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Dr. C.J. Abraham - Scientific Advisory Services, Ltd.
Great Neck, New York
3 Baker Hill Road, 11023


Contact:  Dr. C. J. Abraham, P.E.
http://www.scientificadvisory.com/cv.html
516-482-5374 Or Toll Free
cjabraham1@aol.com
3 Baker Hill Road
Great Neck, New York 11023

Contact:  Dr. C. J. Abraham, P.E.
http://www.scientificadvisory.com/cv.html
516-482-5374
cjabraham1@aol.com
~Over 40 Years of International Experience Consulting to Insurance Companies, Municipalities, Government Agencies, and the Legal Profession in Personal Injury & Product Liability Cases. In Addition, Consultation and Participation in More than 5,000 Matters involving Human Factors, Safety, Personal Injury & Product Liability for Plaintiffs, Defendants, Private Industry, Insurance Companies, Municipalities, and Government Agencies.~
Information:  
Accident Reconstruction,  ADA,  Allergy,  Amusement Parks,  Analysis,  ANSI Standards,  Apparel,  Asbestos,  Biomedical and Biomechanical Injury Analysis,  Brain Damage Injury,  Chemistry,  Construction Safety,  Consumer Products,  Dangerousness,  Engineering,  Fire and Explosions,  Flammable Fabrics,  Hazardous Materials,  Head Injury,  Household Industrial Products,  Human Factors,  Industrial Accidents,  Industrial Hygiene,  Labels and Warnings,  OSHA,  Park and Playground Accidents,  Personal Injury,  Product Liability,  Risk Assessment,  Safety,  Safety Engineering,  Safety Occupational,  Slip, Trip, and Fall,  Sports and Recreation,  Swimming Pools,  Toxic Exposures,  Toy Safety Design, 


~Over 40 Years of International Experience Consulting to Insurance Companies, Municipalities, Government Agencies, and the Legal Profession in Personal Injury & Product Liability Cases. In Addition, Consultation and Participation in More than 5,000 Matters involving Human Factors, Safety, Personal Injury & Product Liability for Plaintiffs, Defendants, Private Industry, Insurance Companies, Municipalities, and Government Agencies.~

Fire & Risk Engineering
Long Valley, New Jersey
9 Flintlock Drive, Suite 100, 07853


Contact:  Robert Malanga
www.fire-risk.com
908-876-3255 Or Toll Free
email@fire-risk.com
9 Flintlock Drive, Suite 100
Long Valley, New Jersey 07853

Contact:  Robert Malanga
www.fire-risk.com
908-876-3255
email@fire-risk.com
Expert Engineering and Scientifically Based Forensic Fire Analysis
Dedicated to the preservation of life, property and continuity of operations from fire, process hazards and related perils.

FIRE & RISK ENGINEERING was established to provide expert guidance in the forensic analysis of fires, explosions and related incidents; in addition to post-incident evaluation, this includes the ability to provide direction with regard to the taking of pre-emptive action for protection against these types of losses. Primary expertise in this arena includes scientific and engineering-based knowledge and application of the chemistry, physics and dynamics of fire; the interaction of fire protection, construction and life safety systems; the complexities that affect both conventional and atypical fire behavior and spread; relevant human behavior parametrics that relate to life safety; and the performance of fire protection systems, all of which are dependent variables that are critical to these evaluation. Our solid background, diverse capabilities and responsiveness are especially important for those projects having complex engineering, technological and business risk dynamics.
Information:  
Accident Investigations,  Building Code Compliance,  Code Compliance,  Engineering,  Fire and Explosions,  Fire Origin and Cause,  Fire Protection Investigations,  Forensic Engineering, 


Expert Engineering and Scientifically Based Forensic Fire Analysis
Dedicated to the preservation of life, property and continuity of operations from fire, process hazards and related perils.

FIRE & RISK ENGINEERING was established to provide expert guidance in the forensic analysis of fires, explosions and related incidents; in addition to post-incident evaluation, this includes the ability to provide direction with regard to the taking of pre-emptive action for protection against these types of losses. Primary expertise in this arena includes scientific and engineering-based knowledge and application of the chemistry, physics and dynamics of fire; the interaction of fire protection, construction and life safety systems; the complexities that affect both conventional and atypical fire behavior and spread; relevant human behavior parametrics that relate to life safety; and the performance of fire protection systems, all of which are dependent variables that are critical to these evaluation. Our solid background, diverse capabilities and responsiveness are especially important for those projects having complex engineering, technological and business risk dynamics.

Fire/Reconstruction Consultants, Inc.
Cape Canaveral, Florida
P.O. Drawer 307 , 32920-0307


Contact:  Walter P Godfrey
www.fireexpert.com
321-868-7890 Or Toll Free
fireexpert@fireexpert.com
P.O. Drawer 307
Cape Canaveral, Florida 32920-0307

Contact:  Walter P Godfrey
www.fireexpert.com
321-868-7890
fireexpert@fireexpert.com
Mission Statement: Fire/Reconstruction Consultants, Inc. is in the business of providing Accurate, non-biased Technical Independent Investigations to determine the Origin & Cause of Fires & Explosions in Structures, Vessels & Vehicles for our clients. Our diverse team of Fire & Explosion Investigators, Analysts, Experts, & Forensic Engineers provide; fast mobilization, accurate, thorough, integrity based results along with complete litigation support to Marine, Property, Casualty Insurers, Manufacturers & the Legal Profession Worldwide.

