Fire Explosion Analysis Expert 413130 FL

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years experience in the field of fire and explosion analysis. My expertise includes fire, fire reconstruction, electrical failure analysis, mechanical failure analysis, metallurgical failure analysis, construction failure analysis, product failure analysis, underwater investigations, underwater locations, side scan sonar, and vessel recoveries. I am offering my services as a fire and explosions expert witness.

Structural Engineer Expert 522008 MI

Expertise Description

As a structural engineer with more than 35 years of experience, I have a focus in property casualty damage issues including: structural failures and defects, water intrusions, roof distresses, origin and cause of fires, mechanical failures, electrical failures, and trip and fall conditions. I have also spent over 10 years as a structural engineer expert witness.

LED Lighting Expert 502226 AL

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years of experience encompassing areas including semiconductor packaging, MEMS packaging, electronics reliability, light emitting diodes (LED), solid-state lighting (SSL), automotive electronic systems, finite element modeling, electronic failure mechanisms, decoration measurement, and material behavior characterization. I have provided numerous clients with deposition, courtroom testimony, and consultations as a LED expert witness for over 5 years.

Mechanical Engineering Expert 519060 AL

Expertise Description

I am a mechanical engineer with more than 25 years experience as a gas turbine, aviation and marine engine expert at every major world-wide OEM in the gas turbine engine industry. I am experienced with flight, marine, automotive and industrial engine and have worked as a US Navy Engineering Duty Officer. I am also the holder of six (6) patents in gas turbine engine design. I have experience with military engine qualification, commercial engine certification and FAA CFR regulations. I have significant experience with mechanical component design, testing and forensic investigation of component failure. I have worked with field investigations and warranty claims. I have been the lead investigator on claims from foreign navies and have conducted on-site investigations. I have also worked with laparoscopic and ultrasonic medical device design, testing and FDA 510k approval at a world-leading OEM. I have been the team leader for an ultrasonic laparoscopic device launch for leading Fortune 500 company. I have conducted pre-clinical and field hospital trials and have supported successful component testing at CSA labs. I have opined in gas turbine and automotive personal injury cases. I have offered my services for over 10 years as a mechanical engineering expert witness with consultations and deposition.

Plastics Engineering Expert 519839 AL

Expertise Description

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

Fire Investigation Expert 520028 NY

Expertise Description

With over 10 years experience as a fire investigator and fire fighter, I have worked with Origin and Cause Investigations, Explosion Investigations, Car Fires, Marine Fires, Scene/Case Investigation, Witness interviews, Evidence Examinations, and have provided consultations on electrical failures, Electrical failure analysis / testing, Component failure analysis / testing, Product failure analysis / testing, and Material testing. I have additional experience in conducting hundreds of live burns, demonstrations, testing and training for both the public and private sectors. I have been providing clients with consultations, courtroom testimony, and deposition as a fire investigation expert witness in New York for more than 5 years.

Mechanical Design Expert 518848 NY

Expertise Description

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

Plastics Research and Development Expert 505632 AL

Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years experience in the field of Chemistry with expertise in Plastics. I have experience with innovations and development of new additive and filler products used in plastics such as polyethylene, nylon, polyurethane, PVC, and composites using ISO Project Design. I have handled customer interface with technical, marketing, and management of personnel; as well as patent writing for new products developed.

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.

Chemistry Industry Hygiene Expert 96545 MA

Expertise Description

I have over 45 years experience specializing in chemistry and industrial hygiene / safety. My areas of expertise include chemistry, hazardous substances, industrial hygiene and safety, and hazardous waste. I have experience with product liability, product failure, liquor liability, drunk driving, drugs and other criminal matters, workers compensation, indoor air pollutants, and evaluation of exposure to chemicals. My additional expertise includes flammable gases, liquids, and solids, as well as exploding soft drink bottles. I have more than 30 years expert witness experience.

