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.

Areas of Expertise

Expert Witness

I have experience as an expert witness on product liability and patent lawsuits.

Consulting Experience

In my consulting work, I have been asked to perform patent searches and to design products around existing patents on a regular basis.

Professional Experiences

As an Engineering Consultant, I have worked on a variety of projects in many different industries. I have tailored my education to and specialize in evaluating ideas and markets, developing concepts, and bringing commercially successful products to market quickly. I have gathered experience working for people and companies who do not have the time, experience, or qualifications required for their particular projects. Some examples of projects I have worked on include aerial lifts, dump trucks, oil tankers, cranes, refuse equipment, bike racks, and many others.


Degree Subject Institution
M.B.A. Product Development and Marketing Brigham Young University
M.S. Mechanical Engineering Brigham Young University
B.S. Mechanical Engineering Brigham Young University

Licenses Certifications

Certified Safety Professional
Certified Professional Engineer

Awards & Affiliation

Mechanical Design Forum
American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE)

Primary Affiliation

American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE)