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Electrical Failure Analysis & Electrical Fire Cause Expert Witness | Texas

Expert Qualifications

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.

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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

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