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.

Geology Expert 460173 WA

Expertise Description

I have over 45 years experience in the practical application of the geological sciences with expertise in construction and professional liability claims, environmental and permitting issues, and geologic site condition analyses. I have more than 35 years expert witness experience with consultations, depositions, and courtroom testimony.

Heavy Equipment Engineering Expert 518054 UT

Expertise Description

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

Electronics Engineering Expert 508590 AL

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years of experience as an engineer designing and developing products in the electronics and software industry. My expertise includes control systems; embedded systems design and development; XML database design; control UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles); bio-informatics, and product reverse engineering. I have a broad base of knowledge in electronic and software systems gained in my career working on various product designs for a number of companies. I developed embedded control of high power RF amplifiers used in Magnetic Resonant Imaging systems. I was chief architect developing a novel XML database system. I developed DNA and protein sequence search algorithms and software used for bioinformatics. I am working with a research group on control of UAVs. I have reversed engineered a number of complex systems, including: media players, modems, modem compression algorithms, coriolis mass flow meters, blood analysis meters and a variety of other products. I have successfully discovered and analyzed complex digital signal processing algorithms and pertinent operations within these products. I have taught engineering at both undergraduate and graduate level classes. I am an inventor of three patents associated with the XML database technology. I have prior expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Construction Safety Osha Expert 128505 PA

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the field of Construction. My expertise includes: Construction Safety; OSHA Safety and Health; Asbestos; Demolition; Construction Management; Chemical Process Plant Operations and Maintenance; Pipe fitting; Welding; Oil/Gas Drilling Safety; Heavy Equipment Operator; Machine Guarding; Scaffolding; Slip / Trip / Fall; Building Safety; Defensive Driving; and OSHA, EPA, and DOT Regulations. I have over 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Trucking Expert 51300 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in trucking. My expertise includes analysis and investigation of accidents involving heavy vehicles (trucks, buses, tankers, and local delivery vehicles). I have additional expertise in truck operation, hazardous materials transportation, flammable liquids, the Smith System, Department of Transportation regulations and code compliance, and vehicle maintenance issues. My experience includes general trucking, hazmat transportation, flammable tank truck driving, pressurized industrial gas transport, and heavy truck maintenance and repair. I am familiar with different trucking equipment such as flat beds, tanker trucks, doubles, etc. I have over 10 years expert witness experience.

Software Application Expert 45661 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in the design, implementation, and management of the development of a large variety of software applications, ranging from shrink-wrapped products for sale to customers, to tools used to create data or services sold to customers, to purely DARPA-funded research projects where the products were new algorithms and approaches to solve difficult problems. I have a broad range of high technological experience including bioinformatics, electronic design automation, digital cartography, banking systems for foreign exchange traders at large central banks, operating system conformance test suites, and prototyping new architectures for all optical networks in support of data intensive grid computing. My expertise includes XWindows, Motif, GUI’s (graphical user interfaces), graphics, algorithms, and relational databases in both Unix and Microsoft platforms. I have prior expert witness experience.

Environmental Sciences Expert 34350 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 24 years’ experience providing environmental consulting and expert services to commercial, industrial, municipal, and legal clients. I have conducted environmental site assessments; hydrogeological investigations; hazardous materials facility audits; and construction management projects at a wide variety of sites ranging from agricultural properties to heavy industrial facilities to chemical manufacturing plants. I have extensive experience performing environmental site assessments and has conducted investigations at numerous types of facilities impacted petroleum hydrocarbons, heavy metals, chlorinated solvents, pesticides, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), methyl tert-butyl ether (MTBE), and emerging contaminants such as perchlorate, 1,4-dioxane, 1,2,3-trichloropropane, and per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). I have has extensive expertise in the acquisition of historical records, case file documents, historical aerial photography, and other and plans, and other materials used for litigation support and case development. I am an expert on the appraisal of environmental site investigations performed by third-parties and has testified on matters concerning standard of care. I also have provided extensive assistance to legal clients by developing and managing databases, geographic information systems, software applications, and demonstrative graphics for mediation and trial purposes. I have participated in the fulfillment of litigation services for dozens of high-profile environmental cases nationwide.

Hydraulic Design Expert 33220 CA(S)

Expertise Description

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

Land Development Expert 346887 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years experience in the field of Land Development with expertise in a wide variety of development projects ranging from small residential subdivisions and retail centers to complete master planned communities with multiple land uses totaling up to 15,000 acres in a single project. I have additional experience in strategic planning, design, entitlement, construction of improvements, and development or redevelopment. I have over 25 years expert witness experience.

Bank Fraud Expert 454909 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years in the field of Accounting with expertise in Financial Crimes such as bank fraud, bankruptcy fraud, Ponzi schemes, mortgage fraud, mail fraud, wire fraud, securities fraud, public corruption, embezzlements, deprivation of honest services fraud, and options backdating. I have additional experience with business disputes, family law matters, internal corporate investigations, bankruptcy matters, and civil fraud matters. I have over 5 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Electrical Contractor Expert 53033 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years experience in the field of Electrical Contracting and General Construction Management. My expertise includes electrical / mechanical / plumbing contracting, construction planning, scheduling, cost estimating, negotiations, construction defect investigations, system failures, design problems, energy management, engineering supervision, and procurement. My additional experience includes installations of new school construction, high-voltage distribution systems, large office and other building complexes, residential wiring for single and multi-family homes, renovation and service charges, installation of fire safety, lighting protection, DDC controls, inspection of roofs and structural framing, electrical and mechanical systems, data communications systems, and paging systems. I have prior expert witness experience.

Electric Utility Expert 433536 AL

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in the electric utility systems industry with expertise as an electrical inspector in design and implementation of electric utility systems, including overhead transmission line design, electrical design, electrical products, electrical substations, electric substation design, overhead and underground electric distribution line design and electrical construction, fault current and sectionalizing studies (system protection devices), Electric Utility Retail Rate Analysis, National Electrical Safety Code (NESC) compliance, National Electrical Code (NEC) compliance matters, etc. My litigation experience involves electric utility contacts resulting in property damages, electrical burns, personal injury or death by electrocution, accidental contact to utility structures, damages caused by electric lines. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Shipping And Transportation Expert 342675 PA

Expertise Description

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

Environmental Engineering Expert 321268 FL

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years experience in Environmental Engineering. I have experience in virtually all aspects of contaminant release mechanisms and compliance; environmental assessment and remediation, with specific expertise in the due diligence and assessment process; soil and groundwater contamination assessment; fate and transport phenomena, including biological transformation and groundwater geochemical interactions; hydrogeological impact analysis; environmental and public health risk assessment; cleanup strategies and costs; building assessment; building sites; claims and loss damages; and the rules and regulations that govern these activities. I have over 20 years of expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.