Expert 369491 - WA

Expertise Description

I have spent over 30 years as an elevator consultant. My expertise lies in the construction, modernization, design and audit services to improve the performance and safety of new and existing elevator and escalator systems. I have offered my services as an elevator construction expert witness by providing consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

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.

Expert 506967 - TX

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years of experience in the field of Mechanical Engineering with expertise in mechanical design. My competencies include moisture control, combustion systems, system and mechanical design, sensor integration, incompressible flow, psychrometry, data analysis, sealing systems, and failure analysis. As a Principal Investigator I have worked on various projects such as the development of planetary style traction drive CVT to control the velocity of an alternator on a military vehicle, and fuel economy benefits analysis of using continuously variable accessory drives. I have over 15 years of expert witness experience with consultation and deposition. As an expert witness I have worked on patent infringement cases.

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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.

Expert 506679 - AL AK AZ AR BC CA(N) CA(S) CO CT DE DC FL GA HI IA ID IL IN KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA QC RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WY WI

Expertise Description

I have over 10 years of experience in industrial controls. I was founder and CTO of a company providing advanced motion control for industrial cranes and robotic material handling systems. In this capacity I architected technologies now well-known for enhancing crane-ease-of-use and safety. These have been adopted by Caterpillar, Cummins, Johnson Controls, GM, Hyundai, Toyota, Ford, Kia, Alcoa, Novelis and other first-tier manufacturers. I have extensive experience in motion control, dynamics, vibration, PLCs, system design, machine vision, and photogrammetry. I am an active lecturer on various mechanical and controls engineering topics including The Design Process, Advanced Motion Control, Mechatronics, and Engineering Intellectual Property. I have presented invited talks at premiere institutions including the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Kumoh National University of Technology, the Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute, Hyung Hee University, and others. I have published numerous refereed journal and conference articles pertaining to industrial motion control and human factors in crane control, and hold one patent related to crane control. A second application has been submitted. I am engaged in directing research efforts investigating crane control, motion planning, crane safety systems, and collision avoidance. I have also worked as an industrial crane controls expert witness in Georgia.

Expert 520903 - MO

Expertise Description

I have over two decades of experience in Mechanical Engineering manufacturing fuel-fired appliances. I have expertise in fire causation and explosion investigations, manufacturing equipment evaluations, failure analysis of components, product liability evaluations, fuel-fired appliances, gas supply systems, HVAC equipment, residential/commercial building code compliance, and fire suppression systems. I have also spent time as a mechanical engineering expert witness in Missouri.

Expert 520672 - IL

Expertise Description

My career has spanned more than 40 years in the field of Biomechanical Engineering with expertise in Product Design, Development, and Manufacturing, as well as Biomechanics and Computational Dynamics. I am also skilled with technical disciplines associated with medical device design and manufacturing; as well as advanced education in bio-mechanics with a number of papers published in bio-medical analysis of joint and muscle function.

Expert 519923 - NY

Expertise Description

My career of over 30 years has been focused on mechanical engineering with a particular expertise in the cause and origin of auto, truck, tractor-trailer, bus, motorcycle, snowmobile, bicycle, and other non-motorized vehicle accident investigations; accidents related to design or manufacturing defects and improper use of products; assessment of construction accidents, including examination of equipment, equipment use, safety features and guarding; integrity analysis of commercial and residential buildings; and slip and fall accidents, walkways, stairways, ramps, pavement, and floors. With more then 15 years as a mechanical engineering expert witness in New York, I have offered consultations, courtroom testimony, and deposition.

Expert 520003 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

My prior experience in the field of Mechanical Engineering has been focused on engineering design, prototyping, and manufacturing. My past large design projects have been devices which people interact with, mostly in athletics, but also some smaller devices. My projects include the commercialization of a ski binding plate designed to reduce the probability of suffering an ACL injury while skiing, a 250 million dollar problem in the USA affecting over 20,000 people a year. I am available in Northern California as a mechanical engineer consultant and sports equipment expert witness.

Expert 457056 - FL

Expertise Description

With more than 55 years experience in the state of Florida working in the field of Mechanical Engineering, I have specialized in HVAC, plumbing, and building envelope integrity. I have additional knowledge in fire protection and electrical engineering for buildings. For over 30 years, I have offered my services as a mechanical engineering and HVAC expert witness in Florida by providing consultations for various clients, as well as deposition and courtroom testimony.

Expert 516675 - FL

Expertise Description

My background of more than 20 years working in HVAC design has been focused on thermal and electric power plant design, operations and maintenance, mechanical process design, heating and cooling distribution, specialty air and fluid systems, plumbing, energy procurement, and environmental permitting for commercial and industrial facilities. I have been involved with project development and equipment evaluation through performance estimations and financial analysis, design, and specification of equipment and processes, construction management, and commissioning and operations. I have spent over 5 years providing my services as an HVAC design expert witness in the state of Florida.

Expert 518848 - NY

Expertise Description

My career of over 20 years in the field of mechanical engineering has specialized in finite element analysis, strain gage testing, mechanical design, and fatigue design. I have additional knowledge in linear and non-linear studies, contact analysis, bolted joints, welds, fatigue, modal analysis, and both steady state and transient thermal studies, including thermal-structural interactions.

Expert 519091 - AL

Expertise Description

I have worked for more than 15 years in Firearms Design as a design engineer in the Firearms Industry. I have expertise in CAD (solid modeling, surfacing, drafting) with most recent experience using Solidworks & CATIA V5, SDRC I-DEAS & Pro-E. I have additional expertise in project management, design of new product platforms and line extensions, design of components and mechanisms, troubleshooting design issues, designing tests and conducting development qualification testing, designing machined components, forging, injection molded plastic and composite parts, MIM parts, investment castings, springs, stampings, bolts, receivers, and barrels, line extensions to existing rifles and the design, development, and delivery to market of the M&P-10 rifle platform.

Expert 19556 - WA

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in engineering specializing in fires; explosions; fire protection; civil, electrical and mechanical failure analysis; design; construction; management of industrial plant production equipment; material handling machinery; and explosive mining equipment. My areas of expertise include fire cause and origin, explosions, large loss expert coordination and related mechanical and electrical failures. I have previously been deposed and have testified as an expert witness.

Expert 511375 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

My background in design and construction administration has lasted for more than 30 years with expertise in mechanical, plumbing, fire protection and energy management systems for commercial, institutional and residential facilities. I have additional knowledge in design and forensic analysis of HVAC, plumbing, fire protection and energy management systems. I have been recruited for previous expert witness work.

Expert 518054 - UT

Expertise Description

I have more than 10 years of experience in Mechanical Engineering. I also have experience as a Professional Engineer, as well as a design engineering for cargo tanks, and have worked as a forklift operator trainer. I have designed and analyzed numerous products including end dump trailers, side dump trailers, pneumatic trailers, tarping systems, insulated aerial lifts, automated refuse trucks, refuse truck safety systems, material handling equipment, patient moving systems, bike racks and numerous custom testing devices. Some of the testing I have performed includes: cycle testing, strength testing, deflection testing, function testing, and different types of destructive and non-destructive testing to acquire the necessary data. I am familiar with patent prosecution and patent litigation and have written multiple provisional patent applications, and specifications for utility patents. I have also created line drawings for multiple patent applications. I have also been involved in patent litigation and performed multiple invalidity and infringement analyses. I have over 5 years of expert witness experience with consultations and deposition.

Expert 517127 - LA

Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years of experience in the field of Mechanical Engineering. As Principal Engineer of my firm, I perform finite element analysis (FEA) and computations fluid dynamics (CFD) for design, failure analysis, and fitness-for-service for process and mechanical equipment. I have experience with general code issues, metallurgical failure analysis, product laboratory testing; materials, corrosion, metallurgical, and weld procedure; and troubleshooting services. I also process-design and vibration analysis support. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 514999 - NY

Expertise Description

I have more than 15 years of experience in Mechanical Engineering. As a Professor, my teaching strengths include the energy sciences such as thermodynamics, heat transfer, and fluid dynamics, and engineering mechanics such as the fundamentals of mechanical design, strength of materials, and statics. Research has included a project focused on developing and testing alternative fueled engines utilizing advanced combustion methods, development of a 50hp two –stroke spark ignition engine that operates on heavy fuel such as JP-8 and synthetic diesel generated from natural gas, and attempting to establish a research project focusing on identifying best practices for the teaching of STEM classes, specifically thermo science. I have prior expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 508109 - FL

Expertise Description

I have more than 5 years experience in the automotive engineering sector with specific experience in the automotive manufacturing of both OEM components and full vehicle assembly / manufacturing. My Ph.D. research is on complex systems design and the development of computational representations and reasoning in design. I have worked on multiple sponsored projects funded by partners such as NASA, Michelin, and BMW. I currently serve as an assistant professor at a University where I work on a multitude of automotive and systems engineering projects.

