Forensic Engineering Expert Witness Georgia 60156

Expertise Description

I am a forensic engineering expert witness. I have spent more than 30 years as a practicing civil and structural engineer, specializing in construction and building inspections, structural engineering, civil engineering, and traffic accident reconstruction. My expertise includes: airport design / construction; asphalt / concrete evaluation / design; backfill compaction; construction cost estimating; drainage; failure analysis; hydrology studies; hydroplaning / loss of skid resistance; noise mitigation; O.S.H.A. compliance; property loss; structural damage; and surveying. I am offering consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony as a forensic engineering expert witness for over 25 years.

Forensic Engineer Expert Witness Georgia 535384

Expertise Description

I am a skilled forensic engineering expert witness. I have spent over 35 years specializing in mechanical/electrical/structural engineering, failure investigations, safety, design, and products and materials testing. Investigation experience (over 450 separate evaluations) includes fire and explosion losses, construction and industrial accidents, electrical and mechanical system failures, and machine and site safety. I have provided deposition, courtroom testimony, and consultations for more than three decades as a forensic engineering expert witness.

Environmental Engineering Expert Witness Houston 96924

Expertise Description

I have more than 45 years of experience in line management, project management and consulting and engineering serving the petroleum, petrochemical, chemical, natural gas, synthetic fuels, steel, manufacturing, secondary metals and transportation industries in the United States and abroad. I have significant technical expertise in conducting environmental audits and assessments related to property transfers, mergers and acquisitions, and refinancing. As part of these projects, I have considerable experience in Phase I environmental due diligence according to ASTM and EPA, Phase II site investigations, and negotiation of risk and liability between buyer and seller. I have also performed air and water quality studies, RCRA permitting, Superfund RI/FS, groundwater and soil remediation, and TSCA evaluations and remediation involving PCB contamination. Additionally, I have experience with the design and start-up of major pollution control facilities, environmental impact and baseline studies, and air and wastewater permitting.

I was active on a technical advisory committee that led to the formulation and rollout of the ISO 14001 Environmental Management System (EMS). I have also worked with both government and industry developing and reviewing various types of EMS’s. I have participated in internal and third party reviews of EMS’s and helped trained staff in the application of EMS principles. In a related activity, I have designed and implemented pollution prevention programs and trained staff to accomplish the same.

My design experience includes preparation of heat and material balances, PFD’s, P&ID’s, equipment specifications, plot plans and equipment layouts, and start-up and operating manuals; conduct of flow sheet, process safety and model reviews; review of vendor drawings; scheduling and cost estimating; field checkout of construction; and start-up and operation of facilities. Projects have included raw water treatment systems; physical, chemical and biological wastewater treatment systems; sludge dewatering and handling systems; solid, liquid and gaseous incinerators; boiler feed water treatment systems; cooling water treatment systems; and flares and other utility systems.

In addition to engineering design work, I have appeared as an environmental engineering expert witness on behalf of clients at public hearings, in deposition and in court.

Engineering Expert 532755

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in Engineering with expertise in mechanical and structural forensic investigations, wind engineering design/product testing, ammunitions manufacturing experience, pressure vessel design, design of building products, vehicular crash investigation and analysis, vehicle mechanical assessments, and residential: plumbing, flooring, moisture intrusion, and roof system evaluations. I have over 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, depositions, and courtroom testimony.

Accident Reconstruction Expert Witness 532574

Expertise Description

I have expertise in forensic engineering, accident reconstruction, and impact biomechanics. I have spent over 15 years working in accident scene investigation, automobile damage analysis, vehicle dynamics, biodynamic human modeling and pedestrian/walkway safety. I have provided consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony for more than 15 years as an accident reconstruction expert witness.

