Mechanical Engineering Expert Witness Phoenix 536173

Expertise Description

I have worked in the fields of mechanical engineering, materials engineering, and engineering design for over 35 years. My expertise focuses on fire causation/explosions; forensic engineering support; material failure analysis; mechanical design and construction failure/defect analysis; maintaining and repairing product; reconstructing accidents; slip/trip and fall materials. I have provided consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony for more than a decade as a mechanical engineering expert witness.

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.

Biomechanics Expert Witness Indiana 535638

Expertise Description

I am an experienced biomechanics expert witness with more than 35 years in the field. I specialize in medical devices, design control processes, failure modes and effects analysis, clinically relevant tissue loading, design safety assurance including device performance requirements and warnings, human joint reconstruction and skeletal trauma reconstruction, and orthopaedic implant system design and development (for trauma, spines, hips and knees). I have additional knowledge in the fields of Impact and Injury, applying the principles of engineering mechanics to understand basic biological processes and mechanisms related to the structure, function and injury thresholds of body tissues, with emphasis on bone and other skeletal tissues and organ systems such as the brain, skin, heart and abdominal organs. I have provided consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony for over 15 years as a biomechanics expert witness.

Orthopedic Surgeon #534875

Expertise Description

I have over 15 years of consulting experience in medicine, with an emphasis in orthopedic surgery . Expertise includes: degenerative and traumatic conditions, utilizing minimally invasive techniques, all arthroscopic procedures, arthroplasty (joint replacement) and reconstructive procedures for all shoulder and elbow conditions. I have over 5 years of expert witness experience, as well as depositions and courtroom testimony.

Forensic Engineering Investigations Expert Witness VA 528723

Expertise Description

I have worked for over 25 years with Forensic Engineering Investigations. My areas of expertise include fire and explosion investigation, metallurgy, failure analysis, arson, accident investigation (automobiles, aviation, and railroads), ballistics, and food tampering investigations. I have provided consultations, courtroom testimony, and deposition for more than 40 years as a forensic investigations expert witness.

Metallurgical Expert 525169 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years of experience in metallurgical and materials science engineering, corrosion engineering and biomedical engineering. My expertise consists of: failure analysis & remedial action, applied research & development, medical device design and validation, FDA 510k submissions, bearing & gear investigations, welding metallurgy, corrosion evaluations & testing, mechanical testing, heat treatment issues, metallurgical related fire investigations, and lectures on many metallurgical & biomaterials engineering topics. I have provided courtroom testimony, consultations, and deposition for more than 25 years as a metallurgical expert witness.

Fire Protection Engineer Expert 508602 AL

Expertise Description

As a fire protection engineer, I have worked as a lead design engineer for fire protection systems in all types of buildings for over 20 years. My experience in the corrosion field began in 1994 when I served as a forensic investigator for the Department of Defense in the evaluation of metallic component failures. My experience also includes expert witness support, project management, performance based design, code consulting, fire failure analysis, hazard analysis, and complete design of fire protection systems. I have worked as the founder and president of a fire protection engineering company. I have also been an instructor of fire protection engineering at a college extension program and have been a community college professor. I am a prolific public speaker and have been invited to numerous national conventions to provide insights into fire protection engineering. I have provided clients with consultations and deposition for more than 15 years as a fire protection engineering 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.

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.

Oil/Gas Expert 530487 TX

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in oil & gas energy with expertise in plant operations, project management, project engineering, construction management, process/facilities engineering, technical and contract due diligence for mergers and acquisitions, process technology licensing, and oil & gas facility commissioning. I have additional knowledge in LNG and oil terminal projects, gas and liquids pipelines, turbine- driven compressor and generator units, liquids pumping stations, condensate stabilization facilities, polymer production, GTL/CTL plants, NGL extraction trains, gas treatment units, petrochemical manufacturing complexes, refinery revamps and additions, offshore fixed platforms and floating production systems handling oil & gas production, fossil-fuel power plants, and oil sands facilities. I have provided consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony as an oil and gas energy expert witness for more than 20 years.

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.

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.

Aviation Expert 500571 AL

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years of diverse aviation industry experience that includes knowledge and experience in turbine & piston power plant, large and small aircraft overhaul and component repair and overhaul. I have performed risk assessment for the insurance industry and both corporate and business aircraft owners have utilized my talents. Also, I have provided expert valuation for the Internal Revenue Service regarding aircraft, aircraft engines, aircraft components, aircraft type certificates, and aircraft supplemental type certificates. I have spent over 20 years as an aviation expert witness with consultations, courtroom testimony, and deposition.

Industrial Engineering Expert 521640 TX

Expertise Description

As an industrial engineering expert witness, I have over 30 years experience in the fields of Industrial and Systems Engineering with expertise in microlubrication in metal removal processes, production systems modeling and redesign, Green manufacturing/Design for waste and pollution prevention, quality systems design, and project management. I have spent more than a decade 10 providing consultations, depositions, and courtroom testimony as an industrial 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.

Computer Engineering & Data Recording Expert 518683 PA

Expertise Description

I have more than 45 years of experience in the field of Electrical Engineering with expertise in the area of applied physics, hard disk drives, flash memory, and devices. My focus is on magnetic and optical recording, and ferroelectric materials. I am a University Professor, I teach courses on research and development, as well as do research on ultrahigh-density magnetic recording and probe storage technology. My work involves extensive use of microfabrication facilities to develop new magnetic materials and processes for heads and media, as well as development of new test systems for characterizing magnetic recording heads and media. I have over 20 years of expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

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.

Orthopedic Surgeon Expert 521567 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 5 years of experience as an Orthopedic Surgeon in California. My focus is in surgery of the foot and ankle, sports-related injuries, arthroscopy of the foot and ankle, cartilage restoration, arthritis, total ankle replacements, deformity correction, diabetic reconstructive surgery, bunion and claw toes, dance medicine, and fractures about the foot and ankle.

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.

Fire and Explosion 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.

Materials Science Expert 518719 FL

Expertise Description

I am a Materials Science expert with over 25 years of expertise in forensic science and materials failure analysis. My extensive experience includes a variety of products, components and materials utilized in both industrial and consumer applications, and I have knowledge of forensic science investigation techniques such as experimentation and examination, technical research, and review of literature. I also have worked on materials thermal processing and procedures, welding, weld testing (ferrous and non-ferrous metals), and I am proficient in destructive and non-destructive testing techniques and procedures in accordance with the applicable American Society of Testing Materials Standards. I am familiar with the use, application, and design of warning labels. I have over 15 years of expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Mechanical Engineering 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.

Aeronautical Engineering Expert 513348 ID

Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years of experience in the Aviation industry, and I am owner and Principal Engineer for a company that provides structural engineering and certification services to numerous companies within the industry. I have developed certification plans, loads reports, structural analysis reports, test plans, and test reports. I have delegated structural tests, coordinated conformity inspections, and reviewed design data for compliance. I am experienced in stress analysis using classical hand analysis methods.

Microbiology Expert 512059 OK

Expertise Description

I have more than 15 years as a Microbiologist with extensive laboratory and field experience, particularly in microbial ecology, molecular biology, and microbial physiology. I am highly organized, capable of managing multiple multidisciplinary research projects and teams. As an Instructor, I am responsible for developing and integrating molecular microbial ecology with the multidisciplinary field of geobiology. I have experience with microbial ecology of managed systems, microbial natural products discovery, and metabolic engineering of microbial catalysts.

Material Science Expert 500116 AK

Expertise Description

I have more than 45 years of experience in paint and metal coatings, corrosion, plastics, pretreatments for metals and plastics, and intellectual property. I have extensive experience as an expert witness and consultant in these technical fields, and am a recognized authority on the technology. Most of my experience was obtained while working in R&D at Fortune 500 companies, where I developed and commercialized dozens of innovative products. I was awarded seven U.S. patents, multiple foreign patents, and have authored a book chapter and 50 publications in respected technical journals and conferences. I earned my Ph.D. in Materials Science with specialty in coatings and corrosion. I have testified in federal court, and at several depositions, including a 9-hour video deposition. As a technical expert witness, I am highly responsive, have outstanding integrity and efficiency, excellent written and oral communication skills, and unique ability to communicate complex technical topics into laymen terms.

Metallurgy Expert 511297 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years of experience primarily in the field of failure analysis and predicting degradation and environmental compatibility of power plant materials under a variety of operating conditions. My experience includes corrosion and environmentally assisted cracking in BWR, PWR, and various raw water environments, and embrittlement of pressure vessel steels and high performance alloys. I am a recognized authority on microbiologically influenced corrosion and have authored reference documents on that topic. I typically perform a dozen or more metallurgical and corrosion assessments per year in addition to roughly half that many hand-on failure analyses. I have performed failure analyses and field investigations on a wide variety of power plant and other industrial components including piping and heat exchangers, pumps and valves, steam and combustion turbines, large electrical transmission towers, chemical processing vessels, steel cables and high performance fiber lifting slings, and industrial washing machines. I have over 20 years of expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Mechanical Engineering Expert 506781 MD

Expertise Description

I have more than 60 years experience in the field of Mechanical Engineering with expertise in electronic packaging engineering for harsh military and space environments, acoustic engineering, optics, fiber optics, and laser technology. I have experience with accident reconstruction, and investigating engine failure, boating and marine accidents, breach of contracts and warranty, construction accidents, and construction contract compliance and contract claims. I have further experience with defective maintenance and products, fire origin and cause/burn injuries, machinery accidents, negligence, patent infringement, premise liability, railroad accidents and injuries, traffic controls, and underground utilities. My experience in product design, design for safety, and quality control for various products provides a comprehensive practical expertise background in addition to the technical expertise. I also have forensic engineering experience involving fracture failure of glass products such as beer bottles, whiskey bottles, a decorative vase, and shower doors. I have over 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Metallurgical Engineering Expert 141418 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have 40 years experience in metallurgical engineering and failure analysis, accident reconstruction, welding inspections, OSHA regulations, railroad litigation, and product liability. I have prior 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.

Wireless Device Expert 128480 NJ

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in building, maintaining, and analyzing electrical devices and electronic systems, such as: remote control devices, security and alarm systems, wireless microphones, carrier-current transmitters, sound and public address systems, computer and data processing equipment, radio and television equipment, automotive electronics, tape recorders, cellular telephones, and video surveillance devices. I have contributed to a variety of legal matters all based on electrical devices and electronics technology, including: electric shock, electrical wiring, surveillance monitoring, lightning damage, audio and video recording, radio broadcasting, traffic radar and lidar, voice identification, electronic circuitry, pocket paging systems, patent questions involving electronic devices, vehicle accident reconstruction, automobile control systems, telephone communication, and industrial machinery. I have additional experience formulating and evaluating new concepts on acoustic and electronic warfare for detection and tracking of moving vehicles, for defense against missiles and torpedoes, and on computer-generated imagery. I have over 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.

Corrosion Metallurgical Engineering Expert 42386 AL

Expertise Description

I have more more than 40 years experience as a Metallurgical engineer. My expertise includes fracture mechanics, thermal fatigue, fittings, crevice stress, corrosion cause and prevention, resonant frequency failures, ductile and stress failure, forensic engineering failure analysis problem solving / trouble shooting, fracture studies, and corrosion causes and prevention. I have over 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Metal And Corrosion Expert 41630 PA

Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years experience in the area of materials and corrosion evaluation. I provide innovative solutions to problems related to deterioration and premature signs of distress of concrete, steel, and alloy structures by using non-destructive and test procedures. I specialize in identifying such factors as materials, environments, and compatibility that contribute to the service lives of various structures, including pre-stressed and post-tensioned bridges, cable stay bridges, reinforced bridge decks and substructures, parking garages, tunnels, large aquarium tanks, marine structures, underground pressurized steel and concrete pipelines, communication tower footings, buildings, components within buildings, waste water reactors, and an aluminum speed boat. I have over 10 years expert witness experience.

Pressure Vessel Mechanical Engineering 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.

Architect And Parking Structure Expert 40613 IL

Expertise Description

I have over 45 years experience in parking and general architectural matters, including commercial architecture, exterior, water, roofing, solar energy, energy analysis, insect structural, structural (wood), building layout, apartment building, parking, expansion/cracking, and ADA accessibility.

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.

Geoarchaeologist Expert 40105 CA(N)

Expertise Description

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

Hvac Mechanical Engineering 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.

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.

Metal Expert 28915 TX

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the field of Material Engineering with expertise in Root-cause failure analysis and corrosion, metal/elastomer/ceramic selection and testing, fitness-for-service assessments, coatings and linings, and equipment fabrication troubleshooting and problem resolution. I have additional experience with materials and corrosion; Failures and fractures, Storage tank assessments, carrions investigations and control, water-related carrions, corrosion cracking, risk-based inspection program development, and equipment fitness-for-service and elevated-temperature corrosion and materials selection. I have prior expert witness experience.

Turbines 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.

Glass And Metallurgical Failures Expert 27739 CA(N)

Expertise Description

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

Metallurgy Expert 17755 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience as a Professional Engineer specializing in metallurgy. My areas of expertise include failure analysis of metals and materials, corrosion, metallography and microstructural evaluation, materials processing, and metallurgy. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Ski Expert 17750 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 45 years experience as an architect and mechanical engineer. My expertise includes: accident investigation and reconstruction; wreckage analysis; structural reconstruction; design defect analysis; power plant and vehicle maintenance reviews; systems analysis and redundant system integration and analysis; failure analysis of materials and structures; stress analysis of structures and mechanical components of systems; stress corrosion cracking including the analysis of the interrelationship of stress and corrosive environments to component failure; slip and fall involving architectural issues and slippery surfaces, stairway design; and general product liability. I also have experience with hunting and guns with a focus on african hunting, big game hunting, and double rifles. I have 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

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.

Metal Corrosion Expert 8995 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 55 years experience as a corrosion engineer and corrosion specialist. My areas of expertise include: marine corrosion, cathodic protection, corrosion / metallurgical failure analysis, designing for corrosion control and facilities/utilities corrosion control. I have additional experience facilitating the application of metallurgical and corrosion technology to the Naval Shore Establishment through the development of criteria for the application of technology for design, construction, operation and maintenance of facilities and equipment, as well as through direct field assistance activities. I have more than 40 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Corrosion Expert 8966 CA(S)

Expertise Description

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

Industrial Safety 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.

Construction Failure Investigation Expert 8793 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in civil engineering. My areas of expertise include concrete and concrete materials, analysis of its deterioration, strength and condition, corrosion of reinforced metal, repairs to structures with regards to preplaced aggregate concrete, as well as epoxy injection, and cementitious grouts for structural purposes.

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.

Fire Origin Expert 365503 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the field of Fire Cause and Origin with expertise in all aspects of testing related to fire, explosives, explosions, and equipment performance and failure. I have experience with the analysis in fire spread, damage patterns, material failure, equipment failure, explosion cause and origin, and fire management systems. I also provide computer generate graphics of data (graphs, tables, etc.) and drawings for analysis and reports. I have over 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Environmental Engineering Expert 391017 AL

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years experience in the fields of Environmental Engineering and Forensic Science with expertise in environmental due diligence, site assessment and site characterization. I have experience with contamination assessment, air emissions, oil and gas field legacy site assessment, multi-media environmental sampling and analysis (ambient air, household dust, water and wastewater, soil, sediment, and groundwater), chemical fingerprinting, fate and transport analysis, exposure and risk assessments, health and safety, risk analysis, remediation and restoration of contaminated properties, environmental restoration, and engineering cost estimates. Primary chemicals of concern have included petroleum hydrocarbons, toxic metals, radionuclides, Dioxins, PCBs, arsenic, carbon black, particulate matter, pesticides and herbicides, creosote and wood preservatives, biological pathogens, and conventional pollutants. I have over 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Metallurgy Expert 459548 LA

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years experience in the field of Metallurgical Engineering with expertise in academic research and teaching. I have experience with failure analysis or products and parts and finding the root cause of fracture failures due to metallurgical inconsistencies, operational causes, and flaws in manufacturing processes. I have demonstrated knowledge in conducting investigations and scientific analysis of equipment failure in industrial operations, with additional experience in accident investigation and reconstruction, engineering investigations, consumer and industrial product failures, product liability, heavy equipment accidents, tubular products failures, welding failures, and corrosion caused failures. I have over 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Failure Analysis Expert 444582 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 7 years experience in the field of Materials Science with expertise in failure analysis of consumer, industrial and biomedical products, material testing and characterization, metals, stress analysis, corrosives, electron scanning microscopy, destructive testing, mathematical modeling, nondestructive testing, and tensile strength. I have knowledge of Atomic Force Microscopy, Vibrating Sample Magnetometer, Rutherford Backscattering Spectrometry, X-Ray Diffractometry, X-Ray Florescence, Scanning Electron Microscopy, Transmission Electron Microscopy, and Energy Dispersive Spectrometry. I have over 5 years expert witness experience.

Fire Protection Expert 457500 AL

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in the field of Fire Protection and Safety Engineering. My expertise includes fire protection system design, installation, maintenance, operation, and failures, including: fire detection; smoke detection; fire alarm; central station; sprinkler systems – wet pipe, dry-pipe, pre-action, and mist; fire suppression systems, and smoke control; and sprinkler leakage and water damage. I have additional experience in fire and smoke barriers; building code, life safety code, and fire code compliance; fire hazard, building materials, and fire resistance ratings; fire cause and origin; vehicle fire investigation; arson; human behavior in fire conditions; means of egress, egress signage, and emergency lighting; and fire modeling. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Dna Consultation Expert 444364 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years of experience in the fields of Molecular Biology and Genetics. My expertise in forensic DNA consultation and identification, which includes DNA obtained through blood evidence, semen, and fingernails. I have additional knowledge in botany, phenotype profiling, bioinformatics, STR scanning, multiplex liquid SNP array, and criminalistics. I have more than 20 years experience as an expert witness.

Materials Safety Expert 426409 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience in the field of Chemical and Materials Safety. My experience includes incident investigations and assessments for industrial, commercial, and domestic applications. I am highly knowledgeable in chemical material analysis; air emissions; chemical and material forensics; petrochemical characterization; unknown material identification; failure analysis plastic metal; incident root cause; chemical material interactions; mechanical testing materials; failure modes and effects analysis (FMEA); soil, water, gas, testing, and analysis; chemical handling; chemical safety and exposure; EPA, OSHA, and federal standards. My additional experience consists of automobile fuel tank skid plate material, plastic bilge pump failure investigation, street paint pressure vessels, tiki torch burn injuries, carbon monoxide exposure, and industrial metal plating substances. My applications and experience includes plastics, metal alloys, composites, fuels, lubricants, compressed gases, dusts, emissions and all variety of chemicals. I have more than 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Mechanics 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.

Semiconductor Expert 425651 VT

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in semiconductor development. My expertise includes CMOS, Bipolar, BiCMOS, Silicon on Insulator (SOI), LDMOS, Bipolar-CMOS-DMOS (BCD), CMOS Image Processing, and Silicon Germanium (SiGe). I have experience in electrical design, chip design, layout, circuits, devices, computer aided design (CAD), electronic design automation (EDA), as well as device design, circuit design, layout, and CAD. My reliability expertise includes electrostatic discharge (ESD), latchup, reliability mechanisms, leakage mechanisms, radiation, Soft error rate (SER), and hot electron (hot e). I have more than 5 years expert witness experience.

