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Manufacturing expert witnesses specialize in a variety of fields, including industrial engineering, product design, quality control, safety regulations, and supply chain management. Some of the most common specialties among manufacturing expert witnesses also include lean manufacturing, process optimization, production planning, materials handling, and equipment maintenance. They have provided opinions on the effects of workplace safety standards, product defects, manufacturing processes, patent infringement, and supply chain disruptions.

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Joseph Bruce Michels, PE, PhDView profile

ID: 61706

Dr. Joseph Bruce Michels, PE, PhD

Dr. Joseph B. Michels has 47 years of experience in Supply Chain and Logistics. He earned his BS in Electronic Engineering Technology from Weber State University, his MS in Systems Management from the University of Southern California, and his Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from Texas A&M University. He also earned his MPA from the University of Oklahoma, and his MA in National Security and...

Apparel Development and Sourcing Expert Witness | CaliforniaView profile

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Apparel Development and Sourcing Expert Witness | California

This highly-qualified expert has over 20 years of experience in apparel development and sourcing, with an expertise in fabric and garment development and sourcing with a focus on sustainable materials. She earned her BS in economics from Monash University in Australia and completed training in retail business management at Caulfield Institute of Technology, also located in Australia. In...

Thomas Laurence Read, PhDView profile

ID: 110765

Mr. Thomas Laurence Read, PhD

Mr. Thomas Read has over 46 years of experience in Failure Analysis and Materials Science. He earned his BS in Metallurgical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania, his MS in Materials Science, and his Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from Stanford University. Today, this expert is licensed as a Professional Manufacturing Engineer in the state of California. Formerly, this...

Construction and Commercial Building Expert Witness | New YorkView profile

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Construction and Commercial Building Expert Witness | New York

This expert is a building and construction professional with over 30 years of hands-on experience in the construction and building inspection industries. He has testified in numerous trials and depositions for both plaintiff and defense attorneys. He has been qualified as an expert in construction and personal injury cases in courtrooms from New York City to Connecticut to Boston and has authored...

Mark L Westerman, MBAView profile

ID: 126753

Mr. Mark L Westerman, MBA

Mr. Mark Westerman has over 20 years of experience in Project Management and Compliance for the Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, and Insurance industries. He earned his AA in Business Transfer Studies from Polk State College, BA in Business Administration and Management from the University of Central Florida, and MBA from Indiana State University. Today, this expert is Scrum Master Certified as...

Engineering Expert Witness | KentuckyView profile

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Engineering Expert Witness | Kentucky

This highly qualified engineer has over 15 years of consumer products engineering experience. He has held many prestigious positions at such companies as Electrolux and General Electric and currently owns and is a lead engineer of a highly successful electronics design firm.

Allise Okin Wachs, MA, MS, PhDView profile

ID: 137970

Dr. Allise Okin Wachs, MA, MS, PhD

Dr. Allise Wachs has over 33 years of experience in Reliability, Statistics, and Failure Analysis. She received a dual BS degree in Mathematics and Statistics, an MA in Statistics, an MS in Industrial Engineering, and a Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics and Operations Research, all at the University of Michigan. Formerly, this expert served as an Adjunct Faculty at the University of Michigan, as a...

Structural Engineering Expert Witness | TennesseeView profile

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Structural Engineering Expert Witness | Tennessee

This expert has been a practicing engineer for nearly 25 years. A registered Professional Engineer in good standing in 45 states (including Florida), he is a member of several professional engineering societies, as well as the International Sign Association and the Mid-South Sign Association. He has worked for a number of large engineering firms and industrial manufactures, and he currently...

Kenneth James Kutchek, CFEI, PEView profile

ID: 486201

Mr. Kenneth James Kutchek, CFEI, PE

Mr. Kenneth J. Kutchek has 37 years of experience in the field of Electrical Engineering. He earned his BS in Electrical Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology and today, this expert is certified as a Fire and Explosion Investigator through the National Association of Fire Investigators. He is also licensed as a Professional Engineer in 23 states and as a Professional Electrical...

Mechanical Engineering And Medical Device Expert Witness | MarylandView profile

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Mechanical Engineering And Medical Device Expert Witness | Maryland

This expert has over 40 years of experience as a mechanical engineer. His research in tribology, machining of advanced materials, medical device design, dental materials, and high temperature coatings is widely recognized in the scientific and engineering communities. He has published over two hundred fifty papers and reports related to machining of ceramics, mechanisms and mechanics of...

