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Prescribed Fire and Controlled Burning Expert Witness | Oklahoma
This expert has over years of experience in prescribed fire, controlled burns, wildfire, and smoke impacts to people, vegetation, and infrastructure. He earned his BS in plant science at Cameron University and his MS in range science at Texas Tech University. This expert is active in his field as a member of the Oklahoma Volunteer Fire Department, the Coalition of Prescribed Fire Councils, and...
Emergency Medical Services Expert Witness | California
This expert is a member of the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians, California Council of EMS Educators, California Fire Chiefs, California EMS Educator/QI Group, and National Association of EMS Educators. He is currently the President and Education Program Director of a private EMT training center. He has 26 years of experience in Emergency Medical Services and 20+ years as an...
Electrical Failure Analysis & Electrical Fire Cause Expert Witness | Texas
This expert specializes in electrical engineering issues, and has performed numerous investigations into fires caused/allegedly caused by electrical issues. His experience includes evaluation of electronics products and their failure modes to determine whether they adhered to relevant safety standards, including those established by Underwriters Laboratories and the Canadian Standards...
Electrical Fires Expert Witness | Wisconsin
This electrical expert has nearly forty years of experience in the electrical industry, having been a licensed Master Electrician for a quarter century. He currently serves as a faculty member in the electrical apprenticeship program at a technical college in Wisconsin. He is a member of the National Fire Protection Association and the International Association of Electrical Inspectors.
Fire Protection & Codes Regulations Expert Witness | New York
This fire protection and construction codes expert has been active in his field for over 33 years. He earned his B.S. in Fire Protection Engineering from the University of Maryland and is a registered Professional Engineer in the state of New York. The expert began his career with fire protection and alarm system companies before becoming a Consulting Engineer with Lehr Associates, where he...
Fire Analysis/Modeling Expert Witness | North Carolina
This fire analysis expert received his PhD in engineering mechanics from Virginia Tech. He is a licensed fire protection engineer. He has been involved in research for over 17 years and is currently an associate professor in fire safety engineering technology at an elite university.
Combustion and Fire Research Expert Witness | Maryland
This highly qualified expert received his BS in Mechanical engineering, an MS in mechanical engineering and a second in aerospace engineering. His PhD in aerospace engineering was granted by the the University of Michigan. Formerly he served as as a senior fellow at the National Institute of Standards and Technology in their fire research division. Currently he serves as professor and director...
Fire and Window Expert Witness | California
This former Chief California State Fire Marshal is a consummate expert in fire protection, building codes, and window safety. He has over 40 years of hands-on expertise and currently serves as Executive Director of the National Code Services Association. He also served as the Chair of Californiaâ€Ÿs Special Arson Task Force and has extensive experience in the investigation of fire origin, cause...
Mr. Stephen Miller Olenick, CFEI, MBA, MSFPE, PE
Mr. Stephen M. Olenick has 25 years of experience in Fire Protection Engineering and Forensic Analysis with expertise in Fire and Explosion Investigation. He earned his BS and MS in Fire Protection Engineering from the University of Maryland and his MBA in General Business from Loyola University. Today, this expert is a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator by the National Association of Fire...
Dr. Roger Louis Schneider, PhD
Dr. Roger L. Schneider has 51 years of experience in the field of Chemical Engineering with a specialized focus in Fireworks and Hazardous Materials. He earned his Ph.D. in Physical Inorganic Chemistry from the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee. He completed his postdoctoral training at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee. Formerly, he served as a Contract Researcher at the U.S. Army Research,...
Mr. Peter James Leiss, PE
Mr. Peter J. Leiss has 22 years of experience in the field of Automotive Engineering and Accident Reconstruction. He earned his BS in Mechanical Engineering from Lawrence Technological University. Today, this expert is licensed as a Professional Engineer in Connecticut, Washington, Oregon, Colorado, New York, Ohio, South Carolina, Texas, Pennsylvania, Maryland, North Carolina, New Mexico, Nevada,...
Mr. Richard Wayne Jones Jr, CFEI, CVFI, IAAI-CFI, IAAI-ECT
Mr. Richard W. Jones Jr has 25 years of experience in Fire and Explosion Investigation. He earned his AAS in Fire Science from Columbia Southern University. Today, this expert is a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator and a Certified Vehicle Fire Investigator by the National Association of Fire Investigators, a Certified Fire Investigator and an Evidence Collection Technician by the...
Dr. Daniel Timothy Gottuk, PE, PhD
Dr. Daniel T. Gottuk has 34 years of experience in Fire Detection, Fire Dynamics, and Forensics. He earned his BS and PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Virginia Tech. Today, this expert is licensed as a Professional Engineer in the states of Alabama, Rhode Island, and Maryland. Formerly, this expert served as the Senior Vice President of Advanced Solutions, and as Technical Director, Chief...
Dr. Joseph Howard Romig, CFEI, CFII, CVFI, PhD
Dr. Joseph H. Romig has 47 years of experience in the field of Applied Physics and Engineering. He earned his BA in Physics from the University of Colorado Boulder and his MS in Plasma Physics from the University of Oxford. He also obtained his Ph.D. in Astrogeophysics from the University of Colorado Boulder. Today, this expert is a certified Vehicle Fire Investigator, Fire Investigation...
Mr. Kyle Stephen Bowell, CFEI, CVFI, PE
Mr. Kyle S. Bowell has 13 years of experience in Engineering with expertise in Forensic Engineering and Fire and Explosion Investigation. He earned his BS in Mechanical Engineering from Iowa State University. Today, this expert is a Certified Vehicle Fire Investigator and Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator granted by the National Association of Fire Investigators and licensed as a...
Dr. Timothy James Myers, CFEI, PE, PhD
Dr. Timothy J. Myers has 23 years of experience in the field of Chemical Engineering. He earned his BS in Forest Resources from the University of Washington and his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of California Berkeley. Today, this expert is a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator by the National Association of Fire Investigators. He is also a licensed Professional Engineer...
January 6, 2022
This case involves a product liability suit against an appliance company. The plaintiff was using a clothes iron, which he had purchased three months...Read more
January 24, 2022
This case involves an allegedly defective electric blanket. A woman and her young son were at home when an electric blanket that they had been using...Read more
January 7, 2022
A forensic computer/computer electronics expert witness reviews a case involving an insurer seeking subrogation from a woman accused of burning man’s...Read more
January 11, 2022
This case involves a woman from Oklahoma who was severely injured when an open gas fireplace with a glass guard on its perimeter exploded. The gas...Read more