PERFORMANCE ENGINEERING EXPERT WITNESSES

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-004874
This highly qualified mechanical engineer earned his BS in Mechanical Engineering from City College of New York, his MS in Mechanical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and his PhD from the University of Connecticut. He has been formally trained in a number of engineering disciplines, including accident investigation and labels/warnings/failure to warn instructions. He belongs to a number of highly prestigious societies in the engineering field, including ...
Expert Witness: E-022903
This expert is a registered professional mechanical engineer with extensive hands-on experience in thermodynamics and testing. He earned his Masters and PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology. He has held a number of engineering positions and is currently a Professor of Mechanical Engineering focusing on thermodynamics at a technical university in the Atlanta area. Primary activities have focused on basic and applied research in the areas of ...
Expert Witness: E-021627
This expert joined the Departments of Bioengineering and Mechanical Engineering at a major TX University in June 2013 as an Assistant Professor. Prior to joining that university, he was a Research Scientist at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago and a Postdoctoral Fellow at Northwestern University. This expert investigates the control mechanisms of human locomotion for the development of high-performance wearable control systems (e.g., robotic prostheses and ...
Expert Witness: E-008591
This well qualified Automotive Engineering expert has over 40 years experience in automotive design analysis and vehicle safety. He received a bachelors in Mechanical Engineering (Automotive) from the General Motors Institute. He went on to complete a masters in Engineering at Case Western Reserve University. He is a member of several professional organizations including the Society of Automotive Engineers and the Association for the Advance of Automotive Medicine. He ...
Expert Witness: E-172711
This professor of Metallurgy maintains a keen expertise in metallurgy, alloys, mechanical performance, metal deformation and fracture mechanics and failure analysis. After earning his PhD in Metallurgical Engineering from the prestigious Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore, he moved to the United States where he served as a National Research Council research fellow at the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio. For more than 20 years, he has taught at a prominent ...
Expert Witness: E-077885
This expert is a sport scientist, trained in exercise physiology and bio-mechanics. He recently served as the National Director of Education for the National Strength and Conditioning Association in Colorado Springs, CO. He has served as the Director of the Monfort Family Human Performance Research Laboratory at Colorado Mesa University. At the U.S. Olympic Committee in Colorado Springs, he was Recovery Center Leader, Head of Sport Biomechanics and Engineering, and ...
Expert Witness: E-176591
This highly qualified expert has provided valuation and corporate finance consulting services since 1987. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and he is a member of several prestigious associations including the Healthcare Financial Management Association and the American Society of Appraisers. He previously worked as the Senior Managing Director of American Appraisal Associates Inc where he was the Chair of Healthcare Industry Practice. Currently, this expert ...
Expert Witness: E-079915
This expert is highly fluent in environmental compliance strategies that take into account state and federal environmental regulations and guidances, and the principles of sound engineering practices. His regulatory expertise includes the regulation and enforcement of hazardous waste, superfund and toxic substance laws and UIC regulations. This expert worked in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for 31 years and was EPA's RCRA national hazardous waste expert and ...
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-058276
This human factors and ergonomics expert has 20+ years of experience analyzing human performance and behavior. He specializes in warnings and risk perception, product safety, vehicle collisions, pedestrian falls, and related areas. The expert earned his Master's and his Ph.D. in Psychology and Ergonomics from North Carolina State University. He is Board Certified in Professional Ergonomics and is a member of several industry associations, including the American Society ...

PERFORMANCE ENGINEERING EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Lithium Ion Battery Expert Opines on Spontaneous Cell Phone Battery Explosion PERFORMANCE ENGINEERING Expert Case

This case involves an individual who was burned when the lithium-ion battery contained within his smartphone spontaneously exploded while the plaintiff was on a call. The phone had been purchased within a year of its initial release, and was representativ …

Bicycle Engineering Expert Opines on Brake Failure Leading to Crash PERFORMANCE ENGINEERING Expert Case

This cycling case involves a bicycle accident that occurred due to an alleged defect in the bike’s braking system. On the day of the incident in question, the Plaintiff purchased a new bike from a major retail outlet. When the bike was first purchased,  …

Design Engineer Opines on Hockey Skate Design PERFORMANCE ENGINEERING Expert Case

Design Engineer Opines on Hockey Skate Design

This equipment design case involves an injury to a seventeen-year-old ice hockey player due to allegedly faulty equipment. The plaintiff was using a new pair of ice skates produced by a leading ice hockey equipment manufacturer. The plaintiff used the ice …