Carl Berkowitz, PhD, PE Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties:

Transportation and Safety

Specialty Focus:

Slip Trip & Fall, Pedestrian & Bicycle Safety, Railroad Safety, Bus Safety, Biomechanics & Human Factors, FELA & OSHA, Elevators & Escalators, Traffic Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Transportation Safety, Transportation Rules & Regulations, Transportation Expert Witness

Education:

Ph.D. Transportation Planning and Engineering, Polytechnic Institute of New York (NYU-Tandon)

Years in Practice:

55

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs:

50

Additional Information

Dr. Carl Berkowitz has held various managerial and administrative positions in the transportation industry, government, private and academic sectors. Dr. Berkowitz has extensive multi-modal experience in planning, design, engineering, safety, security, construction, maintenance, operations and management. Dr. Berkowitz has written and edited numerous reports, studies, articles and columns for major publications, journals, newspapers and scholarly periodicals. He is a Professional Engineer in New York and New Jersey, and a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners; American Planning Association; American Society of Civil Engineers (Fellow, Transportation Education and Safety Committees); Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals; Institute of Transportation Engineers; American Society of Safety Engineers; National Association of Railroad Safety Consultants and Investigators; American Society of Transportation and Logistics; American Railway Engineering and Maintenance of Way Association (Committees 11 and 12, Facilities and Structures Subcommittee); American National Standards Institute, ASTM, International, Member Technical Committee F13 and Task Group D11.20.01 (Recycled Rubber); American Public Transit Association, Technical Committees (Public Safety, Rail Safety and Security, Rail Safety, Bus Safety and Rail Standards Policy and Planning); Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Surface Transportation Technical Group; and Charter Institute of Logistics and Transport (Great Britain), Charter Member; American Physical Society; American Society of Mechanical Engineering, Bioengineering and Applied Mechanics Divisions; American Traffic Safety Service Association; Biomechanical Engineering Society; International Society of Biomechanics; Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and the Vehicle Technology Society; National Fire Protection Association; and Rubber Pavement Association.