John A Williams, PhD, PE, ASA, MBA, CFEI, AIChE Fellow Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

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  • Company: EPS, Inc.
  • Phone: 574 247 6000
  • Fax: 574 277 3775
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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Energy and Intellectual Property

Keywords/Search Terms:

Intellectual Property, Appraisals & Valuations, Commercial Damages, Renewable Energy, Biogas, Biofuels, Wind, Solar, Geothermal, Biomass, Waste-to-Energy, Oil & Gas, Oil Refining, Fires, Explosions, Chemical Release, Product Contamination, Electricity, Coal Technologies, Chemistry & Chemicals


PhD, Dept. of Chemical and Fuels Engineering, University of Utah; MS, Dept. of Chemical and Fuels Engineering, University of Utah; BS, Dept. of Chemistry, University of Delaware; MBA, Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago

Years in Practice:


Additional Information

John A. Williams, PhD, PE, CFEI, MBA, ASA, AIChE Fellow. Dr. Williams is a recognized expert in the engineering analysis and financial appraisals of energy, electricity, and process technologies; and intellectual property (patents, trade secrets, proprietary technology), licensing, royalty structures, market analysis, infringement, invalidity, pricing economics, and lost profit damages. Dr. Williams provides expert engineering, detailed technical and financial appraisals, licensing and royalties analysis, quantification of damages, litigation support, due diligence, and understandable testimony involving renewable energies including biogas, ethanol and butanol biofuels, wind, solar, geothermal, biomass and waste-to-energy; oil and gas, petroleum refining, and storage; electrical power generation, trading, and storage; and coal, char, steel and metals, agricultural and chemicals technologies. Dr. Williams analyzes the complex and expresses it in understandable technical, environmental, and financial terms. Dr. Williams performs insightful forensic investigations, technology assessments, and appraisal services for fires, explosions, chemical releases, blast waves, product contamination, process failures, accidents and equipment failures in manufacturing, oil refining, chemicals, power, steam, oil & gas production and storage, coal, biomass, ethanol, and renewable energy facilities. Dr. Williams has led EPS, a full-service engineering firm delivering process and product consulting, troubleshooting, and engineering design services since 1995. Dr. Williams's operations experience began in 1977 as a USW union equipment operator and his engineering experience has ranged from manufacturing operations, failure analysis, detailed design, cost estimating and finance, and manufacturing appraisals. Dr. Williams holds PhD and MS degrees in Chemical and Fuels Engineering, a BS degree in Chemistry, and a Masters of Business Administration degree in Finance from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business. He is an Accredited Senior Appraiser by the American Society of Appraisers, a Certified Fire and Explosions Investigator by the National Association of Fire Investigators, and a Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers. Dr. Williams is a licensed Professional Engineer in the States of Alabama, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, and Wisconsin.