Economics Expert Witness MD 531809

Expertise Description

With over two decades experience in economics, I have expertise in economic and regulatory issues for U.S. and international businesses, investors, governments, and organizations; tariff adjustments and regulatory reform with politicians and regulators; provided opinions on contract disputes; performed demand, tariff, pricing, and cost studies; calculated damages and compensation estimates; developed business plans for new regulatory agencies in several countries; conducted due diligence and feasibility studies for power plants, utilities, and pipelines; and developed network models for the energy industry. I have additional experience in regulated industries such as the natural gas, electricity, oil, mining, water, transport and milk industries. I have provided consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony as an economics expert witness for more than 20 years.

Petroleum Engineering Expert 524427 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years' experience as a petroleum engineer with expertise in oil and gas pipeline management, well drilling and workovers, managing land, mineral rights and oil and gas leasing, reservoir engineering, infield/adjacent exploration for new reserves, permitting and regulatory compliance, and well integrity management. I have additional experience in gas storage and transportation systems. I have provided consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony as a petroleum engineering expert witness for more than 15 years.

Construction Engineering Expert 530896 TX

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in Construction Engineering with expertise in risk assessment, construction claims analysis, damage assessment, standard of care, proposal management, estimating, scheduling, cost and schedule control, and project management. I have worked on hundreds of claims and disputes involving all types of construction projects, from refineries and petrochemical plants to LNG projects, power plants, pipelines, oil and gas facilities. I have over 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, depositions, and courtroom testimony.

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.

Offshore Oil Gas Engineering Expert 530434 TX

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years experience working in offshore oil and gas field development. My expertise includes offshore field development – subsea, umbilicals, risers, & pipeline systems; mooring & offloading; LNG terminals / FSRUs / small scale LNG: LNG terminals- FSRU, FLSU, FSU, onshore modules & gas facilities, small scale LNG vessels, liquefaction facilities, small scale LNG/CNG, and LNG bunkering. I have provided my services for more than 10 years as an oil and gas expert witness.

Mechanical Engineering Expert 523884 CO

Expertise Description

With more than 35 years in the field of mechanical engineering, I have an expertise in fracture mechanics, metallurgy, fitness-for-service assessments, failure analysis, stress analysis, remaining life assessments, welding, and pipeline integrity. I have spent over 20 years providing deposition, consultations, and courtroom testimony as a mechanical engineering expert witness.

Bulk Handling and Transport Expert 529678 GA

Expertise Description

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

Naval Architecture Expert 523758 FL

Expertise Description

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

Geological Sciences Expert 460173 WA

Expertise Description

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

Structural Engineer Expert 46548 CA(S)

Expertise Description

With over 40 years experience in geotechnical engineering, my expertise is in soil engineering, geology, foundation engineering, structural engineering, materials engineering, and hydrology. I also have knowledge in hillside residential developments, urban redevelopment, oil storage and water tanks, pipelines, bridges, multi-plate arch structures, waterfront structures, storm drains, reservoir embankments, and sewage disposal systems. I have spent more than 40 years as a geotechnical engineering expert witness with consultations, courtroom testimony, and deposition.

Fire and Explosion Investigation Expert 526035 NC

Expertise Description

With more than 10 years experience in mechanical engineering, I have an expertise in fire & explosions investigation, tank ruptures, pressure vessels, thermal-fluid calculations, fire, fire modeling, product liability, chemical plants, industrial processes, fire and explosion, fire dynamics, aviation, gas & dust explosions, natural gas pipelines, and dust hazard analysis (dha), process hazard analysis (pha) and computed tomography (ct) data analysis. I have prior experience providing deposition, consultations, and courtroom testimony as a mechanical engineering expert witness.

Pipeline Expert 522212 TX

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years of consulting experience in pipelines with an emphasis on gas plants, crude oil terminals, refineries, and the purchasing and destruction of pipelines. I have also worked with easement contracts, rights of way, abandoned pipelines, environmental issues, asbestos, and pipeline appraisals. I have spent more than a decade providing deposition and courtroom testimony as a pipeline expert witness.

