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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Engineering and Energy

Specialty Focus: power, refinery, turbine, diesel, boiler, asbestos, marine, propulsion, controls, lockout, tagout, LOTO, OSHA, engineering economics, alternative energy, digester gas, landfill gas, geothermal, cogeneration, combined cycle, Frame 7, LM 5000, LM6000, microturbine, PLC, instrumentation

Education: BS, Oregon State University; MS, Naval Postgraduate School

Years in Practice: 45

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 8


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45 years experience as power plant and marine propulsion engineer. Extensive expert witness experience (over 100 cases). International arbitration experience in England, Mexico, Australia and Mexico. Forensic analysis using multi-disciplinary "systems" approach to ferret out what happened or "who dunnit". Registered Professional Engineer (CA, AZ & WA), 30 years experience as General Engineering Contractor for new construction and heavy maintenance work at power plants and similar facilities. Special experience in critical standby power systems at Data Centers, hospitals and telecommunications facilities.