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Eworks Electrical Power Inc.

President/CEO

Ernest J. Robins

280 Newhall Street
San Francisco, CA 94124
Phone: (415) 596-2359 Alternate: (510) 225-9328 Fax: (415) 812-9703 Email: erobins@eworksinc.biz

Specialties

Electrical Design and Construction, Hydro and Wind Turbine Systems, Solar Power Systems
and Green Energy Technology, High Voltage Systems, Uninterrupted Power Systems Design and
Construction Services, Smart Homes Technologies, EV Battery Charger Systems for Hybrid and All
Electric Vehicles.

Degrees/Licenses

C-10 Electrical Contractor, License #1054324 (CA)

Registration and Licenses

Construction Management Certificate (Turner Construction)

Previous/Current Position

Sr. Lead Port Utility Electrician, Port of Oakland, Ca (15 years); High and Medium Voltage Cable Splicing, Relay Testing, Installation and Maintenance; Electrical Construction, Forensic Electrical Inspections, Green Energy Technology, EV Systems Installations, Shore Power Systems, Uninterrupted Power Systems, Off-Grid Power Systems Technology and Systems Design, UPS
Genset Systems and Systems Design, Solar, Wind, and Hydro Turbine Systems, Power Integration Design
and Development.

Prof. Affiliations

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 6 (I.B.E.W)

Prior Expert

35 years of Electrical Construction and Development Design.

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Fari Barzegar PhD, 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 Website: www.drbarzegar.com

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); NCEES National Record.

Shakir Shatnawi PhD, PE

Licensed Civil Engineer--President

SHATEC ENGINEERING CONSULTANTS, LLC

7064 Tarvisio Way
El Dorado Hills, CA 95762
Phone: (916) 990-6488 Alternate: (916) 790-1158 Email: sshatnawi@shatec.net Website: www.shatec.net

Specialties

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.

Degrees/Licenses

Ph.D.; M.S.; B.S.;
Professional Engineer License; Forensic Expert Witness Association

Mark ‘Steven’ Rush

President

On Site Inspections Inc.

461 Alta Vista Dr.
South San Francisco, CA 94080
Phone: (650) 520-6953 Email: steve@onsiteinspections.net Website: www.on-siteinspections.com

Specialties

Litigation consultation in Home Inspection standard of care, wood destroying pest (termite) inspection standard of care, residential construction defect, tenant landlord disputes.
California Governor's Office of Emergency Services Inspector.

Degrees/Licenses

General Contractor License, Structural Pest Operator Control License, Branch 3, International Code Counsel (ICC) Residential Building, Plumbing Mechanical, Electrical Code certifications. ICC Combination Residential Code Certified.

Formal Education

High School diploma

Previous/Current Position

President/CEO On-Site Inspections, Inc. (since 2000)
Lead Inspector Inspectech (1998-2000)
Lead Inspector Nation Building Inspectors (NBI) (1989-1998)

Honors/Awards

California Real Instate Inspection Association Inspector of Year Award.

Prof. Affiliations

American Society Of Home Inspectors (ASHI)
International Code Counsel (ICC) Member

Prior Expert

Retained 50+ times for Home Inspection, Termite Inspection and Standards of Care, which includes construction defect issue; Landlord/Tenant disputes.

Anthony D. Andre, PhD

Founding Principal

Human Factors Law

Bay Area, CA and Reno, NV
Phone: (408) 966-9355 Alternate: (408) 342-9052 Email: thehumanfactorsexpert@gmail.com Website: www.humanfactorslaw.com

Specialties

Human factors, ergonomics, personal injury accidents of all types (auto, bicycle, boat, motorcycle, pedestrian, skateboard), slips and falls, healthcare medical device design, medication errors, healthcare malpractice, medication errors, user interface design, warnings, instructions, signage, web and automation design, automation, risk analysis.

Degrees/Licenses

PhD, CPE

Formal Education

B.S., M.A. and Ph.D. in Human Factors and Ergonomics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Previous/Current Position

Founding Principal, Interface Analysis Associates (1993 to Present)
Adjunct Professor, San Jose State University (1993 to Present)
Founding Principal, Human Factors Law LLC (2005 to Present)
Senior Research Associate, San Jose State University Foundation, NASA Ames Research Center (1996 - 2007)
Principal Scientist and Senior Design Research - Aerospace Human Factors, Western Aerospace Labs, Inc., NASA Ames Research Center (1992 - 1996)

Honors/Awards

Past president and Fellow of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Fellow of the International Ergonomics Association (IEA). Outstanding Lecturer of the Year from Davidson College of Engr, SJSU.

Prof. Affiliations

Co-founder of Ergo-X conference, Founder of the International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Healthcare. Editor in Chief of Human Factors in Healthcare.

Publications

Published and presented extensively on human factors issues including application of human factors/ergonomics analysis to fields such as healthcare, aviation, work environments and consumer products.

Prior Expert

Please send request for the full legal consultation history.

Stephen Castell

Chairman

Castell Consulting

PO Box 270529
San Diego, CA 92198
Phone: (310) 890-9859 Email: stephen@castellconsulting.com Website: www.e-expertwitness.co.uk

Specialties

Software and Systems Failure & Fitness for Purpose, IP, Mobiletechnology Patents, Internet, Blockchain & Cryptocurrencies; Computer, Software, Telecommunications, Broadcasting Litigation/Dispute Resolution; Expert Witness, CEDR Mediator, ICC Arbitrator, Expert Determiner.

Degrees/Licenses

Ph.D.; M.Sc.; B.Sc.; CITP; Accredited Member, Forensic Expert Witness Association, Los Angeles Chapter

Previous/Current Position

Castell Consulting, Management and Financial Consultants in Information Technology. Professional ICT Experts and Consultants. Clients say: “Dr Castell is unique in the totally professional and effective way he makes things happen and gets things done for his clients, delivering results, economically, on time, and with high quality implementation”.

Honors/Awards

Medallist, IT Consultant of the Year, BCS Professional Awards. Honored with an interview for Archives of IT Capturing the Past, Inspiring the Future. In-depth experiences of the people who influenced the development of IT in the UK.

Publications

Author of the foundational APPEAL Report (1990). He has written extensively on the issues of ICT professionalism, and standards of presentation and reliability of computer evidence, blockchain and cryptocurrency technology.

Some recent publications:
https://worldfinancialreview.com/i-bitcoin-as-told-to-stephen-castell/
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-981-33-6470-7_4
https://www.solicitorsjournal.com/sjarticle/Authored%20by%20AI
https://realmedia.press/looks-like-signature-i-never-signed-berrys-rbs/
https://www.bcs.org/articles-opinion-and-research/avoiding-disaster/

To learn more about his recent presentation "Software defects and the Law" (click on 'View Details'), watch the full recording on YouTube.

Prior Expert

Dr Stephen Castell CITP has acted as a leading forensic expert witness in compute software and systems disputes, for over thirty years, including the largest and longest software development cases to have reached the English High Court and the Sydney Supreme Court.

National Tile and Stone Authority

Principal

Greg Andrews

8534 Jumilla Avenue
Winnetka, CA 91306
Phone: (805) 341-5570 Alternate: (818) 744-4949 Email: Info@ntsaexperts.com Website: www.ntsaexperts.com

Specialties

Pool Construction Defect; Materials Selection, Design, Installation Failure Analysis of Tile, Stone, Synthetic Materials, Brick, Ceramic in Floors, Counter tops, Paving, Showers, Pools, Spas; Glass Mosaics; Coping; Waterproofing; Leaking; Cracking; Discoloration.

Degrees/Licenses

CTC; C54; C29; CSI; CDT; ASTM

Dirk H. Duffner PE

Engineering Mechanical / President

Duffner Engineering

807 Aldo Avenue
Suite 101
Santa Clara, CA 95054
Phone: (650) 701-1055 Alternate: (650) 704-8166 Fax: (650) 701-1056 Email: dduffner@duffnerengineering.com Website: 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 gauge and accelerometer testing. Fires, explosions, construction defect investigation.

Degrees/Licenses

BSME; MSME; Prof. Engr. CA, NV, FL.

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