W. Charles Perry & AssociatesPrincipal Engineer
W. Charles Perry231 W. 41st Avenue
San Mateo, CA 94403 Phone: (650) 638-9546 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.wcharlesperry.com
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 perchlorate 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.
MS, BS, PE, (Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Structural Engineering, Materials Engineering, Fire Science & Engineering and Construction Management).
Fari BarzegarFounding 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 Website: www.drbarzegar.com
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.
Ph.D.; M.S.; B.S. (Civil/Structural Engr., High Honors); Prof. Engr. (CA, TX); General Building Contractor (CA); NCEES National Record.
James C. Jeffery IIIPrincipal
Traffic & Civil Engineering Consulting ServicesP.O. Box 961
Los Gatos, CA 95031-0961 Phone: (408) 377-6222 Alternate: (916) 447-1348 Email: email@example.com Website: www.trafficandcivilengineer.com
Roadway design defect analysis to determine dangerous condition, safety and liability; design immunity; construction zone accidents; investigations involving all roadway types, parking lots, all vehicle types, pedestrians, bicyclists; traffic control devices; transportation planning. Consulting City TE. Plaintiff/Defense, 35+ years experience.
BS, Engineering Management; BS, Environmental Studies; Registered Traffic Engineer, TE #1179 (CA); Registered Civil Engineer, CE #36644 (CA); General Engineering Contractor #391026 (CA); Life Fellow, ITE.
Mark A. Rhodes
Rhodes Engineering3460 Zion Canyon Ct.
Pleasanton, CA 94588 Phone: (925) 922-1674 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.rhodesengr.com
Electrical, electronic, and electro-mechanical matters. Shocks, arcs, industrial equipment and controls, machinery, cranes, hoists, man-lifts, power, high-voltage, transformers, lasers, fiber-optics, EMI, magnetics.
BSEE, MS, PhD, PE.
John Shaw Consulting, LLCPhone: (530) 550-1576 Email: John@shaweng.com Website: www.shaweng.com
Water/wastewater/sewer industry - both operations, civil and hydraulic engineering background. Treatment conveyance, sewer collection, re-use/disposal, sewage lift station design, sludge. Pipelines, pools, pump stations. Regulatory compliance/safety.
BS, Civil Engineering; PE (CA, NV, VT, OR, WI, OH, WA, MI, AZ, GA, NC, VA, MD, NY, FL, TX, MT, MA, IN, MO, UT, ME, TN, WDC, KY, HI, NM).
Thomas P. ShefchickForensic Electrical Engineer
Shefchick Engineering4456 Danube River Lane
Sacramento, CA 95834-7506 Phone: (408) 981-5023 Fax: (866) 420-7955 Email: email@example.com Website: www.shefchick.com
Electrical Injury, Electrocution, Electrical Damage, Electrical Fires Origin & Cause
BSEE, Prof. Engr. (CA, HI, FL, NJ, PA).
Energy Resource Associates, Inc.President
James P. Waltz1280 Greenbrier Road
West Sacramento, CA 95691 Phone: (925) 518-2006 Alternate: (925) 447-1140 Fax: (925) 447-1706 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.eraenergy.com
Construction defect expert witness; Heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC); Indoor air quality; Mechanical and electrical building systems; Performance contracting; Site survey, and testing; Discovery, interrogatories, depositions and mediation; Plaintiff and defense.
Board Cert. Forensic Engineer; BSME, MBA, Prof. Engineer (CA, NV), Cert. Energy Manager.
Langan Engineering & Environmental ServicesSenior Consultant
Philip T. Tringale135 Main Street
San Francisco, CA 94105 Phone: (510) 874-7000 Email: email@example.com
Dr. Tringale provides expert testimony for cases involving National Contingency Plan compliance, identification of contaminant sources, magnitude and extent of contamination, remedial cost estimates, and allocation of cost and responsibility.
Ph.D., Civil Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, 1982; M. Eng., Civil Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, 1979; M.S., Civil Engineering (Engineering Geology), Drexel University, Philadelphia, 1977
Registration and Licenses
Professional Engineer (P.E.) in California and New York
Previous: Director of the Western Region; Current: Senior Consultant
American College of Forensic Examiners (Diplomat/Fellow), Chi Epsilon, National Civil Engineering Honor Society; Patent: Acoustic Penetrometer for Subsurface Soil Characterization
American Society of Civil Engineers; National Ground Water Association; International Society for Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering
Landfill investigation and closure; Cleanup of 200-acre waterfront site; Investigation and remediation of a 5-mile-long plume of contaminated groundwater emanating from beneath a manufacturing facility; Investigation and remediation of soil and groundwater contaminated at a metal-parts fabrication plant; Site investigation and remediation program at an industrial site
Gary T. MoranPresident
Biomechanical Analysis & Research3225 Thompson Ave.
