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

Contact this Expert Witness

  • Additional States: District Of Columbia and New York
  • Company: Bramel Engineering
  • Phone: (443) 852-3413

Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Structural Engineering and Construction Defects

Keywords/Search Terms:

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


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

Years in Practice:


Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs:


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.