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Environmental engineering expert witnesses practice in a variety of fields, including water and wastewater treatment, air quality management, hazardous waste management, environmental impact assessment, and soil and groundwater remediation. Some of the most common specialties for these expert witnesses also include solid waste management, pollution control technology, environmental health and safety, sustainable design, and climate change adaptation. They can opine on the effects of industrial pollution, waste disposal practices, contamination cleanup strategies, environmental policy compliance, and the impacts of construction on local ecosystems.

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Lee Allen Swanger, PE, PhDView profile

ID: 66425

Dr. Lee Allen Swanger, PE, PhD

Dr. Lee A. Swanger has 50 years of experience in Materials and Corrosion Engineering. He earned his BS in Metallurgy from Case Western Reserve University, his MS and PhD in Materials Science and Engineering from Stanford University, and his MBA in Finance and Marketing from Cleveland State University. Today, this expert is licensed as a Professional Engineer in the states of Alabama, Florida,...

Civil and Environmental Engineering Expert Witness | TexasView profile


Civil and Environmental Engineering Expert Witness | Texas

This expert has over 40 years of experience in engineering and construction, with more than 35 years of experience in the field of natural gas and propane incidents, pipeline construction and operation, and water and sewer systems. He is currently the president of a reputable forensic engineering and failure analysis company. His primary areas of expertise include residential, commercial and...

Michael J Cynecki, PE, PTOEView profile

ID: 71999

Mr. Michael J Cynecki, PE, PTOE

This highly-qualified expert is a renowned authority on bicycle lane engineering and pedestrian safety. He earned his BS and MS in civil engineering from Wayne State University and is a licensed professional engineer and traffic operations engineer. Throughout his 39-year career in transportation engineering, he has extensively published on bicycle-lane design and pedestrian safety and has taught...

Safety Management and Risk Assessment Expert Witness | MarylandView profile


Safety Management and Risk Assessment Expert Witness | Maryland

This expert has over 10 years of professional experience in OSHA & MSHA advisory services, specifically as it relates to hazardous materials management, oil & gas rig safety, environmental engineering, and fire safety. He earned a Master of Occupational Safety & Health/Environmental Management from Columbia Southern University and a PhD in Safety Sciences from Indiana University of Pennsylvania....

Jeffrey Vahan Dagdigian, PhDView profile

ID: 86116

Dr. Jeffrey Vahan Dagdigian, PhD

Dr. Jeffrey Vahan Dagdagian has over 33 years of experience in Engineering and Mechanics. He earned his BS in Biology and his Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Southern California. Formerly, this expert served as a Regional Manager and the Senior Vice President of West Coast Operations at McLaren-Hart, Inc., and as an Instructor of Environmental Management at the University of California,...

Water and Wastewater Treatment Expert Witness | NevadaView profile


Water and Wastewater Treatment Expert Witness | Nevada

This highly qualified expert has extensive experience in the study, evaluation, design, value engineering, and operation of water and wastewater treatment facilities. He has authored eleven textbooks and over 70 technical papers on the topic.He is the former executive vice president and national director of water and wastewater for HDR Engineering, and currently is an independent consulting...

Donald Ira Siegel, MS, PhDView profile

ID: 90684

Dr. Donald Ira Siegel, MS, PhD

Dr. Donald I. Siegel has 52 years of experience in Environment Sciences, Hydrology, and Water Resources. He earned his BS in Geology from the University of Rhode Island, his MS in Geology from Pennsylvania State University, and his Ph.D. in Hydrology and Water Resources from the University of Minnesota. Formerly, this expert held roles as a Senior Hydrogeologist at Stearns & Wheler Environmental...

Civil Engineering Expert Witness | AlabamaView profile


Civil Engineering Expert Witness | Alabama

This expert holds a BSCE from the University of South Alabama, and is a licensed professional civil engineer in dozens of states. She is a member of the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance of Way Association, and sits on the advisory board for the University of South Alabama Department of Civil Engineering. This expert has been in the civil engineering and design field for the last 23...

Mark S Erickson, PEView profile

ID: 93375

Mr. Mark S Erickson, PE

This expert has 15 years of experience in the field of accident reconstruction, and is a certified accident reconstructionist and crash data retrieval technician. He is active in his field as a member of several professional organizations, including the National Association of Traffic Accident Reconstructionists and Investigators. He was formerly a forensic engineer with Hayes & Associates. He...

Structural/Architectural Engineering Expert Witness | ColoradoView profile


Structural/Architectural Engineering Expert Witness | Colorado

This highly qualified expert oversees research on the wind resistance of asphalt shingles. He received a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering at the University of Florida. He is a member of the American Association for Wind Engineering. He has published numerous peer-reviewed journal articles on the subject of asphalt shingles including the effects of wind and other environmental factors on the material....

John Francis McCarthy III, CIH, ScDView profile

ID: 106939

Dr. John Francis McCarthy III, CIH, ScD

Dr. John F. McCarthy has over 34 years of experience in the fields of Environmental Health Engineering and Industrial Hygiene. He earned his BS in Biology from Boston College, his MS in Environmental Health Sciences from Harvard University, and his Sc.D. in Environmental Science and Physiology from Harvard University School of Public Health. Today, this expert is certified in the Comprehensive...