The focus of our final delivered product/service is two-fold:
1st)
We are retained in order to technically determine what occurred, how the loss, injury or wrongful death could have been avoided and who or what was at fault and
2nd) by what is expressed in our Mission Statement. On a more minor point, we would like to say that while complex claims or lawsuits cannot be made completely simple due to the legal terminology or technical explanation required, they can be made clear for the jury to thoroughly understand.
Information:  
Civil Litigation,  Electrical Engineering,  Engineering,  Failure Analysis,  Fire and Explosions,  Fire Origin and Cause,  Fire Protection Investigations,  Forensic Engineering,  Forensic Safety,  Manufacturing Accidents,  Mechanical Engineering, 


Mission Statement: Fire/Reconstruction Consultants, Inc. is in the business of providing Accurate, non-biased Technical Independent Investigations to determine the Origin & Cause of Fires & Explosions in Structures, Vessels & Vehicles for our clients. Our diverse team of Fire & Explosion Investigators, Analysts, Experts, & Forensic Engineers provide; fast mobilization, accurate, thorough, integrity based results along with complete litigation support to Marine, Property, Casualty Insurers, Manufacturers & the Legal Profession Worldwide.

The focus of our final delivered product/service is two-fold:
1st)
We are retained in order to technically determine what occurred, how the loss, injury or wrongful death could have been avoided and who or what was at fault and
2nd) by what is expressed in our Mission Statement. On a more minor point, we would like to say that while complex claims or lawsuits cannot be made completely simple due to the legal terminology or technical explanation required, they can be made clear for the jury to thoroughly understand.

Safety Through Engineering, Inc.
New Carlisle, Ohio
9363 Detrick Jordan Pike, 45344


Contact:  Michael C. Wright, MSCE, PE, CSP, CPE, President
www.ste4u.com
937-964-1900 Or Toll Free
mikewright@ste4u.com
9363 Detrick Jordan Pike
New Carlisle, Ohio 45344

Contact:  Michael C. Wright, MSCE, PE, CSP, CPE, President
www.ste4u.com
937-964-1900
mikewright@ste4u.com
Information:  
Amusement Parks,  ANSI Standards,  Code Compliance,  Confined Space,  Construction Accidents,  Construction Defects,  Construction Safety,  Cranes,  Engineering,  Failure Analysis,  Fall Protection,  Job Safety Analysis,  Machine Safety,  OSHA,  Product Liability,  Safety,  Safety Audit,  Safety Engineering,  Slip, Trip, and Fall,  Structural Engineering,  Structural Failure,  Training Programs,  Wrongful Death, 



Steven B. Kushnick, P.E., Inc.
Marietta, Georgia
P.O. Box 670084, 30066


Contact:  Steve Kushnick
www.sbkushnick.com
770-591-1720 Or Toll Free
sbk@sbkushnick.com
P.O. Box 670084
Marietta, Georgia 30066

Contact:  Steve Kushnick
www.sbkushnick.com
770-591-1720
sbk@sbkushnick.com
Skilled and experienced in the design, analysis, troubleshooting and failure analysis of turbomachinery and ancillary equipment. Design turbine hardware, compressor hardware, combustors, fuel nozzles, fluid film bearings, rolling element bearings, oil-film dampers, lube systems, plumbing, heat transfer equipment, and test equipment. Analyze internal flow, heat transfer, structures and strength, dynamics and vibration, fatigue and fracture, equipment failures and test results. Use ANSYS finite element analysis code, CAD software, and develop specialized computer utility programs for design, analysis, and problem solving. Procure hardware. Provide economic and engineering analyses of proposed equipment modifications. Provide inspection procedures, repair procedures, and process specifications. Provide independent third-party consultation and litigation support. Access to metallurgical laboratory. Two patents in the field of jet engines. Expert witness.
Information:  
Aviation,  Engineering,  Failure Analysis,  Mechanical Engineering,  Metallurgy,  Power Generation,  Turbomachinery, 


Skilled and experienced in the design, analysis, troubleshooting and failure analysis of turbomachinery and ancillary equipment. Design turbine hardware, compressor hardware, combustors, fuel nozzles, fluid film bearings, rolling element bearings, oil-film dampers, lube systems, plumbing, heat transfer equipment, and test equipment. Analyze internal flow, heat transfer, structures and strength, dynamics and vibration, fatigue and fracture, equipment failures and test results. Use ANSYS finite element analysis code, CAD software, and develop specialized computer utility programs for design, analysis, and problem solving. Procure hardware. Provide economic and engineering analyses of proposed equipment modifications. Provide inspection procedures, repair procedures, and process specifications. Provide independent third-party consultation and litigation support. Access to metallurgical laboratory. Two patents in the field of jet engines. Expert witness.

Drebelbis Engineering
Dallas, Texas
2909 Cole Avenue, Suite 100, 75204-1304


Contact:  James R. Drebelbis
www.drebelbisengineering.com
214-468-8118 Or Toll Free
jim@drebelbisengineering.com
2909 Cole Avenue, Suite 100
Dallas, Texas 75204-1304

Contact:  James R. Drebelbis
www.drebelbisengineering.com
214-468-8118
jim@drebelbisengineering.com
Disputes about construction performance often emphasize the obvious (leaks, cracks, collapses). Although symptoms define the damage models, technology and design/construction process define the legal issues. Our combined background in architecture, engineering and business makes Drebelbis Engineering uniquely qualified to address these complexities found in forensic engineering assignments. Our areas of specialty include: structural engineering, building technology, construction, project management, building codes, foundations, soil mechanics, retaining structures, water intrusion, moisture related problems, cause and origin of structural failures, professional ethics, building specifications, contract documents, performance of building systems (e.g., roofs, floors, moisture barriers, windows, doors), fire and weather related damage, deterioration due to insects and moisture, corrective construction, slip/ trip and fall. Drebelbis Engineering's services include: engineering investigation, documentation, testimony, and preparation of Certificates of Merit.
Information:  
Architecture,  Building Code Compliance,  Construction Defects,  Engineering,  Mold and Moisture,  Structural Engineering, 


Disputes about construction performance often emphasize the obvious (leaks, cracks, collapses). Although symptoms define the damage models, technology and design/construction process define the legal issues. Our combined background in architecture, engineering and business makes Drebelbis Engineering uniquely qualified to address these complexities found in forensic engineering assignments. Our areas of specialty include: structural engineering, building technology, construction, project management, building codes, foundations, soil mechanics, retaining structures, water intrusion, moisture related problems, cause and origin of structural failures, professional ethics, building specifications, contract documents, performance of building systems (e.g., roofs, floors, moisture barriers, windows, doors), fire and weather related damage, deterioration due to insects and moisture, corrective construction, slip/ trip and fall. Drebelbis Engineering's services include: engineering investigation, documentation, testimony, and preparation of Certificates of Merit.

ATech Designs, Inc.
Dover, New Hampshire
77 Spur Road, 03820


Contact:  Karl R. Leinsing, MSME, PE
www.atechdesigns.com
603-203-0365 Or Toll Free
kleinsing@comcast.net
77 Spur Road
Dover, New Hampshire 03820

Contact:  Karl R. Leinsing, MSME, PE
www.atechdesigns.com
603-203-0365
kleinsing@comcast.net

Karl Leinsing's CV

 

Award winning nationally recognized medical device product development expert with patent litigation and liability case experience including report writing, depositions, and trials. Experience and/or patents granted for devices in cardiovascular (AAA stents, mitral valve repair, heart remodeling, vascular assist devices), intravenous IV disposables, needle-free valves, pumps, insulin pens, syringes, catheters, surgical instruments, minimally invasive instruments, RF endometrial ablation, medical textiles, knitting, weaving, percutaneous devices, endoluminal devices, hernia repair, implants, laparoscopic staplers, laparoscopic devices, sleep apnea devices, CPAP Machines, bed rails, glucose monitors, spinal screws/plates, peritoneal dialysis, and injectors.
Information:  
Biomedical Engineering,  Engineering,  Failure Analysis,  Mechanical Engineering,  Medical,  Medical Devices,  Medical Malpractice,  Patents, 


Karl Leinsing's CV

 

Award winning nationally recognized medical device product development expert with patent litigation and liability case experience including report writing, depositions, and trials. Experience and/or patents granted for devices in cardiovascular (AAA stents, mitral valve repair, heart remodeling, vascular assist devices), intravenous IV disposables, needle-free valves, pumps, insulin pens, syringes, catheters, surgical instruments, minimally invasive instruments, RF endometrial ablation, medical textiles, knitting, weaving, percutaneous devices, endoluminal devices, hernia repair, implants, laparoscopic staplers, laparoscopic devices, sleep apnea devices, CPAP Machines, bed rails, glucose monitors, spinal screws/plates, peritoneal dialysis, and injectors.

Automotive Design Analysis L.L.C.
South Lyon, Michigan
10945 Stoney Point, 48178


Contact:  Michael Nranian
www.trialexpertwitness.com
248-376-0338 Or Toll Free
mnranian@charter.net
10945 Stoney Point
South Lyon, Michigan 48178

Contact:  Michael Nranian
www.trialexpertwitness.com
248-376-0338
mnranian@charter.net
Michael Nranian has over 30 years of experience focusing in Product Development, Intellectual Property, Patent Litigation, Legal and Technical Compliance, & Product Liability Litigation. He is a Six Sigma Black Belt, Professional Engineer, & Certified Project Management Professional. He has an in-depth background and education in Law, Intellectual Property, Electrical, Chemical, & Computer Engineering, Product Liability, & Business. He has testified extensively as an expert witness in depositions, hearings, and trials in state & federal courts. He is also a licensed attorney in Michigan, Texas, & the United States Patent and Trademark Office. He provides and conducts Technical Product and Engineering Analysis, Patentability & Prior Art Research, and provides the Technical, Scientific, & Litigation Support for Intellectual Property. His litigation experience includes patent infringement / non-infringement under literal infringement and the doctrine of equivalents, patent validity / invalidity, prior art, & file-wrapper estoppel, for ITC & Federal cases, including Inter Partes reviews. He conducts analysis of all aspects of intellectual property, including patents and products, prepares claim charts, & expert witness reports. This includes testimony and document preparation for cases before state, and federal court jurisdictions, and the International Trade Commission, and the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. He performs analysis under the America Invents Act, and all 101, 102, 103, 112, and other arguments. His experience includes Technology Standards Boards and Licensing Authorities, Antitrust / DOJ, Technology Development and Transfer, Patents, Trademarks, Trade Secrets, Copyrights, Licensing, Unfair Competition/Trade, False/Deceptive Advertising, & Lanham Act Actions, and Class Actions. His Product Liability Expert Witness litigation background includes all types of Safety Systems, Electrical Systems, Fires, Accident Reconstruction (certified through Northwestern University), and Evaluation of Alternative Designs for Automotive, Medical, Manufacturing, and other industries. He has extensive Testifying Experience. He has over 30 years of experience in Automotive and Safety Systems, Sensors, Seatbelts, Airbags / Curtains, Seats, Electrical/Electronic/Electromechanical Systems and Architecture, Warning & Diagnostic Systems, Sensors and Sensor Fusion, Vision and Camera Optical/Image, Forward Collision/Lane Departure Warning, GPS, Navigation, Telematics, Powertrain, Engine, Cellular/Radio/Wireless/Satellite Communication, Information and Data Transmission, Data & Parameter storage & retrieval, Human Machine Interface, Controls, Crash Recorders, Crash Pulse Analysis, System Diagnostic, Fault Codes, Structure (including roof-crush and door) and Front, Side & Roll-over systems (including sensing and algorithm development), Occupant sensing, computer/microprocessor, software/source code analyses, Monitoring & Surveillance, Automotive & Recreational Vehicles, Trucks/Commercial Vehicles, Fleet Management Systems, Construction & Excavation Vehicles/Equipment, Manufacturing and Product Development for domestic and international corporations. He is thoroughly familiar with all regulatory (including ECE & FMVSS), and corporate due-care & SAE requirements, and preemption arguments, safety standards, occupant kinematics, biomechanics & injury causation as well as OSHA, ANSI, Fall Protection. Complete Forensic Investigations and Analyses.
Information:  
Accident Investigations,  Accident Photo Analysis,  Automotive,  Chemicals,  Chemistry,  Copyright Infringement,  Electrical,  Electrical Engineering,  Electronics,  Engineering,  Failure Analysis,  Forensic Engineering,  Intellectual Properties,  Licensing,  Litigation Support,  Materials Science,  Mechanical Engineering,  Motor Vehicles,  Patents,  Product Liability,  Safety,  Scientific and Engineering,  Telecommunications,  Trademark,  Transportation,  Trucking, 