Expert 501937 - MA

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the field of Software Development with expertise in verification/validation projects for medical devices. I have experience with infusion pumps (syringe, ambulatory, and high-volume multi-channel), blood separators, auditory screening and diagnostic equipment, electro-chemical luminescence biotechnical lab instrumentation, immunoassay sequencing system, arrhythmia detection monitors, spirometry, blood cell counters, cavernosal nerve surgical tracer, breast cancer imaging system, consumer level glucose meters, battle field/disaster triage management system, marine electronics, hemo-dialysis systems, and IV bag compounding systems. I have over 10 years expert witness experience with consultation and deposition.

Expert 169651 - AZ CA(N) CA(S) WA

Expertise Description

I have over 45 years of varied experience in commercial aviation with Aeronautical and Mechanical Engineering and management. My expertise includes engine and propulsion (development, alteration, noise attenuation, repair and maintenance. My additional expertise includes equipment purchases, FAA regulations, leasing, and insurance issues; accident investigation and failure analysis; and aircraft salvage and rebuilding. I also have experience in establishing and directing engineering, engine part counterfeit, maintenance, and alteration facilities. I have more than 35 years expert witness experience.

Expert 170265 - CA(N) CA(S) MI NY OH WI

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.

Expert 127972 - KY

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years experience in engineering, manufacturing, and management, specializing in forensic engineering and accident reconstruction. My expertise includes: lifts, hoists, jacks, cranes, industrial machines, hydraulic equipment, tools, material handling, fork lifts, aerial work platforms, loaders, automotive lifts, and scissor lifts. I have additional expertise in product safety, product failures, product liability, testing, compliance with standards (American National Standards Institute (A.N.S.I.) and International Organization for Standardization (I.S.O.)), and compliance with regulations (Occupational Safety and Health Administration (O.S.H.A.), Environmental Protection Agency (E.P.A.), and Department of Transportation (D.O.T.)), and adequacy of warnings, instructions, and labels. My experience includes the development of explanatory exhibits and the preparation of evidence for trial. I have over 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 160956 - TX

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years of experience in design, manufacturing, and equipment engineering, with an emphasis on equipment used in oil and gas field servicing. My expertise includes: triplex / quintiplex pumps and pumping systems; jet, batch, and recirculating mixers; cement / sand bulk handling systems; coil tubing injectors; carbon dioxide / nitrogen equipment; equipment packaging on trucks, trailers, skids, barges, and offshore installations; engine, transmission, and various drive train systems for pumps, vehicles, and auxiliary equipment; hydraulic fracturing; cementing; acidizing; blenders; cooling system design for engine, transmission, pumps, and hydraulics; hydraulic applications; open and closed loop circuits; truck chassis and trailer design; Department of Transportation (D.O.T.), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (O.S.H.A.), and environmental regulations; and wireline trucks. I have additional expertise in design, manufacturing, problem solving, improvement of existing equipment, fleet evaluation, equipment personnel training, and safety training. I have over 5 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 128394 - DC TX

Expertise Description

I have over 50 years experience as a Laboratory Director specializing in mechanical design engineering, with an emphasis in all phases of industrial equipment and machinery design, vibration, including fans, blowers, motors, generators, engines, couplings, gearboxes, dynamometers and rolling mills. My expertise includes: troubleshooting of aircraft gas turbine engines and accessories, auxiliary power units, rotary wing drive gearboxes and gear trains. My expertise also includes: various motors, blowers, and variable frequency drives as well as ship propulsion systems, including diesel and gas turbine engines. I have additional expertise in troubleshooting, machinery malfunctions and failures, and machinery accidents, including accidents leading to extensive property damage, injury, and death. I have extensive experience in the use of vibration as a diagnostic tool, as well as high speed rotor balancing. I have experience with planning and executing heavy machinery lifts, evaluations of reinforced concrete foundations, and evaluations of fabricated machinery support structures, advanced vibration analysis and applications. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 107538 - FL

Expertise Description

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

Expert 48690 - OR

Expertise Description

I have over 15 years experience as a mechanical engineer. My areas of expertise include: design (fire protection, H.V.A.C., plumbing, process piping systems); construction administration and commissioning services; and due diligence analysis. My experience includes apartments, commercial properties, condominiums, conference centers, hotels, industrial spaces, multi-use buildings, parking garages, residential buildings, restaurants, and townhouses. I have expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 96755 - MN

Expertise Description

I have many years experience as a practicing mechanical engineer specializing in intellectual property, personal injury, product liability, and professional malpractice. My expertise includes: agricultural equipment; automated control systems; chain saws; consumer electronics; digital electronics; electrical appliances; electronic games and toys; electrical fires; electric / gasoline engine power tools; electric utility power plants; ergonomics; forensic engineer; forensic engineering; hand tools; heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (H.V.A.C.) systems; industrial electronics; laboratory testing; leaf blowers; manufacturing equipment; manufacturing processes; medical devices; model designs; mowers; process control systems; quality control; railroad memorabilia; railway equipment; railway operations; regulatory compliance; safety interlocks; and water filtration systems. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 96606 - IL

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience as a mechanical engineer with emphasis on safety and design analysis. My expertise includes: cost estimation; safety research; industrial accidents; product accidents / liability; machinery, mechanical components, and consumer products design and safety analysis; and on-site and laboratory accident investigations. I have additional expertise in: agricultural engineering; crane safety devices; farm machinery; forensic engineering; guardrail testing; ladders; power lines; press guards; trailer hitches and towbars; truck-mounted ladder racks; and wood railings. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 56034 - OH

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience as a mechanical engineer, specializing in thermal systems engineering, including industrial energy conservation, recovery, and all related processes and equipment. My expertise includes: industrial process improvement; cogeneration; power plant engineering; utility generation; code compliance; chemical / industrial processing; pressure vessels; fuels / combustion; boilers; furnaces; medical waste incinerators; and power piping. I have more than 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

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.

Expert 51934 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years experience in mechanical engineering for product failure analysis, personal injury analysis, property loss, accident reconstruction, accident causation, equipment evaluation, systems evaluation, construction accidents, general industry accidents, project evaluation, and safety and maintenance procedures. I specialize in residential heating and cooling including: decorative fireplaces, space heaters, wood burning fireplaces, wall furnaces, forced-air furnaces, log lighters, air conditioners, and dehumidifiers. I have additional experience in residential ranges, water heaters, gas or wood-burning appliances, and barbeques, and commercial hot plates, water heaters and boilers, deep fat fryers, catering truck fryers, commercial ranges, and commercial quick disconnects for gas lines. My experience with consulting work includes: construction accidents; falls, including slips and trips; furniture defects; residential, commercial, and industrial appliances; printing presses; lawn and garden tools; woodworking equipment; power saws; hand tools; lifting equipment; elevators, escalators; scaffolds, ladders; and recreational equipment defects and failure. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 48394 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience involving design engineering, project management, and construction management of industrial power generation, cogeneration, standby emergency power units, emergency diesel generators, and gas turbine generation systems. I specialize in analytical services relating to plant performance, monitoring, control, fuel processing, and safety. My particular expertise for projects involve industrial gas turbines, such as Allison 501/570 series in standby power and cogeneration applications, and for stationary power generation and marine propulsion using large diesel engines such as ElectroMotive Diesels in both diesel electric and diesel reduction configurations. I have experience in application and special project modifications of micro-turbines for power generation and Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) applications. My special expertise includes interpretation of and conformance to codes and standards as applicable to power generation and marine propulsion fields, including NFPA-70 (National Electric Code), ASME, ASTM, ANSI, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR's). I have special training and experience in systems integration, Failure Modes & Effects Analysis (FMEA) and system level reliability analysis. I have more than 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 45644 - CA(N) NV

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years experience as a mechanical engineer with design and analysis of complex transportation systems, project planning and implementation, and feasibility studies. My past transportation projects have included intercity, commuter, rapid transit, high-speed, and light rail systems, alternative and conventional fuel buses, Automated Guideway Transit (AGT), and Personal Rapid Transit (PRT). My transportation evaluation and planning studies have included detailed assessment of transit technologies and economic analysis of capital, operational, and maintenance costs. I have also performed business planning and diversification studies, competitive analyses, market research, and economic forecasting. I have over 10 years expert witness experience.

Expert 43022 - FL

Expertise Description

Ph.D., P.E. – Licensed Mechanical Engineer. Experienced in accident investigations and reconstruction, as well as, human factors and biomechanics. Machine design, consumer products, fire cause and origin. Licensed pilot with IFR rating; can provide aerial photography. Licensed commercial driver with tanker, hazardous materials, and passenger endorsements.

Expert 17847 - AZ CA(S) CO CT DE DC FL GA HI IL IN KY MD MA MN MS MT NV NM NY OH OR PA SC TX UT VA WA WI

Expertise Description

I have over 55 years as a mechanical engineer and safety professional. My expertise includes: the design of filters, swimming pools, marine fish / mammal areas, commercial and industrial filtration / water treatment systems, and analysis and reconstruction of aquatic accidents (spas, swimming pools, and natural bodies of water) involving codes and standards, construction, diving, drowning, slides, suction entrapment, lighting, operations, signage, and slips, trips and falls. I have more than 35 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 43224 - FL

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in mechanical engineering. My expertise includes elevator inspector, vehicle accident reconstruction, low speed impact, product liability (ladders, chairs, elevators, hydraulic lifts, power tools, machinery etc.), slip, trip, and fall, and building and safety codes violations (stairs, rails, etc.). I have more than 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 43157 - CT MA NJ NY PA

Expertise Description

I have over 15 years in Mechanical Engineering, Accident Reconstruction, Biomechanics, and Safety. I have investigated more than 150 accidents including motor vehicle reconstructions (cars, airbags, seatbelts, trucks, motorcycles, pedestrians, bicycles, etc.), consumer products ( golf carts, power tools & ladders), slip/trip, rollovers, and falls and extensive experience creating computer simulations and 3D animations. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience.

Expert 43088 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience as a Mechanical Engineer with strong design, program management, business development and manufacturing background. My Extensive experience in the management of new product development includes oversight of intellectual property, formation of multi-disciplinary teams, concurrent engineering and state-of-the-art techniques for quickly getting products to market. Specializing in Fasteners, Latching Mechanisms, Aircraft and other Vehicle Structures, Structural Analysis, Kinematic Analysis, Air Infiltration, Numerical and Nonlinear Finite Element Modeling, Metals Behavior, Products Liability and Personal Injury. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 43017 - CA(N) CA(S) CT FL NY

Expertise Description

I have over 50 years experience in biomechanics, industrial and automotive accidents, as well as consumer product liability matters. I specialize in the analysis and reconstruction of low-speed impact and ladder accidents. I have an extensive background in mechanical, biomechanical, structural, transportation, and human factors engineering. My expertise includes: accident reconstruction, product liability, biomechanics, computer/video animation, mechanical, biomechanical, structural, electrical, transportation and interdisciplinary analyses, low speed impact, whiplash, seat-belt, airbags, slip/trip and fall, machine guarding, ladders, design and manufacturing defects, elevators and other lifts, structures, home and industrial products, sports equipment, playgrounds, construction, lighting, warnings, human factors, etc. I have more than 35 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 40621 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have 40 years experience in the pressure vessel and piping industry as a metallurgist, welding engineer, quality assurance manager, and consultant. I have experience with nuclear power, ASME boiler and pressure vessel code, welding, and quality assurance. I have more than 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 40237 - MD NJ NY PA WA

Expertise Description

I have 40 years experience in mechanical engineering including automotive, ambulances, electrical, medical devices, patent litigation, as well as combustion, fires and safety engineering. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 40226 - LA NM TX

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.

Expert 40162 - AZ CA(N) CA(S) HI NM OR WA

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in Mechanical Engineering. My expertise includes: injury biomechanics, orthopedic biomechanics, mechanical device failure analysis, mechanical design analysis, accident reconstruction, vehicle testing, and industrial and consumer product liability. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 39824 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years experience in the field of Vehicle Appraisal with expertise in Aircraft, RV's, Machinery and Equipment, Petroleum Equipment, Refineries, Terminals and related equipment. I have experience with inspections and damage estimates for corporations, heavy equipment appraisal, insurance companies, and fiduciaries. I have additional knowledge of the automotive, aircraft, machinery and equipment, and petroleum industries. I have over 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 39125 - AZ

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in mechanical engineering. My areas of expertise include semiconductors, HVAC systems, cleanrooms, process piping systems, energy management and control systems and refrigeration systems, boilers, chemical exposures, as well as chemical spills and damages. I have more than 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 34395 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience in robotics, automated control system, and mechanical design. I have additional experience in digital and analog control, including special applications, such as aircraft control, smart products, pattern recognition, neural networks, and signal processing. My examples of notable designs include a highly articulated hand (spacesuits) recently being adapted for deep sea applications, and a walking gyroscope toy on the market in the mid 80s. I recently developed a reliable and low cost technology for converting human voice into musical instrument sounds in real-time, and licensed this technology to a major manufacturer. I have more than 15 years expert witness experience.

