Forensic Science Expert Witness Listings

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Irving U. Ojalvo, ScD, PE Technology Associates, LLC

Stamford, Connecticut
Accident Reconstruction Expert Witness, Products Liability Expert Witness - Accident Reconstruction, Biomechanics, Human Factors, Engineering, Failure Analysis, Warnings & Labels, Slip, Trip, Falls, Safety, Automotive, Forensic Science
We maintain a full staff of mechanical, biomechanical, electrical, and civil engineers, allowing us to handle a large variety of cases for attorneys working for both Plaintiffs and Defendants. Most of our engineers have advanced degrees and are licensed professional engineers. To-date, we have helped over 2,000 attorneys and insurance agents settle or try their cases. Our staff has published hundreds of papers, and remains active in publications in the areas of accident reconstruction and safety. We also have engineering staff members serving on national ANSI standards committees, and several of our engineers are active in safety and accident prevention research.

John Hlinka, PE, M. ASCE

Benton, Kentucky
Structural Engineering Expert Witness, Civil Engineering Expert Witness - forensic science, accident analysis, failures, foundations, structures, drainage, culverts, washouts, hydraulics, investigations, corrosion, chemical, industrial, building codes, inspections, construction, OSHA Compliance, swimming pools
Over Thirty 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.

Richard K Ladroga, PE DeSimone Consulting Engineers

New York, New York
Electrical Engineering Expert Witness, Forensic Science Expert Witness - Electrical Accident Investigation & Reconstruction, Electrical Appraisal & Valuation, Electrical Arbitration/Mediation, Electrical Equipment & Machinery, Electrical Failure Analysis, Electrical Fire/Explosion/Electrocution, Insurance Investigations, Electrical Laboratories & Testing, Expert Witness
Richard K. Ladroga, P.E. is a licensed Professional Electrical Engineer in multiple states with degrees in Electrical Engineering (concentration in Power Systems) and Electronics Engineering. Mr. Ladroga has performed Forensic Investigations for the past 25 years, and has testified at the State and Federal level. He is a nationally known expert and has appeared in numerous publications, including magazines, journals, and professional society issues. Richard is a Board Certified Diplomat of the National Academy of Forensic engineers; Senior Member of the IEEE Power Engineering Society; Transformer Committee, Standards Committee, American Institute of Steel Construction; Past Chair C57.104 Working Group; Past Chair C57.139 Working Group; Past Chair Insulating Fluids Sub-Committee; Past Chair Education Committee; Past Chair Seminar Committee. He has performed numerous investigations of electrical failures, including explosions, fires, and human contact events for many of the large...

Gerard A. Macri, PhD Gerard Macri & Associates

New Windsor, New York
Chemistry & Chemicals Expert Witness, Forensic Science Expert Witness - forensic chemical investigations, chemical accidents and explosions, chemical risk assessment, forensic science, chemical exposure risks, unknown chemical compound identification, chemical incompatibilities, hazardous chemical fires and reactions, products liability, environmental regulations
Dr. Macri brings 40+ years’ experience and a comprehensive understanding of the physical and/or chemical properties and behavior of various substances to assist in the support and vindication of the client’s claim. Previous cases have involved a variety of areas, including: Laboratory sampling & analytical testing measurements, quality control affecting purity of chemical consumer products, industrial inorganics, sources of chemical contamination, chemical reactions and products, inorganic compounds, metals and precious metals, chemical exposure risks, hazardous waste management, wastewater treatment, analysis and risk assessment of airborne chemicals and vapors. Chemical identification of substances causing slip &fall, identification of malodorous chemicals resulting from mixtures of incompatible chemicals: Sporicidin and bleach, oxidizers and flammables or combustibles, and others, application of NYC Fire & Building codes to Loft Law exemptions. Over 23 chemical foren...