Michael Nranian has over 30 years of experience focusing in Product Development, Intellectual Property, Patent Litigation, Legal and Technical Compliance, & Product Liability Litigation. He is a Six Sigma Black Belt, Professional Engineer, & Certified Project Management Professional. He has an in-depth background and education in Law, Intellectual Property, Electrical, Chemical, & Computer Engineering, Product Liability, & Business. He has testified extensively as an expert witness in depositions, hearings, and trials in state & federal courts. He is also a licensed attorney in Michigan, Texas, & the United States Patent and Trademark Office. He provides and conducts Technical Product and Engineering Analysis, Patentability & Prior Art Research, and provides the Technical, Scientific, & Litigation Support for Intellectual Property. His litigation experience includes patent infringement / non-infringement under literal infringement and the doctrine of equivalents, patent validity / invalidity, prior art, & file-wrapper estoppel, for ITC & Federal cases, including Inter Partes reviews. He conducts analysis of all aspects of intellectual property, including patents and products, prepares claim charts, & expert witness reports. This includes testimony and document preparation for cases before state, and federal court jurisdictions, and the International Trade Commission, and the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. He performs analysis under the America Invents Act, and all 101, 102, 103, 112, and other arguments. His experience includes Technology Standards Boards and Licensing Authorities, Antitrust / DOJ, Technology Development and Transfer, Patents, Trademarks, Trade Secrets, Copyrights, Licensing, Unfair Competition/Trade, False/Deceptive Advertising, & Lanham Act Actions, and Class Actions. His Product Liability Expert Witness litigation background includes all types of Safety Systems, Electrical Systems, Fires, Accident Reconstruction (certified through Northwestern University), and Evaluation of Alternative Designs for Automotive, Medical, Manufacturing, and other industries. He has extensive Testifying Experience. He has over 30 years of experience in Automotive and Safety Systems, Sensors, Seatbelts, Airbags / Curtains, Seats, Electrical/Electronic/Electromechanical Systems and Architecture, Warning & Diagnostic Systems, Sensors and Sensor Fusion, Vision and Camera Optical/Image, Forward Collision/Lane Departure Warning, GPS, Navigation, Telematics, Powertrain, Engine, Cellular/Radio/Wireless/Satellite Communication, Information and Data Transmission, Data & Parameter storage & retrieval, Human Machine Interface, Controls, Crash Recorders, Crash Pulse Analysis, System Diagnostic, Fault Codes, Structure (including roof-crush and door) and Front, Side & Roll-over systems (including sensing and algorithm development), Occupant sensing, computer/microprocessor, software/source code analyses, Monitoring & Surveillance, Automotive & Recreational Vehicles, Trucks/Commercial Vehicles, Fleet Management Systems, Construction & Excavation Vehicles/Equipment, Manufacturing and Product Development for domestic and international corporations. He is thoroughly familiar with all regulatory (including ECE & FMVSS), and corporate due-care & SAE requirements, and preemption arguments, safety standards, occupant kinematics, biomechanics & injury causation as well as OSHA, ANSI, Fall Protection. Complete Forensic Investigations and Analyses.

B.H. Barkalow & Associates, LLC.
Newaygo, Michigan
65 West State Road, Suite C, 49337-8129


Contact:  Bruce H. Barkalow Ph.D., PE, CCE
www.bhbi.com
231-652-2228 Or Toll Free
travis@bhbi.com
65 West State Road, Suite C
Newaygo, Michigan 49337-8129

Contact:  Bruce H. Barkalow Ph.D., PE, CCE
www.bhbi.com
231-652-2228
travis@bhbi.com
The biomedical engineering consulting firm of B. H. Barkalow & Associates, LLC (BHBA) provides consulting and support services in areas of medical device failure (to include medical technology and software), FDA regulatory compliance, biomechanics, and patent infringements, among others. BHBA provides services to a range of clients from healthcare organizations, other consulting firms, the FDA, insurance companies, medical device manufacturers, and law firms throughout the country.
Information:  
Biomechanics,  Biomedical and Biomechanical Injury Analysis,  Engineering,  Medical Devices, 


The biomedical engineering consulting firm of B. H. Barkalow & Associates, LLC (BHBA) provides consulting and support services in areas of medical device failure (to include medical technology and software), FDA regulatory compliance, biomechanics, and patent infringements, among others. BHBA provides services to a range of clients from healthcare organizations, other consulting firms, the FDA, insurance companies, medical device manufacturers, and law firms throughout the country.

