Aftab Sheikh, P.E., PMP Expert Witness
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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Electrical Engineering and Fire

Keywords/Search Terms:

Transformer, motor, generator, UPS, circuit breaker, switchboard, electrical fire, electrical insulation failure, short circuit, fault current, Arch flash, fire alarm, field investigation.


BSEE, Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology, Bangladesh; P.E., NCEES

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Highly-experienced registered electrical engineer in the States of California and Texas. Currently serves as Senior Engineer for Travis County Sheriff's Office. Duties include but not limitted to: equipment failure analysis, writing technical reports, writing business case, project budget preparation, project managment, review and recommend expert solutions, electrical saftey, energy savings, promotes clean energy systems design for the 130 acres of Travis County Correctional Complex and Travis County Jail. Worked internationally (Bangladesh, Malaysia, Brunei Darussalam and the USA). Experienced in applying British Standards, International Building Code, National Electrical Code (NEC), National Fire Alarm Code (NFPA), National Electrical Safety Code (IEEE SA) etc. Have extensive experience in electrical, fire alarm and low voltage system design, project administration and management, supervision, reviewing electrical system design and plans, site electrical surveys, needs assessments, sizing emergency generators, electrical fault calculations, transformer selections, UPS systems, electrical one line diagrams, as-built drawings review, lighting and power system layouts and designs per NEC, indoor substation designs, and peer review etc. for high performing commercial, institutional, residential, hospital, government, laboratory, retail and chain shops etc. Has experience in forensic engineering investigation and report preparation for multiple electrical fire related cases.