Marine Engineering Expert Witness MI 525634

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years experience in forensic engineering with expertise in automotive and marine accident reconstruction, fire and explosion investigation, thermal- fluid sciences, human factors, warnings, and general mechanical engineering fields. I have additional marine experience consisting of accident analysis and reconstruction for recreational boating accidents, including propeller-related incidents, carbon monoxide exposures, collisions, failure and design analysis of motor vehicle and marine systems, subsystems and components, including fuel and powertrain systems and full vehicle/vessel testing. I am offering my services as a marine engineering expert witness.

Forensic Engineering Investigations Expert Witness VA 528723

Expertise Description

I have worked for over 25 years with Forensic Engineering Investigations. My areas of expertise include fire and explosion investigation, metallurgy, failure analysis, arson, accident investigation (automobiles, aviation, and railroads), ballistics, and food tampering investigations. I have provided consultations, courtroom testimony, and deposition for more than 40 years as a forensic investigations expert witness.

Electronic/Computer Engineering Expert Witness MA 530411

Expertise Description

My expertise is in electronic and computer engineering with over 35 years experience in the field. My areas of focus include electronics design, temperature control, technical training, embedded microprocessors, Motorcycle electronics, Snowmobile mechanic, small engine mechanic, battery chargers, failure analysis, production, prototyping, and Electromechanical Forensics experience including investigation and analysis. I have provided consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony for more than a decade as an electrical engineering expert witness.

Electrical Power Engineering Expert 502861 FL

Expertise Description

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

Plastics & Polymers Expert 530833 PA

Expertise Description

I have spent over 15 years working with plastics & polymers. I have an expertise in petroleum and petrochemical services, analytical characterization, failure analysis, reverse engineering of polymeric and polymer composite materials, non-metallic compatibility testing, and forensics analysis. I have offered consultations and deposition for more than 5 years as a plastics and polymers expert witness.

Mechanical Engineer Expert 530614 IL

Expertise Description

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

Mechanical Engineering Expert 529210 TX

Expertise Description

I have worked for more than 40 years in the field of Mechanical/Civil Engineering. I have an expertise in digital signal processing; dynamical systems: parameters identification and response determination; performance/safety assessment for statics and dynamics problems in: aerospace, biomedical, forensic, marine, petroleum, seismic, and structural engineering. I have provided deposition, consultations, and courtroom testimony for more than 30 years as a mechanical engineering expert witness.

Construction Expert Witness FL 522825

Expertise Description

I have spent over 30 years working in Construction & Engineering. My areas of expertise include Commercial Construction (large industrial buildings, professional and medical offices, convenience stores, television towers and support facilities, special-use facilities and churches), Civil Design (site planning and layout, roads, drainage, surface water pollution control, sanitary sewer systems, water distribution systems, utility relocation, zoning changes, zoning variances, FDEP, FDOT, and county and city permitting), and Structural Design and Forensic Engineering (reinforced concrete, pre-stressed concrete, timber, wood, reinforced masonry, structural renovations and modifications, piling, signs, roof inspections, water infiltration, water damages, construction and design defects, and storm damage). I have spent over 30 years offering deposition, consultations, and courtroom testimony as a construction defect expert witness.

Forensic Engineer IP Expert 527557 NC

Expertise Description

I have spent more than 35 years working in forensic electrical engineering. My areas of expert include intellectual property management, broadband access networks (wired, wireless, and optical interfaces), analog/RF and high speed digital circuit design, electrical and optical sensor circuitry, video and audio technologies; embedded software and mobile device technologies (tablet, smartphone, IoT, etc.), system architecture for IP networking, data switching, and radio communication; cloud computing, client/server architectures, and data center infrastructure. I have provided courtroom testimony, consultations, and deposition for over 10 years as a forensic electrical engineering expert witness.

Forensic Civil Engineer Expert 526399 NJ

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years experience in Forensic Engineering with expertise in the fields of civil/structural design of new and corrective structures for educational, residential, commercial, and industrial projects. I have additional expertise with wood, masonry, reinforced concrete, structural steel and aluminum, plus the inspection of deteriorated or damaged structures to determine causation and reusability. I have over 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, depositions, and courtroom testimony.

