MECHANICAL ENGINEERING EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness Directory: E-260778
This expert in technical documentation and mechanical engineering has over 35 years of professional experience. He completed his AAS in electrical engineering and his BS in mechanical engineering from NEC and Texas Tech University. He is skilled in electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, HVAC power distribution, in addition to HTML SGML and other programs. Formerly, he has served as a technical writer at Allard, the director of content development at Zane Publishing, and a ...
Expert Witness Directory: E-349763
This highly qualified expert has over thirty years of experience in mechanical engineering with a specialization in failure analysis. He earned his BS in mechanical engineering from University of California, Los Angeles and his MS in mechanical engineering from Stanford University. This expert is a licensed professional mechanical engineer in California and Nevada and has four patents. He remains current in his field as a member of the American Society of Mechanical ...
Expert Witness Directory: E-172750
This expert is a full professor of Mechanical Engineering at a prominent university in the Western US. He received his PhD in Welding and Materials Engineering from The Ohio State University. Prior to joining academia, he worked as a research assistant at Edison Welding Institute and as a materials engineer at Westinghouse-Power Generation. His research interests are in the area of materials joining, materials characterization, and the relationships between ...
Expert Witness Directory: E-160004
This expert has over 20 of wide-ranging engineering experience. He holds a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of New Mexico and an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Utah State University. He has held roles at Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, New Mexico working on earth penetration weapons research and other advanced weapon concepts as well as a leading a hydrokinetic marine turbine manufacturing company. Currently, he is a principal of a ...
Expert Witness Directory: E-055646
This qualified expert of Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Machinery obtained his BS in Mechanical Engineering from Iowa State University and his MA in Management from Regent University. He is a registered Professional Engineer and is certified in SolidWorks, Motion Control and CNC Product Lines, Fire Investigation, Reliability & Maintainability and has 9 Patents. He is currently the President of a Product Manufacturing Firm and the President of an Engineering Consulting.
Expert Witness Directory: E-077522
This Forensic Engineering Expert obtained his BS in Mechanical Engineering from Marquette University and his BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He is certified as a Professional Engineer, Fireplace Inspector, Hazwoper, and as a Quality Engineer. He is a member of the National Academy of Forensic Engineers, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers and the National Society of ...
Expert Witness Directory: 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 Directory: E-077519
This well-qualified expert earned his MS in Mechanical Engineering from the Polytechnic Institute of Bucharest [Romania], his MBA in International Economic Relations from the Academy of Economic Sciences [Romania], and his PhD in Engineering from North Dakota State University. He is active in his field as a member of several professional organizations, including the American Society for Engineering Education, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the Society of ...
Expert Witness Directory: E-142127
This expert has been in the field of Forensic Engineering for the past 6 years. He earned his BS from California State University of Fresno, and his MS in Mechanical Engineering from Oregon State University. He is a certified Mechanical Engineer, and currently works as an Engineering Consultant at a Forensic Engineering Firm in California.
Expert Witness Directory: E-118827
This highly experienced train operations and investigations expert has nearly 30 years of experience in his field. He has experience supervising locomotive engineers, handling efficiency checks, analyzing event recorders, and overseeing investigations. He earned his diploma certification in business management studies at Loyalist College and has a locomotive engineer certification from the Canadian National Railways Training Center. Previously, he has held roles as an ...
Expert Witness Directory: E-058127
This highly qualified expert earned his BS from Hope College and his PhD in organic chemistry from Indiana University. He has experience in catalyst research in support of polyethylene manufacturing, additive stabilization of polymers, interaction of chemicals with plastics, extrusion production of plastic pipe, plastic pipe material technical service and plastic pipe system component testing. End use applications in which he is a plastics expert include corrugated ...
Expert Witness Directory: E-118515
This expert has been involved in mechanical and manufacturing engineering for more than 25 years, focusing on the development of sports, medical, and consumer products. He has taken part in production start-up of over 80 new products and has filed 16 US patents with additional pending. He has delivered six guest lectures at the Department of Mechanical Engineering and California Polytechnic State University. He is the President of a private engineering firm that ...

MECHANICAL ENGINEERING EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Residential Pipe Burst Causes Severe Property Damage MECHANICAL ENGINEERING Expert Case

Residential Pipe Burst Causes Severe Property Damage

This case involves copper tubing that was used to supply water to a house in Tennessee. The piping began to develop pinholes that caused the pipes to burst in different areas of the house. After the last pipe burst, an on-call plumber was called to condu …

Aircraft Vehicle Malfunction Causes Fatal Injury MECHANICAL ENGINEERING Expert Case

Aircraft Vehicle Malfunction Causes Fatal Injury

This case involves an accident with an aircraft deicing vehicle in winter. The vehicle operator was applying deicing fluid to a commercial plane before a 6-hour cross-continental flight. While the operator was working, a bolt holding a hinge pin slid o …

Tire Explosion Severely Injures Maintenance Worker MECHANICAL ENGINEERING Expert Case

Tire Explosion Severely Injures Maintenance Worker

…  assembly revealed it was in poor condition. An expert in mechanical engineering was sought to discuss the required maintenance and possible …

Man Suffers Serious Injuries Due to Self-Balancing Scooter Defect MECHANICAL ENGINEERING Expert Case

This case involves a male in his late 20’s who was participating in an intramural sports league in which gyroscopically-stabilized scooters were used by all participants. During one of the events, the man’s scooter lost power and stopped working while in u …

Mechanical Engineering Experts Evaluate Fatal Injury Caused by Runaway Machinery MECHANICAL ENGINEERING Expert Case

This case involves a female employee of a large contract manufacturing firm who suffered fatal injuries while on the job. On the date of the incident in question, the woman was reviewing the programming of several CNC lathes and milling machines in her cap …