Maritime Expert Witness CA 522242

Expertise Description

I am a Maritime expert with over 20 years of experience with a focus in boating accidents, vessel collision & damage & sinking, vessel operations & safety, seaworthiness, pleasure craft, yachts, jet skis, sport fishing, charter boat liability, boating captain & crew responsibilities, marine electronics & navigation, and boat equipment failures. I have additional knowledge in firearms and have worked as a firearm safety instructor and gun shop owner. I have prior experience providing my services as a maritime expert witness with consultations and deposition.

Maritime Law Expert Witness FL 526390

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years of consulting experience in maritime law with an emphasis in safety and operations. My expertise includes: complying with all USCG, ABS and ISM/ISPS regulations with respect to safety, lifesaving, pollution prevention, vessel security and dynamic positioning as well as Noble policies and contractor policies, overall safety of the rig as well as the safe navigation of the vessel while underway/making way and during DP operations; coordinating and working with representatives from above mentioned regulatory bodies during inspections and audits, ensuring all navigational equipment is maintained & improved as necessary; and actively mentoring the marine department personnel with respect to training, vessel operations and protocol. I have also served as a captain of all types and sizes of vessels. I am offering my services as a maritime law expert witness.

Aviation Expert Witness FL 529369

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years of consulting experience in the aviation field with an emphasis in instrument flight procedure validations, as well as pilot evaluation procedures. My expertise includes heliport safety, design, risk analysis and audits, aviation infrastructure design, HEMS operations, IS-BAO auditing, education, training, RNAV – GNSS, RNP, RNP AR, WAAS LPV/SBAS APV, helicopter IFR procedures, instrument approaches, routes and maintenance, heliport certification – development, on site inspections, certifications, FAA Processing, IFR Evaluations, flight validations, obstacle validations, air traffic management & engineering services, automated weather, ATC communications & ADS-B platforms, flight operations management consulting, AIP charting & maintenance programs, navigation data coding, storage & management, and TARGET / GPS flight validation tracking. I have prior experience offering deposition and consultations as an aviation expert witness.

Maritime Expert 523682 FL

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years' maritime experience with expertise in offshore supply vessels, passenger vessels, and commercial fishing vessels; marine safety and nautical education; international maritime organization (IMO) regulations and United States federal maritime regulations. I have prior experience as a maritime expert witness.

Survey Expert 528739 LA

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years of consulting experience in surveying with an emphasis in mapping and land surveying. My areas of expertise include ethics, boundaries, business, and the making of observations and measurements. I am trained in using and applying satellite measurements to map and conduct surveys. I have provided consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony as surveying expert witness for more than 15 years.

Maritime Training Expert 528808 WA

Expertise Description

With more than 50 years maritime experience as a master marine, I have an expertise in operator training in navigation systems, trainer training in marine simulation, simulator operation and expert exercise creation, instructional design and course development for maritime training programs, mobile simulation-based navigation training, on-board type-specific training in ECDIS, legal consulting in maritime-related cases, incident reconstruction and analysis, shipboard management, maintenance, liquid cargo handling and navigation. I have provided courtroom testimony, deposition, and consultations for more than a decade as a maritime training expert witness.

Automotive Engineer Expert 519648 AL

Expertise Description

I have more than 45 years of continuous experience in the automotive industry. I have worked for a car manufacturer, an electronic systems and device supplier, and have consulted for the last fifteen years as an independent automotive electronics consultant working with automotive electronics suppliers of many types. I have worked in the industry areas of R&D, applied engineering, development, product engineering, manufacturing engineering, product line management, and business line direction. My entire career has been focused on the development and design of components, subsystems, and systems for use in the automotive industry. I began doing a small amount of expert witness work in 2005, but most of my expert work has taken place since 2013. I have worked on seventeen expert cases, all dealing with automotive technology. Most of these cases have involved work for the defendant, but we have also worked for the plaintiff on some cases. I have spent over 10 years as an automotive engineer expert witness and have experience in drafting declarations, reports, doing prior art investigations, deposition, and court testimony. We have worked on IPRs, District Court cases, and class action filings. While a majority of our cases involve only one client and law firm, we do have experience working with multiple (two to four) clients and their individual law firms on a single case.