Forensic Structural Engineer Expert 526240 NJ

Expertise Description

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

Mechanical Engineering Expert 519060 AL

Expertise Description

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

Infusion Pumps Expert 521239 CO

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in Clinical and Forensic Engineering specializing in professional engineering and management support to improve patient care through cost-effective management of technology. My expertise includes clinical engineering program assessment, evaluating compliance with accreditation standards, benchmarking on multiple dimensions, and identifying opportunities for improvement; clinical engineering integration and CE-IT convergence, to improve support for medical devices; medical equipment planning; and forensic engineering and incident investigation to provide safer care for patients. I have provided clients with deposition, consultations, and courtroom testimony for over 15 years as an engineering expert witness in Colorado.

Forensic Engineering Expert 374594 MI

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years of experience in the field of Forensic Engineering, as a Registered Professional Engineer, with expertise in Construction Engineering. I own a consultancy that provides services with regard to construction, design, and installation defect disputes for all building types and systems. I also am President of an additional company where I am responsible for all design, construction administration, and engineering and project management. I have experience with mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection engineering design and project management for institutional, industrial, health care and residential projects. I have over 10 years of expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Foundation Engineering Expert 513041 AL

Expertise Description

I have more than 45 years of experience in Foundation Engineering, providing geotechnical engineering and earthquake engineering expertise on assignments in the San Francisco Bay Area, elsewhere in the U.S., in the Arctic and the Pacific Oceans, and abroad. I have worked on consulting assignments for engineering firms, contractors, and owners to solve foundation engineering, in situ testing, instrumentation, and vibration problems in my practice. Most of my work has focused on helping engineers and contractors build projects as designed/bid. As an expert I have provided third-party review, forensic, and dispute resolution assistance for my clients (engineers, builders, owners and attorneys) throughout my career. I have over 30 years of expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Electrical Engineering Expert 358904 AZ

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years of experience as an Electrician with expertise in mostly large industrial and commercial work. I am an Electrical Contractor and have over 10 years with a utility company and as a Forensic Engineer. My principal areas of research and consulting include: electrical fire causes, injuries, and fatalities; electrical failure and explosions; auto and machinery electrical systems; water intrusion; residential, commercial, and industrial electrical distribution systems; industrial electrical controls and instrumentation systems; national electric code and safety; high voltage electrical distribution facilities; and the design of many types of electrical facilities. I have over 15 years of expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

HVAC Expert 509313 AL

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years of experience as an Industrial Facilities Mechanical Engineer and 10 years as a Forensic Engineer. I am a professional engineer and licensed boiler operator. My areas of expertise include industrial facilities; clean rooms; boilers; chillers; cooling towers; HVAC; energy management; dematerialized water systems; and mechanical exhaust systems for dust, fumes, and radiation. I have over 10 years of expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Petroleum Engineering Expert 508717 AL

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years of experience with drilling well sites and over 25 years as a Professional Engineer in both Petroleum and Environmental Engineering. I have been Drill Site Manager, and also a Professor instructing on subjects such as drilling fluids and technology, petroleum computational methods, reservoir fluids, well completions, well logging, and artificial lift. I also provide forensic engineering investigations for site accidents and issues. I have over 10 years expert witness experience with consultation and deposition.

MEP Engineering Expert 508532 NY

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years in Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing (MEP) forensics and design with experience in HVAC and fire suppression/protection systems. My expertise includes forensic investigations, building system performance issues, property loss consulting, engineering design, and building code expertise. I have over 10 years of expert witness experience with consultation and testimony.

Failure Analysis Expert 503226 AL

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.

