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.

Aerospace Engineering Expert 530756 IN

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years of experience in gas turbine design and development that encompasses aviation, energy, marine and advanced military markets. I have developed turboshaft, turboprop and turbofan engines for a diverse application base that includes helicopters, fixed wing aircraft, auxiliary power units, stationary power generation, ships and super-sonic aircraft. I have successfully taken a broad range of commercial and military engine programs from initial concept through the certification process and into production, which included the maintenance and safety of operation for fielded engines. My flight safety responsibilities involved both conducting and overseeing accident investigations and engine failure analysis and support of ongoing litigation. I have authored and presented several professional papers on gas turbine design, hold multiple patents and am currently working on advanced propulsion system technologies targeting next generation manned and unmanned aircraft. I have spent more than 20 years providing consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony as an aerospace engineering expert witness.

Civil Engineering Expert 529733 MA

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in civil engineering with expertise in control procedures, standardization of design and procedures, site investigations, cost estimates and schedules, project management and administration, construction claims and expert testimony, environmental permitting, civil engineering, and management of municipal, marine construction and dredging projects. I have provided my services as a civil engineering expert witness for more than 15 years with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Naval Architecture Expert 523758 FL

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years' experience in naval architecture and marine engineering. My areas of focus include: structural, survey and inspection work associated with shoreside/littoral repair facilities; dry-docks; graving docks; marine rail systems; design of crane systems and lifting plans. In addition, I have experience in the following areas: Syncro-Lifts, hurricane damage, ship strikes, environmental degradation, blowouts, subsea piping system design, inert gas, piping, vapor, gas, hydraulic, compressed air systems, product carriers, bulk carriers, passenger vessels, pleasure craft, high-speed craft, littoral assault craft, and fast catamaran in and offshore. I have spent over 5 years offering consultations, courtroom testimony, and deposition as a naval architecture expert witness.

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.

Marine Surveyor Expert Witness FL 523056

Expertise Description

My practical worldwide experience in the maritime industry stretches over 40 years. My experience includes preparing comprehensive pre-purchase hull condition and marine risk, valuation, damage, and audio gauge surveys, as well as various marine investigations. My realm of expertise include new builds and major refits on large motor yachts, small craft, commercial ferries, and sailboats of steel, aluminum, wood, or F.R.P. construction I am offering my services as a maritime surveyor 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.

Maritime Engineering Expert 520212 VA

Expertise Description

My career has spanned more than 35 years in the field of Maritime Engineering with a particular focus in naval engineering, system engineering, quality assessment, and ship design support. I have additional experience in providing highly technical electrical distribution systems for Navy nuclear submarines and other US Navy ships. I have prior experience working as a maritime engineering expert witness in Virginia and have provided clients with consultations and deposition.

Ship Repair Expert 520283 LA

Expertise Description

My career has spanned more than 40 years working in all phases of the Maritime Industry with expertise in Ship Repair, Ship Construction, Shipyard Operations, as well as Marketing and Business Development of Shipyard Operations. I have also provided consultations and deposition for over 5 years as a ship repair expert witness in Louisiana.

Maritime Engineering Expert 417115 NJ

Expertise Description

My background has spanned over 40 years in the field of Maritime Engineering. My extensive experience includes working with marine torts and claims, design error, construction error, personal injury, liability and avoidance in marine design and construction, operation procedures, management procedures, design procedures, production quality control, shipbuilding practices, shipbuilding contracts, naval architecture, marine engineering, and subcontractors. I have also been working as a maritime engineering expert witness in New Jersey for more than two decades.

Maritime Expert 519133 NJ

Expertise Description

With more than 15 years experience in the Maritime Industry, I have particular knowledge of matters involving ships, ports and terminals, including oil/gas offshore installations, machinery failure investigation propulsion and ship component design, project management, and ship inspection. I have additional experience in maritime education and training in U.K, the Caribbean and U.S.A. I have prior expert witness experience.

