Railroad Safety Expert 531127 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have worked in railroad safety for over 30 years. I specialize in crashworthiness and transportation safety; nonlinear finite element analysis; blast, impact, and penetration mechanics; biomechanics, structural dynamics; dynamic buckling; mechanics of composite materials; occupant kinematics and injury assessment; applied mechanics; car body design; and rail design. I have spent more than 15 years offering consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony as a railroad safety expert witness.

Areas of Expertise


Degree Subject Institution
Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering Stanford University
M.S. Mechanical Engineering University of California – Berkeley
B.S. Applied Mechanics University of California – San Diego