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.

Material Engineering Expert 403835 NY

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years in the Materials Science and Engineering Industry. My extensive experience includes development of materials as it relates to the electronic, communication, security, transportation, aircraft, and environmental and civil infrastructure industries. I specialize in mechanical engineering, in relation to thermal management, smart materials, composite materials; aerospace engineering, specializing in the areas of electronic packaging and sensors; civil engineering, with specialization in concrete; chemical engineering, in the areas of fuel cells, batteries, activated carbon, and filter membranes; metallurgical engineering, and electrical engineering. I have more than 15 years expert witness experience.

Forensic Photography Expert 381189 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in the field of Forensic Photography and Videography. I have experience in construction defect; building sites; construction injury investigations; daily and weekly remediation progress videos and photos; high resolution digital stills and HD video; evidentiary images from small details and major defects; fire, water storm, flood damage and environmental; overhead and aerial photography & videography; machinery, industrial, construction, and product liability; emergency and non-emergency response; nationwide deployment; destructive testing photography and videography; construction mediation and settlement videos; infrared photography; photographic lighting techniques; macro photography; personal injury and accident photography; crime scene photography; low light and night photography and videography; video evidence; video interviews for litigation and mediation; civil litigation photography and videography; injury and scar photography and videography; accidents, ped, horse, bicycle photography and videography; surgery; courtroom graphics. I have prior expert witness experience.

Shipping And Transportation Expert 342675 PA

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the motor carrier industry practices. My expertise includes truck involved accidents; physical distribution management; and shipping dock operation and regulatory compliance. I have additional experience in transportation economics; refrigerated goods, tanker and dump truck operations, independent contractor and broker operations; motor carrier/driver standards of safety and care; warehousing and distribution management; hazardous materials transportation; and freight loss/damage prevention.

Scissors Lifts And Excavators Expert 27115 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 15 years experience in mechanical engineering with a focus on design and failure analysis (failure of bolts and bolted connections to dynamic stability of scissors lifts and excavators to mechanical failure of hydraulic system components to mechanical behavior of industrial equipment), engineering research (detailed studies of the flange stress response, creep behavior of longitudinally welded pipes at high temperature, design of structural supports for a cryogenic superconducting MRI machine, design review of medical implants, dynamic analysis of multistory manufacturing facilities, and frequency analysis of silicon wafer fabrication components), Finite Element Analysis (simple two dimensional linear elastic analysis of pressure vessels to complete three dimensional nonlinear analysis of a bolted engine connecting rod and full contact dynamic analyses of crane clutch components), Accident Reconstruction and Crash worthiness, and Mechanical Testing. I have 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.

Aerospace Fasteners Expert 350479 OH

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years experience in the field of Aerospace Fasteners, including Ultrahigh Strength Fastener Manufacturing, and distribution. My experience includes aerospace fasteners, manufacturing, distribution, import source management, and market research. I have over 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Glass Expert 374331 PA

Expertise Description

I have more than 45 years experience in glass science. My expertise includes spontaneous glass breakage from NiS stones, glass forensics, ballistics, residual stress analysis and fractology analysis, glass injury issues, product liability for glass doors, glass shower enclosures, glass storm doors, vases, building codes, American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) / American National Standards Institute (ANSI) standards, glass quality issues, glass strength measurement, insulated glass failures, Ring-on-Ring and 4 point strength testing, ballistics testing, and uses of strain gauges. I have over 5 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Chemical Plant Expert 344157 AZ

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience in Chemical Engineering. My expertise includes chemical reaction and explosion events; chemical plant design, simulation, and economic evaluation; reaction kinetics and catalysis; spontaneous combustion phenomena; activated carbon synthesis; flue gas mercury removal; water / wastewater treatment; chemical separations; heat & mass transfer phenomena; and flash pyrolysis synthesis of metallic nanoparticles. My professional experience includes work in: chemical processing industries, academia, government labs and federal contracts, and private consulting and expert witness service. I have more than 15 years 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.