TURBINE EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-026490
This expert's career in the aviation industry spans 37 years and has included work in turbine power plant, aircraft overhaul and component repair and overhaul. He has performed risk assessment for the insurance industry and both corporate and business aircraft owners have utilized his talents. He has received many awards from the Federal Aviation Administration while maintaining a staff position with the Transportation Safety Institute. He is a graduate of Embry Riddle ...
Expert Witness: E-253554
This qualified expert earned his BS in mechanical engineering from Detroit Institute of Technology, his MBA from University of Phoenix, and his DBA from Nova Southeastern University. He is a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers,the American Gunsmithing Association, and the Society of Automotive Engineers International. Formerly he served in multiple engineering management positions at AlliedSignal Aerospace (Honeywell) and as the owner of and gunsmith ...
Expert Witness: 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: 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-009905
This highly qualified aeronautics expert earned his masters and PhD in Aeronautics and Astronautics from MIT. He is a fellow in the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, and an associate fellow in the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. He has authored more than 100 publications in the aeronautics space and is currently a Professor of Aerospace Engineering at a top midwest university.

TURBINE EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Forensic Engineer Determines Cause Of Gas Turbine Explosion TURBINE Expert Case

…  case involves a gas turbine explosion at a power plant in New Mexico that killed 2 workers. Further investigation of the turbine revealed that the compressor had suffered erosion damage causing changes in the blade profiles and airflow. The turbine in question was only a few years old and, according to the …