert with more than 35 years' experience in the field of mechanical engineering as a machinist and assembly mechanic. Has designed and put into operation mining and construction machinery, inspection and test equipment, automated production machines, and materials handling devices.

Expert 23327 - ME

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in engineering specializing in the design and analysis of products and capital equipment. I have led the development of products and machinery for manufacturing compact discs, CD-R's, DVD's and other optical media. I specialize in design and failure analysis, as well as accident investigation relating to products and machinery. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience.

Expert 20716 - CA(N) CA(S)

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.

Expert 20630 - CA(N) CA(S) FL GA IL IN MI NY PA SC TX WA WI

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in packaging, can seaming, packaging line systems, package design for product protection, evaluatation of package specifications, automation for packaging, and packaging forensics. I have more than 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 20354 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in metallurgical engineering issues. My areas of expertise include: scanning electron microscopy, fracture mechanics, metallurgical tests and techniques. I have investigated consumer product failures including turbine/heat exchanger failures, glass failures, metal and plastic chair failures, composite poles, ski-boots, chains, seatbelts, ladders, piping defects, and tires. I have more than 35 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 19579 - TX

Expertise Description

I have over 45 years experience in mechanical engineering with expertise in heat transfer, fluid dynamics, thermodynamics, materials, structures and instrumentation. My specialties also include cryogenics engineering and hydraulics, pneumatics and thermal management systems. My accomplishments include having conceived and developed a large hydrogen calorimeter test laboratory for Space Shuttle developments and aircraft thrust reverser concept for fighter aircraft.

Expert 18180 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in the plumbing/contracting field. I have additional experience in the video inspection field including the development and design of infrastructure inspection equipment for underground forensic investigations, HVAC systems, structural integrity and defect/related failure analysis testing. I have more than 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 17940 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 50 years experience in architecture and forensic architectural issues. My areas of expertise includes post construction building autopsy, professional standard of care, construction documents analysis, failure analysis (water infiltration / roofing failures), communication analysis between client, architect & contractor, change orders & correspondence clarification, and mold contamination in buildings. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 17897 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 50 years experience in the field of mechanical engineering. My areas of expertise include construction safety and inspection, industrial/manufacturing safety, training programs, personal injury/property, material handling equipment (hoists, cranes, rigging, lifts, etc.), accident reconstruction, plant machinery and equipment, hazardous waste controls, undersea oil and mining, and forensic investigation. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience.

Expert 17879 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 45 years experience as a design engineer and inventor of consumer products. My areas of expertise include product development, patent infringement, as well as product operation and safety. I specialize in toys and electronic games, including all sorts of home products and am familiar with analog and digital circuits, remote control, electronic games and toys, microprocessor applications, sensors of all sorts, power control, ultrasonics, and safety requirements. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 17755 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience as a Professional Engineer specializing in metallurgy. My areas of expertise include failure analysis of metals and materials, corrosion, metallography and microstructural evaluation, materials processing, and metallurgy. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 17750 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 45 years experience as an architect and mechanical engineer. My expertise includes: accident investigation and reconstruction; wreckage analysis; structural reconstruction; design defect analysis; power plant and vehicle maintenance reviews; systems analysis and redundant system integration and analysis; failure analysis of materials and structures; stress analysis of structures and mechanical components of systems; stress corrosion cracking including the analysis of the interrelationship of stress and corrosive environments to component failure; slip and fall involving architectural issues and slippery surfaces, stairway design; and general product liability. I also have experience with hunting and guns with a focus on african hunting, big game hunting, and double rifles. I have 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 17747 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

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I have over 30 years experience in mechanical engineering in the industrial and manufacturing sector, including over 15 years experience in the design of machinery, manufacturing processes, and product design. My experience includes all levels with industrial equipment from hand tools, to operating large punch presses, to printing presses, and to the design of ultra-precision micro-inch accuracy optical lathes. I have 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

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.

Expert 12708 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years of experience in the automotive industry with expertise in the standard of car for tires. My experience includes tire and wheel construction, radial tread belt separations, effects of low inflation pressure, analysis of irregular tire wear, tire inner liners, belt misalignments, and tear patterns, wheel torque, tire manufacturing, and tire forensics. I also am familiar with the effects of tire aging, bead compression grooving, chemical analysis of tire failure surfaces, tire tread pattern analysis, and wheel failure analysis. I have conducted over 2,600 investigations consisting of field inspections, photography and report writing. I have over 15 years expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 12258 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in physics. My areas of expertise include the following types of analyses: vehicles (determination of speed from skid marks and post-collision dynamics), failure analysis, products (determination of failure mechanism, product design and manufacturing process defects), fire (cause and origin, arson), industrial (machine design, electronic design and packaging, OSHA code compliance, safety / light industrial hygiene), and other miscellaneous investigations including environmental testing; code compliance relating to stairways, walkways, and ramps; illumination; temperature and noise levels; biomechanics; and electromagnetic and nuclear radiation effect. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 11155 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience as a elevator inspector. My areas of expertise include: elevator and escalator inspections, related building codes, electrical codes, and accessibility code/law; document and site reviews; failure analysis; insurance claims; maintenance evaluation; field testing; modernization and retrofit; and design. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

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.

Expert 9030 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years in Mechanical Engineering. My experience includes: failure analysis of mechanical systems; accident investigation and reconstruction; human factors and ergonomics; safety design reviews and failure prevention methods; automation; robotics and microprocessor application; and warnings and safety information analysis and development. I have performed a wide range of work in the area of tire, wheel, and brake systems. My work includes numerous inspections, testing, failure analysis, accident reconstruction, and employee training on tires, wheels, and brakes related to trucks, passenger vehicles, motorcycles, off-road vehicles, recreational vehicles, and golf cars. I have conducted surveys and performed risk analysis related to tires, wheels, and brakes. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 9027 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the field of Mechanical Engineering. My areas of expertise include failure analysis and design of consumer products and industrial equipment: pressure vessels, heat exchangers, valves, piping, general machinery, frame and structural components, compressors, pumps, turbines, ladders, chairs, bicycles, automobiles, trucks, railcars, and aircraft components. My specialties include: True color 3D Laser and Structured Light scanning documentation of small parts, vehicles (e.g. crush), equipment, and accident and crime scenes. My experience also includes preserving evidence digitally, measuring parts, and comparing vehicle crush. My additional expertise includes computer simulation and animation, 3D fly around, video, photographic and poster board presentation, and engineering technical services, as well as 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.

Expert 9011 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

More than 30 years experience in the construction industry in general building and lathing issues. Areas of expertise include lath and plaster (stucco), sheet metal and decks, water intrusion failure analysis, job sequencing, cost estimating and analysis, general construction methods, as well as, residential and tract housing.

Expert 8995 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 55 years experience as a corrosion engineer and corrosion specialist. My areas of expertise include: marine corrosion, cathodic protection, corrosion / metallurgical failure analysis, designing for corrosion control and facilities/utilities corrosion control. I have additional experience facilitating the application of metallurgical and corrosion technology to the Naval Shore Establishment through the development of criteria for the application of technology for design, construction, operation and maintenance of facilities and equipment, as well as through direct field assistance activities. I have more than 40 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 8925 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 55 years experience as a biochemistry and in mechanical engineering issues. My areas of expertise include: mechanical design, biomechanics, human factors engineering, mechanical behavior of materials, accident reconstruction, manufacturing issues. I have 45 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 8888 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in civil and structural engineering. My areas of expertise include structural design and construction, review of building projects for lenders and prospective buyers, seismic studies for buildings, evaluation of structural design, as well as analysis of construction problems and failures. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 8793 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in civil engineering. My areas of expertise include concrete and concrete materials, analysis of its deterioration, strength and condition, corrosion of reinforced metal, repairs to structures with regards to preplaced aggregate concrete, as well as epoxy injection, and cementitious grouts for structural purposes.

Expert 8803 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in metallurgical and materials engineering. I have experience offering in-house analytical services related to characterization of advanced metallic, nonmetallic, ceramic, and composite materials, including metals, rubber, fiberglass, ceramics, and plastics. My areas of expertise include: product liability, personal injury, and patent infringement cases, as well as, failure analysis involving: general corrosion, wear, and mechanical issues; surface characteristics; product development and design; automotive failures (axles, springs, tires, engine components), welds, plumbing / piping, medical devices, chairs / furniture, industrial hardware and machines, construction defects, bicycle accidents, paint analysis, gas and propane explosions and fires, and food contamination issues. I have 35 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 439791 - IL

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the field of Engineering Investigations with expertise in electrical engineering and materials engineering. I have experience with origin and cause, and fire investigations for numerous areas including, product failure analysis, antennas and electromagnetics, transformers, switchgear, power distribution, semiconductors and electronic materials. My fire investigations experience includes fires and explosions of chemical facilities, residential-commercial-industrial facilities, passenger vehicles and trucks, heavy equipment, etc. I am trained in arson investigation techniques. I have over 15 years expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

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.

Expert 501643 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years experience in the field of Forensic Engineering with expertise in Naval Engineering and Gas Turbine Engines used as prime movers. I have experience with engine management, operations and maintenance of diesel engines, firefighting equipment operations and their installation; engine exhaust emission control devices and systems testing including diesel, natural gas, dual fuel (diesel and natural gas), and gasoline fueled engines. I have over 20 years expert witness experience with consultation and deposition.

Expert 463927 - NJ

Expertise Description

I have more than 10 years experience in the field of Mechanical Engineering with expertise in Medical Device Design. I have experience with Mechanical/Process Design, Material Science, and Biomedical Engineering. I am skilled in Design/CAD, Hazard Analysis, Testing/Analysis, in-vitro/ in-vivo biologic testing, and Patent/Regulatory submissions. I have additional experience with root cause failure analysis and custom data analysis programs.

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.

Expert 315182 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in Construction. My areas of expertise includes Building construction failure analysis, defects and damages; damage cost analysis, remediation and reconstruction; Commercial, industrial and residential; Structural and architectural concrete, including masonry, stone and tile; Foundation defects and repair; Water intrusion and mold. I have additional experience with insurance damage remediation, reconstruction, inspections, and trouble-shooting.

Expert 326558 - CA(N)

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.

Expert 462716 - IA IL IN MI MN

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.

Expert 462696 - TX

Expertise Description

I have more than 15 years experience in the field of Biomechanical Engineering with expertise in engineering principles in the areas of accident reconstruction, injury potential/causation analyses, human factors analyses, failure analysis and medical device engineering. I have experience with reconstructing accidents involving automobiles, motorcycles, pedestrians; amusement park rides, walking surfaces, public transportation, and railroad/industrial equipment. I have analyzed failures in products liability cases and determined the relationship of the defect with the injuries, and have performed analyses to determine damage consistency between vehicles, the order of impacts in multi-vehicle collisions and to determine the driver of vehicles involved in roll-over collisions, as well as other accident reconstruction related analyses. As a biomechanical engineer, I am qualified to use injury-based evidence from medical records, photographs and autopsy reports to create a complete and quality analysis. I have over 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 459548 - LA OK TX

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years experience in the field of Metallurgical Engineering with expertise in academic research and teaching. I have experience with failure analysis or products and parts and finding the root cause of fracture failures due to metallurgical inconsistencies, operational causes, and flaws in manufacturing processes. I have demonstrated knowledge in conducting investigations and scientific analysis of equipment failure in industrial operations, with additional experience in accident investigation and reconstruction, engineering investigations, consumer and industrial product failures, product liability, heavy equipment accidents, tubular products failures, welding failures, and corrosion caused failures. I have over 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 460216 - AL AK AZ AR BC CA(N) CA(S) CO CT DE DC FL GA HI IA ID IL IN KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA QC RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WY WI

Expertise Description

I have more than 45 years experience in the fields of mechanical, environmental, and civil engineering with expertise in hydroelectric power and shipyard engineering. I have experience with design, procurement, installation and testing of hydraulic turbines; as well as fish screening systems, hydropower, performance testing, and energy efficiency. I have over 5 years expert witness experience with consultations and deposition.