Steven Pietropaolo, MS, P.E., CFEI, CFII, FACFEI, CFC, CFPE LGI Forensic Engineering, PC

North White Plains, New York
Engineering Expert Witness, Forensic Science Expert Witness - Forensic Engineering, Explosions, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Product Liability, Fires, Fire Protection, Appliances, Construction, Building Defects, Failure Analysis, Laboratories & Testing, Building Defects, Plumbing
Steven Pietropaolo has a Bachelor Degree of Engineering in Electrical Engineering and a Master of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Manhattan College. Mr. Pietropaolo is a Licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.) in the State of New York, amongst many others. He is a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator, a Certified Fire Investigator Instructor, a Certified Forensic Consultant and Certified Forensic Professional Engineer. He is a Fellow of the American College of Forensic Examiners Institute. He is Board Certified in Forensic Engineering by the National Academy of Forensic Engineers. He has 29 years of hands on engineering experience including electrical, mechanical, materials, safety, human factors, fire protection, and construction. He has knowledge of codes and standards used in construction and industry including building codes and safety codes. He is an expert in investigating and opining on New York State Labor Law cases (§200, §240(1) and §241(6)) involvi...

Mark T Boodée, MFS, D-ABC KRSA - Forensics

RALEIGH, North Carolina
DNA Expert Witness, Forensic Science Expert Witness - Forensic DNA Analysis, Crime Scene Analysis, Forensic Serology, Genetics, Paternity, Criminalistics, Population Genetics and Statistics, Crime Laboratory Operations
Mark Boodée, MSF, D-ABC, provides expert services in the areas of Forensic DNA Analysis, Crime Scene Investigation, Criminalistics, and Paternity inquiries. He specializes in all areas of DNA analysis where scientific data related to these topics require expert interpretation. Mr. Boodée was initially trained in 1989 at Cellmark Diagnostics - the first company in the U.S. to perform forensic DNA analysis techniques. He has witnessed the evolution of forensic DNA analysis from its inception using VNTRs and RFLPs to the most recent procedures using STRs, Mitachondrial and SNP analysis. Mr. Boodée possesses over 28 years of in the fields of Forensic DNA Analysis and Crime Scene Investigation including his position as Special Agent with the North Carolina State Crime Laboratory (formerly NC State Bureau of Investigation). His work has been featured on the nationally syndicated television show "Forensic Files" and his involvement in casework has also been described in several books...

Robert A Durham, PhD, PE THEWAY Labs

Tulsa, Oklahoma
Failure Analysis Expert Witness, Engineering Expert Witness - Fire, Engineering Mechanical, Engineering Electrical, Building Inspection, Construction, Electricity, Electronics, Laboratories & Testing, Investigation, Products Liability, Plumbing, Forensic Science

Dennis C Dirkmaat, Ph.D., D-ABFA HD Forensics

Erie, Pennsylvania
Forensic Science Expert Witness, Criminalist Expert Witness - Forensic Anthropology, Crime Scene Reconstruction, Mass Disasters, Victim Identification, Cremations, Accident Reconstruction, DNA, Criminalistics, Exhumations, Explosives, Fatal Fire Scenes, Fingerprints,
Dennis C. Dirkmaat, Ph.D., D-ABFA (50), is a board-certified forensic anthropologist who has conducted over 600 forensic cases for over 70 coroners/medical examiners and police in PA, OH, NY, as well as MO, NV, WV, including recoveries of surface-scattered human remains, buried body features, fatal fire scenes, and mass disaster recoveries, as well as disaster morgue victim identifications and skeletal trauma analyses. He has testified in court 24 times as an expert witness. He has participated as a forensic anthropologist with DMORT in plane crash incidents: USAir Flight 427 (1994), KoreanAir Flight 801 (1997), and EgyptAir Flight 990 (1999), and Hurricane Katrina (2005). In 2001, he served as the primary scientific advisor to Somerset County (PA) Coroner Miller during the recovery and identification of United Flight 93 and directed the recovery of Colgan Air Flight 3407 outside of Buffalo, NY (2009). Dr. Dirkmaat served as the chair of the Search and Recovery Committee of the SWG-...

