Walter K. Rothfuss, PE
Rothfuss Engineering Co.
Ellicott City, Maryland
Engineering Expert Witness, Fire Expert Witness
Fire protection engineering, mechanical engineering, safety engineering,
electrical engineering, natural gas and electric utility transmission and distribution, marine incidents, marine fire protection, accident investigations, human factors and ergonomics, fire and explosion investigations, OSHA.
Member of ASME, NFPA, SFPE, ABYC, ASM International, NAFI, ASSE, IEEE, HFES, ICC International Code Council, AGA, ACEC, NSPE. Have served on NFPA committees and am a member of the NFPA Health Care Section and the NFPA Industrial Engineering Section. Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator and Certified Fire Investigation Instructor. Have testified in Federal, State and Local courts in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Florida, Tennessee, DC, Illinois, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Delaware and Virginia, and given deposition testimony in those states plus Massachusetts, Nevada, Wisconsin, New Mexico, West Virginia, New Hampshire, Mississippi and Missouri. Have consulted nationally and internationally in employee death cases, including for a steel plant client in SLovakia. Formerly employed by Utica Mutual Insurance Co. after graduation from the Unviersity of Maryland in 1967, then ten years with the federal government. Went into private practice in 1978 and formed Rothfuss Enginee...