Maritime Expert 524260 NJ

Expertise Description

I have over 45 years of maritime experience with a focus in marine transportation operations, marine construction contracts, marine construction management, claim analyses; nautical sciences such as navigation, piloting, seamanship, shiphandling, rules of the road, meteorology, vessel stability, and cargo handling. I have additional experience in maritime claims involving bulk carriers, petroleum tankers, cargo vessels, roll on/roll off vessels, passenger vessels, oceanographic research vessels, tugboats/towboats, petroleum and bulk products barges, oil-drilling rigs, crane and dredge barges, offshore supply vessels, ferries, commercial fishing vessels, oil spill response vessels and recreational boating craft from personal watercraft (jet skis) to megayachts. I have provided deposition, consultations, and courtroom testimony for more than 25 years as a maritime expert witness.

GPS Navigation Expert 520777 OH

Expertise Description

With over 25 years experience in the field of Electrical Engineering & Navigation, I am an expert in Non-GPS navigation, Precise Global Positioning System (GPS) positioning, differential GPS, GPS receiver design, navigation warfare, vision-based navigation, Inertial Navigation System (INS)/GPS-based flight truth reference systems for navigation, and integrating GPS into existing weapons systems. I have also worked as an electrical engineering and GPS navigation expert witness in Ohio.

Drones UAV Expert 520808 MA

Expertise Description

Drones UAV Expert Witness: With over a decade of experience in the fields of Robotics & Aeronautics, I have been working with UAV/Aerial Drone Technology, location/GPS technology target/tracking technology, autonomous systems, drones, micro air vehicles, mobile robotics, human-computer interaction, decision-making under uncertainty, and machine learning. I have published many papers in drone technology, including GPS and GPS-denied navigation, computer vision from an aerial platform, and target tracking.

Weapons Engineering Expert 520742 AL

Expertise Description

I have spent over 40 years working in the field of systems engineering with an expertise in Gun/missile/hybrid fire control systems, Autonomous Improvised Explosive Device (IED) Detection and Identification systems, Multi-mode, multi-axis line-of-sight stabilization, pointing, tracking, base motion isolation systems, Aircraft TSPI, targeting/navigation pods, stores management systems, and Near-Strike Lightning (NSL) mitigation systems; factory impulse testing of power delivery equipment. I have also spent more than 10 years offering consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony as a weapons engineering expert witness.

UAS Drone Expert 520746 TX

Expertise Description

As a drone expert witness, I have over 20 years experience in the Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) field with a focus in guidance, control system design, navigation and algorithm development for all unmanned vehicles and drones. I have additional knowledge in Adaptive, Optimal, and Nonlinear Control, as well as Fuzzy Logic and Neural Networks, flight control systems and simulations for several missile programs, and developing advanced vision-based guidance and control technologies for the See and Avoid and Autonomous Moving Target Tracking programs.

Maritime Operations Expert 519763 TX

Expertise Description

My career in Maritime Operations has spanned more than 40 years with a particular focus in transportation. I have also worked with International Shipping, Maritime Law, Freight, International Trade and internal and external ISM, ISPS audits. For over 25 years, I have offered my services as a Maritime Operations expert witness in Texas by providing consultations, as well as deposition and courtroom testimony.

