Expertise DescriptionI have more than 20 years experience in the field of Mechanical Forensic Engineering specializing in operating and maintaining US Navy ships. My expertise includes analytical and investigative work in a broad range of shipboard and industrial mishaps, equipment failures, crane failures, underwater inspections, crane and rigging accidents, diving life support systems re-entry control, vessel flooding, tag-out / lock-out procedures, industrial environmental health and safety surveys, dry-dock engineering, and explosion analysis. I have prior expert witness experience.
Areas of Expertise
My consulting services include: mechanical and system failure analysis; ship accident investigation and root-cause analysis; marine industrial safety surveys; underwater inspections; industrial safety, quality control and technical procedural compliance; diving life support system control audits, underwater explosion mathematical modeling, and executive briefings; lead review engineering for proposed super-phosphate fertilizer of existing and required equipment, cost estimates, personal security detail organization & training, operational planning, and risk assessments; underwater maintenance and repairs on navy vessels including nuclear-powered submarines, surface ships, and aircraft carriers; engine room flooding investigation.
|M.S.||Mechanical Engineering||Naval Postgraduate School|
|B.S.||Manufacturing Engineering||Miami University|
|Registered Professional Engineer|
|State of Washington|
|Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) Production|
|Certified Commercial Diver|
|Association of Diving Contractors International|
Awards & Affiliation
American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases