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  • Featured Lister
    Dr. Fari Barzegar, P.E.
    Founding Principal Engineer
    Habitat Engineering & Forensics, INC.

    446 - 17th Street, Suite 300
    Oakland, CA 94612-2808

    Phone: (510) 891-0300
    Alternate: (510) 717-3600
    Fax: (510) 891-0333
    Email: Fari@HabitatEngineering.com
    www.DrBarzegar.com

    Specialties
    Structural/civil engineering design/investigations; Buildings/components, bridges/silos/public works; Earthquake/vibrations/fire/water damage; Construction defects/accidents; Code compliance; Errors/omissions; Failure analysis; Remediation/retrofit; Slip/trip & fall.
    Degrees/Licenses
    Ph.D.; M.S.; B.S. (Civil/Structural Engr., High Honors); Prof. Engr. (CA, TX); General Building Contractor (CA); Certified Prof. Engr. (Australia).
  • Featured Lister
    Kenneth Nemire PhD
    President, Principal Consultant
    HFE Consulting LLC

    P.O. Box 111874
    Campbell, CA 95011-

    Phone: (408) 234-6903
    Fax: (408) 521-1931
    Email: knemire@HFEconsulting.com
    www.HFEconsulting.com/Forensics

    Specialties
    Human Factors / Ergonomics; Driver and pedestrian perception & behavior; Perception-response time; Slip, Trip, Misstep, Fall; Lighting, Visibility, Conspicuity; Product design & liability; Human-machine interaction; Control/display layout; Warnings.
    Degrees/Licenses
    Ph.D.; CPE; CXLT.
  • Featured Lister
    W. Charles Perry & Associates
    W. Charles Perry PE
    Principal Engineer

    231 W. 41st Avenue
    San Mateo, CA 94403-

    Phone: (650) 638-9546
    Email: charles@wcharlesperry.com
    www.wcharlesperry.com

    Specialties
    Failure analysis and accident reconstruction of industrial accidents, automobile accidents, personal injuries, building fires, industrial fires, carbon monoxide poisoning, and industrial explosions. Design evaluations of products and buildings at the system and component level. Safety evaluation of construction sites and industrial facilities. Products evaluated include chairs, ladders, rolling-scaffolds and barricades, medical tables, water heaters, space heaters, furnaces, file cabinets windows. Vehicles evaluated include cars, forklifts, bicycle, pedestrian, golf cart and cranes. Fires & explosions include houses & commercial kitchen fires, methamphetamine lab explosion, ammonium perchorate factory explosion, synthetic crude oil refinery fire, natural gas explosions, urban-wildland fire and print-shop fire. Construction defects & failures evaluated include structural collapse, mold infestations, EIFS failures, slab failures, pipe leaks and breaks, retaining wall failures, sub-sea level sewer tunneling failure, foundation failures, neighborhood flooding, roof and window leakage. Earthquake damage evaluation of residential, light commercial and high-rise buildings.
    Degrees/Licenses
    MS, BS, PE, (Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Structural Engineering, Materials Engineering, Fire Science & Engineering and Construction Management).
  • Featured Lister
    Martin M Balaban PhD, PE
    Senior Consulting Engineer
    AR TECH Forensic Experts, Inc.

    18075 Ventura Blvd., Suite 209
    Encino, CA 91316-

    Phone: (818) 389-2062
    Alternate: (818) 344-2700
    Fax: (818) 344-3777
    Email: Martin.Balaban@yahoo.com
    www.jurispro.com/MartinBalaban

    Specialties
    Engineering, mechanics, biomechanics, safety, human factors. Applications: Pedestrian slip/trip, stairs, ramps, sidewalks, lighting, glass, building codes. Premises liability, vehicle collisions, component failures. Industrial, construction, products liability. Reduced travel charges for Bay Area cases. Call for free initial consultation.
    Degrees/Licenses
    BS Civil Engineering, Cooper Union; MS Mechanics, Illinois Institute of Technology; PhD Mechanical Engineering, UC Berkeley; Licensed Safety Engineer, State of California (SF3352).
  • Featured Lister
    Albert J. Ferrari, P.E., C.S.P.
    Licensed Mechanical Engineer
    Certified Safety Professional

    1000 Elbert Street
    Oakland, CA 94602-1320

    Phone: (510) 530-4777
    Alternate: (510) 967-4486
    Fax: (510) 531-3675
    Email: albertferrari.pe@gmail.com
    http://www.albertjferrari.com

    Specialties
    45 years of trades, engineering, safety and forensic practice. VEHICLES: cars, trucks, buses, motorcycles, bicycles, forklifts, manlifts, tractors, excavators, bobcats, boats; and pedestrian impacts, etc. PEDESTRIAN FALLS: member ASTM Committee F13: biomechanics of falls, walkway safety, coefficient of friction, human factors, lighting and conspicuity. Safety: management, operations, design, guarding, warnings, training and supervision, human factors, codes, standards and regulations. ENGINEERING: products, machinery, vehicles and industrial: tanks, pumping, piping, plumbing, conveyors, ladders, stairs, railings, catwalks, etc. FAILURES: brakes, steering, drive train, railings, tools, machinery, etc. TRADES: mechanic, machinist, welder, building trades, construction, maintenance, etc. SERVICES: testing, lowlight metering and photography, mockups, logistics, etc.
    Degrees/Licenses
    BSME, University of Santa Clara, 1969. Professional Mechanical Engineer License, (CA) #18025, Certified Safety Professional #10258. Commercial Driver License: B and M1. Private Pilot
  • WEXCO North
    Zachary M. Moore PE

    2295 San Pablo Avenue
    Berkeley, CA 94702-

    Phone: (510) 278-8805
    Alternate: (415) 281-3877
    Fax: (310) 306-7480
    Email: moore@WEXCO.net
    www.WEXCO.net

    Specialties
    WEXCO North is the Northern California branch of WEXCO Int’l Corp., a forensic engineering firm. Expert testimony in the following areas: Premises Liability (Slip Resistance, Building Code Violations, Safety Code, Human Factors, Stairways, Ramps, Guardrails, Walkways, Parking Lots, Gates, Lighting); Vehicular Accidents (Visibility & Lighting, Roadway Maintenance, Perception & Reaction Time Breaking Distance, Impact Force Calculations, Roadway Design, Signs & Warnings, Construction Area Traffic Controls); Accident Reconstruction (Force Calculations, Line of Sight, Center of Gravity, Time & Motion, Animation Simulation); Safety Engineering (Falls from Height, Ladders, Scaffolds, Manlifts, Consumer Products, Materials-Failure Analysis, Machine Guarding); Construction Defect & Construction Disputes. WEXCO consists of multiple Experts, each with diverse background, training and experience, and supported by a team of Engineers.
    Degrees/Licenses
    Reg. ME PE (CA), BSME, CXLT; Reg. CE PE (CA), CSP, CCE, CPMP, CVS, CMC, CBO, GC
  • William F. Acton PE
    Principal Engineer
    Bay Area Innovations, Inc.

    1064 Parkinson Court
    San Jose, CA 95126-

    Phone: (508) 439-1159
    Email: bill@bayareainnovationsinc.com
    www.bayareainnovationsinc.com
    https://www.linkedin.com/pub/bill-acton/7/32a/905

    Specialties
    Engineering expert for cases involving industrial equipment, machinery, power tools, and hand tools with over 25 years of engineering experience. I excel at communicating complex technical topics to lay audiences.
    Degrees/Licenses
    BS, Mechanical Engineering; PE Licence, CA; PE Licence, ME.

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