Expertise DescriptionI have more than 30 years of experience specializing in machine engineering and design. My expertise includes: machine / product design; adequacy of design; thoroughness of control of quality; guards, shields, interlocks, and reliability; human factors; information, instructions, and warnings; related accidents and their reconstruction; product liability; and patent disputes. I have additional expertise in home appliances, institutional equipment, power tools, lawn and garden / turf care equipment, industrial and off-road vehicles, agricultural equipment, and industrial / production machinery. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.
Areas of Expertise
My consulting services include: Mechanical assembly line incorporating various automatic electromechanical machines to assemble mechanical products; Organization and execution of product design projects with coordination between marketing, production, and customer service groups; Chief engineering, design, and reliability testing of three and four-wheeled walk-behind and ride-on automotive type powered sweepers and scrubbers in warehouses, manufacturing plants, shopping centers, parking ramps, other hard surfaces.
|B.S.M.E.||University of Arkansas|
|Board Certified Diplomate of Forensic Engineering|
|Certified by the National Academy of Forensic Engineers (NAFE)|
|Licensed Registered Professional Engineer|
Awards & Affiliation
Society of Automotive Engineers
Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases