Expert Qualifications

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 Association. He has also evaluated products and components for structural wiring compliance with the National Electric Code. His projects have included a wide array of products and components, including but not limited to electronics, appliances, HVAC/R, residential and commercial wiring, and battery failure analysis, with an emphasis on lithium ion battery chemistry. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in multiple states, and holds a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator certification.

Bio Snapshot

  • Location: TX
  • AS, Engineering, Paris Junior College
  • BS, Electrical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin
  • Licensed, Professional Engineer - TX, NM, AZ
  • Certified, Fire and Explosion Investigator
  • Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers
  • Member, International Association of Arson Investigators
  • Member, National Fire Protection Association
  • Member, American Society for Testing and Materials
  • Published, 2 US Patents
  • Former, Forensic Electrical Engineer, Dell Inc (8 years)
  • Former, Consulting Engineer, Goodson Engineering
  • Current, Senior Staff Consultant, a Major Engineering Consultancy

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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 ...

Electrical Engineering and Safety Expert

Electrical Engineering and Safety Expert

State: CA

This highly-qualified expert has over 40 years of experience in electrical engineering, with his work focusing on high voltage electric power transmission, distribution, and substation design, construction, operations & maintenance, ...

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