Offshore Engineering Expert 519780 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have spent over 30 years in the Merchant Marine and Offshore Oil/Gas Industries with a particular focus in Structural steel/aluminum design and analysis; Due diligence support to ship owners/operators; Advisor to US Port Authorities on connection of merchant ships to Shore Power ("Cool Ironing"); and the Project management of large engineering projects (Structural, Electrical, HVAC, Piping, Outfitting, Machinery / Equipment installations, Hydraulic systems). I have experience with Oversight and budget responsibilities for large complex marine engineering projects, naval architecture, and structural engineering with design and construction in both steel and aluminum.

Naval Architecture Expert 520189 LA

Expertise Description

My background in the fields of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering spans over 45 years with expertise in the design, analysis, and consulting of vessel types include tanker, dry bulk, container, ro/ro, passenger, supply, research, diving support, jack ups, floaters, dry docks, etc. and have complied with applicable ocean or inland rules and regulations. I have additional expertise in producing a large number of trim and stability booklets and personally conducting a large number of inclining experiments and deadweight; sea trials; surveys; thruster installations for dynamic positioning; mooring and anchoring systems; conversion projects and new vessel designs. I have prior expert witness and testimony experience.

marine petroleum Expert 503848 WI

Expertise Description

I have more than 45 years experience in the Marine-Petroleum Industry with expertise in helping clients understand and mitigate risk in chartering and operating petroleum tank ships. I have experience with voyage and time charter petroleum tanker operations, tanker inspection and vetting administration, due diligence review of tanker and barge fleet acquisitions, incident investigation and arbitration tribunal attendance, and harbor and export system project evaluation. I have additional knowledge of offshore petroleum production; major shipyard modification program management and quality control, major oil spill response, deep-draft marine petroleum storage terminal operations, and preparation of USCG approved petroleum tanker operating procedures. I have over 5 years expert witness experience with consultation and deposition.

Coastal Engineering Expert 96979 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in oceanography, specializing in coastal engineering. My expertise includes: beach nourishment; coastal development / engineering / processes; data analysis; environmental monitoring; estuarian dynamics; hydrology; kelp reefs; lagoons; maritime engineering; nearshore oceanography; numerical modeling; offshore structure design; reefs; shoreline changes; simulations; structural dynamics analysis; tsunamis; water quality monitoring; wave measurements and climate cycles; and wetlands restoration. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Naval Architech Expert 34378 MD

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience as a Naval Architect and Marine Engineer. My expertise includes: small crafts, fishing vessels, recreational boats, yachts, ferries, shipyard productivity and claims, and offshore oil exploration. My additional areas of expertise include: slip and falls on ships, oil barges, worn non skid, commercial fishing boats, recreational boat accidents including outboard motor steering failures, PWC accidents, outboard motor support failures, off-throttle steering, boat collisions and allisions, falls aboard and overboard, high speed craft, primary and secondary structural failures, propellers, stability standards, and federal and industry boating safety standards compliance. I have prior expert witness experience.

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.

Architect Expert 454814 VA

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years in the fields of design of port, intermodal and freight logistics facilities with expertise in providing innovative solutions to the many operational, planning and design issues confronting the marine and intermodal transportation industry. I have additional experience on assisting ports, railroads, and shipping companies to recognize and prepare for future market and technological changes. As a specialist in intermodal and maritime terminal design, I have worked on major port projects throughout the United States and the world, including many deep-water general cargo ports. I have over 30 years expert witness experience.

Marine Engineering Expert 10972 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 45 years experience in naval architecture. My expertise includes: surface propulsion applications, sea trials & analysis of high speed amphibious vehicles, tank testing of propulsion systems, and vessel motion analysis. I have provided expert consultation in the areas of collision reconstruction, stern drive failures, yacht sinking, fishing vessel capsizing, and injury resulting from vessel motions, propeller contact, and other causes. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.