Jacob L. Borgerson, Ph.D., P.E. Expert Witness

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  • Company: Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.
  • Phone: 346-312-8529
  • Cell: 832-347-7131
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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Construction Defects and Civil Engineering

Specialty Focus:

Construction defects, concrete cracking, concrete floor slabs, concrete pavement, concrete compressive strength, ready-mix concrete, mass concrete, concrete specifications, construction tolerances, nondestructive testing and evaluation, concrete repair


Bachelor of Science, Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Master of Science, Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Doctor of Philosophy, Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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Additional Information

Jacob Borgerson received a Ph.D. in Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Dr. Borgerson leads and performs forensic investigations related to the failure, distress, and damage of concrete. He specializes in providing concrete construction expertise in multiple areas including cracking, placement/finishing defects, low compressive strength, construction practices, ready-mix operations, specifications, field testing, and repair of existing structures. Dr. Borgerson is also experienced utilizing a variety of nondestructive evaluation methods to assess building materials and civil infrastructure. He is a member of the American Concrete Institute (ACI) and International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI). In addition, Dr. Borgerson is an adjunct faculty member at the University of Houston-Downtown. He is a licensed professional engineer in multiple states, including Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Wisconsin.