Metallurgical Engineering Expert Witness Illinois 511422

Expertise Description

I am an experienced metallurgical engineering expert witness with more than four decades in the industry. I have expertise in investigations involving design, manufacture, materials, and operational factors, including independent failure analyses. I specialize in complex issues involving multiple disciplines and/or accident reconstruction, with experience in both ferrous and non-ferrous alloys, including aluminum, titanium, and nickel-base superalloys. My work has included evaluation of components from aircraft, automobiles, trucks, railroad, industrial equipment, fire-damaged artifacts, electrical and gas appliances, and utility equipment. I am offering my services as a metallurgical engineering expert witness.

Swimming Pool Expert Witness Utah 535649

Expertise Description

I am a skilled swimming pool industry expert witness with over 50 years in the industry. I specialize in pool plastering, pool water chemistry and the relationships between water chemistry and pool plaster surfaces, swimming pool chemical treatments, bicarbonate start-up method, and all swimming pool maintenance. I have provided courtroom testimony, consultations, and deposition for more than two decades as a swimming pool expert witness.

Aerospace Engineer Expert Witness Anaheim 535625

Expertise Description

I am an experienced aerospace engineering expert witness with more than 45 years in the field. My expertise includes estimating, manufacturing engineering, program management, design related problems for cost reduction, delivery improvements, titanium parts, and tooling programs. I have also created applications for monolithic graphite material for tooling in the satellite and aerospace industry. I am offering my services as an aerospace engineering expert witness.

Textiles Expert Witness Oakland 535547

Expertise Description

I have over three decades experience in textile materials with expertise in first intergradation e-textiles 1999, the concept to the commercialization of new textile designs & material composites, CAD/CAM, raw materials sciences, yarn development, fabric manufacturing & finishing, garment development (size-fit-make), quality testing & analysis, international sourcing, laser cutting, no-sew methods, plasma coating, laminating/bonding and highly engineered 3-D knit shaped materials to reduce weight, waste and post manufacturing handling. I am offering my services as a textile materials expert witness.

Textiles Expert Witness NY 535471

Expertise Description

I am an experienced textiles expert witness with more than 55 years in the field. I specialize in issues pertaining to textile materials and sewn products’ performance, quality, structural design, aesthetic issues (color, pattern design), copyright infringement issues involving design patterns, defect analysis, product liability, product design and innovation, patent applications and patent infringement matters, and insurance and damages claims (affected material inventories & equipment). I have provided courtroom testimony, deposition, and consultations for over three decades as a textiles expert witness.

Plastics Engineering Expert Witness MA 528810

Expertise Description

With more than 45 years experience in plastics, I have an expertise in plastics engineering, mold design, product design, extrusion, injection molding, process control, compounding, mixing and energy requirements, and conductive additives. I am offering my services as a plastics expert witness.

Structural Engineer Expert Witness WI 503482

Expertise Description

With over 25 years experience in structural engineering, I have expertise in a full range of construction materials, including wood, masonry, reinforced and unreinforced concrete, structural steel, light-gauge steel, creating software applications for engineers, the design of steel and concrete structures, the design of wood-frame homes, and other residential and industrial/unique structures. I also conduct building inspections and am knowledgeable in assessing damage, construction defects, and design work for foundations and basements. I have provided consultations and deposition for more than a decade as a structural engineering expert witness.

Advanced Materials/Polymers Expert Witness TX 531995

Expertise Description

I am a skilled and knowledgeable advanced materials & polymers expert witness with more than 35 years experience. My expertise includes nanotechnology, environmental engineering, polymer membranes for liquid, gas, and vapor separations; controlled drug delivery devices and techniques; barrier plastics for food and specialty packaging; monomer and solvent removal from formed polymers; and water and gas purification. I have provided numerous clients with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony for over two decades as a chemical engineering expert witness.

Construction Materials Expert 531622 NV

Expertise Description

I am an experienced geotechnical engineering expert witness. For more than 40 years, I have worked with foundation engineering, construction materials (such as concrete, asphalt and soils), highway and pavement materials, slip and fall investigations, casino construction, expansive/collapsible soils, and pool construction. I have provided courtroom testimony, deposition, and consultations for more than 30 years as a geotechnical engineering expert witness.

Shotcrete Technology Expert Witness CT 531573

Expertise Description

I am an experienced and knowledgeable pool construction expert witness with over 30 years in the industry. My expertise includes concrete science and construction, particularly shotcrete technology and applications, techniques, and standards, shotcrete installation, waterfeature and geotechnical design and construction, and pool design and construction. I have spent more than a decade providing consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony as pool construction expert witness.

Plastics Patent Expert 513273 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years' consulting experience as a surface and advanced materials scientist with an emphasis in research, development, intellectual property, outreach, and training. I have worked with polymer, advanced materials, personal care products, and the pharmaceutical separations industries. My expertise includes strategic planning, patent enforcement, budgeting & control, international partnerships, due diligence, patent strategy, research & development, board presentations, patent & trademarks, technology start-ups, and business plans. I have provided solutions, technical direction and legal assistance in the fields of polymer and surface science addressing applications in consumer products, textiles, biomedical devices, and material testing. I have provided consultations, courtroom testimony, and deposition for more than 10 years as a plastics patent expert witness.

Architecture Expert 525017 KY

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years of experience as an architect in creatively applying code requirements, developing and writing building code provisions and accessibility standards (at national, state and local levels), and creatively providing equivalent alternatives to strict code interpretations before numerous boards of appeal. I have additional expertise in the regulatory development of building codes and standards and applying them to not only new construction, but to alterations in existing buildings and restoration of historic buildings. I have provided consultations, depositions, and courtroom testimony for over 30 years as an architecture 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.

Transportation Safety Expert 530843 NM

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in transportation safety with expertise in motor carrier safety, logistics, hazardous materials, transportation, and machine transport. I also have experience in Nuclear, Biological and Chemical (NBC) Safety: calculating downwind effects, identifying and mitigating NBC incidents, maintaining the NBC equipment used to identify and protect personnel against potential hazards and train personnel. I have spent more than 5 years providing consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony as a transportation safety expert witness.

Plastic/Polymers Expert 446669 VA

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years of experience in plastics and polymer research, development, design, engineering, and manufacturing. My expertise consists of plastics failure analysis and patent infringement, polymers, biopolymers, dental materials, polymer processing, electro-spinning, plastics in medical devices; and mechanical properties of plastics and polymers. I have spent more than 20 years offering deposition, consultations, and courtroom testimony for numerous clients as a plastics/polymers expert witness.

Corrosion Expert 530594 OH

Expertise Description

With over 30 years experience in chemical & bimolecular engineering, my expertise is in corrosion, Multiphase Technology, CO2 corrosion, electrochemical testing and corrosion data analysis, operation and analysis of acoustic emission in combination with tensile and fatigue testing, performance enhancement and operation of a flow system measuring erosion/corrosion. I am offering my services as a corrosion expert witness.

Wood Science Expert 58205 NY

Expertise Description

I have over spent over 20 years working with wood science. My areas of focus include construction materials; failure analyses; visual grading of lumber and timbers in-situ; mechanical testing; wood species identifications; finish problems associated with wood and wood-based materials; assessment of wood decay; insect attack and marine borers; evaluation of marine and foundation timbers and pilings; furniture design and failure; wooden ladders; moisture intrusion issues in structures; building envelope issues; assessment of mold; performance of wood plastic composites; and evaluation of glued laminated timbers. I have offered consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony as a wood science expert witness for more than 15 years.

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.

Plastics and Polymer Material Expert 525119 PA

Expertise Description

I have over 10 years of consulting experience in plastics and polymer materials, with an emphasis in plastic part design, tool design and plastics processing. Expertise includes: Plastics part design and new product development, Product design and analysis, Injection molding processing support and engineering analysis, New product development, supplying custom molded gasket products, Active packaging and electronics; Analysis of permeation in polymers, materials research, design of the product(s), Material characterization, and Material research and compounding.

Bulk Handling and Transport Expert 529678 GA

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in bulk handling and transport solutions with expertise in sales, estimating, engineering, supply, construction; rigging, reeving and hoisting procedures and designs for power plant maintenance – bracing structures, staging and permanent platforms, associated with change-out of hot reheat piping and bunker and boiler rebuilds. I have provided consultations and deposition as a materials handling expert witness for more than 5 years.

Polymer Materials Expert 529610 MA

Expertise Description

I have worked with polymer materials for over 30 years. My areas of expertise include intellectual property assessment, drafting patents, nanocomposites, nano particle dispersions, pickering emulsions, inkjet and electronic inks, surface functionalization, colloid stability, surfactant science, wetting of surfaces, capillary flow, tribology, adhesion, surface energy, polymer materials, dispersions, emulsions, interfaces, surface characterization, and formulated products. I am offering my services as a polymer materials expert witness.

Roadway Construction & Materials Engineer Expert 528762 LA

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years consulting experience as an engineer with an emphasis in construction, in addition to roadways and bridges. My expertise includes: road, street, and highway issues, coatings and other construction materials, temporary traffic control, runway and earthwork; asphalt, concrete, designs, plans, specifications, CPM scheduling (Primavera) and contract documents; right-of-way issues; and work zone safety. Additional expertise contractor bonding sureties, highway and roadway agencies, contract proposals, cost estimates, claim preparation, analysis, mediation and interim project management. I have previous experience offering consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony as a construction engineer 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.

Lumber Grading Expert 523264 GA

Expertise Description

I have over 45 years' experience in lumber, with expertise in: grading, grade supervisory services for grade stamped and non-grade stamped lumber, grade and yield surveys and informational inspections, reinspections, structure inspections, consultation regarding export lumber, alternate grades of lumber, and renewable softwood species. I have provided deposition, consultations, and courtroom testimony for more than 40 years as a lumber grading expert witness.

Civil Engineer Expert Witness WA 520319

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years experience as a Civil Engineer with expertise in the cause and origin of structural, geotechnical, and building materials failures; assessing damage in residential and commercial foundations and superstructures resulting from soil movement, snow load, water intrusion, inadequate design, wind, and other causes. I have additional experience in analyzing truss and roof system failures and providing design solutions, and analyzing premise liability and personal injury cases. I have provided consultations and deposition as a civil engineering expert witness for more than two decades.

Heavy Vehicle Specialist Expert Witness AZ 523159

Expertise Description

I am a Heavy Vehicle Specialist with over 40 years of experience. I have an expertise in Oil Field Heavy Trucking, Propane and Hazardous Materials Driving, Accident Investigating, Loading and Unloading Hazardous Liquids and Flatbed Loads, and Trucking Industry Safety Standards. I have prior experience offering my services as a heavy vehicle specialist expert witness.

Fire Cause & Origin Expert 391490 CA(N)

Expertise Description

With over a decade of experience in fire cause & origin investigations, I have an expertise in the evaluation of appliances for ignition and fire spread capability, fire initiation and growth studies, fire and computational fluid dynamic modeling, and evaluation of active and passive fire protection and fire suppression systems. I am experienced in material, ignition, and combustion studies as well as light and heavy rail car material fire performance and evaluation of passive fire protection systems for steel structures. I have provided consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony for more than 10 years as a fire cause and origin investigations expert witness.

Forensic Construction Expert 528690 IL

Expertise Description

With over 25 years experience in forensic construction, I have an expertise in forensic investigations, geotechnical investigations, environmental site assessments, indoor air quality assessments, lead/asbestos/mold investigations and remediation projects, regulatory compliance, and stormwater compliance, as well as construction materials testing for residential, commercial, and industrial properties. I have provided consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony for more than 25 years as a forensic construction expert witness.

Semiconductor Technology Expert 522439 CO

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years experience in Semiconductor Technology. I have most recently worked in Intellectual Property and Patent Asset Management, Licensing, Litigation and Technology Transfer Industries. My expertise involves: semiconductor devices, processes and systems, consumer electronics, photonics and opto-electronic devices, MEMS and sensors, inorganic and organic materials and chemicals, flat-panel displays (FPDs), biotech/medical products and systems, IP asset and patent evaluation; reverse/forensic engineering and re-engineering; patent enforcement, assertion and licensing; portfolio mining; prior art searches; technology transfer; and IP litigation support. I have spent over 15 years as a semiconductor technology expert witness with consultations, depositions, and courtroom testimony.

Mineral Valuation/Appraisal Expert 528564 AZ

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years geological experience and over 10 years of mineral appraisal/valuation experience with expertise in drilling, geotechnical investigations, geological mapping, geological interpretations, soil/aggregate and geological classifications, sampling, cartography, geospatial and 3-dimensional data modeling, construction materials (e.g. aggregates, sand and gravel, stone, gypsum, concrete, asphalt, dimension stone and decorative rock), industrial materials, base & precious metals, oil & gas, business evaluations and appraisal, machinery & equipment appraisal, and mineral stock valuations. I have spent more than 5 years providing consultations, courtroom testimony, and deposition as a mineral appraisal expert witness.

Industrial Hygiene/Asbestos Monterey Expert 528574 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 15 years experience in industrial hygiene with expertise in asbestos, industrial hygiene, leed certifications, osha & reguatory compliance, mold & fungus, safety, hazardous material assessments, and indoor air quality. I have extensive knowledge of federal and state asbestos regulations, asbestos liability, health effects, medical surveillance, respiratory protection, exposure potential associated with asbestos. I have spent over 10 years as an industrial hygiene expert witness by providing numerous clients with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Mechanical Engineering Expert 528427 WI

Expertise Description

With over 30 years experience in the field of mechanical engineering, I have worked with conveyors and systems, elevators, material lifts, industrial controls, dynamic analysis, animations, forensic engineering, intellectual property, freight lifts, ASME B20.1 Standard, ASME Safety Standards, equipment and machinery, failure analysis, hydraulics, and products liability. I have additional experience with vertical conveyors, shopping cart conveyors (adjacent to escalators), automated car parking systems, custom engineered machinery and systems, machine design, dynamic system analysis and animation (multi-body physics, motion analysis), and finite element analysis. I have provided consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony as a mechanical engineering expert witness for more than 5 years.

Geological Sciences Expert 460173 WA

Expertise Description

With over 45 years' experience in the practical application of the geological sciences, my areas of expertise include construction and professional liability claims, environmental and permitting issues, and geologic site condition analyses. I have spent more than 35 years as a geological sciences expert witness and have provided numerous clients with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

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.

