Forensic Engineering Expert Witnesses

Forensic engineering 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 forensic engineering. The forensic engineering expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Accident Reconstruction, Building Inspection, Civil Engineering, Construction, Construction Defects, Construction Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Equipment & Machinery, Failure Analysis, Fire, Forensic Science, Geotechnical Engineering, Human Factors, and Information Technology.

Hal K. Cain, PE Cain and Associates Engineers and Constructors, Inc.

Mobile, Alabama
Construction, Engineering - Construction Delay, Forensic Engineering, Construction Defects, Construction Claims, Construction Management, Structural Engineer, Roof Consultant, Foundation Engineer, Building Envelope Specialist, EIFS, Scheduling Engineer, Planning Engineer, Mechanical Engineer
Experienced forensic engineer and construction claims expert with residential, commercial, and industrial experience. Capable of evaluating structural failures, construction defects and delay claims by contractors. Has firm with experts in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, plumbing, HVAC, roofing and EIFS. Testifying experience in depositions and courtroom. Extensive experience in the engineering and construction of large industrial plants, both manufacturing and petrochemical type facilities.

Daniel T Gottuk, PhD Jensen Hughes

Alabama
Fire, Engineering - Fire Protection Engineering, Arson, Smoke Detection, Fire Alarm, Fire detection, Smoke and CO alarms, Forensic engineering, Fire spread analysis, Fire recreation, Origin and cause investigation, Consumer products, Failure Analysis
Dan Gottuk is the VP of Research, Development, Testing & Evaluation and works with a team of over 100 experts providing expert witness and failure analysis services for a range of specialties associated with fires and explosions, mechanical, electrical, construction, codes and standards, materials, chemical, metallurgical, process safety and concrete. Other specific service areas include: Arson Investigation, Origin & Cause Investigations; Fire Spread Analysis; Fire Modeling; Fire Testing; Sprinkler Systems; Inadvertent Discharge; Corrosion; Fire Alarm Systems; Smoke Alarms; Carbon Monoxide; Kitchen Hood Suppression; Battery Fires (including Lithium and Lithium Ion); Building Insulation Fires; Spray-Applied Fire-Resistive Materials (SFRM); Structural Fire Protection; Combustible Dust Hazards; Dust Explosions; Laboratory & Evidence Examination. Jensen Hughes professional staff includes fire protection, mechanical, electrical, environmental, systems, metallurgical, architects and ch...

Marcor G. Platt, SE, PE, PMP Precision Systems Engineering

Mesa, Arizona
Structural Engineering, Civil Engineering - Forensic engineering, construction defect evaluation and repair, structural failure analysis, structural retrofits, structural building codes, fall protection anchorage, project management, fire damage analysis, water intrusion, electrical transmission line structures, impact structural damage
Mr. Marcor Platt is a licensed civil and/or structural engineer in 16 states - namely Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, and Washington. He provides expert opinion reports and testimony for structural and civil projects involving both forensic engineering and design engineering. He has conducted over 550 forensic investigations involving roof failures, wall failures, foundation damage, corrosion, or other forms of damage resulting from rain, hail, wind, snow, tornado, lightning, fire, volcano, tropical storm, vehicle impact, or other natural or man-made events. He has testified at depositions and trials regarding post-tensioned slab adequacy to resist punching shear, project cost estimates, structural adequacy to resist wind forces, truss repair versus replacement, and other topics. Mr. Platt has structural/civil engineering and project management experience across the ...

Justin Hall, MAS, PE Hall Engineering Group, Ltd

Little Rock, Arkansas
Engineering, Construction Defects - Civil Engineering, mechanical engineering, engineering, construction, construction fault, forensic engineering, structural failure, structural inspection. Licensed in AR, TX, OK, MO, KS, MS.
Expert consultant/witness in over 50 cases with trial experience across the South including AR, MO, OK, TX, TN, LA and MS. Justin Hall, PE is a licensed professional engineer providing a broad range of services in forensic engineering to insurance companies and law firms, construction, energy, mining, and technology, engineering and architectural firms, governmental and educational institutions, property owners, builders and individuals. With over 20 years of experience in engineering and forensic consulting, design, construction assessments, international codes and research, Justin Hall, PE has provided clients with structural analysis and design, condition assessment, damage investigations, failure analysis, construction consulting & management, and expert testimony. States include Arkansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas, Tennessee, Louisiana and Mississippi. SPECIALIZED PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCE - Engineering & Construction Forensics — Expert Consulting/Witness; Structural; Insurance...

Christopher Curtis, PLS, Geomatics Engineer CBC Geospatial Consulting, Inc.

Sacramento, California
Land Surveying, Engineering - Aerial Photo Analysis, Mapping, Explosions, Fire Origin & Cause Investigations, Forensic Engineering, Geographic Information Systems - GIS, High Definition Surveying (HDS), Highway Sight Distance, 3D Laser Scanning, LiDAR, Geomatics, Photogrammetry, Visibility Studies, Wildfires, Wildland Fires
Mr. Curtis has more than 25 years of experience in land surveying and geomatics engineering. For more than 10 years, Mr. Curtis has been retained by law firms, insurance companies, the California Office of the Attorney General, and the U.S. Attorney’s Office to provide professional surveying and mapping, expert witness, and litigation consultant in civil and criminal matters related to wildfires, wildland fire origin and cause investigations (75+), explosions, highway sight distance incidents, workplace injury, catastrophic injury, and wrongful death. As a geomatics engineer, Mr. Curtis has provided project delivery support (GPS control, conventional surveying, photogrammetric mapping, raster imaging, landnet boundary resolution, right of way engineering, and GIS) on projects domestically and abroad. Mr. Curtis’ responsibilities include the supervision and direction of production staff and subconsultants on a project/task basis, cost estimating and scoping, collection, processing...

Eric Welch Bramson Welch & Associates, Inc.

Berkeley, California
Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering - Smart Phone Accessories, Bluetooth, Wireless, USB, Embedded Systems, Forensic Engineering, Firmware, Source Code, Design Review
I have over 47 years experience in Systems, Electrical and Software Engineering, Engineering Management and Expert Witness. I have worked on Embedded Systems, Smart Phone Accessories, Bluetooth, USB, Handheld, Data Communications. I have performed software and design reviews and done forensic engineering. Sample projects include handheld wireless medical sensor; 150 MSPS automotive sensor interface; Smart Phone interface for survey grade GPS device; the secure, wireless communication subsystem for a line of consumer medical products.

Frederick C Anderson, PE Advantec Engineering LLC

Avon, Connecticut
Failure Analysis, Products Liability - Metallurgy, Materials Science, Forensic Engineering, Corrosion, Fatigue, Fracture, Pipe/Tube/PEX/CPVC, Valve, Bolt, Coupling, Boiler, Power Plant, Quality, Weld, Aerial Lift, Hoist, Wire Rope, Fire Protection, Plumbing, Construction Defects
Mr. Anderson is the founder of Advantec Engineering LLC and provides expert consultation, laboratory testing and analysis, and litigation support regarding materials failure analysis, forensic engineering investigations, corrosion, and structural analysis. He has more than forty years of professional engineering experience. Mr. Anderson has provided engineering support and/or testimony for cases involving product liability, industrial accidents and equipment failures, commercial and residential accidents and equipment failures, bridge structures, and aircraft, marine, and vehicle accidents. He has also provided expert testimony and/or litigation support in cases involving flow accelerated corrosion, stress corrosion, corrosion fatigue, pitting, weld defects, and fitness for service of large industrial components, commercial products, and consumer products. Mr. Anderson is especially skillful at translating highly complex and technical information into something understandable by ...

Craig L Moskowitz, PE, MBA, MS CLM Engineering Associates, LLC

Stamford, Connecticut
Premises Liability, Construction Defects - OSHA, construction, slips/trips/falls, storm damage, water intrusion, roofing systems, warranty inspections, civil engineering, structural engineering, building collapse, property condition assessment, building codes, forensic engineering, engineering expert, construction accidents, personal injury
Since 2010, the President and Managing Member of CLM Engineering Associates, LLC, which concentrates its focus on forensic engineering/expert witness work for the insurance industry and legal community. In addition, we offer construction management, civil engineering and building inspection services. Prior experience includes extensive construction management work on both commercial and residential projects. Performed safety inspections on both civilian and military projects through application of OSHA regulations. Designed drainage systems for the government while an officer with the United States military. Cost estimating for various projects exceeding $500 million. Design document creation and management of high-rise construction in Manhattan. marketplace. Management of telecommunications projects for Verizon in Manhattan including CPM schedule creation and updating. Directed and managed all water distribution system and sewer system work while working as a contractor to th...

Richard S. Barrow, PE, SI Barrow Engineering, LLC

Estero, Florida
Structural Engineering, Building Inspection - Structural failures, structural engineering, Structural design, design errors, structural inspections, building collapse, building codes, structural repairs, forensic engineering, special inspector, special inspection, threshold inspection
Mr. Barrow has been practicing structural engineering for the past 33 years. He founded Barrow Engineering, LLC in 2021 which focuses on forensic engineering and claim investigations. Mr. Barrow was the president and founder of Liebl & Barrow Engineering, Inc. (“LBE”) located in Fort Myers, FL. Since its inception in 1998 through 2021, the firm worked on nearly 3,000 projects, specializing in structural design, inspections, restoration, and forensic investigations. LBE designs included coastal construction projects involving high winds, wave loads, flooding, and scour. Mr. Barrow has performed over 100 forensic investigations involving structural failures, design deficiencies, faulty construction, construction pay applications, failure to disclose defects, grading issues, cladding failures, site plans, pool leaks, water intrusion, fire, wind, subsidence, and vehicular impact. Design of shoring and other remedial actions have been included as part of forensic projects where ther...

Nick M Bradford, PhD PE SE SI TSG Engineering, Inc.

Tampa, Florida
Structural Engineering, Construction Engineering - Structural Failure / Collapse, Structural design, Structural Analysis, Structural Inspections, Building Code Analysis, Construction Defects, Forensic Engineering, Hurricane Engineering, Failure Analysis, Wind Engineering, Flood Engineering
Dr. Bradford has been a practicing structural engineer for the past 27 years. Dr. Bradford is the president and founder of TSG Engineering, located in Tampa, Florida. TSG Engineering provides structural engineering for new construction projects as well as forensic investigations. Since our inception as The Structures Group, Inc. in 1999, we have worked on over 9,000 projects. In the area of new construction, we provide structural engineering for projects in the areas of custom residential, production builder residential, multi-family residential, retail/commercial construction, churches, industrial facilities and warehouses. We provide specialty structural engineering services such as controlled demolition and accessory structures (stairs, handrails, light poles). Our engineering projects include coastal construction projects involving high wind loading, wave loading, flooding, and scour analysis. In the area of forensic engineering, we provide structural engineering failure ...

Daniel T Gottuk, PhD Jensen Hughes

Florida
Fire, Engineering - Fire Protection Engineering, Arson, Smoke Detection, Fire Alarm, Fire detection, Smoke and CO alarms, Forensic engineering, Fire spread analysis, Fire recreation, Origin and cause investigation, Consumer products, Failure Analysis
Dan Gottuk is the VP of Research, Development, Testing & Evaluation and works with a team of over 100 experts providing expert witness and failure analysis services for a range of specialties associated with fires and explosions, mechanical, electrical, construction, codes and standards, materials, chemical, metallurgical, process safety and concrete. Other specific service areas include: Arson Investigation, Origin & Cause Investigations; Fire Spread Analysis; Fire Modeling; Fire Testing; Sprinkler Systems; Inadvertent Discharge; Corrosion; Fire Alarm Systems; Smoke Alarms; Carbon Monoxide; Kitchen Hood Suppression; Battery Fires (including Lithium and Lithium Ion); Building Insulation Fires; Spray-Applied Fire-Resistive Materials (SFRM); Structural Fire Protection; Combustible Dust Hazards; Dust Explosions; Laboratory & Evidence Examination. Jensen Hughes professional staff includes fire protection, mechanical, electrical, environmental, systems, metallurgical, architects and ch...