Expert 461694 - TX

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in the field of Structural Engineering with expertise in structural design, failure analysis, and construction monitoring of commercial and residential structures. I have additional experience with single family and multi-family residences, schools, office warehouses, strip shopping centers, restaurants, commercial office buildings, medical office condominiums, hospitals, bridges, towers and retaining structures. I have over 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 461230 - AR OK TX

Expertise Description

I have more than 15 years experience in the field of Architecture with expertise in Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, and Accessibility. I have experience with industrial buildings, earth retention, investigations on architectural evaluations of elevator failures; retaining wall failure building impact investigation; historic building fire damage renovation; new construction; office addition into existing metal building, wood, steal, and concrete; storage building addition to existing fire station, and architectural design, building evaluation, building assessment, production and management. I have over 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 460274 - UT

Expertise Description

I have more than 10 years experience in the field of Civil Engineering with expertise in damage and failure, forensic structural and civil engineering investigations, construction defect evaluations, building envelop and moisture intrusion problems, wind/hail and earthquake damage evaluations, claim appraisal work, subrogation potential, product failure analysis, and slip/fall analysis. I have experience with wood, masonry, concrete, and steel design. I have over 5 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 455522 - DC MD OK VA

Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years experience in the field of Forensic Engineering with expertise in failure analysis of tanks, fire protection, plumbing, HVAC, and pumps. I have additional experience with HVAC & plumbing systems, pumping systems, appliances, construction sites, fire protection systems, flooding, fuel oil tanks, lightning strikes. I have over 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 52045 - NY

Expertise Description

I have over 45 years experience as a civil engineer whose areas of expertise include architecture, civil engineering, construction management, forensic evaluations, value engineering, value management, scheduling, estimating, premises liability, and quality assurance. I have experience with construction defects, heavy equipment-related construction accidents, asphalt defects, building failures related to construction activities, concrete defects, concrete rehabilitation, concrete inspections, bridge inspections, geotechnics and foundations, recreation facilities, marine and waterfront facilities, and New York labor laws. I have more than 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 444582 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 7 years experience in the field of Materials Science with expertise in failure analysis of consumer, industrial and biomedical products, material testing and characterization, metals, stress analysis, corrosives, electron scanning microscopy, destructive testing, mathematical modeling, nondestructive testing, and tensile strength. I have knowledge of Atomic Force Microscopy, Vibrating Sample Magnetometer, Rutherford Backscattering Spectrometry, X-Ray Diffractometry, X-Ray Florescence, Scanning Electron Microscopy, Transmission Electron Microscopy, and Energy Dispersive Spectrometry. I have over 5 years expert witness experience.

Expert 452934 - NY

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years experience in the field of Civil Engineering with expertise in rating and inspecting bridges, rehabilitation and replacement of parking ramps, water/sewer design, environmental urban designs, and sidewalk and asphalt concrete paving projects. I have additional knowledge in civil design, design drafting, land surveying, property searches, layout work, and reports. I have over 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

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.

Expert 48254 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have 50 years experience in the fields of Fire Protection and Civil Engineering. I have extensive experience with the Uniform and International Building Codes, Uniform and International Fire Codes, NFPA Standards and other related codes and standards. My expertise includes residential, commercial, industrial, and high-rise building construction, automatic fire alarm systems, smoke-alarms, automatic fire sprinkler systems, fire pumps, and fuel storage tanks. I have previously worked on fire loss, water damage, and construction defect cases. I have more than 35 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 453839 - MI

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years experience as a Statistician in the field of Mathematics and Statistics with expertise in product designs, product reliability, manufacturing processes, quality, and product liability risk. I have additional knowledge in the development of mathematical models to reveal optimal decision sequences over any planning horizon, and my skills include the application and training of designed experimentation, reliability analysis, warranty forecasting, statistical process control, measurement system assessment, general statistical methods and statistical modeling, and stochastic optimization. I have over 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 453586 - WI

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years experience in the field of Accident Reconstruction with expertise in Mechanical Engineering, human injury causation, impact biomechanics, traffic accident reconstruction, mechanical design, failure analysis, design of experiments, human stability and gait, and safety of buildings and building code compliance. I have over 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 453823 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 5 years in the field of Mechanical Engineering with expertise in failure analysis investigation, root cause analysis, microscopic examination of failed surfaces, mechanical testing, stress and vibration, materials characterization, and fractography analysis. I have prior expert witness experience.