Machine Engineering And Design Expert 128652 VT

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years of experience specializing in machine engineering and design. My expertise includes: machine / product design; adequacy of design; thoroughness of control of quality; guards, shields, interlocks, and reliability; human factors; information, instructions, and warnings; related accidents and their reconstruction; product liability; and patent disputes. I have additional expertise in home appliances, institutional equipment, power tools, lawn and garden / turf care equipment, industrial and off-road vehicles, agricultural equipment, and industrial / production machinery. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Cell Phone Analysis Expert 107351 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience in the design, development, and technical analysis of electronics and communications equipment. I have experience in cases involving patent infringement; complex trademark infringement; patent damages & royalty calculations; cell phone cases involving wrongfully accused, E-911 issues, call routing, and cell tower records; telecommunications cases involving failures and failure analysis, the local switch, toll call, and VoIP, IVR, and ATIS call centers; internet service providers; and broadband systems including ISDN, DSL, ADSL, and Ethernet. I have additional experience with all aspects of the telephone network and how it operates, the cable requirements needed to provide adequate internet service, testing cables used for high speed internet including CAT5 and high performance cables, and electrical engineering. My additional areas of expertise include electronics, power supplies, system failure analysis, reliability, safety, fault tolerant design methodology, development concepts and technical analysis of electronics, failure mode analysis, and Underwriters (UL) recognition of products for use in North America. I have 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Automotive Expert 12553 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in automotive issues. I have conducted vehicle and forensic inspections in the following areas: mechanical, vehicle fire cause and origin, engine and component failure analysis, accident reconstruction (mechanical), Lemon law investigations, subrogation issues and reports, body shop/service department fraud investigations, parts inspections and identification, product failure analysis, design defect analysis and damage appraisal. My other areas of expertise include engine and powertrain, service and anti-lock brake systems (air and hydraulic), advanced electronics and computer systems, supplemental restraint systems, automotive safety systems, automotive and heavy truck body and frame, tires, and handicapped controls/assistive devices. I have prior expert witness experience.

Seat Belts Expert 9750 CA(S)

Expertise Description

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

Fire Investigation Expert 439791 IL

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the field of Engineering Investigations with expertise in electrical engineering and materials engineering. I have experience with origin and cause, and fire investigations for numerous areas including, product failure analysis, antennas and electromagnetics, transformers, switchgear, power distribution, semiconductors and electronic materials. My fire investigations experience includes fires and explosions of chemical facilities, residential-commercial-industrial facilities, passenger vehicles and trucks, heavy equipment, etc. I am trained in arson investigation techniques. I have over 15 years expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Marketing Expert 500440 AL

Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years of experience in the fields of Entrepreneurship and Marketing with expertise in startup ventures, criminal business enterprises, innovation, technology startups, franchising, business consulting, angel investing, and venture capital. On the marketing side, I have experience in, false advertising, branding, social media, competitive intelligence, forensic marketing, marketing research, statistics, industry analysis, and branding. I have knowledge of startups, bad business ventures, criminal business enterprises, business fraud, business interruptions, false product claims, false advertising, branding, social media crime, bad marketing practices, business-to-business marketing, competitive intelligence, forensic marketing, marketing research, statistics, industry analysis, and branding. I have prior expert witness experience.

Product Failure Expert 462716 IA

Expertise Description

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

Construction Defects Expert 460274 UT

Expertise Description

I have more than 10 years experience in the field of Civil Engineering with expertise in damage and failure, forensic structural and civil engineering investigations, construction defect evaluations, building envelop and moisture intrusion problems, wind/hail and earthquake damage evaluations, claim appraisal work, subrogation potential, product failure analysis, and slip/fall analysis. I have experience with wood, masonry, concrete, and steel design. I have over 5 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

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.

