Wick Drains Expert Witness FL 528915

Expertise Description

I have over 45 years experience in soil and ground improvement with expertise in the design assistance to full construction installation of wick drains (prefabricated vertical drains) for use in ground improvement, ground reinforcement, and ground treatment developments. I am familiar with all types of installation equipment, including the APE units. I have prior experience providing consultations and deposition as a wick drain expert witness.

Environmental Site Remediation Expert Witness 532243

Expertise Description

I have spent over 30 years working with environmental site remediation. My expertise is in underground storage tanks, hazardous waste management, soil, and groundwater remediation, industrial site remediation act cases, phase i/ii/iii environmental audits, hazardous waste disposal, NPDES permit compliance, Clean Air Act permitting, and Safe Drinking Water Act compliance. I have provided consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony for more than two decades as an environmental site remediation expert witness.

Structural Engineer Expert 46548 CA(S)

Expertise Description

With over 40 years experience in geotechnical engineering, my expertise is in soil engineering, geology, foundation engineering, structural engineering, materials engineering, and hydrology. I also have knowledge in hillside residential developments, urban redevelopment, oil storage and water tanks, pipelines, bridges, multi-plate arch structures, waterfront structures, storm drains, reservoir embankments, and sewage disposal systems. I have spent more than 40 years as a geotechnical engineering expert witness with consultations, courtroom testimony, and deposition.

Geotechnical Engineer Expert 526969 WA

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience as a Geotechnical Engineer with expertise in rock falls, liquefaction evaluation, fault rupture, hydro consolidation, expansive soils, bearing capacity, slope stability, consolidation and settlement, seepage analysis, groundwater studies, soil density and compaction, soil stabilization, and underpinning to aid in foundation design and construction. In addition, I have performed slope stability analysis for potential hazards, seepage analysis, retaining wall design and soil nail walls, retaining wall drainage design. I have spent over 5 years providing consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony as a geotechnical engineering expert witness.

Environmental Liability Assessment Expert 522261 NJ

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years of experience in the management and implementation of environmental consulting and remediation services for utilities, major oil companies, assorted business and government. I have directly managed over $60 million in environmental projects. I have extensive experience in environmental liability assessment, control and closure. Specifically, my expertise includes remediation contract management, environmental site assessments, soil, bedrock and groundwater investigations, multisite monitoring plan implementation, expert testimony, and site closure. I also have extensive expertise in asbestos and mold survey and abatement services. I have offered numerous consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony as an environmental liability assessment expert witness.

Geology Expert 521953 CA(N)

Expertise Description

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

Geotechnical & Environmental Engineering Santa Ana Expert 508403 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years of geotechnical engineering, environmental engineering, and construction experience. I possess extensive practical experience in the investigation and management of waste piles, landfills and lined liquid and solid waste containment ponds. I am an expert in land subsidence mitigation due to groundwater withdrawal, soil stabilization with lime, cement and fly ash, and with ground strength improvement, including the construction and monitoring of major engineered fills, and mitigation of expansive and collapsible soils. I have designed several stream-bank stabilization projects, segmental-block retaining walls, geogrid-reinforced soil, and foundation underpinning and shoring systems, including tiebacks, soil nails, rock bolts and seismic tiedowns. I have over 15 years of expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Groundwater Hydrogeology Santa Ana Expert 524575 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years experience as a hydrogeologist with expertise in the exploration and development of water resources, installation and design of efficient water supply wells, groundwater basin operational yield studies, aquifer recharge/storage/recovery systems, contaminant migration investigations, and creative groundwater water-supply management and protection. I have additional knowledge in quaternary geology, water well design, hydraulics, and technology, fractured rock hydraulics, low-yield aquifers, borehole geophysics and forensic geochemistry. I have spent over 30 years providing deposition, consultations, and courtroom testimony as a hydrology expert witness.

Civil Engineering Expert 520185 AL

Expertise Description

With over 20 years experience in the field of civil engineering, I have worked on the design of highways and streets, traffic studies, rail spurs, small bridges, culverts, drainage improvements including lined and unlined open channels, site grading and drainage plans ranging from 0.25 acres to hundreds of acres, industrial site designs, facility/port security planning, hydraulic and hydrologic studies, water and sanitary sewer systems, State Highway design changes and access permit coordination, FEMA flood map revisions, Coastal and storm water permitting, Corps permitting, pipeline routing and detailed design, and other infrastructure projects. I have also spent more than a decade working as a civil engineering expert witness in Alabama. I have provided consultations, courtroom testimony, and deposition to numerous clients.

Oil and Gas Exploration Expert 511671

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years of experience in the chemical and oil and gas sectors with expertise in exploration and production. My recent work areas have focused on well construction – casing design and cementing, well integrity, solids injection (fracture slurry injection), CO2 geologic sequestration, and hydraulic fracturing/stimulation of tight oil/gas reservoirs. I have in-depth experience and knowledge of production operations, well testing, reservoir engineering, geophysical logging, drilling, stimulation, completion, and workover operations. Previous international experience includes chemical process engineering in Germany, petroleum engineering (production of oil and gas both off-shore and onshore) in Saudi Arabia, and in oil and gas E&P production/operations and waste management, and injection/disposal wells in the United States. I have over 20 years of expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Building Contractor Expert 321437 AZ

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years of experience in Civil Engineering with multiple engineering emphasis such as: Soil, Transportation and Traffic, Architectural Design, and I am also a licensed General Engineer and Building Contractor. I have built and designed custom homes, highways and roadways, and traffic signals and interchanges. I have experience with traffic control, and also retaining walls, slope repairs, townhomes, apartments, single-family homes, expansions and retrofits, and railroad construction. I have expertise in the California Building Code, seismic retrofits, manual uniform traffic control devices, cost estimating, scheduling, highway design manual, traffic manual, and public works standard plans and specifications. I have more than 5 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Irrigation Modernization Expert 504705 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 15 years experience in the field of Irrigation with expertise in modernization projects. I have experience with pump station designs, recirculation and reregulation, and improved structures and flow measurement. I have additional specialization in agricultural crop evapotranspiration estimation and GIS and remote sensing; on-farm irrigation system design, evaluation, and management; and hydraulic modeling. I have over 5 years expert witness experience.

Environmental Engineering Expert 422000 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years in the field of Environmental Engineering. Extensive experience with hazardous waste operations and emergency response training, OSHA, regulatory agencies, policies and procedures, groundwater and surface water quality, environmental protection agencies, benefit-cost analysis, air pollution, air pollution regulations, risk management, long-term liability, and Phase I environmental site assessments. I have more than 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, 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.

Geotechnical Engineering Expert 502741 UT

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years experience in the field of Geotechnical Engineering with expertise in Geotechnical Investigations, Geologic hazard evaluations, slope stability studies, pavement evaluations, distress investigations, and environmental site assessments. My project experience includes educational facilities, commercial and residential developments, a new 25-mile highway corridor, power plants, highway bridge and interchange structures, high-rise structures, roadways, pipelines, flood control channels and detention basins, reservoirs, groundwater studies, and landslide studies. My design experience includes shallow and deep foundations, pavements, retaining walls, bracing and shoring systems, small earthen dams and embankments, flood control structures, erosion protection, geotextile reinforced slopes, and dewatering systems. I have over 15 years expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Well Drilling Expert 455496 TX

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the Dewatering industry with expertise in pumps and wells. I have experience with wellpoint dewatering systems, contract preparation, horizontal well dewatering and pumping, and deep well systems. I also have knowledge of environmental drilling such as soil boring and sampling, monitoring wells, vapor extraction, air sparge, development and abandonment of wells, soil testing, soil sampling, and soil gas sampling. Additionally I am familiar with geotechnical drilling such as for piezometers and inclinometers. I have prior expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Hydrogeology Expert 325337 AK

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years experience in the field of Environmental Remediation, specializing in Hydrogeology. I have experience in assessment and remediation of soil and groundwater impacted by petroleum hydrocarbons, chlorinated solvents, and heavy metals. I have over 20 years experience in in-situ remediation as an environmental scientist, project manager, and contractor. I also have 5 years experience in the oil and gas industry as an oil exploration geologist working in Alaska and California. 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.

Toxic Chemical Exposure Expert 46386 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience as a practicing environmental law attorney and certified industrial hygienist (C.I.H.). My legal expertise includes: environmental due diligence; toxic chemical exposure; underground storage tanks; air pollution; hazardous waste disposal; groundwater contamination; environmental cleanup; abatement; and superfund sites. My health and safety expertise includes: toxicology; chemical exposure; microbial contamination; air monitoring / risk assessment (petroleum, heavy meals, toxic gases, dusts, chlorine, etc.); EPA / OSHA compliance; fire safety; site safety plans; chemical spills and emergency response / planning; regulatory compliance audits (hazardous waste disposal, air pollutant emissions, hazmat handling / storage); noise; ergonomics; laser safety; and ionizing radiation. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Construction Expert 48086 CA(N)

Expertise Description

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

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.

Environmental Sciences Expert 34350 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 15 years experience as a Geologist, specializing in environmental science and engineering projects for industrial, municipal, and legal clients. My expertise includes environmental site assessment and the appraisal of environmental work performed by third parties, including evaluation of databases, maps, soil sampling, reports and other work. I have additional experience with data management and analysis, geographic information systems (GIS), as well as preparation of demonstrative graphics for trial. I have more than 5 years expert witness experience.

Environmental Contaminants Expert 34338 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have 15 years experience conducting environmental exposure and risk assessments for contaminated sites. My area of expertise is on the fate and transport of environmental contaminants, ecological risk assessment, soil excavation, and ecological restoration. My project experience involves the monitoring and modeling of pollution sources as they relate to human and ecological health. I have investigated and designed remediation programs and risk assessments for a wide range of contaminated sites. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Soil And Flood Expert 30219 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in civil engineering, geology, and geophysics. My areas of expertise include hydrogeology, landslide, expansive soils, flood, water / sewer leaks, structural analysis, settlement, earthquake, earth movements, and groundwater evaluation, as well as vibration analysis. I have prior expert witness experience.

Nephrology Toxicology Internal Medicine Expert 28200 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 45 years experience in internal medicine, toxicology, medical toxicology, occupational medicine, alcohol, drugs, and nephrology, with a specialization in toxicology. I have testified in the California State Senate and the United States Senate on toxic groundwater contamination. I specialize in the toxicological and internal medicine aspects of injury in the workplace, product liability, personal injury, standard of care. I have more than 30 years experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Environmental Spills Expert 17762 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have 40 years experience as a civil and mechanical engineer and environmental assessor. My areas of expertise include asbestos, facility assessments, lead, radon, underground tanks, stormwater, landfill siting / design / monitoring, and soil, building assessment, soil sampling, and groundwater sampling. I have prior expert witness experience.

Geology Expert 9068 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years experience in the field of Engineering and Environmental Geology. My expertise includes project management related to evaluating geologic hazards for land use, project planning, facility siting, design, and environmental concerns. My representative environmental consultation consists of evaluation of a landfill closure plan; site hazard ranking of hazard waste sites; research on Underground Storage Tank (UST) inventory and leak detection technology; and groundwater resource evaluation and computer simulation of aquifer pump tests. My engineering geology experience further includes exploration and research for active fault evaluations; geologic mapping for new city-planning; preparation of seismic safety element; and forensic investigations of numerous foundation, retaining wall, and slope failures. I have prior expert witness experience.