Electrical Construction Expert 523958 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years experience in electrical construction with expertise in the engineering of all design build projects, project documentation including RFI’s, change orders, and project invoicing. I work closely with suppliers to ensure accurate material purchases and I also have experience negotiating change order values & validity with owners. 
I am offering my services as an electrical construction expert witness.

Materials Science Engineering Expert 315451 TX

Expertise Description

I have spent over 15 years in the fields of Materials Science and Engineering. I have an expertise in the preparation, characterization, analysis, and testing of metallic, polymeric, and ceramic materials, composites, and coatings. I have additional knowledge in failure investigations of high-temperature turbine components, piston engines, commercial products, electronic components, complex mechanical assemblies, and water distribution systems. I have provided consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony as a materials science engineering expert witness for more than 15 years.

Hazardous Materials Expert 525180 TX

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years of consulting experience in hazardous materials and dangerous goods with an emphasis in transportation and safety. I have an expertise in internationally mandated safety practices, transporting cargo via land, air and sea, training and both federal and European regulations. I have spent more than 25 years providing numerous clients with deposition, consultations, and courtroom testimony as a hazardous materials expert witness.

Medical Device Product Development Expert 521881 CA(N)

Expertise Description

As a medical device industry expert witness, I have over two decades experience in medical device technology. I have an expertise in the product development and commercialization of advanced medical devices. I have knowledge in surgical robotics, optical design, advanced microelectronics assembly and packaging, ultra-compact and wafer-level camera modules for SUDs, side-emitting laser fiber probes, and surgical energy devices. I am offering my services as a medical device expert witness.

Aerospace Biomedical Engineering Expert 520743 FL

Expertise Description

I have more than 15 years of multidisciplinary research experience in the aerospace, biomedical and defense industries. My expertise includes bone-prosthesis and retinal stent finite element analysis, damping modeling in structural dynamics, design of smart-material actuators for active control of turbomachinery blades and adaptive airfoils , sensor design and calibration, and instrumentation design. I have additional interest in experimental modal analysis and turbomachinery. I have prior experience providing my services as an aerospace expert witness.

Accident Reconstruction & Structural Analysis Expert 520330 VA

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience as a Mechanical and Structural Engineer. My areas of expertise include mechanical design, structural analysis, Finite Element Analysis (FEA), intellectual property analysis, perimeter security, transportation safety, materials testing and evaluation including failure analysis of components in vehicular, pipelines, fuel tanks, pressure vessels, accident reconstruction, accident causation, vehicle dynamics, biomechanics, safety analyses, seat belts, airbags, occupant protection systems, guardrails, crashworthiness, crash data retrieval, accident scene/roadway assessments, total station surveys of accident sites & vehicles, vehicle damage & crush analyses, delta-v, time-position-speed histories, computer simulations & animations, and technical reports. I have spent more than a decade offering consultations, courtroom testimony, and deposition as a mechanical and structural engineering 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.

Mineral Processing Expert 403237 AL

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience in the Mineral Processing Industry with expertise in tailings and long distance concentrate pipelines, feasibility study, detailed design, mud-drilling and off-shore deep wells, and hydraulic design. I have additional experience in the design of Slurry Pumps, API Pumps, Compressors and Turbines; Pressure Vessels Packages; corrosion for refineries and mining extraction; and engineering hydrocrackers, particularly catalyst based slurry hydrocrackers. I have prior experience providing consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony as a mineral processing expert witness.

Plastics Engineering Expert 519839 AL

Expertise Description

I have more than 45 years of commercial, industrial, and university experience in all aspects of plastic and polymer materials, plastic part design, tool design, and plastics processing. I have served as a plastics engineering Expert Witness in more than 25 cases, many of which have required deposition or trial testimony to be given. I am the founder and Principal Researcher of a plastics company, which consists of highly skilled plastic, chemical, and mechanical engineers who have performed consulting and research services to a variety of industries over the last 20 years.

Naval Nuclear Engineer Expert 520751 OR

Expertise Description

With over 45 years experience in the field of Naval Nuclear Power, I am an expert in nuclear reactors, metallurgy, boilers, boiler chemistry, steam turbines, hydraulics, pneumatics, pumps, valves, and cross training in electrical. I have additional knowledge in construction, startup and validation on nuclear-powered ships, and the assembly of materials and components for Heat Recovery Steam Generators.

Swimming Pool Design Expert 107419 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than two decades of experience in the field of Swimming Pool Design with an expertise in permitting, as well as code compliance and design review. I have experience with commercial and residential construction; swimming pool design and construction; structural engineering; geology and soil surcharges; plumbing, hydraulics, and system design; electrical, gas, plumbing and mechanical engineering and design; water chemistry management; computerized & automated control systems; tile, masonry, stone, coping, and plaster installation & repair; concrete construction – foundations, retaining walls, flat work and floors, and decorative concrete. I am knowledgeable in ADA regulations and compliance, and hazardous materials handling. I have over also spent over 15 years as a swimming pool design expert witness in Northern California and have provided numerous clients with consultations and deposition.

