Civil Engineering Expert Witnesses

The SEAK Expert Witness Directory contains a comprehensive list of civil engineering expert witnesses who testify, consult and provide litigation support on civil engineering and related issues. Civil engineering expert witnesses and consultants on this page may form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, and provide expert witness testimony at deposition and trial. The issues and subjects these civil engineering expert witnesses testify regarding may include: Civil Engineering, Construction, Drainage, Hydrology, Forensic Engineering, Hydraulics, Structural Engineering, Construction Defects, Building Codes, Concrete, Construction Engineering, Grading, Land Development, OSHA, and Runoff.

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Lamar T. Hawkins, PE, JD PEG, Inc.

Birmingham, Alabama
Engineering, Premises Liability - Civil Engineering, Fall Protection, Construction, Analysis, Industrial Safety including OSHA and NFPA. See www.peginc.biz for Structural Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Geo technical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering.
PEG, Inc. offers consultation and expert testimony in many specialized areas, such as the following: Accident Reconstruction & Investigations Building Codes Concrete Failures Construction & Environmental Construction Equipment Accidents Construction Safety & Related Codes Cooling Towers & Hydraulics Electrical Engineering Excavation, Blasting & Trenching Exhibit Reconstruction & Investigations Fall Protection Highway & Transportation Problems Mechanical Engineering Metallurgy & Welding / Failure Studies OSHA Issues Paints, Coatings & Lead Abatement Premise Liability Product Failure & Liability Issues Safety Issues (Construction, Industrial & Product) Slips, Trips & Falls Software Engineering Studies Structural Steel & Building Failure Studies

Marcor G. Platt, SE, PE, PMP Precision Systems Engineering

Mesa, Arizona
Structural Engineering, Civil Engineering - Forensic engineering, construction defect evaluation and repair, structural failure analysis, structural retrofits, structural building codes, fall protection anchorage, project management, fire damage analysis, water intrusion, electrical transmission line structures, impact structural damage
Mr. Marcor Platt is a licensed civil and/or structural engineer in 16 states - namely Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, and Washington. He provides expert opinion reports and testimony for structural and civil projects involving both forensic engineering and design engineering. He has conducted over 550 forensic investigations involving roof failures, wall failures, foundation damage, corrosion, or other forms of damage resulting from rain, hail, wind, snow, tornado, lightning, fire, volcano, tropical storm, vehicle impact, or other natural or man-made events. He has testified at depositions and trials regarding post-tensioned slab adequacy to resist punching shear, project cost estimates, structural adequacy to resist wind forces, truss repair versus replacement, and other topics. Mr. Platt has structural/civil engineering and project management experience across the ...

Justin Hall, MAS, PE Hall Engineering Group, Ltd

Little Rock, Arkansas
Structural Engineering, Construction Defects - Civil Engineering, mechanical engineering, engineering, construction, construction fault, forensic engineering, structural failure, structural inspection. Licensed in AR, TX, OK & MO.
Expert consultant/witness in over 50 cases with trial experience across the South including AR, MO, OK, TX, TN, LA and MS. Justin Hall, PE is a licensed professional engineer providing a broad range of services in civil/structural engineering to insurance companies and law firms, construction, energy, mining, and technology, engineering and architectural firms, governmental and educational institutions, property owners, builders and individuals. With over 18 years of experience in engineering and forensic consulting, structural design, construction project management, international codes and research, Justin Hall, PE has provided clients with structural analysis and design, condition assessment, damage investigations, failure analysis, construction consulting & management, and expert testimony. States include Arkansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas, Tennessee, Louisiana and Mississippi. SPECIALIZED PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCE - Civil/Structural Engineering & Construction Forensics — Exper...

Jeff Lewandowski, D. Eng., P.E. Advanced Hydro Engineering

Walnut Creek, California
Civil Engineering, Engineering - Water related system modeling and construction defect analyses, Design and PS&E, Drinking water flow and pressure, Wastewater and sewer backup, Storm water drainage and flooding, Groundwater and seepage, Tidal hydrodynamics, Water pumping and storage, Hydraulic and hydrologic analyses, Irrigation
Dr. Lewandowski is a registered professional engineer in the State of California, and has over 30 years of professional experience in water related systems analysis, modeling and construction defect review, including: Drinking Water Systems – Wide range of project size and experience, from analyzing low water pressure conditions in HOA water distribution systems potentially caused by construction defects to City wide water distribution system master planning of piping, pumping and storage facilities to maintain water pressure and quality. Wastewater Systems – District Engineer services for a Sanitary District, including Master Plan review and development, modeling of peak wet weather flows, and project management of design and construction. Identified causes and resolutions for sewer backup and overflow conditions. Storm Drain Systems – Master planning and water quality modeling studies for numerous agencies, cities and districts, including a tidal hydrodynamic model of a natural co...

David T Williams, PhD, PE, PH, CFM, CPESC, F.ASCE, D.WRE DTW and Associates, Engineers, LLC

California
Civil Engineering, Hydrology - floodplain flooding, hydrology, river hydraulics, stream bank protection, stream restoration, fluvial geomorphology, levees, erosion control, stream bank failure, erosion control plans, best management practices, FEMA floodplain studies
Dr. David Williams, PE (CO, AZ, CA, LA, MO, NM, TX, HI, MS, OR, WA) has over 45 years of experience in the water resources industry and is known for his contributions to the industry. He is also a recognized expert in sedimentation engineering and in developing innovative solutions to difficult hydraulic and hydrologic design problems in rivers and estuaries. Dr. Williams previously served as a two time President of the International Erosion Control Association (IECA). He has served as chair of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Technical Committees on Sedimentation, Computational Hydraulics, River Restoration, and Risk, Uncertainty and Probabilistic Approaches. He served as a committee member of ASTM A05.12 (Wire specifications) and on ASTM D18.25 (Erosion Control Products). While chair of the Federal Interagency Technical Committee on Sedimentation, he worked with hydraulic and sedimentation experts from the Federal Highway Administration, Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. ...

Gerald Blackler, Ph.D, P.E., D.WRE

Littleton, Colorado
Hydrology, Civil Engineering - Water Resources, Hydrology, Hydraulics, Floodplain, Flood Forensics, Hydrologist, 2-D and 3-D Hydraulic Modeling, Transportation Drainage, Roadway Drainage, Rainfall, Runoff, Design Storms, Sedimentation, Sediment Transport, Stormwater, Urban Hydrology, Urban Flooding, Construction.
Water flows downhill, sometimes water is a resource, sometimes it is an enemy, sometimes it is both. If your case involves the impact of water, Dr. Blackler's expertise will help your case. Dr. Blackler is an expert in hydrology, hydraulics, the engineering of drainage systems, floodplain management, transportation hydraulics, and water resources. He routinely produces technical evidence that is hard to dispute and easy to understand. He has an innate ability to produce convincing and accurate information in a format that is easy to digest, such as video files, and images that explain the complicated physical interactions of hydraulics. Some of his past litigation work produced evidence that was not disputed by opposing experts. Dr. Blackler's professional accomplishments include multiple peer reviewed publications, board certification in water resources, professional engineering licenses in multiple states, and lead instructor roles for professional development courses. ...

Mark J. Vanarelli, PhD, PE, PG, BCEE, DWRE, F.ASCE COVAN Engineering LLC

Westminster, Colorado
Civil Engineering, Mining - Hydrogeology, Hydrology, Geological Engineering, Mining Engineering, Tunnel Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Groundwater, Geology, Water Resources Engineering, Remediation Design, Trenchless Technology, Site Investigations.
Licensed Professional Engineer (PE - Civil) (1996-Pres.) – CO, PA, and NJ; USA Licensed Professional Geologist (PG) (1992-Pres.) – PA, KY, IL, and WY; USA Board Certified Environmental Engineer (BCEE, 2002) – American Academy of Environmental Engineers & Scientists (AAEES) Diplomate, Water Resources Engineer (D. WRE, 2009) – American Academy of Water Resources Engineers (ASCE affiliate) OSHA HAZWOPER 40-hour operator and 8-hour supervisor level training certification MSHA Surface Mining Certification (renewed 2016) American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) – Fellow (#342191) Society of Mining, Metallurgical and Exploration (SME-AIME) - Member American Academy of Environmental Engineers & Scientists (AAEES) - Member Published Papers: • Hamed M. Jassim, Mark J. Vanarelli, Faris R. Ahmed, Varoujan K. Sissakian and Hassan O. Omer, 2019. Portal Landslide Analysis of the New Haibat Sultan Tunnels in Koya, Kurdistan Region, Iraq, 14th International Conference Underground Const...

David T Williams, PhD, PE, PH, CFM, CPESC, F.ASCE, D.WRE DTW and Associates, Engineers, LLC

Commerce City, Colorado
Civil Engineering, Hydrology - floodplain flooding, hydrology, river hydraulics, stream bank protection, stream restoration, fluvial geomorphology, levees, erosion control, stream bank failure, erosion control plans, best management practices, FEMA floodplain studies
Dr. David Williams, PE (CO, AZ, CA, LA, MO, NM, TX, HI, MS, OR, WA) has over 45 years of experience in the water resources industry and is known for his contributions to the industry. He is also a recognized expert in sedimentation engineering and in developing innovative solutions to difficult hydraulic and hydrologic design problems in rivers and estuaries. Dr. Williams previously served as a two time President of the International Erosion Control Association (IECA). He has served as chair of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Technical Committees on Sedimentation, Computational Hydraulics, River Restoration, and Risk, Uncertainty and Probabilistic Approaches. He served as a committee member of ASTM A05.12 (Wire specifications) and on ASTM D18.25 (Erosion Control Products). While chair of the Federal Interagency Technical Committee on Sedimentation, he worked with hydraulic and sedimentation experts from the Federal Highway Administration, Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. ...

Craig L Moskowitz, PE, MBA, MS CLM Engineering Associates, LLC

Stamford, Connecticut
Premises Liability, Construction Defects - OSHA, construction, slips/trips/falls, storm damage, water intrusion, roofing systems, warranty inspections, civil engineering, structural engineering, building collapse, property condition assessment, building codes, forensic engineering, engineering expert, construction accidents, personal injury
Since 2010, the President and Managing Member of CLM Engineering Associates, LLC, which concentrates its focus on forensic engineering/expert witness work for the insurance industry and legal community. In addition, we offer construction management, civil engineering and building inspection services. Prior experience includes extensive construction management work on both commercial and residential projects. Performed safety inspections on both civilian and military projects through application of OSHA regulations. Designed drainage systems for the government while an officer with the United States military. Cost estimating for various projects exceeding $500 million. Design document creation and management of high-rise construction in Manhattan. marketplace. Management of telecommunications projects for Verizon in Manhattan including CPM schedule creation and updating. Directed and managed all water distribution system and sewer system work while working as a contractor to th...

Wiley Jones, PE, CGC. CCC, CFC Construction Engineering LLC

Kissimmee, Florida
Structural Engineering, Civil Engineering
Owner of Construction Engineering LLC. Forensic engineer with over 40 years experience in construction and engineering. We specialize in litigation support. Our firm provides site investigations, construction estimates, and cause and origin reports of residential and commercial buildings. I am the owner of Construction Engineering LLC. In addition to being a professional engineer, I am a licensed general contractor, licensed roofing contractor, and licensed plumbing contractor with extensive experience in all of these areas. All licensed are in Florida.

Maureen L Davis, PE Haight Davis & Associates, Inc.

Lawrenceville, Georgia
Engineering, Construction - Civil, structural and construction engineering consultant, specializing in the evaluation of construction defects. Provides expert witness testimony for defects, building foundations, roofing systems, drainage concerns, building envelope leaks, structural systems, ADA, trip and fall cases.
Ms. Davis is a Registered Professional Engineer in Georgia and has been practicing engineering since 1993. She provides expert witness testimony for all clients to include both plaintiffs and defendants. Her background includes 17 years with the US Army and extensive, hands-on construction experience. She is a member of the National Academy of Forensic Engineers, American Society of Civil Engineers, Society of American Military Engineers, National Society of Professional Engineers, Georgia Society of Professional Engineers, Institute of Roofing, ASTM International, Order of the Engineer and Chi Epsilon Civil Engineering Honor Society.

Christopher R Hanstad, P.E., CFM Hanstad Engineering Services

Champaign, Illinois
Civil Engineering - Floodway Violations, Floodplain Modeling, Flood Damage and Loss Assessment, Hydrology, Hydraulics, FEMA Floodplain Revisions, Drainage
Mr. Chris Hanstad has over 10 years of focused experience in floodplain analysis and evaluation of projects for compliance with the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) regulations. As a Licensed Professional Engineer (IL, IN, and WI) and Certified Floodplain Manager he has led the Illinois Letter of Map Revision (LOMR) program for 8 years from its inception to make determination decisions for floodplain revision requests. Based on rigorous floodplain modeling technical standard and NFIP regulation compliance, Mr. Hanstad has personally made determination decisions for hundreds of LOMR applications which result in revisions to FEMA floodplain maps. Mr. Hanstad specializes in evaluating the flood risk impact of projects built in the floodplain on adjacent properties. He has made 7 floodway violation recommendations to FEMA and has provided litigation support for flooding resulting from a floodway violation. With in-depth knowledge of NFIP regulations and specialized technical...

Makarand (Mark) Hastak, PhD, PE, CCP, CRIS Hastak Consulting Services, LLC

Indianapolis, Indiana
Construction, Civil Engineering - Construction Engineering, Construction Management, Cost Overruns, Schedule Delays, Construction Safety, Modular Construction, Factory Built Construction, Infrastructure Planning, Data Center Construction, project risk management, Disaster Recovery, Disaster Mitigation, Trade Secret Misappropriation
- Prof & Head (2007-Present) Construction Engrg and Mgmt, Purdue Univ. - Prof of Civil Engrg at Purdue Univ. - 30+ years work experience in the construction industry conducting research, teaching, and consulting. - Research funded by National, State, and Industry sources - Graduated 18 PhD and 40+ MS students as the Major Prof. - Regularly teach Professional construction courses - Offered 40+ invited lectures and keynotes around the world - Professional Engineer (PE) + Certified Cost Professional (CCP) + 30-Hour OSHA + Const Risk Insurance Specialist (CRIS) - Author and co-author of over 200 publications including journal and peer-reviewed conference papers, book chapters, and several other publications - Co-authored a popular book on Infrastructure Planning, Engineering, and Economics through McGraw-Hill (2015, 2nd Ed.) - Served on the Education Board of the Association for Advancement of Cost Engineering (2004-2016) - Edited two books for AACE the 6th edition of the Sk...

John Hlinka, PE, M. ASCE

Benton, Kentucky
Structural Engineering, Civil Engineering - civil, forensic science, accident analysis, failures, foundations, structures, drainage, culverts, washouts, hydraulics, investigations, corrosion, chemical, industrial, building codes, inspections, construction, OSHA Compliance, swimming pools, structural, tornado, earthquake, railroad, highway
Over Thirty-five years engineering experience designing and investigating reinforced concrete, masonry, wood, and steel structures. Engineering experiences include design engineering, project engineering, forensic investigations, and new product development. Management experiences include design management, project management, and construction management. Communication is critical to coordination of design and construction teams; accomplished through written reports and oral presentations. Specific experiences are in chemical, refinery, pulp and paper, adhesive, nuclear power generation, nuclear feed stock, and steel industries.

William C. Stein, PE, CCM Precision Construction Engineering and Services LLC

Longville, Louisiana
Civil Engineering, Construction Defects - Construction Materials, Soils, Concrete, Roadway Construction, Bridge Construction, highway construction, Quality Control, Quality Assurance, Claims, Construction Management, Paint and Coatings
I have more than 47 years of roadway / heavy highway construction and materials engineering experience. I offer consulting and expert services for attorneys on issues regarding road, street, highway, temporary traffic control, runway and earthwork; asphalt, concrete, coatings and other construction materials; designs, plans, specifications, CPM scheduling (Primavera) and contract documents; right-of-way issues; and work zone safety. I perform contract performance, forensic investigations and provides consulting, expert reports, rebuttals, and testimony if required. I have a rich and varied work history that includes construction materials engineering for highways and bridges, industrial plants, high rise offices and power plants. I have worked for private owners, general contractors as well as the Department of Transportation.

Christine E. Carrigan, P.E., Ph.D. RoadSafe, LLC

Canton, Maine
Civil Engineering, Transportation - roadside safety, guardrail, run-off-road crashes, barrier end treatments, guardrail terminals, impact attenuators, crash cushions, bridge rail, median barrier, cable barrier, concrete barrier, tree or pole crash, rollover, bridge pier, guardrail design, highway design, highway construction
Civil Engineer (serving clients nationally) providing highway, roadside, and traffic safety expert consulting services with particular focus in these areas: Run-off-road crashes involving passenger vehicles, heavy trucks, and/or buses; crashes with highway barriers (e.g., guardrails, bridge rails, median barrier), terminals, crash cushions, and attenuators, tree/pole crashes; rollovers; highway design and construction, and highway safety. Dr. Carrigan has or is currently conducting research funded by the National Academy of Science’s National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP), the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), and a variety of other government and industry sponsors. Dr. Carrigan’s active research interests include the in-service performance of roadside features and hazards; development of models from crash data to represent the impact of design changes on crash frequency and severity; risk-analysis of highway and roadside designs; and the development of cost...

Robert C Eitel, PE Landesign, Inc.

Bowie, Maryland
Civil Engineering, Hydrology - Flooding, Engineering Standard of Care, Land Development Engineering
Board Certified Diplomate of Forensic Engineering through the National Academy of Forensic Engineers

Lamar T. Hawkins, PE, JD PEG, Inc.

Mississippi
Engineering, Premises Liability - Civil Engineering, Fall Protection, Construction, Analysis, Industrial Safety including OSHA and NFPA. See www.peginc.biz for Structural Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Geo technical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering.
PEG, Inc. offers consultation and expert testimony in many specialized areas, such as the following: Accident Reconstruction & Investigations Building Codes Concrete Failures Construction & Environmental Construction Equipment Accidents Construction Safety & Related Codes Cooling Towers & Hydraulics Electrical Engineering Excavation, Blasting & Trenching Exhibit Reconstruction & Investigations Fall Protection Highway & Transportation Problems Mechanical Engineering Metallurgy & Welding / Failure Studies OSHA Issues Paints, Coatings & Lead Abatement Premise Liability Product Failure & Liability Issues Safety Issues (Construction, Industrial & Product) Slips, Trips & Falls Software Engineering Studies Structural Steel & Building Failure Studies

Scott R Smith Mirage Studio, PLLC

Belgrade, Montana
Civil Engineering, Construction - Construction Defects, Construction Engineering, Infrastructure
Montana License - 12593 PE. Eleven years experience teaching construction and civil engineering at Montana State University. Have taught a total of 10 different courses including: construction estimating, building information modeling, planning and scheduling, engineering mechanics and materials, heavy equipment management, technical writing, and engineering ethics. Have served as expert witness on several construction and engineering related projects throughout Montana, representing both plaintiff and defendant. Cases have included private residences and public infrastructure projects. Responsibilities include reviewing all discovery documents, corresponding with attorneys, site inspections, writing reports, depositions and trial witness. Thirteen years experience as a Civil Engineering Project Manager. Managed and designed multiple private and public projects throughout Montana. My responsibilities included: Marketing and Proposal Writing; Research and Development; Design...

Jared Krupa, PE K2 Engineering

Reno, Nevada
Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering - zipline engineering, zip lines, aerial adventure challenge courses, ASTM, structure fire repair design evaluation, NAARSO, ACCT, wood structures, amusement ride inspections, pre manufactured wood trusses, ASTM F2959, IBC wind snow seismic design
Jared A. Krupa is a principal engineer at K2 Engineering and Structural Design, LLC (K2). He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Nevada, Reno, and Professional Engineering licenses in multiple US states. Jared started his structural engineering career in 1999 and has since advanced his profession into more specialized fields such as the amusement ride industry and design/analysis of buildings damaged by fire. Founded in February 2005, K2 is a medium-sized engineering firm located in Reno, Nevada, that focuses on the structural design of commercial buildings, residential homes, and amusement rides and attractions. K2 provides quality engineering services to architects, designers, owners, building contractors and developers with a focus on efficiency and constructability. K2’s staff has over 60 years of experience in the design of projects both large and small in Northern California, Northern Nevada and Lake Tahoe. K2’s expertise and ex...

Rudolph P. Frizzi, PE, GE, D.GE Langan Engineering and Environmental Services, Inc.

Parsippany, New Jersey
Geotechnical Engineering - Civil Engineering, Earthquake Engineering, Forensic Engineering, Geological Engineering, Levees, Marine Engineering, Site Analysis, Soil Engineering
Mr. Frizzi's geotechnical engineering, project management, forensic, and dispute resolution experience is extensive, with particular emphasis on foundation design and construction in urban areas and large-scale land and waterfront development projects. During his over 30 years in the industry, he has interacted on projects in nearly every continent and has performed geotechnical investigations and designs, prepared plans and technical specifications, and observed field testing and construction as geotechnical "engineer of record" on countless projects. In addition, Mr. Frizzi has provided expert geotechnical consultation and trial testimony on over 80 excavation and foundation litigation cases throughout the United States and internationally.

Amin Terouhid, Ph.D., PE, PMP, PSP Adroit Consultants, LLC

Upper Saddle River, New Jersey
Construction, Construction Defects - Civil Engineering, industrial engineering, construction forensic schedule analysis, delay analysis, construction safety, concrete inspection, standard of care, construction simulation and modeling, construction inspection, loss of productivity, critical path method (CPM), OSHA
Dr. Amin Terouhid is a Principal Consultant with Adroit Consultants, LLC. He leads a vibrant consulting practice on construction claim matters especially in the areas of delay analysis, loss of productivity, claims for changes, and construction defects. With extensive experience working on several large and mega construction projects internationally and throughout the United States, he is a recognized expert in preparing and investigating construction claims. Licenses • Examined and certified by the Texas Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors (TBPELS) as a Professional Engineer (P.E.) • Examined and certified by Project Management Institute (PMI) as a Project Management Professional (PMP) • Examined and certified by the Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering (AACE International) as a Planning and Scheduling Professional (PSP) and a Decision and Risk Management Professional (DRMP) • Examined and certified by American Concrete Institute (ACI) as a Concrete ...

Frank Ferrantello, PLS Ferrantello Group

Plainview, New York
Land Surveying, Slip Trip & Fall - Boundary Dispute, accident and site mapping, civil engineering,flood,drainage,utility,land development,standard of care,easements,mapping,zoning,land use,earth work, adverse possession,
Mr. Ferrantello has been retained by a vast number of law firms, insurance companies and municipalities.Mr. Ferrantello has also had great deal of experience with large number of diverse projects such as: Expert Surveys, Maps, Plans, Diagrams, Exhibit’s, Testimony for damages and injuries such as: trip and falls, tree damage, flood building damage, traffic accidents, public and private property damage as well as wrongful death suits. Also has an extensive experience and background in Site Planning and Subdivision Consulting, examining title records, deeds and other recorded documents such as ingress and egress, pedestrian easements, right of ways, air and development rights, vista easements, bridle paths, beach, bathing and mooring rights, covenants and restrictions, real property, zoning and other land use principles. Extensive knowledge of the local Long Island zoning codes, site planning and subdivision regulations.The profession itself is to define the property lines and measure...

James J Barlow, PE Barlow Engineering

RALEIGH, North Carolina
Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering - Wood, Steel, Concrete, Masonry, Cold formed steel, Light gage steel, blast analysis, blast design, Inspections, Investigations, Failure, Remediation, seismic and dynamic analysis
Experienced in structural engineering for nuclear facilities specializing in seismic and dynamic analysis. Served as the chief structural engineer for greenfield engineered wood product plants. Provided design engineering services as founder/president of a consulting firm for residential and commercial buildings. Developed analyses and designs for the petrochemical and nuclear industries for blast rated shelters. Designed hurricane and tornado shelters using modified steel shipping containers. Designed energy storage units using modified steel shipping containers including the back up power units for the Soshi Winter Olympic Games in Russia.

Matthew C. Neff, P.E.,P.S. M.Neff Consultants

Cleveland, Ohio
Civil Engineering, Land Surveying - civil engineering, drainage, grading, utilities, site design, subdivisions, land development
Mr. Neff has expertise in the areas of civil / site engineering, design and review of roadways, utilities, sanitary sewers, storm sewers, water mains, site planning, industrial site design, residential site design, multi-family site design, stormwater management, soil and erosion control, water quality, EPA regulations, and feasibility studies. Mr. Neff has surveying expertise in land surveying including boundary line determination; boundary, topographic and ALTA/ACSM surveys. Mr. Neff has been an expert witness including document analysis and report preparation in land development and drainage cases.

Scott A. Vura, PE Osborn Engineering

Cleveland, Ohio
Engineering, Civil Engineering - Civil Engineering, Storm Drainage, Site Development, Grading, Underground Utilities, Athletic Fields, Stadiums, Detention Basins, Construction Claims, Pavement, Roadway, Culverts
Mr. Vura has participated in over a dozen cases in the past 15 years. He is a Registered Professional Civil Engineer in AL, AZ, AR, CO, GA, FL, IL, IN, KY, MA, MD, MI, MO, NE, NJ, NM, NY, NV, NC, OH, PA, RI, SC, TX, VA, WV, WI. Employed at Osborn Engineering since 1997, and currently serving as Executive Vice President and Principal of the infrastructure Group, his responsibilities have included civil engineering management, design, plan and specification preparation, feasibility studies and construction inspection. Project experience includes utilities – waterlines, sanitary & storm sewers – site development, storm water analysis and detention/retention basin sizing and athletic fields.

Keith A. Bergman, PE Bergman Engineering, LLC

Harleysville, Pennsylvania
Premises Liability, Traffic Engineering - Accident Reconstruction, Civil Engineering, Codes and Standards, Construction, Highway and Street Design, Job-Site Safety, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Premises Liability, Slip Trip and Fall, Transportation, Traffic Engineering, Walkway Surface and Pavement Evaluation
Our mission: Bringing clarity to complexity. Bergman Engineering is a forensic engineering firm that provides objective investigative analysis and consulting services as well as expert witness testimony. Hired for our expertise, we utilize our knowledge and experience to evaluate cases and claims with regard to civil engineering concepts. This can extend to a number of different practice areas for both plaintiff and defense counsel. Our case experience ranges from small private claims to large civil claims. We have consulted in complex claims and litigation on behalf of corporations, attorneys, insurance companies, and municipal/government agencies. Certified Professional Engineer: California, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Virginia.

John E Poole Constructonomics (CNX), LLC

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Civil Engineering, Construction - Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Building Codes, Civil Engineering, Construction, Stucco, OSHA Ramp & Stairs, Scheduling Delay & Analysis, Structural Engineering, Waterproofing, Storm water
A construction and engineering expert with 20 years of construction industry experience as a civil engineer, forensic engineer, CPM scheduler, cost estimator, general contractor, subcontractor, and project management consultant. Strong expertise gained through projects that ranged from $100,000 to over $1 Billion and have included commercial, residential, government, and institutional markets. Mr. Poole has been retained as an expert witness on several litigation cases in Pennsylvania and New Jersey and is a licensed Professional Engineer in Pennsylvania, New York, and Maryland.

Michael Sheleheda, P.E. Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc.

Monroeville, Pennsylvania
Civil Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering - Stormwater, Erosion and Sediment Control, Hydrology, Landslides and Slope Stability, Foundations, Settlement, Retaining Walls, Geohazards, Pavement Evaluation and Remediation, Earthwork, Construction and Materials Testing, and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Accessibility.
Mr. Sheleheda specializes in geotechnical and civil engineering. His experience includes providing geotechnical engineering design/expertise for all aspects of land development and construction. Projects have included establishing procedures for subsurface explorations, boring layout, soil sampling, and laboratory testing programs. Michael has authored geotechnical reports regarding deep, shallow, and specialty foundation construction for projects in the real estate, natural gas, manufacturing, mining and public client sectors. Also, he has investigated and provided remedial recommendations for landslides, carbonaceous (expansive) shale, retaining walls, karst, geohazards, and mine grouting/subsidence. His responsibilities have included preparing bid packages, authoring specifications, and construction level drawings, as well as preparing expert reports for the legal and insurance industries. In addition, Michael has experience in the preparation of erosion and sediment control pla...

Harvey H Stone, PE Stone Consulting, Inc.

