Geotechnical Engineering Expert Witnesses

The SEAK Expert Witness Directory contains a comprehensive list of geotechnical engineering expert witnesses who testify, consult and provide litigation support on geotechnical engineering and related issues. Geotechnical 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 geotechnical engineering expert witnesses testify regarding may include: Geotechnical Engineering, Hydrology, Civil Engineering, Construction, Construction Defects, Earthwork, Foundations, Geotechnical, Materials Testing, Numerical Modeling, Pavement, Retaining Walls, Settlement, Structural Engineering, and Accident Reconstruction.

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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

Amr Helal, Ph.D., P.E., PMP, M.ASCE Bryant Consultants Operating LLC

Englewood, Colorado
Geotechnical Engineering, Civil Engineering - Forensic, geotechnical, geophysical, numerical modeling, construction defect investigation, expert witness testimony, soil-structural interaction
Dr. Helal is the Manager of Forensic Engineering for Bryant Consultants Colorado office. He has more than twelve years of experience in civil and geotechnical engineering between academic and industrial exposure. Dr. Helal expertise includes geotechnical engineering, design and forensics, Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and Numerical Modeling, construction defect investigation, failure investigation and expert testimony.

Hesham Ali, PhD, PE, CPM Sustainable Road Engineering

Sunrise, Florida
Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering - asphalt, pavement, construction inspection, materials testing, emulsion, road construction, maintenance of traffic, concrete, earthwork, traffic control plans, materials testing, materials laboratory, road failure, geotechnical engineering, deficiencies, construction safety, pavement engineering
Academic • 64 Publications • 3 Patents • $ 3+ Million in research funding • Principal Investigator in 10 federally-, state- and privately funded research projects • 3 year member in Faculty Senate • 4 years ASCE Student Chapter Faculty Advisor • Inventor of 3D Paving • Promoted to Professor rank in 2021. • Editorial Manager International Journal of Pavement Research and Technology • Host of 2 annual Infrastructure Sustainability seminars • 10 years full time position with Florida International University Technical • PhD in Civil Engineering • Professional Engineering license in the states of Florida and Maryland • Licensed Contractor (Broward County) • 30 years of progressive experience as an engineer, consultant and contractor in a variety of design and construction projects in Florida, New York, New Jersey, Georgia, Maryland, Texas and Qatar. • Prequalified by FDOT for Construction and Engineering Inspection, Geotechnical Engineering, Materials Testing and Design. • FDOT approv...

Edward J. Garbin, Jr., PhD, PE, DGE Garbin GeoStructural Group, LLC

Saint Johns, Florida
Geotechnical Engineering, Geology - construction, construction engineering, engineer, foundations, sinkholes, piles, shoring, earthquake, ground, slope, slide, aggregate piers, stone columns, rigid inclusions, vibrations, subsidence, ground improvement, karst, liquefaction, differential, settlement, expansive, clay
Dr. Ed Garbin: Your Trusted Expert in Construction and Engineering With a background as a contractor in New Jersey before becoming an engineer, Dr. Ed Garbin brings a comprehensive understanding of the construction process to the table. Licensed as a Professional Engineer in Florida since 2003, he now holds PE licenses in an impressive 39 states across the US. Specializing in the commercial and heavy-civil construction industry, Dr. Garbin is your go-to expert for all things construction-related. He is an ASCE-AGP Board Certified Expert in Geotechnical Engineering, with extensive experience and knowledge in his field. As a former Adjunct Professor of Civil Engineering, Dr. Garbin excels in communication, making complex construction and engineering topics easily understandable for all parties involved. His expertise was recently upheld in a notable legal case, where he successfully defeated a Daubert motion in Pennsylvania in 2021. At 54 years old, Dr. Garbin boasts over 30 years...

Jeremiah R Cole, PE Cole Engineering Solutions

Cold Spring, Kentucky
Structural Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering - investigative engineering, forensic engineering

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

David H Williams E911-LBS Consulting

Saint Louis, Missouri
Telecommunications, Geotechnical Engineering - GPS, Cellular Forensics, Criminal Forensics, Mobile Location, Location-Based Services, LBS, Patents, Intellectual Property, Accident Reconstruction, Internet of Things, Data Privacy, Facial Recognition, Phone location; Cell phones, Telematics, Socia Media, IoT, Driverless
David H. Williams is an internationally-known expert in the wireless/mobile location field and President of E911-LBS Consulting. He specializes in mobile/wireless location forensics litigation services and Intellectual Property/patents involving location technologies such as Global Positioning Satellite (GPS) systems, Network-based location systems, IoT, Wireless 911 (E911), and Real-Time Location Systems (RTLS), plus many others. Mr. Williams has successfully provided expert witness services in well over 150 patent, criminal, civil, anti-trust, trade secrets, product liability, fraud, class-action, and ITC cases. His credentials in mobile location goes back to the early 1980s. He has testified successfully in (U.S.) federal district court and other venues 10 times and been deposed over 30 times. Mr. Williams is expert in the full range of location-based services (LBS) applications enabled by these location technologies, including safety, security, and intruder detection/monitor...

Dr. Mark J. Vanarelli, PhD, PE, PG, BCEE, DWRE, F.ASCE

Carlsbad, New Mexico
Mining, Geology - Hydrogeology, Hydrology, Geological Engineering, Mining Engineering, Tunnel Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Groundwater, Geology, Water Resources Engineering, Remediation Design, Hazardous Waste Management, Site Investigations.
I am a multi-disciplinary engineer and a licensed Professional Engineer in mining, civil and geological engineering. I have over 35 years of experience in engineering and geology. Currently, I am a Senior Subject Matter Expert for the US Department of Energy at the Carlsbad Field Office's (CBFO) Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) in Carlsbad, New Mexico. I provide senior technical advice and recommendations to the CBFO Manager, Assistant Manager and Director, Facility Engineering Division, on matters pertaining to mining engineering, ground control, mine safety, groundwater engineering, underground mine construction and drift, back and ribs maintenance, mine shaft and hoist construction and maintenance, surface mining facilities, and systems construction and maintenance, and input and coordinates with other CBFO staff. I graduated with degrees in mining and geological engineering from the Colorado School of Mines which is ranked #1 in the world in mining and mineral engineering ...

Edward J. Garbin, Jr., PhD, PE, DGE Garbin GeoStructural Group, LLC

Pennsylvania
Geotechnical Engineering, Geology - construction, construction engineering, engineer, foundations, sinkholes, piles, shoring, earthquake, ground, slope, slide, aggregate piers, stone columns, rigid inclusions, vibrations, subsidence, ground improvement, karst, liquefaction, differential, settlement, expansive, clay
Dr. Ed Garbin: Your Trusted Expert in Construction and Engineering With a background as a contractor in New Jersey before becoming an engineer, Dr. Ed Garbin brings a comprehensive understanding of the construction process to the table. Licensed as a Professional Engineer in Florida since 2003, he now holds PE licenses in an impressive 39 states across the US. Specializing in the commercial and heavy-civil construction industry, Dr. Garbin is your go-to expert for all things construction-related. He is an ASCE-AGP Board Certified Expert in Geotechnical Engineering, with extensive experience and knowledge in his field. As a former Adjunct Professor of Civil Engineering, Dr. Garbin excels in communication, making complex construction and engineering topics easily understandable for all parties involved. His expertise was recently upheld in a notable legal case, where he successfully defeated a Daubert motion in Pennsylvania in 2021. At 54 years old, Dr. Garbin boasts over 30 years...

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...

Yasser M. Abdelhamid, PhD Bryant Consultants

Carrollton, Texas
Geotechnical Engineering, Construction Defects - Civil Engineering, Expansive Soil, Foundation Analysis and Design, Settlement, Heave, Pavement, Retaining Walls, Slope Stability, Numerical Modeling, Seepage, Drainage, Erosion, Hydrology, Seismic, Earthquake Engineering, Laboratory Testing, Structural Engineering, Construction Defects
Dr. Abdelhamid has been designated as an expert witness for many litigated cases. Dr. Abdelhamid is heavily involved in performing forensic geotechnical and geophysical investigations for several problematic foundations, pavements, retaining walls and slopes. He devises protocols for geotechnical and geophysical testing, in-situ long-term monitoring, lab testing and analysis. He is also heavily involved in preparing and reviewing proposals and expert reports for geotechnical exploration and litigated and non-litigated forensic projects. Dr. Abdelhamid is responsible for meeting clients during the proposal phase, the investigation phase and after releasing the final report to ensure client satisfaction. Dr. Abdelhamid has performed work at wide variety of forensic projects. He evaluated numerous residential buildings from single family house to a whole subdivision. Dr. Abdelhamid also evaluated many commercial, school, hospital, garage buildings. He performed stability analysis for v...

John Bryant, P.G., P.E., CPG, D.GE, M.ASCE, F.PTI Bryant Consultants Operating LLC

Carrollton, Texas
Geotechnical Engineering, Hydrology - forensic, geotechnical, geo-structural, and geophysical modeling and testing, expert witness testimony, arbitrations, court cases, soil-structure interaction, geophysics, and hydrological modeling.
Dr. John Bryant is the principal in charge of all engineering operations including forensic, geotechnical, geo-structural, and geophysical modeling and testing. Dr. Bryant coordinates the operations of the company with other affiliated technical experts when required. He has provided expert witness testimony in over 300 arbitrations and court cases over the past 25 years. Dr. Bryant’s expertise includes soil-structure interaction, geophysics, and hydrological modeling. Noteworthy projects include Millennium Tower, State Highway 130, and Allen Eagle Stadium.

Edward J. Garbin, Jr., PhD, PE, DGE Garbin GeoStructural Group, LLC

Texas
Geotechnical Engineering, Geology - construction, construction engineering, engineer, foundations, sinkholes, piles, shoring, earthquake, ground, slope, slide, aggregate piers, stone columns, rigid inclusions, vibrations, subsidence, ground improvement, karst, liquefaction, differential, settlement, expansive, clay
Dr. Ed Garbin: Your Trusted Expert in Construction and Engineering With a background as a contractor in New Jersey before becoming an engineer, Dr. Ed Garbin brings a comprehensive understanding of the construction process to the table. Licensed as a Professional Engineer in Florida since 2003, he now holds PE licenses in an impressive 39 states across the US. Specializing in the commercial and heavy-civil construction industry, Dr. Garbin is your go-to expert for all things construction-related. He is an ASCE-AGP Board Certified Expert in Geotechnical Engineering, with extensive experience and knowledge in his field. As a former Adjunct Professor of Civil Engineering, Dr. Garbin excels in communication, making complex construction and engineering topics easily understandable for all parties involved. His expertise was recently upheld in a notable legal case, where he successfully defeated a Daubert motion in Pennsylvania in 2021. At 54 years old, Dr. Garbin boasts over 30 years...
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