Distribution Expert Witnesses

Distribution expert witnesses and consultants listed here may be able to form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, provide expert witness testimony at deposition and/or trial as or serve as consulting (non-testifying) experts on distribution. The distribution expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Business Operations, Construction Defects, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Environmental, Intellectual Property, Manufacturing, and Products Liability.

Bonneau Dickson, PE Bonneau Dickson PE, Consulting Sanitary Engineer

Berkeley, California
Engineering, Environmental - water treatment, distribution, storage facilities, sewers, wastewater collection, pumping and treatment systems, stormwater and drainage facilities, septic systems, leach fields, sewage spills and overflows into structures, backwater valves, coliform contamination
Bonneau Dickson, P.E. is a sanitary engineer with forty years of experience in all aspects of potable water, wastewater and stormwater design and construction management. He has provided forensic sanitary engineering expertise and served as an expert witness for 25 years. He has been deposed approximately 100 times and has testified in trials, arbitrations or mediations more than a dozen times. Civil Engineer -- California # 19491 Water Environment Federation California Water Environment Association American Water Works Association WateReuse National Onsite Wastewater Association California Onsite Wastewater Association Pipe Users Group of Northern California (PUG)

Zal Phiroz, PhD Harvard University, University of California

San Diego, California
Products Liability, Manufacturing - Personal Injury, Product Manufacturing, Product Safety, Product Liability, Warehouse, Manufacturing, Quality Control, Distribution, Supply Chain, Transportation, Logistics, Product Testing, Product Recall, Business Interruption, Production Standards, Safety
Dr. Zal Phiroz is an established expert and professor on global supply chain practices. He has held a number of academic, executive and senior management roles, including appointments at Harvard University, Proctor & Gamble (NYSE:PG), TELUS (NYSE:T), and provides expert witness testimony on areas involving supply chain management including product manufacturing standards, quality and safety standards, supply chain networks, packaging inventory valuation and consumer behavior. The following are some examples of the cases for which Dr. Phiroz has provided expertise on: • Personal injury due to alleged supply chain flaws. Analysis of industry standards for quality and safety within the manufacturing, storage, transportation, packaging and quality control phases of a supply chain. Economic evaluation on product design and manufacturing decisions. • Supply chain ownership and liability. Determination of supply chain ownership across various channels. Assessment of liability, by w...

Jay Singh, PhD California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA

San Luis Obispo, California
Products Liability, Intellectual Property - Packaging, Distribution, Logistics, Transportation, Freight, Cargo, Intellectual Property, Packaging Design, Pallets, Boxes, Stretch Wrap, Load Securement, Material and Package Testing, Packaging performance during distribution, Product-Package Compatibility, Food & Consumer Goods, ISTA & ASTM Tests
Jay received his MS and PhD in Packaging Science from Michigan State University. Considered amongst the top experts in the field of distribution packaging globally, Jay has published 98 peer-reviewed articles, 75 articles in conference proceedings, 40 trade journal articles, 3 book chapters, coauthored 2 books, and edited 1 book. Several of his publications have resulted in the development/modification of numerous globally acknowledged packaging test standards. With 2,597 total citations, Jay’s current citation indices are at 27 (h-index) and 57 (i10-index), my readership for Digital Commons currently stands at 224,336 downloads from 13,326 institutions in 197 countries. Several of his research efforts have led to innovative packaging designs that have been implemented in the field. His expertise includes teaching, training, testing services and contract research in package design, distribution environment measurement and simulation, material and package testing, product-package com...

Curtis E Falany, PE J.B. Shepherd & Co., Inc.

Plant City, Florida
Electrical Engineering, Construction Defects - Electrical Contact,Shock,Electricity,Electrocution,Construction Defect,Construction Dispute,Fire of Electrical Origin,Explosion, Wildland Fire of Electrical Origin,Failure,Lightning,Electric Utility,Transmission,Distribution,Forensic Engineer,Expert,Witness,Opinion,Testimony,NEC,NESC
Curtis E. Falany has been a forensic electrical engineer and expert witness for more than twenty five years. Previously, he was the CEO of an electrical design-build firm and a principal in a consortium of companies serving the electrical, computer, and communications industries worldwide. He has served as a member of the Florida Electrical Contractors Licensing Board and as the author of the Hillsborough County Florida Electrical Code. Curtis is Board Certified as a Forensic Engineer. He has assisted clients in the investigation and resolution of more than 600 cases in State and Federal Courts both in the US and overseas.

Stephen (Steve) T. Hopper, PE Inviscid Consulting

Canton, Georgia
Business Operations, Engineering - supply chain, warehouse, warehousing, distribution, logistics, material handling, productivity, automation, industrial engineering, warehouse management system, ecommerce fulfillment, capacity, WMS, TMS, warehouse accident, layout, material flow, labor, safety, software selection, inventory control
Stephen (Steve) T. Hopper, PE, is Founder and Principal of Inviscid Consulting. Over more than three decades, Steve has helped hundreds of clients plan and streamline their warehousing, logistics, manufacturing, and distribution operations by driving down operating costs, boosting capacity, improving service levels, mitigating risk, implementing effective supply chain solutions, emphasizing safety, and enhancing the performance of their supply chain resources: people, processes, inventory, facilities, equipment, material handling systems, transportation assets, and supply chain information technology (IT). He has worked with clients ranging from small businesses to Fortune 100 corporations. Steve earned a Bachelor of Industrial Engineering (BIE) degree from The Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) and is a board-certified, licensed, registered Professional Engineer (PE). He is past president of both the Atlanta chapter of the Institute of Industrial & Systems Engineers (I...