Underground Construction Expert 518082 AL

Expertise Description

I have been employed by companies and have owned companies in the business of providing underground construction for the placement of underground utilities and pipelines. My work experience spans over twenty years working directly in the underground industry. My companies have served in both Prime Contractor and Subcontractor capacities. I have held positions and job duties in companies that include but are not limited to: General Laborer, Customer Service Representative, Underground Vault (manhole) Setter, Sales Executive, Area Manager, Project Manager, Estimator, General Manager, Vice President and President. I have extensive knowledge of underground construction, related equipment and have experience in the selection, procurement, utilization, and maintenance of such equipment. A list of equipment includes but is not limited to: Trucks, Heavy Trucks and Trailers, Forklifts, Cranes both track and Truck mounted, Skid steer, Skip Loader, Backhoe, Excavator, Loaders, Compactors, Trenchers, Boring Machines, Horizontal Directional Drills (HDD), Pit Launched Directional Drills, Pneumatic Hammers, and Hydraulic Moles. I have worked and overseen successful projects to install pipeline and conduit for Cable TV, Fiber Optic, Gas, Electric, Water, Sewer, and Storm Drain. Other pipe and conduit installations include, Seawater Return Pipe Lines, Defrosting Pipeline, Hydro Augers and Contaminated Soil Remediation Lines. Under my direction my companies have built and installed Fiber Optic Conduit Networks for inner-city and long haul projects. The projects utilized High Density Poly Ethylene (HDPE) pipe ranging in size from 1 inch in diameter to 42 inches in diameter. I have served as a consultant in both private and public works and have been retained by cities, engineering firms and law firms. As a consultant, I have provided services such as expert witness, feasibility study, method recommendation, bore plan and design input, specification review, cost estimating, contractor review, project monitoring, document review, and litigation.

Gas & Electric Construction Expert 525032 MI

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years of consulting experience in engineering with an emphasis in gas and electric construction, permitting, civil, and project management, and utility design. I have worked in survey, right of way, easements, utility and gas transmission for years. I have dealt with the average person on land issues, as well as railroads, government, military, state, local and department of transportation. I have permitted environmental areas, and spent many hours researching land legal documentation for purposes of obtaining right of way and easements. I am offering my services as a gas and electric construction expert witness.

Oil & Gas Pipeline Expert 516019 TX

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in mechanical and structural engineering and project management in the upstream and midstream oil & gas industries. My expertise consists of risk assessment, inspection, data integration, data validation, asset fitness-for-service and design life extension analyses for fixed equipment, such as pipelines, process piping, pressure vessels, and tanks. I have offered consultations, courtroom testimony, and deposition as a pipeline regulations expert witness.

Accident Reconstruction & Structural Analysis Expert 520330 VA

Expertise Description

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

Welding Expert 524420 CO

Expertise Description

I have over 15 years experience in metallurgy with expertise in the welding metallurgy, failure analysis, construction, and mechanical/refractory quality control. I specialize in quality control management for mechanical piping/vessels and refractory installation, and also in failure analysis and microstructure/property relationship for weld metal/joints for a wide array of industries. I have additional knowledge in determining the fracture mode through the initial failure assessment and gathering supporting evidence through photography, electron microscopy (SEM / EDS), metallurgical / chemical characterization, and mechanical testing. I have prior experience providing my services as a metallurgy 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.

Petroleum Engineering Expert 524427 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience as a petroleum engineer with expertise in Oil & Gas pipeline management, well drilling and workovers, managing land, mineral rights and oil and gas leasing, reservoir engineering, infield/adjacent exploration for new reserves, permitting and regulatory compliance, and well integrity management. I have additional experience gas storage and transportation systems. I have over 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, depositions, and courtroom testimony.

HVAC Expert 501487 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have been focused in design services for over 35 years in the field of Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC). I have experience with forensic analysis of HVAC, plumbing, fire sprinkler, electrical, and process piping systems. I have also performed site inspections, tests, research, product analysis, cost estimation, and written reports. I have over 5 years of experience as an HVAC expert witness in California by offering deposition, courtroom testimony, and consultations.