Forensic Engineering Expert 19583 NV

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years of experience in the field of Forensic Engineering and Consulting with expertise in providing accident reconstructions and analyses of mechanics of the accident occurrence, associated Impact Biomechanics, Mechanisms of Injury, and Kinematics. I have determined relationships of associated claimed injuries to accident mechanics and have evaluated numerous Human Factors issues including warnings, lighting, perception-reaction processes, Impending lmpact Zone, and product designs. I have over 20 years of expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Combustion Expert 506912 TX

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years of experience as a Mechanical Engineer with expertise in combustion, internal combustion engines, fuels, emissions, engine control systems, emissions control systems, and automotive engineering. I obtained my Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering followed by three graduate degrees culminating in a PhD with a specialization in combustion. I joined as faculty of a Department of Mechanical Engineering where I established their combustion and engines research program. I have been involved in research in the area of combustion, engines, emissions, and alternative fuels for over 35 years. My research includes both experimental work and numerical modeling of both fundamental combustion processes and combustion within engines. My present research is focused primarily on the spark ignition process, modeling heavy-duty Diesel engines, and methods for improving fuel consumption for both light-duty and heavy-duty vehicles. I have over 20 years of expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Mechanical Engineering Expert 506781 MD

Expertise Description

I have more than 60 years experience in the field of Mechanical Engineering with expertise in electronic packaging engineering for harsh military and space environments, acoustic engineering, optics, fiber optics, and laser technology. I have experience with accident reconstruction, and investigating engine failure, boating and marine accidents, breach of contracts and warranty, construction accidents, and construction contract compliance and contract claims. I have further experience with defective maintenance and products, fire origin and cause/burn injuries, machinery accidents, negligence, patent infringement, premise liability, railroad accidents and injuries, traffic controls, and underground utilities. My experience in product design, design for safety, and quality control for various products provides a comprehensive practical expertise background in addition to the technical expertise. I also have forensic engineering experience involving fracture failure of glass products such as beer bottles, whiskey bottles, a decorative vase, and shower doors. I have over 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Forensic Engineering Expert 315354 MD

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years of experience in Structural Engineering in the consulting field. I have been involved in design of buildings, bridges, dams, foundations, retaining walls, wastewater and water treatment structures, and precast concrete structures. Also, I have experience in bid and construction administration, construction cost estimating and construction inspection. I have worked with both private and municipal clients. I have over 30 years of expert witness experience with consultations and courtroom testimony.

Petroleum drilling Expert 395843 TX

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years experience in the field of Petroleum Drilling with expertise in directional, horizontal, high-angle, and extended-reach drilling, and well configurations. I have experience in drilling equipment and rig operations, contractual dispute, drilling operations management, and in the administration of rig and operating company personnel, as well as in the implementation and administration of safety policies and standards. I thoroughly understand negotiation and administration of drilling-related contracts. I am also familiar with the application of the Drilling Engineering function to drilling and drilling-related activities. Additional, I have worked with abnormally pressured and sloughing shale, shallow gas, managing pressure, and under-balanced drilling conditions.

mechanical infrastructure Expert 348639 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 45 years experience in the Mechanical Trades with expertise in Refrigeration, Heating, and Air Conditioning. I have experience with mechanical contracting, Mechanical Infrastructure, Thermodynamics, Commercial Refrigeration; Water Usage; Water Supply; Medium Temperature and Low Temperature, as well as Heating/Air Conditioning, and Ventilation. I have additional experience with boilers, hot water, and construction defect and standard of care. I have over 5 years expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and court testimony.

Construction 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.

Civil And Geotechnical Engineering Expert 96894 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have 35 years experience in Civil and Geotechnical Engineering. My project experience includes: building sites; residential foundations; asphalt and concrete pavements and pavers; landslide investigation and stabilization; high rise building foundations; and foundations for power plants, dams, and pipelines. My forensic experience includes construction foundation failures, pavement cracking and deterioration, slab defection, moisture intrusion, wall failures, and sewer line distress. I have over 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Biomedical Engineering Expert 128296 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years experience in Mechanical, Biomedical, and Forensic Engineering. I am also experienced in accident reconstruction including automobile, motorcycle, bicycle, pedestrian, railroad, marine, and aviation. My other areas of expertise are injury causation biomechanics, product / premises liability, engineering analysis / R&D, medical devices, and patent infringement. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Metallurgical Engineering Expert 141418 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have 40 years experience in metallurgical engineering and failure analysis, accident reconstruction, welding inspections, OSHA regulations, railroad litigation, and product liability. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Workplace Safety Expert 169114 NY