Design Engineering Group
Redondo Beach, California
P.O. Box 2417, 90278


Contact:  Peter J. Weller, PE
www.peterjweller.com
310-937-9389 Or Toll Free
pj902@aol.com
P.O. Box 2417
Redondo Beach, California 90278

Contact:  Peter J. Weller, PE
www.peterjweller.com
310-937-9389
pj902@aol.com
Peter J. Weller, PE of Design Engineering Group is a Registered Professional Engineer with 40 years professional and industrial experience and 10 years experience in Expert Testimony.
Information:  
Engineering,  Forensic Engineering,  Hydraulics,  Mechanical Engineering,  Product Liability, 


Peter J. Weller, PE of Design Engineering Group is a Registered Professional Engineer with 40 years professional and industrial experience and 10 years experience in Expert Testimony.

James J Valenta, PE, MSCE, FITE
Dexter, Michigan
,


Contact:  James J Valenta

734-904-2652 Or Toll Free
jvalenta@prodigy.net

Dexter, Michigan

Contact:  James J Valenta

734-904-2652
jvalenta@prodigy.net
Information:  
Accident Reconstruction,  Engineering,  Traffic Engineering, 



R.A. Hoffmann Engineering P.C. D/B/A Hoffmann & Feige
Brewster, New York
Croton River Executive Park, 3 Fallsview Lane, 10509


Contact:  Richard A. Hoffmann P.E.
http://www.hoffmann-feige.com/
845-277-4401 Or Toll Free
rahoffmann@hoffmann-feige.com
Croton River Executive Park, 3 Fallsview Lane
Brewster, New York 10509

Contact:  Richard A. Hoffmann P.E.
http://www.hoffmann-feige.com/
845-277-4401
rahoffmann@hoffmann-feige.com
EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE The relevant experience that this firm possesses is broad and varied in scope. Our staff brings to each project over 125 years of experience in the field of metallurgy, corrosion, failure investigation and quality assurance. Failure Analysis Welding & Weld Inspection Corrosion Cryogenics Loading and Strength Analysis High Temperatures Reverse Engineering Heat Treatment Coating & Deposit Identification Testing - Destructive and Nondestructive Alloy Identification Industry Standards Ferrous & Non-Ferrous Materials On-Site Quality Assurance Audits Plastics and Composites Expert Witness Testimony Piping Systems Evaluations Controlled Inspections Design Depelopment Risk Analysis AREAS OF EXPERTISE Carbon steels and stainless steels High temperature alloys Heating element materials Magnesium alloys Maraging steels Tool steels Plating and cleaning Titanium alloys High strength low alloy (HSLA) steels Electro-formed components Aluminum - hardenable, non-hardenable, wrought and cast High alloy and nickel-based alloys, wrought and cast Copper and copper alloys - wrought and cast Gray cast irons, ductile and malleable irons Advanced manufacturing and joining processes Welding, soldering and brazing MATERIALS We have had extensive experience in the fabrication, joining, selection, and failure investigation.
Information:  
Engineering,  Failure Analysis,  Materials Science,  Metallurgy, 


EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE The relevant experience that this firm possesses is broad and varied in scope. Our staff brings to each project over 125 years of experience in the field of metallurgy, corrosion, failure investigation and quality assurance. Failure Analysis Welding & Weld Inspection Corrosion Cryogenics Loading and Strength Analysis High Temperatures Reverse Engineering Heat Treatment Coating & Deposit Identification Testing - Destructive and Nondestructive Alloy Identification Industry Standards Ferrous & Non-Ferrous Materials On-Site Quality Assurance Audits Plastics and Composites Expert Witness Testimony Piping Systems Evaluations Controlled Inspections Design Depelopment Risk Analysis AREAS OF EXPERTISE Carbon steels and stainless steels High temperature alloys Heating element materials Magnesium alloys Maraging steels Tool steels Plating and cleaning Titanium alloys High strength low alloy (HSLA) steels Electro-formed components Aluminum - hardenable, non-hardenable, wrought and cast High alloy and nickel-based alloys, wrought and cast Copper and copper alloys - wrought and cast Gray cast irons, ductile and malleable irons Advanced manufacturing and joining processes Welding, soldering and brazing MATERIALS We have had extensive experience in the fabrication, joining, selection, and failure investigation.

Stanley T. Gray, PLS Meridian Surveying Engineering, Inc.
San Francisco, California
2958 Van Ness Ave, 94109


Contact:  Stanley T. Gray, PLS
www.meridiansurvey.com
415-521-5000 Or Toll Free 800-515-6674
stan@meridiansurvey.com
Meridian Surveying Engineering, Inc.
2958 Van Ness Ave
San Francisco, California 94109

Contact:  Stanley T. Gray, PLS
www.meridiansurvey.com
415-521-5000 Or Toll Free 800-515-6674
stan@meridiansurvey.com
Meridian Surveying Engineering, Inc. provides on-going Expert Witness, Litigation Support and Mediation Services for cases requiring the expertise, education and experience of an Independent Licensed Land Surveyor. Our Principal, Stanley T. Gray, PLS has over 30 years experience and holds a Bachelor of Science in Surveying and Photogrammetric Engineering from CSUF. He has provided support services for cases including accident scene documentation and analysis, photo analysis, slope analysis; dispute mediation, "standard of care issues", view corridors, tree issues, construction errors & omissions, encroachment, 3D scanning, forensic surveying and various types of Title, boundary easement, and construction defect issues. Let us assist you in resolving your problems.
Information:  
Civil Engineering,  Engineering,  Land Surveyor, 


Meridian Surveying Engineering, Inc. provides on-going Expert Witness, Litigation Support and Mediation Services for cases requiring the expertise, education and experience of an Independent Licensed Land Surveyor. Our Principal, Stanley T. Gray, PLS has over 30 years experience and holds a Bachelor of Science in Surveying and Photogrammetric Engineering from CSUF. He has provided support services for cases including accident scene documentation and analysis, photo analysis, slope analysis; dispute mediation, "standard of care issues", view corridors, tree issues, construction errors & omissions, encroachment, 3D scanning, forensic surveying and various types of Title, boundary easement, and construction defect issues. Let us assist you in resolving your problems.

AR Tech Forensic Experts Inc.
Encino, California
18075 Ventura Blvd, 91316


Contact:  John Tyson JD, PE

818-952-7209 Or Toll Free
johntysonpe@aol.com
18075 Ventura Blvd
Encino, California 91316

Contact:  John Tyson JD, PE

818-952-7209
johntysonpe@aol.com
Mr. Tyson is a Registered Professional Engineer, Consulting Engineer and Licensed Engineering Contractor. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Forensic Engineering and Technology and the American Board of Forensic Examiners. He was born and educated in England where he was awarded undergraduate and graduate degrees in Engineering from two of the leading Engineering Schools, graduating with Honors. He has worked as an Engineer in Europe, Australia and the United States. He has performed over 3000 Accident Investigations in Civil and Criminal Cases and has testified in several hundred cases over 28 years as a Forensic Expert. He has trained numerous Engineers and Scientists in the field of Accident Reconstruction and Engineering Analysis. He is a consultant to numerous Cities and well known Theme Parks, Hotel Chains and Businesses in the areas of Safety and Engineering Analysis. He has been a court appointed expert in criminal cases including manslaughter and murder charges. Over 3000 cases in 28 years of Forensic Investigation. Extensive Expert trial experience. Court appointed expert criminal cases.
Information:  
Accident Investigations,  Engineering,  Premises Liability,  Product Failure,  Slip, Trip, and Fall, 


Mr. Tyson is a Registered Professional Engineer, Consulting Engineer and Licensed Engineering Contractor. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Forensic Engineering and Technology and the American Board of Forensic Examiners. He was born and educated in England where he was awarded undergraduate and graduate degrees in Engineering from two of the leading Engineering Schools, graduating with Honors. He has worked as an Engineer in Europe, Australia and the United States. He has performed over 3000 Accident Investigations in Civil and Criminal Cases and has testified in several hundred cases over 28 years as a Forensic Expert. He has trained numerous Engineers and Scientists in the field of Accident Reconstruction and Engineering Analysis. He is a consultant to numerous Cities and well known Theme Parks, Hotel Chains and Businesses in the areas of Safety and Engineering Analysis. He has been a court appointed expert in criminal cases including manslaughter and murder charges. Over 3000 cases in 28 years of Forensic Investigation. Extensive Expert trial experience. Court appointed expert criminal cases.

CBC Geospatial Consulting, Inc.
Sacramento, California
1300 Ethan Way, Suite 300, 95825


Contact:  Christopher Curtis, PLS
www.cbcgeospatial.com
916-921-9033 Or Toll Free 916.921.9044
ccurtis@cbcgeospatial.com
1300 Ethan Way, Suite 300
Sacramento, California 95825

Contact:  Christopher Curtis, PLS
www.cbcgeospatial.com
916-921-9033 Or Toll Free 916.921.9044
ccurtis@cbcgeospatial.com
Mr. Curtis has more than 20 years of experience in land surveying and geomatics engineering. For more than 10 years, Mr. Curtis has been retained by law firms, insurance companies, the California Office of the Attorney General, and the U.S. Attorney's Office to provide professional surveying and mapping, expert witness, and litigation consultant in civil and criminal matters related to wildfires, wildland fire origin and cause investigations (50+), explosions, highway sight distance incidents, workplace injury, catastrophic injury, and wrongful death. As a geomatics engineer, Mr. Curtis has provided project delivery support (GPS control, conventional surveying, photogrammetric mapping, raster imaging, landnet boundary resolution, right of way engineering, and GIS) on projects domestically and abroad. Mr. Curtis' responsibilities include the supervision and direction of production staff and subconsultants on a project/task basis, cost estimating and scoping, collection, processing, and analysis of geospatial data, and quality assurance and quality control for project deliverables. Specifically, Mr. Curtis is qualified to conduct forensic engineering surveys, perform analyses, and offer opinions regarding evidence obtained by or related to the collection and analysis of geospatial data including aerial and terrestrial photography, video, record information, LiDAR, GPS control surveys, photogrammetry, digital terrain modeling, topographic land mapping, easements, ALTA surveys, Geographic Information Systems - GIS, visibility studies, accident reconstruction, the preparation and evaluation of demonstrative evidence and trial court exhibits.
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Engineering,  Fire Origin and Cause,  Forensic Engineering,  Forensic Mapping,  Forensic Photography,  Land Surveyor,  Photographic Analysis, 


