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Engel Metallurgical, LTD
Saint Cloud, Minnesota
P.O. Box 6100, 56302


Contact:  Lester Engel
www.engelmet.com
320-253-7968 Or Toll Free 800-258-7968
les@engelmet.com
P.O. Box 6100
Saint Cloud, Minnesota 56302

Contact:  Lester Engel
www.engelmet.com
320-253-7968 Or Toll Free 800-258-7968
les@engelmet.com
Engel Metallurgical clients include attorneys, insurance company representatives and members of a broad range of industries, including chemical, agricultural, aviation, power generation, construction, transportation and manufacturing. Our services are provided by engineers and technicians with specialized expertise, using updated laboratory equipment to analyze and test materials of all sizes, purposes and conditions - from tiny, nearly unrecognizable bolts involved in accidents to aviation components under consideration for use. We analyze a wide variety of materials, from steel alloys to iron, aluminum and copper-based castings and super alloys, plus plastics, cermets and others.
Information:  
Energy,  Failure Analysis,  Forensic Engineering,  Metallurgy,  Power Generation,  Product Failure,  Product Failure Determination, 


Engel Metallurgical clients include attorneys, insurance company representatives and members of a broad range of industries, including chemical, agricultural, aviation, power generation, construction, transportation and manufacturing. Our services are provided by engineers and technicians with specialized expertise, using updated laboratory equipment to analyze and test materials of all sizes, purposes and conditions - from tiny, nearly unrecognizable bolts involved in accidents to aviation components under consideration for use. We analyze a wide variety of materials, from steel alloys to iron, aluminum and copper-based castings and super alloys, plus plastics, cermets and others.

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.

Automotive Design Analysis
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's CV

 

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's CV

 

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.

Avomeen Analytical Services
Ann Arbor, Michigan
4840 Venture Drive, 48108


Contact: 
www.avomeen.com
800-930-5450 Or Toll Free
scientist@avomeen.com
4840 Venture Drive
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108

Contact: 
www.avomeen.com
800-930-5450
scientist@avomeen.com
Avomeen is a FDA-Registered, DEA-Licensed, and cGMP-Compliant Analytical Testing Laboratory. We provide expert witness, consulting, and testing services for a variety of industries. We have in court experience and are skilled at properly explaining complex findings and results in a court room setting.
Information:  
Chemicals,  Failure Analysis,  Lab Testing and Analysis,  Patents,  Pharmaceuticals, 


Avomeen is a FDA-Registered, DEA-Licensed, and cGMP-Compliant Analytical Testing Laboratory. We provide expert witness, consulting, and testing services for a variety of industries. We have in court experience and are skilled at properly explaining complex findings and results in a court room setting.

Biomedical Engineering Consultants, LLC
Houston, Texas
1111 Hermann Drive, Suite 12 B, 77004


Contact:  David Yadin
http://www.biomedeng.com
713-522-6666 Or Toll Free
david@biomedeng.com
1111 Hermann Drive, Suite 12 B
Houston, Texas 77004

Contact:  David Yadin
http://www.biomedeng.com
713-522-6666
david@biomedeng.com
Over the past 35 years, Dr. David has developed, directed and taught healthcare life cycle technology management focusing on risk mitigation of medical devices and of their accessories. Dr. David's expertise includes successful completion of close to two hundred adverse events investigations associated with medical and surgical and telehealth products, dozens of depositions and court testimonies as a qualified expert. Dr. David established award-wining hospital-based technical services program and regulatory compliance knowledge supported by experience, licensure as register professional engineer in Texas, certification in clinical engineering and in the field of forensic engineering and technology. Biomedical Engineering Consultants, LLC (BEC) provides expert services in the safe and effective management of healthcare technology throughout its life cycle from development through obsolesce. As a member of the FDA advisory panel and of standards writing bodies, BEC brings unique expertise with regulatory and compliance requirements to hospitals, industry, service providers, and the legal professional.
Information:  
Accident Investigations,  Biomedical Engineering,  Failure Analysis,  Medical Devices,  Patents,  Product Liability,  Product Warnings,  Telemedicine, 


Over the past 35 years, Dr. David has developed, directed and taught healthcare life cycle technology management focusing on risk mitigation of medical devices and of their accessories. Dr. David's expertise includes successful completion of close to two hundred adverse events investigations associated with medical and surgical and telehealth products, dozens of depositions and court testimonies as a qualified expert. Dr. David established award-wining hospital-based technical services program and regulatory compliance knowledge supported by experience, licensure as register professional engineer in Texas, certification in clinical engineering and in the field of forensic engineering and technology. Biomedical Engineering Consultants, LLC (BEC) provides expert services in the safe and effective management of healthcare technology throughout its life cycle from development through obsolesce. As a member of the FDA advisory panel and of standards writing bodies, BEC brings unique expertise with regulatory and compliance requirements to hospitals, industry, service providers, and the legal professional.

Deatech Consulting Company
Montgomery, Texas
203 Sarasota Circle South, 77356


Contact:  Don Deaver, PE
http://rddeaver.com
936-449-6937 Or Toll Free
rdd5703@aol.com
203 Sarasota Circle South
Montgomery, Texas 77356

Contact:  Don Deaver, PE
http://rddeaver.com
936-449-6937
rdd5703@aol.com
Don Deaver, PE, has over 48 years experience including over 33 years with Exxon Pipeline Company and over 14 years as an independent consultant and expert witness. In over 80% of the cases he has covered, he has worked for the plaintiff.
Information:  
Accident Investigations,  Failure Analysis,  Oil and Gas,  Petroleum Engineering,  Pipeline Pressure Vessels Failure,  Refineries, 


Don Deaver, PE, has over 48 years experience including over 33 years with Exxon Pipeline Company and over 14 years as an independent consultant and expert witness. In over 80% of the cases he has covered, he has worked for the plaintiff.

E4 Consulting, Inc.
Jacksonville, Florida
4600 Touchton Road
Building 100, Suite 150, 32246


Contact:  Dr. Paul Eason
www.e4consulting.com
904-279-9300 Or Toll Free 888-504-5454
paul.eason@e4consulting.com
4600 Touchton Road
Building 100, Suite 150
Jacksonville, Florida 32246

Contact:  Dr. Paul Eason
www.e4consulting.com
904-279-9300 Or Toll Free 888-504-5454
paul.eason@e4consulting.com
Dr. Paul Eason at E4 Consulting provides engineering solutions for industry and the legal community. Our Expertise comes from years of combined training and experience in academia, industry and ccnsulting. We assist clients in issues of property loss, litigation, project risk assessment and process safety. Our approach to investigation, analysis, and research follows all applicable codes and standards, to provide the most reliable and reproducible results and opinions. We are availableto immediatley serve clients throughout the nation and abroad.
Information:  
Failure Analysis,  Fire and Explosions,  Fire Origin and Cause,  Industrial Accidents,  Metallurgy,  OSHA,  Product Liability, 


Dr. Paul Eason at E4 Consulting provides engineering solutions for industry and the legal community. Our Expertise comes from years of combined training and experience in academia, industry and ccnsulting. We assist clients in issues of property loss, litigation, project risk assessment and process safety. Our approach to investigation, analysis, and research follows all applicable codes and standards, to provide the most reliable and reproducible results and opinions. We are availableto immediatley serve clients throughout the nation and abroad.

Envista Forensics
Atlanta, Georgia
5565 Glenridge Connector, Suite 900, 30342


Contact:  Don Skaff
www.envistaforensics.com/
888-782-3473 Or Toll Free
newjob@envistaforensics.com
5565 Glenridge Connector, Suite 900
Atlanta, Georgia 30342

Contact:  Don Skaff
www.envistaforensics.com/
888-782-3473
newjob@envistaforensics.com
Envista Forensics is a global leader in forensic engineering & recovery solutions. We provide cause & origin, failure analysis, fire and explosion investigations, accident reconstruction, damage evaluations, building consulting and equipment restoration services following disasters of all kinds. Envista Forensics has served the insurance, legal and risk management industries for over 30 years. Our experts travel globally from over 25 offices located across the U.S., Canada, Latin America, the U.K. and Singapore.
Information:  
Accident Reconstruction,  Civil Engineering,  Construction Defects,  Failure Analysis,  Fire and Explosions,  Fire Origin and Cause,  Forensic Engineering,  Machine Safety,  Product Failure, 


Envista Forensics is a global leader in forensic engineering & recovery solutions. We provide cause & origin, failure analysis, fire and explosion investigations, accident reconstruction, damage evaluations, building consulting and equipment restoration services following disasters of all kinds. Envista Forensics has served the insurance, legal and risk management industries for over 30 years. Our experts travel globally from over 25 offices located across the U.S., Canada, Latin America, the U.K. and Singapore.