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in the metal producing and rolling industry with arc furnaces, annealing furnaces, rolling mills, processing lines, and electrical substations. My areas of expertise include rolling mills, slitting lines, processing lines, annealing furnaces, electric arc furnaces, building maintenance, machinery maintenance, utility engineer, OSHA regulations, personnel safety, workplace safety, slips and falls, codes, industrial machinery, utility engineer, electrical substations, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, forensic engineering, fire cause and origin, electrocution investigation, and construction accidents. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience.

Intellecutal Property Expert 166714 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience as an executive and engineer in both startups and Fortune 500 companies with extensive background in distributed systems, database management, applications, software, networks and storage. My expertise includes e-discovery, source code inspection, intellectual property development, intellectual property theft of trade secrets, quality engineering, and strategic and technical leadership. I have more than 5 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Machine Engineering And Design Expert 128652 VT

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years of experience specializing in machine engineering and design. My expertise includes: machine / product design; adequacy of design; thoroughness of control of quality; guards, shields, interlocks, and reliability; human factors; information, instructions, and warnings; related accidents and their reconstruction; product liability; and patent disputes. I have additional expertise in home appliances, institutional equipment, power tools, lawn and garden / turf care equipment, industrial and off-road vehicles, agricultural equipment, and industrial / production machinery. I have prior 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.

Cranes And Industrial Machines Expert 127972 NC

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.

Electrical Plant Expert 141866 FL

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience as an electrical plant engineer, design engineer, and consultant. My expertise includes: forensic / engineering assessments, analysis / cost valuations on fires / failures, lightning damage, electrocution, origin / cause of industrial and residential fires / explosion cause and origin, heavy equipment / major appliance failure, electric power distribution, Original Equipment Manufacturer (O.E.M.) product failures, repair and replacement cost analysis, kitchen fire suppression systems, industrial equipment damage assessment, commercial property condition assessments, injury investigations, pay requests, and construction defects. My additional expertise in repair / replacement cost analysis, hazard analysis preparation, project management, storm damage assessment, and commercial real estate condition surveys. I have prior expert witness experience.

Hvac 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.

Mechanical Engineer Expert 128394 DC

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.

Glass And Ceramics Expert 134981 DE

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.

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.

Electrical Power Expert 128354 NJ

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years experience in electrical engineering and scientist specializing in electrical power, lighting, electromagnetic radiation, grounding, electrocution/electrical accidents, electrical fires (including batteries,) lighting/illumination and safety. My expertise as a electrical inspector includes lightning risk assessments, design review of equipment and lightning protection systems, transient protection, grounding system design, electromagnetic safety assessments and electrical safety audits. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Hvac Expert 107538 FL

Expertise Description

I have over 50 years experience in electrical engineering and mechanical engineering. My expertise in heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (H.V.A.C.) systems includes: chilled water / cold storage / ice storage systems; cold storage refrigeration; campus-type heating / cooling; high rise chill water / heat pump / split systems; high-temperature hot water systems; industrial ventilation; laboratory air conditioning / ventilation; and variable air volume (V.A.V.) systems. My expertise also includes: building plumbing design / engineering; fire alarm / life safety facility systems; and fire sprinkler protection. I have additional expertise in electrical systems: closed circuit television (C.C.T.V.); computer network / telephone raceways; data communication / distribution; emergency power supply; intercoms; lighting (exterior, interior, parking lot, roadway); Master Antenna / Cable television (M.A.T.V.); power distribution; and clock, security, and sound systems. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Hydrology Expert 56498 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience as a hydrogeologist and geologist. My expertise includes: civil engineering; coastal erosion; engineering geology; environmental engineering standards-of-care; flood hydrology; groundwater / surface water assessment / development / litigation, management / protection; hydrocollapses; landslide evaluation (groundwater / seepage source determinations); seismic risk evaluation; sewer-line failure and resulting groundwater contamination; water pipelines; water resources development / remediation; water rights; watersheds / runoff issues; and wells (wellfields, wellheads). I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Machine Safety 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.