Expert 34369 - MO

Expertise Description

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

Expert 33497 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in accident reconstruction, automotive repair fraud, materials handling science, machinery and accidents involving motorcycles, ATVs, automobiles, trucks, busses, RVs, heavy equipment (tractors, farm machinery, bulldozers, etc.), towing, tire-related, marine, scooters, bicycles and skiing, as well as, education issues. I have experience with cases involving cars, trucks, buses, motor homes, motorcycles, trailers, bicycles, scooters, boats, ships, personal watercraft, ATV & tire failure analysis, fires, heavy equipment, race track design and safety, tools and equipment design and safety, and engineering management issues. My expertise also includes auto part counterfeit detection as well as aircraft, marine, engine, engine part counterfeit, and general manufacturing parts counterfeits. I have additional expertise in hybrid propulsion systems in cars, trucks, boats, yachts, ships, buses, and trains, as well as comprehensive experience in IP litigation for a major car company. I have over 35 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 33220 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in mechanical engineering. My experience includes design engineering and chief engineering for several companies and ownership of companies involved in fabrication of truck bodies, accessories, and construction equipment. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 29294 - UT

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience in multi-industry design with a wide variety of products including mobile equipment, truck equipment, hydraulically operated machinery, auxiliary axles, exercise equipment, and molded plastic products. I have more than 15 years expert witness experience.

Expert 29068 - AL CA(N) CA(S) NV UT

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in mechanical engineering with emphasis on the development and improvement of a wide variety of products, including trucking equipment, refuse equipment, hydraulically operated mobile equipment, specialty axles and suspensions, exercise equipment, radio frequency and magnetically shielded enclosures, rotomolded containers, and a variety of consumer products. My areas of expertise include product design, concept generation, design, stress calculations, finite element analysis, modeling, prototyping, testing, manufacturing and assisting in the patent process. I have over 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

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.

Expert 27967 - GA

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience as a Registered Professional Engineer. My areas of expertise include the design, analysis, troubleshooting and failure analysis, turbomachinery and ancillary equipment, cogeneration of electricity, and performance improvement.

Expert 26495 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in mechanical engineering. My areas of expertise include equipment failure analysis, combustion equipment, heat transfer, fluid flow. I have more than 25 years expert witness experience.

Expert 26478 - WA

Expertise Description

P.E. – Consulting expert with more than 35 years' experience in the field of mechanical engineering as a machinist and assembly mechanic. Has designed and put into operation mining and construction machinery, inspection and test equipment, automated production machines, and materials handling devices.

Expert 23327 - ME

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in engineering specializing in the design and analysis of products and capital equipment. I have led the development of products and machinery for manufacturing compact discs, CD-R's, DVD's and other optical media. I specialize in design and failure analysis, as well as accident investigation relating to products and machinery. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience.

Expert 20630 - CA(N) CA(S) FL GA IL IN MI NY PA SC TX WA WI

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.

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.

Expert 19579 - TX

Expertise Description

I have over 45 years experience in mechanical engineering with expertise in heat transfer, fluid dynamics, thermodynamics, materials, structures and instrumentation. My specialties also include cryogenics engineering and hydraulics, pneumatics and thermal management systems. My accomplishments include having conceived and developed a large hydrogen calorimeter test laboratory for Space Shuttle developments and aircraft thrust reverser concept for fighter aircraft.

Expert 17897 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 50 years experience in the field of mechanical engineering. My areas of expertise include construction safety and inspection, industrial/manufacturing safety, training programs, personal injury/property, material handling equipment (hoists, cranes, rigging, lifts, etc.), accident reconstruction, plant machinery and equipment, hazardous waste controls, undersea oil and mining, and forensic investigation. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience.

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.

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.

Expert 9750 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

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

Expert 9030 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years in Mechanical Engineering. My experience includes: failure analysis of mechanical systems; accident investigation and reconstruction; human factors and ergonomics; safety design reviews and failure prevention methods; automation; robotics and microprocessor application; and warnings and safety information analysis and development. I have performed a wide range of work in the area of tire, wheel, and brake systems. My work includes numerous inspections, testing, failure analysis, accident reconstruction, and employee training on tires, wheels, and brakes related to trucks, passenger vehicles, motorcycles, off-road vehicles, recreational vehicles, and golf cars. I have conducted surveys and performed risk analysis related to tires, wheels, and brakes. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

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.

Expert 8950 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience as a Mechanical and Safety Engineer and have served as a consultant in accident analysis and reconstruction and product liability. My experience includes accidents involving trucks, semi-trucks, motorcycles, bicycles, automobiles, and pedestrians. My casework has included multiple car/bus and semi-trailer accident, semi-trailer/pedestrian fatality, vehicle rollover with fatality and potential product liability, four-car rear-end accident and others. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 8925 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 55 years experience as a biochemistry and in mechanical engineering issues. My areas of expertise include: mechanical design, biomechanics, human factors engineering, mechanical behavior of materials, accident reconstruction, manufacturing issues. I have 45 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 8902 - AZ CA(S) NV

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in mechanical, plumbing, and fire protection engineering and construction issues. My areas of expertise include heating, ventilation & air conditioning, energy conservation, hot & cold supply systems, plumbing & drainage systems, roof drainage systems, process cold water & hot water systems, fire sprinkler & standpipe systems, fire suppression systems, fuel oil systems, and Title 24 calculations. I have more than 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 8858 - CA(N) CA(S) NV OR WA

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in design, field engineering, and construction and project management in power and industrial plants and heavy construction. My expertise includes construction contract formation and administration, development, and analysis of claims and construction problems including delays, errors and change orders, terminations, etc. I have specific experience in design and construction of electric power plants and industrial boilers including steam and combined cycle turbines, piping, valves, hydraulics and thermal problems, pumps, heat exchangers, and similar equipment. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

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.

Expert 8841 - AZ CA(N) CA(S) KY LA NV OH

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in building, plumbing, HVAC, fire sprinkler systems, fire suppression system, industrial piping systems for processes and lab systems. My areas of expertise include retail, residential, office, industrial buildings, college campuses, medical on comfort cooling, clean rooms, and industrial air conditioning. I have more than 5 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 462716 - IA IL IN MI MN

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the fields of Product Design and Failure Analysis with expertise in the manufacture of the subject part. I have experience with analyzing the physical stresses that arise in a product under various loading conditions, and in determining if the design is sufficient to survive such loads, and investigating product failures and accidents analysis from a fundamental engineering perspective, often applying finite element analysis. I have provided consulting experience in the energy, construction, industrial, thermal fatigue, medical, transportation, crane failures, marine, commercial, utility and residential industries. I have over 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 460216 - AL AK AZ AR BC CA(N) CA(S) CO CT DE DC FL GA HI IA ID IL IN KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA QC RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WY WI

Expertise Description

I have more than 45 years experience in the fields of mechanical, environmental, and civil engineering with expertise in hydroelectric power and shipyard engineering. I have experience with design, procurement, installation and testing of hydraulic turbines; as well as fish screening systems, hydropower, performance testing, and energy efficiency. I have over 5 years expert witness experience with consultations and deposition.

Expert 458478 - FL

Expertise Description

I have more than 50 years experience in the field of Mechanical Engineering with expertise in developing and expanding central energy plants and the corresponding distribution networks. I have additional experience in HVAC and plumbing systems, Central Plant, boilers, stacks, air separation, medical gas and vacuum systems, and critical care, laboratory and specialized systems designs. I have over 25 years of expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 167051 - WA

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years experience in the field of Mechanical Engineering with expertise in providing product commercialization support to companies in the medical device, pharmaceutical, drug, biotech and cosmetics industries. I have additional knowledge in patent infringement, trademark infringement, trade dress infringement, product liability, personal injury malpractice, and contracts. I have over 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 9071 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience as a mechanical engineer specializing in issues of bicycle safety. My areas of expertise include national guidelines for the construction of bicycles and bicycle facilities; bicycle industry; and transportation, technical and safety issues. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 17761 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I am experienced in pipeline engineering issues, having over 35 years of experience. My areas of expertise include: gas and liquid pipelines, pipeline integrity, pipeline hydrostatic testing, and failures of pipelines. I also have experience with compressor stations, pump stations and equipment such as pumps, compressors, and gas turbines. I have more than 25 years of expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 426397 - AL AK AZ AR BC CA(N) CA(S) CO CT DE DC FL GA HI IA ID IL IN KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA QC RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WY WI