Forensics International
El Cajon, California
10298 Hawley Road, 92021


Contact:  William Guentzler, PhD
www.forensicsintl.com
619-390-9081 Or Toll Free
forensicsintl@cox.net
10298 Hawley Road
El Cajon, California 92021

Contact:  William Guentzler, PhD
www.forensicsintl.com
619-390-9081
forensicsintl@cox.net
William Guentzler, PhD received his Professor Emeritus from San Diego State University after thirty-six (36) years of service. He has been a Forensic Examiner with Forensics International for the last thirty-two (32) years.
Information:  
Accident Investigations,  Automobile Accidents,  Failure Analysis,  Fire and Explosions,  Fire Origin and Cause,  Motor Vehicles, 


William Guentzler, PhD received his Professor Emeritus from San Diego State University after thirty-six (36) years of service. He has been a Forensic Examiner with Forensics International for the last thirty-two (32) years.

Read Consulting, LLC - Failure Analysis
Santa Rosa, California
1435 Fulton Road , 95403


Contact:  Thomas L. Read, PhD
www.readconsulting.com
707-494-5089 Or Toll Free 800-520-2374
tread@sonic.net
1435 Fulton Road
Santa Rosa, California 95403

Contact:  Thomas L. Read, PhD
www.readconsulting.com
707-494-5089 Or Toll Free 800-520-2374
tread@sonic.net
Information:  
Failure Analysis,  Food Manufacturing,  Glass,  Industrial Accidents,  Paint and Coatings,  Patents, 



Alvia Services, Inc.
Rancho Murieta, California
6541 Via Sereno, 95683


Contact:  Steven P. Viani
http://www.alviaservicesinc.com/
916-952-8503 Or Toll Free
spviani@aol.com
6541 Via Sereno
Rancho Murieta, California 95683

Contact:  Steven P. Viani
http://www.alviaservicesinc.com/
916-952-8503
spviani@aol.com
Mr. Viani is a registered Civil Engineer in California, Washington and Arizona and a contractor in California. He has over 37 years of environmental remediation, construction, geotechnical construction and forensic engineering experience. He knows site characterization, design and remediation of Superfund and RCRA sites. He developed technical documents supporting claims by contractors and reviewed claims from contractors in many fields of construction and project types. He is experienced in forensic investigation, construction defects, scope of damages, cost estimating, project management, accident investigation and reconstruction, structural failure and other related areas of expertise. As a contractor, he has performed geotechnical construction, waste remediation construction and civil construction. He has investigated, reported and testified for attorneys and insurance companies on a wide variety of files.
Information:  
Civil Engineering,  Construction Accidents,  Construction Claims,  Construction Defects,  Construction Safety,  Failure Analysis,  Forensic Engineering,  Hazardous Materials,  Insurance,  Structural Failure, 


Mr. Viani is a registered Civil Engineer in California, Washington and Arizona and a contractor in California. He has over 37 years of environmental remediation, construction, geotechnical construction and forensic engineering experience. He knows site characterization, design and remediation of Superfund and RCRA sites. He developed technical documents supporting claims by contractors and reviewed claims from contractors in many fields of construction and project types. He is experienced in forensic investigation, construction defects, scope of damages, cost estimating, project management, accident investigation and reconstruction, structural failure and other related areas of expertise. As a contractor, he has performed geotechnical construction, waste remediation construction and civil construction. He has investigated, reported and testified for attorneys and insurance companies on a wide variety of files.

Anderson Materials Evaluation, Inc.
Columbia, Maryland
9051 Red Branch Road, Suite C, 21045


Contact:  Dr. Charles R. Anderson
http://www.andersonmaterials.com/
410-740-8562 Or Toll Free
canderson@andersonmaterials.com
9051 Red Branch Road, Suite C
Columbia, Maryland 21045

