CHEMICAL ENGINEERING EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-305902
This highly-qualified expert has over 35 years of experience with cryogenic liquefied and gaseous industrial gases. He earned his BS in chemical engineering from Villanova University, graduating magna cum laude. This expert is a licensed professional engineer in the state of Florida and currently holds one patent. He is active in his field as a member of the Compressed Gas Association and the National Fire Protection Association. He spent the majority of his career ...
Expert Witness: E-082955
This highly qualified expert has over 25 years of experience in the chemical and petrochemical industries. He earned his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Brigham Young University. The expert has worked in academic roles throughout his career, including adjunct professor roles at the University of Michigan and the University of Utah. He has also been very active in industrial positions and held research roles with Dow Chemical Company and John Zink ...
Expert Witness: E-157682
This expert has over 30 years of experience in the field of Chemical Engineering. He earned his BS, MS, and PhD in Chemical Engineering at the University of California, Los Angeles. He is on the Advisory Board of the Endowed Fund for Cyrogenic Research, and the Board of Directory for the Cyrogenic Society of America, and has 7 patents in Cyrogenics. This expert has authored over 60 publications and 55 scientific papers, as well as lectured extensively on topics relating ...
Expert Witness: E-107879
This distinguished scholar is the Head of Chemical & Materials Engineering at his university, a fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, and a former board of directors member of the National Society of Professional Engineers. Prior to joining academia, he worked for E. I. duPont de Nemours, Conoco, Ethyl, and Kraft where he gained extensive experience in chemical processes that involved alternatives to CFCs, catalyst manufacture, agricultural & ...
Expert Witness: E-007187
This expert has over 36 years of experience in petroleum, biofuel, and chemical engineering. A senior member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, he has delivered over 50 presentations and speeches across the globe at conferences such as the World Fuels Conference. As a Product Manager with Crown Iron Works Company, this expert led their biodiesel initiative to position the company as a top firm in the biodiesel process technology market. At Delta-T ...
Expert Witness: E-063613
This biomedical engineering, materials science, and chemistry expert completed his PhD at Rutgers University and belongs to a number of prestigious scientific associations including the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineers. He has published more than 140 peer-reviewed articles and has been awarded more than 60 patents. Currently, this expert is a professor of biomedical engineering and materials science at a major university in Florida.
Expert Witness: E-173698
This qualified expert is a professional engineer who earned his BS from Texas A&M University and his MBA from the University of Houston. He is an advisory board member of GasPro Americas and the Gas to Liquid Technology Forum. Formerly, this expert has served various roles in the gas industry such as an Energy Consultant for Purvin & Gertz, a Gas Plants Manager for Hess Corporation, a VP at NextEra Energy Resources, and a Gas Processing Instructor at John M. Campbell & ...
Expert Witness: E-073129
This expert is an Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at a TX university and a transportation research faculty. She joined the department in 2011 after post-doctoral fellowships at Oak Ridge and Pacific Northwest National Laboratories. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and completed her dissertation research in residence in the Fuels, Engines & Emissions Research Group at Oak Ridge ...
Expert Witness: E-070014
This highly qualified Chemical Engineer obtained his PhD in Chemical Engineering from the University of Cambridge. He has 30+ Publications on the topic of Chemical Engineering and is currently the Owner of a Private Engineering Consulting Firm. He is experienced in industrial experimentally-based R&D, including bulk solids mechanics, polymers, selective propylene oxidation, heterogeneous and homogeneous catalysis, catalyst development and manufacturing and biotechnology.
Expert Witness: E-062647
This licensed Professional Engineer currently works as a Chemical/Mechanical Forensic Engineer for a multi-disciplined engineering and investigation company. Provides forensic and technical services to attorneys, insurance companies, independent adjusters, restoration companies, contractors, municipalities, and individuals towards the resolution of claims or litigation. Areas of Expertise: Chemical process design, mechanical equipment applications and safety controls, ...

CHEMICAL ENGINEERING EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Allegedly Defective Candle Starts Dangerous House Fire CHEMICAL ENGINEERING Expert Case

Allegedly Defective Candle Starts Dangerous House Fire

This case involves a product liability claim involving a man who was severely burned by a single-wick candle in his home. Within 30-40 minutes, flames spread to the whole pool of oil and turned the candle into a tower of 10-inch flames. The candle burned t …

Power Plant Allegedly Allows Improper Handling Of Hazardous Chemicals CHEMICAL ENGINEERING Expert Case

…  matter involving a series of cases of exposure to various chemicals at a power plant in Washington State. Several workers who had been …  that the plant was underregulated and allowed for toxic chemicals to be handled in unsafe manners causing significant medical …

Chemical Plant Workers Fall From Unsafe Catwalk CHEMICAL ENGINEERING Expert Case

Chemical Plant Workers Fall From Unsafe Catwalk

…  two workers who fatally fell from scaffolding at a chemical plant after the catwalk collapsed. The scaffolding at this plant was …  that emitted hydrogen sulfide. An expert in corrosion engineering was sought to discuss corrosion hazards associated with wastewater …

Chemical Plant Contractor is Sued Following Extensive Cost Overruns CHEMICAL ENGINEERING Expert Case

…  owner and the contractor for the construction of a large chemical plant. The defendant won a commercial bid for an engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contract for plaintiff’s …

Chemical Engineering Expert Discusses Refinery Explosion CHEMICAL ENGINEERING Expert Case

Chemical Engineering Expert Discusses Refinery Explosion

…  a reconstruction of the accident performed by The U.S. Chemical Safety Board determined that a likely cause of the explosion was a …  In order to augment this reconstruction, an expert in the chemical processes behind refinery explosions and fires was requested to …

Soil Chemistry Expert Witness Comments on Source of PCB Contamination CHEMICAL ENGINEERING Expert Case

This case involves the widespread contamination of the environment, residential and commercial buildings, and various public areas by polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) in a township in Maine. This contamination comes from a number of sources, including a numb …

Missing Safety Features Lead to Explosion at Chemical Factory CHEMICAL ENGINEERING Expert Case

Missing Safety Features Lead to Explosion at Chemical Factory

…  specialized in the design and manufacturing of specialty chemicals primarily used for the production of advanced materials for high-end engineering applications. The explosion originated from a large chemical …

Chemical Contamination Produces Poisonous Gas CHEMICAL ENGINEERING Expert Case

Chemical Contamination Produces Poisonous Gas

…  in Indiana and involves the transportation of volatile chemicals to industrial facilities in North America. The plaintiff in this case is a business owner that distributes a particular chemical to hundreds of factories and industrial facilities. The plaintiff’s …