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.

Safety And Design Mechanical Engineer 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.

Transportation Civil Engineering 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.

Cell Phone Analysis Expert 107351 CA(N)

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.

Thermal Systems Expert 56034 OH

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience as a mechanical engineer, specializing in thermal systems engineering, including industrial energy conservation, recovery, and all related processes and equipment. My expertise includes: industrial process improvement; cogeneration; power plant engineering; utility generation; code compliance; chemical / industrial processing; pressure vessels; fuels / combustion; boilers; furnaces; medical waste incinerators; and power piping. 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.

Geotechincal Engineering Expert 45703 AZ

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.

Building Design Structural Engineer 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.

Deep Water Investigation Expert 42390 AL

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.

California Contractor A And B Expert 45117 AZ

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience as a registered civil engineer and licensed engineering contractor with mold, asbestos, hazardous waste site remediation, geotechnical construction, earth retention, foundation construction, earthwork, waste treatment technology, civil construction, construction disputes, project management, slope stabilization, accident reconstruction, and forensic engineering. I have more than 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Corrosion Metallurgical Engineering Expert 42386 AL

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.

Structural Engineering 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.

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.

General Safety Engineering Expert 39210 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in the field of general safety engineering. My expertise include worker safety, industrial product safety, third party safety, accident prevention, loss control, accident reconstruction, trucking safety, playground safety, commercial fleet safety, petroleum industry safety, fire protection, mine safety, construction safety, elevators and escalators, woodworking, and metalworking. I am offering my services as a general safety engineering expert witness.

Forensic Engineering 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.

Construction Osha Safety 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.

Seat Belts Expert 9750 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have 45 years experience in conducting engineering and analytical studies of the design and performance of automotive and aviation occupant restraint systems and components. I am also knowledgeable in the influence of automotive and aviation systems on occupant kinematics during accidents, integrating input from accident reconstruction experts, biomechanical engineers, medical records, and personal inspections and testing in determining compliance with applicable Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS).

Plastic Engineering 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.

Transportation Safety Expert 435766 FL

Expertise Description

I have more than 15 years experience in the field of Transportation Engineering with expertise in Forensic Engineering. I have experience with vehicle collision reconstruction, commercial vehicle crash investigation and analysis, highway work zone traffic control safety, roadway design and traffic control devices, vehicle system components and dynamics, and driver factors and transportation safety statistics. I have ongoing transportation safety research and my international safety policy consulting have resulted in many peer-reviewed publications and presentations at technical conferences and professional forums around the world. I have over 15 years expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and court testimony.

Refrigeration Expert 501656 AL

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years of worldwide experience in refrigeration as well as mechanical and overall building design, analysis, engineering, and project management of new and renovated facilities. I am recognized as an international expert in refrigeration engineering, refrigerated warehouses, engineering investigations. and food processing and have published and presented papers as an industry expert on topics that include plant design, refrigeration systems, building evaluation, sanitation, and energy conservation. I have acted as an expert witness for refrigeration, refrigeration controls, refrigerants, refrigerated buildings, meat and food refrigeration, cold storage facilities, and food processing cases. I have over 10 years expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Naval Engineering 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.

Forensic Engineering Expert 351554 CT

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years experience in the field of Civil Engineering with expertise in Forensic Engineering. I have experience with Construction Management for large public works projects; heavy construction, buildings, schools, highways, wastewater treatment plants, LNG bus garages, and landfills. I have been an engineering consultant to sureties for surety issues, construction bond matters, building movement, building envelope defects, codes, construction disputes, and have provided engineering investigations into construction accidents, defects, and damage. I have over 5 years expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Engieering 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.