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in the field of Mechanical Engineering. My extensive experience includes engineering investigation, failure analysis, product liability, intellectual property, manufacturing, accident investigation and reconstruction, fire cause and origin. My additional vehicle experience includes commercial vehicles, automobiles, RVs, buses, trains, agricultural, and construction equipment. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 435826 - FL

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in Mechanical Engineering. I have extensive experience in accident investigations and reconstruction, as well as human factors and biomechanics. My expertise includes machine design, consumer products, crash investigation and reconstruction, injury causation auto rollover bicycle / auto car / truck vehicle under rides semi tractor-trailer semi tractor trailer / car highway obstruction highway calming device traffic circle speed bump speed hump locomotive / truck motorcycle / car motorcycle / truck occupant ejection rear impact auto crash restraint systems truck rollover truck / school bus unrestrained occupant interior kinematics biomechanics, component design and failure analysis, medical devices, human factors engineering aircraft fuel system amusement ride, ANSI A92.3, personnel lift, fire and explosion cause and origin, hazardous materials management, emissions, air transport, and chemistry acid.

Expert 426384 - MD

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in the field of Engineering Mechanics. My experience includes the general areas of experimental mechanics, fracture mechanics, fatigue, dynamic material response, engineering investigations, and electronic packaging. My research is directed toward assessing, mitigating, and managing risks associated with the design, manufacture and fielding of electronic products and systems; practical approaches for microelectronic package design; and reliability prediction methodologies. My expertise includes vibration life tests, electronic assemblies, industry microelectronics, optical fibers, and thermal stress. I have over 35 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 425594 - NY

Expertise Description

I have over 50 years experience as an Elevator inspector and elevator and escalator expert specializing in accident investigation / reconstruction; design and prototyping; elevator operation; accident analysis; company assets and valuation. I have 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 411605 - MD

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience in the field of Chemical Engineering. My extensive experience includes mechanical / structural process design, structural design, electrical design, and project management. I have comprehensive experience in engineering consulting services including environmental compliance certifications, project management, mechanical / electrical / plumbing design and review, structural design and review, chemical process design and environmental survey for industrial and commercial clients. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 350642 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 10 years experience in HVAC, plumbing and building energy conservation, system design, construction and forensic analysis. I have also worked by performing site inspections, testing, research, product analysis, and cost estimating. I have spent over 5 years offering my services as an HVAC expert witness.

Expert 141379 - KS

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years experience in the field of Traffic Engineering. My experience includes accident / collision investigation, concrete inspections, accident reconstruction, signal and timing analysis of intersections, signalization and signage, transportation safety and planning, and failure analysis.

Expert 367890 - AL AK AZ AR BC CA(N) CA(S) CO CT DE DC FL GA HI IA ID IL IN KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA QC RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WY WI

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience in mechanical engineering with expertise in the design and project management of award-winning products for the medical, aerospace, amusement parks, medium and heavy industry fields. I am a detail-oriented professional with extensive expertise in all aspects of product design, from definition and analysis through conceptual design, drawings, presentations, fabrication and customer satisfaction. I have over 10 years expert witness experience.

Expert 321290 - FL GA NC OH

Expertise Description

I have more than 15 years experience in the field of Engineering, specializing in land transportation. I perform analysis of automotive, truck, motorcycle, and mechanical systems. My consultations further include investigation, documentation, and analysis of vehicle incidents, pipe systems, tire failures, vehicle accidents / crashes, vehicle fires, and mechanical failures to determine causation. My services consist of vehicle maintenance / repair, machine guarding, and rechargeable cell manufacture / design. I also have experience with assembly-line machinery, energy usage database production / management, HVAC systems, and environmental site / hazardous waste site remediation. I have over 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 354999 - AZ CA(N) CO HI NY UT

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.

Expert 17705 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 55 years experience as a mechanical engineering. My areas of expertise include: plumbing, process piping, storm drainage, irrigation, heating, ventilation, air conditioning, fire protection, energy conservation, plumbing, HVAC product design, plumbing engineering, and sewage. I have more than 40 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

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.