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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.

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.

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.

The Kilpatrick Group, PA.
Jamestown, North Carolina
3397 Cherrybrook Drive, 27282


Contact:  Gary E. Kilpatrick
www.kilpatrickforensics.com
336-841-6354 Or Toll Free
kilpatrickg1@northstate.net
3397 Cherrybrook Drive
Jamestown, North Carolina 27282

Contact:  Gary E. Kilpatrick
www.kilpatrickforensics.com
336-841-6354
kilpatrickg1@northstate.net

Gary E. Kilpatrick CV

Gary E. Kilpatrick and Associates, P.A. is a forensics engineering firm dedicated to the application of the art, science and methodology of engineering and the scientific method to answer questions of fact in the jurisprudence system pertaining to personal injury and wrongful death concerning accidents and product defects and failures.
Information:  
Accident Investigations,  Accident Reconstruction,  Aerial Lifts,  Amusement Parks,  Analysis,  ANSI Standards,  Automobile Accidents,  Automotive,  Commercial Vehicle Accident Reconstruction,  Computer Animation,  Conveyors,  Cranes,  Crash Data Retrieval,  Elevators and Escalators,  Farms and Farm Safety,  Food Manufacturing,  Forensic Engineering,  Forklifts,  Human Factors,  Industrial Accidents,  Industrial Equipment,  Job Safety Analysis,  Labels and Warnings,  Ladders and Manlifts,  Machine Safety,  Manufacturing Accidents,  Material Handling,  Motorcycle Accident Reconstruction,  OSHA,  Pipeline Pressure Vessels Failure,  Product Warnings,  Safety,  Safety Audit,  Safety Engineering,  Safety Occupational,  Warehouse and Storage,  Workers' Compensation, 


Gary E. Kilpatrick CV

Gary E. Kilpatrick and Associates, P.A. is a forensics engineering firm dedicated to the application of the art, science and methodology of engineering and the scientific method to answer questions of fact in the jurisprudence system pertaining to personal injury and wrongful death concerning accidents and product defects and failures.

WDP & Associates Consulting Engineers, Inc.
Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
4842 Hwy. 17 Business, 29576


Contact:  Leyla Y. Scott
www.wdpa.com
843-299-2247 Or Toll Free
LScott@wdpa.com
4842 Hwy. 17 Business
Murrells Inlet, South Carolina 29576

Contact:  Leyla Y. Scott
www.wdpa.com
843-299-2247
LScott@wdpa.com
WDP & Associates provides forensic engineering, expert witness, and litigation support services for structural system failures, building envelope performance failures, geotechnical-related issues and construction disputes. We have been engaged for both plaintiffs and defendants on cases and projects located throughout the U.S. WDP & Associates' qualified experts are recognized for applying a high level of analytics as a result of their specialized advanced engineering education, deep engagement in Industry Codes and Standards development, and extensive prior experience. We are regarded as objective, thorough, and capable of communicating complex issues in simplified terms. Founded in 1995 with offices in Virginia, South Carolina, New York, and Texas, WDP & Associates understands the importance of mobilizing a team quickly to gather time-sensitive forensic data. To aid in our investigations, we maintain specialized equipment that is calibrated in our accredited in-house laboratory. CAD is often used to illustrate and animate mechanisms of failure for explanation to clients and for exhibits for mediation, arbitration, or trials.
Information:  
Architecture,  Building Code Compliance,  Civil Construction and Engineering,  Concrete and Masonry,  Construction Defects,  Forensic Engineering,  Structural Engineering, 


WDP & Associates provides forensic engineering, expert witness, and litigation support services for structural system failures, building envelope performance failures, geotechnical-related issues and construction disputes. We have been engaged for both plaintiffs and defendants on cases and projects located throughout the U.S. WDP & Associates' qualified experts are recognized for applying a high level of analytics as a result of their specialized advanced engineering education, deep engagement in Industry Codes and Standards development, and extensive prior experience. We are regarded as objective, thorough, and capable of communicating complex issues in simplified terms. Founded in 1995 with offices in Virginia, South Carolina, New York, and Texas, WDP & Associates understands the importance of mobilizing a team quickly to gather time-sensitive forensic data. To aid in our investigations, we maintain specialized equipment that is calibrated in our accredited in-house laboratory. CAD is often used to illustrate and animate mechanisms of failure for explanation to clients and for exhibits for mediation, arbitration, or trials.

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.

Boyce Consultancy Group, LLC
Houston, Texas
2121 Kirby Drive, #117, 77019


Contact:  Dr. Meherwan P. Boyce, P.E.
www.boyceconsultancy.com
713-807-0888 Or Toll Free
mpboyce@boycepower.com
2121 Kirby Drive, #117
Houston, Texas 77019

Contact:  Dr. Meherwan P. Boyce, P.E.
www.boyceconsultancy.com
713-807-0888
mpboyce@boycepower.com
Dr. Meherwan P. Boyce, P.E., CEng, Fellow ASME, IMechE & IDGTE has over 50 years of experience in the field of TurboMachinery in both industry and academia.  Dr. Boyce provides litigation support, forensic engineering, failure analysis services, and expert witness testimony to the petrochemical, legal, insurance, public utility, and manufacturing industries. As the recognized leader in gas turbine technology, Dr. Boyce specializes in forensic engineering and expert witness testimony on combustion turbines, steam turbines and compressors.
The Boyce Consultancy’s team of licensed professional engineers applies their extensive years of knowledge of gas and steam turbine engines and combined cycle power plants to each case, determining and interpreting causes of damage or failure to equipment, machines, or structures.
The Boyce Consultancy provides technically accurate, deeply researched, and scientifically supportable forensic engineering analyses. Dr. Boyce’s integrity, diligence, world-leading expertise in gas turbine engines, and demonstrable scientific findings have provided high-profile clients such as Dresser Rand, Daimler Chrysler, Siemens Fossil Services Inc, Praxair, Occidental Chemical Corporation, and Calpine Corporation with the necessary tools for successful resolution of complex issues.
Dr. Boyce’s industrial experience covers 20 years as Chairman and CEO of Boyce Engineering International, and five years as a designer of compressors and turbines for various gas turbine manufacturers. His academic experience began in 1967 as an Instructor at the University of Oklahoma and includes the position of Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University and founder of the Turbomachinery Laboratories and the Turbomachinery Symposium in 1972 and is currently a very successful symposium. He is the author of several books such as the Gas Turbine Engineering Handbook (Fourth Edition, Elsevier); Cogeneration & Combined Cycle Power Plants (Second Edition, ASME Press); and Centrifugal Compressors, A Basic Guide (PennWell Books). He is a contributor to several handbooks: his latest contributions are to the Perry’s Chemical Engineering Handbook Seventh and Eight Editions (McGraw Hill) in the areas of Transport and Storage of Fluids and Gas Turbines, he is presently working on the 9th Edition. He has contributed chapters for the ASME’s Energy and Power Generation Handbook and A Handbook on Combined Cycle Systems for Near-Zero Emission Power Generation. He is Chair of the Committee which just completed the writing of the ASME PTC 55 Gas Turbine Aircraft Engines, which was approved as an American National Standard by the ANSI Board of Standards Review on July 29th 2013. He is also a member of the ASME Ethics Review Board. Additionally, Dr. Boyce has taught over 150 short courses around the world attended by over 4500 students representing over 400 Corporations.
Information:  
Automotive,  Biomechanics,  Combustion and Incineration,  Electrical Engineering,  Energy,  Environmental Engineering,  Forensic Engineering,  Noise Measurement and Control,  Oil and Gas,  Oil Drilling,  Petroleum Engineering,  Power Generation,  Process Safety Chemicals and Oil Refining,  Refineries,  Turbomachinery,  Utilities, 