WARREN, Pennsylvania
Civil Engineering, Transportation - Railroad Track, Railroad Equipment, Streetcar Track, Railroad Grade Crossings, Railroad Structures, Railroad Bridges, Surface Transportation Board, Coal Rate Cases, Shortline Railroad, Tourist Railroad, Overhead Contact System, Track Related Injuries
With 50+ years of engineering experience and 20+ years of railroad experience, I have experience with railroad track design and inspection as well as most aspects of railroading regarding rail operations, streetcars, rail related injuries, railroad grade crossings and railroad structures. I have inspected numerous railroad bridges in many states as well as investigating derailments. In addition, my firm, Stone Consulting, Inc. has completed railroad line appraisals, rail equipment inspections and appraisals, and track assessments, for both shortline and tourist railroads. I am licensed as a Professional Engineer in AR; CO; FL; GA; IL; MD; ME; MI; MN; MO; MT; NC; NH; NY; OK; PA; TN; TX; UT; VA; WI; IA; MA; NE; NV; OR; RI; SC; VT; WA; WY. I have been accepted as an expert witness by the Surface Transportation Board (STB) for railroad track design, construction and maintenance of way.

James D. Wamble, PE, RLS Wamble & Associates, PLLC

Nashville, Tennessee
Engineering, Land Surveying - Civil Engineering, Land Surveying, Land Condemnation, Eminent Domain, Land Use Planning, Real Estate Development, Drainage, Site Design, Subdivision, Zoning, Highway Design, Concept Design
Over 40 years' experience as a professional engineer serving as expert witness in condemnation, land use, survey and general civil engineering lawsuits. I specialize in land use planning, civil engineering and land surveying for development projects involving the design of roads, drainage, subdivisions, apartments, condominiums, shopping centers and all types of commercial site plans.

Gerald Blackler, Ph.D, P.E., D.WRE

Texas
Hydrology, Civil Engineering - Water Resources, Hydrology, Hydraulics, Floodplain, Flood Forensics, Hydrologist, 2-D and 3-D Hydraulic Modeling, Transportation Drainage, Roadway Drainage, Rainfall, Runoff, Design Storms, Sedimentation, Sediment Transport, Stormwater, Urban Hydrology, Urban Flooding, Construction.
Water flows downhill, sometimes water is a resource, sometimes it is an enemy, sometimes it is both. If your case involves the impact of water, Dr. Blackler's expertise will help your case. Dr. Blackler is an expert in hydrology, hydraulics, the engineering of drainage systems, floodplain management, transportation hydraulics, and water resources. He routinely produces technical evidence that is hard to dispute and easy to understand. He has an innate ability to produce convincing and accurate information in a format that is easy to digest, such as video files, and images that explain the complicated physical interactions of hydraulics. Some of his past litigation work produced evidence that was not disputed by opposing experts. Dr. Blackler's professional accomplishments include multiple peer reviewed publications, board certification in water resources, professional engineering licenses in multiple states, and lead instructor roles for professional development courses. ...

Jacob L. Borgerson, Ph.D., P.E. Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.

Houston, Texas
Construction Defects, Civil Engineering - 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
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,...

L. David Givler, MSCE, PE Givler Engineering, Inc.

San Antonio, Texas
Civil Engineering, Hydrology - flood, drainage, storm, water, floodplain, dam, hydraulics, FEMA, municipal, stormwater regulation, flood plain analysis, dam construction and maintenance, road construction and repair, water resources, runoff, flow, pipe, street, utility
Registration Professional Engineer, 1990 (PA No. PE 040565 E), 1993 (TX No. 73842) Experience Experienced in hydrology and hydraulics. Performed numerous flood studies for rivers and creeks, bridge hydraulic studies, reservoir analyses, drainage designs and storm water pollution prevention plan designs. Experienced with dams. Designed new dams, performed inspections, analyzed seepage conditions, developed rehabilitation programs, developed Emergency Action Plans, developed foundation-grouting programs and constructed and operated physical models. Experienced city engineer, having served in multiple cities. Designed public street, drainage, and utility improvements. Reviewed subdivision plats, proposed utility modifications and ordinances. Experienced in site development and subdivisions. Designed roads, utilities, lot layouts, grading plans, detention ponds and drainage systems for residential and commercial subdivisions. Experienced in public presentations and teachin...

Justin Hall, MAS, PE Hall Engineering Group, Ltd

Texas
Structural Engineering, Construction Defects - Civil Engineering, mechanical engineering, engineering, construction, construction fault, forensic engineering, structural failure, structural inspection. Licensed in AR, TX, OK & MO.
Expert consultant/witness in over 50 cases with trial experience across the South including AR, MO, OK, TX, TN, LA and MS. Justin Hall, PE is a licensed professional engineer providing a broad range of services in civil/structural engineering to insurance companies and law firms, construction, energy, mining, and technology, engineering and architectural firms, governmental and educational institutions, property owners, builders and individuals. With over 18 years of experience in engineering and forensic consulting, structural design, construction project management, international codes and research, Justin Hall, PE has provided clients with structural analysis and design, condition assessment, damage investigations, failure analysis, construction consulting & management, and expert testimony. States include Arkansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas, Tennessee, Louisiana and Mississippi. SPECIALIZED PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCE - Civil/Structural Engineering & Construction Forensics — Exper...