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 9071 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience as a mechanical engineer specializing in issues of bicycle safety. My areas of expertise include national guidelines for the construction of bicycles and bicycle facilities; bicycle industry; and transportation, technical and safety issues. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 17761 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I am experienced in pipeline engineering issues, having over 35 years of experience. My areas of expertise include: gas and liquid pipelines, pipeline integrity, pipeline hydrostatic testing, and failures of pipelines. I also have experience with compressor stations, pump stations and equipment such as pumps, compressors, and gas turbines. I have more than 25 years of expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 10972 - CA(N) FL HI

Expertise Description

I have over 45 years experience in naval architecture. My expertise includes: surface propulsion applications, sea trials & analysis of high speed amphibious vehicles, tank testing of propulsion systems, and vessel motion analysis. I have provided expert consultation in the areas of collision reconstruction, stern drive failures, yacht sinking, fishing vessel capsizing, and injury resulting from vessel motions, propeller contact, and other causes. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 443066 - KY NY

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years experience in the fields of Civil and Structural Engineering. My expertise includes structural analysis, structural design,structural performance, environmental engineering, masonry design, wood design, and project management. I have additional knowledge in alternative energy efficient designs, solar heating and cooling, trenchless technologies for pipeline rehabilitation in gas distribution networks, and seismic performance of Masonry and Masonry veneer. I have over 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 8885 - CA(S) NV

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in civil engineering, geotechnical engineering and general building contracting providing design and construction services on a variety of projects worldwide. My areas of expertise include construction defects, foundation design, slope failures, asphalt, concrete pavements, and building code evaluations. I have more than 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 430142 - AL AK AZ AR CA(N) CA(S) CO CT DE DC FL GA HI IL IN KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WY WI

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in the field of Mechanical Engineering. My extensive experience includes engineering assessments, claims investigations, litigation support, high pressure steam boilers, gas, oil coal and refuse fuel burners, air systems, turbines and rotating equipment, and HVAC. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 426409 - CA(N) CA(S) FL MO TX

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.

Expert 426397 - AL AK AZ AR BC CA(N) CA(S) CO CT DE DC FL GA HI IA ID IL IN KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA QC RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WY WI

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in the field of Mechanical Engineering. My extensive experience includes engineering investigation, failure analysis, product liability, intellectual property, manufacturing, accident investigation and reconstruction, fire cause and origin. My additional vehicle experience includes commercial vehicles, automobiles, RVs, buses, trains, agricultural, and construction equipment. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 56035 - MA

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in the field of Failure Analysis. I have experience in engineering failure analysis, chemical analysis, mechanical fabrication, and other areas. My expertise includes: engineering investigations, fires and explosions involving industrial/commercial/household equipment, including tanks and pressure vessels, reactors, residential and commercial boilers and hot oil heat transfer systems, furnaces and ovens, heaters, kerosene heaters, lighters, gaseous leaks, fuel volatility and contamination, tank trucks, propane, etc.; vehicular accidents involving rollovers, rear-enders, sudden pullouts, jack-knifes, pedestrian impacts, pedestrian collisions, back-ups, lost cargo, road debris, and low-hanging wires; mechanical failures involving bolts, threaded connections, bolted and unbolted tanks, pressure vessels, hydraulic systems, cryogenic tanks and lines, pumps and valves, protectors, ladders, hoists, scaffolds, etc. I have more than 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 323300 - TN

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience as a mechanical engineering designing and maintaining HVAC, plumbing, piping, and sprinkler systems. My expert witness specialization includes HVAC, plumbing and sprinkler systems, construction defects, design errors, failure analysis of mechanical equipment, gas appliances, and hot water scalding. I have more than 5 years expert witness experience.

