Expertise DescriptionI have over 25 years in industrial technology, specializing in plastics, silicones, adhesives, abrasives, composites, polymers, tapes, epoxies, and sealants, with experience in the aerospace, aircraft, automobile, marine, medical, and other general industries. My expertise includes: account management; contracts; failure analysis; industrial; vehicle; motorcycle; laboratory testing; inventory and distribution logistics; material qualifications; packaging; process development; patent protection, product development and management; quality assurance; training; and troubleshooting. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.
Areas of Expertise
My expert witness experience includes: product design; material review; patent protection; technical / management; product liability and death resulting from use of product.
My consulting experience includes: composite tool design and material engineering; designed missile nose cone vacuumbagging system to eliminate defects and reduce cost.
Currently, I work for a corporation that has 2-3 Labs supporting the products I work with to the Aerospace Industry. I am versed in ISO, AS, and customer related specifications and related testing standards and reporting for customers like Boeing, Airbus, Northrop, Lockheed, Space X to name a few. I have also consulted in the consumer electronics sector.
I have Silicone and mold making experience from an educational as well as engineering, sales, manufacturing and technical standpoint.
I could opine as to the physical requirements as to the friction of rods so they would not slip out. However, I am not familiar with specific standards of care.
|University of Southern California|
|Bachelor's||Industrial Arts (Technology)||San Diego State University|
|ANSI Certified ISO|
Awards & Affiliation
American Composite Fabricators Association
Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases