Ian Mellor, PE, SE Expert Witness
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Structural Engineering and Construction

Specialty Focus: forensic engineering, insurance,cause and origin, natural disaster, earthquakes, hurricanes, flood, damage evaluation, repair, structural repair, moisture intrusion, fire damage evaluation and repair, structural collapse, foundations, soils, new building design, structural engineering

Education: BS Civil/Structural Engineering, University of Arizona

Years in Practice: 22

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 2


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A licensed Civil and Structural Engineer with extensive experience in the evaluation and design of wood, steel, masonry, concrete, light gage steel and fiber reinforced polymer structures. Construction types include mixed-use, retail, small and large custom homes, commercial construction, low to mid rise buildings, historic buildings, tenant improvements, public school buildings and DOD/NAVFAC design-build military support facilities. Buildings designed on shallow and deep pile foundations and stone column pile foundation. Skilled in forensic engineering for construction defect litigation claims, insurance claims cause and origin evaluations and seismic evaluation and rehabilitation of existing buildings. Skilled in evaluation of damage to structures from natural disasters and from man-made causes and in providing repair drawings. Skilled in property condition assessments. Experience includes project management and team collaboration