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  • Featured Lister
    Kenneth H. Brown PhD
    Chemical Expert Witness
    KHB CONSULTING SERVICES

    1889 Maple Avenue
    Suite N-3
    Evanston, IL 60201-

    Phone: (847) 475-2755
    Alternate: (847) 922-1040
    Fax: (847) 475-3545
    Email: drbrown@khbconsulting.com
    www.khbconsulting.com

    Specialties
    Hazardous Materials, Industrial Chemicals, Household Chemical Products, Labels & Warnings, Product Liability, Premises Liability, Aerosols & Spray Products, Chemical Exposure, Chemical Accidents, Paint & Coatings, Failure Analysis, Patent Infringement, Trade Secrets.
    Degrees/Licenses
    Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, Loyola University of Chicago, 1970; M.S. Organic Chemistry, University of Minnesota, 1967; B.S. Chemistry, University of Illinois, 1965;
    Previous/Current Position
    Current: Chemical Expert Witness 1999-2018. V.P. Research & Development at Roman Adhesives, 1997-1999. Executive Director, Paint Research Associates, Eastern Michigan University, 1994-1997. Technical Director, Rust-Oleum Corp., 1987-1994. Senior Scientist, Continental Can Company, 1970-1974"
    Prof. Affil.
    American Chemical Society; National Paint & Coatings Association; National Aerosol Association;
    Publications
    See my CV for list of publications and patents at khbconsulting.com
    Prior Expert
    19 years experience as expert witness and consultant for matters involving injuries due to hazardous chemicals; for paint and coatings failures; for intellectual property matters; for chemical exposure cases; for chemical accidents.
  • Featured Lister
    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
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/fariBarzegar

    Specialties
    Structural/civil engineering design/investigations; Buildings/components, bridges/silos/tunnels/public- works; Earthquake/Wind/vibrations/fire/water/demolition damage; Construction defects/accidents; Code compliance; Errors/omissions; Failure analysis;Concrete/Shotcrete/Repair; 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); Chartered Prof. Engr. (Australia).
  • 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; 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; Professional Engineer. (CA, UT, NV, TX, LA).
  • Karl Kardel
    Principal
    Karl Kardel Consultancy

    479 Mountain Avenue
    Piedmont, CA 94611-

    Phone: (510) 654-0854
    Alternate: (510) 813-0854
    Fax: (510) 547-1756
    Email: karl@kardelconsultancy.com
    www.kardelconsultancy.com

    Specialties
    Water invasion; Windows/Wood window issues/Curtain walls; Architectural finishes; Historic conservation. Green Technology. Plaintiff/defendant analysis for managed case cost controls; Emphasis on verifiable testing, specification evaluation. Broad (50 years) field experience, problem building evaluation. Familiar with methodologies/techniques/materials/products in actual performance.
    Degrees/Licenses
    B-1, C-33, C-37, C-61; CA271178.
    Formal Education
    BA, University of California, Berkeley, honors; Hellar Scholar UC Berk., Goethe Institute, Germany.
    Honors/Awards
    Berkeley Civic Arts Award, Oakland Bi-Centennial; Marharishi Community Service Award, Best Conservation California Woodland Opera House. 2010 Preservation Award from BAHA (Berkeley Architectural Heritage Association).
    Prof. Affil.
    CSI, AAMA, BAHA, California Mission Studies, Steel Structures Painting Council, ICRI, ICBO, NRCA, NAWC, ASTM, BETEC, WESTCON. AAMA WINDOW MASTERS.
    Publications
    Lecturer to the California Real Estate Inspectors Association (CREIA); Lectures UC Department of Architecture, Pacific Design Center, Mission Studies Association, U of Wsc, Forest Prod. Society; Affordable comfort, EDU.
    Prior Expert
    Plaintiff and defendant analysis for finishes, water invasion, windows/curtain walls, providing clients with concise, objective, economic appraisals. Numerous restoration specifications of numerous major period architects.
  • C54
    National Tile and Stone Authority

    8823 Winnetka Avenue
    #243
    Winnetka, CA 91306-

    Phone: (805) 341-5570
    Email: info@NationalTSA.org
    www.nationaltsa.org

    Degrees/Licenses
    CTC; C54; C29; CSI; CDT; ASTM
  • 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).

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