Mr. Curtis has more than 20 years of experience in land surveying and geomatics engineering. For more than 10 years, Mr. Curtis has been retained by law firms, insurance companies, the California Office of the Attorney General, and the U.S. Attorney's Office to provide professional surveying and mapping, expert witness, and litigation consultant in civil and criminal matters related to wildfires, wildland fire origin and cause investigations (50+), explosions, highway sight distance incidents, workplace injury, catastrophic injury, and wrongful death. As a geomatics engineer, Mr. Curtis has provided project delivery support (GPS control, conventional surveying, photogrammetric mapping, raster imaging, landnet boundary resolution, right of way engineering, and GIS) on projects domestically and abroad. Mr. Curtis' responsibilities include the supervision and direction of production staff and subconsultants on a project/task basis, cost estimating and scoping, collection, processing, and analysis of geospatial data, and quality assurance and quality control for project deliverables. Specifically, Mr. Curtis is qualified to conduct forensic engineering surveys, perform analyses, and offer opinions regarding evidence obtained by or related to the collection and analysis of geospatial data including aerial and terrestrial photography, video, record information, LiDAR, GPS control surveys, photogrammetry, digital terrain modeling, topographic land mapping, easements, ALTA surveys, Geographic Information Systems - GIS, visibility studies, accident reconstruction, the preparation and evaluation of demonstrative evidence and trial court exhibits.

Lynch & Associates, Inc.
Wyckoff, New Jersey
377 Sicomac Ave., 07481


Contact:  Richard F. Lynch
Lynch & Associates, Inc. WEBSITE
201-891-8399 Or Toll Free
richardflynch@aol.com
377 Sicomac Ave.
Wyckoff, New Jersey 07481

Contact:  Richard F. Lynch
Lynch & Associates, Inc. WEBSITE
201-891-8399
richardflynch@aol.com
Materials\Metallurgical forensic investigations and failure analysis for fracture, corrosion analysis, test interpretation, and patent/trademark technical evaluation for the legal profession. Expert witness/consultant on all materials including metallic and non-metallic materials such as steel, stainless steel, alloy steel, aluminum, brass, titanium, other nonferrous metals, ceramics, polymers, and composites. Effective court testimony. Experienced in use and interpretation of results from standard and advanced materials laboratory methods. Publications. ASTM Fellow. ASM Fellow.
Information:  
Corrosion Engineering,  Engineering,  Materials Science,  Metallurgy, 


Materials\Metallurgical forensic investigations and failure analysis for fracture, corrosion analysis, test interpretation, and patent/trademark technical evaluation for the legal profession. Expert witness/consultant on all materials including metallic and non-metallic materials such as steel, stainless steel, alloy steel, aluminum, brass, titanium, other nonferrous metals, ceramics, polymers, and composites. Effective court testimony. Experienced in use and interpretation of results from standard and advanced materials laboratory methods. Publications. ASTM Fellow. ASM Fellow.

Reedy Engineering, Inc.
Campbell, California
3425 South Bascom Ave., Suite E, 95008


Contact:  Roger F. Reedy, PE
http://www.reedyeng.com/
408-558-0330 Or Toll Free
ras@reedyeng.com
3425 South Bascom Ave., Suite E
Campbell, California 95008

Contact:  Roger F. Reedy, PE
http://www.reedyeng.com/
408-558-0330
ras@reedyeng.com
Roger F. Reedy has extensive experience working on the design and construction of pressure vessels, piping, and nuclear power components. His experience includes design, analysis, fabrication, and erection of pressure vessels and piping components for petroleum, chemical, nuclear, fossil fuel, and other industries, including development and implementation of applicable quality systems. His background encompasses nuclear reactors and containment vessels, as well as pressure vessels and storage tanks for petroleum, chemical, and other energy industries. Mr. Reedy is an acknowledged expert in the construction of pressure vessels and nuclear components, including nuclear waste transportation casks and storage canisters, meeting the requirements of the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, Section III, Divisions 1, 2 and 3, Section VIII, Divisions 1 and 2, and Sections I, II, V, IX, and XI, and piping to the requirements of ASME B31.1 and B31.3. He is also an expert in implementation of practical quality programs for designers, fabricators, installers, and owners of industrial equipment and plants.
Information:  
Engineering,  Mechanical Engineering,  Metallurgy,  Pipeline Pressure Vessels Failure,  Structural Engineering, 


Roger F. Reedy has extensive experience working on the design and construction of pressure vessels, piping, and nuclear power components. His experience includes design, analysis, fabrication, and erection of pressure vessels and piping components for petroleum, chemical, nuclear, fossil fuel, and other industries, including development and implementation of applicable quality systems. His background encompasses nuclear reactors and containment vessels, as well as pressure vessels and storage tanks for petroleum, chemical, and other energy industries. Mr. Reedy is an acknowledged expert in the construction of pressure vessels and nuclear components, including nuclear waste transportation casks and storage canisters, meeting the requirements of the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, Section III, Divisions 1, 2 and 3, Section VIII, Divisions 1 and 2, and Sections I, II, V, IX, and XI, and piping to the requirements of ASME B31.1 and B31.3. He is also an expert in implementation of practical quality programs for designers, fabricators, installers, and owners of industrial equipment and plants.

