Mike Simard, PE, PMP, CEP Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact this Expert Witness

  • Company: PACED Engineering Inc
  • Phone: 484-876-1040
  • Cell: 484-678-0933
  • Website: www.pacedengg.com

Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Engineering and Manufacturing

Keywords/Search Terms:

Engineering Design, Manufacturing Processes, Manufacturing Costs, Industrial Construction, Heavy Machinery, Project Management, Capital Cost Estimating, Quality Assurance, Industrial Safety, Process Scale-up, Pilot Plant, Biomass, Supercritical Fluids, and Slurry Pumping.


B.S. Mechanical Engineering, ; M.S. Mechanical Engineering, ; M.B.A.,

Years in Practice:


Additional Information

Expertise in engineering design, manufacturing processes, manufacturing costs, industrial construction, heavy machinery, project management, capital cost estimating, quality assurance, and industrial safety. Specific technical skills in industrial plant construction, pilot plants, process scale-up, commissioning & testing, and troubleshooting. Specific technical skills in biomass handling, slurry pumping, supercritical fluids, mixing systems, liquid/solid separation, control valves, compressed-air systems, material handling, and mechanical systems. Experienced expert witness in testimony and report writing, retained by both plaintiff and defense counsels, in cases involving manufacturing process design, facility decontamination/relocation, and industrial accidents. Over 30 years of experience in process design and manufacturing for start-ups to Fortune 100 companies in power generation, biomass conversion, and building material industries. Education includes BSME, MSME, and MBA. Licensed Professional Engineer (PE), certified Project Manager Professional (PMP), and Certified Estimating Professional (CEP). Published author, conference speaker, and inventor with multiple patents. Currently a full-time faculty member at Villanova University, having developed courses in mechanical design and engineering economics. Fluent in French, both written and spoken.