Structural Engineering Expert Witnesses

The SEAK Expert Witness Directory contains a comprehensive list of structural engineering expert witnesses who testify, consult and provide litigation support on structural engineering and related issues. Structural 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 structural engineering expert witnesses testify regarding may include: Structural Engineering, Construction Defects, Forensic Engineering, Construction, Civil Engineering, Concrete, Building Codes, Failure Analysis, Foundations, Masonry, Mechanical Engineering, Steel, Engineering, OSHA, and Retaining Walls.

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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

Carl H. Josephson, PE, SE Josephson-Werdowatz & Associates, Inc.

Arizona
Structural Engineering, Engineering - Wood, masonry, steel, concrete structures. Construction defect, insurance litigation, professional liability claims. Seismic/wind design, code review, standard of care analysis. Also foundations, underpinning, retaining walls, and tie-backs. Extensive graphics and animations capabilities.
Josephson-Werdowatz & Associates(JWA), founded in 1988 and with licenses in twenty-five states, has provided structural design and construction defect investigations/evaluations across the United States and abroad. Structural evaluations included wood, masonry, steel, and concrete structures, with particular emphasis on seismic and wind design. Evaluations also included code review and analysis, and standard of care analysis. JWA also has extensive experience with geotechnical structures such as special foundations, underpinning, retaining walls, tie-backs, and soil nails, among others. JWA strives for a reasoned, accurate, and practical solution to structural engineering problems and deficiencies. Principal Structural Engineers Carl H. Josephson, PE, SE and Dan R. Werdowatz PE, SE have been retained as expert witnesses in over 1,500 cases for plaintiff and defense clients, and have provided testimony in deposition or trial on over 400 occasions. Mr. Josephson has over 40 years of...

Larry Dunville Overhead Crane Consulting, LLC

California
Structural Engineering, OSHA - Overhead Cranes, Electric Overhead Traveling Cranes, EOT Cranes, Bridge Cranes, Overhead Bridge Cranes, Patented Track Cranes, Underhung cranes, Top Running Cranes, Polar Crane, Mill duty crane, Gantry Cranes, Jib Cranes, Workstation Cranes, Hoists, Wire rope hoists, electric chain hoists, Monorails
D. LARRY DUNVILLE - 44+ years in the crane industry - A graduate of the University of Notre Dame and Harvard Business School - For 35 years as the president/owner of Dearborn Crane and Engineering, a designer, manufacturer and installer of overhead cranes CURRENTLY A CRANE CONSULTANT FOR COMPANIES INCLUDING; - General Dynamics, - USAir Force, - Austal Boat-works, - AECOM Construction, - Bridgestone, - Jefferson Lab National Accelerator, - Freeport McMoRan/Morenci Mine, - Metropolitan Water District of Southern California/Parker Dam, - Carpenter Steel, - JE Dunn Construction Former member of; - AIST (American Institute of Steel Technology) Technical Committee #6 Mill Duty Cranes - AIST 13, Metal Buildings with Overhead Cranes Former Executive Director for the CCAA (Crane Certification Association of America) CURRENTLY A MEMBER OF; - ASME/ANSI B30.2 Overhead and Gantry Cranes, - ASME/ANSI B30.16 Overhead Electric Hoists SEAK EXPERT WITNESS TRAINING CERTIFICATE HOLDER FO...

Carl H. Josephson, PE, SE Josephson-Werdowatz & Associates, Inc.

San Diego, California
Structural Engineering, Engineering - Wood, masonry, steel, concrete structures. Construction defect, insurance litigation, professional liability claims. Seismic/wind design, code review, standard of care analysis. Also foundations, underpinning, retaining walls, and tie-backs. Extensive graphics and animations capabilities.
Josephson-Werdowatz & Associates(JWA), founded in 1988 and with licenses in twenty-five states, has provided structural design and construction defect investigations/evaluations across the United States and abroad. Structural evaluations included wood, masonry, steel, and concrete structures, with particular emphasis on seismic and wind design. Evaluations also included code review and analysis, and standard of care analysis. JWA also has extensive experience with geotechnical structures such as special foundations, underpinning, retaining walls, tie-backs, and soil nails, among others. JWA strives for a reasoned, accurate, and practical solution to structural engineering problems and deficiencies. Principal Structural Engineers Carl H. Josephson, PE, SE and Dan R. Werdowatz PE, SE have been retained as expert witnesses in over 1,500 cases for plaintiff and defense clients, and have provided testimony in deposition or trial on over 400 occasions. Mr. Josephson has over 40 years of...

