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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Construction and Civil Engineering

Specialty Focus: Geotechnical Engineering, Construction Materials, Foundation Engineering, Soils, Concrete Construction, Slab Moisture, Construction Testing, Inspection, Foundations, Retaining Walls, Construction Defects, Standard of Care

Education: BS, Georgia Tech; MS, Georgia Tech

Years in Practice: 47

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 5

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Mr. Vogt is CEO and Principal Engineer of Paradigm Consultants, Inc., a Geotechnical and Construction Materials Engineering Consulting firm in Houston, Texas. Mr. Vogt has over 45 years of professional experience in geotechnical engineering, materials science and construction materials. A licensed engineer in Texas and Louisiana, he has performed or directed geotechnical studies and investigations and testing of soil, concrete, structural steel, and other construction materials; condition surveys and forensic investigation of construction failure, distress, damage, and degradation; repair and restoration procedures, methods, and materials; and construction quality control and quality assurance programs. He has served as an expert witness, consultant, chief investigator, senior consultant, project engineer, and project manager for structures and pavements damaged by fire, explosions, atmospheric exposure, abuse, and natural causes. He has conducted condition surveys and forensic investigations, has prepared remedial design drawings and specifications, has monitored and reviewed rehabilitation construction activities, and has prepared investigative expert reports. He has participated as an expert in over 140 civil disputes involving building and infrastructure distress, construction-related injuries, patent disputes, and the standard of care for engineers. He is a Fellow of the American Concrete Institute, ASTM International, and the American Society of Civil Engineers. He is a Diplomate of the ASCE Geo-Institute.