Expert Qualifications

This expert has over 35 years of forensic engineering experience, and he has investigated and worked up more than 100 cases in each area of slip/trip/miss and fall, accident reconstruction and crash analyses, and product failure. He has published papers in the Journal of the National Academy of Forensic Engineers (NAFE). He has long been active in professional societies and is a past chairman of several. He has been listed in Who's Who in Engineering and Science. He has given expert witness testimony in Federal Courts, State Courts, Local Courts, Arbitration Hearings, and in depositions.

Bio Snapshot

  • Location: Minnesota
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of North Dakota
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota
  • Certification: A, B, and C-Course Certificates from the General Electric Co.
  • Certification: Certified Diplomate by the International Board of Forensic Engineering Sciences (IBFES) and by the National Academy of Forensic Engineers (NAFE) for the Council of Engineering Specialty Boards (CESB)
  • Active Licenses: Ohio, Minnesota, and Wisconsin
  • Fellow, National Academy of Forensic Engineers (NAFE)
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS)
  • Member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • Member, Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)
  • Member, American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)
  • Member, National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE)
  • Member, Minnesota Society of Professional Engineers (MNSPE)
  • Former, Teaching Assistant, Mechanical Engineering Department, University of Minnesota
  • Former, Systems Engineer with the General Electric Company Aircraft Engine Group
  • Current, Forensic Engineer with own firm in continuous practice

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