Alameda, CA 94501 Phone: (510) 865-5984 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Biomechanics investigates forces and combines the fields of kinesiology/anatomy/physiology/human factors/engineering/clinical medicine, for evaluations as relate to: Accident investigation, injuries, slips/falls, product liability, medical/sport equipment, incident vs. pre-existing conditions, and prognosis of degenerative conditions/pathologies.
BS, MA, PhD, FACSM.
Patrick O. ShiresPresident/Principal Geotech. Engr./Principal Geophysicist
Cotton, Shires and Associates, Inc.330 Village Lane
Los Gatos, CA 95030-7218 Phone: (408) 354-5542 Email: email@example.com Website: www.cottonshires.com
Geotechnical (soils) Engineering; Earthquake Engineering; Geology; Design & Construction Deficiencies; Landslides (earth movement); Expansive Soil. Drainage. Trials; More than 30 trials in Los Angeles area; more than 90 trials in California & Hawaii.
BS, MS/GE, PE, GPh.
BS, Stanford University; MS, Civil Engineering, Stanford University.
Registration and Licenses
Registered Professional Engineer (CA, CO, OR, WA, ID, HI); Registered Geotechnical Engineer (CA); Registered Geophysicist (CA).
Senior Principal Geotechnical Engineer and Geophysicist.
Industrial Research Associate, USGS; Technical Experts Panel, City of Rancho Palos Verdes.
American Society of Civil Engineers; Earthquake Engineering Research Institute; CA Geotechnical Engineers Association; Consulting Engineers of CA; American Society of Testing and Materials; Society of Exploration Geophysicists.
ASCE Journal of Geotechnical Engineering and conference papers.
Over 47 years experience, Testimony at 90+ trials (Municipal, Superior and Federal and binding arbitrations); 230+ depositions; 300+ settlement conferences; Northern and Southern California and Hawaii.
Shakir ShatnawiLicensed Civil Engineer--President
SHATEC ENGINEERING CONSULTANTS, LLC7064 Tarvisio Way
El Dorado Hills, CA 95762 Phone: (916) 990-6488 Alternate: (916) 790-1158 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.shatec.net
Highway Engineering, Traffic Engineering, Pavement Engineering, Materials Engineering, Construction Defects, Construction Disputes, Highway Safety, Road Defects, Traffic Accidents (vehicles, motorcycles, bicycles), Maintenance, Repairs, Road Hazards, Asphalt, Concrete, Sight Distance, Friction, Skid, Forensics Analysis, Failure Analysis, Slip/Fall/Trip Accidents.
Ph.D.; M.S.; B.S.;
Professional Engineer License; Forensic Expert Witness Association
Maximo M. FuentesOwner
Max Fuentes Consulting6323 Grant Avenue
Carmichael, CA 95608 Phone: (916) 505-7298 Email: email@example.com Website: www.gridresources.net
Transmission & Distribution Utility Expert, Pole climbing, Live Line work, Personal Protective Grounding, Wildfire Mitigation Plans review and audits, Accident investigations, Expert Witness, etc.; Assist Utilities Developing and Reviewing their Wildfire Mitigation Plans; Reviewing and Updating Utility General Orders – 95, 128, 165 & 174, Utility Pole Climbing Expert, Develop Electrical power T&D Safety and Work Procedures; Provide Expert Witness Services, Accident Investigations, Report Writing; Expertise at Utilizing, Interpreting and Applying FED-OSHA, CAL-OSHA (Title 8), NESC, etc.
Journeyman Lineman; BS-Business Management
Glenn D. PetersonFire Protection Engineer 2651 Carisbrook Drive
Oakland, CA 94611 Phone: (510) 725-2743 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Fire cause, origin/spread; Building/fire code analysis; Fire protection system design, performance and failures; Fire hazards/burning characteristics of materials; Propane fires/explosions; Furnace/water heater fires; Computer modeling of fire spread; Fire risk analysis/hazard evaluation; Construction defects.
BS, Fire Protection and Mech. Engr.
Derek L. WatryPrincipal Consultant
Wilson IHRIG6001 Shellmound Street, Suite 400
Emeryville, CA 94608 Phone: (510) 658-6719 ext 105 Fax: (510) 652-4441 Email: email@example.com Website: www.wilsonihrig.com
Audibility; Noise exposure; Noise and vibration predictions; Acoustical compliance; Sound demonstrations; Building Acoustics.
BS, MS, MBA.
Bonneau DicksonConsulting Sanitary Engineer 2428 McGee Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94703-1600 Phone: (510) 845-8625 Fax: (510) 845-4606 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.bonneaudickson.com
Water and wastewater projects; Sewers; Sewer Overflows; Septic tanks; Coliform contamination; Remedial measures and their costs; Recruitment of expert teams, investigation, analysis, summarization of voluminous documents into succinct yet thorough summaries. Forty years experience.
BSCE, MS, MA, MBA, PE Civil (CA).
Anamet, Inc.Director of Engineering and Laboratories
Kenneth R. Pytlewski26102 Eden Landing Road
Hayward, CA 94545-3811 Phone: (800) 377-7768 Alternate: (510) 887-8811 Fax: (510) 887-8427 Email: email@example.com Website: www.anametinc.com
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.
PhD, MS, BS, PE; Professional Engineer, Metallurgical (Registration #13211) and Corrosion (Registration #CR1056).
David Benaroya HelfantSenior Project Engineer/Project Mgr.
Seisco Engineering and and Bay Area Structural, Inc.1187 Ocean Avenue
Emeryville, CA 94608 Phone: (510) 547-8540 Alternate: (510) 496-9369 Fax: (510) 527-7785 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.seisco-inc.com
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.
BS, PhD, Post Doctorate: Architecture & Engineering, CA "A"-Gen.Engr., CA "B"-Gen.Bldg., CA "C-21"-Demolition, Hazardous Remediation Lic., ICC #266760
BS, Cornell University, 1969; PhD, Statistical Analysis,University of Chicago, 1977; Post Doc., Architecture and Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, 1981-83; Post Doc., Architecture/Environmental Design.
Registration and Licenses
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 License (C-21).
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.
US-Army Corps of Engineers-"Outstanding-Project"-1997; US-Air Force: "Outstanding Proj. Mgmt."-1999.
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.
4 publications; Two books - Earthquake Safe: A Hazard Reduction Manual for Homes; Drainage Methods for Dry Buildings and Stable Sites (forthcoming).
250 cases as an expert witness; 750 special investigations; 10,000 structural and engineering inspections and assessment reports.
Josephson-Werdowatz & Associates, Inc.Principal Structural Engineer
Carl H. Josephson, PE, SE6370 Lusk Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92121-2753 Phone: (858) 558-2181 112 Fax: (858) 558-2188 Email: email@example.com Website: www.jwa-se.com
Josephson-Werdowatz & Associates (JWA), founded in 1988 and with licenses in twenty-five states, has provided structural design and construction defect investigations/evaluations across the United States and abroad. Structural evaluations included wood, masonry, steel, and concrete structures, with particular emphasis on seismic and wind design. Evaluations also included code review and analysis, and standard of care analysis. JWA also has extensive experience with geotechnical structures such as special foundations, underpinning, retaining walls, tie-backs, and soil nails, among others. JWA strives for a reasoned, accurate, and practical solution to structural engineering problems and deficiencies. Add’l offices in Sacramento, Las Vegas & Scottsdale.
Registered Structural Engineer: (CA, AZ, HI, ID, IL, LA, NV, OR, UT, WA); Registered Professional Engineer: (CO, CT, FL, IN, KS, MI, MO, NM, NY, ND, OH, SC, TX, WV, WI)
Carl Josephson: BSCE; Dan Werdowatz; BSCE, MSCE
SEAOC Fellow, SEI Fellow, Robert Cornforth Award, Emeritus Member California BPELSG, ASCE Life Member
SEAOC; SEAOSD; SEAOSC; SEI; NCSEA; NCEES; SEAOA; SECB; ASCE; EERI; USRC; ICRI; ICC; NCMA; PTI; ACI; AISC; AWS; AWC
Messrs. Josephson and Werdowatz have been retained in over 1,500 cases on behalf of plaintiffs, defendants, and cross-defendants.
Institute of Risk and Safety AnalysesChief Scientist
Kenneth A. Solomon5324 Canoga Avenue
Woodland Hills, CA 91364 Phone: (818) 348-1133 Alternate: (818) 348-0091 Fax: (818) 348-4484 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.irsa.us
Accident Reconstruction, Biomechanics, Human Factors, Computer Simulations, 3D Photography, Auto, Truck, Bike, Chair, Forklift, Ladder, Pool, Escalator, Elevator, Gate, Press, Industrial, Recreational, 3D Models, Slips/Trips, Criminal & Civil Cases. Staff size: 20
Ph.D.; P.E.; Post Ph.D.
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MD; PhD; PE; CPA; etc.
Dirk H. DuffnerEngineering Mechanical / President
Duffner Engineering807 Aldo Avenue
Santa Clara, CA 95054 Phone: (650) 701-1055 Alternate: (650) 704-8166 Fax: (650) 701-1056 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.duffnerengineering.com
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.
BSME; MSME; Prof. Engr. CA, NV, FL.