Expertise DescriptionI have more than 40 years of experience in the field of Forensic Engineering, as a Registered Professional Engineer, with expertise in Construction Engineering. I own a consultancy that provides services with regard to construction, design, and installation defect disputes for all building types and systems. I also am President of an additional company where I am responsible for all design, construction administration, and engineering and project management. I have experience with mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection engineering design and project management for institutional, industrial, health care and residential projects. I have over 10 years of expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.
Areas of Expertise
As an expert witness I have worked on cases involving air conditioning, attic moisture and mold, basement leaks, building code compliance, building condition assessment, carbon monoxide, construction administration, construction codes, construction defects, contract compliance, design documents, drainage failure, engineering investigation and design, mechanical engineering, fire investigation, fire protection engineering, fire sprinkler systems, gas systems, ghosting/soot damage, hot water systems, ice damming and damage, HVAC, and various other topics.
I am responsible for all forensic engineering, consulting and expert witness services to the legal, insurance and business communities for construction, design and installation defect disputes for all building types and all building systems. I am also responsible for all design, construction administration, engineering and project management.
I have over forty years of experience as a construction industry engineer in the state of Michigan. I have been in forensic engineering since 2001 providing various types of expert witness assessment testimony, and building condition surveys.
|B.S.||Mechanical Engineering||Lawrence Technological University|
|Registered professional engineer Michigan and California|
|Certified Carbon Monoxide and Combustion Analyst (NCI)|
|Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator (CFEI)|
|Licensed Residential Builder – Michigan|
|Residential Electricity for Fire Investigators|
|Investigation of Gas and Electric Appliance Fires|
|Certified Water Damage Restoration Technician (IICRC)|
|Certified Applied Structural Drying Technician (IICRC)|