Mechanical Engineering Expert 523884 CO

Expertise Description

With more than 35 years in the field of mechanical engineering, I have an expertise in fracture mechanics, metallurgy, fitness-for-service assessments, failure analysis, stress analysis, remaining life assessments, welding, and pipeline integrity. I have spent over 20 years providing deposition, consultations, and courtroom testimony as a mechanical engineering expert witness.

Structural Engineering Expert 528535 NJ

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years of consulting experience in structural engineering with an emphasis in concrete and masonry. Over the course of my career, I have worked cement, concrete, concrete aggregates, mortars, grouts, dimension stone, sealants, roofing; and waterproofing. I have additional experience working with glass. I have provided numerous clients with consultations, courtroom testimony, and deposition for more than 40 years.

Engineer Expert 528594 NY

Expertise Description

I have spent over 30 years working as an engineer with a focus in architecture and facade design, in addition to building technology. My areas of expertise include glass defects, damages and failures, tensioned cable-net facades; and curtain walls for high-rise towers. I have additional experience with facade investigations. I have provided clients with courtroom testimony, consultations, and deposition for more than 15 years as an 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.

Nanomaterials Expert 524582 NJ

Expertise Description

With over 20 years experience in Advanced Materials & Nanomaterials, my expertise is in nanoparticle, Nanocomposite, Nanostructured Material, Nanowire (Synthesis, Production, Processing, Characterization), Materials used in Lithium-ion Batteries and Supercapacitors; Protective Coatings on Plastic, Metal, Glass and Ceramic substrates; Coatings (hydrophobic, superhydrophobic, anti-fog, anti-corrosion, self-healing, abrasion resistant); Sintering and Consolidation of particles. I have experience working with metals, ceramics, polymers and composites. I am offering my services as a nano materials expert witness.

Architectural Engineering Expert 439234 VA

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years experience in the fields of Architecture and Civil Engineering. My experience includes preparing architectural and project plans, Fire Protection, mechanical/plumbing, electrical, and structural engineering, ADA Compliance, concept design, building design, life safety and independent technical reviews. I have designed all types of public and private buildings from elementary schools to Army barracks to residential housing. I have conducted existing building condition assessments, post-disaster damage assessments, and expert opinion on a wide variety of code compliance (including ADA), construction, and civil engineering design issues. I have spent over 15 years offering my services as an architectural engineering expert witness.

Textile Manufacturing Expert 512821 GA

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years in Textiles. My fields of expertise include: modeling and optimization of textile manufacturing processes; appraisal of new manufacturing technologies and their products; development of new test methods for the evaluation of raw materials and end products; and the application of design experiments and analysis of variance techniques for process enhancement. I also focus on product development and evaluation of engineered fibrous products for unconventional end uses involving healthcare, construction, automotive, and filtration and other industrial applications. As a teacher, I have taught theory and lab courses on yarn formation, weaving, knitting, nonwovens, physical testing, and quality control. I have over 10 years of expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Construction Disputes Expert 326834 AZ

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience with Construction Disputes & Public Bids. My expertise includes complex construction disputes in state and federal courts, including: mechanics’ lien; stop notice; surety bond; Miller Act claims; delay; disruption; default; personal injury; defect and policyholder insurance coverage claims; and public bidding process. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Windows And Doors Expert 152679 TX

Expertise Description

I have over 50 years experience specializing in windows / fenestration and doors. My expertise includes testing and evaluation of the design and development of residential, manufactured housing, commercial and architectural windows, glass defects, doors, skylights, storefronts, and curtain walls. I have additional expertise in construction investigation and defect resolution, slips and falls, technical specifications, job site inspections, child falls from windows, and patent infringement. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Windows Expert 18362 NV

Expertise Description

I have over 50 years of experience in general contracting with specialized expertise in windows, wall systems, glazing and waterproofing of building structures; also experienced in structural performance, window installation, air infiltration, building movement, glass breakage, insulated glass failures, sealant failures, design and construction of low-rise frame buildings, curtainwalls and EIFS; frequently participates in seminars on sealants and wall systems and gives private seminars to architectural and general contracting firms in California. I have more than 20 years of expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

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.