Paris A. Tabor TEAC Structural Engineering

Walnut Creek, California
Structural Engineering, Construction - Structural Engineering, low-rise construction (5-stories or less), Construction project management
Paris (Perry) Tabor is a licensed Civil-CA/Structural Engineer-UT with over 40 years of structural engineering consulting (analysis/design) and forensic engineering experience: extensive experience with all low-rise building types [custom estates, multifamily (market-rate/rental), mixed-use, commercial (retail, MOB, office), industrial (logistics facilities, manufacturing) and DG/Utility-level solar] ranged from Japan to the Atlantic coastline with an extensive Northern & Southern California portfolio. Professional experience additionally includes seismic evaluation-rehabilitation of existing structures, field investigations and conditional assessments (PML: SEL/SUL studies), structural building failure analysis/mitigation designs and peer/constructability review as well as forensic expert services. Construction project management experience (PMP certified) developed over 35 years as TEAC, prior PMISF Board of Directors/CGO service proceeded by prior residential general contractor...

Andy Guerra, PE, SE Charles Taylor Engineering Technical Services

Golden, Colorado
Construction Defects, Structural Engineering - Timber, Steel, Concrete, Masonry, Cold-Formed Metal Framing, Forensic Structural Engineering, Construction Defect, Structural, Civil, Building Envelope, Construction Documents, Construction Administration, Forensic Analysis, Structural Repair, Foundation, Framing, Standard of Care.
Mr. Guerra is a forensic civil and structural engineer with over 20 years of experience. As the Director of Construction Defect and Litigation, he provides support to claims professionals and legal counsel in matters related to construction losses. His primary area of expertise includes performing forensic evaluations for matters in litigation as well as overseeing and providing technical assistance and training to other engineers and forensic experts of various disciplines evaluating construction defect related claims. Mr. Guerra has worked on numerous construction defect assignments performing forensic civil, structural, and building envelope investigations to determine the cause of damage to properties, to evaluate design and/or construction deficiencies and prepare written expert opinion reports for use in litigation.

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...

Brian K Bramel, SE, PE, Ph.D. Bramel Engineering

District Of Columbia
Structural Engineering, Construction Defects - Construction, construction site safety, concrete, open web joist, light gage steel, underpinning, mechanical engineering, product defects, failure analysis, finite elements, design build
Dr. Bramel has over 30 years of broad Engineering experience in all aspects of the construction process: from design through construction and service. Dr. Bramel has effectively served as an Expert Witness and a litigation advisor on hundreds of cases in the past 10 years. He has advised in Construction Defect, Building and Material Failures, Product Liability, Personal Injury, Construction Work Site Injuries, Multi-Employer Worksite Matters, as well as building code compliance and insurance claims throughout the mid-Atlantic region. His expertise in Civil, Mechanical, and Structural Engineering allows a broad perspective of potential matters beyond the traditional Engineering solutions. Dr. Bramel is a practicing Licensed Professional Engineer in Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York, and Delaware, a practicing Licensed Structural Engineer in Washington, D.C., and a Model PE NCEES record holder. He is a current member of the New York City Building Code R...

Richard S. Barrow, PE, SI Barrow Engineering, LLC

Estero, Florida
Structural Engineering, Building Inspection - Structural failures, structural engineering, Structural design, design errors, structural inspections, building collapse, building codes, structural repairs, forensic engineering, special inspector, special inspection, threshold inspection
Mr. Barrow has been practicing structural engineering for the past 33 years. He founded Barrow Engineering, LLC in 2021 which focuses on forensic engineering and claim investigations. Mr. Barrow has performed numerous forensic investigations involving structural failures, design deficiencies, faulty construction, construction pay applications, failure to disclose defects, grading issues, cladding failures, roof damage, site plans, pool leaks, water intrusion, fire, wind, subsidence, and vehicular impact. Design of shoring, and other remedial actions have been provided as part of forensic projects where there are conditions that may become unsafe or need repair. Mr. Barrow is experienced in insurance claim work, litigation, and testimony involving legal issues. He has testified under oath in court and in depositions and has presented at mediation and arbitration hearings. Prior to Barrow Engineering, LLC, Mr. Barrow was the president and founder of Liebl & Barrow Engineering, Inc...

Nick M Bradford, PhD PE SE SI TSG Engineering, Inc.

Tampa, Florida
Structural Engineering, Construction Engineering - Structural Failure / Collapse, Structural design, Structural Analysis, Structural Inspections, Building Code Analysis, Construction Defects, Forensic Engineering, Hurricane Engineering, Failure Analysis, Wind Engineering, Flood Engineering
Dr. Bradford has been a practicing structural engineer for the past 27 years. Dr. Bradford is the president and founder of TSG Engineering, located in Tampa, Florida. TSG Engineering provides structural engineering for new construction projects as well as forensic investigations. Since our inception as The Structures Group, Inc. in 1999, we have worked on over 9,000 projects. In the area of new construction, we provide structural engineering for projects in the areas of custom residential, production builder residential, multi-family residential, retail/commercial construction, churches, industrial facilities and warehouses. We provide specialty structural engineering services such as controlled demolition and accessory structures (stairs, handrails, light poles). Our engineering projects include coastal construction projects involving high wind loading, wave loading, flooding, and scour analysis. In the area of forensic engineering, we provide structural engineering failure ...

Mark S Densmore, P.E., S.I., DFE MSD Engineering, LLC

Lakewood Ranch, Florida
Construction Defects, Structural Engineering - Wind Defects Roofing, Hail Defects Roofing, Moisture Intrusion/Damage, Structural Damage, Structural Collapse/Failure, Construction Defects, Milestone Inspections, Structural Forensic Consultant/Engineer, Tornado Damage, Hurricane Damage, Flood Damage
28 Years Engineering Experience. Board-Certified Diplomate in Forensic Engineering (DFE). I am a professional structural forensic consultant/engineer and testifying expert witness, licensed in 15 states, plus DC. My experience involves inspecting property damage/defects, documenting and evaluating damage due to the effects of "mother nature" (hail, wind, and water), and providing a litigation-ready report. You can count on me to scientifically examine and evaluate your construction defect and/or failure, and deliver a timely report. MSD Engineering gives you the personal service with integrity that you can depend on (Independent & Unbiased). I would like to put my 25+ years of engineering experience to use to serve as your expert witness. I have authored over 1800+ civil/structural forensic engineering reports and 500+ sinkhole and structural damage reports. I have inspected over 1000+ residential structures and 100+ commercial structures. I am a member of the National Academy of Fo...

Scott Harvey-Lewis, PE, LEED AP Building Mavens

Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
Structural Engineering, Construction Defects - Building Inspection, construction, civil engineering, milestone inspections, structural integrity inspections, Building Enclosures, Exterior Walls and Cladding Systems, Waterproofing Systems, Roofing Systems, Water Intrusion Investigations
Mr. Harvey-Lewis has more than 17 years of experience providing structural engineering design, construction administration, and forensic services to public and private-sector clients on various projects. As a forensic engineer, Scott investigates structural failures, building construction defects, and code compliance on behalf of attorneys, owners, developers, and insurance companies. Scott’s design portfolio includes significant phases of project development, from conceptual design and plan preparation through construction and final inspection. His expertise includes building envelope systems, cast-in-place concrete, steel, masonry, and timber design for commercial and residential structures, telecommunication and educational facilities, marinas, industrial plants, warehouses, storage and containment, and land development.

