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  • David Benaroya Helfant PhD
    Principal
    Seisco Engineering and Environmental Design Associates, Inc.

    1187 Ocean Avenue
    Emeryville, CA 94608

    Phone: (510) 547-8540
    Alternate: 5107198282
    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., ICC #266760
    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 Licence (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; Associate member American Institute of Architects; Charter member Structural Engineering Institute, ASCE.
    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.
  • Chris Tennant
    Professor Emeritus
    California State University, Fresno

    42555 Red Top Mountain Court
    Coarsegold, CA 93720-

    Phone: 5592988500
    Alternate: 5599034396
    Email: christe@mail.fresnostate.edu

    Specialties
    Professor Emeritus of Industrial Hygiene at CSU Fresno; Principal of an Industrial Hygiene Consulting company. Experienced expert witness, specializing in Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) issues of: Mold, Lead, Asbestos, VOC's and other potentially hazardous substances.
    Degrees/Licenses
    PhD; CIH.
    Formal Education
    B.S. Enviromental Science; PhD Enviromental/ Occupational Health
    Reg/Lic
    Certified Industrial Hygienist; (Comprehensive Practice)
    Previous/Current Position
    30 years of experience providing expert witness testimony in Superior Court, Federal Court, workers compensation and Appeals Board in CA, NV, UT and OR. List of cases and references available upon request.
    Prof. Affil.
    American Board of Industrial Hygiene; American Industrial Hygiene Association; American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists.

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