Civil Engineering Expert 520185 AL

Expertise Description

With over 20 years experience in the field of civil engineering, I have worked on the design of highways and streets, traffic studies, rail spurs, small bridges, culverts, drainage improvements including lined and unlined open channels, site grading and drainage plans ranging from 0.25 acres to hundreds of acres, industrial site designs, facility/port security planning, hydraulic and hydrologic studies, water and sanitary sewer systems, State Highway design changes and access permit coordination, FEMA flood map revisions, Coastal and storm water permitting, Corps permitting, pipeline routing and detailed design, and other infrastructure projects. I have also spent more than a decade working as a civil engineering expert witness in Alabama. I have provided consultations, courtroom testimony, and deposition to numerous clients.

Natural Gas Engineering Expert 520127 OH

Expertise Description

With more than 25 years experience in the field of Natural Gas Engineering, my background has been focused on construction in association with transmission, gathering, storage and distribution of pipeline systems and facility operations. I am also skilled with supervision and project management in design and construction, project prioritization, information system development, communication planning, contract management, system planning and targeted advertising and marketing plans. I have also spent time as a natural gas engineering expert in Ohio by providing such services as consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Fire and Explosion Expert 520085 WA

Expertise Description

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

Offshore Engineering Expert 519780 CA(S)

Expertise Description

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

Structural Engineering Expert 519072 IL

Expertise Description

With over 30 years experience in the civil/structural engineering field, my expertise has been focused on design and construction failures, restoration and renovation of older structures, foundation issues, design deficiencies, basement wall and slab cracking, wall cladding attachment failure (including glazing), beam and slab failure or adverse deflection, and mechanical equipment and piping investigations. I have additional expertise with the design and failure of equipment, including industrial lifting devises, tractor removal, bridge cranes, booms and telescopic cranes. I have also offered my services as a structural engineering expert witness for more than 15 years by providing consultations, as well as deposition and courtroom testimony.

Petroleum Fuel Expert 520115 PA

Expertise Description

With more than 35 years experience working in the petroleum and renewable fuels industry, I have spent my career focusing in the product areas of gasoline, diesel fuel, marine fuel, biodiesel, biofuels, jet fuel, heating oil, and fuel additives. I have also spent time providing consultations as a petroleum expert witness in Pennsylvania.

Underground Utilities Expert 518082 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have owned and been employed by numerous companies for over 20 years in the business of providing underground construction for the placement of underground utilities and pipelines. My companies have served in both Prime Contractor and Subcontractor capacities. My expertise includes working with Underground Construction, Fiber Conduit Placement, Trenchless Construction, and Horizontal Directional Drilling. I have been providing expert witness services for more than 5 years.

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.

Geotechnical Engineering Expert 502741 UT

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years experience in the field of Geotechnical Engineering with expertise in Geotechnical Investigations, Geologic hazard evaluations, slope stability studies, pavement evaluations, distress investigations, and environmental site assessments. My project experience includes educational facilities, commercial and residential developments, a new 25-mile highway corridor, power plants, highway bridge and interchange structures, high-rise structures, roadways, pipelines, flood control channels and detention basins, reservoirs, groundwater studies, and landslide studies. My design experience includes shallow and deep foundations, pavements, retaining walls, bracing and shoring systems, small earthen dams and embankments, flood control structures, erosion protection, geotextile reinforced slopes, and dewatering systems. I have over 15 years expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

swimming pool construction Expert 502824 AL

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the field of Swimming Pool Construction with expertise in both Commercial and Residential projects. I am a State licensed Pool Contractor and am very active in the area of Standards and Codes. I have been teaching in my industry for over 20 years. My industry experience includes the wholesale and retail segments of the industry, design, sales and construction of residential and commercial projects. I also do consulting work specializing in hydraulics and piping system design, equipment and component specifications, pool and spa safety, pool suction entrapment, codes, and standards. I have over 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Offshore petroleum Expert 503796 NY

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the Liquid Petroleum Industry with expertise in Offshore Petroleum Terminals. I have experience with liquid petroleum (crude, products) and gas (LNG, LPG) cargo handling and storage facilities, single point mooring (SPM), Multi-Buoy Mooring (MBM/CBM), and offshore cargo transfer systems (FPSO). I have additional experience with oil and gas pipelines, manifolds, pigging and PLEMs (land/submarine), and Military marine terminals and home-porting facilities. My specific areas of expertise are conceptual development, pipe flow and hydraulic analysis, pipe system stress analysis, stress and vibration, piping & pipe support design, pipeline on-bottom stability, pigging, prime movers, spill containment, spill booms and hazard analysis and risk assessment (HAZOP), vibration analysis & machinery diagnostics, and pipeline integrity and FFS assessment. I have over 15 years expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Hydrogeology Expert 325337 AK

