Expertise DescriptionI have more than 35 years of experience in the field of Mechanical Engineering and Quality Assurance, including years Hard Hat Commercial Diving experience with Naval work, Bridges, Piers, Marinas and overseas Subsea pipeline projects. Experience further includes forensic cases involving defecting construction, both topside and underwater with special training in Nuclear Physics, Welding Inspections, Destructive and nondestructive Testing Techniques, Nuclear Power Plant Equipment Inspection,Underwater Welding, Underwater Salvage, Demolition, Crash Testing, Commercial, Vehicle Dynamics, Death Investigations, Acceleration Values, Braking, Rotating Equipment for Turbines, Pumps, Compressors, Expanders, Motors. I have over 15 years of expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.
Areas of Expertise
I have 40 years experience in welding of all types including Sub-sea welding, Nuclear, Offshore Platforms and buildings.
I have 40 years of experience with Nuclear Steam Turbines with Performance Test witnessed and Efficiency data analyzed for a major nuclear power company on several Nuclear plants across the USA. Some of these GE Turbines were rated up to 400 megawatts. I have been a Consultant in QA Engineering since 1986, when I began operations as the CEO. Prior to this, I have 4 years with a major energy company and 6 years with Chevron Oil Company and became the Quality Assurance Manager in a major US city.
Gas Turbines are my expertise for witnessing of all Rotor Balance, Engine Performance Tests, Mechanical Run tests, Package Assembly tests, Control panel tests, Enclosure & Safety Check tests, etc.. Solar Turbines is one of my frequent Quality Assurance engineering and Inspection Surveillance I do for Clients: Shell, Bechtel, Chevron, BP, Occidental, Fluor, Worley Parsons and US Government contracts.
I have worked on the LM 2500 gas turbine generators and compressors over the past many years. I have worked extensively with Mechanical, Rotating and Electrical engineers with respect to Performance Testing and R&D on various turbine packages up to the Super Titan 250.
I have 43 years of Experience in Welding for the Nuclear, Military, Oil & Gas, Offshore Industries for the majority of Alloy Steels and Carbon Steel materials.
|Nuclear Level II in Mechanical Engineering|
|Nuclear Level II in Welding|
|Nuclear Level II in Ultrasonics|
|Nuclear Level II in Radiography/X-Ray|
|Nuclear Level II in Magnetic Particle|
Awards & Affiliation
Academy of Underwater Scientists
Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases