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Expert Witness No.1616

 

 EXPERT WITNESS

 

Used External and physical evidence to reconstruct accidents.

 

LICENSE

Registered Professional Engineer Mechanical Engineering

AWARDS

Chancellor’s Fellowship at UCLA

Qualified and listed as an expert witness by the Los Angeles superior court

PUBLICATIONS

  • Expert witness in accident reconstruction and product liability.
  • Owner of patents on liquid sensing.
  • Listed as an Expert Witness at the Los Angeles County Superior Sourt

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

1993 to Present

EXPERT WITNESS in  Reconstructing  hundreds of vehicular accidents by using external and physical evidence. Also evaluated design defects that caused work related injuries  Correlated black-box readings in vehicles with structural damages in vehicles and injuries to drivers and passengers. Worked on cases for defense and plaintiff attorneys. For example , I worked on cases with attorneys who represented Mercedes and attorneys who sued Mercedes. Designed and developed a microprocessor-based self-calibrated liquid sensor with accurate and fast response time measurement of liquid level, temperature and conductivity. This sensor can be used in vehicles to monitor the quantity and quality of automotive fluids like Diesel , engine oil , coolant etc. .

 

Tested prototypes of this sensor with engine oil, fuel, coolant, Diesel and multi-layered liquids like oil on water. 

 

Developed and wrote a C program for an algorithm to process the signal from such liquid sensor

 

Coordinated activities between firmware engineers and electronic circuit designers for very low level signals.

 

For this sensor searched and selected materials that are chemically inert, does not absorb liquid, work at high temperature as well as meet cost requirements.

 

Hewlitt-Packard

2010

Project Manager

coordinated engineering efforts to use this technology to monitor and control the temperature of ink for printing future newspapers. 

 

Thermodisc (subsidiary of Emerson Electric)

1998-1999 

Inventor

Designed, developed and provided guidelines for testing a version of this sensor for measuring oil level in a foamy refrigeration compressors. 

 

KYSOR/MEDALLION 1996-1997  

Inventor

Designed and provided prototypes of this microprocessor-based sensor with low power and low-level signal to Kysor/Medallion

 

Lee/Maatuk Engineering 1988-1992 

Partner

Partner at Lee/Maatuk Engineer owner of a patent on using capacitive technology to measure continuous liquid level.

 

Various Clients 1978-1988

Sr. Consultant

worked with defense and plaintiff attorneys as well as insurance companies in reconstructing accidents and evaluating product liability

Consultant to many companies including Magnavox, Circle Seal, TRW, Jet Propulsion Lab, HR Textron, Hydro-Aire, Mercedes Benz, Rocketdyne, Rockwell

Functions: 

Project Management responsibilities which required coordinating activities and providing guidelines to mechanical, software and electronic engineering Design, Analysis, Testing and manufacturing departments. 

Hired technical personnel to develop products within a time schedule and at a fixed-price. 

Evaluated and helped productize engineering alternatives to General Managers, Directors of Engineering and Program Managers. 

Evaluated product liability for plaintiff and defense attorneys. 

Approved by the Los Angeles County Court as an Expert Witness.

 

Rockwell International

1973-1974  

Dynamic Control Analyst

Dynamic Control Analyst for the Space Shuttle on-orbit maneuvers

 

Crane Company

1971-1972 

Senior Vibrations and Stress Engineer

Senior Vibrations and Stress Engineer for Nuclear valves at Crane Company

 

Snyder Corporation

1969-1970 

Design Engineer

Design Engineer for automated machinery at Snyder corporation.

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering , 1976, University of California Los Angeles (UCLA)
  • M.S.M.E. 1973  UCLA
  • B.S.M.E. 1966 Technion

 

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