Mechanical Engineering Expert Witnesses and Consultants
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Investigation and analysis of applied mechanics, materials engineering, stress analysis, fracture mechanics, structural analysis and support of static and dynamic testing.
The listings below are all Mechanical Engineering expert witnesses and consultants.
Featured ListingsSystems Engineering and Forensic Services
Chula Vista, CA
Cranes, rigging, forklifts, aerial devices, conveyors, mechanical and reliability engineering, failure and simulation analyses, ANSI, OSHA. Floating dry docks, barges, stability, multicrane lift planning, compliance.
Engineering Associate Services
South Kingston, RI
Thirty five years experience in the design analysis, inspection and auditing of piping, pipe supports structural and other mechanical components. Extensive experience performing design reviews, safety and hazards & engineering risk analyses. Office: Homosassa, Florida Office: Wakefield, Rhode Island
Expert ListingsRimkus Consulting Group, Inc.
Curtis R. Brown, President and CEO
Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc. is a worldwide provider of forensic consulting services to insurance companies, law firms, corporations and government agencies. Rimkus assists clients in the responsive and timely resolution of claims and disputes. The company's team of professional engineers, scientists, and technical specialists is recognized for its commitment to service excellence by local, national and international business communities.
Bay Area Innovations, Inc.
William F. Acton, PE
San Jose, CA
Engineering expert for cases involving industrial equipment, machinery, power tools, and hand tools with over 25 years of engineering experience. Career focused on tool, equipment and machine design, including fabrication and installation. Expert qualified to provide engineering opinion on industry codes and standards (ANSI, ASTM, ASME, OSHA, etc.). Knowledge of product specifications and building code compliance. I excel at communicating complex technical topics to lay audiences.
Madden Accident Analysis & Forensic Engineering
For over 30 years Madden Accident Analysis & Forensic Engineering and Sr. Forensic Engineer James D. Madden, P.E. have specialized in the investigation, engineering analysis, and reconstruction of accidents causing injury and property damage, and the engineering analysis of the safety of products, equipment and facilities. Madden Accident Analysis & Forensic Engineering and Sr. Forensic Engineer James D. Madden, P.E. investigate, perform engineering analyses and reconstruct: - traffic accidents - premises accidents - product accidents - machinery and workplace accidents - accidents involving chemicals and materials - fires and explosions involving equipment and industrial facilities, and - incidents involving carbon monoxide (CO) escape leading to carbon monoxide poisoning.
Real-World Forensic Engineering, LLC
As the founding president of RWFE, Dr. Rasty is assisted by a staff of Masters and PhD-level Mechanical & Electrical Engineers. Dr. Rasty has 30+ years of experience in investigating over 750 accidents, and testifying as an expert witness in over 250 depositions and 12 court appearances on behalf of both Plaintiffs (60%) and Defendants (40%). As a full-time professor of mechanical engineering, as well as the director of the post-graduate forensic engineering program at Texas Tech University, Dr. Rasty has taught over 25 upper level and graduate courses in the areas of Failure Analysis, Metallurgy, Design, Safety Engineering, Materials Science, Dynamics of Motion, and Stress Analysis. Dr. Rasty's expertise areas have been effectively utilized in Products and Premises Liability cases involving design, manufacturing, or marketing defects. Dr. Rasty has successfully served as a technical expert in cases involving Fire & Explosion, Safety Engineering, Warning/Marketing Defects, Slip & Fall Incidents, Boilers and Pressure Vessels, Fasteners,Ladders, Tree Stands, Chairs, Medical Devices ..... and much more.
James G. Rice, PhD
Mechanical Engineering, IP/Patent Litigation
Experienced expert witness working with top law firms on patent litigation in the area of mechanical engineering. Over 40 years experience in industry and academia. Has provided litigation support in over 75 patent cases over the last 18 years.Dr. Rice has been deposed more than 40 times and has testified at trial 9 times.
Peterson Engineering, Inc.
Donn N. Peterson, PE, D-IBFES, President
Forensic Engineering services and expert witness testimonies since 1971. Accident Reconstruction, Mathematical Modeling, Whiplash Dynamics, Failure Analysis, Product Liability, Slip/Trip/Miss and Fall.
Advanced Research & Technology (ART)
Tarek Omar, Ph.D.
Mechanical and Structural Engineering, Accident investigation, Structural analysis, Material testing, Transportation Safety, Occupant & Vehicle Dynamics, Seatbelts, Airbags, Occupant Protection, Crashworthiness, Computer Modeling and Accident Simulation, guardrail evaluation Failure Analysis. Our experts utilize state-of-the-art technology including 3-D computer animation engineering and modeling; latest engineering techniques; as well as computerized collision reconstruction and simulation programs. Strong expertise in Vehicle crash analysis (frontal, side-impact, incompatibility, single vehicle, rollover), crash scene investigation, crash test data analysis (FMVSS, NCAP, IIHS), crash statistical data analysis (NASS, FARS). 25 years of experience - free initial consultation for 30 minutes.
Richard Collins, Ph.D., M.Sc., B.Sc.
