Engineering Expert Witness TX 534145

Expertise Description

I am an experienced engineering expert witness with more than 25 years in the field. I have expertise performing failure analysis of electrical and electronic equipment and systems, specializing in fire related losses; evaluations of power distribution system failures; electrical contacts and electrocutions; investigations and analyses of industrial fires and explosions; failure analyses of petrochemical process controls and instrumentation; residential and commercial electrical fire causation analyses. I have provided deposition, consultations, and courtroom testimony for over 25 years as an engineering expert witness.

Aeronautics Expert Witness SC 529264

Expertise Description

I am a skilled aeronautics expert witness with over 40 years experience in the field. My expertise is in fracture and failure analysis, including finite element analysis; aircraft crash and vehicle collision investigation and reconstruction; origin and cause of air and land vehicle, structure and equipment fires; fire cause and origin analysis; machinery scope of damages; assessment of appliances, machinery, vehicles and equipment (including HVAC); evaluation and analysis of process equipment, plumbing and piping; industrial accident analysis; and lightning damage assessments. I have provided courtroom testimony, consultations, and deposition for more than a decade as an aeronautics expert witness.

Fire Cause Origin Investigation Expert Witness MN 531451

Expertise Description

I am an expert with over 35 years experience in fire services with expertise in fire cause and origin investigations; residential, commercial and vehicle fire/explosion origin and cause investigations; explosion investigations; forensic fire analysis; and arson. I have spent more than 30 years offering deposition, consultations, and courtroom testimony as a fire cause and origin expert witness.

Fire Investigation Expert Witness CA NV 500585

Expertise Description

I have spent over 35 years working in the field of fire investigations. My areas of focus include fire cause and origin investigations, fire cause analysis, determining contributory factors, building code compliance, hazardous materials, fire sprinkler systems, fire prevention, munitions handling, storage, de-mill operations, on-site utilities including high voltage (4180V to 16,000V), on-site railroad operations, steam plant operations, vehicle use, maintenance and repair, on-site water systems including a dam and reservoir, on-site construction, maintenance and repair, and on-site fire department and security forces. I have provided consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony for more than 20 years as a fire investigations expert witness.

Fire Science Engineering Expert Witness CA 529960

Expertise Description

I have over 50 years of consulting experience in engineering with an emphasis in fire science. My areas of focus include fire dynamics, fire performance of materials, systems and selected problem areas relating to polymers, paper and wood, performance of complex systems such as buildings and their environments, rail transportation vehicles, combustible furnishings and components, causes and the growth and spread of fires, performance of materials and sub-systems and systems as part of such projects, and fire related codes and standards. I have provided deposition, consultations, and courtroom testimony for more than 30 years as a fire science engineering expert witness.

Fire Protection Expert Witness CA(N) 447542

Expertise Description

I am an experienced accident reconstruction expert witness with a career of over 45 years. My areas of expertise include fires & explosions; investigation of fire protection systems design (sprinklers, standpipes, pumps, fire alarms, foam, halon, dry chemical & others); fire protection equipment failures; fires-cause and spread; propane & natural gas fires & explosions; furnace and water heater fires; construction defects; expert testimony; computer simulations of fire spread; analysis of fire hazards and burning characteristics of various materials; and building and fire code analysis. I have provided consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony for more than 25 years as an accident reconstruction expert witness.

Fire Cause/Origin Expert Witness TX 531877

Expertise Description

I have worked with fire cause & origin investigations for more than two decades. My areas of expertise include origin and cause investigations, forensic electrical engineering evaluations, scene examinations, explosions, evidence collection and storage, code research and analysis, vehicle and heavy machinery fires, marine fires, wildland fires, arson investigations, subrogation, and commercial and complex fires. I have provided deposition, courtroom testimony, and consultations for over 15 years as a fire cause and origin investigations expert witness.

Fire Cause/Origin Expert 507350 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in Fire Cause & Origin with expertise in fire suppression, fire prevention, arson investigations, emergency rescue, licensed paramedic, and determining origin/cause of fires. I have additional knowledge in brush and vehicular fires, wildland fire control, private investigating, asbestos, and fire death investigation. I have over 30 yeas expert witness experience with consultations, depositions, and courtroom testimony.

Fire Cause/Origin Expert 531454 MN

Expertise Description

I have worked for over 15 years with fire cause and origin investigations. My areas of expertise include educational burns, classroom instruction, spontaneous combustion, cigarette fires, flammable liquid fires, vehicle fires, arson, and explosions. I also have experience as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). I have prior experience offering my services as a fire cause and origin investigations expert witness.

Fire Cause/Origin Investigations Expert 531446 MN

Expertise Description

I have over 10 years experience working in fire cause and origin investigations. I have a focus in scene examination; determining area of origin and ignition sequence; interpretation of fire damage and fire patterns; fire debris removal and analysis; area of origin reconstruction; the impact on fire ignition and growth; arc mapping analysis; documenting the scene; evidence recognition, preservation, collection, preservation, and chain of custody; marine vessels; wild lands; oil wells; semi-trucks; fatality fires; grain elevators; agricultural machinery; and both commercial and residential buildings. I have provided consultations, courtroom testimony, and deposition for more than a decade as a fire cause and origin investigations expert witness.

Fire Safety/Pyrotechnics Expert 531309 CA(N)

Expertise Description

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

Fire Protection Engineer Expert 508602 AL

Expertise Description

As a fire protection engineer, I have worked as a lead design engineer for fire protection systems in all types of buildings for over 20 years. My experience in the corrosion field began in 1994 when I served as a forensic investigator for the Department of Defense in the evaluation of metallic component failures. My experience also includes expert witness support, project management, performance based design, code consulting, fire failure analysis, hazard analysis, and complete design of fire protection systems. I have worked as the founder and president of a fire protection engineering company. I have also been an instructor of fire protection engineering at a college extension program and have been a community college professor. I am a prolific public speaker and have been invited to numerous national conventions to provide insights into fire protection engineering. I have provided clients with consultations and deposition for more than 15 years as a fire protection engineering expert witness.

Fire Investigation Expert 530642 NY

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience as a Fire Investigator with expertise in origin and cause investigations, explosion investigations, car fires, marine/ship fires, electrical failures, and product and component failure analysis and testing. I have additional experience in open water diving and hazardous materials handling. I have over 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, depositions, and courtroom testimony.

Fire Investigation Expert 529060 AL

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years of experience investigating the origin and cause of fires. I conduct origin and cause determinations, case reviews, consulting and expert witness testimony. I have extensive experience in large commercial fire and explosion losses, residential explosions and fires, serial arsonists and complex arson for profit schemes. My experience is both from the public sector (federal) and the private sector. I have prior experience offering my services as a fire investigation expert witness with consultations and courtroom testimony.

Fire Cause & Origin Expert 529095 NV

Expertise Description

I have spent more than a decade working in the field of fire Investigation. My areas of expertise include wildland fires, fire cause and origin, explosion investigator, and Haz-Mat technician. I have provided consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony as a fire investigation expert witness for over 10 years.

Explosives Expert 529064 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have worked with explosives for over 45 years. My areas of expertise include explosives training, bomb scene investigations, post blast reconstruction, bomb disposal equipment and other explosives and incendiary related matters. I have prior experience providing consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony as an explosives expert witness.

Forensic Fire Investigations Expert 523214 TX

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years experience as a Fire Investigator. My areas of expertise include fire/arson investigations, fire code inspections, plan review and compliance, and K9 handling. I have spent more than 5 years as a forensic fire investigation expert witness by offering consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Fire Explosion Analysis Expert 528679 TX

Expertise Description

I have spent over 55 years in the field of fire & explosion analysis. My areas of focus include liquefied petroleum gas and natural gas fires/explosions; research and testing involving fires in structures and combustible materials; fire code reviews, fire safety analysis; fire modeling; fuel gas application and installation review; and computer modeling. I have additional knowledge in fire & explosion analysis; gas system analysis & testing; accident reconstruction & vehicle analysis; electrical engineering; advanced electronic systems; mechanical engineering; civil & structural engineering; root cause analysis; laboratory & research facilities; and corrosion failure analysis. I have provided numerous clients with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony for more than 35 years as a fire explosion analysis expert witness.

Fire Cause & Origin Expert 391490 CA(N)

Expertise Description

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

Fire Cause & Origin Expert 446726 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience as a mechanical engineering consultant in fire cause and analysis. My areas of focus include engineering investigations, technical reports for fire cause analysis, modeling of structure fires, maintenance of numerous complex mechanical systems, fixtures for particle accelerators, electromagnetic launchers, fabrication and design of large-scale superconducting salenoid magnets, and electro-mechanical behavior. I have offered consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony as a fire investigation expert witness for more than 15 years.

Structural Engineer 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.

Forensic & Fire Investigation Expert 520245 WA

Expertise Description

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

Aircraft Rescue & Fire Investigation Expert 524261 NY

Expertise Description

With over 30 years working as a Fire Chief, I have an expertise in fire instruction & investigation, aircraft rescue & fire fighting, complying with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) requirements, safety compliance for aircraft, assisting during aircraft emergencies, disaster and terrorism planning. I have prior experience offering my services as a fire investigation expert witness.

Fire Investigation Expert 522896 NC

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience as a Forensic Electrical Engineer & Fire Investigator. My areas of focus include Electrocution, Electrical Shock, Power Quality Issues, and Electrical Fires caused by Lightning, Phase to Ground Shorts, and Mis-wiring of anything electrical. I have offered my services as an electrical engineering expert witness for more than 5 years.

Forensic Electrical Engineer Expert 523035 CA(N)

Expertise Description

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

Fire Protection Expert 519018 CT

Expertise Description

With more than 15 years experience in the field of Fire Protection Engineering, my focus is in combustion, industrial fire protection, and explosion protection. I have additional expertise in Industrial Safety, Process Safety, Accident Analysis, and Fire Safety Standards. I have also worked as a Fire Protection Expert Witness in Connecticut for over 5 years.

Fire Investigation Expert 520979 OH

Expertise Description

I have been working for over 30 years in the Fire Service as a Firefighter and Fire Cause & Origin Investigator. My Expertise is in liquid propane and compressed gas fire and explosion investigations, natural gas, and liquid propane fire and explosion incidents, and structural fire analysis, as well as fire detection, protection, and suppression systems for residential and commercial building and construction systems. I have also provided courtroom testimony, consultations, and deposition for more than 20 years as an expert witness in Ohio.

Fire Protection Expert 520481 MD

Expertise Description

I have been working for over 15 years in the field of Fire Protection with a focus on fire and explosion phenomena and their interaction with both the built and natural environment. I performed hundreds of fire, explosion, and toxic exposure investigations in industrial, commercial, manufacturing, and residential spaces. My specialties include evaluating post-incident scenes and determining the source of ignition, the toxic spread of smoke and gasses, and the thermal or blast wave conditions that led to a loss. I am knowledgeable in the application of empirical and computational fluid dynamic models for event reconstruction and have published peer-reviewed articles on the subject. My skills also include how safety can be improved at a facility through the use of quantitative risk assessments, hazard evaluations, and performance-based design. I have also spent more than 15 years as a fire protection expert witness in Maryland by providing numerous clients with courtroom testimony, deposition, and consultations.

Fire Investigation Expert 517909 AL

Expertise Description

I have been working for over 40 years as a Forensic Fire/Explosion Investigator with an expertise in carbon monoxide incident investigation, fire origin and cause analysis, fire protection engineering, fire suppression systems, building code analysis, fire modeling, fire dynamics, gas industry engineering, experimental fire/explosion research, industrial/process hazard assessment, and engineering analysis. I have been regularly involved in origin/cause fire/explosion investigations, fire reconstructions, smoke detector failure investigations, sprinkler system failures, restaurant suppression system failures, building code issues, etc. As a gas engineer, together with my fire forensic experience, I have been regularly involved in the analysis of gas fires and explosions. I have also worked for more than 25 years as a fire investigation expert witness in Illinois and have provided numerous clients with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Fire Investigation Expert 520036 NY

Expertise Description

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

Fire Cause and Origin Expert 520033 NY

Expertise Description

I have worked for over 20 years in Fire and Arson Investigation with expertise in assisting in fire investigation to determine origin and cause of Arson, Accidental and undetermined Fires, Fatal Fires and Explosions. I have additional experience as a firefighter with expertise in fire suppression, fire prevention, driving, maintaining and operating the fire apparatus, and handling asbestos. I have also been working as a Fire Cause and Origin Expert in New York and Pennsylvania for more than a decade by providing consultations and deposition for numerous clients.

Fire Investigation 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.

Firefighter Expert 520240 AZ

Expertise Description

With more than 20 years experience in the field of Firefighting, I have specialized in providing life safety, incident stabilization and property conservation for the citizens of the fire district in keeping with state and national codes and regulations while also providing training and leadership to the personnel under my supervision. My specific duties have included responding to emergencies, organizing shift assignments and training, investigating complaints, addressing and mitigating personnel issues, and submitting budgets. I have additional experience in attending numerous off-district wildland fires. I have spent time offering my services as a firefighter expert witness in Arizona. I have prior expert witness experience.

Fire Cause and Origin Expert 520289 OK

Expertise Description

With over 20 years experience in fire service, my career has specialized in Fire Origin & Cause, Incendiarism, Liability, Subrogation and Product Liability and Vehicles. I am also skilled with conducting explosion investigations. I have prior experience working as a fire investigation expert witness in Oklahoma. I have offered such services as deposition, consultations, and courtroom testimony for numerous clients.

Fire Investigation Expert Fire Investigation Expert 520291 OK

Expertise Description

My career has spanned more than 25 years working with fire service and fire investigating with a particular focus in fire investigation, explosion investigation, hazardous materials management, fire suppression, fire tactics, and ventilation. I have additional expertise in vehicle and equipment fires such as cranes, bulldozers and road building equipment. I have also worked for over two decades as a fire investigation expert witness in Oklahoma by providing deposition, courtroom testimony, and consultations.

Fire Investigation Expert 507098 CA(N)

Expertise Description

For more than 20 years, I have worked in Fire Cause & Origin Investigations with several years as a major city fire investigator, including over 15 years in the private sector. My areas of focus include arson, building fires, explosions, residential fires, industrial fires, vehicle fire origin and cause, wildland and forest fires, and aerial photographs of fires/scenes via drone. I have also spent over two decades working as a fire cause and origin investigations expert witness in Northern California. I have provided clients with courtroom testimony, deposition, and consultations.

Fire Explosion Investigation Expert 519806 NY

Expertise Description

My career has spanned more than 25 years in the field of fire and explosion origin and cause determination. I have a particular expertise in investigating the origin and cause of fires and examining marine related fire incidents, including freighters, commercial and recreational vessels, terminals and marinas. I have also spent over 25 years working as a fire cause and origin expert witness by offering deposition, consultations, and courtroom testimony.

Fire and Explosion 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.

Fire Protection Expert 451724 AL

Expertise Description

As a fire and explosions expert for over 30 years, I have experience working with gas, liquid and dust fire and explosion litigation, incident investigation, consulting, hazard and risk assessment, training, research and fire/explosion testing. I have built up extensive expertise on electrostatic and other ignition sources through numerous incident investigations and laboratory studies. I have provided expert witness and litigation consulting services in legal cases for more than 15 years involving multiple fatalities, injuries and extensive property damages, which include those high-profile cases that drew attentions of the Congress, OSHA and general public, and played instrumental roles in these litigation cases. I am offering my services as a fire protection expert witness.

Fire Protection Expert 504791 PA

Expertise Description

I have more than 10 years experience in the field of Mechanical Engineering with expertise in Fire Protection. I progressive engineering experience that includes elements of engineering management, fire protection engineering, mechanical engineering, code enforcement, and code consulting in the public, private, military and international sectors. I have performed special inspections related to fire sprinkler systems, fire standpipe systems, fireproofing, firestopping, fire resistant rated construction, HVAC systems, chimney/flue systems, energy conservation code related requirements, and final inspections.

Fire Cause And Origin 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.

Animation And Photography 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.

Electrical Engineering Expert 128385 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 45 years experience in the field of Electrical Engineering with expertise in the investigation of the cause and origin of fires with respect to possible electrical causes, elevator operation, and electrical shock incidents. I have experience in the national electrical safety codes, as well in the examination and analysis of television sets, washing machines, dryers, stereo systems, can openers, coffee makers, humidifiers, computer systems, telephone systems, door openers, palletizers, grinding machines, mixers, deep fryers, film processors, furnaces, air conditioners, power regulators, motors, gas engines, boats, trucks, automobiles, tractors, refrigerators, ranges, microwave ovens, rolling mills, presses, stamping machines, and distribution & transmission lines. I have over 20 years expert witness experience.

Microwaves Expert 128605 NY

Expertise Description

I have over 50 years experience in Microwave/Microwaves. I have experience with microwave products and applications and developed numerous microwavable products and processes, My expertise includes microwave oven technology, microwave packaging technology, microwave food product development, microwave product testing, designing the microwave product testing laboratory, microwave product hazards, microwave heating fundamentals, industrial microwave, burns, and RF heating technology, applications of microwaves in the food industry, industrial heating applications of microwaves, and industrial drying of solids with microwave and Radio Frequency (RF). I have more than 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Fire Origin And Cause 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.