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years experience in the field of Environmental Remediation, specializing in Hydrogeology. I have experience in assessment and remediation of soil and groundwater impacted by petroleum hydrocarbons, chlorinated solvents, and heavy metals. I have over 20 years experience in in-situ remediation as an environmental scientist, project manager, and contractor. I also have 5 years experience in the oil and gas industry as an oil exploration geologist working in Alaska and California. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Product Liability Expert 323746 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience specializing in products liability, personal injury, and materials failure with expertise in chemical, physical, thermal, spectral, and other testing methods used to analyze plastic part and product failures. My litigation experience includes: construction defects emphasizing plastic plumbing problems; design and manufacturing defects in plastic, rubber, and composite parts and materials; plastics extrusion; injection molding; thermoforming; and other plastics processing methods. I have more than 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Plumbing Expert 128638 TX

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years experience in the plumbing industry. My experience includes managing the complete operation of a plumbing company. I have managed service trucks, plumbers, inventory control, office staff, human relations, customer relations, vendor relations, accounts payable and receivable, purchasing, counter sales and customer service, personally handled all customer complaints, mediated disagreements, advertising, finance, maintenance on building and vehicles, and all other functions required to operate as the owner of a business. I assisted in developing guidelines and training manuals for plumbing, safety, and customer relations techniques for plumbers.

Construction Expert 128085 FL

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience as a professional engineer licensed in Florida, Connecticut, and New York, including managing and performing civil, structural, and environmental investigation, development, and construction projects. I have managed numerous asbestos and lead surveys from New York to Florida. I also performed over 100 due diligence and condominium conversion investigations. I have experience performing forensic failure analyses, including structural, roofing, foundation, waterfront, underwater, geotechnical, water infiltration, product defect, production piping, and slip / trip and fall investigations. My Environmental Engineering expertise includes asbestos, lead-based paint, underground contamination, indoor air quality, hazardous waste, water and air quality, and PCBs. I have over 5 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Theme Parks Expert 58987 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in design and engineering, specializing in the theme park, recreation, and resort industries. My expertise includes: engineering design, accident investigation, ride design, safety inspection, water park safety, water slides, wave pools, swimming pools, ride stress analysis, high speed coasters, monorails, thrill rides, tramways, simulators, water flume rides, ride maintenance, mechanical systems, mechanical drive systems, heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (H.V.A.C.), piping / plumbing systems, and pumping systems. I have prior expert witness experience.

Fire Origin And Cause Expert 128461 TX

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years specializing in Fire Cause and Origin, Accident Reconstruction and Failure Analysis, with an emphasis in industrial and commercial accidents, vehicle accidents, tractor truck accidents and ECM download analysis, product equipment failure analysis. I am a Mechanical Engineer with experience in roof-mounted and package HVAC units in commercial and school buildings. My expertise includes: failure analysis of vehicle, appliances, tools, machinery, equipment, HVAC, industrial, commercial, oil field, marine, residential, piping/piping components/pressure vessel design/failure analysis; ANSI B31.1 & B31.3; ASME Sections I & VIII; slip, trip and fall/building code compliance/ADA compliance/premises liability. I have more than 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Forensic Accounting Expert 57976 TX

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years specializing in Forensic Accounting, with an emphasis on measurement of financial damages related to business interruption, business valuation, commercial litigation, construction claims, delays and defects, consequential damages, contractual disputes, economic damages, first party property claims, fraud and fidelity losses, insurance claims, intellectual property, inventory losses, marital dissolution or divorce, loss of earnings, loss of income or profits, partnership disputes, personal injury, product liability, property damage, shareholder derivative actions, shareholder disputes, subrogation, third party liability claims, unfair business practices, wrongful death and wrongful termination. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Construction Defect Expert 97279 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in construction matters. My expertise includes: construction defects; construction inspections; welding inspections; construction investigations; construction materials / methods; concrete (including sampling); concrete inspections; heavy construction; high-rise construction; inspections (paint / coating thicknesses, spray-applied fireproofing, non-destructive welds testing); laboratory testing; lining / wrapping testing; masonry; mass concrete placements; multi-storey masonry structures; multi-storey post-tensioned parking structures; post-earthquake habitability inspections; reinforcing steel; small- and large-diameter pipeline pressure testing; slip-form construction; soils backfill testing; soils compaction / testing; and water tanks. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Hydrology Expert 56498 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience as a hydrogeologist and geologist. My expertise includes: civil engineering; coastal erosion; engineering geology; environmental engineering standards-of-care; flood hydrology; groundwater / surface water assessment / development / litigation, management / protection; hydrocollapses; landslide evaluation (groundwater / seepage source determinations); seismic risk evaluation; sewer-line failure and resulting groundwater contamination; water pipelines; water resources development / remediation; water rights; watersheds / runoff issues; and wells (wellfields, wellheads). I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Hvac Mechanical Engineering 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.

