TEXTILE ENGINEERING EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-120788
This expert has significant experience in the development of new products and new test methods for their evaluation, including emerging nano and bio technology based products for healthcare, body protection, space exploration, etc. applications. His research contributions cover the areas of objective evaluation of subjective properties, the study of structure-property relationships, and process/product optimization. He completed his BS and MS in Textile Technology at the ...
Expert Witness: E-043103
This expert specializes in textile engineering and chemistry. He is currently a Professor, an Inaugural University Faculty Scholar, and the Associate Dean for Research at a a major NC University. He has published two books, nine book chapters, and more than 180 peer-reviewed journal articles. His research interests focus on nanostructured and multifunctional polymer, composite, fiber, and textile materials with an emphasis on practical applications. Some of his recent ...
Expert Witness: E-024042
This highly qualified expert has years of experience in the floor-covering industry. He oversees a database of 50,000+ flooring products and has conducted 150,000+ analyses of flooring technology. He received his BS degree in business computer information systems from Lee University and has published 8+ articles on flooring materials and testing technology. He is a member of multiple professional associations, including the ASTM International, IICRC, American Association ...
Expert Witness: E-001093
This highly qualified expert has years of experience in textile engineering. He received both his BS and PhD degrees in chemistry from North Carolina State University, where he later served as the associate head of the Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science Department. He is member of various professional associations, including the American Chemical Society, the American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists and the Textile Institute. He has published 85+ ...
Expert Witness: E-001131
This expert has written numerous textbooks, research papers, technical and non-technical books and pamphlets relating to chemical testing of textiles. He has over 35 patents and received the Research & Development 100 award as one of the 100 best patents in the world. Additionally, there have been many extension and related activities, such as presented papers, conferences, courses during his career. Additionally, he has been part of many university committees, and is ...

TEXTILE ENGINEERING EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Woman Suffers Traumatic Brain Injury After Slipping On Restaurant Mats TEXTILE ENGINEERING Expert Case

This case involves a woman who was injured at a chain restaurant. She tripped on a commercial mat at the restaurant causing her to fall back and hit her head. The woman suffered a traumatic brain injury and required long-term therapy to recover from her …

Industrial Strap Failure Causes Worker Permanent Paralysis TEXTILE ENGINEERING Expert Case

Industrial Strap Failure Causes Worker Permanent Paralysis

This case involves a man that was paralyzed while working on a utility truck. The nylon strap used on the truck failed, causing the drive shaft to swing down and strike the plaintiff. As a result of the injuries he sustained from being struck, the pl …

Copyright expert witness advises on copied product design TEXTILE ENGINEERING Expert Case

Copyright expert witness advises on copied product design

…  advises on a case involving an individual who had a textile product with a registered design. It alleges that the defendant has offered and continues to offer a similar textile product with the same design. The plaintiff alleges that at no time has …

Ship Worker Gets Mesothelioma From Using Asbestos Rope TEXTILE ENGINEERING Expert Case

Ship Worker Gets Mesothelioma From Using Asbestos Rope

This case involves a ship worker who worked in the shipping industry for 7 years. The worker started working on board ships as a helper removing valves from engine and boiler rooms to be reconditioned. When he was removing the valves, he had to remove ins …