Construction Defect Expert 107379 CA(N)

Expertise Description

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

Ceramics Glass Expert 55446 WI

Expertise Description

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

Automotive Glass Expert 51189 WI

Expertise Description

Automotive glass consulting professional familiar with auto glass industry, business management practices, and technical aspects involving installation, glazing, repair, service, and/or replacement of windshields, windows, side / rear-view mirrors, and back sliders in all makes and models of cars, trucks, off-road equipment, farm machinery, and recreational vehicles. Certified in DOW, SIKA ARG products; NGA and AGC certified; Certified Auto Glass Technician since 1996; Member of Automotive Glass Replacement Safety Standards (AGRSS).

Ceramic Tile Expert 42765 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in tile construction. My expertise includes inspection, installation, and maintenance of commercial to custom residential tile, including ceramic, stone, slate, limestone, glass, and mosaic. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience.

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.

Geoarchaeologist Expert 40105 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 45 years experience in the field of Geological Petrography and Geochemistry. My experience includes training as a geological oceanographer and forensic geoarchaeologist. My research involves hydration of natural and man-made glass, provenance of ceramics and chert lithic artifacts, geochemical and physical sediments, geographic patterns in meteoric water / plant / mammal consumers, geochemical tools, ocean mining, and gemstone mining.

Glass And Metallurgical Failures Expert 27739 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in accident reconstruction, product quality and liability, failure analysis, and fracture mechanics. My expertise includes: glass breakage and failures; glass testing (bottles, windows, windshields, dishes, cook wear, etc.); metallurgical failures (welds, gears, ladders, straps, cables, etc.); ceramic failures; corrosion failures; plastic, polymer, composite material, and wood failures; and user safety and equipment design. I have additional experience in contract disputes and patent disputes. I have more than 35 years expert witness experience and consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Metallurgy And Material Testing Expert 20354 CA(S)

Expertise Description

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

Metallurgy And Material Engineering Expert 8803 CA(S)

Expertise Description

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

Glass Packaging Expert 460318 GA

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years in the Packaging and Beverage Industries with expertise in developing plastic closures for soft drink bottles and managing corporate package testing labs. I have additional experience in quality glass bottles, consumer behavior, primary and secondary packaging, production equipment and breakage, and distribution channels on 6-continents. I have additional experience with support in product liability, extortion, counterfeiting, and regulatory cases. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations and deposition.

Automotive Glass Expert 375394 WI

Expertise Description

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

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.

Product Design Patent Expert 324662 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 50 years experience as a product designer, manufacturing executive, and consulting mechanical engineer. I have litigation experience with patent infringement, patent analysis, trade secrets, contract disputes, physical deconstruction and analysis; product liability; fraud; and class action. My expertise includes computers and disk drives; cryogenics and heat transfer; electrical equipment; electronics manufacturing; engineering and manufacturing management; fluid machinery; lasers and optics; machine design; metals, plastics, glass, and ceramics; mechanical engineering; medical and scientific instruments; and stress and vibration. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Building Architect Expert 318784 FL

Expertise Description

I have more than 15 years experience as a building science architect. My experience includes: building enclosure technical design, consulting, construction inspections, and field investigations. My expertise includes: architectural glass and glazing (curtain walls, windows, skylights, and glazed doors); building enclosure analyses and recommendations; cause-and-origin investigations; and computer simulations of wind and windborne debris tracing. My typical scope of services include: assistance in evaluation of casualty and property damage; cause and origin investigations / analyses; remediation design; preliminary cost estimates; like-kind repair analyses; review of building documentation; code analyses; building code violations; identification of standard of care; risk management analyses; due diligence audits; ownership transition assessments; underwriting assistance; negotiations with contractors; air, water, thermal, and structural testing; construction dispute resolution assistance; pre-existing conditions evaluation; failure, damage, wear, and tear evaluation. I have over 5 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.