Metallurgy Expert 459548 LA

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.

Property Damage Expert 464082 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 45 years experience in the field of Property Damage Assessment and Repair with expertise in property damage involving a covered peril or having recovery potential. I have experience with corporate management, project management, logistical planning and coordination, construction testing and evaluation, engineering oversight and regulatory agency negotiations. I have additional experience with environmental and non-environmental consulting, chemical handling, forensic engineering, construction management, agency negotiation and property damage costs recovery services. I have over 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Hydroelectric Power Expert 460216 AL

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.

Construction Defects 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.

Failure Analysis Expert 455522 DC

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.

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.

Product Failure 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.

Water Systems And Flooding Expert 20384 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years of experience in the fields of Water Resources Engineering, and surface water Hydrology and Hydraulics (H&H), with specialized expertise in water resource systems analysis, engineering and computer modeling. I have developed storm drain master plans, designed and performed hydraulic analyses of storm drain systems, re-defined floodplains, evaluated dam and reservoir system flood control operations, and performed statistical probability analyses of storm and flood events. Additionally, I evaluate alternative flood control measures, and conduct studies in forensic hydrology and hydraulics (from the causes of flooding and evaluation of historic flood events, to the hydraulic factors leading to drownings).

Electrical Safety Expert 425688 OH

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the field of Energy Management and Electrical Forensic Investigations. My broad experience covers distribution engineering, distribution planning engineering, national electrical safety code requirements, electrical utilities, telecommunication companies, signage requirements, signal integrity, thermal loading, voltage and reliability. I have over 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Ship And Marine Safety Engineering Expert 353324 WA

Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years experience in the field of Mechanical Forensic Engineering specializing in operating and maintaining US Navy ships. My expertise includes analytical and investigative work in a broad range of shipboard and industrial mishaps, equipment failures, crane failures, underwater inspections, crane and rigging accidents, diving life support systems re-entry control, vessel flooding, tag-out / lock-out procedures, industrial environmental health and safety surveys, dry-dock engineering, and explosion analysis. I have prior expert witness experience.

Structural Engineer Expert 357964 MI

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience in Structural Engineering with a focus on design of structural steel, building design, foundations, aluminum and cold-formed steel. My additional expertise includes design of low-rise industrial and commercial buildings, design of foundations for buildings, signs and equipment; structural performance, design of earth retaining walls; distressed structures, and design remedies for existing structures in need of repair. I have more than 5 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Integrated Circuits Expert 376326 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years experience in the field of integrated circuits, specializing in Mixed-Signal Integrated Circuits. I am experienced and skilled in bridging the gap between methodologies used by the digital, analog and radio frequency circuit design teams. My subspecialty within this broad category includes integrated circuits (ICs) used for signal processing. I have experience with systems such as telephones, mobile phones and cell phones; electric toll collection, data recording and retrieving systems for magnetic media such as disk drives or magnetic tape; radio transmitters / receivers and their building blocks such as low noise amplifiers, filters, automated gain control, and frequency mixers (down-converters, up-converters); audio amplifiers; audio recording / reproduction systems; heat ventilation, and air conditioning controllers; data transmitting / receiving systems such as serializer / de-serializers (SERDES). I have prior expert witness experience.

Geotechnical Engineering Expert 341031 AK

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in Geotechnical and Pavement Engineering, performing and supervising subsurface investigations as well as field and laboratory testing in soils and rocks. My soil engineering projects involve earthwork including site development and foundation investigations, slope stability, retaining wall systems, soil stabilization and foundation repair, performance of pavements and subgrade conditions, soil compaction and its associated properties, seepage and impoundment failures, subsidence / settlement damage, ground movement, soil excavation, soil sampling, soil-structure interaction, as well as other soil mechanics and foundation problems. My forensic and engineering projects in rock include stability and support of underground working in salt, coal, and hard rock; grouting; rock excavation behavior and difficulty; subsidence engineering; and seepage in rock. I have more than 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.