Ship And Marine Safety Engineering Expert 353324 WA

Expertise Description

I 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

Consulting Experience

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 EngineeringNaval Postgraduate School
B.S.Manufacturing EngineeringMiami University

Licenses Certifications

Registered Professional Engineer
State of Washington
Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) Production
Certified Commercial Diver
Association of Diving Contractors International

Awards & Affiliation

Primary Affiliation

American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases