Expert Qualifications

This highly qualified mechanical engineer earned his BS in Mechanical Engineering from City College of New York, his MS in Mechanical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and his PhD from the University of Connecticut. He has been formally trained in a number of engineering disciplines, including accident investigation and labels/warnings/failure to warn instructions. He belongs to a number of highly prestigious societies in the engineering field, including the International Code Committee and the American Society of Safety Engineers. Additionally, he possesses in-depth knowledge to reach the root cause of a wide range of accidents and failures in the following areas: turbines, human performance, operator training, man-machine interface, material science, structures, statics, dynamics, pneumatics, hydraulics, lubrication, fire protection sprinkler systems, elevators, cranes, hoists, escalators, aerial platforms, fork lifts, warning labels and instructions, failure to warn, OSHA standards and requirements, heat transfer and thermodynamics. This expert currently serves as an engineering consultant.

Bio Snapshot

  • Location: Virginia
  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, City College of New York
  • MS, Mechanical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • Ph.D., University of Connecticut, 1970
  • Licensed, Professional Engineer
  • Certified, Fire and Explosion Investigator
  • Training, Accident Investigation at U.S. NRC
  • Training, Labels/Warnings/Instructions, University of Wisconsin
  • Member, American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Member, International Society for Measurement and Control
  • Member, National Fire Protection Association
  • Member, American Society for Testing Materials
  • Member, International Association of Fire Investigators
  • Member, International Code Committee
  • Member, Illumination Engineering Society of North America
  • Member, American Society of Safety Engineers
  • Member, American Society of Heating Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers
  • Former, Consultant, Sears Holdings Corporation
  • Former, US Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Sr. Engineer/Technical Advisor
  • Current, Consultant, Several Major Insurance Companies
  • Current, Senior Principal Mechanical Engineer

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