Contact:  Dr. Charles R. Anderson
http://www.andersonmaterials.com/
410-740-8562
canderson@andersonmaterials.com
Dr. Anderson is the founder of AME and a co-owner of the company. Dr. Anderson has long specialized in the characterization of surfaces, interfaces, thin films, and coatings. He began applying surface analysis techniques to the solution of materials problems in 1972. He has had a wealth of experience with surface chemical phase identifications, corrosion, battery development, adhesive failures, contamination, electronic packaging, thin film and bulk materials composition, composite interfaces, particle and sintered ceramic surfaces, surface oxidation and degradation, and many other applications of surface analysis. He has served as an officer of the ASTM Committee E-42 on Surface Analysis and as a U.S. Expert on several subcommittees of the ISO Technical Committee 201 on Surface Chemical Analysis. He worked for Case Western Reserve University as a post-doctoral fellow, the Dept. of the Navy as a research physicist, and Martin Marietta and Lockheed Martin as a senior scientist before founding AME, Inc. in 1995. Dr. Anderson especially enjoys integrating the results of multiple analytic techniques to solve tough materials problems. He has assembled a team of materials scientists and engineers with complementary skills and experience who all enjoy working together to solve challenging problems. He is or has been a member of AVS, ASM, MRS, ASTM, the Electrochemical Society, ACS, APS, and SAMPE. He constantly migrates across the boundaries of physics, chemistry, biology, and the engineering disciplines to solve real-world materials problems.
Information:  
Coatings, Sealants, and Paints,  Corrosion Engineering,  Failure Analysis,  Lab Testing and Analysis,  Materials Science, 


Dr. Anderson is the founder of AME and a co-owner of the company. Dr. Anderson has long specialized in the characterization of surfaces, interfaces, thin films, and coatings. He began applying surface analysis techniques to the solution of materials problems in 1972. He has had a wealth of experience with surface chemical phase identifications, corrosion, battery development, adhesive failures, contamination, electronic packaging, thin film and bulk materials composition, composite interfaces, particle and sintered ceramic surfaces, surface oxidation and degradation, and many other applications of surface analysis. He has served as an officer of the ASTM Committee E-42 on Surface Analysis and as a U.S. Expert on several subcommittees of the ISO Technical Committee 201 on Surface Chemical Analysis. He worked for Case Western Reserve University as a post-doctoral fellow, the Dept. of the Navy as a research physicist, and Martin Marietta and Lockheed Martin as a senior scientist before founding AME, Inc. in 1995. Dr. Anderson especially enjoys integrating the results of multiple analytic techniques to solve tough materials problems. He has assembled a team of materials scientists and engineers with complementary skills and experience who all enjoy working together to solve challenging problems. He is or has been a member of AVS, ASM, MRS, ASTM, the Electrochemical Society, ACS, APS, and SAMPE. He constantly migrates across the boundaries of physics, chemistry, biology, and the engineering disciplines to solve real-world materials problems.

Applied Mechanics International, LLC
Prospect, Kentucky
P.O. Box 709, 40059


Contact:  Richard T. Hallman, PE
www.apmechco.com
502-228-9007 Or Toll Free
info@apmechco.com
P.O. Box 709
Prospect, Kentucky 40059

Contact:  Richard T. Hallman, PE
www.apmechco.com
502-228-9007
info@apmechco.com
No matter where you are in the world, you can get assistance from Applied Mechanics International, LLC, a company located near Louisville, Kentucky. We are experienced in the analysis and manufacturing of both machinery and heavy equipment and can help identify and solve equipment problems in any industrial setting. Well accomplished in both diagnostics and design, 20% of our workload is related to failure analysis.
Information:  
Analysis,  Engineering,  Equipment and Machinery,  Failure Analysis,  Pipeline Pressure Vessels Failure, 


No matter where you are in the world, you can get assistance from Applied Mechanics International, LLC, a company located near Louisville, Kentucky. We are experienced in the analysis and manufacturing of both machinery and heavy equipment and can help identify and solve equipment problems in any industrial setting. Well accomplished in both diagnostics and design, 20% of our workload is related to failure analysis.

Arborgate Consulting, Inc.
Tustin, California
1131 Lucinda Way, 92780


Contact:  Gregory W. Applegate
http://www.arborgate-consulting.com/
714-731-6240 Or Toll Free
greg@arborgate.occoxmail.com
1131 Lucinda Way
Tustin, California 92780

Contact:  Gregory W. Applegate
http://www.arborgate-consulting.com/
714-731-6240
greg@arborgate.occoxmail.com
Mr. Applegate is an independent registered consulting arborist, certified arborist, ISA tree risk assessment qualified, and CEO of Arborgate Consulting, Inc. He has been in the horticulture industry since 1963, providing professional arboricultural consulting since 1984 within both private and public sectors. His expertise includes forensic consulting and testimony, appraisal, tree preservation, diagnosis of tree and palm health problems, construction impact mitigation, hazard and failure analysis, root damage studies, decay and loss of strength analysis, pruning programs, species selection, and tree health monitoring.
Information:  
Accident Investigations,  Arboriculture,  Arborist,  Failure Analysis,  Horticulture,  Landscaping, 


Mr. Applegate is an independent registered consulting arborist, certified arborist, ISA tree risk assessment qualified, and CEO of Arborgate Consulting, Inc. He has been in the horticulture industry since 1963, providing professional arboricultural consulting since 1984 within both private and public sectors. His expertise includes forensic consulting and testimony, appraisal, tree preservation, diagnosis of tree and palm health problems, construction impact mitigation, hazard and failure analysis, root damage studies, decay and loss of strength analysis, pruning programs, species selection, and tree health monitoring.

