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  • 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
    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).
  • Josephson-Werdowatz & Associates, Inc.
    Carl H. Josephson SE

    6370 Lusk Boulevard, Suite F200
    San Diego, CA 92121-2753

    Phone: (858) 558-2181 Ext 112
    Alternate: (800) 558-2181
    Fax: (858) 558-2188
    Email: cjosephson@jwa-se.com
    www.jwa-se.com

    Specialties
    Expert witness testimony; structural design and construction defect investigations/evaluations. Wood, masonry, steel and concrete structures. Seismic and wind design, code review and analysis. ADR, computer graphics and animations. Add'l offices in Sacramento, Las Vegas & Scottsdale.
    Degrees/Licenses
    Registered Professional Engineer: BSCE, SE (CA, NV, WA, AZ, ID), CE (CA, NV, WA, UT, ID, CO), PE (NM, IN).
  • David Benaroya Helfant PhD
    Principal
    Seisco Engineering and Environmental Design Associates, Inc.

    1187 Ocean Avenue
    Emeryville, CA 94608-

    Phone: (510) 547-8540
    Alternate: (510) 719-8282
    Fax: (510) 527-7785
    Email: davidbhelfantphd@consultant.com
    www.seisco-inc.com

    Specialties
    Construction defect; Code compliance; Accidents, construction safety; Storm drainage, environmental investigations and mold testing; Concrete construction, curing, waterproofing; Foundations, repairs; Earthquake reinforcing; Litigation support, forensic investigations; ADR; Cost estimating; Casualty loss.
    Degrees/Licenses
    BS, PhD, Post Doctorate: Architecture & Engineering, CA "A"-Gen.Engr., CA "B"-Gen.Bldg., CA "C-21"-Demolition, Hazardous Remediation Lic.
    Formal Education
    BS, Cornell University, 1969; PhD, University of Chicago, 1977; Post Doc., Architecture and Engineering Environmental Design, University of California, Berkeley, 1981-82; Post Doc., Architecture/Environmental Design.
    Reg/Lic
    Full Member-American Society of Civil Engineers; AIA, Assoc. Member, Professional Member, International Code Council, California General Engineering (A); California General Building (B); Hazardous Materials Removal and Remediation (HMRRC), Demolition and Structure Moving (C-21).
    Previous/Current Position
    Design Principal, Seisco Engineering & Environmental Design Associates, General Mgr., Senior Project Engineer, Bay Area Structural, Inc., General Engineering Corporation. Research Specialist, Environmental Design Research; Professor, Community Development Studies; Professor, Public Administration. General Engineering and Environmental Designer and Construction Manager. Technical Expert - California State Contractors License Board. Certified Arbitrator, Cont. State License Board. Certified Arbitrator, Cont. State License Board.
    Honors/Awards
    US-Army Corps of Engineers-"Outstanding-Project"-1997; US-Air Force: "Outstanding Proj. Mgmt."-1999.
    Prof. Affil.
    Full Member, American Society of Civil Engineers; Professional Member, International Code Council. American Institute of Architects, Assoc.Mbr.
    Publications
    4 publications; Two books - Earthquake Safe: A Hazard Reduction Manual for Homes; Drainage Methods for Dry Buildings and Stable Sites (forthcoming).
    Prior Expert
    250 cases as an expert witness; 750 special investigations; 10,000 structural and engineering inspections and assessment reports.

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