Fire and Explosion Expert 520085 WA

Expertise Description

My career as a Senior Forensic Mechanical Engineer and Fire and Explosion Investigator has spanned over 30 years, specializing in forensic analysis involving HVAC and plumbing systems, including installation errors, manufacturing defects, and construction defects. I have additional expertise in failure analysis for refrigeration systems, machinery and conveyors, maritime property damage and injury incidents, fuel and gas piping, plumbing and fire sprinkler systems, hydraulic systems, and vehicle components, related to property damage, personal injury, and fatality events. I have prior experience as a Fire and Explosion Expert Witness in Washington and have provided clients with consultations and deposition.

Materials Engineering and Metallurgy Expert 511134 NJ

Expertise Description

My career has spanned over 25 years working with materials engineering, failure analysis and engineering investigations, including litigation support. My focus has been on metallurgy, property/structure relationships, stress conditions and corrosion of both ferrous and non-ferrous materials. I have expertise in the determination of root cause and problem resolution, and extensive experience designing and conducting field and laboratory testing. I have additional expertise in the areas of materials characterization, fractography, metallography and mechanical testing. I have worked to support a broad range of industries, including railroad, automotive, aviation, recreational equipment, pharmaceutical, petrochemical, pulp & paper, food services, power generation, construction, building systems, weldments, and light manufacturing. I have also spent 15 years as a materials engineering expert witness in Illinois by providing consultations and deposition.

Plastics Expert 519007 IL

Expertise Description

My career in the plastics industry has spanned over 40 years with a focus in engineering, testing and failure analysis of products manufactured from polymeric materials, especially those intended for long-term, load bearing applications. I have additional experience in thermoplastic polymer materials, including plastic piping and geosynthetics, Physical, mechanical and environmental testing of polymeric materials Structure and properties of thermoplastic polymers, polymer alloys and blends Synthesis of thermoplastic polymers and polymer compound formulation Plastics processing methods and Analytical chemistry of organic chemical compounds. For more than 30 years, I have offered my services as a plastics expert witness in Illinois by providing consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Textiles Expert 518566 MA

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years of Textile experience with specialization in textile manufacturing processes, including spinning, weaving, knitting, dyeing, printing, and finishing. I also have experience with testing, the analysis for causes of defects, product development, and engineering designs of textile structures. My services are aimed toward determining the cause of problems associated with the appearance and/or performance of textile materials in all forms (i.e. fibers, yarns, fabrics, as well as end items) and in assisting clients develop and/or improve textile products based on the engineered design of textile structures. I have over 40 years of expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

California Architecture Expert 518639 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years of experience in Architecture with expertise in construction pricing, materials, and methods. I have been involved in a variety of commercial, industrial and institutional projects which include retail, office buildings, mid to high-rise residential, hospitals, schools, laboratories, hotels, airports, as well as a variety of Federal buildings and facilities. My professional skills include cost management, conceptual estimating, as well as estimating and cost planning, project management, scheduling and change orders, medication, and the development of strategies. I have over 35 years of expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Biotech Engineering Expert 446602 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in the field of Mechanical Engineering with expertise in high-technology applications. I have experience with medical device/biotech product development & concept design, patent and intellectual property research and due diligence, biomaterials applications, portable devices, keypads, robust design, reliability and durability, and manufacturing technology. I have additional experience with reliability and failure analysis services, composite materials, and wind and alternative energy applications. I have over 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Highway Construction Expert 517342 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years of Construction experience with expertise in heavy-highway projects and construction materials, as well pavement materials and construction. I have over 30 years of Senior Management responsibility. My company specializes in heavy civil engineering projects, highway and rail construction, pavements and pavement materials, construction claims, and dispute resolution and construction defects. I have over 20 years of expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

LED Expert 508506 AK

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years of experience in development characterization, manufacturing and incorporation of phosphor materials into optical, security, authentication, and in various electronic devices. I am also familiar with thermal management, suppliers of LEDs and LED components, and optics and optical design involved lighting for various applications. I have prior expert witness experience.

Plastic Materials Expert 508808 NY

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years of experience in the field of Materials Science with expertise in packaging, materials technology, business development, operations management, strategic planning and R&D working for resin producers, converters and food companies. I have a very broad knowledge base having worked in the areas of: R&D, Sales, Technical Services, Marketing, Mergers and Acquisitions, and intellectual property. I have developed marketing plans for the use of biopolymers for wound care, cosmetic formulation, non-woven applications and latex emulsions for paper and film substrates. I have extensive knowledge of Plastics Materials, Rheology, Morphology, and Plastics Processing Technologies. I have prior expert witness experience with consultation and deposition.

Automotive Lighting Expert 170265 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience as a Laboratory Director specializing in Automotive Lighting and LED technologies. I have an in-depth knowledge of all automotive exterior lighting equipment from inception, design, and manufacture, as well as the national and international regulatory requirements. I have an excellent understanding of existing automotive LED patents and have supported depositions and inquiries related to patent infringements and patent litigation. I have over 5 years expert witness experience.