Dr. Meherwan P. Boyce, P.E., CEng, Fellow ASME, IMechE & IDGTE has over 50 years of experience in the field of TurboMachinery in both industry and academia.  Dr. Boyce provides litigation support, forensic engineering, failure analysis services, and expert witness testimony to the petrochemical, legal, insurance, public utility, and manufacturing industries. As the recognized leader in gas turbine technology, Dr. Boyce specializes in forensic engineering and expert witness testimony on combustion turbines, steam turbines and compressors.
The Boyce Consultancy’s team of licensed professional engineers applies their extensive years of knowledge of gas and steam turbine engines and combined cycle power plants to each case, determining and interpreting causes of damage or failure to equipment, machines, or structures.
The Boyce Consultancy provides technically accurate, deeply researched, and scientifically supportable forensic engineering analyses. Dr. Boyce’s integrity, diligence, world-leading expertise in gas turbine engines, and demonstrable scientific findings have provided high-profile clients such as Dresser Rand, Daimler Chrysler, Siemens Fossil Services Inc, Praxair, Occidental Chemical Corporation, and Calpine Corporation with the necessary tools for successful resolution of complex issues.
Dr. Boyce’s industrial experience covers 20 years as Chairman and CEO of Boyce Engineering International, and five years as a designer of compressors and turbines for various gas turbine manufacturers. His academic experience began in 1967 as an Instructor at the University of Oklahoma and includes the position of Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University and founder of the Turbomachinery Laboratories and the Turbomachinery Symposium in 1972 and is currently a very successful symposium. He is the author of several books such as the Gas Turbine Engineering Handbook (Fourth Edition, Elsevier); Cogeneration & Combined Cycle Power Plants (Second Edition, ASME Press); and Centrifugal Compressors, A Basic Guide (PennWell Books). He is a contributor to several handbooks: his latest contributions are to the Perry’s Chemical Engineering Handbook Seventh and Eight Editions (McGraw Hill) in the areas of Transport and Storage of Fluids and Gas Turbines, he is presently working on the 9th Edition. He has contributed chapters for the ASME’s Energy and Power Generation Handbook and A Handbook on Combined Cycle Systems for Near-Zero Emission Power Generation. He is Chair of the Committee which just completed the writing of the ASME PTC 55 Gas Turbine Aircraft Engines, which was approved as an American National Standard by the ANSI Board of Standards Review on July 29th 2013. He is also a member of the ASME Ethics Review Board. Additionally, Dr. Boyce has taught over 150 short courses around the world attended by over 4500 students representing over 400 Corporations.

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.

Loeffler Engineering Group
Lago Vista, Texas
20511 Highland Lake Drive, 78645


Contact:  Frank J. Loeffler, Jr.
www.loefflerengineering.com
512-267-8700 Or Toll Free
frank@loefflerengineering.com
20511 Highland Lake Drive
Lago Vista, Texas 78645

Contact:  Frank J. Loeffler, Jr.
www.loefflerengineering.com
512-267-8700
frank@loefflerengineering.com
Loeffler Engineering Group, specializing in Conveyors and Materials Handling Systems
Loeffler Engineering Group, Frank Loeffler Jr is a Manufacturers’ Representative and an Engineering Firm that specializes in materials handling and conveyor systems. We represent a group of companies that supply turnkey systems and related conveyor accessory products.
Information:  
Code Compliance,  Conveyors,  Design Patent Infringement,  Forensic Engineering,  Industrial Equipment,  Machine Safety,  Machinery and Equipment Appraisal and Valuation,  Manufacturing Accidents,  Material Handling,  Mining,  Product Failure Determination, 


Loeffler Engineering Group, specializing in Conveyors and Materials Handling Systems
Loeffler Engineering Group, Frank Loeffler Jr is a Manufacturers’ Representative and an Engineering Firm that specializes in materials handling and conveyor systems. We represent a group of companies that supply turnkey systems and related conveyor accessory products.

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.

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.
Information:  
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.

Innalytical Solutions Inc.
Janesville, Wisconsin
5807 W. Fenrick Rd., 53548


Contact:  Paul Terpstra, P.E.
www.innalytical.com
877-622-4369 Or Toll Free
pterpstra@innalytical.com
5807 W. Fenrick Rd.
Janesville, Wisconsin 53548

Contact:  Paul Terpstra, P.E.
www.innalytical.com
877-622-4369
pterpstra@innalytical.com
Paul D. Terpstra, PE, is a Mechanical Engineer who provides forensic engineering litigation support services. He has over 30 years of experience in Mechanical Design, Programming, Electrical Design, and Troubleshooting of Automated Machinery. He applies his Root Cause Analysis skills to reconstruct events and mitigate the consequences of accidents and failures which give rise to insurance claims and sometimes legal action. Mr. Terpstra served as Director of Research & Development for Gilman Engineering & Manufacturing, a major supplier of custom assembly equipment, before founding Innalytical Solutions Inc. He has designed equipment used by major manufacturing companies such as Ford, GM, GE, Potter & Brumfield, Borg Warner, Caterpillar, Siemens, and Rolls Royce. He has been granted seven United States patents, three foreign patents, and has two additional US patent applications pending. Mr. Terpstra's expert witness services are available to insurance companies and attorneys.
Information:  
Conveyors,  Equipment and Machinery,  Forensic Engineering,  Industrial Equipment,  Mechanical Engineering, 


Paul D. Terpstra, PE, is a Mechanical Engineer who provides forensic engineering litigation support services. He has over 30 years of experience in Mechanical Design, Programming, Electrical Design, and Troubleshooting of Automated Machinery. He applies his Root Cause Analysis skills to reconstruct events and mitigate the consequences of accidents and failures which give rise to insurance claims and sometimes legal action. Mr. Terpstra served as Director of Research & Development for Gilman Engineering & Manufacturing, a major supplier of custom assembly equipment, before founding Innalytical Solutions Inc. He has designed equipment used by major manufacturing companies such as Ford, GM, GE, Potter & Brumfield, Borg Warner, Caterpillar, Siemens, and Rolls Royce. He has been granted seven United States patents, three foreign patents, and has two additional US patent applications pending. Mr. Terpstra's expert witness services are available to insurance companies and attorneys.

Kling Consulting Group
Irvine, California
18008 Sky Park Circle 250 , 92614


Contact:  Henry Kling, PE, GE
www.klingconsultinggroup.com
949-797-6241 Or Toll Free
hkling@klingconsultinggroup.com
18008 Sky Park Circle 250
Irvine, California 92614

Contact:  Henry Kling, PE, GE
www.klingconsultinggroup.com
949-797-6241
hkling@klingconsultinggroup.com
Kling Consulting Group, Inc. is a full service consulting firm in the fields of geology and geotechnical engineering located in California and is committed to providing consulting services of the highest quality. As a result of this commitment to our clients, we have developed an excellent reputation in the California area for team workmanship, innovative solutions and timely, cost effective professional services. Headquartered in Irvine, California, our staff has worked throughout California and members of our staff have experience in other states and internationally, enabling us to draw from diverse technical backgrounds when providing practical and sound geotechnical expertise. The bulk of our workload comes from client referral and "repeat work" based on our effective team workmanship, qualifications and cost effectiveness.
Information:  
Civil Engineering,  Construction Defects,  Earthquake Damage,  Forensic Engineering,  Geotechnical Engineering, 


Kling Consulting Group, Inc. is a full service consulting firm in the fields of geology and geotechnical engineering located in California and is committed to providing consulting services of the highest quality. As a result of this commitment to our clients, we have developed an excellent reputation in the California area for team workmanship, innovative solutions and timely, cost effective professional services. Headquartered in Irvine, California, our staff has worked throughout California and members of our staff have experience in other states and internationally, enabling us to draw from diverse technical backgrounds when providing practical and sound geotechnical expertise. The bulk of our workload comes from client referral and "repeat work" based on our effective team workmanship, qualifications and cost effectiveness.

QC Metallurgical, Inc.
Hollywood, Florida
2870 Stirling Road, 33020


Contact:  Frank Grate
www.qcmetallurgical.com
954-889-0089 Or Toll Free
fgrate@qcmet.com
2870 Stirling Road
Hollywood, Florida 33020

Contact:  Frank Grate
www.qcmetallurgical.com
954-889-0089
fgrate@qcmet.com
Incorporated in 1967, Q.C. Metallurgical Inc is a small, family owned material engineering and testing laboratory serving the marine, aerospace, manufacturing and construction industries. Owned and operated by Frank Grate – a highly respected professional engineer who is registered in the states of Florida and Ohio, we provide service for our local customers in Florida as well as throughout the US and even overseas. Q.C. Metallurgical Inc is an approved testing laboratory accredited by Lloyds of London, Pratt & Whitney, U.S. Coast Guard, Lockheed Martin, Miami-Dade County, Bombardier, Aero Thrust Holdings and more. We are approved by Miami-Dade County Building code 7AS301-94 and are certified to perform a variety of tests.
Information:  
Corrosion Engineering,  Failure Analysis,  Forensic Engineering,  Lab Testing and Analysis,  Materials Science,  Metallurgy, 