Cranberry Township, PA
Accurate research & scientific analysis in mechanical and biomedical engineering & regulatory assessments. Litigation support in: Accident reconstruction, Injury biomechanics and Medical device product liability. Consultation in Biomedical & Human Factors Engineering; Former Professor of Medicine; Professor of Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering.
The Kilpatrick Group, PA
Gary E. Kilpatrick, PE, DFE
.Since 2003, Gary E. Kilpatrick, PE, DFE at The Kilpatrick Group, PA has been a service provider of accident reconstruction to our legal and insurance clients. Gary is a board certified Forensic Engineer through the National Academy of Forensic Engineers (NAFE) and is a Diplomat Forensic Engineer (DFE). Gary is a degreed mechanical design engineer and has extensive engineering education, training and experience in industrial process equipment in the automotive and other industries and product defect and failure analyses. Gary has a forensic engineering practice in six major areas namely: (1) Motor Vehicle Products Defects and Failure Analyse which includes school buses and heavy commercial articulated vehicles; (2) Motorcycles and All-Terrain Vehicles (ATV) Accidents and Products Defects and Failure Analyse; (3) Cranes Accidents and Products Defects and Failure Analyse including load charts, rigging and crane data recorders; (4) Forklift Accidents and Products Defects and Failure Analyse; and (5) Amusement Park Ride Products Defects and Failure Analyse and (6) General Industrial Accidents including machine guarding, lockout/tagout and OSHA Regulations 29CFR1910; 29CFR1926 and 29CFR1928. Gary is a certified Industrial OSHA expert in General Industry and Construction Equipment. Gary travels throughout the United States to investigate motor vehicle crashes, product defect and failure claims resulting in personal injury or wrongful death.
David Alley, P.E.
Electrical Power Plant Consulting Engineer and Project Manager experienced in forensic expert witness and consultancy related to electrical engineering in electric power systems.
Alpine Engineering & Design, Inc.
There are several different qualities that make a good expert witness. When you are looking for a mechanical engineering expert for either a patent or a product liability case, you need an expert with the knowledge, experience and communication skills to clearly provide their expert opinions. Our experts have advanced degrees and certifications, but we understand that this is only one factor. Our experts have all been involved heavily in equipment design. While these two things are important, we know that being able to clearly communicate information is vital in any case. When you speak to one of our experts, you will find that they have an amazing balance of all three aspects that make an exceptional expert witness. Request one of our experts https://alpineeng.com/our-experts/ or call 801-763-8484
Ole Haaland, P.E.
Mr. Haaland has thirty four years experience in power production design construction and commissioning with 27 years managing people and projects. He is a registered professional engineer in Maryland and held a Senior Reactor Operators license.
Associated Power Analysts Inc.
College Station, TX
The Principals at Associated Power Analysts offer experienced forensic engineering and expert witness testimony in electric power. Specialties include: investigation, reconstruction and analysis of system and equipment failures; electrical contact and arc flash injuries; fires and explosions; service outages and damages; codes, standards and work practices; patent issues; and regulatory matters.
Steven B. Kushnick, PE, Inc.
Mechanical Engineering Expert
Turbomachinery Expert. Jet Engines, Gas Turbine Engines, Steam Turbines, Compressors, Pumps, Diesels, Cogeneration, Combustion, Failure Analysis, and Engineering Analysis.
Atech Designs Inc
Karl R. Leinsing, MSME, PE
Karl R. Leinsing, MSME, PE, is the President of ATech Designs, Inc. His medical experience includes intravenous (IV) systems & disposables, hernia repair, endometrial ablation, cardiovascular systems, injection ports, catheters, mitral valve repair, bed rails, cervical screws, syringes, IV/insulin pumps, glucose monitors, peritoneal dialysis pumps, and abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair. Mr. Leinsing holds many patents in needle free IV valves, laparoscopic devices, needlescopic devices, suture lockers, catheters, mitral valve repair devices, sleep apnea (CPAP) devices,and knitting machines. He has been granted over 34 patents and received five design awards, has design on cover of life magazine, and is recognized as one of the top 100 medical device professionals in the nation by MD&DI.
Dr. I. U. Ojalvo & Kristopher Seluga M.S., P.E.
Our staff of PhDs and Licensed Professional Engineers has provided expert services to attorneys and claims representatives in thousands of cases over the past thirty years. We have engineering experts who can handle a wide range of Mechanical, Biomechanical and Electrical cases. Extensive experience in motor vehicle, biomechanics, product liability, golf cart, construction, factory and premises safety cases, preparation of forensic animations, as well as numerous other capabilities. Locations in CT and NY.
Compass Consulting Engineers P.C.
Licensed Professional Engineer specializing in the analysis and reconstruction of motor vehicle accidents throughout the United States. Initial case reviews, vehicle and crash scene inspections, vehicle testing, Event Data Recorder ('black box') downloads, photogrammetry, 3-D laser scanning and drone flights. Scientifically accurate graphics and animations to illustrate the complex aspects of the reconstruction.
Steve O'Kelley, P.E.
Fort Worth, TX
Mr. O'Kelley is registered by written examination in both mechanical and electrical engineering in several states. His 54 years of experience include major projects in the design of industrial aviation hotels education condominium and apartment military courts convention centers post office shopping center jail and palace facilities.
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