Mechanical Engineering Expert 529449 NC

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in mechanical engineering with expertise in design, test and analysis, safety, and manufacturing in the automotive, watercraft, aerospace, and communications industries. My knowledge includes fiber optic cable loss investigations, vehicle structural integrity, NVH, durability, crashworthiness, occupant protection, structural and crash performance of commercial aircraft seating for compliance with FAA and Federal regulations, and agricultural equipment and farm processes. I have provided deposition, courtroom testimony, and consultations for more than 15 years as a mechanical engineering expert witness.

Areas of Expertise


Degree Subject Institution
M.S. Mechanical Engineering University of Michigan – Dearborn
B.S. Mechanical Engineering North Carolina State University – Raleigh
B.S. Animal Science Michigan State University – East Lansing

Licenses Certifications

Licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.) in Michigan, Illinois, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, and Virginia
National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES)

Awards & Affiliation

Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)
American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE)
American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
Lean Engineering Award, General Motors Corp., Vehicle Systems Synthesis & Analysis Group.

Primary Affiliation

Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)