Public Utility Gas Pipline Safety Expert 96535 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 50 years experience in safety and civil engineering, concentrating on public utilities, occupational safety and health (O.S.H.A.), and transportation engineering. My public utilities expertise includes: gas pipelines (construction, inspections, maintenance, repair, testing operating pressures); gas pipeline accidents (ignition / explosions); and power lines (overhead / underground). OSHA expertise includes: equipment inspections (ladders, ramps, scaffolds, scissor lifts, stairways, work platforms); safety procedures (concrete pumping, confined space entry into manholes / pipelines / tanks, construction / demolitions, electrical equipment, excavations, flammable materials storage, forklifts, personal protective equipment, roofing, traffic control); site inspections (construction / demolitions, drilling sites, industrial, loading docks, machine shops, refineries, vehicle repair shops, warehouses); and work accidents (cave-ins, construction, falls, industrial, materials handling, power lines, refineries, warehouses). My transportation expertise includes: bridges / bridge inspections; bridge / highway design; and environmental planning. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Gas Pipelines Expert 96863 TX

Expertise Description

I have over 45 years as a practicing civil engineer, specializing in oil and gas pipelines. My expertise includes pipeline: accident investigations; coatings; codes and compliance (federal, state, industry); corrosion; depth of cover; design, construction, operation, and maintenance regulations for all gas transmission, gas distribution, and petroleum pipelines; excavation damage; hydraulics; hydrostatic testing; leakage; liquid natural gas (L.N.G.); oil fields; pneumatics; propane; ROW easements; safety audits; safety inspections; storm drainage; and threaded pipe. I have additional management / oversight expertise in anti-drug company regulations; human resources; contracts; and budgeting. I have expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Commercial Plumbing Expert 59311 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in Plumbing Inspection, as well as a code specialist, contractor, and instructor. My expertise includes all matters and operations pertaining to plumbing, including: supervision of private and public construction projects; commercial plumbing installations (industrial developments, educational facilities, banks, and retail shopping centers); residential plumbing; Uniform Plumber Code; and contract compliance. I have over 5 years expert witness experience.

Thermal Systems 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.

Piping System Hvac Expert 18015 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years experience in the field of plumbing and HVAC / piping systems. My experienced in projects for industrial, commercial, and residential clients, including educational facilities, hospitals, and hotels / motels, as general contractor and plumber. My areas of expertise: management, inspector, contractor, supervision, planning, and estimating for plumbing, heating, boilers, piping systems, HVAC, controls, and utilities. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Geotechincal Engineering Expert 45703 AZ

Expertise Description

I am a Registered Geotechnical Engineer with over 40 years of professional experience on major project assignments, including soil and foundation investigations, geologic and seismic investigations, field exploration and laboratory testing programs, engineering analysis, and on monitoring of earthwork and foundation construction for commercial, municipal, industrial, school, hospital, waterfront and residential developments. Since 1995, I have served as an independent geotechnical engineering consultant on over 700 design and construction projects, case reviews, and consulting assignments. I served as geotechnical engineering consultant to established engineering firms in California and Nevada, and as expert witness for legal dispute resolutions and insurance claim assessments. I have more than 15 years expert witness experience.

Slope Failure Expert 20605 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in engineering and geological issues. My areas of expertise include slope repair, foundation repair & construction, retaining wall repair & construction and soil stabilization & drilling. I have more than 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, cost of repair, 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.

Piping And Pressure Vessel Expert 40607 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 50 years experience in Civil Engineering. My expertise includes structural engineering, pressure vessel, piping, nuclear power construction, ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, welding, and quality assurance. I have over 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

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.

Ceramic Engineering 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.

Pipelines 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.

Metallurgy And Material Testing Expert 20354 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in metallurgical engineering issues. My areas of expertise include: scanning electron microscopy, fracture mechanics, metallurgical tests and techniques. I have investigated consumer product failures including turbine/heat exchanger failures, glass failures, metal and plastic chair failures, composite poles, ski-boots, chains, seatbelts, ladders, piping defects, and tires. I have more than 35 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Hydraulics Mechanical Engineering 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.

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.

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.

Heavy Construction Expert 8858 CA(N)

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.

Piping Expert 389076 RI

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in the field Mechanical Engineering with expertise in design and analysis, inspections and auditing of piping, pipe supports, pressure vessels and other structural and mechanical components. I have experience with maintenance and field engineering for performance enhancement of piping systems including high energy steam, vacuum air systems for sludge removal, HVAC, air and vacuum handling systems, buried piping and seismic qualification in accordance with ASME, ANSI, AWS, API and NRC requirements. I have over 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Diesel Expert 385970 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in diesel fuel systems. I have experience with design, specification, installation, startup, commissioning, troubleshooting, project management and inspections of diesel fuel systems for emergency backup generators and boilers. My areas of expertise also include pipe sizing, pump sizing, pump flow calculations; vent sizing; pressure calculations, overpressure alarms and sequences of operations, and back pressure devices.

Petroleum Expert 461901 TX

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years experience in the Petroleum and Natural Gas industries with expertise in wells, drilling rigs, Oilfield Engineering, safety programs, industry standards of care, and industry standards and practice. I have additional knowledge of production management, reservoirs, natural gas, design planning, pipelines, and oilfield equipment. I have over 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Pipeline 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.

Plastic Molding Expert 430319 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years experience in the field of Plastics and Molding. My extensive experience includes injection molding, liquid injection molding (LIM), metal injection molding (MIM), Reaction injection molding (RIM), micro injection molding, thermoforming, structural foam, gas assist, two color/ multi-component, insert & over-molding, in-mold decoration, and extrusion. I have over 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Hvac Plumbing Piping Expert 323300 TN

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience as a mechanical engineering designing and maintaining HVAC, plumbing, piping, and sprinkler systems. My expert witness specialization includes HVAC, plumbing and sprinkler systems, construction defects, design errors, failure analysis of mechanical equipment, gas appliances, and hot water scalding. I have more than 5 years expert witness experience.

Corrosion Engineering Expert 422449 GA

Expertise Description

I have over 50 years experience in the field of Corrosion Engineering. My expertise includes corrosion, pipeline safety, pipe systems, cathodic protection, cement, and hydraulics. I have more than 5 years expert witness experience.

Nondestructive Testing Expert 400840 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have experience in the Nondestructive Testing and Welding Industry. I have extensive experience as a Nondestructive testing (NDT) level II in radiographic testing (RT), penetrant testing (PT), ultrasonic testing (UT), visual testing (VT), leak testing (LT), and magnetic particle (MT) on aerospace components, weldment assemblies, composites, forgings, structural steel, field refineries, pipelines, power plants and concrete applications both in labs and in the field. My additional experience includes managing fluoroscopic inspection (real time), spectrometer, Brinell scale, radiation safety and safety, welding inspections, teaching radiography, Eddy current, personnel safety, developing written practices and procedures, maintaining machine operations, and administrating level I, II, and III certification examinations. I have prior expert witness experience.

Environmental Compliance Expert 315515 CA(S)

Expertise Description

P.E., Ph.D. – Consulting expert with experience in the field of Environmental Compliance and Engineering. Experience includes water quality and water supply; methane gas mitigation; municipal solid waste handling; waste-to-energy conversion; design, siting and integration of desalination, water recycling, and solid waste recycling facilities; environmental assessment and remediation of industrial facilities; water usage; petroleum products distribution; and large-diameter pipelines and pipe network hydraulics and design. Additional experience consists of water distribution networks, potable water supply, methane, mathematical modeling, pipeline system optimization, facilities optimization, and water treatment facilities. Prior expert witness experience.

