Provides Opinion & Testimony In:
Static Electricity Hazards Electrical Engineer, Dust Explosions, Gas, Vapor Explosions, Fire, Explosions Properties Of Solids, Liquids, Gases, Mists, Safety, Chemical Handling, Classification Of Hazardous Areas, Transportation Of Dangerous Goods,
Expert Witness No.1085
Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering, Southampton University (U.K.) – 1985
Doctor of Philosophy Southampton University (U.K.) – 1989
Certifications and Affiliations:
Member, Institute of Electrical Engineers
Member, Institute of Physics
Member, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 77, Technical Committee on Static Electricity
Member, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 654, Technical Committee on Prevention of Fire and Dust Explosions from the Manufacturing, Processing, and Handling of Combustible Particulate Solids.
Member, American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) Committee E-27 on Hazard Potential of Chemicals
Specialist Areas of Expertise:
Static Electricity Hazards
Gas / Vapor Explosions
Fire/Explosions Properties of Solids, Liquids, Gases and Mists
Safety, Chemical Handling
Classification of Hazardous Areas
Transportation of Dangerous Goods
Expert 1085 is the Vice President of a Process Safety Firm in New Jersey. He has worked extensively as a Process and Operational Hazards Consultant for the chemical, pharmaceutical, food and petrochemical industries.
Expert 1085 is also a regular speaker at training courses in controlling electrostatic hazards and dust explosions and is a member of NFPA 77, NFPA 654, and ASTM E27.
Expert 1085’s research has culminated in the publication of industrial guidelines on electrostatic hazards associated with pneumatic transfer and storage of powders and numerous papers and articles.