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Engineering & Fire and Explosion Investigation Expert Witness | Ohio

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This highly qualified expert has over 35 years of experience in all phases of mechanical engineering/design, forensic engineering/failure analysis and fire/explosion investigation. His experience includes building/process design and construction, LEED compliance, engineer/procure/construct (EPC), HVAC systems, refinery systems, code compliance, boilers and pressure vessels, high pressure piping and vessels, energy and utility systems, geothermal heat pump systems, ventilation, air pollution control, structural engineering and bulk material handling. He also maintains expertise in code analysis, complex systems and equipment failure analysis, accident reconstruction, product defect analysis, process hazard and risk assessment, thermal and stress analysis, fire and explosion investigation and construction claims. He has served as an expert witness in numerous litigations and arbitrations involving claims totaling more than $250 million.

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Location: Dayton, OH BS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Dayton MS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Dayton LEED Accredited Professional, US Green Building Council Member, American Society of Mechanical Engineers Member, American Society of Safety Engineers Member, National Association of Fire Investigators Member, National Fire Protection Association Member, American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers Member, American Institute of Chemical Engineers Member, American Society for Testing & Materials Principal Engineer/Project Executive, 100+ National & International Industrial/Commercial/Institutional Construction Projects Forensic Failure Analyst - Fires/Explosions, Construction Defects, Industrial Accidents Former President & CEO, HOK/K Industrial, Inc. Former President & Founder, QSource Engineering, Inc. Current Principal, engineering and project management company

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