Product Liability Chemistry Expert 346304 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in the field of Chemistry, Contamination, and Product Liability. My expertise includes plastics and plastic products application; rubber and rubber products application; pipe systems(copper and plastic); coatings; sealants; sealant failures; adhesives; construction products / defects; chemistry-related issues; environmental issues; and urethane rubber and foams. I have prior expert witness experience.

Petroleum Engineering Expert 349705 TX

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in the field of Petroleum Engineering. My experience includes onshore and offshore oil and gas drilling and production operations. My expertise consists of oilfield and industrial safety; supervising drilling operations from pre-drill land damage settlements to production; safety engineering; pipeline operations; fires and explosions investigations; well-cost estimates; rig schedules; regulatory permits; rig selection; completion plans; supervision of open and cased hole logging, perforating, acidizing, and fracture simulation. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Structural Engineering Expert 169501 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 45 years experience in the field of Structural Engineering. My experience includes soil mechanics, soil dynamics, arctic engineering, earthquake engineering, and engineering seismology. My projects involve dams and embankments, high-rise buildings, major industrial and refinery installations, offshore platforms, port and harbor facilities, bridges, wind storms, nuclear power plants, liquid natural gas facilities, underground repositories for nuclear waste disposal, industrial disposal sites, and pipelines and transmission lines. I have prior expert witness experience.

Energy HVAC 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.

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.

Transportation Expert 321290 FL

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.

Hazmat And Heavy Trucking 353399

Expertise Description

I have more than three decades experience as a practicing safety engineer and certified safety professional (CSP) in construction, heavy trucking, and material handling (forklift). I provide safety consulting to law firms, insurance, government agencies and private firms in industry and building trades. Approximately 50% of my practice scope involves construction site accidents, with 50% involves heavy trucking and commercial fleet issues or incidents.

Typical construction cases involve roofing injury, falls from height, open holes and skylights, crushing, struck-by, or caught-in injuries. I frequently review casework involving material handling, crane operations, trucking, and excavation and trenching operations injury. As a practicing rescue responder to government and private firms, I provide consultation, training and recommendations regarding the standard of care for technical rescue. I previously served as a Journeyman Union Carpenter, Teamster, and equipment and crane operator. I have over 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony as a safety engineering expert witness in California, Utah, Nevada, and Louisiana for numerous clients.

Civil Engineering Expert 107650 AZ

Expertise Description

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

Hvac Expert 49097 AZ

Expertise Description

I have over 15 years experience in the fields of engineering, management, and consulting for significant projects in the semiconductor, university, laboratory, and advanced technology market sectors, worldwide. My additional consults include several hundred tool-install, wafer fab construction, process systems, process piping, and HVAC projects. I have 10 years expert witness experience.

Marine Surveying Expert 318984 TX

Expertise Description

I have over 50 years experience in marine surveying and risk assessment. My areas of expertise include: marine operations in the offshore oil and gas industry; admiralty; accidents involving dock, shipboard, and offshore cranes; anchor-handling, towing, and mooring incidents; swing rope and personnel basket worker transfer accidents; pipeline damage; cargo and cargo container damage; crane failures; hurricane and heavy weather damage; mooring system failures; anchor-handling operational failures; towing system failures; rig moves; mobile offshore drilling units; and collisions. I have prior expert witness experience.

Plumbing And Drainage 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.

Energy And Power Industry Expert 345370 TX

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience with business and marketing in the energy, gas, and power industry. I am the Principal and President of a consultancy focused on power marketing, commodity risk mitigation, gas supply, independent power generation, broker ethics, pricing strategies, and broker responsibilities. I have worked in the gas and power utility and energy trading industry, where I developed and implemented business development and risk mitigation plans for gas and power projects throughout the US. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Product Design Patent Expert 324662 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 50 years experience as a product designer, manufacturing executive, and consulting mechanical engineer. I have litigation experience with patent infringement, patent analysis, trade secrets, contract disputes, physical deconstruction and analysis; product liability; fraud; and class action. My expertise includes computers and disk drives; cryogenics and heat transfer; electrical equipment; electronics manufacturing; engineering and manufacturing management; fluid machinery; lasers and optics; machine design; metals, plastics, glass, and ceramics; mechanical engineering; medical and scientific instruments; and stress and vibration. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.