Fire Investigation 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.

Safety And Security Expert 128446 FL

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience developing and managing safety, security, emergency preparedness, and Environment of Care (E.O.C.) programs. I am well disciplined in O.S.H.A. and E.O.C. compliance in federal and private healthcare sectors. I have extensive professional experience in Department of Veterans Affairs as a Regional Program Safety Manager: in charge of the homicide investigation of a V.A. police officer, an oxygen leak / hospital unit failure investigation, and national emergency response to Florida hurricane disasters. My additional case review under safety manager role includes construction accident investigation / prevention, motor vehicle accident reconstruction, suicide reconstruction, and near-miss electrocution. I have held multiple public service positions: U.S. Navy Vietnam Veteran; police and firefighter lieutenant / E.M.T.; chairperson of federal and safety health councils; leader of Joint Commission Mock E.O.C. Surveys. I have 25 years expert witness experience.

Fire Suppression Expert 55763 CA(N)

Expertise Description

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

Noise And Sound Analysis Expert 12177 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience as an electrical/general contractor, electrical inspector and consultant specializing in audio, electrical, and construction issues, as well as lighting design. My expertise includes: audio systems (noise level / sound analysis, usage); computer networks; construction defects (cost analysis; inspections, investigations); electrical codes and compliance; electrical inspections; environmental noise analysis; lighting (design, installation, event lighting, product analysis, UL labeling / listings); exterior and public area lighting issues (sidewalks, stairways, streets, walkways); and lighting for events (art, architectural, theatrical). I have prior expert witness experience with consultation, depositions, and courtroom testimony.

Fires And Explosions Investigation Expert 43093 FL

Expertise Description

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

Product Design Mechanical Engineer Expert 96755 MN

Expertise Description

I have many years experience as a practicing mechanical engineer specializing in intellectual property, personal injury, product liability, and professional malpractice. My expertise includes: agricultural equipment; automated control systems; chain saws; consumer electronics; digital electronics; electrical appliances; electronic games and toys; electrical fires; electric / gasoline engine power tools; electric utility power plants; ergonomics; forensic engineer; forensic engineering; hand tools; heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (H.V.A.C.) systems; industrial electronics; laboratory testing; leaf blowers; manufacturing equipment; manufacturing processes; medical devices; model designs; mowers; process control systems; quality control; railroad memorabilia; railway equipment; railway operations; regulatory compliance; safety interlocks; and water filtration systems. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Chemical Engineering Expert 96447 TX

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience as a chemical engineer for 178 civil and criminal cases in areas of defective automobile airbags and ignition switch systems, explosions, weapons of mass destruction, toxic chemical exposure, trade secrets and patents, regulatory agency enforcement, chemical plant and refinery accidents, environmental contamination, defective industrial chemical products and railroad tank car accidents.

The 94 airbag cases included frontal (Single stage and Dual stage), seat-mounted side impact, side curtain & knee bolster airbags, airbag control modules, seatbelt pretensioners and passenger sensing systems used or produced by General Motors, Ford, Chrysler, Toyota, Nissan, Kia, Hyundai, Jaguar, Lexus, Mercedes Benz, Mitsubishi, Honda, BWM, Mazda, Volvo, Takata, TRW, Continental, Autoliv, Morton, Delphi and numerous dealerships that were filed in state and federal courts in 19 states. I have more than 30 years experience as a chemical engineering expert witness with consultations, deposition (33) and courtroom testimony (9).

Safety Management Expert 60162 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have 30 years experience specializing in laws, policies, and regulations of fire-related matters, including: public management and administration; marketing; public affairs; public safety; legal analysis; fire safety; and fire prevention. My expertise includes: program development; regulatory compliance; investigations; policy / procedures development; investigations; fire / life safety inspections; budgeting; cost controls; code enforcement; hazardous materials; land use; law enforcement; fire engineering; building standards; Uniform / International building and fire codes; and legislative analysis. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Fire Fighting And Rescue Expert 56433 CA(S)

Expertise Description

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

Fire 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.

Electronic Devices 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.

Product Failure Analysis 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.

Industrial Power Generation 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.