Nautical Charts Expert 505431 AL

Expertise Description

I have 35 years of experience working in the field of nautical charts and US Coast Pilots. Nautical charts are considered to be legal documents in a court of law. The status that is afforded to these products is supported by the methodology at which these data are gathered, processed, and applied. The components of charts and Coast Pilots are separately gathered by field personnel, processed, and submitted for application to charts, Coast Pilots, or both. Components of charts include water depths from hydrographic surveys, the shoreline of adjacent land, prominent topographic features, aids to navigation, and other navigational information including geographic names. Coast Pilots include geographic names and chart numbers, channel descriptions, anchorages, bridge and cable clearances, currents, tide and water levels, prominent features, pilotage, towage, weather, ice conditions, wharf descriptions, dangers, routes, traffic separation schemes, small-craft facilities, and Federal regulations applicable to navigation. Nautical charts and US Coast Pilots are skillfully reviewed to ensure high accuracy standards before publication and release to the public. My experience includes a strong understanding of how data are gathered and processed in the field and latter compiled and applied to both products. This experience includes Operation Officer for gathering hydrographic surveys, three sea assignments aboard Oceanographic Ships using nautical charts and US Coast Pilots, and many assignments that lead to their final outcome as legal documents.

maritime Expert 503840 NM

Expertise Description

I have more than 45 years of experience in the Maritime industry. My formal education and training includes navigation, marine transportation, human factors, accident investigation, hazardous materials, and marine safety. I have served at sea aboard both merchant ships and naval ships as an officer. As an Assistant Professor of Marine Transportation, I have taught upper-division marine transportation courses in navigation, seamanship, collision regulations, and deck safety. As a marine expert, I have investigated over 400 accidents, which involved collisions, deepwater investigations, allisions, fires/explosions, cargo loss/damage, slips-trips-falls, personal watercraft (jetski) accidents, mooring line mishaps, marina accidents, and human factors issues. I have additional experience with warnings & labels, aids to navigation, design defects, navigation practice, HAZMAT, Coast Guard regulations, OSHA regulations, standards of care, standards of practice, seamanship issues, collision regulations, right-of-way between vessels, seaworthiness, stairways, ladders, environmental issues, vessel maneuvering, storm warnings, fall protection, safe speed, excessive speed, proper lookout, cargo documentation, hazardous materials (HAZMAT) stowage/handling, pipeline allisions, offshore platforms, recreational boats, cruise ships, drillships, mobile offshore drilling units (MODU), International Maritime Organization (IMO) regulations, pilot ladders, radar data, ship handling, ocean shipping, bulk liquid cargo handling, cargo contamination, personal injuries, medical first aid/treatment, deck gratings, and deck coatings. I have over 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Coast Guard Expert 323849 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience as a federal law enforcement officer and Retired United States Coast Guard Commander with expertise in maritime operations / security. I have additional expertise in search / rescue; maritime law enforcement; U.S. customs enforcement; U.S.C.G. operations; law enforcement training; use of force issues; arrest techniques; defensive tactics; impact weapons; boating safety; aids to navigation; incident management; incident investigation; officer safety and survival; and performance appraisals. I also have experience in providing classroom and practical training in general law enforcement and port security. I have served in U.S.G.C. operations centers at the Sector, District, and HQ levels.

Electrical Engineering Navigation Expert 427775 MO

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in the field of Electrical Engineering. My expertise includes electronics, electronics systems, digital signal processing (DSP), digital image and video acquisition, 3D imagining, RF circuitry and antennas, navigation, tracking and position location, communications, mathematical modeling and analytical sciences, engineering investigations, pattern matching and classification, and statistical analysis and algorithm development. I have 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Scada Industrial System Expert 12583 MD

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years experience in the field of Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA), System Integration, and Industrial Control Systems. I have a strong technical background in SCADA and PLC computer-based industrial controls and networks. I have extensive experience with hardware and software, such as Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC and SLC), graphical interface products, and Distributed Control Systems (DCS). I have experience with Pharmaceutical Current Good Manufacturing (cGMP) environment and Validation of computer software for Biotechnology process controls. My additional experience involves electronic Microsystems development with embedded software and design of innovative high-tech systems and products that support diverse industries, including medical equipment, semiconductor manufacturing equipment, environmental, petroleum (gas), pharmaceuticals, and engraving equipment. My consultations include the defense industry with satellite communications, navigation computers used on Polaris submarines, and navigation computers for aircrafts. My other experience consists of feasibility studies, engineering reviews, business plan development, market evaluation, funding research, patent application, and corporate evaluations for venture capital. I have over 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.