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Electric Utility Engineering, Electric Utility, Power Distribution Systems, Electrical Accidents, Arc Flash Incidents, Transformer Switchgear Failure, Overhead Underground High Voltage Distribution, Transmission, Electrical, Electrical Engineering, Power, Power System Analysis, Utility Construction, Substation, Distribution, Short Circuits, Arc Flash Hazards, Outdoor Lighting, Lighting Protection, Relay Protection, High Voltage, Power Cable, Electrical System Construction Operations, Power System Studies, Protective Device Coordination, Power Factor, Transformers, Electrical Safety, Electrical Cost Estimating,
Expert Witness No.1741
M.Eng, Electric Power Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
B.S., Electrical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
NCEES (National PE Registration), Massachusetts, Vermont, Maine, Maryland
Principal, Owner, Expert 1741 Engineering Firm, Shrewsbury, MA
Expert 1741 owns a small engineering firm that provides consulting, planning and design engineering to utilities, municipalities, colleges and large facilities. Primary business focus is on utility consulting and planning for new increments of system capacity, from conceptual design, budgeting, detailed design and construction.
Principal Engineer, Owner, Expert 1741 Consulting Engineer Company, Hopedale, MA
Expert 1741 is part owner of a firm that specializes in electric engineering and design of utility power systems. Work included design of medium and low voltage electrical facilities for clients including utilities, colleges and industrial/commercial facilities. Prepared detailed planning studies for utilities, municipalities and colleges, used for long range planning to retire old equipment and make recommendations to add system capacity in anticipation of future load growth. Primary focus is on underground electrical systems, including the preparation of plans, specifications, and cost estimates for new medium voltage power cable extension projects.
Engineering & Operations Superintendent, Electrical Plant, Wellesley, MA
Expert 1741 was responsible for engineering functions for distribution utility serving 30,000 people. Expert 1741 work included design of new electrical services, low and medium voltage for new residential and commercial customers. Supervised substation maintenance program for six (6) existing medium voltage (13.8kV) electric distribution and customer substations.
Electrical Engineer, Electrical Company, Framingham, MA
Expert 1741 was responsible for electrical engineering designs and assigned projects, primarily in the areas of high voltage substation and medium voltage utility distribution systems work included preparing contract plans and specifications for municipal utility clients for substation interconnection projects.
Electrical Engineer, Electrical Company, Groton, CT
Expert 1741 was responsible for electrical engineering and design functions associated with development of new shipboard electric power and propulsion systems.
Expert 1741 is the owner of an electrical engineering, design and consulting firm. As a principal engineer, Expert 1741 provides power system design, lighting design, technical studies and consulting to clients such as utilities, municipalities, colleges, the insurance industry, industrial / commercial facilities and other consultants.
Expert 1741 work as an independent expert in forensic assessment of electrical equipment at both low and high voltages, including the preparation of repair/replacement estimates and making recommendations to clients to minimize costs and downtime. Expert 1741 frequently reviews electrical test data to help clients determine equipment condition and proper maintenance intervals, and has provided expert opinions in a number of insurance cases involving both equipment failure and electrical injuries.
Expert 1741 has extensive experience is electric utility and industrial/commercial distribution planning, design, and operations, including substation, transmission and overhead/underground distribution and network systems. The scopes of these projects have ranged from low voltage industrial applications, through distribution lines and large-scale transmission systems up to and including 345kV. Expert 1741 has been responsible for analytical and computerized modeling, load flow, short circuit, power factor correction, line loss, voltage drop, and protective relaying studies for a number of large and small facilities and utilities.
Expert 1741 has been part of several project teams associated with the design, installation, and interconnection of new generation and co-generation projects. These projects have included emergency generator installations as small as 250 kW up to combined cycle plant and transmission line interconnection projects as large as 250 MW.
Expert 1741 is a Registered Professional Engineer in Massachusetts, Vermont, Maine and Maryland. Expert 1741 is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, and the Boston Chapter of the Power Engineering Society and has served on the PES Education Committee. Expert 1741 is also a recognized member of the electrical engineering honor society Eta Kappa Nu.
Over the past 5 years Expert 1741 has been part and sole owner of two engineering consulting firms and has also been employed as an Engineering & Operations Superintendent for an electric utility in Massachusetts
IEEE, Power Engineering Society
Eta Kappa Nu Engineering Honor Society
Northeast Public Power Association (NEPPA)