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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
    The Diehl Group Architects, Inc.
    John P. (Jack) Diehl AIA
    President

    489 Saxony Place, Suite 101
    Encinitas, CA 92024-

    Phone: (760) 487-1301
    Alternate: (858) 449-4112
    Fax: (760) 487-1303
    Email: jdiehl@diehlgroup.com
    www.diehlgroup.com

    Specialties
    Forty Five years of professional practice as an Architect licensed in twelve (13) states, General Contractor, AlA, NCARB, CSI, ICC, RCI. Expertise as a Forensic Consultant in support of Major Complex Construction Defect Litigation, providing Expert Witness Testimony for over 800 cases, Plaintiff or Defense. Forensic services: Field Investigations, Failure Analysis, Building Codes, Repair Solutions, Reports and Opinions for Industry Standards of Care and Professional Standards of Practice. Other consultant service offerings include Construction Administration, Quality Assurance observations and Quality Assurance review. Additional expertise provided in ADA Consultation and Professional Liability / Peer Review for Architects.
    Degrees/Licenses
    Califfornia; Nevada; Arizona; Oregon; CA General Contractor.
  • Dirk H. Duffner PE
    Engineering Mechanical / President
    Duffner Engineering

    50 W. Summit Drive
    Emerald Hills, CA 94062-

    Phone: (650) 701-1055
    Fax: (650) 701-1056
    Email: dduffner@duffnerengineering.com
    www.duffnerengineering.com

    Specialties
    Failure analysis of mechanical systems, mechanical and materials engineering, fatigue and fracture (metals, ceramics, plastics, composite materials) finite element analysis, strain gage and accelerometer testing. Fires, explosions, construction defect investigation.
    Degrees/Licenses
    BSME; MSME; Prof. Mech. Engr. CA, NV.
  • Berkeley Engineering And Research, Inc.
    Glen R. Stevick PhD
    Prinicpal Engineer and Mechanical Engineer

    808 Gilman Street
    Berkeley, CA 94710-2217

    Phone: (510) 549-3300 Ext 1
    Alternate: (510) 549-3300 Ext 5
    Fax: (510) 962-8230
    Email: glen@BEARInc.com
    www.BEARInc.com

    Specialties
    (Expert Witness; Design/Failure Analysis & Forensic Investigations; Materials and Mechanical testing; Stress/Fracture Analysis; Fire Combustion; Safety Assessment; Laboratory Testing; Accident Reconstruction, Auto/Truck/Motorcycle; Piping; Pressure Vessels; Pumps; Conveyors; Cranes; Forensic Economics) Berkeley Engineering and Research (BEAR) is a full service forensic engineering firm with extensive experience investigating a wide range of incidents and failures that are central to litigation and insurance claims. Dr. Stevick, CEO has over 25 years of experience in failure analysis and design of structures, consumer products, industrial and medical equipment. Including: mechanical - electrical systems; implants; turbines and reciprocating engines; automotive and aircraft components; pressure vessels and pipelines; offshore platforms and drilling equipment; pressure vessels/piping/containers; blowout and breakaway devices; heat exchangers and combustion analysis. BEAR engineers are skilled in many disciplines including testing and mathematical analysis of hydraulic systems, explosion causation and prevention, ignition systems, accident reconstructions and crashworthiness, finite element analysis, structural dynamics, electronic control systems, material behavior, heat transfer and structure/fluid interaction. Our integrated services and investigative approach allow us to objectively determine the proximate cause of a loss, and address the unique needs of each client.
    Degrees/Licenses
    Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering; Ph.D. Materials Science; Ph.D. Electrical and Chemical Engineering; Ph.D. Economics; Professional Engineer. (CA, UT, NV, TX, LA).
  • Anamet, Inc.
    Kenneth R. Pytlewski PE
    Director of Engineering and Laboratories

    26102 Eden Landing Road
    Hayward, CA 94545-3811

    Phone: (800) 377-7768
    Alternate: (510) 887-8811
    Fax: (510) 887-8427
    Email: info@anametinc.com
    www.anametinc.com

    Specialties
    Materials Engineering, Failure Analysis and Forensic Engineering Investigations. Metallurgical/Corrosion engineers experienced in the evaluation of mechanical systems, and metal, plastic and ceramic components. Specializing in failure mode determination, corrosion analysis and materials performance. Expert witness testimony and technical reporting are provided in these areas, as well. Full service, in-house laboratories provide all aspects of applied materials and mechanical testing, microscopic evaluation and organic/inorganic chemical analysis.
    Degrees/Licenses
    PhD, MS, BS, PE; Professional Engineer, Metallurgical (Registration #13211) and Corrosion (Registration #CR1056).
  • 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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