Conveyor Expert 128471 AL

Expertise Description

I have over 45 years experience specializing in handling, transport, storage and loading of unit and bulk materials by conveyor systems. My expertise includes: design of materials handling systems and conveyors of various types as in: belt conveyors, screw conveyors, roller, slider, overland, pipe, steep angle, screw, drag, bucket elevators and pneumatic. I have additional expertise in specialty mobile machines, (track, rail, and wheel mounted), stackers, reclaimers, snow loaders, mobile screening plants, self-unloading trains and ships, ship unloaders and shiploaders. My design experience includes auxiliary process equipment, truck and rail car loading and unloading systems, thaw sheds, dust collection & suppression systems, feeders, bins, hoppers, scales, mixers, screens, and crushers, all of which have been utilized by the following industries: power, mining and quarrying, aggregate, grain, aluminum, steel, minerals processing, cement, pulp & paper, ports & intermodal terminals, chemical plants, cogeneration of electricity, concrete block and brick, ore heap leaching, refineries, hazardous waste, recycling & composting. I have more than 10 years 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.

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.

Civil Engineering Expert 107331 FL

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience as a civil engineer, specializing in structural engineering. My expertise includes: advanced composites; blast testing; bridge inspection; bridge rehabilitation; civil infrastructure renewal / sustainability; composites; concrete; concrete inspections; concrete repair / rehabilitation; construction defects; construction materials; failure analysis; ferrocement; fiber reinforced concrete; FPR; laboratory testing; masonry standards; materials engineering; non-destructive testing; reinforced concrete; research and development; steel reinforced polymers; strength evaluations; structural analysis; and structural fiber reinforced plastics. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience.

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.

Plastic Pipes Expert 56947 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years in industrial technology, specializing in plastics, silicones, adhesives, abrasives, composites, polymers, tapes, epoxies, and sealants, with experience in the aerospace, aircraft, automobile, marine, medical, and other general industries. My expertise includes: account management; contracts; failure analysis; industrial; vehicle; motorcycle; laboratory testing; inventory and distribution logistics; material qualifications; packaging; process development; patent protection, product development and management; quality assurance; training; and troubleshooting. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Fire Expert 55533 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience as an Aeronautical / Mechanical Engineer specializing in fire physics, thermodynamics, combustion, and heat / mass transfer. My expertise includes: micro-gravity combustion; micro-combustion power generation; meso- and micro-scale combustion; self-heating, pyrolysis, and self-ignition of combustible materials; liquid fuel pool burning; smoldering and transition to flaming; ignition / fire propagation in solid and liquid fuels; wild-land fire propagation; and wild-land fire spotting through burning particles and embers. I have additional experience in explosions and accidental fires in vehicles, aircraft, commercial fires, wild land fire, residential / commercial buildings, and petro-chemical plants. I have more than 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Wood Product Expert 51143 MS

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years of diversified research and development and plant management experience predominantly in the forest products industry with major international chemical and wood product organizations. My expertise includes biocides (pressure/non-pressure), fire retardants, formulation development, wood treatment processes, wood chemistry, standardized testing, basic research, wood adhesives, code and regulatory issues, building systems, distribution and transmission poles, utility poles, Copper Chrome Arsenate (CCA), quality control (SPC, TQM) with numerous publications, presentations and patents in these areas. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

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.

Construction Materials Expert 42140 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in Civil Engineering. I have experience with structural materials, materials testing, engineering design, project management, and construction management specializing in masonry structures including un-reinforced masonry, hollow clay tile, and concrete masonry units. I have more than 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Wood And Material Science Expert 40925 CT

Expertise Description

I have over 50 years experience in wood and materials science, product design and liability, structural analysis, fracture mechanics, and mechanical engineering. I have extensive experience with ladders, scaffolding, furniture, pilings, trusses, and wood structural problems. I have more than 35 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Accident Investigation And Reconstruction Expert 40226 LA

Expertise Description

Mechanical and electrical engineer experienced in: design and testing; friction, corrosion and stress analysis; accident investigation and reconstruction; material and component failure analysis; stress and vibration; materials characterization and testing; electrical fires cause and origin investigations; product liability, reliability, and patent review; as well as, slip and fall, lightning, and electrocution.

Paint Coatings Expert 29293 IL

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience in the paint and coatings industry. My expertise includes industrial coatings, trade sale and consumer paints, adhesives, chemical specialty products, resins, and polymers, including their developments, testing, and production. I also have experience in aerosols and spray products, hazardous chemicals, labels and warnings, and household chemicals. I have consulted on several cases involving slip and fall on painted surfaces and have experience with slip resistance. I am able to determine coefficient of friction measurements and can offer opinions on the appropriateness of various types of paint on concrete walking surfaces. I have additional expertise in paint and coating technology and am able to analyze floor coating for the presence or absence of various additives. I have over 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Wood Chemistry Expert 28961 WA

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years experience as an expert in Wood Chemistry, specializing in adhesive and wood properties. I am knowledgeable in identifying molds and fungi on wood and how they affect the strength of the wood, how they start, spread and affect adhesives or fastenings in the wood. I have more than 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Industrial Safety Expert 28192 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in industrial and mechanical engineering specializing in the aerospace, nuclear, shipbuilding, and computer industries. My areas of expertise include plant layout, material handling, crane failures, quality control, machine design, construction cost estimating, custom equipment design, and plant relocation. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

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.

Packaging Expert 20630 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in packaging, can seaming, packaging line systems, package design for product protection, evaluatation of package specifications, automation for packaging, and packaging forensics. I have more than 25 years expert witness experience with 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.

Machinery Accidents Expert 17747 CA(S)

Expertise Description

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I have over 30 years experience in mechanical engineering in the industrial and manufacturing sector, including over 15 years experience in the design of machinery, manufacturing processes, and product design. My experience includes all levels with industrial equipment from hand tools, to operating large punch presses, to printing presses, and to the design of ultra-precision micro-inch accuracy optical lathes. I have 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Chemistry Expert 9226 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 50 years experience in the field of Chemistry. My areas of expertise include chemical accident reconstruction, general and organic chemistry, spontaneous combustion, cosmetics, cement, chemical safety, fumigants, decomposition of chemicals, metals and chemical explosions, pyrotechnics, Toluene Diisocyanate (TDI) exposure, polyurethane foams, degradation of plastics, structures and properties of psychoactive drugs, corrosive acids and bases, propane and flammable propellants, airbag detonators, solvents, bleach and chlorine, surfactants and detergents, incompatible chemicals, hydrogen sulfide, and preservatives. I have additional experience with causes and accelerants of fire, chemical properties, chemical asphyxiants, acid damage to paint, automotive additives, investigation of substance causing burn injuries, and corrosive properties. I have over 40 years expert witness experience.

Product Liability Failure Analysis Expert 9027 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the field of Mechanical Engineering. My areas of expertise include failure analysis and design of consumer products and industrial equipment: pressure vessels, heat exchangers, valves, piping, general machinery, frame and structural components, compressors, pumps, turbines, ladders, chairs, bicycles, automobiles, trucks, railcars, and aircraft components. My specialties include: True color 3D Laser and Structured Light scanning documentation of small parts, vehicles (e.g. crush), equipment, and accident and crime scenes. My experience also includes preserving evidence digitally, measuring parts, and comparing vehicle crush. My additional expertise includes computer simulation and animation, 3D fly around, video, photographic and poster board presentation, and engineering technical services, as well as extensive experience in industrial equipment injuries and failures, including fans and other rotating machinery. I have over 10 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.

Hazardous Waste Pollution Expert 8802 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in analytical chemistry and environmental chemistry. As a Laboratory Director, I have experience in both laboratory and laboratory management. My chemistry-related areas of expertise include: characterization and organic chemistry of hazardous waste and wet chemistry methods, absorption and extraction techniques. I have more than 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

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.

Construction Expert 348391 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 15 years experience in the field of Construction specializing in residential, commercial, and high-rise construction. My areas of expertise include cost estimates, bid solicitations, contracts, schedules, project management, and accounting. My experience also includes participating in strategic decisions for various companies, forensic investigation, document analysis, development of repair recommendations, cost estimating, contract disputes, mold investigation, and building code and materials research.

Electrical Engineering Expert 464574 NY

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the field of Electrical Engineering with expertise in Light-Emitting Diodes (LED), semiconductors, solid state lighting, and solid-state devices. I have experience with systems engineering, physics, superlattices, and quantum mechanics. I have over 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Flooring Expert 458875 FL

Expertise Description

I have more than 45 years experience in the field of Floor Coverings with expertise in complaint related issues with installation, manufacturing or locally caused issues of all flooring materials. This includes wet area bathroom materials and installation inspections and I am capable of performing pre-installation inspections for job start-ups for all floor coverings. My knowledge includes: installation of carpet, ceramic, resilient, engineered & solid hard wood flooring and moldings, Color Blending, Pile Lifting, Steaming, Back Bending Carpet Tiles, and Shearing. I have over 5 years experience as a floor coverings expert witness with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Optical And Photonics Science Expert 454502 AZ

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in the field of Optical Sciences and Physics with expertise in specialty research on photonics, growth and structure of Thin Films, Optical Data Storage, X-Ray Optics, Metallic Superlattices, Magnetism, Superconductivity, Electronic Engineering, and Computerized Imaging. I have over 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Material Science And Engineering Expert 441187 WA

Expertise Description

I have more than 5 years experience in the field of Materials Science and Engineering. My expertise includes electrochromic window technology, chemistry, intelligent materials and systems, photovoltaic and electrochromic functions, ion storage materials, synthesized electrochromic materials, film technology, gel polymer electrolytes, and other inorganic and organic materials.

Chemistry Analysis Expert 383445 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 45 years experience in the field of Analytical Chemistry. My areas of expertise include surface and microanalysis and materials characterization. My experience ranges from teaching and supervising graduate students at three world-class universities to managing analytical service laboratories in support of corporate and academic research. I have experience with the foundation of several commercial analytical service companies in support of a wide breadth of industrial and academic research entities. I utilize experimental design in determining root causes and choosing optimum analytical techniques. I employ such methods and techniques as bulk / surface analysis and electron microscopy. I have over 35 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Metallurgy And Material Engineering Expert 327653 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 55 years experience in the field of Metallurgy and Materials Science. My experience includes materials analysis, failure analysis, and material trade-off evaluation in the areas of products, patents, and product liability investigations. I am highly familiar with stress corrosion fracture toughness of various titanium alloys, high strength stainless steels, and aluminum alloys; thermo-mechanical treatments; cold-forging applications; deformation mechanisms; automotive suspension springs; and metallic filters. I have over 35 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Metallurgy Expert 404809 NY

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years in the field of Metallurgy and Mechanical Engineering Industry. My extensive experience includes materials science and engineering; metallurgical engineering, processing science and microstructure design of ceramic thin films, bulk ceramics, and hybrid materials; nanostructured oxide films and nanoparticles; biomimetic synthesis; template-directed nucleation and growth of ceramic materials; oxidation of metals, including indium, tin, solders, and copper; and atomistic and continuum-level simulation and modeling. My additional experience includes failure analyses of materials exposed to various conditions involving stress, temperature, and impact. My research areas include mechanical properties of materials used to evaluate the capacity of materials under various conditions.

Plastics Expert 323761 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in the Plastics Industry. My expertise includes overall plastics manufacturing operations management, plastic testing and failure analysis, materials selection, new product design, design analysis, manufacturing assistance and tooling to testing, and patent infringement. I have additional knowledge with artificial turf, and artificial sports fields. I have over 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Structural Damage Expert 324766 AZ

Expertise Description

I have more than 15 years experience in the field of Structural Engineering, Defects, Damage & Failure Analysis. My expertise includes investigations on structural damage, failure, and collapse as wells as defect studies and code compliances. I teach courses on structural design, earthquake engineering, and material properties. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Civil Engineering Expert 107650 AZ

Expertise Description

I have over 50 years experience as a Civil Engineer. My expertise includes drainage design & Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), construction, hydrologic analyses, site-work, facility assessments, and hydraulic computations, as well as working with storm drain channel systems and pipe systems. I have extensive technical knowledge of all phases of site development design, with particular emphasis on grading, drainage, pavements, and civil utilities. I also have substantial experience with engineering portions of site selection studies and evaluations, many of which ultimately developed into design and construction projects ranging in size from small commercial and industrial parcels to large public and private developments. I have more than 30 years expert witness experience.

Construction Expert 354999

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience as an expert consultant in a wide variety of construction-related fields. My expertise includes building sites, facility assessments, forensic inspections and construction projects, testing and evaluation, scheduling, construction estimate preparation, construction document peer review, site-work, site inspections, and evaluations; code and materials review, cost and scheduling/delay analysis, development and management of remedial design recommendations utilized for cost estimating, repair and design/build applications. I have worked on construction, remodeling, and remedial repairs on large single-family and multi-family residential projects, multi-family apartment and condominium complexes. I over 15 years of expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Textiles And Fabrics Expert 321757 GA

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in textiles engineering technology. My expertise includes fabric flammability, quality assurance, fiber engineering, fire performance of fabrics and other materials used for wearing apparel and interior furnishings. My additional expertise includes flammability standards, fabric care, useful life of textiles, testing on textiles and dyestuffs, conventional and new texturing technology processes, and development of inter-laboratory studies. I have more than 30 years of expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Fire Protection Engineering Expert 55213 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in fire protection engineering, specializing in combustion science, fire modeling, fire protection engineering, fire research, heat transfer, optical properties of surfaces, and thermal physics. My experience includes matters pertaining to combustion and explosions; thermal radiation; foam, gas phase, and powder fire extinguishers; smoke detectors; private and commercial aircraft fires, vehicle fires and watercraft fires; residential building fires; commercial building fires; industrial building fires; rural, suburban, and urban fire hazards; and fire performance and spread in electrical cable arrays. I have more than 35 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Robotics Expert 324840 VA

Expertise Description

I have more than 15 years in the field of Engineering. My expertise includes mechatronics, robotics, automated control systems and automation, mechanical design, vibration, mechanism design, machine design, and product development and integration. I have additional knowledge in mobile robotics for military and police applications, human robotic interaction, microprocessor-based applications, and computer aided design (CAD). I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Civil And Structural Engineering Expert 48402 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in structural engineering. My expertise includes: design, finite element analysis, repair, manufacturing, and testing of applications involving concrete, steel, fiberglass, masonry, composites, as well as other materials. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.