Brian K Bramel, SE, PE, Ph.D. Expert Witness

Contact Information

  • Company: Bramel Engineering
  • Phone: (443) 852-3413
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Structural Engineering and Construction Defects

Specialty Focus: Construction, construction site safety, concrete, open web joist, light gage steel, underpinning, mechanical engineering, product defects, failure analysis, finite elements, design build

Education: Ph.D. Civil Engineering, University of Wyoming; MS. Mechanical Engineering, Kansas State University; BS. Mechanical Engineering, Kansas State University

Years in Practice: 30

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 20+


Additional Information

Dr. Bramel has over 30 years of broad Engineering experience in all aspects of the construction process: from design through construction and service. Dr. Bramel has effectively served as an Expert Witness and a litigation advisor on hundreds of cases in the past 10 years. He has advised in Construction Defect, Building and Material Failures, Product Liability, Personal Injury, Construction Work Site Injuries, Multi-Employer Worksite Matters, as well as building code compliance and insurance claims throughout the mid-Atlantic region. His expertise in Civil, Mechanical, and Structural Engineering allows a broad perspective of potential matters beyond the traditional Engineering solutions. Dr. Bramel is a practicing Licensed Professional Engineer in Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York, and Delaware, a practicing Licensed Structural Engineer in Washington, D.C., and a Model PE NCEES record holder. He is a current member of the New York City Building Code Revision Committee for 2018.