Mining Engineering Expert Witness Indiana 534868

Expertise Description

I am a knowledgeable mining engineering expert witness with more than 45 years in the industry. My areas of expertise include the design, construction, and maintenance of impoundments; impoundment abandonment plans; mine safety; ventilation; requests to abandon refuse piles; emergency response plans; ground control plans; and plans for sealing shafts, slopes, and drift openings for coal mines. I have spent over two decades providing consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony as a mining engineering expert witness.

Aeronautics Expert Witness SC 529264

Expertise Description

I am a skilled aeronautics expert witness with over 40 years experience in the field. My expertise is in fracture and failure analysis, including finite element analysis; aircraft crash and vehicle collision investigation and reconstruction; origin and cause of air and land vehicle, structure and equipment fires; fire cause and origin analysis; machinery scope of damages; assessment of appliances, machinery, vehicles and equipment (including HVAC); evaluation and analysis of process equipment, plumbing and piping; industrial accident analysis; and lightning damage assessments. I have provided courtroom testimony, consultations, and deposition for more than a decade as an aeronautics expert witness.

Fire Cause Origin Investigation Expert Witness MN 531451

Expertise Description

I am an expert with over 35 years experience in fire services with expertise in fire cause and origin investigations; residential, commercial and vehicle fire/explosion origin and cause investigations; explosion investigations; forensic fire analysis; and arson. I have spent more than 30 years offering deposition, consultations, and courtroom testimony as a fire cause and origin expert witness.

Fire Cause/Origin Expert 531454 MN

Expertise Description

I have worked for over 15 years with fire cause and origin investigations. My areas of expertise include educational burns, classroom instruction, spontaneous combustion, cigarette fires, flammable liquid fires, vehicle fires, arson, and explosions. I also have experience as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). I have prior experience offering my services as a fire cause and origin investigations expert witness.

Fire Protection Expert 519018 CT

Expertise Description

With more than 15 years experience in the field of Fire Protection Engineering, my focus is in combustion, industrial fire protection, and explosion protection. I have additional expertise in Industrial Safety, Process Safety, Accident Analysis, and Fire Safety Standards. I have also worked as a Fire Protection Expert Witness in Connecticut for over 5 years.

Fire Protection Expert 520481 MD

Expertise Description

I have been working for over 15 years in the field of Fire Protection with a focus on fire and explosion phenomena and their interaction with both the built and natural environment. I performed hundreds of fire, explosion, and toxic exposure investigations in industrial, commercial, manufacturing, and residential spaces. My specialties include evaluating post-incident scenes and determining the source of ignition, the toxic spread of smoke and gasses, and the thermal or blast wave conditions that led to a loss. I am knowledgeable in the application of empirical and computational fluid dynamic models for event reconstruction and have published peer-reviewed articles on the subject. My skills also include how safety can be improved at a facility through the use of quantitative risk assessments, hazard evaluations, and performance-based design. I have also spent more than 15 years as a fire protection expert witness in Maryland by providing numerous clients with courtroom testimony, deposition, and consultations.

Fire Protection Expert 451724 AL

Expertise Description

As a fire and explosions expert for over 30 years, I have experience working with gas, liquid and dust fire and explosion litigation, incident investigation, consulting, hazard and risk assessment, training, research and fire/explosion testing. I have built up extensive expertise on electrostatic and other ignition sources through numerous incident investigations and laboratory studies. I have provided expert witness and litigation consulting services in legal cases for more than 15 years involving multiple fatalities, injuries and extensive property damages, which include those high-profile cases that drew attentions of the Congress, OSHA and general public, and played instrumental roles in these litigation cases. I am offering my services as a fire protection expert witness.

Fire Expert 55533 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience as an Aeronautical / Mechanical Engineer specializing in fire physics, thermodynamics, combustion, and heat / mass transfer. My expertise includes: micro-gravity combustion; micro-combustion power generation; meso- and micro-scale combustion; self-heating, pyrolysis, and self-ignition of combustible materials; liquid fuel pool burning; smoldering and transition to flaming; ignition / fire propagation in solid and liquid fuels; wild-land fire propagation; and wild-land fire spotting through burning particles and embers. I have additional experience in explosions and accidental fires in vehicles, aircraft, commercial fires, wild land fire, residential / commercial buildings, and petro-chemical plants. I have more than 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Chemistry Expert 9226 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 50 years experience in the field of Chemistry. My areas of expertise include chemical accident reconstruction, general and organic chemistry, spontaneous combustion, cosmetics, cement, chemical safety, fumigants, decomposition of chemicals, metals and chemical explosions, pyrotechnics, Toluene Diisocyanate (TDI) exposure, polyurethane foams, degradation of plastics, structures and properties of psychoactive drugs, corrosive acids and bases, propane and flammable propellants, airbag detonators, solvents, bleach and chlorine, surfactants and detergents, incompatible chemicals, hydrogen sulfide, and preservatives. I have additional experience with causes and accelerants of fire, chemical properties, chemical asphyxiants, acid damage to paint, automotive additives, investigation of substance causing burn injuries, and corrosive properties. I have over 40 years expert witness experience.

Fire Protection And Safety Expert 107530 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in Fire Protection Engineering & Fire Safety Science. My expertise includes development of fire safety engineering methods, fire resistance, fire testing, electric fires, furniture flammability, plastics flammability, fire toxicity, fire corrosivity, ignitability, self-heating and spontaneous combustion, failure analysis, fire science applications to fire and explosion investigation, ignition of fires from electric faults and failures, flame spread, explosions, heat release rate, computer fire modeling, pool fires, smoke production, design and development of fire test apparatuses and instrumentation, computer methods for handling of fire test data, heat transfer, analytical chemistry methods for gas analysis, infrared spectroscopy, full-scale engineering performance testing, performance-based building codes, and products liability. I have more than 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Chemical Plant Expert 344157 AZ

Expertise Description

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