Expert 426185 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in the field of Reliability Consulting. My experience includes mechanical engineering, reliability methods and models, and arrays of inexpensive disks. I am highly familiar with probability calculation, common cause of failure susceptibility, reliability prediction and assessment for electronic systems and equipment, and disk drive equipment manufacturing.

Expert 383445 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 45 years experience in the field of Analytical Chemistry. My areas of expertise include surface and microanalysis and materials characterization. My experience ranges from teaching and supervising graduate students at three world-class universities to managing analytical service laboratories in support of corporate and academic research. I have experience with the foundation of several commercial analytical service companies in support of a wide breadth of industrial and academic research entities. I utilize experimental design in determining root causes and choosing optimum analytical techniques. I employ such methods and techniques as bulk / surface analysis and electron microscopy. I have over 35 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 425651 - VT

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in semiconductor development. My expertise includes CMOS, Bipolar, BiCMOS, Silicon on Insulator (SOI), LDMOS, Bipolar-CMOS-DMOS (BCD), CMOS Image Processing, and Silicon Germanium (SiGe). I have experience in electrical design, chip design, layout, circuits, devices, computer aided design (CAD), electronic design automation (EDA), as well as device design, circuit design, layout, and CAD. My reliability expertise includes electrostatic discharge (ESD), latchup, reliability mechanisms, leakage mechanisms, radiation, Soft error rate (SER), and hot electron (hot e). I have more than 5 years expert witness experience.

Expert 327653 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 55 years experience in the field of Metallurgy and Materials Science. My experience includes materials analysis, failure analysis, and material trade-off evaluation in the areas of products, patents, and product liability investigations. I am highly familiar with stress corrosion fracture toughness of various titanium alloys, high strength stainless steels, and aluminum alloys; thermo-mechanical treatments; cold-forging applications; deformation mechanisms; automotive suspension springs; and metallic filters. I have over 35 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 412188 - FL

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in the field of Metallurgical Engineering and Technology-based Business Development. My extensive experience includes economics, business management, robotics, Internet Service Provider (ISP), electronic marketing, product failure, mechanical failure, truck brake plunger, inspection tools, assumed failure, metallurgical analysis, three dimensional (3D) scanning and investigation, computer aided design tools, metal strength, comparative design, global positioning system (GPS), factory automation systems, computer systems, medical devices, product performance, root cause, service usage investigation, and computer aided inspection software. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience.

Expert 323550 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience in the field of Termites and Wood Destroying Organisms. I have extensive experience in insect pests, termite control methods & fumigation, reviewing documentation / photos /field sheets to determine grounds for legal action, forensic inspection, property inspection, inspection standards, failed fumigation, pest control operator, heat control, inspection training, Menthol Bromide, troubleshooting, customer relations and problem-solving. I am also knowledgeable in local chemical treatment usages. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 399327 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 15 years experience in the field of Photonics. I have extensive research, development, and management experience, including the generation of intellectual property, new product introduction, and problem diagnosis. My experience includes photonics / fiber optic / telecommunication technology, integrated photonics, energy-efficient building design and technology, polymers, adhesives, fabrication of prototypes, laser chemical vapor deposition, and light-emitting diode (LED) and light-emitting diodes (LEDs) technology.

Expert 402460 - IL

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in the field of Real Estate Appraisal. I have residential appraisal experience with apartment buildings, apartment wit stores/offices, assisted living for the elderly, and condominium developments. My industrial appraisal experience includes: cold storage facilities, flex buildings, food-processing plants, warehouse facilities, and truck terminals. I have commercial appraisal experience with strip centers, banks and savings & loans, retail stores, and grocery and discount stores. I also have special purpose appraisal experience with cemeteries, churches, golf courses, theaters, and restaurants. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 403835 - NY

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years in the Materials Science and Engineering Industry. My extensive experience includes development of materials as it relates to the electronic, communication, security, transportation, aircraft, and environmental and civil infrastructure industries. I specialize in mechanical engineering, in relation to thermal management, smart materials, composite materials; aerospace engineering, specializing in the areas of electronic packaging and sensors; civil engineering, with specialization in concrete; chemical engineering, in the areas of fuel cells, batteries, activated carbon, and filter membranes; metallurgical engineering, and electrical engineering. I have more than 15 years expert witness experience.