Incorporated in 1967, Q.C. Metallurgical Inc is a small, family owned material engineering and testing laboratory serving the marine, aerospace, manufacturing and construction industries. Owned and operated by Frank Grate – a highly respected professional engineer who is registered in the states of Florida and Ohio, we provide service for our local customers in Florida as well as throughout the US and even overseas. Q.C. Metallurgical Inc is an approved testing laboratory accredited by Lloyds of London, Pratt & Whitney, U.S. Coast Guard, Lockheed Martin, Miami-Dade County, Bombardier, Aero Thrust Holdings and more. We are approved by Miami-Dade County Building code 7AS301-94 and are certified to perform a variety of tests.

Shatec Engineering Consultants, LLC
El Dorado Hills, California
7064 Tarvisio Way, 95762


Contact:  Shakir Shatnawi Ph.D., PE
www.shatec.net
916-990-6488 Or Toll Free
sshatnawi@shatec.net
7064 Tarvisio Way
El Dorado Hills, California 95762

Contact:  Shakir Shatnawi Ph.D., PE
www.shatec.net
916-990-6488
sshatnawi@shatec.net
Dr. Shakir Shatnawi has a Ph.D. in Transportation Engineering and Pavement Design, and Masters in Construction Management with over 27 years of practical and extensive engineering and transportation expertise covering industry and public agencies including Caltrans and FHWA. Currently providing expert witness services, expert testimony and litigation support to attorneys and legal entities on cases related to accident reconstruction, analysis, design standards, construction specifications, guidelines, policies, public agency practices, transportation, roads, pavements, airports, materials, highway geometric design, drainage, asphalt, concrete, soil, repairs, maintenance, inspections, rehabilitation, construction quality control - quality assurance, construction claims, inspection, settlement, dispute resolution, pavement surface conditions such as friction, skid resistance, surface discontinuities, cracking, rutting, defects, potholes and roughness, failure investigations, forensic engineering, traffic, safety standards, construction work zone accidents, construction safety, safety operating procedures, roadside hazards, signage, sight distance requirements, ADA requirements, code violations, and engineering analysis.
Information:  
Accident Investigations,  Accident Reconstruction,  Civil Construction and Engineering,  Civil Engineering,  Concrete and Masonry,  Construction,  Construction Claims,  Construction Defects,  Failure Analysis,  Forensic Engineering,  Government,  Materials Science,  Motorcycle Accident Reconstruction,  Parking Lots,  Safety,  Safety Engineering,  Slip, Trip, and Fall,  Traffic Engineering,  Transportation, 


Dr. Shakir Shatnawi has a Ph.D. in Transportation Engineering and Pavement Design, and Masters in Construction Management with over 27 years of practical and extensive engineering and transportation expertise covering industry and public agencies including Caltrans and FHWA. Currently providing expert witness services, expert testimony and litigation support to attorneys and legal entities on cases related to accident reconstruction, analysis, design standards, construction specifications, guidelines, policies, public agency practices, transportation, roads, pavements, airports, materials, highway geometric design, drainage, asphalt, concrete, soil, repairs, maintenance, inspections, rehabilitation, construction quality control - quality assurance, construction claims, inspection, settlement, dispute resolution, pavement surface conditions such as friction, skid resistance, surface discontinuities, cracking, rutting, defects, potholes and roughness, failure investigations, forensic engineering, traffic, safety standards, construction work zone accidents, construction safety, safety operating procedures, roadside hazards, signage, sight distance requirements, ADA requirements, code violations, and engineering analysis.