Enrique Lairet, PE Allied Engineering

Pinecrest, Florida
Civil Engineering, Building Inspection - storm damage, hurricane damage, damage assessment report, expert witness testimony, repair cost estimates, building inspection damage assessment, forensic engineering, Forensic Cause and Origin Report, Storm and Weather Damages, plumbing, professional engineer, sinkhole, fire, wind damage,
Allied Engineering and Allied Building Inspection Services have been serving Florida’s legal, lending, and real estate community since 1993. With a multi-disciplinary staff of state-licensed experts throughout the state of Florida, including engineers, architects, general contractors, mold assessors, and insurance experts, our team has an expert to help you. Licensed Professional Engineer in AL, AZ, FL, IL, NC, NJ, MD, MI, MO, MS, IN, GA, KY, OH, UT, TN, NV, TX & WI. NCEES Model Law Engineer (MLE) and International Registry of Professional Engineers (IRPE). https://www.linkedin.com/in/enriquelairet/

Miroslav Mladenovic, P.E. M2E Consulting Engineers

Miami, Florida
Engineering - Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Structural Engineering, and Forensic Engineering
M2E Consulting Engineers is a full service Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, and Structural Engineering Firm located in South Miami, Florida and services the tri-county area. The Firm specializes in design and forensic engineering services, thus our clients benefit from the combination of those two skill sets. Our constant exposure to construction and development problems in our forensics practice allows us to sharpen our design skills on a daily basis, and our design experience completes our problem solving tools in our forensics tasks. The overall benefit comes in the form of a quality, efficient, and effective design. M2E has a track record of successfully completed real estate projects. The Firm also provides real estate owners, developers, contractors, condominium associations, and management companies throughout the country with plan review, construction observations, due diligence inspections and reporting services. The Firm provides design engineering services to the con...

Adam K Aleksander, PhD, PE, CSP Aleksander & Associates P.A.

Boise, Idaho
Human Factors, Products Liability - Warnings, Labels, Reconstruction, Visibility, Failure Analysis, Forensic Engineering, Defects, Photogrammetry, Metallurgy, Human Factors, Ergonomics, Construction, OSHA, Safety Engineering, Product Liability, Equipment Failures, Industrial Accidents, Power Utility Accidents, Insurance Claims
Specific Cases: Go cart nip point fatality, washing machine amputation, amputations in punch presses, hydro-pneumatic tank explosion, agricultural truck amputation, airport conveyors, biscuit cutter, amusement rides, water-jet fatality, slips & trips, lead rope snap, exercise machine failures and injuries, document burn injuries, folding chair collapse, concrete anchor system, nail gun injury, prosthesis bolt failure, steam iron electrocution, pool light burn, design of warnings and instructions, ATV rollover, automotive failures and crash related phenomena, measurement of ECDs (TASER®) Farm equipment, failed engines, mining conveyors, power plant systems, belt conveyors, potato processing system, sewer line, tire shredder processing analysis, failed brake die, failed conveyor bearing, RV axle repair failure, trailer suspension system failure, trailer separation, dump truck telescoping cylinder failure, brake system, headlight filament analysis, service station gasoline tank leak, b...

Jeremiah R Cole, PE Cole Engineering Solutions

Cold Spring, Kentucky
Structural Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering - investigative engineering, forensic engineering

David C Flettrich, PE David C. Flettrich, A Professional Engineering Corporation

New Orleans, Louisiana
Engineering, Construction - Mechanical engineering, Electrical engineering, Control systems engineering, Forensic engineering, Certified indoor environmentalist, Design errors and omissions, Construction defects, HVAC systems, HVAC control systems, Hydronic systems, Moisture intrusion, Mold growth
Mr. Flettrich has fifty-five years experience in (1) the design and retrofit of energy efficient mechanical, electrical, and control (MEC) systems for both new and existing residential, commercial, industrial and institutional facilities with particular emphasis on HVAC, refrigeration, hydronics, controls, energy conservation, and energy management systems (2) problem solving and (3) cause and origin investigations related to poorly performing or problematic building systems. He is a licensed PE in mechanical, electrical and control systems engineering in Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. The combination of his multi-disciplined expertise and his extensive background in design and construction uniquely qualifies him as a forensic expert who is capable of performing comprehensive investigations and eliminates, in many instances, the need to retain multiple engineering experts on cases requiring a multi-disciplined investigation.

Daniel T Gottuk, PhD Jensen Hughes

Baltimore, Maryland
Fire, Engineering - Fire Protection Engineering, Arson, Smoke Detection, Fire Alarm, Fire detection, Smoke and CO alarms, Forensic engineering, Fire spread analysis, Fire recreation, Origin and cause investigation, Consumer products, Failure Analysis
Dan Gottuk is the VP of Research, Development, Testing & Evaluation and works with a team of over 100 experts providing expert witness and failure analysis services for a range of specialties associated with fires and explosions, mechanical, electrical, construction, codes and standards, materials, chemical, metallurgical, process safety and concrete. Other specific service areas include: Arson Investigation, Origin & Cause Investigations; Fire Spread Analysis; Fire Modeling; Fire Testing; Sprinkler Systems; Inadvertent Discharge; Corrosion; Fire Alarm Systems; Smoke Alarms; Carbon Monoxide; Kitchen Hood Suppression; Battery Fires (including Lithium and Lithium Ion); Building Insulation Fires; Spray-Applied Fire-Resistive Materials (SFRM); Structural Fire Protection; Combustible Dust Hazards; Dust Explosions; Laboratory & Evidence Examination. Jensen Hughes professional staff includes fire protection, mechanical, electrical, environmental, systems, metallurgical, architects and ch...

Stephen A. Batzer, PhD, PE Batzer Engineering

Fife Lake, Michigan
Intellectual Property, Failure Analysis - Intellectual property, patent infringement, forensic engineering, material failure analysis, crossbows, firearms, manufacturing, product liability, expert witness standard of care.
Retired Lieutenant Colonel, US Army, Ordnance Corps. 70+ Peer reviewed publications. Two patents. Reading/writing German fluency. Dr. Batzer has given short courses and invited lectures at universities, private companies and internationally.

Philip Isaak, PE, P.Eng., DCDC, RCDD, SMIEEE Isaak Technologies, Inc.

Victoria, Minnesota
Information Technology, Telecommunications - Cloud Computing, Computer, Construction Claims, Contracts, Data Center, Engineering, Fiber Optic, Forensic Engineering, Internet, Intellectual Property, Life Safety, Network, Operations, Outsourcing, Project Management, Service Level Agreement, Systems Implementation, Telecom, Trade Secret
Professional Engineer, Certified Data Center Design Consultant & Registered Communications Distribution Designer with 20+ years as a design & operations consultant & training provider with a focus in the data center, telecommunications & networking industries. International expertise in 28 countries across 6 continents, encompassing data center facilities, power, cooling, networking infrastructure, fiber optic & copper network cabling, IT & Telecom systems and services, implementing enterprise, colocation & cloud service strategies. Publications & Awards ♦ANSI/BICSI 002, Data Center Design & Implementation Best Practices Standard, Author/Editor ♦ANSI/BICSI 009, Data Center Operations Standard, Chair/Author/Editor ♦Data Center Handbook, Wiley Publishing One of 50 Subject Matter Experts from around the world that authored the content, providing the fundamentals, technologies, and best practices in designing, constructing & managing mission critical, energy efficient data centers. ...

Zohaib A Alvi, PE za/engineering

Lindenhurst, New York
Structural Engineering, Building Inspection - Forensic Engineering, Structural Failure, Construction Issues, Special Inspections, Building Evaluation, Building Defects, Trips and Falls, Building Preservation, Building Repair, Retaining Walls, Foundations, Building Codes
Zohaib A. Alvi, PE is a Civil, Structural, and Forensic Engineering Consultant, and Principal of za/engineering. He is a graduate of State University of New York, Farmingdale State College, and holds a dual Bachelors of Science degree in Architectural Technology and Construction Management, along with an Engineering Leadership Certificate from Cornell University. He is a Licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.) and maintain licensure in New York and multiple other states. He has extensive experience in the evaluation, repair, and rehabilitation of existing structures and historic buildings, verifying construction compliance with applicable building codes and contract specifications, evaluating impact of construction errors, change orders, and damages during construction. He is also highly experienced in forensic investigations evaluations, to determine the cause and origin of structural deficiencies, damage following accidents, weather-related damage, and other concerns, and has opine...

Steven Pietropaolo, MS, P.E., CFEI LGI Forensic Engineering, PC

North White Plains, New York
Engineering, Forensic Science - Forensic Engineering, Explosions, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Product Liability, Fires, Fire Protection, Appliances, Construction, Building Defects, Failure Analysis, Laboratories & Testing, Building Defects, Plumbing
Steven Pietropaolo has a Bachelor Degree of Engineering in Electrical Engineering and a Master of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Manhattan College. Mr. Pietropaolo is a Licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.) in the State of New York, amongst many others. He is a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator, a Certified Fire Investigator Instructor, a Certified Forensic Consultant and Certified Forensic Professional Engineer. He is a Fellow of the American College of Forensic Examiners Institute. He is Board Certified in Forensic Engineering by the National Academy of Forensic Engineers. He has 30+ years of hands on engineering experience including electrical, mechanical, materials, safety, human factors, fire protection, and construction. He has knowledge of codes and standards used in construction and industry including building codes and safety codes. He is an expert in investigating and opining on New York State Labor Law cases (§200, §240(1) and §241(6)) involving ...

William H. ElDorado, PE, CXLT ElDorado Forensics LLC

Lewisville, Texas
Slip Trip & Fall, Premises Liability - ADA, Building Code, Foundation Movement, International Code Council, Means of Egress, Forensic Engineering, Ground Vibration, Slip Resistance, Stairway, Lighting, Property Damage, Handrail & Guardrail
Founded in February 2017, my practice is focused on investigations of premises liability and property damage matters for my client base that consists of attorneys, insurance carriers, self-insured entities and third-party administrators. The following site conditions are analyzed during investigation of premises liability matters: Egress Width, Stairways, Ramps, Slip Resistance, ADA, Trip Hazards, Curbs, Handrails, Guardrails, Step-downs, Doorways/Thresholds, Floor Mats, Lighting, Assembly, and Glass/Glazing. A typical premises liability investigation will involve initial review of documents & files, examination and detailed measurements of the incident area, testing, photograph documentation, analysis of data, review of applicable building codes and/or architectural standards, consultation with the jurisdiction, forming conclusions, producing an expert witness report, and if needed, providing live testimony at deposition or trial. To date I have testified live at 38 depositions...

Daniel T Gottuk, PhD Jensen Hughes

Texas
Fire, Engineering - Fire Protection Engineering, Arson, Smoke Detection, Fire Alarm, Fire detection, Smoke and CO alarms, Forensic engineering, Fire spread analysis, Fire recreation, Origin and cause investigation, Consumer products, Failure Analysis
Dan Gottuk is the VP of Research, Development, Testing & Evaluation and works with a team of over 100 experts providing expert witness and failure analysis services for a range of specialties associated with fires and explosions, mechanical, electrical, construction, codes and standards, materials, chemical, metallurgical, process safety and concrete. Other specific service areas include: Arson Investigation, Origin & Cause Investigations; Fire Spread Analysis; Fire Modeling; Fire Testing; Sprinkler Systems; Inadvertent Discharge; Corrosion; Fire Alarm Systems; Smoke Alarms; Carbon Monoxide; Kitchen Hood Suppression; Battery Fires (including Lithium and Lithium Ion); Building Insulation Fires; Spray-Applied Fire-Resistive Materials (SFRM); Structural Fire Protection; Combustible Dust Hazards; Dust Explosions; Laboratory & Evidence Examination. Jensen Hughes professional staff includes fire protection, mechanical, electrical, environmental, systems, metallurgical, architects and ch...

Justin Hall, MAS, PE Hall Engineering Group, Ltd

Texas
Engineering, Construction Defects - Civil Engineering, mechanical engineering, engineering, construction, construction fault, forensic engineering, structural failure, structural inspection. Licensed in AR, TX, OK, MO, KS, MS.
Expert consultant/witness in over 50 cases with trial experience across the South including AR, MO, OK, TX, TN, LA and MS. Justin Hall, PE is a licensed professional engineer providing a broad range of services in forensic engineering to insurance companies and law firms, construction, energy, mining, and technology, engineering and architectural firms, governmental and educational institutions, property owners, builders and individuals. With over 20 years of experience in engineering and forensic consulting, design, construction assessments, international codes and research, Justin Hall, PE has provided clients with structural analysis and design, condition assessment, damage investigations, failure analysis, construction consulting & management, and expert testimony. States include Arkansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas, Tennessee, Louisiana and Mississippi. SPECIALIZED PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCE - Engineering & Construction Forensics — Expert Consulting/Witness; Structural; Insurance...

William F. Ikerd, II, PhD, PE, CM-BIM IKERD Consulting, LLC

Dallas, Texas
Construction, Structural Engineering - Building Information Modeling (BIM), Level Of Development (LOD), Structural Engineering, 3D Modeling, Laser Scanning, LiDAR, scan-to-BIM, Metrology, Failure Analysis, Forensic Engineering, Architecture, MEP, mechanical, construction defects, concrete, steel, wood, timber, masonry, civil engineering.
Mr. Will Ikerd, PhD, P.E. (TX) is principal at IKERD, a firm that specializes in consulting for attorneys, owners, general contractors, trade contractors and designers of buildings, civil, infrastructure, mechanical and manufacturing projects. The firm focuses in the areas of engineering, laser scanning, Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) and Building Information Modeling (BIM). Mr. Ikerd is currently on the board of directors of the BIMForum and chairs three of their Taskforces; BIM Execution Plan (BxP), Reality Capture / Laser scanning and Level Of Development (LOD). He graduated with his bachelor’s in civil engineering and masters in structural engineering in 1998 from Washington University in St. Louis with a focus on 3D parametric modeling and is currently a University of Denver PhD candidate in BIM research.

Amy Patrick, PE Apollo BBC, Inc.

Houston, Texas
Structural Engineering, Civil Engineering - Engineering Design, Forensic Engineering, Consulting Engineering, Structural Analysis, Infrastructure, Concrete, Steel Structures, Engineering, Construction
Ms. Patrick is a Technical Consultant at Apollo BBC and a licensed professional engineer with over 10 years of experience with licensure. Ms. Patrick has a background in structural and civil engineering, including civil site development, structural design, structural forensics, highway and associated structure analysis and evaluation, retaining wall evaluation, flood mitigation and floodproofing, building envelope consulting, and finite element analysis of structural systems. Amy is a licensed professional engineer in Texas and California and has been an adjunct professor at the University of Houston-Downtown's Structural Analysis and Design program since 2013.

Johnie P. Spruiell, P.E. Integrity Forensics and Engineering, LLC

Sanger, Texas
Mechanical Engineering, Forensic Science - Electrical Engineering, Energy, Equipment & Machinery, Failure Analysis, Fire, Laboratories & Testing, Oil and Gas, Products Liability, Product, Plumbing, Leak, Warnings & Labels, Guarding, CSST, Gas Explosions, Natural Gas, Propane, LPG, Forensic Engineering, Expert Witness
LICENSURE: -Texas Professional Engineer License #57023 -Colorado Professional Engineer License #24555 -Mississippi Professional Engineer License #17888 -Alabama Professional Engineer License #35693 -North Carolina Professional Engineer License #049314 -South Carolina Professional Engineer License #37169 -Virginia Professional Engineer License #0402061315 -Michigan Professional Engineer License #6201069726 -Minnesota Professional Engineer License #58020 EDUCATION: -BSME, University of Texas at Arlington, 1978 AFFILIATIONS: -MEMBER, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) -SENIOR MEMBER, National Academy of Forensic Engineers (NAFE) -MEMBER, National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) -MEMBER, National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) -MEMBER, Texas Society of Professional Engineers (TSPE) -Pi Tau Sigma -Tau Beta Pi PRIMARY AREAS OF EXPERTISE: -Fire and Explosion Analysis Fuel Gas Fires and Explosions Residential, Commercial, Ind...

Tarek Omar, PhD ART, LLC

McLean, Virginia
Mechanical Engineering, Accident Reconstruction - Accident investigation and reconstruction, forensic engineering, personal injury, highway safety, structural analysis, Computer Simulation, Finite Element Analysis (FEA), airbag & seatbelt, guardrails, patent infringement; slip, trip & falls; crashworthiness, fuel tank, and pipelines analysis
Experts in our consulting firm (ART, LLC) have more than 28 years of superior expertise in the areas of Mechanical Engineering, accident investigation and reconstruction, personal injury, highway safety, forensic engineering, automotive/vehicular engineering, Computer Simulation, Finite Element Analysis (FEA), and structural analysis. We also conducted lots of research on guardrails, airbag & seatbelt fatalities/injuries; slip, trip & falls; patent infringement, crashworthiness, failure analysis, fuel tank, and pipelines. ART experts are widely recognized as world leaders in advanced computer simulations of complicated structural, crashes, and impact-related problems. We conducted a wide variety of successful projects and accident reconstruction analyses for many government agencies, private industry, and engineering and law firms. Professional in utilizing state-of-the-art technology including 3-D computer animation and the latest engineering techniques for crash analysis (frontal...

Mark R Webster, PE, MSME, MBA Webster Engineering, LLC

Hubertus, Wisconsin
Mechanical Engineering, Equipment & Machinery - Conveyors, Elevators, Material Lifts Industrial Controls, Dynamic Analysis, Animations, Forensic Engineering, Intellectual Property, Freight Lifts, ASME Safety Standards, Failure Analysis, Hydraulics, Manufacturing, Products Liability, Lifting Systems, Material Handling, Machinery, Patents
Licensed Professional Engineer with more than 30 years of experience with conveyors, and a wide range of industrial machinery and control systems. conveyor systems, material handling systems, elevators, material lifts, vertical conveyors, shopping cart conveyors (adjacent to escalators), automated car parking systems, custom engineered machinery and systems. Board Certified Forensic Engineer. Chair of ASME B20.1 Safety Standards for Conveyors and Related Equipment, Member of ASME Board on Safety Codes and Standards, member of the National Academy of Forensic Engineers. Engineering specialties include machine design, dynamic system analysis and animation (multi-body physics, motion analysis), hydraulic lifts and systems, heavy mechanical drives for lifting and other material handling applications, finite element analysis. Very active in ASME safety codes and standards.