Environmental Toxicology Expert Witness | CaliforniaView profile


Environmental Toxicology Expert Witness | California

This highly qualified environmental toxicologist specializing in mechanisms of action of dioxins and dioxin-like chemicals. After earned his PhD in Toxicology, this expert went on to hold numerous research roles, most notably at UC Davis. He is prominent in literature and as a presenter in the space. Currently, this expert is an Environmental Toxicology Research Scientist at a university in...

Damian Shea, PhDView profile

ID: 109446

Dr. Damian Shea, PhD

Dr. Damian Shea has over 34 years of experience in the field of Environmental Toxicology. He earned his BA in Chemistry from the State University of New York Plattsburgh and his Ph.D. in Environmental Chemistry from the University of Maryland College Park. Formerly, this expert served as Head of Environmental and Molecular Toxicology and Biology at North Carolina State University. He also served...

Water Engineering Expert Witness | UtahView profile


Water Engineering Expert Witness | Utah

This qualified Fluid Flow Engineering Expert obtained his BSE in Civil Engineering and his MSE and Ph.D in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Utah State University. He is a Certified Engineer in Utah and has published 40+ articles focused on Civil and Environmental Engineering research. He is a member of the American Water Works Association and the American Society of Engineers and is...

David Allen Galbraith, MDView profile

ID: 365121

Dr. David Allen Galbraith, MD

Dr. David Galbraith has over 30 years of experience in the field of Occupational Health and Safety and Health Risk Assessment. He earned his BS in Chemistry from Stanford University and his MD from Yale School of Medicine. He then went on to a residency at the University of Washington Medical Center and then Swedish Medical Center. Formerly, this expert held roles as the Associate Director at...

EHS / Industrial Hygiene Expert Witness | CaliforniaView profile


EHS / Industrial Hygiene Expert Witness | California

This expert has over 40 years of experience in the occupational health and safety field. He received his BS from Oakland University and MPH in Environmental Health from the University of Michigan. He has been certified by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene in the comprehensive practice of industrial hygiene since 1980. He is also certified by the State of California, Division of...

Timothy Patrick Marshall, MS, PEView profile

ID: 601819

Mr. Timothy Patrick Marshall, MS, PE

Mr. Timothy P. Marshal has 40 years of experience in Civil Engineering and Meteorology. He earned his BS in Geography, Mathematics, and Meteorology from Northern Illinois University, and his MS in Civil Engineering and Atmospheric Sciences from Texas Tech University, Today, this expert is licensed as a Professional Engineer in the state of Texas. Formerly, this expert served as a Teaching...

Toxicology  Industrial Hygiene and Ergonomics Expert Witness | New YorkView profile


Toxicology Industrial Hygiene and Ergonomics Expert Witness | New York

This expert received her doctorate from the University of Michigan and worked as an environmental toxicologist for Syracuse Research Corporation, where she did quantitative human health risk assessment for the EPA on a variety of substances including solvents, pesticides and metals. As a certified industrial hygienist, certified professional ergonomist and environmental scientist she continues to...

Theodore Alan Slotkin, PhDView profile

ID: 701227

Dr. Theodore Alan Slotkin, PhD

Dr. Theodore A. Slotkin has 52 years of experience in Pharmacology and Toxicology. He earned his BS from Brooklyn College in Chemistry and Biochemistry and his Ph.D. from the University of Rochester. Formerly, this expert served as an Assistant Professor of Physiology and Pharmacology and Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology at Duke University School of Medicine. Currently, this...

Mark Thomas Zeko, CHG, MS, PGView profile

ID: 5998353

Mr. Mark Thomas Zeko, CHG, MS, PG

Mr. Mark T. Zeko has 35 years of experience in the field of Geology. He earned both his BS in Geology and his MS in Environmental Science from California State University, Fullerton. Today, this expert is a Licensed Professional Geologist in the States of Alabama, California, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, and Texas. Moreover, he is a Licensed Professional...

Environmental Engineering Expert Witness FAQs

What is the role of an environmental engineering expert witness?

An environmental engineering expert witness provides specialized knowledge in court cases involving environmental issues, such as pollution, waste management, and sustainability.

In what types of cases can an environmental engineering expert witness be beneficial?

These experts are crucial in cases involving environmental regulations, contamination, hazardous waste disposal, water treatment systems, and air quality control.

Are there subspecialties within the field of environmental engineering that an expert witness might focus on?

Yes, some experts may specialize in areas like soil science, hydrology, atmospheric sciences, or chemical engineering related to environmental concerns.

How can an environmental engineering expert witness assist in a case involving industrial pollution?

They can provide insight into industry standards for waste disposal, analyze pollutant levels, and testify on the potential impact of pollutants on the environment.

Why would I need an environmental engineering expert witness for a construction dispute?

They can assess whether proper environmental protocols were followed during construction and evaluate the potential impact of the project on local ecosystems.

How does Expert Institute select its Environmental Engineering expert witnesses?

Expert Institute offers a personalized approach to help you find the highest quality experts. We source actively-practicing professionals who match all your requirements for specialty areas, work experience, litigation history, fee range, certifications, location, and more.

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