STRUCTURAL ENGINEER EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-140425
This engineering expert obtained his BS in Civil Engineering, with a specialization in Construction Management, and his MS in Structural Engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology. He is licensed as a Professional Engineer and a Structural Engineer in over 25 states and is certified by the Structural Engineering Certification Board. He is a member of ASCE, ACI, AISC and a Fellow of SEI. He serves as Chair of the ASCE SEI Business Practices Committee. He also serves ...
Expert Witness: E-151764
This expert has over 30 years of experience with civil and structural engineering. He gained his BSc in civil engineering from the University of New Mexico, his MSc in structural engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, and his MBA from the Thunderbird School of Global Management. He is a registered professional engineer in California, New Mexico, Texas, and Georgia, and the past president of the Georgia section of the American Society of Civil Engineers. ...
Expert Witness: E-171188
This expert has over 35 years of experience in the field of bridge design and construction. He earned his BS at the Portuguese Military Academy, and a Graduate Engineering Diploma and MS in Structural Engineering at the University of Witwatersrand (Johannesburg, South Africa). He is certified as a Professional Civil Engineer, as an Expert Analyst in Finite Elements Methods, and as an Advanced Concrete Technologist. He has previously served as a Senior Regional Bridge ...
Expert Witness: E-008083
This expert has been working with floating drilling and production vessels for over 40 years. He completed his undergraduate studies in Civil Engineering in Hong Kong prior to earning an M.S. and Ph.D. in Structural Engineering from the University of Houston. He began his career as a Design Engineer and Computer Specialist with The Offshore Company, where for 6 years he performed analyses for the design and operation of floating drilling vessels, including conducting ...
Expert Witness: E-007142
This expert has been a practicing engineer for nearly 25 years. A registered Professional Engineer in good standing in 45 states (including Florida), he is a member of several professional engineering societies, as well as the International Sign Association and the Mid-South Sign Association. He has worked for a number of large engineering firms and industrial manufactures, and he currently serves as an Engineering Manager at an engineering firm that is a leader in the ...
Expert Witness: E-275992
This highly qualified expert is a registered professional engineer with over 15 years of experience in geotechnical and structural design in roles spanning from engineering consulting to senior executive in a manufacturing company. He received a diploma in civil engineering with an emphasis on structural engineering from Germany and a Ph.D. in civil engineering with an emphasis on geotechnical engineering from The University of Arizona. He holds professional engineering ...
Expert Witness: E-066948
This qualified engineer obtained his BS in Civil and Structural Engineering and his MS in Management of Technology from Kennesaw State University and Southern Polytechnic State University. He is a certified Professional Engineer and is certified in OSHA requirements and engineering and surveying. He is a member of the National Society of Professional Engineers and the National Academy of Forensic Engineers. He has 8 Publications and is currently a Structural Design and ...
Expert Witness: E-078695
This licensed professional structural engineer is one of the most well regarded practitioners and academics in IL. He earned his Masters of Structural Engineering at Bradley University and his PhD in Structural Engineering at the University of Wisconsin. Before entering academia, this expert has substantial hands-on structural engineering experience at firms such as Skidmore Owens & Merrill and GRAEF-USA. He has held professorship positions at the University of Illinois ...
Expert Witness: E-010272
This highly qualified expert oversees research on the wind resistance of asphalt shingles. He received a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering at the University of Florida. He is a member of the American Association for Wind Engineering. He has published numerous peer-reviewed journal articles on the subject of asphalt shingles including the effects of wind and other environmental factors on the material. He is currently a forensic engineering specialist. Their analysis of ...
Expert Witness: E-067684
This marine structures engineer earned his B.S. in Structural Engineering from Michigan State University and his M.S. in Architectural Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in New York and Illinois, and he has also earned the ADCI Air Diver Certification at the OSHA 30-Hour Construction Safety Certification. The expert has 20 years of experience relating marine & coastal (waterfront) inspection, engineering and ...

STRUCTURAL ENGINEER EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Scaffolding Collapses Killing 3 Construction Workers STRUCTURAL ENGINEER Expert Case

Scaffolding Collapses Killing 3 Construction Workers

This case involves a scaffolding collapse that killed 3 construction workers. The collapse occurred after a pile of construction materials fell from a crane onto the scaffolding.  It was alleged that the scaffolding should have been able to withstand the  …

Engineer Fails To Accurately Assess Damages To Residential Property STRUCTURAL ENGINEER Expert Case

…  home in California that was surveyed by a professional engineer following a storm. The house sustained significant foundational …  that came down during the storm. The homeowners hired a structural engineer to review and assess the damage. The engineer noted …

Structural Beam Of Bridge Collapses Crushing Cargo Ship STRUCTURAL ENGINEER Expert Case

Structural Beam Of Bridge Collapses Crushing Cargo Ship

…  case involves the collapse of the structural beam of a bridge. The bridge had been completed several months prior …  damage to the goods being transported. An expert in structural engineering with a great deal of experience with bridge support beams was …

Cable Manufacturing Company Sued for Construction Accident STRUCTURAL ENGINEER Expert Case

Cable Manufacturing Company Sued for Construction Accident

A crane operator in charge of dredging and moving dynamic loads off the coastline was severely injured when a cable snapped, causing him traumatic brain injury. The operator was in the cage of the crane, helping to pull pipeline from the sea floor and dism …

Biomechanics Expert Opines on Death of Construction Worker STRUCTURAL ENGINEER Expert Case

Biomechanics Expert Opines on Death of Construction Worker

The use of a aerial lift to install a dynamic load of cross braces on open webbed steel joists went fatally awry when the operator was fatally pinned while attempting to secure the braces. The operator had been working alone, using a telescopic boom aerial …

Structural Engineering Expert Witness Opines on Bridge Construction Dispute STRUCTURAL ENGINEER Expert Case

…  of Transportation (ALDOT) to serve as the design engineer for the B. B. Comer Bridge Replacement Project … which involved the …  and a Master of Science degree in 1966 with a focus on structural engineering. He obtained a doctorate in 1972, with a focus on …