Provides Opinion & Testimony In:
Engineer, Hydraulic Component Manufacturing Failure Analysis, hose, couplings, fittings, inserts, hose failure, leakage, oil leakage, hose assembly, hose burst, hydraulic, crimping, swaging
Expert Witness No.2095
1978, Michigan State University, East Lansing MI,
Bachelor of Science, Chemical Engineering
Cases available upon request.
1992-2006, Eaton Corporation, Maumee, OH
2005-2006, Engineering Manager for Asia
Lead project teams in India, China, and Japan to develop hose fittings and adapters to meet customer specifications.
1999-2005, Engineering Manager, Transportation Group
Led a team of six engineers and a senior chemist to develop hose and fitting products in support of sales to truck, bus and high performance markets
Participated in the development team that introduced the EZ Clip fitting system for air conditioning hoses
Managed team that developed aluminum roll-formed air conditioning fittings
1992 – 1999, Senior Engineer, Global Hose Group
Worked with sales, customers and the hose manufacturing plants to develop optimized, customer specific hoses and fittings for automotive, off-highway and industrial applications
Evaluated hose and hose assembly failures to determine cause and corrective action.
Member of Society of Automotive Engineers