Biomedical Electrical Engineering Expert 425577 IL

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the field of Electrical Engineering with microelectronics research and biomedical engineering. I am highly knowledgeable in medical instrumentation, such as ballisocardiography and wireless diagnostic systems; DNA sensors, fabrication of micro-pump, diamond field emission devices, Micro-electro-mechanical Systems (MEMS) gas sensors; nanotechnology; device fabrication; integrated circuit fabrication; and modeling and simulation concerning transistors for circuits. I have over 5 years expert witness experience.

Biomechanics Expert 425497 PA

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years experience in the field of Forensic Biomechanics. My extensive experience includes analyzing human movements, personal injuries, product design, product development, medical devices, and mechanical engineering. I specialize in injuries caused by externally applied forces resulting in bone fractures or dislocations, soft-tissue tears, avulsions and ruptures. I am experienced in technical consultation, investigations, research, analysis, report and testimony regarding disputes resulting from injuries such as slip / trip / falls, vehicle crashes, product failure, athletic and recreational participation, construction accidents, manufacturing accidents, playground accidents, medical device failures, and vehicle collisions. I have 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Metallurgy Expert 412188 FL

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in the field of Metallurgical Engineering and Technology-based Business Development. My extensive experience includes economics, business management, robotics, Internet Service Provider (ISP), electronic marketing, product failure, mechanical failure, truck brake plunger, inspection tools, assumed failure, metallurgical analysis, three dimensional (3D) scanning and investigation, computer aided design tools, metal strength, comparative design, global positioning system (GPS), factory automation systems, computer systems, medical devices, product performance, root cause, service usage investigation, and computer aided inspection software. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience.

Flooring Expert 403012 FL

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years experience in the Flooring Industry. My expertise includes floors, commercial and residential applications, surface flooring, including carpet, vinyl, wood, tile, natural stone, laminates, and concrete, installation practices, installation materials, product familiarity, flooring sound insulation, floor coverings, granite, limestone, travertine, crema marfil, floor installations, hard surface materials, cost of repair, building codes, installation scope of work, moisture testing (relative humidity and calcium chloride), forensic diagnosis, sound testing, building envelope issues, and water proofing. I have prior 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.

Medical Device Expert 149592 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years experience in Engineering and Medical Devices. My areas of expertise consists of hydroculators, moist heat pads, thermal cooling pads and cooling apparatus; laser and thermal hair removal devices, dermabrasion equipment; luggage and costume jewelry; patient beds, transport gurneys; failure of Pilates exercise devices; surgical staples; surgical fluid warmers; pedicle screw failure; absorbable shoulder tacs; suture failure; chiropractic devices; dental burr and drill failures; defibrillator mechanical design issues; surgical laser power cord design reliability, and much more. My additional experience includes engineering and management focused on research and development, design, and manufacturing in the medical device, packaging, toy, consumer product, and aerospace industries. My responsibilities have ranged from original product conception through high volume manufacturing, including plastic extrusion, injection molding, assembly, decorating, labeling, and packaging. I have experience with FDA requirements and Good Manufacturing Procedures (GMP’s); producing prototype models; performing computer aided plastic part design (SolidWorks) and failure; and hazard analysis including Failure Mode Effects Analysis (FMEA). I have over 10 years expert witness experience.

Automotive Glass Expert 375394 WI

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in the automotive glass industry, over 20 years as Auto Glass technician, over 20 years as technical trainer, and over 20 years as technical consultant to the National Glass Association (NGA). My expertise includes sales and retail management and operations; auto glass installation; training; research and development of new product lines, glass breakage and defects, insulated glass failures, supplies and techniques. I have over 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

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.

Semiconductor Expert 366045 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the areas of semiconductor processing, semiconductor wafer probe, wafer fabrication, product development and testing, and silicon device physics. My expertise includes low power and high performance integrated circuits (ICs) for military and aerospace applications, integrated circuit fabrication, electronic design automation (EDA) tools, intellectual property (IP), front-end fabrication and capital equipment, back-end test and assembly and IC end-markets, and reverse engineering analysis. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.