William F. Ikerd, PE IKERD Consulting, LLC

Denton, Texas
Construction, Structural Engineering - Building Information Modeling (BIM), Level Of Development (LOD), Structural Engineering, 3D Modeling, Laser Scanning, LiDAR, scan-to-BIM, Metrology, Failure Analysis, Forensic Engineering, Architecture, MEP, mechanical, construction defects, concrete, steel, wood, timber, masonry, civil engineering.
Mr. Will Ikerd, P.E. (TX) is principal at IKERD, a firm that specializes in consulting for attorneys, owners, general contractors, trade contractors and designers of buildings, civil, infrastructure, mechanical and manufacturing projects. The firm focuses in the areas of engineering, laser scanning, Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) and Building Information Modeling (BIM). Mr. Ikerd is currently on the board of directors of the BIMForum and chairs three of their Taskforces; BIM Execution Plan (BxP), Reality Capture / Laser scanning and Level Of Development (LOD). He graduated with his bachelor’s in civil engineering and masters in structural engineering in 1998 from Washington University in St. Louis with a focus on 3D parametric modeling and is currently a University of Denver PhD candidate in BIM research.

Guy Wayne Sledge, P.E., P.L.S., EXW℠ GWS Engineering Consultants, LLC

Spring, Texas
Civil Engineering, Land Surveying - Specializing in Louisiana, Texas and surrounding states. Subdivision Design, Drainage Issues, Right-of-way Acquisition, Natural Drainage, Water Intrusion, Boundary Disputes, Pavement Issues, Earthwork, Benchmarks, Joint Design, Land Development, Fema Maps, Encroachments, Civil Site Development
G. Wayne Sledge, P.E., P.L.S., EXW℠ has extensive experience in contract administration, Drainage Impact Studies, utility design, right-of-way plans, contract document preparation, rezoning, construction supervision and inspection, and preliminary and final design for such projects as subdivisions, municipal and state projects, athletic facilities, railroads, industrial parks, commercial developments, boundary surveying, property line disputes, benchmark issues, construction stakeout and topographic survey. He has provided expert witness services for over forty-five (45) years involving: subdivision design, water intrusion, slope failure, drainage/flood, grading, retention/detention basins, contract administration, pavement failure, utility pipe breakage, benchmark issues and boundary issues for over 142 cases. Registered Professional Engineer Civil Engineering (LA) Registered Professional Engineer Environmental Engineering (LA) Registered Professional Land Surveyor (LA) Regist...

David T Williams, PhD, PE, PH, CFM, CPESC, F.ASCE, D.WRE DTW and Associates, Engineers, LLC

Texas
Civil Engineering, Hydrology - floodplain flooding, hydrology, river hydraulics, stream bank protection, stream restoration, fluvial geomorphology, levees, erosion control, stream bank failure, erosion control plans, best management practices, FEMA floodplain studies
Dr. David Williams, PE (CO, AZ, CA, LA, MO, NM, TX, HI, MS, OR, WA) has over 45 years of experience in the water resources industry and is known for his contributions to the industry. He is also a recognized expert in sedimentation engineering and in developing innovative solutions to difficult hydraulic and hydrologic design problems in rivers and estuaries. Dr. Williams previously served as a two time President of the International Erosion Control Association (IECA). He has served as chair of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Technical Committees on Sedimentation, Computational Hydraulics, River Restoration, and Risk, Uncertainty and Probabilistic Approaches. He served as a committee member of ASTM A05.12 (Wire specifications) and on ASTM D18.25 (Erosion Control Products). While chair of the Federal Interagency Technical Committee on Sedimentation, he worked with hydraulic and sedimentation experts from the Federal Highway Administration, Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. ...

Michael F Myers, PE, CFM 30 Scale, LLC

Palmyra, Virginia
Civil Engineering, Hydrology - Drainage, Hydrology, Hydraulics, Floodplain Mapping, Storm Sewer, Stormwater Management, Flooding, Storm Drainage, FEMA, Grading, Erosion and Sediment Control, Runoff
Mr. Myers has over 25 years of experience as a civil engineer in Virginia as the engineer-of-record on projects involving hydrologic/hydraulic analysis for land development projects. A Professional Engineer in Virginia since 1999 and a Certified Floodplain Manager since 2012, Mr. Myers is experienced in commercial and residential stormwater management design, floodplain management, erosion and sediment control design, and assessing drainage issues through field investigation and written report.
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