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

Contact Information

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

General Specialties: Mechanical Engineering and Manufacturing

Specialty Focus: Engineering Design, Project Management, Cost Estimating, Industrial Construction, Process Scale-up, Pilot Plant, Biomass, Supercritical Fluids, Pumping, Quality Assurance, Industrial Safety, French

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

Years in Practice: 30+


Additional Information

Pragmatic, hands-on engineering leader with over 30 years’ experience in start-ups to Fortune 100 companies in power generation, biomass conversion and building material industries. Licensed Professional Engineer (PE), certified Project Manager Professional (PMP) and Certified Estimating Professional (CEP). Member of ASME and AACE. Published author, conference speaker and inventor with multiple patents. Expertise in engineering design, industrial construction, project management and cost estimating. Specific technical skills in: • Industrial construction, process scale-up, pilot plants, commissioning & testing, and troubleshooting. • Biomass handling, slurry pumping, supercritical fluids, mixing systems, liquid/solid separation, compressed-air systems, material handling and other mechanical systems. • Manufacturing, heavy machinery, quality assurance and industrial safety. Currently full-time faculty member at Villanova University, having developed courses in mechanical design and engineering economics. Mentor students in senior design projects, as they complete design projects & prototypes for local industry and international service projects. Fluent in French, both written and spoken.