Jennifer T. Morningstar, BSChE, PE, CFEI Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

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  • Company: The Warren Group
  • Phone: 803-732-6600
  • Cell: 803-603-4425
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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Chemical Engineering and Fire

Specialty Focus:

Process Safety Management, Chemical Release & Exposure, Chemical Fires & Explosions, Boiler Fires & Explosions, Energy Management, Refrigeration, Cooling Towers, Chillers, Ammonia Based Refrigeration Systems, Saturated Steam and Super-heated Steam for Cogeneration


BS Chemical Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic ; MBA, University of South Carolina

Years in Practice:


Additional Information

Jennifer Morningstar is a licensed professional engineer in South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, Iowa, Louisiana, Missouri, Oklahoma and West Virginia, and an NCEES Model Law Engineer. She has over 20 years of engineering experience. Her emphasis includes chemical release & exposure, OSHA compliance, boiler systems, industrial accident investigation, fires & explosions, product liability and scope of damage/cost to repair. She spent 16 years working at a polyethylene terephthalate (PET) manufacturer where she gained experience with distributed control systems (DCS) and programmable logic controllers (PLC). She is an OSHA-trained Process Hazard Analysis study leader and completed Root Cause Failure Analysis training to become an Incident Investigator. Jennifer authored procedures for lockout/tagout and confined space entry. She also managed capital expansion projects in excess of $1M. Jennifer then spent 3 years as an energy management consultant in a variety of industries including mineral extraction, pulp & paper, animal harvesting & packaging (including rendering) and grain milling. She worked with both natural gas and coal-fired boilers producing saturated steam and super-heated steam for cogeneration. Other processes in her expertise include air compressors, cooling towers, chillers, multi-stage ammonia-based refrigeration systems, waste water treatment and biogas production.