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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.
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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.

Walt Kelly Enterprises, Inc.
Winona, Minnesota
1026 W. Howard Street, 55987


Contact:  Walt Kelly
waltkelly.com
507-454-5147 Or Toll Free
walt@waltkelly.com
1026 W. Howard Street
Winona, Minnesota 55987

Contact:  Walt Kelly
waltkelly.com
507-454-5147
walt@waltkelly.com
Expert in excavation damage to underground utilities including fiber optic telecommunications, electric, sewer and water, gas distribution and transmission pipelines caused by backhoes, horizontal directional drilling, and errors in locating. Experience as director of state office of pipeline safety enforcing damage prevention laws, consultant to Federal Office of Pipeline Safety to develop national damage prevention program. Has called in 12,000 excavation notices in 16 states, developed and oversaw safe excavation practices that resulted in 2/3 reduction in damages over 4,000 miles of fiber optic installation. Has written or assisted in passing one-call legislation in over 12 states. Presently active on national policy making organizations such as the Common Ground Alliance Best Practices Committee, writing for several trade publications on safety, and developing damage prevention tracks for national trade conferences. Over sixteen years of expert witness work for plaintiff and defense.
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Construction,  Fire and Explosions,  OSHA,  Pipeline Pressure Vessels Failure,  Risk Management,  Utilities, 


Expert in excavation damage to underground utilities including fiber optic telecommunications, electric, sewer and water, gas distribution and transmission pipelines caused by backhoes, horizontal directional drilling, and errors in locating. Experience as director of state office of pipeline safety enforcing damage prevention laws, consultant to Federal Office of Pipeline Safety to develop national damage prevention program. Has called in 12,000 excavation notices in 16 states, developed and oversaw safe excavation practices that resulted in 2/3 reduction in damages over 4,000 miles of fiber optic installation. Has written or assisted in passing one-call legislation in over 12 states. Presently active on national policy making organizations such as the Common Ground Alliance Best Practices Committee, writing for several trade publications on safety, and developing damage prevention tracks for national trade conferences. Over sixteen years of expert witness work for plaintiff and defense.