Robert Hoekstra PhD, MDes, ASID
Orlando, Florida
University of Central Florida, 32816


Contact:  Robert Hoekstra
http://iems.ucf.edu/people/robert-hoekstra
407-913-4800 Or Toll Free
robert@hoekstradesigngroup.com
University of Central Florida
Orlando, Florida 32816

Contact:  Robert Hoekstra
http://iems.ucf.edu/people/robert-hoekstra
407-913-4800
robert@hoekstradesigngroup.com
Dr. Hoekstra has broad expertise in intellectual property, product design, patents, product liability and automotive and motorcycle system failures. He has over 30 years' experience in design and engineering, including time as an NASCAR engine researcher and designer with Penske Racing. Bob is a published author of a robotics text and appears in numerous journals and conference papers that include automation systems, alternative fuels and automotive engine design. He has a Master's Degree in Design and a PhD in engineering with course work that spanned product design, safety, industrial systems design, robotics, kinematics and mechanical engineering. He is the holder of six US patents that include alternative automotive fuels and furniture design. He is currently an Associate Professor at the University of Central Florida in the Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Systems.
Information:  
Design Patent Infringement,  Engineering,  Failure Analysis,  Intellectual Properties,  Patents,  Product Liability, 


Dr. Hoekstra has broad expertise in intellectual property, product design, patents, product liability and automotive and motorcycle system failures. He has over 30 years' experience in design and engineering, including time as an NASCAR engine researcher and designer with Penske Racing. Bob is a published author of a robotics text and appears in numerous journals and conference papers that include automation systems, alternative fuels and automotive engine design. He has a Master's Degree in Design and a PhD in engineering with course work that spanned product design, safety, industrial systems design, robotics, kinematics and mechanical engineering. He is the holder of six US patents that include alternative automotive fuels and furniture design. He is currently an Associate Professor at the University of Central Florida in the Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Systems.

Herbert Roberts Consulting
Middletown, Ohio
3912 Hollybrook Dr., 45044


Contact:  Herbert Roberts, P.E.
http://www.hrobertsconsulting.com/
513-409-4372 Or Toll Free
herbertroberts@gmail.com
3912 Hollybrook Dr.
Middletown, Ohio 45044

Contact:  Herbert Roberts, P.E.
http://www.hrobertsconsulting.com/
513-409-4372
herbertroberts@gmail.com
Herbert Roberts, a registered professional engineer, investigates a wide variety of mechanical and structural failure issues, including workplace injuries involving machinery, engines, and structural failures. Mr. Roberts holds Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and Masters of Business Administration in International business, and holds 15 US patents related to composites, machine design, impact, repair, & advanced coatings. For 25 years Mr. Roberts worked in the automotive design, manufacturing & repair industry; the aircraft design, manufacturing & repair industry; and the marine design, manufacturing & repair industry. Mr. Roberts specializes in trailer and towing related accidents; engines design and testing; air frame, marine, and automotive metallic and composite based structures; plus impact analysis, accident recreation, and root cause analysis. Mr. Roberts is a skilled teacher and has trained thousands of professionals in advanced engineering skills, six sigma quality methods, and systematic innovation skills in various global venues.
Information:  
Accident Reconstruction,  Engineering,  Failure Analysis,  Materials Science,  Structural Failure, 


Herbert Roberts, a registered professional engineer, investigates a wide variety of mechanical and structural failure issues, including workplace injuries involving machinery, engines, and structural failures. Mr. Roberts holds Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and Masters of Business Administration in International business, and holds 15 US patents related to composites, machine design, impact, repair, & advanced coatings. For 25 years Mr. Roberts worked in the automotive design, manufacturing & repair industry; the aircraft design, manufacturing & repair industry; and the marine design, manufacturing & repair industry. Mr. Roberts specializes in trailer and towing related accidents; engines design and testing; air frame, marine, and automotive metallic and composite based structures; plus impact analysis, accident recreation, and root cause analysis. Mr. Roberts is a skilled teacher and has trained thousands of professionals in advanced engineering skills, six sigma quality methods, and systematic innovation skills in various global venues.

Solomon Bruce Consulting LLC
Fort Worth, Texas
P. O. Box 331, 76101


Contact:  Joseph B Michels, Ph.D., P.E., C.P.L.
www.solomonbruce.com
817-386-3032 Or Toll Free
jbm@solomonbruce.com
P. O. Box 331
Fort Worth, Texas 76101

Contact:  Joseph B Michels, Ph.D., P.E., C.P.L.
www.solomonbruce.com
817-386-3032
jbm@solomonbruce.com
Dr. Michels is a licensed professional engineering/management consultant. He has served as a College Dean twice, and currently teaches as an adjunct in major business programs. He has led large organizations, >2500 individual contributors at the C suite level. His experience is in the ability to analyze and identify leading causal factors in major incidents and provide analytically robust, but easy to understand solutions to those challenges. Dr. Michels has over 40 years of experience in government, industry, business and academia as well as military logistics and engineering. He serves on a wide variety of national committees and boards relative to education and engineering. Dr. Michels can take a complex matter and break it down in to easy to understand parts which most individuals easily understand and comprehend. He has published in major journals and presented at major business and engineering conferences.
Information:  
Aviation,  Engineering,  Intellectual Properties,  Transportation,  Warehouse and Storage, 


Dr. Michels is a licensed professional engineering/management consultant. He has served as a College Dean twice, and currently teaches as an adjunct in major business programs. He has led large organizations, >2500 individual contributors at the C suite level. His experience is in the ability to analyze and identify leading causal factors in major incidents and provide analytically robust, but easy to understand solutions to those challenges. Dr. Michels has over 40 years of experience in government, industry, business and academia as well as military logistics and engineering. He serves on a wide variety of national committees and boards relative to education and engineering. Dr. Michels can take a complex matter and break it down in to easy to understand parts which most individuals easily understand and comprehend. He has published in major journals and presented at major business and engineering conferences.