Transportation Expert 45644 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years experience as a mechanical engineer with design and analysis of complex transportation systems, project planning and implementation, and feasibility studies. My past transportation projects have included intercity, commuter, rapid transit, high-speed, and light rail systems, alternative and conventional fuel buses, Automated Guideway Transit (AGT), and Personal Rapid Transit (PRT). My transportation evaluation and planning studies have included detailed assessment of transit technologies and economic analysis of capital, operational, and maintenance costs. I have also performed business planning and diversification studies, competitive analyses, market research, and economic forecasting. I have over 10 years expert witness experience.

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.

Automotive 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.

Engineer Electrical Design 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.

Acoustical Engineering Expert 43070 IL

Expertise Description

I have over 45 years experience as an acoustical engineer. My expertise includes environmental noise assessment and control, gunfire and explosives noise, airport, helicopter, and roadway noise, audibility of signals and warning devices, music venue noise, industrial noise assessment and control, vibration, human and community response to noise, measurement and monitoring of noise, architectural acoustics and building acoustics measurements, general acoustics, as well as international laws, regulations and practices. I have more than 40 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Fire And Explosion Investigation Expert 42792 IN

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in fire and explosion investigations, including 10 years of experience in electrical contracting and 15 years of service within the volunteer fire department. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Fireplace And Chimney Expert 42739 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience of providing fireplace, chimney and vent inspections at time of installation, repair, sale, or following disasters, including earthquake and fire. My specialties include construction defect analysis, construction specifications, earthquake assessment, educational training, and fire investigations. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Fire And Explosion Expert 42385 AL

Expertise Description

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

Intellectual Property Electrical Engineering 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.

Electrical Injury 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 infringement; 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.

Patent Dispute 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.

Patent Design Expert 40237 MD

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.

Accident Investigation And Reconstruction Expert 40226 LA

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.

Turbines 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.

Fire Cause And Origin Expert 20874 CA(S)

Expertise Description

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

Fire Cause And Origin Expert 20716 CA(N)

Expertise Description

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

Automotive Investigation 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.

Slip And Fall Premise Liability 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.

Chemistry Expert 9226 CA(S)

Expertise Description

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

Fire Cause & Origin Expert 8797 CA(S)

Expertise Description

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

Fire Investigation Expert 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.

Fire Origin Expert 365503 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the field of Fire Cause and Origin with expertise in all aspects of testing related to fire, explosives, explosions, and equipment performance and failure. I have experience with the analysis in fire spread, damage patterns, material failure, equipment failure, explosion cause and origin, and fire management systems. I also provide computer generate graphics of data (graphs, tables, etc.) and drawings for analysis and reports. I have over 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Fire Investigation Expert 500592 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the field of Fire Investigation with expertise in the origin and cause of fires. I have experience with explosives, explosions, interviewing witnesses, the documentation, collection, and securing of evidence, and report writing. I have additional experience with fire patterns, arson, gas vapor, fireplaces, and explosive devices. I have over 15 years expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Fire Investigation Expert 348633 CA(N)

Expertise Description

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

Electrical Investigations Expert 12831 CA(S)

Expertise Description

Electrical expert / investigator with experience in facilities engineering, electrical construction, management, safety engineering, and machine construction and maintenance. Electrical Contractor, an ICBO certified Electrical Inspector, and a licensed Private Investigator.

Fire Protection And Safety Expert 107530 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in Fire Protection Engineering & Fire Safety Science. My expertise includes development of fire safety engineering methods, fire resistance, fire testing, electric fires, furniture flammability, plastics flammability, fire toxicity, fire corrosivity, ignitability, self-heating and spontaneous combustion, failure analysis, fire science applications to fire and explosion investigation, ignition of fires from electric faults and failures, flame spread, explosions, heat release rate, computer fire modeling, pool fires, smoke production, design and development of fire test apparatuses and instrumentation, computer methods for handling of fire test data, heat transfer, analytical chemistry methods for gas analysis, infrared spectroscopy, full-scale engineering performance testing, performance-based building codes, and products liability. I have more than 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Fire Protection Engineering Expert 55213 CA(N)

Expertise Description

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

Chemical Plant Expert 344157 AZ

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience in Chemical Engineering. My expertise includes chemical reaction and explosion events; chemical plant design, simulation, and economic evaluation; reaction kinetics and catalysis; spontaneous combustion phenomena; activated carbon synthesis; flue gas mercury removal; water / wastewater treatment; chemical separations; heat & mass transfer phenomena; and flash pyrolysis synthesis of metallic nanoparticles. My professional experience includes work in: chemical processing industries, academia, government labs and federal contracts, and private consulting and expert witness service. I have more than 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.