Ron Najafi, PhDView profile

ID: 546999

Dr. Ron Najafi, PhD

Dr. Ron Najafi has over 30 years of experience in Biopharmaceuticals and Analytical Chemistry. He earned his BS and MS in Chemistry from the University of San Francisco and his PhD in Organic Chemistry from the University of California Davis. Formerly, this expert served as the CEO and Founder of NovaBay Pharmaceuticals, Inc and CP Lab Safety. Currently, this expert is the CEO, President, and...

Engineering Expert Witness | TexasView profile

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Engineering Expert Witness | Texas

This well seasoned former senior engineering associate at Exxon Chemical has almost 60 years of experience in manufacturing of olefin based polymers. During his time at Exxon he was the technical start up leader for a multi-million dollar polypropylene project. In 1994 he founded his own polymers and process engineering consulting company where he has worked with several Fortune 500 companies on...

David Crandall Paulus, CHFEP, MS, PE, PhDView profile

ID: 5993438

Dr. David Crandall Paulus, CHFEP, MS, PE, PhD

Dr. David C. Paulus has 24 years of experience in the field of Mechanical Engineering. He earned his BS in Mechanical Engineering and MS in Industrial Engineering from the University of Tennessee. He completed his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Colorado State University. Today, this expert is a Certified Human Factors Engineering Professional by the Oxford Research Institute and licensed as...

Entrepreneur and Design Expert Witness | TexasView profile

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Entrepreneur and Design Expert Witness | Texas

This expert is one of the top innovators in the U.S. specializing in cranial protective system technology, materials technology, design, and manufacturing. He has invented, designed, engineered, and manufactured multiple products being used today in sporting goods, and has been a consultant and contractor for prime military contractors and private firms.

Donald John Hoffmann, CFI, PE, PhDView profile

ID: 6030127

Dr. Donald John Hoffmann, CFI, PE, PhD

Dr. Donald J. Hoffmann has 37 years of experience in the field of Chemical Engineering. He earned his BS in Chemical Engineering from The Ohio State University and both his MS and his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Wayne State University. Today he is a Certified Fire Investigator through the International Association of Arson Investigators and a Fire Investigator through the Alabama Fire...

Casualty Actuary Expert Witness | IllinoisView profile

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Casualty Actuary Expert Witness | Illinois

This fully credentialed actuary has a special focus on warranties, extended warranties, and service contracts. He regularly speaks at conferences such as the Warranty Chain Management and Warranty Innovations conferences, as well as being an Advisory Board member of the Global Warranty & Service Contract Association (GWSCA). He has authored 4 publications relating to warranties and actuarial...

Tim test WieseView profile

ID: 6072850

Mr. Tim test Wiese

Mr. Tim Wiese has 24 years of experience in Workplace Safety and Retail Operations. He earned his BBA in Business Administration and Marketing from the University of North Dakota. Formerly, this expert served as the General Manager at Target Corporation, Kohl's Corporation, and Dicks Sporting Goods, as the Divisional Operations Manager at Republic Services Inc., and as the Chief Executive...

Industrial Control Expert Witness | LouisianaView profile

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Industrial Control Expert Witness | Louisiana

This expert is a former public-company executive who now consults as a forensic engineer for patents, accidents, and commercial matters. His 40 year career spans industrial, oilfield, and medical interests, both domestic and international. His expertise includes electrical and electronic engineering, industrial computers, and automated control systems. He has qualified several times as an expert...

Wendell Duane RustView profile

ID: 6208240

Mr. Wendell Duane Rust

Mr. Wendell D. Rust has over 40 years of experience in Occupational Safety and Health Administration and Workplace Safety. He earned his BS in Engineering Sciences, and his MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, and his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Colorado State University. Formerly, he served as an OSHA Consultant and OSHA Inspector for the...

Industrial Engineering and Hazardous Materials Transportation Expert Witness | IllinoisView profile

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Industrial Engineering and Hazardous Materials Transportation Expert Witness | Illinois

This highly qualified hazardous materials transportation expert earned his BS in Industrial Engineering, his MS in Engineering Management, and his PhD from Kennedy Western University. This expert has been involved in the development and implementation of hazardous materials safety regulations for more than 30 years and has been responsible for a broad range of domestic and international hazardous...

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