This expert specializes in electrical engineering issues, and has performed numerous investigations into fires caused/allegedly caused by electrical issues. His experience includes evaluation of electronics products and their failure modes to determine whether they adhered to relevant safety standards, including those established by Underwriters Laboratories and the Canadian Standards Association. He has also evaluated products and components for structural wiring compliance with the National Electric Code. His projects have included a wide array of products and components, including but not limited to electronics, appliances, HVAC/R, residential and commercial wiring, and battery failure analysis, with an emphasis on lithium ion battery chemistry. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in multiple states, and holds a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator certification.
Location: TX AS, Engineering, Paris Junior College BS, Electrical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin Licensed, Professional Engineer - TX, NM, AZ Certified, Fire and Explosion Investigator Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers Member, International Association of Arson Investigators Member, National Fire Protection Association Member, American Society for Testing and Materials Published, 2 US Patents Former, Forensic Electrical Engineer, Dell Inc (8 years) Former, Consulting Engineer, Goodson Engineering Current, Senior Staff Consultant, a Major Engineering Consultancy