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

Contact Information

  • Company: Warren Forensics
  • Phone: 803-732-6600
  • Cell: 803-603-4425
  • Fax: 803-732-7576
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Specialties & Experience

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

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

Years in Practice: 19

Additional Information

Jennifer Morningstar is a licensed professional engineer in South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, Iowa & West Virginia, and an NCEES Model Law Engineer. She has 19 years of industrial experience. Her emphasis includes chemical release & exposure, OSHA process safety management, industrial accident investigation, fires & explosions, 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.