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.
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Biomedical Engineering,  Engineering,  Failure Analysis,  Mechanical Engineering,  Medical,  Medical Devices,  Medical Malpractice,  Patents, 


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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.

Berkeley Engineering AND Research, Inc. (BEAR)
Berkeley, California
808 Gilman Street, 94710


Contact:  Glen Stevick Ph.D., P.E.
www.bearinc.com
510-549-3300 Or Toll Free
gstevick@gmail.com
808 Gilman Street
Berkeley, California 94710

Contact:  Glen Stevick Ph.D., P.E.
www.bearinc.com
510-549-3300
gstevick@gmail.com
Design and failure analysis of engineering systems and industrial equipment. Investigation of refinery, chemical plant, power plant and large building fires and explosions. Laboratory testing of mechanical, electrical, gas and hydraulic systems. Materials, stress and fracture analysis. Dynamic simulation and computer animation. Experience in the evaluation of a broad range of industrial process equipment and structures: piping, pressure vessels, presses, pumps, heat exchangers, turbines, conveyors, cranes, airframes, railcars and motor vehicle body and frames.
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Accident Investigations,  Corrosion Engineering,  Failure Analysis,  Forensic Engineering,  Intellectual Properties,  Mechanical Engineering, 


Design and failure analysis of engineering systems and industrial equipment. Investigation of refinery, chemical plant, power plant and large building fires and explosions. Laboratory testing of mechanical, electrical, gas and hydraulic systems. Materials, stress and fracture analysis. Dynamic simulation and computer animation. Experience in the evaluation of a broad range of industrial process equipment and structures: piping, pressure vessels, presses, pumps, heat exchangers, turbines, conveyors, cranes, airframes, railcars and motor vehicle body and frames.

Crane Inspection & Certification Bureau
Orlando, Florida
11112 Boggy Creek Road, 32824


Contact:  Jerry Longtin / Karla Lascell
www.cicb.com
800-327-1386 Or Toll Free
info@cicb.com
11112 Boggy Creek Road
Orlando, Florida 32824

Contact:  Jerry Longtin / Karla Lascell
www.cicb.com
800-327-1386
info@cicb.com
Crane Inspection & Certification Bureau (CICB) provides the highest quality training, inspection, consulting certification and safety services in the industry. Established in 1969, CICB's reputation has been earned through the volume and depth of our experience. With over 44 years combined experience our support staff is able to provide courtroom expert witness testimony and litigation support whenever independent expertise in the field of crane and heavy equipment safety is required.
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Accident Investigations,  Construction Safety,  Cranes,  Failure Analysis,  Material Handling, 


Crane Inspection & Certification Bureau (CICB) provides the highest quality training, inspection, consulting certification and safety services in the industry. Established in 1969, CICB's reputation has been earned through the volume and depth of our experience. With over 44 years combined experience our support staff is able to provide courtroom expert witness testimony and litigation support whenever independent expertise in the field of crane and heavy equipment safety is required.

E & S Consulting, Inc.
Saint Augustine, Florida
124 Calle de Leon, 32086


Contact:  Edward George
www.eandsconsulting.com
904-826-1431 Or Toll Free 800-259-7464
esconsulting@bellsouth.net
124 Calle de Leon
Saint Augustine, Florida 32086

Contact:  Edward George
www.eandsconsulting.com
904-826-1431 Or Toll Free 800-259-7464
esconsulting@bellsouth.net
Court-Qualified Professional Engineering Experts, Forensic Science and Engineering, Products Liability, Metallurgical/Material Failure Analysis, Certified Welding Inspection, Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator, 25+ Yrs Experience
Information:  
Accident Investigations,  Accident Reconstruction,  Failure Analysis,  Fire and Explosions,  Materials Science,  Metallurgy,  Product Liability, 


Court-Qualified Professional Engineering Experts, Forensic Science and Engineering, Products Liability, Metallurgical/Material Failure Analysis, Certified Welding Inspection, Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator, 25+ Yrs Experience