Curtis L Baggett Hand Writing Expert, LLC

Richardson, Texas
Document Examination Expert Witness, Family Loss Expert Witness - Forensic Science, Handwriting Expert, Expert Signature, Questioned Document Exam, Forged Signatures, Authenticate Signature, Handwriting Analysis, Check Forgery, Document Examiner, Handwriting Specialist, Expert Signature Verification, Forensic Handwriting, Handwriting Expert Witness, Forgery,

Joanna L Collins, MFS, F-AAFS LINUS Investigations and Consulting

San Antonio, Texas
Forensic Science Expert Witness, Investigation Expert Witness - Medicolegal death investigations, sexual assault , child sexual & physical abuse, crime scene investigation, evidence integrity, child forensic interviewing, investigative case review, law enforcement & criminal justice, crime scene reconstruction, int'l training & course development, expert witness
Former supervisory special agent with expertise in forensic sciences, forensics program management, criminal investigations, crime scene management & processing, expert testimony, training course development/instruction, medicolegal death investigations, sexual assault investigations, child physical & sexual abuse investigations, & child forensic interviewing. Adjunct professor; George Washington University, Dept of Forensic Sciences: graduate-level medicolegal death investigations, and child physical / sexual abuse investigations. Fellow & section officer with the American Academy of Forensic Science. TS/SCI w/ polygraph.

Ioannis A. Kakadiaris Vision & Graphics Computing, Inc.

Bellaire, Texas
Computers Expert Witness, Information Technology Expert Witness - Biometrics, Artificial Intelligence, Face Recognition, Identity, Computer Vision, Image & Signal Processing/Analysis, Video, Intellectual Property, Forensic Science, Deep Learning, Data Science, Technology Transfer, Biomedical, Surveillance
• Kakadiaris’ research team has been a leader in the field of face recognition for more than a decade with contributions in the areas of 3D face (and ear) recognition, 3D-aided 2D Face Recognition, 2D-2D Face Recognition, and profile-based face recognition. Of note is that the team’s 3D-3D face recognition software ranked first in the 3D-shape section of the 2007 Face Recognition Vendor Test (FRVT) organized by NIST, while their 3D-2D method outperforms the state of the art 2D face recognition methods. • Kakadiaris most recently served has as the Director of the Borders, Trade, and Immigration (BTI) Institute, a Department of Homeland Security Center of Excellence led by the University of Houston (UH). As director of the BTI Institute, Ioannis oversaw multiple projects, undertaken by eighteen partners across eight states and the District of Columbia. The portfolio focused on homeland security enterprise research, education, and workforce development by studying complex, multi-disc...

Jahan Rasty, PhD, PE, MBA Real-World Forensic Engineering, LLC

Lubbock, Texas
Engineering Expert Witness, Metallurgy Expert Witness - Failure Analysis, Accident Reconstruction, Slip, Trip & Fall, Products Liability, Human Factors, Intellectual Property, Forensic Science, Fire, Equipment & Machinery, Electricity, Biomechanics, Premises Liability
Jahan Rasty, PhD, PE, MBA is a tenured full professor of Mechanical Engineering at Texas Tech University (since 1988) where he also serves as the Director of newly established post-graduate Forensic Engineering Certificate Program, as well as the director of Materials Performance Characterization and Failure Analysis Laboratory. Dr. Rasty is also the founding president of Real-World Forensic Engineering, LLC, which is a boutique-style engineering consulting firm. He is an experienced engineering expert and has successfully testified in more than 250 cases and has conducted over 1,000 engineering investigations in the areas of consumer products and industrial machinery failures involving design, manufacturing and marketing defect issues. Professor Rasty is a licensed professional engineer in the state of Texas, and holds various forensic certifications in the fields of fire and explosion investigation (CFEI, CFII), as well as vehicle Crash Data Retrieval (CDR). He received his BS,...

Doug Rush, MSc., CIH, CSP, CHMM, SMS, OHST, REPA Scopus Consultants, Inc.

Cypress, Texas
Industrial Hygiene Expert Witness, Safety Expert Witness - Forensic Science, Indoor Air Quality, OSHA, Risk Management, Toxicology, Accident Reconstruction, Disaster Recovery, Asbestos, Environmental, Construction, Hazmat, Exposure Assessment, Chemical Assessment, Site Safety Plan, Demolition, EPA, TSCA, Training, Management Systems, Mold, Legionella
Summary: I am a hands-on result driven Health, Safety, and Environmental (HSE) leader with unified technical, business, communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills. I possess greater than 25 years of leadership in senior management roles. I have founded 3 full service-consulting firms with a staff of up to 40 full-time professionals. My experience is focused in consulting & engineering entities, Fortune 500 Companies positioned locally and internationally, and Superintendent (CMS) Industrial Hygienist in the USAF. My legal experience includes participation as an expert forensic investigator for legal proceedings including written and oral depositions. My leadership experience includes the management of a team of experts providing expert testimony in workplace incidents including accidents & exposures to industrial chemicals, e.g. asbestos, benzene, welding fumes, lead, mold, etc. I am a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), Safety Professional (CSP), Hazardous Material...

Jacoby A. Scher, PE TGE Resources, Inc.

Houston, Texas
Environmental Expert Witness, Forensic Science Expert Witness - Pollution, RCRA, Phase I, II, III, Contamination, Cercla, Environmental Due Diligence, Waste Water, Pollution Prevention, Spills, Hazardous Waste, Remediation, Pipeline Leak
Jacoby (Coby) Scher has practiced in the environmental field for over 40 years, most of it as a registered professional engineer in the State of Texas. Mr. Scher has degrees in chemistry from Rice University and environmental engineering from the University of Houston. He has been an elected Diplomate of the American Academy of Environmental Engineers since 1988 in the Hazardous Waste specialty and a Diplomate of the National Academy of Forensic Engineers since 2005. He is an expert in forensic environmental engineering, especially issues pertaining to fate and interaction of chemicals in environmental media. Mr. Scher is currently a Senior Engineer with TGE Resources, in Houston, Texas.

Johnie P. Spruiell, P.E. Integrity Forensics and Engineering, LLC

Sanger, Texas
Mechanical Engineering Expert Witness, Forensic Science Expert Witness - Chemistry & Chemicals, Electrical Engineering, Energy, Equipment & Machinery, Failure Analysis, Fire, Laboratories & Testing, Oil and Gas, Products Liability, Product, Plumbing, Leak, Warnings & Labels, Guarding, CSST, Gas Explosions, Natural Gas, Propane, LPG, Forensic Engineering, Expert Witness
LICENSURE: -Texas Professional Engineer License #57023 -Colorado Professional Engineer License #24555 -Alabama Professional Engineer License #35693 -Mississippi Professional Engineer License #17888 EDUCATION: -BSME, University of Texas at Arlington, 1978 AFFILIATIONS: -MEMBER, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) -MEMBER, NCEES - National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying -MEMBER, National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) -MEMBER, Texas Society of Professional Engineers (TSPE) -Pi Tau Sigma -Tau Beta Pi PRIMARY AREAS OF EXPERTISE: -Fire and Explosion Analysis Fuel Gas Fires and Explosions Residential, Commercial, Industrial Gas-Fired Equipment and Household Appliances Engineering Assistance for Fire Investigators -General Products and Equipment - Mechanical and Electrical Determination of Cause of Failure and Accidents Evaluation of Safety, Guarding, Warnings Compliance with Standards Analysis/Evaluation - ...

Paul E Howard, DVM, MS Vermont Veterinary Surgical Center

Colchester, Vermont
Veterinarian Expert Witness, Forensic Science Expert Witness - Veterinary Small Animal Surgery, Dog, Cat, Veterinary Forensic Sciences
Board Certified by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons, Graduate in Veterinary Forensic Sciences, Masters Degree
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