Arson Electrical Fire Safety Quality Assurance Expert Witness

Provides Opinion & Testimony In:

Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Enginerring, Fire Safety, Failure Analysis, Electrical Shock, Product Safety Warnings, Electrical Wire Connectors, Hazard Analysis, Quality Assurance & Reliability, Fireplace Chimney Inspections, Codes, Standards, Regulations, Electrical Wire Connectors Patents, Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter, Electrical Fires, Arson Investigations, Forensic Engineering, Vehicular Fires

Areas of Focus

• Mechanical Engineering
• Fire Safety
• Electrical Shock
• Electrical Wire Connectors
• Product & Process Design
• Fireplace Chimney Inspections
• Electrical Wire Connectors Patents
• Electrical Fires
• Forensic Engineering
• Electrical Engineering
• Failure Analysis
• Product Safety & Warnings
• Safety, Warnings & Hazard Analysis
• Quality Assurance & Reliability
• Codes, Standards, Regulations
• Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (GFCI)
• Arson Investigations
• Vehicular Fires

Education

• Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering, 2002, Univ. of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
• Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering, 1979, Marquette University
• Professional Engineer, currently licensed in Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Iowa, and Indiana
• Certified Fireplace Inspector, Fireplace Investigation Research and Educational Service (F.I.R.E. Service), Sep., 2007.
• Hazwoper, 40 hour, Certified (Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response), October 2013.

Associations / Memberships

• Fireplace Investigation Research and Education, F.I.R.E., 2009.
• National Academy of Forensic Engineers, NAFE, Senior Member, 2007
• American Society of Mechanical Engineers, ASME, 2003
• Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, IEEE, 1999
• International Association of Arson Investigators, IAAI, International and Wisconsin  Member, 1994.
• National Society of Professional Engineers, NSPE, 2000.

Honors / Awards

• BSEE – Cum Laude,
• BSEE – Golden Key Honor Society
• General Manager’s Award, Certificate of Excellence, Applied Power/Gardner Bender, H1/H2 Wire connector designs and manufacturing/tooling implementations, 2006.
• President’s Award, Certificate of Excellence, Applied Power/Gardner Bender, G1/G2 Wire connector designs and manufacturing/tooling implementations, 2004.
• Certified Quality Engineer, ASQ (American Society for Quality) – No. 30197, December 1993

Experience

Humatec – Sr. Consultant, Electrical, Fire, Mechanical Failure Analysis, 2015 – Present
Synergy Technologies, LLC – President and Professional Engineer, 1994 – Present
Gardner Bender, Inc. – Sr. Project Eng., 1990 – 1999
Johnson Controls, Inc. – Project Design Engineer, 1998 – 1999
Milwaukee Area Technical College, Instructor, 1991
Kohler Co., Sr. Mechanical Project Eng., 1986 – 1990
Sta-Rite Industries, Project Eng. / Account Exec., 1979 – 1986

Patents

• Twist On Wire Connector
• Twist On Wire Connector
• Torque Limiting Socket
• Wire Connector Torque
• Romex Ripper
• Twist On Wire Connector
• Insulator for Crimp
• Shock Absorber Assy.

Continuing Education

Available Upon Request

Publications

Available Upon Request

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