Steven D. Haubert, H. F. Engineering
Sylvania, Ohio
7947 Windmill Ct., 43560


Contact:  Steven D. Haubert
Steven D. Haubert WEBSITE
419-377-0953 Or Toll Free
steve.haubert@gmail.com
7947 Windmill Ct.
Sylvania, Ohio 43560

Contact:  Steven D. Haubert
Steven D. Haubert WEBSITE
419-377-0953
steve.haubert@gmail.com
Mr. Haubert has 27 years of experience in the design, manufacturing and testing of hose, fittings and hose assemblies for applications that include hydraulic tools, pressure washing, fluid conveyance and power application. He has worked at hose manufacturing plants, machining/assembly facilities and technical centers. As an expert in hydraulic hose, Mr. Haubert has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in cases involving hose manufacturing defects, improper guarding, misuse and improper assembly resulting in property loss, injuries and fatalities. He has also testified on behalf of the defendant in a patent infringement lawsuit.
Information:  
Failure Analysis,  Forensic Engineering,  Hydraulics,  Patents, 


Mr. Haubert has 27 years of experience in the design, manufacturing and testing of hose, fittings and hose assemblies for applications that include hydraulic tools, pressure washing, fluid conveyance and power application. He has worked at hose manufacturing plants, machining/assembly facilities and technical centers. As an expert in hydraulic hose, Mr. Haubert has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in cases involving hose manufacturing defects, improper guarding, misuse and improper assembly resulting in property loss, injuries and fatalities. He has also testified on behalf of the defendant in a patent infringement lawsuit.

TEC Services, Inc.
Lawrenceville, Georgia
235 Buford Drive, 30046


Contact:  Brian Wolfe, P.E.
www.tecservices.com
770-995-8000 Or Toll Free
bwolfe@tecservices.com
235 Buford Drive
Lawrenceville, Georgia 30046

Contact:  Brian Wolfe, P.E.
www.tecservices.com
770-995-8000
bwolfe@tecservices.com
Difficult Engineering and problems arise on most construction projects. TEC Services has the reputation for taking on these problems and determining adequate and practical repair solutions. TEC Services provides a wide range of consulting services. Our engineers and technical staff specialize in field evaluation, design assistance, materials testing, inspection services and litigation support. We are confident of our ability to evaluate the design and cause of distress in building envelope systems and to provide assistance in the successful installation of these materials through our field inspection services. TEC Services structural engineers specialize in reinforced concrete construction, but are able to observe and perform testing in all areas of construction. Our staff specializes in the analysis and design requirements for building and material systems. Our staff brings over 100 years of combined experience and has worked closely with owners, engineers, architects, and contractors to define problems and develop suitable and cost efficient repairs.
Information:  
Concrete and Masonry,  Construction,  Consultants,  Forensic,  Forensic Engineering,  Structural Engineering,  Structural Failure, 


Difficult Engineering and problems arise on most construction projects. TEC Services has the reputation for taking on these problems and determining adequate and practical repair solutions. TEC Services provides a wide range of consulting services. Our engineers and technical staff specialize in field evaluation, design assistance, materials testing, inspection services and litigation support. We are confident of our ability to evaluate the design and cause of distress in building envelope systems and to provide assistance in the successful installation of these materials through our field inspection services. TEC Services structural engineers specialize in reinforced concrete construction, but are able to observe and perform testing in all areas of construction. Our staff specializes in the analysis and design requirements for building and material systems. Our staff brings over 100 years of combined experience and has worked closely with owners, engineers, architects, and contractors to define problems and develop suitable and cost efficient repairs.

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.
Information:  
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.

Fire And Explosion Consultants, LLC
Dayton, Ohio
7490 Bridgewater Road, 45424


Contact:  Greg Trosper
www.fec-fire.com
937-237-4000 Or Toll Free
gregtrosper@fec-fire.com
7490 Bridgewater Road
Dayton, Ohio 45424

Contact:  Greg Trosper
www.fec-fire.com
937-237-4000
gregtrosper@fec-fire.com
Fire and Explosion Consultants, LLC is a private investigation business that provides origin and cause investigation services for fire and explosion losses, small and large, including but not limited to residential, commercial, industrial structures, vehicles, and products for the insurance industry.
Information:  
Failure Analysis,  Fire and Explosions,  Fire Origin and Cause,  Forensic,  Forensic Engineering, 


Fire and Explosion Consultants, LLC is a private investigation business that provides origin and cause investigation services for fire and explosion losses, small and large, including but not limited to residential, commercial, industrial structures, vehicles, and products for the insurance industry.