Mineral Processing Expert 403237 AL

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience in the Mineral Processing Industry with expertise in tailings and long distance concentrate pipelines, feasibility study, detailed design, mud-drilling and off-shore deep wells, and hydraulic design. I have additional experience in the design of Slurry Pumps, API Pumps, Compressors and Turbines; Pressure Vessels Packages; corrosion for refineries and mining extraction; and engineering hydrocrackers, particularly catalyst based slurry hydrocrackers. I have prior experience providing consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony as a mineral processing expert witness.

Areas of Expertise

Expert Witness

I acted as an expert witness for Denver Water, and showed that Sevenson had an unsatisfactory design for its dredging pipeline that caused numerous operational problems poor performance of the pumps, excessive wear and these errors of design could not have
been attributed to the bid documents. Sevenson lost the case.

Consulting Experience

I have consulted on a confidential case involving dredging in Texas but I am not
Authorized to disclose further information.

Professional Experiences

I am the author of a reference book in the industry on the design of slurry systems, slurry pipelines, slurry pumps, materials selection for mineral processing. I am listed as an inventor on a number of patents


Degree Subject Institution
M.Sc. Materials Engineering American University – Cairo Egypt
M.A. Development studies
B.Sc. Aeronautical Engineering University of London – United Kingdom

Licenses Certifications

California Professional Engineer (Mechanical)
Washington State Professional Engineer (Mechanical)