Fire Suppression Costs Expert Witness CA 523542

Expertise Description

I have over 45 years experience in Fire Protection and Finance, with expertise in firefighting, wildland fire cost auditing, wildland fire cost share agreements, and wildland fire site management/coordination. I have provided consultations and deposition for numerous clients as a fire suppression cost 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 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 Protection Expert 523541

Expertise Description

I have over 45 years' experience in fire protection and finance, with expertise in firefighting, wildland fire cost auditing, wildland fire cost-share agreements, and wildland fire site management/coordination. I have spent more than 10 years providing consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony as a fire protection expert witness.

Fire Protection Expert 508247 TX

Expertise Description

With more than 40 years' experience in Fire Protection, I have an expertise in fire protection systems, design, installation, and servicing; code analysis; fire alarms and sprinklers; special hazards and suppression systems. I have spent over 10 years providing numerous clients with deposition, consultations, and courtroom testimony as a fire protection 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 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.

Propane Tanks Explosions 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.

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.

Firefighting Expert 520179 AZ

Expertise Description

With more than 30 years experience in the field of Firefighting, my career has been focused on all aspects of firefighting in relation to emergency incidents, conferring on mitigating circumstances surrounding events by departments providing emergency care, consulting in fire apparatus design, fire suppression equipment, and consulting in the field of fire protection equipment for mobile firefighting equipment and land based firefighting in buildings, commercial and industrial, and specialized fire suppression equipment for hazardous materials. I have additional experience in advanced driver training for fire apparatus, and police, governmental agencies, as well as businesses and families. I am offering my services as a firefighting expert witness in Arizona.

Fire Expert 520253 OK

Expertise Description

My career of over 40 years working with law enforcement investigation skills has involved the origin and cause investigation of fires and explosions with expertise in fire investigations, public fire education, fire suppression and interviewing techniques. I have additional expertise in interviewing and counseling juvenile fire setters, workers compensation; courthouse records searches, personal injury accidents, slip and falls, thefts, insurance fraud and fire subrogation. I have also been providing services as a fire investigation expert witness in Oklahoma for over 35 years by providing consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

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.

Construction Defect Expert 515576 AL

Expertise Description

I have more than 50 years in the field of Construction with expertise in construction defect issues. Various projects I have worked on have included: tenant fit-up, pile caps, pile driving, sheet piling, H-piles, concrete footings and slabs, masonry, structural concrete, soldier beams, underpinning, ground modifications, power plants, steam turbines, pumps, machinery, conveyor systems, welding, structural steel/piping, structural steel welding, SIP forms, concrete barricades, and specialized pedestal foundations. I have over 15 years of expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

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.

Civil Engineering Expert 107331 FL

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.

Civil Engineering And Roofing Expert 48888 CA(N)

Expertise Description

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

Hvac Mechanical Engineering Expert 39125 AZ

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in mechanical engineering. My areas of expertise include semiconductors, HVAC systems, cleanrooms, process piping systems, energy management and control systems and refrigeration systems, boilers, chemical exposures, as well as chemical spills and damages. I have more than 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Environmental Contaminants Expert 34338 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years’ experience conducting environmental investigations and risk assessments for evaluating impacts to human health, property, and ecological receptors. My expertise focuses on the fate and transport of environmental contaminants, human health risk, exposure assessment, and ecological restoration. I have evaluated and modeled emissions from unconventional oil drilling operations, oil spills, landfills, boilers and incinerators, process stacks, storage tanks, confined animal feeding operations, and many other industrial and agricultural sources. My project experience ranges from monitoring and modeling of pollution sources to evaluating impacts of pollution on workers at industrial facilities and residents in surrounding communities. I have investigated and designed remediation programs and risk assessments for contaminated sites containing lead, heavy metals, mold, bacteria, particulate matter, petroleum hydrocarbons, chlorinated solvents, pesticides, radioactive waste, dioxins and furans, semi- and volatile organic compounds, PCBs, PAHs, perchlorate, asbestos, per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFOA/PFOS), unusual polymers, fuel oxygenates (MTBE), among other pollutants. I alsoe have experience evaluating greenhouse gas emissions from various projects and is an expert on the assessment of odors from industrial and agricultural sites, as well as the evaluation of odor nuisance impacts and technologies for abatement of odorous emissions. As a principal scientist at SWAPE, I direct air dispersion modeling and exposure assessments. I have served as an expert witness and testified about pollution sources causing nuisance and/or personal injury at dozens of sites and have testified as an expert witness on more than ten cases involving exposure to air contaminants from industrial sources.

Fire Protection Expert 457500 AL

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in the field of Fire Protection and Safety Engineering. My expertise includes fire protection system design, installation, maintenance, operation, and failures, including: fire detection; smoke detection; fire alarm; central station; sprinkler systems – wet pipe, dry-pipe, pre-action, and mist; fire suppression systems, and smoke control; and sprinkler leakage and water damage. I have additional experience in fire and smoke barriers; building code, life safety code, and fire code compliance; fire hazard, building materials, and fire resistance ratings; fire cause and origin; vehicle fire investigation; arson; human behavior in fire conditions; means of egress, egress signage, and emergency lighting; and fire modeling. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Material Engineering 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.

Workplace Safety Osha Expert 343114 CT

Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years experience in Workplace Safety and OSHA-related matters as consultant, educator, trainer, author and expert witness. My expertise includes forklifts / powered industrial trucks, ladders, scaffolds, falls, fall prevention and protection, confined space, OSHA regulations, bloodborne pathogens, amputation prevention, and hazard communication (chemical safety, chemical handling, toxic and hazardous substances). I have extensive experience in interpreting and applying federal and state safety regulations, safety best practices, and national safety consensus standards. I have over 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Glass Expert 374331 PA

Expertise Description

I have more than 45 years experience in glass science. My expertise includes spontaneous glass breakage from NiS stones, glass forensics, ballistics, residual stress analysis and fractology analysis, glass injury issues, product liability for glass doors, glass shower enclosures, glass storm doors, vases, building codes, American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) / American National Standards Institute (ANSI) standards, glass quality issues, glass strength measurement, insulated glass failures, Ring-on-Ring and 4 point strength testing, ballistics testing, and uses of strain gauges. I have over 5 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

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.

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.