Michael C Head, PE HEAD of Engineering, LLC

Florida
Construction Defects, Structural Engineering - Building Construction, Building Envelope, Building Forensics, Concrete, Construction, Construction Accident, Foundations Building, High-rise Building Construction Analysis, Hurricane Damage, Parking Decks, Personal Injury Building, Structural Steel, Construction Contract Administration
Mr. Head has more than 40 years of structural engineering analysis, design and project/construction management experience throughout Saudi Arabia and the United States ranging from the design of new facilities, strengthening, renovation, retrofitting and repair of existing structures in the GMP, Design/Bid and Design/Bid/Build delivery method and conducting forensic investigations as an Expert Witness. He has been primarily engaged in the design and construction of building structures. During that time he has seen the good and the bad, what works and what doesn't and has seen the design and the construction processes change dramatically. Mr. Head is available to assist attorneys, insurance companies, contractors, architects, engineers, owners, developers and real estate professionals in determining the reasons that the structural systems failed or under-performed, how to efficiently return the facility to fulfill its intended function and the assessment of existing facilities for ...

Miroslav Mladenovic, P.E. M2E Consulting Engineers

Miami, Florida
Engineering - Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Structural Engineering, and Forensic Engineering
M2E Consulting Engineers is a full service Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, and Structural Engineering Firm located in South Miami, Florida and services the tri-county area. The Firm specializes in design and forensic engineering services, thus our clients benefit from the combination of those two skill sets. Our constant exposure to construction and development problems in our forensics practice allows us to sharpen our design skills on a daily basis, and our design experience completes our problem solving tools in our forensics tasks. The overall benefit comes in the form of a quality, efficient, and effective design. M2E has a track record of successfully completed real estate projects. The Firm also provides real estate owners, developers, contractors, condominium associations, and management companies throughout the country with plan review, construction observations, due diligence inspections and reporting services. The Firm provides design engineering services to the con...

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

Davisboro, 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.

Michael C Head, PE HEAD of Engineering, LLC

Atlanta, Georgia
Construction Defects, Structural Engineering - Building Construction, Building Envelope, Building Forensics, Concrete, Construction, Construction Accident, Foundations Building, High-rise Building Construction Analysis, Hurricane Damage, Parking Decks, Personal Injury Building, Structural Steel, Construction Contract Administration
Mr. Head has more than 40 years of structural engineering analysis, design and project/construction management experience throughout Saudi Arabia and the United States ranging from the design of new facilities, strengthening, renovation, retrofitting and repair of existing structures in the GMP, Design/Bid and Design/Bid/Build delivery method and conducting forensic investigations as an Expert Witness. He has been primarily engaged in the design and construction of building structures. During that time he has seen the good and the bad, what works and what doesn't and has seen the design and the construction processes change dramatically. Mr. Head is available to assist attorneys, insurance companies, contractors, architects, engineers, owners, developers and real estate professionals in determining the reasons that the structural systems failed or under-performed, how to efficiently return the facility to fulfill its intended function and the assessment of existing facilities for ...

Timothy J Dickson, PE, SE Dickson-Schaefer, Ltd.

Indianapolis, Indiana
Engineering, Failure Analysis - Structural Engineering, Construction defects, water infiltration, storm damage, fire damage, explosion damage, structural collapse, failure of temporary shoring, construction site accidents, roofing failure, windows, handrail failures, masonry, concrete, steel, failure analysis, façade failure
I strive to perform impartial forensic investigations in an efficient manner to help my Clients assess their issue. I prepare concise written reports that provide a solid understanding of the technical aspects of the issue so my Client can make informed decisions. My expert witness experience includes cases dealing with issues such as defective construction, water infiltration, storm/fire/explosion damage assessment, structural collapse, failure of temporary shoring, construction site accidents, roofing failure, improper design and manfacture of windows and handrail failures.

John M. Kennedy, PE Kennedy Consulting Group, LLC

Indianapolis, Indiana
Structural Engineering, Building Inspection - Parking Structures, Concrete Cracking, Concrete Deterioration, Leak Analysis, Waterproofing, Corrosion Damage, Precast Concrete, Post-Tensioned Concrete, Post-Tensioning Failure, Expansion Joint, Deck Coating, Construction Defects
Mr. Kennedy's practice is focused on condition assessments, damage assessments, repair design, forensic investigations and expert witness consulting related to concrete parking structures, building facades, and other exterior-exposed facilities. Other related areas of expertise include structural strengthening design utilizing CFRP & GFRP, waterproofing design and leak investigations and corrosion control methods such as corrosion inhibitive treatments and cathodic protection. Mr. Kennedy has over 20 years of structural engineering consulting experience and over 15 years of construction management experience, with the majority of that focused on repair and renovation of structures.

Jeremiah R Cole, PE Cole Engineering Solutions

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

John Hlinka, PE, M. ASCE

Benton, Kentucky
Structural Engineering, Civil Engineering - civil, forensic science, accident analysis, failures, foundations, structures, drainage, culverts, washouts, hydrology, investigations, corrosion, chemical, industrial, building codes, inspections, construction, OSHA Compliance, swimming pools, structural, tornado, earthquake, railroad, highway
Mr. Hlinka has worked over 39 years in the Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management market with experience in numerous industries: Chemical, Oil Refinery, Pulp & Paper, Adhesives, Nuclear Power Generation, Nuclear Feed Stock, and Steel. His work has overlapped with residential and commercial industries. Throughout his career he has engineered and managed a myriad of projects in these industries and has provided leadership to the various companies in the capacities of: Site Manager, Design Manager, Project Manager, Construction Supervisor, and currently as President. Design engineering, analysis, and inspection experience includes structural steel, reinforced concrete, masonry, wood, and stormwater drainage.

Brian K Bramel, SE, PE, Ph.D. Bramel Engineering

Tracys Landing, Maryland
Structural Engineering, Construction Defects - Construction, construction site safety, concrete, open web joist, light gage steel, underpinning, mechanical engineering, product defects, failure analysis, finite elements, design build
Dr. Bramel has over 30 years of broad Engineering experience in all aspects of the construction process: from design through construction and service. Dr. Bramel has effectively served as an Expert Witness and a litigation advisor on hundreds of cases in the past 10 years. He has advised in Construction Defect, Building and Material Failures, Product Liability, Personal Injury, Construction Work Site Injuries, Multi-Employer Worksite Matters, as well as building code compliance and insurance claims throughout the mid-Atlantic region. His expertise in Civil, Mechanical, and Structural Engineering allows a broad perspective of potential matters beyond the traditional Engineering solutions. Dr. Bramel is a practicing Licensed Professional Engineer in Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York, and Delaware, a practicing Licensed Structural Engineer in Washington, D.C., and a Model PE NCEES record holder. He is a current member of the New York City Building Code R...

Larry Dunville Overhead Crane Consulting, LLC

Sawyer, Michigan
Structural Engineering, OSHA - Overhead Cranes, Electric Overhead Traveling Cranes, EOT Cranes, Bridge Cranes, Overhead Bridge Cranes, Patented Track Cranes, Underhung cranes, Top Running Cranes, Polar Crane, Mill duty crane, Gantry Cranes, Jib Cranes, Workstation Cranes, Hoists, Wire rope hoists, electric chain hoists, Monorails
D. LARRY DUNVILLE - 44+ years in the crane industry - A graduate of the University of Notre Dame and Harvard Business School - For 35 years as the president/owner of Dearborn Crane and Engineering, a designer, manufacturer and installer of overhead cranes CURRENTLY A CRANE CONSULTANT FOR COMPANIES INCLUDING; - General Dynamics, - USAir Force, - Austal Boat-works, - AECOM Construction, - Bridgestone, - Jefferson Lab National Accelerator, - Freeport McMoRan/Morenci Mine, - Metropolitan Water District of Southern California/Parker Dam, - Carpenter Steel, - JE Dunn Construction Former member of; - AIST (American Institute of Steel Technology) Technical Committee #6 Mill Duty Cranes - AIST 13, Metal Buildings with Overhead Cranes Former Executive Director for the CCAA (Crane Certification Association of America) CURRENTLY A MEMBER OF; - ASME/ANSI B30.2 Overhead and Gantry Cranes, - ASME/ANSI B30.16 Overhead Electric Hoists SEAK EXPERT WITNESS TRAINING CERTIFICATE HOLDER FO...

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

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...

Zohaib A Alvi, PE za/engineering

Lindenhurst, New York
Structural Engineering, Building Inspection - Forensic Engineering, Structural Failure, Construction Issues, Special Inspections, Building Evaluation, Building Defects, Trips and Falls, Building Preservation, Building Repair, Retaining Walls, Foundations, Building Codes
Zohaib A. Alvi, PE is a Civil, Structural, and Forensic Engineering Consultant, and Principal of za/engineering. He is a graduate of State University of New York, Farmingdale State College, and holds a dual Bachelors of Science degree in Architectural Technology and Construction Management, along with an Engineering Leadership Certificate from Cornell University. He is a Licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.) and maintain licensure in New York and multiple other states. He has extensive experience in the evaluation, repair, and rehabilitation of existing structures and historic buildings, verifying construction compliance with applicable building codes and contract specifications, evaluating impact of construction errors, change orders, and damages during construction. He is also highly experienced in forensic investigations evaluations, to determine the cause and origin of structural deficiencies, damage following accidents, weather-related damage, and other concerns, and has opine...

Brian K Bramel, SE, PE, Ph.D. Bramel Engineering

New York
Structural Engineering, Construction Defects - Construction, construction site safety, concrete, open web joist, light gage steel, underpinning, mechanical engineering, product defects, failure analysis, finite elements, design build
Dr. Bramel has over 30 years of broad Engineering experience in all aspects of the construction process: from design through construction and service. Dr. Bramel has effectively served as an Expert Witness and a litigation advisor on hundreds of cases in the past 10 years. He has advised in Construction Defect, Building and Material Failures, Product Liability, Personal Injury, Construction Work Site Injuries, Multi-Employer Worksite Matters, as well as building code compliance and insurance claims throughout the mid-Atlantic region. His expertise in Civil, Mechanical, and Structural Engineering allows a broad perspective of potential matters beyond the traditional Engineering solutions. Dr. Bramel is a practicing Licensed Professional Engineer in Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York, and Delaware, a practicing Licensed Structural Engineer in Washington, D.C., and a Model PE NCEES record holder. He is a current member of the New York City Building Code R...

Benjamin M. Cornelius LERA Consulting Structural Engineers

New York, New York
Structural Engineering, Civil Engineering - Design Defects, Construction Defects, Collapse, Damage, Deterioration, Failure, Deflection, Settlement, Cracking, Spalling, Corrosion, Concrete, Structural Steel, Masonry, Wood, Lot Line Construction, Underpinning, Drawings, Specifications, High-Rise Structure, Long-span Structure
Benjamin Cornelius is a structural engineer with over 25 years of experience in the design and rehabilitation of structures, including tall buildings and other complex structures. His design projects include the Broad Museum in Los Angeles, the renovation and expansion of the National Baseball Hall of Fame, and the supertall TransNational Place in Boston. Mr. Cornelius leads LERA’s Investigations and Expert Witness Practice and is an experienced expert witness. He has conducted forensic investigations in North America, Europe, and Asia in disputes totaling over $2 billion. He has provided consultations in disputes involving tall buildings, residential structures, embassy complexes, medical facilities, historic buildings, sports and entertainment structures, transportation facilities, and modular construction. He has led investigations into the collapse of steel and concrete structures. He has testified in mediation, arbitration, and court proceedings and is licensed as a profe...

DAVID R SIMPSON, P.E., MBA CF Forensics

Kernersville, North Carolina
Structural Engineering, Construction Defects - COLLAPSE ANALYSIS, STORM DAMAGE, RETAINING WALLS, BUILDINGS, FOUNDATIONS, HISTORICAL RENOVATION, STRUCTURAL ASSESSMENT
Professional Memberships: Board Certified Diplomate in Forensic Engineering by National Academy of Forensic Engineers (NAFE) American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) American Concrete Institute (ACI) American Institute of Steel Construction, Inc. (AISC) National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) Professional Experience: Responsible for project management and design at Allegheny Design Services and Forensic Investigations at CF Forensics. Experience includes over 40 years in structural design and project management for industrial, commercial, institutional, and nuclear/chemical facilities utilizing steel, concrete, masonry, and wood. Past accomplishments include design and construction administration of health care facilities, hotels, schools, shopping centers, aircraft hangars, numerous retail facilities, and numerous forensic engineering assignments.

John M. Kennedy, PE Kennedy Consulting Group, LLC

Ohio
Structural Engineering, Building Inspection - Parking Structures, Concrete Cracking, Concrete Deterioration, Leak Analysis, Waterproofing, Corrosion Damage, Precast Concrete, Post-Tensioned Concrete, Post-Tensioning Failure, Expansion Joint, Deck Coating, Construction Defects
Mr. Kennedy's practice is focused on condition assessments, damage assessments, repair design, forensic investigations and expert witness consulting related to concrete parking structures, building facades, and other exterior-exposed facilities. Other related areas of expertise include structural strengthening design utilizing CFRP & GFRP, waterproofing design and leak investigations and corrosion control methods such as corrosion inhibitive treatments and cathodic protection. Mr. Kennedy has over 20 years of structural engineering consulting experience and over 15 years of construction management experience, with the majority of that focused on repair and renovation of structures.

John E Poole, P.E. 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.

Julian M. Toneatto, PhD, PE, PP Adler Engineers, zinc.

Lafayette Hill , Pennsylvania
Structural Engineering, Environmental Engineering - Civil Engineering, Expert Witness, Geotechnical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Oil & Gas Industry, Traffic Engineering, Construction Management, OSHA, Health & Safety, Planning, Design, Stormwater Management, Wetlands, Bridge Construction, Materials Testing, Geosciences,
President of Engineering Firm, US Army Corps of Engineers; Disabled Vietnam Veteran, Retired Army, Expert Witness, Operated a rock quarry and Soils Testing Laboratory, Fully insured. Registered Professional Engineer (PE) in 7 States including PA IL TX DE NJ FL and MD.

Jay H Daily JHD Product Liability Consulting

ROWLETT, Texas
Products Liability, Manufacturing - Testing, Failure Analysis, Ergonomics, Product Design, Manufacturing, Mechanical Engineering, Premises Liability, Structural Engineering, Warnings and Labels, Slip, Trip & Fall, Metallurgy, Machinery/Equipment
I have 34 years of engineering design experience in multiple industries. I have developed designs for aerospace, consumer products, industrial machinery and products for use in retail environments. Strong manufacturing background and familiarity with all types of manufacturing equipment and processes. These include CNC cutting equipment, roll forming, stamping and progressive dies, Mig, Tig, and high frequency welding, robotics and automated manufacturing processes, assembly, finishing and packaging systems. I have the ability and resources to do physical testing of products, materials, including destructive and non-destructive testing. Strong analytical skills to assess product design and performance empirically and theoretically relative to specific industry standards. I am well versed in safety warnings and labels, and the responsibilities these requirements place on manufacturers of products and equipment.

William F. Ikerd, II, PhD, PE, CM-BIM IKERD Consulting, LLC

Dallas, 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, PhD, 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.

Amy Patrick, PE Apollo BBC, Inc.

Houston, Texas
Structural Engineering, Civil Engineering - Engineering Design, Forensic Engineering, Consulting Engineering, Structural Analysis, Infrastructure, Concrete, Steel Structures, Engineering, Construction
Ms. Patrick is a Technical Consultant at Apollo BBC and a licensed professional engineer with over 10 years of experience with licensure. Ms. Patrick has a background in structural and civil engineering, including civil site development, structural design, structural forensics, highway and associated structure analysis and evaluation, retaining wall evaluation, flood mitigation and floodproofing, building envelope consulting, and finite element analysis of structural systems. Amy is a licensed professional engineer in Texas and California and has been an adjunct professor at the University of Houston-Downtown's Structural Analysis and Design program since 2013.

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

South Jordan, Utah
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 20 states - namely Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Carolina, 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 600 forensic investigations involving roof failures, wall failures, foundation issues, corrosion, or other forms of damage resulting from rain, hail, wind, snow, tornado, hurricane, earthquake, lightning, fire, volcano, tropical storm, vehicle impact, construction defect, or other natural or man-made events. He has testified at depositions and trials regarding concrete roof tile wind damage, post-tensioned slab adequacy to resist punching shear, project cost estimates, wall structural adequacy to resist wind forces, hori...

Michael Troy Richardson, MA, BS in Engineering Momentum Engineering, LLC

Washington, Utah
Mechanical Engineering, Structural Engineering - Ziplines & Trampoline Courts: Physics, engineering, industry standards, safety & rescue procedures, state and local regulations, and testing. Over 70 expert engagements and zipline building projects in over 30 U.S. states; Several more in Puerto Rico, Mexico, and Canada; 100% in the last four years.
EXPERIENCE Mr. Richardson is the President of Momentum Engineering, LLC; he's designed and built aerial adventure rides, and devices since 1988. He is working on a Master's degree at Utah TECH University. Bachelor of Science in Engineering and 30+ semester hours of Physics. Building ziplines for 20+ years, where he has designed, evaluated, and patented multiple safety elements and devices. In 2000, Park City Mountain Resort Zipline designed, testing, prototypes, and Patents for passive braking trolleys, a series of springs as the emergency arrest device, and built the towers for a 4000+ foot long zipline. In 2009 he built and designed his commercial zipline in Spanish Fork, Utah. He has three U.S. Patents for zip line safety trolleys and springs with at least one pending. He is on two advisory and voting committees with the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM). ASTM F24' Adventure Rides' & ASTM F15' Consumer Products,' and an F2959 Task-group member of F24.61 Aerial Adv...

Mohamed E. Hassan, PhD, PE Hassan Consulting Group, LLC

Haymarket, Virginia
Construction, Construction Defects - Engineering Design, Building Codes, construction management, structural engineering, infrastructure engineering, reinforced concrete, steel structures, bridges, Structure engineer, foundations, piers, abutments, and soil analysis.
- 45 years construction design and management of commercial and residential projects. - 15 years Construction Expert Witness - 10 years of teaching experience in George Mason University, DeVry University and NVCC - 15 years of mediation and conflict resolution Mohamed Hassan, PhD, PE has 45 years of diversified experience in the construction industry for commercial and residential projects. He is the principal of Hassan Consulting Group, LLC specializing in designing and building a variety of projects. He was an adjunct professor at George Mason University, DeVry University, and Northern Virginia Community College. LICENSES: He is a licensed professional engineer in the states of Virginia and Texas. He is also licensed contractor in the state of Virginia and District of Colombia (Washington DC). He is certified by the Supreme Court of Virginia as a Mediator. He is admitted in Virginia and Washington DC Court Systems. CONSTRUCTION EXPERT: Experienced in construction dispute...

Brandon W. Erickson, PE, SE Erickson Structural Consulting Engineers, PC

Vancouver, Washington
Structural Engineering, Construction Defects - Structural engineering, Structural forensics, Construction defects evaluation/repair, Structural design errors assessment, Structural code review, Seismic evaluation/upgrades, Building collapse/failures, Structural repair design, Structural condition assessments, Fire & deterioration assessments
Mr. Erickson’s practice focuses upon: Forensic investigations of building structures; assessment of structural construction defects and design errors; assessment and remediation design of distressed building structures; structural analyses of existing buildings; evaluation of insurance claims involving structural loss; design of structural renovations and modifications to existing buildings; seismic evaluation and rehabilitation of existing structures; expert witness services related to these topics including assistance with the preparation or defense of legal claims associated with the structural design or construction of buildings. Mr. Erickson also maintains an office in Kihei, Hawaii, from which he provides services throughout the state of Hawaii. Mr. Erickson is currently licensed to practice structural engineering in Washington, Oregon, Hawaii, Alaska, California, Idaho, Utah, Nevada, Montana and Arizona. Mr. Erickson has testified as an expert witness at trial (bench and j...
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