CONTROL SYSTEMS EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-024079
This extremely qualified expert has years of experience in the development of design and control strategies for hybrid electric vehicles. He received his BS degree in mechanical engineering from Purdue University and both his MS and PhD degrees in mechanical engineering from Stanford University. He has received several honors for his outstanding work, including the Max Bentele Award for engine technology innovation. He has published 50+ refereed journal articles and ...
Expert Witness: E-070096
This well credentialed expert earned his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from George Washington University, his M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Virginia Tech, and his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from George Washington University. He has held academic positions at various levels dating back to the 1980s and currently serves as a Professor of Mechanical Engineering and the Department Head for a leading public research university in Virginia. His areas of engineering ...
Expert Witness: E-161322
This expert is very well qualified the field of electrical engineering and power source design and qualification. He received his BS and ME in Biomedical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Power Sources Manufacturing Association and several branches of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers including IEEE Consultants Network and Chairs the San Francisco Bay Area IEEE Power Electronics Society. ...
Expert Witness: E-140229
This registered Professional Electrical Engineer and Professional Control Systems Engineer earned his BS in Mechanical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his MS in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University. He holds more than 25 US patents and is an active member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers as well as the National Fire Protection Association. For a number of years he served as the Chief Engineer at the Tyco ...
Expert Witness: E-077558
This expert holds a Mechanical Engineering degree from McMaster University ('93) and a Masters from the University of Toronto ('98). From 2000 to 2013 this expert was a managing partner of HITE Engineering Corp. Prior to that he held diverse positions in manufacturing. He is skilled in mechanical design and structural analysis/FEA and fully trained on engineering software packages such as AutoCAD, SolidWorks, Algor and STAAD/Pro. Early in his career, he began utilizing ...
Expert Witness: E-068554
This engineering expert has over 30 years of experience in the field. He earned his Bachelor of Engineering and his Master of Engineering Science in Ireland before coming to the United States while working for Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems, where he designed electronic hardware and system software for air braked truck / trailer ABS and traction control systems. He then worked on ABS and traction control for passenger cars and subsequently started the Electronics ...
Expert Witness: E-029200
This extremely qualified expert has years of experience in human factors, machine design and systems methodologies as they apply to the prevention of injury involving industrial and agricultural equipment. He received his MEA degree from George Washington University and his PhD degree in industrial engineering from West Virginia University. He is a member of multiple professional associations, including the American Society of Safety Engineers and the System Safety ...
Expert Witness: E-016087
This expert earned a BS in Electrical Engineering Technology from Purdue University and an MBA from Butler University. He specializes in industrial products, technical sales, industrial automation, pneumatics, embedded controls, firmware, embedded systems design, real time operating systems, and industrial networks. He has worked as an electrical/design engineer throughout his career, and is currently the Founder and Technical Lead of an industrial control manufacturer.
Expert Witness: E-010127
This expert is a nationally renown expert in automotive engineering and currently is Professor of Mechanical Engineering at a top ten automotive design and engineering school, where he also holds the position of Director of Center for Vehicle Systems and Safety and the Railway Technologies Laboratory. This expert is the founding director of the Virginia Institute for Performance Engineering and Research and the Advanced Vehicle Dynamics Laboratory. He has authored more ...
Expert Witness: E-009355
This expert has over 35 years of experience as a professional engineer. He is a registered as a Professional Mechanical Engineer (P.E.) in Arizona, California, Colorado, Illinois, New Mexico, New York, Nevada, Oregon, Texas and Utah. He is an internationally recognized authority on assessing, evaluating, conceptualizing and remediating complex project design, construction and operational issues related to HVAC systems, cleanrooms, piping systems, refrigeration systems, ...

CONTROL SYSTEMS EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Woman Suffers Severe Burns Due to Scalding Shower Water CONTROL SYSTEMS Expert Case

Woman Suffers Severe Burns Due to Scalding Shower Water

This case involves a female patient who suffered severe injuries as a result of coming in contact with scalding water during a shower. The plaintiff was visiting a friend and, at the time of the incident in question, was using their shower. After allowing …

Electric Vehicle Expert Discusses Allegedly Defective Charging System CONTROL SYSTEMS Expert Case

This case in New Jersey involves an alleged product defect in a popular line of electric cars. The principal “defect” allegedly involves the charging system: customers have reported that the vehicle is not charging properly, charges too slowly, does no …

Corrosion Expert Witness Discusses Defective Industrial HVAC Equipment CONTROL SYSTEMS Expert Case

This equipment design case involves a large scale industrial cooling solution that was employed by an agricultural producer in order to provide cooling to several essential areas. The units, which had been purchased from a leading provider of industri …

Unsafe Parking Lot Design Leads to Life-Changing Accident CONTROL SYSTEMS Expert Case

Unsafe Parking Lot Design Leads to Life-Changing Accident

This case takes place in Illinois and involves a male Plaintiff who suffered serious and permanent injuries after an accident in the parking lot of a large shopping mall. The man had left the store with his purchases and was pushing a cart towards his car  …

Factory Worker is Electrocuted by Machinery CONTROL SYSTEMS Expert Case

Factory Worker is Electrocuted by Machinery

This case takes place in New York and involves a contractor who was electrocuted at a bicycle factory. The plaintiff was contracted to repair machines at the defendant factory, working several years as an electrician for large manufacturers. On this occas …

Defective Steering Causes Fatal Accident CONTROL SYSTEMS Expert Case

Defective Steering Causes Fatal Accident

…  making the vehicle difficult to maintain steering control and causing the vehicle to veer off the course intended by the driver. …

Deadly Trip and Fall at Pharmacy Due to Fall Hazard CONTROL SYSTEMS Expert Case

Deadly Trip and Fall at Pharmacy Due to Fall Hazard

A woman and her husband were picking up prescriptions at a pharmacy. They were called over to a different section of the service counter. The woman tripped on stanchions at the pharmacy counter. She fell backward into her husband, and both fell to the grou …