Design Engineering Expert Witnesses

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Please locate the design engineering expert witness you are searching for by clicking on the following links. Design engineering experts found on this page may consult on issues involving highway construction, building construction, and bridge construction. Consultants found through these areas of expertise may provide reports regarding design flaws, design compliance, statistical process control, and project management, as well as related topics.

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Brian A. Darr, P.E. IAAI-FIT(V), CFEI (Quality Forensic Engineering, LLC)
Mr. Darr has 26 years of extensive experience with tires including design, development, manufacturing, quality investigation, race tire preparation and testing of tires at numerous testing facilities. He worked in a tire manufacturing facility as a plant... Learn More ›
Fari Barzegar, Ph.D., P.E., CPEng. (Habitat Engineering & Forensics, Inc.)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Expert consultant/witness in over 90 cases with testimony/trial experience. Dr. Barzegar is a licensed professional engineer providing a broad range of services in civil/structural engineering and construction...
John R. Yannaccone, P.E. (DJS Associates, Inc.)
Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: John R. Yannaccone, PE has been an engineer for over 25 years. For over 20 of those years, he has worked in the forensic engineering field. Most of his work has been related to the investigation and analysis...
Craig Rosenberg (UI.EXPERT)
Location: Washington
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Rosenberg is a highly experienced user interface and human factors expert with extensive expert witness experience specializing in user interface design, human factors, software engineering, virtual...
John H. Hamilton, MSME PE
Location: Arkansas
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Hamilton, is a professional engineer and a full-time faculty member of the University of Arkansas. In this this faculty position he is responsible for teaching undergraduate mechanical engineering...
Paul Eason (e4 Consulting, Inc.)
Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Eason combines experience from academia, industry, and consulting to address a variety of engineering and forensic subjects. His broad based materials engineering education allows him to examine product...
Nathan H. Morrill, P.E..CSP (Alpine Engineering & Design, Inc.)
Location: Utah
Areas of Expertise: Alpine Engineering & Design, Inc. has 6 consulting mechanical engineers. We have a total of nearly 100 years of experience designing mechanical equipment. Our engineers have over 80 U.S. patents on products...
Grahme Fischer, P.E. (Technical Problem Solvers, Inc.)
Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: Motor Vehicle Accident Reconstruction and Forensic Engineering: Mr. Grahme Fischer has over 40 years of experience practicing various aspects of mechanical and forensic engineering. He has conducted...
Anthony Wechselberger (Entropy Management Solutions)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: BROADBAND & MULTIMEDIA CONSULTING & EXPERT WITNESS SERVICES Specializing in broadband, multimedia and associated technologies, infrastructures and commercial environments, Mr. Wechselberger brings thirty...
Albert Vangura
Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Vangura is an engineering professional with nearly forty years of experience in product design, development, manufacturing, and testing with twenty-five of those years in medical devices. Mr. Vangura...
Timothy J. McCoy, PhD, PE, CDR, USN (ret.) (McCoy Consulting, LLC)
Location: Michigan
Areas of Expertise: I am currently a Professor of Engineering Practice in the Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering Department at the University of Michigan where I teach classes in marine engineering and conduct research....
Raj Srinivas, P.E., LEED AP BD+C (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Raj Srinivas, P.E., LEED AP BD+C is a mechanical engineer and building systems expert with 25+ years of experience in the design, construction, and maintenance of HVAC, plumbing, industrial process, and...
ForensisGroup, Inc. (The Expert of Experts)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: For over 30 years, ForensisGroup has provided the nation’s top law firms, businesses, insurance companies, government entities with highly qualified expert witnesses and consultants. Experts referred by...
Christian A. Yates, M.S., P.E. (Alpha Engineering & Consulting, LLC )
Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Yates has a Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering and specializes in accident reconstruction. Current work includes the analysis and reconstruction of vehicular accidents, including vehicular dynamics and occupant restraint systems.
Andrew R. Yarmus, P.E., F.NSPE (Yarmus Engineering, P.C.)
Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: Yarmus Engineering, P.C. has been providing Engineering services throughout the tri-state area since 1974. Andrew R. Yarmus, P.E., F.NSPE, President of the firm, has worked in various engineering and...
Chris Scott (Material Answers LLC)
Location: Massachusetts
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Chris E. Scott is President of Material Answers LLC. He specializes in material structure, properties, and processing. His work emphasizes thermoplastics, thermosets, blends, composites, and multicomponent...
Vincent A. Ettari, P.E. (Vincent A. Ettari, P.E., P.C.)
Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: Vincent A. Ettari, P.E., P.C. serves New York City & the counties of Westchester, Dutchess, Putnam, Orange, Rockland, Ulster, Suffolk (Long Island), Nassau, Bronx (N.Y.), Queens, Brooklyn / Kings County,...
Tim S Leggett, P. Eng., P. E. (Forensic Dynamics Inc. )
Location: Arizona
Areas of Expertise: Tim Leggett, P. Eng. P. E. founded Forensic Dynamics Inc. in 1988 and remains a senior accident reconstruction engineer, having reconstructed over 5300 accidents and testified in over 425 trials across...
Richard Murray, P.E. (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Richard Murray is a Mechanical Engineer and industrial safety expert with vast expertise across product design, automation, and guarding; manufacturing processes; and other complex mechanical devices and...
C. Martin Nowland, PE, CEM (Nowland Services, PLLC)
Location: New Hampshire
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Nowland has 35 years of diverse experience in electrical engineering, process control systems, and safety. Roles included client interface, estimates, design, consulting, specification, devices and...
Christopher M Daft (River Sonic Solutions LLC)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Award winning, Oxford Educated scientist whose areas of expertise include medical imaging, electronics, semiconductors, medical devices, sensors, MEMS, signal processing and image processing. - Dr...
J. Terrence Grisim, CSP, CDS, CPSM, ARM (Safety Management Consultants, Inc.)
Location: Illinois
Areas of Expertise: Premises Safety and Liability · Retail Store Safety · Retail Display Safety · Falling Merchandise/Top Stock Accidents · Slips/Trips and Falls · Negligent Maintenance ·...
Peter Petrovsky PE, ME, CE, IE, A B HAZ & C-12 MULTI-DISCIPLINED ENGINEER & CONTRACTOR (Diversified - lppetrovsky@gmail.com)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Peter Petrovsky, PE, earned registrations as Professional Engineer in Civil Engineering, as well as, in Mechanical Engineering. Additionally, he earned licenses as a General Engineering Contractor, General...
Steven Schneider (Schneider Engineering, PLLC)
Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: FORENSIC ENGINEERING: Schneider Engineering, PLLC started in 1988. Its Principal, Steven Schneider, P.E. has 50 years of experience in the traffic accident and engineering fields. The firm specializes...
Steven J Meyers (DVI Aviation)
Location: Illinois
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Meyers is an experienced aircraft accident investigator, and has work experience as an engineer, pilot, and mechanic. He's an adjunct aviation instructor at Lewis University, and teaches courses pertaining...
Scott O. Ganaja, P.E. (PROgressiv Engineering, Inc.)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Scott Ganaja specializes in the design and manufacture of bicycles and e-bikes, exercise and medical equipment. He is experienced in matters involving products liability and intellectual property. Mr....
Medical Advisors, Inc./Technical Network Consulting Service
Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: Your Link To Americas Most Qualified Experts! Get the right Expert and the right Service! Medical Advisors, Inc. provides top ranked Board Certified physicians and academicians in all medical specialties....
Karl L Linck
Location: Wisconsin
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Linck is an expert in food industry production and packaging with 45+ years of experience. He is a Professional Engineer in WI, IL, AZ, CA, FL, and ID and has held leadership roles with expert witness...
James D. Madden. P.E. (Board Certified Diplomate Forensic Engineer, Sr. Forensic Engineer at  Madden Accident Analysis, Investigation, Reconstruction)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: During over 35 years of Forensic Engineering work Senior Forensic Engineer James D. Madden, P.E. has: - completed over 1100 cases - prepared and issued over 700 written reports - prepared and issued...
Shawn P. Capser, Ph.D., PStat, P.E. (Praxis Reliability Consulting)
Location: Michigan
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Capser is an ASA Accredited Professional Statistician (PStat) and a Licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Michigan. He is an expert witness in areas of statistical and reliability methods....
Ryan Forensics, PLLC
Location: Arkansas
Areas of Expertise: Ryan Forensics division of Ryan Engineering, Inc. is a full-service firm that provides quality, value-adding, professional services at competitive rates. We are a team of professional engineers licensed...
Neil Sheehan (Consulting Engineer - Medical Products)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Over 45 years of experience in all aspects of medical device design, development and manufacturing from individual contributor to Vice President of Engineering and Manufacturing. Broad range of products...
Daryl Ebersole, P.E. (Robson Forensic Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Daryl L. Ebersole, PE, is a licensed Professional Engineer in more than 10 states. He has also testified at trial in approximately 10 states. He is a proven investigator of electrical causes of fires,...
Gary E Kilpatrick, PE, DFE (The Kilpatrick Group, PA)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Who is The Kilpatrick Group, PA? Our mission is to provide to you with forensic mechanical design engineering services that are dedicated to the application of the art, science and methodology of forensic...
Karl R. Leinsing, MSME, PE (ATech Designs, Inc.)
Location: New Hampshire
Areas of Expertise: Karl R. Leinsing, MSME, PE, is the President of ATech Designs, Inc. His medical experience includes intravenous (IV) systems & disposables, hernia repair, endometrial ablation, cardiovascular systems,...
William Acorn, PE, FASHRAE (Acorn Consulting Services, LLC)
Location: Arizona and Washington
Areas of Expertise: William R. Acorn is principal and founder of Acorn Consulting Services, LLC. A consulting mechanical engineer specializing in the built environment, Bill provides: Project Design and Management...
Ulf Lindmark, PE, Board Certified Environmental Engineer (EFI Global)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Lindmark is a California practicing Professional Engineer (PE) with 42 years environmental experience and 33 years of litigation/court experience. Mr. Lindmark is a Board Certified Environmental Engineer...
Brian G. Pfeifer, Ph.D., P.E. (Quality Forensic Engineering, LLC)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Pfeifer is an Engineering Expert with over 25 years of experience investigating thousands of cases involving a variety of forensic engineering issues. He is a leading expert in accident reconstruction,...
Robson Forensic, Inc.
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Robson Forensic is a national leader in expert witness consulting, providing technical expertise across many fields within engineering, architecture, science, and a broad range of specialty disciplines. We...
Steven B. Kushnick, P.E. (Steven B. Kushnick, P.E., Inc.)
Location: Georgia
Areas of Expertise: Steven Kushnick PE is a Professional Engineer with 40+ years of experience in the field of turbomachinery. He worked for Pratt & Whitney in Mechanical Design for nine years, and has been consulting to...
Nikhil (Nik) Kar (Kars' Advanced Materials Inc)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Nikhil’s focus is on mechanical/metallurgical/materials behavior and equipment function to determine cause(s) of premature failure. His background in mechanical engineering and materials science has allowed...
Michael D. Klein, P.E., CHMM, C.F.E.I. (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: MICHAEL D. KLEIN, P.E., CHMM, C.F.E.I. Professional Engineer - Certified Hazardous Materials Expert - Certified Fire & Explosion Investigator - Manufacturing Processes & Procedures - Environmental Management...
William J. Pyznar, P.E., BSAE, BSCE (The Falcon Group)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Pyznar is the managing principal for Engineering Design and Project Management for the firm's building-related work, in addition to overseeing the daily operations of the firm. Included in his responsibilities...
Thomas E. Johnson, P. E. (Railroad & Metallurgical Engineering, Inc.)
Location: Minnesota
Areas of Expertise: My engineering consulting practice is focused on the following areas: Railroad Accident Reconstruction and litigation, Metallurgical Engineering/Failure Analysis, Railroad Engineering, new product development...
Sean Shideh, P.E.
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Providing comprehensive expert consulting in automotive litigation cases: • Automotive manufacturing and design defects analysis • Seatbelt/Airbag design and protection performance analysis • Vehicle...
Mark I Montrose (Montrose Compliance Services, Inc. (Electromagnetic Compatibility-EMC))
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Mark Montrose specializes in Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) plus Electromagnetic Interference (EMI). This includes system level design for both domestic and international regulatory requirements with...
R. Kevin Smith, P.E. (R. K. Smith Engineering Inc.)
Location: Illinois and Indiana
Areas of Expertise: R. Kevin Smith, P.E., D.F.E. is President of R. K. Smith Engineering Inc. since 1997, a mechanical engineering safety and design consulting firm. Kevin has consulted on over a thousand matters nationwide...
Michael Pollock (Cogent Experts, LLC)
Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Pollock has 25 years of engineering experience working on regional, national and global projects in designing, consulting, project and construction management, construction defects, operations, maintenance,...
H. John Miller, PhD, PE (Miller Biomechanical Forensics, LLC)
Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: A biomedical, mechanical, and manufacturing engineer, Dr. Miller has focused his work in the areas of injury causation, occupant safety, crashworthiness, product design, manufacturing processes and new...
Keystone Engineering Consultants, Inc.
Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: Keystone Engineering Consultants, Inc. is a multi-discipline, broad-spectrum firm providing comprehensive and qualified forensic engineering, architecture, scientific, biomechanics, and fire/arson investigation...
Consolidated Consultants
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Consolidated Consultants (CCc) continues to deliver high quality expert witness and medical expert witness referrals nationwide since 1995. CCc is the only referral service where you can view the full,...
Robert O. Peruzzi, PhD, PE, DFE (Forensic Engineering / Electronic Design)
Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: Expert witness experience includes intellectual property, patents, failure analysis, product liability, product requirements and specifications. Licensed Professional Electrical Engineer with a sub specialty...
Leon A. Kappelman, PhD (Solutions-Organizations-Systems, Inc.)
Location: Texas
Areas of Expertise: Professor Leon A. Kappelman, Ph.D. is a research scientist, teacher, author, speaker, and adviser dedicated to helping organizations and individuals better manage their information, technology, human,...
Reza A. Mirshams (Materials Engineering Solutions, LLC)
Location: Texas
Areas of Expertise: A licensed Metallurgical Engineer and University Professor in Mechanical Engineering and Technology with 45 years of professional experience. Professional experience includes failure analysis of products...
Shakir R Shatnawi (Shatec Engineering Consultants)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Ph.D. in civil engineering-transportation engineering. I provide expert witness services in traffic engineering, highway design, roadway design, pavements, design standards, traffic control devices, accident...
C.J. Abraham (Technical Director, Scientific Advisory Services, Ltd.)
Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Abraham has over forty years of international experience consulting to insurance companies, municipalities, government agencies, and the legal profession. He has consulted in more than 3,500 matters...
Dr. / Professor J. Rasty, Ph.D., PE, CFEI, CFII, President & CEO (Real World Forensic Engineering)
Location: Texas
Areas of Expertise: Since 1988, Real-World Forensic Engineering, LLC (“RWFE”) has provided engineering services to industries and government labs, as well as litigation support to both plaintiff and defense attorneys practicing...
Thomas W Caldwell, P.E. (Summit Associates of Bedford LLC)
Location: New Hampshire
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Caldwell has 38 years experience in materials R&D, product design and testing, manufacturing process development, quality assurance and product failure for ferrous and non-ferrous alloy products. He...
Finity Engineering, LLC
Location: Washington
Areas of Expertise: Engineers, industrial designers, and other experts in automation, mechatronics, robotics, and consumer products provide expert witness services and litigation support in patent cases, product liability...
C. William Brewer, P.E. (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: C. WILLIAM BREWER. P.E. Civil Engineer, Land Development Expert Mr. Brewer has designed and directed large-scale, engineering, construction, and real estate development projects and design programs...
Michael Panish (ConstructionWitness.com)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Mike Panish is a legal expert witness and consultant specializing in most construction trades (defects & injuries), automatic door systems, doors, door hardware, door sensors, gates, cabinetry, architectural...
Design Engineering FAQs

What is a design engineering expert witness?

A design engineering expert witness is an expert who provides testimony regarding the design of engineering products or systems. The expert’s testimony may address the adequacy of the design, the cause of any failures, or the potential for future failures.

What is the role of a design engineering expert witness?

The duty of a design engineering expert witness is to provide testimony related to product design, safety regulations, and engineering standards, along with other related topics.

How much can a person make as a design engineering expert witness?

Design engineering expert witnesses may agree with the retaining attorney to an hourly rate anywhere from $200 to $450 per hour, or more, depending on the case.

What are the qualifications of a design engineering expert witness?

To serve as a design engineering expert witness, an individual should have a degree in mechanical engineering, industrial design, or a related field, experience in product design and development, and knowledge of design standards, regulations, and best practices.

In a lawsuit, what type of evience is reviewed by a design engineering expert witness?

A design engineering expert witness reviews evidence related to the design, development, and testing of a product or system to determine if it meets industry standards and regulations.

In what type of cases would testimony be required from a design engineering expert witness?

Design engineering expert witnesses may be required in cases involving product liability, patent infringement, construction defects, and other situations where technical knowledge and expertise are necessary to establish liability or damages.