Corrosion Expert 8966 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in environmental engineering. My experience includes corrosion engineering, water treatment, water quality analysis, water and wastewater treatment issues. My areas of expertise include analytical and process chemistry, water and wastewater analyses, hazardous waste management, corrosion processes and prevention, project and operations management, swimming pool sanitation equipment, water quality and treatment, wastewater treatment and disposal, food and drug chemistry, environmental sciences and engineering, laboratory management, and swimming pool water chemistry. I have more than 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Water Resources Systems Expert 8872 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in civil engineering. My areas of expertise includes: water resource systems, hydrology, hydraulics, computer modeling, water resources planning & design, engineering economy, and water resources economics. I have more than 30 years expert witness experience.

Geology Expert 351316 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years of experience in Geology as a geoscientist. I have experience managing all phases of geotechnical, geologic, hydrogeologic, and geo- environmental projects, with specific expertise in hydrogeologic exploration. My area of primary expertise is the identification, assessment and evaluation of various terrains to identify subsurface resources (groundwater, oil & gas, and geothermal heat sources). I specialize in the identification of un-adjudicated groundwater basins, conducting safe yield analyses and working with developers, municipalities, water districts, and private individuals to acquire and develop the water resources for use and/or for sale. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Hydrogeology Expert 425528 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in Hydrogeology with groundwater flow, contaminant transport, and water quality analysis. My areas of expertise include hydraulic, geochemical and contaminant fate modeling, statistical evaluation of multi-variable data, and forensic technical analysis. I have additional experience assessing the transport of oil and oil-contaminated sediment along the coast of California. I also have experience with a variety of hazardous waste, groundwater contamination, water rights, dry cleaning, dairy, surface water and underground storage tank related cases. I have over 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Geotechnical And Civil Engineering Expert 8824 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 45 years experience in civil engineering and geotechnical engineering. My expertise includes: investigations, civil design, design oversight monitoring, planning, construction inspection and distress evaluation of residential, transit, commercial and industrial facilities. I have expert consultation experience on structure distress, landslides, subsidence, settlement, expansive soils, soil excavation, grading, and drainage. I have prior expert witness experience.

Geology And Hydrogeology Expert 46424 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years experience in the field of Geology and Hydrogeology. My expertise consists of geologic and hydrogeologic characterization, industrial storm water compliance, CEQA review, investigation, and remediation strategies. I am highly involved with environmental policy concerning hazardous waste, water resources, water quality, air quality, greenhouse gas emissions, and geologic hazards. I am also knowledgeable in perchlorate contamination, estimation of clean-up costs, and impediments to intrinsic remediation. I have over 10 years expert witness experience.

Groundwater Expert 355773 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in the field of Civil, Structural, & Environmental Engineering. My areas of expertise include soil and groundwater remediation, mold, and moisture / water-related problems. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Soil And Crops Expert 349131 AZ

Expertise Description

I have 25 years experience in the fields of soils, soil fertility, soil and water conservation, soil morphology, soil classification, soil sampling, irrigation, field crops, forage crops and pastures, grain and forage crops, landscape gardening, horticulture, and environmental issues and ethics. As a geoscientist, I have consulted on the issues of management for sustainable agriculture over the Central and Southern Great Plains, irrigation water rights, soil fertility, soil salinity documentation, soil excavation, and evaluation of nitrogen and phosphorus fate in alternative cropping systems. My grant research studies consist of water retention techniques, the establishment of roadside vegetation, and soil water monitoring of subsurface drip irrigation systems. I have prior expert witness experience.

Environmental Engineering Expert 321268 FL

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years experience in Environmental Engineering. I have experience in virtually all aspects of contaminant release mechanisms and compliance; environmental assessment and remediation, with specific expertise in the due diligence and assessment process; soil and groundwater contamination assessment; fate and transport phenomena, including biological transformation and groundwater geochemical interactions; hydrogeological impact analysis; environmental and public health risk assessment; cleanup strategies and costs; building assessment; building sites; claims and loss damages; and the rules and regulations that govern these activities. I have over 20 years of expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.