Expert 381189 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in the field of Forensic Photography and Videography. I have experience in construction defect; building sites; construction injury investigations; daily and weekly remediation progress videos and photos; high resolution digital stills and HD video; evidentiary images from small details and major defects; fire, water storm, flood damage and environmental; overhead and aerial photography & videography; machinery, industrial, construction, and product liability; emergency and non-emergency response; nationwide deployment; destructive testing photography and videography; construction mediation and settlement videos; infrared photography; photographic lighting techniques; macro photography; personal injury and accident photography; crime scene photography; low light and night photography and videography; video evidence; video interviews for litigation and mediation; civil litigation photography and videography; injury and scar photography and videography; accidents, ped, horse, bicycle photography and videography; surgery; courtroom graphics. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 393445 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

Ph.D. – Consulting expert with more than 45 years’ experience in the field of Analytical Chemistry. Areas of expertise include surface and microanalysis and materials characterization. Experience ranges from teaching and supervising graduate students at three world-class universities to managing analytical service laboratories in support of corporate and academic research. Notable foundation of several commercial analytical service companies in support of a wide breadth of industrial and academic research entities. Utilizes experimental design in determining root causes and choosing optimum analytical techniques. Employs such methods and techniques as bulk / surface analysis and electron microscopy. Over 35 years’ expert witness experience. Consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 149592 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years experience in Engineering and Medical Devices. My areas of expertise consists of hydroculators, moist heat pads, thermal cooling pads and cooling apparatus; laser and thermal hair removal devices, dermabrasion equipment; luggage and costume jewelry; patient beds, transport gurneys; failure of Pilates exercise devices; surgical staples; surgical fluid warmers; pedicle screw failure; absorbable shoulder tacs; suture failure; chiropractic devices; dental burr and drill failures; defibrillator mechanical design issues; surgical laser power cord design reliability, and much more. My additional experience includes engineering and management focused on research and development, design, and manufacturing in the medical device, packaging, toy, consumer product, and aerospace industries. My responsibilities have ranged from original product conception through high volume manufacturing, including plastic extrusion, injection molding, assembly, decorating, labeling, and packaging. I have experience with FDA requirements and Good Manufacturing Procedures (GMP’s); producing prototype models; performing computer aided plastic part design (SolidWorks) and failure; and hazard analysis including Failure Mode Effects Analysis (FMEA). I have over 10 years expert witness experience.

Expert 385935 - MA

Expertise Description

I have more than 45 years experience in the field of Physical Chemistry and Chemical Engineering. I have broad and extensive knowledge in the chemical, thermal, mechanical, physical, and environmental sciences. My experience includes arson, failure analysis of materials; reverse engineering and quality control of products; environmental testing; and chemical analysis. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 371231 - CO

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in the Petroleum Service Industry. My expertise includes tank upgrades; confined spaces; petroleum / OSHA regulations and safety training; petroleum spills and releases; and tank failure analysis. I have experience with inspection and assessment of underground storage tanks (USTs) and input to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for the development of the underground storage tank regulations. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 374824 - FL

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years of engineering and development experience. My areas of expertise include directing master planning, entitlements, design documents, and construction for large master planned-mixed use developments. My expertise involves project management, risk assessment, site design, strategic planning, value engineering and construction management. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 375394 - WI

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in the automotive glass industry, over 20 years as Auto Glass technician, over 20 years as technical trainer, and over 20 years as technical consultant to the National Glass Association (NGA). My expertise includes sales and retail management and operations; auto glass installation; training; research and development of new product lines, glass breakage and defects, insulated glass failures, supplies and techniques. I have over 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 321246 - FL

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years experience in the field of Insurance Restoration and Custom Building. My experience includes construction management and general contracting, providing successful restoration of millions of dollars in insurance restoration, building failures, and the difficult repairs originating from defective construction practices and materials. My expertise includes problems arising from fire, wind, water, mold, and mildew, as well as custom building. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 323761 - CA(S)

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.