Expert Qualifications

This highly-qualified expert has over 35 years of experience as a geologist, having earned his BA in geology from Franklin and Marsh College and his MA from the University of Texas. He is certified as a professional geologist by the American Institute of Professional Geologists and is licensed in 5 states. This expert is also certified as a hydrogeologist, a petroleum geologist, and a California qualified stormwater pollution prevention plan developer and preparer. He holds a commercial driver's license with hazmat endorsement and is licensed by CSLB in drilling, general engineering, hazardous materials removal, and asbestos abatement. He is active in his field as a member of several associations, including the American Association of Petroleum Geologists and the American Institute of Professional Geologists. He is also highly involved in research, having authored numerous publications. He has formerly served as a technician for the U.S. Bureau of Mines, an exploration oil geologist for SOHIO Petroleum, a senior oil geologist for Petrofina Delaware, and a project geologist for Harding & Lawson Associates. Currently, this expert is a geologist for an environmental science company and the principal geologist for an environmental and geologic consulting firm in California.

Bio Snapshot

  • Location: CA
  • BA, Geology & English, Franklin and Marshall College
  • MA, Geology, University of Texas
  • Certified, Professional Geologist, American Institute of Professional Geologists
  • Certified, Hydrogeologist, California and Washington
  • Certified, Petroleum Geologist, American Association of Petroleum Geologists
  • Certified, California Qualified Industrial Stormwater Pollution Practitioner
  • Licensed, Commercial Driver C with Hazmat Endorsement, California
  • Licensed, Driller, General Engineering, Hazardous Material Removal, & Asbestos Abatement, CSLB
  • Member, American Association of Petroleum Geologists
  • Member, American Institute of Professional Geologists
  • Member, American Society for Testing and Materials
  • Member, Association for the Environment, Health and Sciences
  • Member, National Ground Water Association
  • Former, Technician, Coal Research Station, U.S. Bureau of Mines
  • Former, Exploration Oil Geologist, SOHIO Petroleum
  • Former, Senior Oil Geologist, Petrofina Delaware
  • Former, Project Geologist, Harding & Lawson Associates
  • Current, Geologist, an environmental science company in CA
  • Current, Principal Geologist, an environmental and geologic consulting firm in CA

Contact this expert witness

Expert Tags

State: NJ
    Specialties:

Environmental Forensics Expert

E-505619

This highly qualified expert has nearly 35 years of experience in the field of environmental forensics. He received in BA in geology from Rutgers University, his MA in geology from Temple University, and this PhD in earth and ...

State: CA
    Specialties:

Fracking Tools & Applications Expert

E-036519

This expert has been a pioneer in the field of seismic reservoir characterization for over 30 years, with his research interests including borehole geophysics and hydraulic fracturing. He obtained over a dozen US and worldwide patents ...

State: OH
    Specialties:

Environmental Consulting Expert

E-009340

This expert is highly qualified in the fields of environmental protection and assessment, geology, and geochemistry. He earned a BA from Indiana University in Geology and is certified by the American Institute of Professional ...

New Search