Expertise DescriptionI have over 45 years experience in civil engineering and geotechnical engineering. My expertise includes: investigations, civil design, design oversight monitoring, planning, construction inspection and distress evaluation of residential, transit, commercial and industrial facilities. I have expert consultation experience on structure distress, landslides, subsidence, settlement, expansive soils, soil excavation, grading, and drainage. I have prior expert witness experience.
Areas of Expertise
My expert witness experience includes: structure distress, slope influence, landslides, debris flow, subsidence, settlement, expansive soils, excavations, grading, groundwater, moisture, and drainage.
My consulting services include: investigations; planning; design; cost estimating; oversight monitoring; construction observation of excavations, grading, transit, commercial, residential, and industrial facilities. My consulting projects include: Geotechnical field investigations and site availability analysis for over 1700 sites in the Los Angeles area; Investigations and designs of systems for solid waste, methane gas migration, and control underground contaminations and tank pulls; Civil Design for four-story parking structure; Surveying and geotechnical investigation for multiple airports; Freeway widening; Route Refinement Alternatives Analysis for a metrorail in Southern CA16-mile drainage system for a Light Rail Transit (LRT) System in southern CA; Supervised design of pavements, curbs, and stormwater catch basins; Reviewed interferences with water, sewer, telephones, and gas lines.
|Post Graduate Studies||UCLA|
|Registered Civil Engineer|
|Registered Geotechnical Engineer|
Awards & Affiliation
American Society of Civil Engineers
Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases