Brian M Davis, MSME, PE

Mr. Brian M Davis, MSME, PE

Old Iron Innovation LLC
9891 Montgomery Rd Suite 286
Cincinnati , OH 45242
Office: 513-310-6202
Introduction

EXPERIENCE SUMMARY:

Leveraging over 30 years of engineering expertise, as firm principal Brian Davis, MSME, PE has investigated and opined on forensic engineering matters in automotive, marine, medical device and transportation. Holder of six patents, licensed in OH and FL, instructor to other professional engineers and former USN engineering duty officer.

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIP:

National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE)
American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)
American Society for Metals (ASM)
Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)
International Association of Marine Investigators (IAMI)
ASTM International
National Academy of Forensic Engineers (NAFE) -- affiliate
National Association of Subrogation Professionals (NASP)

• Licensed professional engineer:
• Ohio license no. 68061
• Florida license no. 79103
• NCEES International Registry
• Holder of NCEES Record with Model Law Engineer designation


Areas of Expertise
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Automotive Engineering
  • Equipment & Machinery
  • Failure Analysis
  • Forensic Engineering
  • Marine Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medical Devices
  • Products Liability
  • TurboMachinery

Expert Background
Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: Education:
• BSME (University of Florida) cum laude
• MSME (University of Cincinnati)

Experience:
• Over 25 years in OEM gas turbine design and propulsion systems
• Over 4 years in OEM laparoscopic medical device design, specializing in ultrasonics
• Qualified as a US Naval Engineering Duty Officer (Reserve) with rank of Lieutenant
• Certified Six Sigma Greenbelt
• Licensed professional engineer:
• Ohio license no. 68061
• Florida license no. 79103
• NCEES International Registry
• Holder of NCEES Record with Model Law Engineer designation
• Experienced with FAA certification and FDA 510k approval
• TOPS8D trained in root cause investigations
• Completed SEAK course, “How to be an Effective Expert Witness,” 2017.

Patents:
• 6,076,835 “Interstage vane seal apparatus”
• 6,217,283 “Composite fan platform”
• 6,354,780 “Eccentric balanced blisk”
• 6,914,215 “Real time laser shock peening quality assurance by natural frequency analysis”
• 8,061,975 “Slipring bushing assembly for moveable turbine vane”
• 8,197,196 “Bushing and clock spring assembly for moveable turbine vane”
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: Member of NSPE, ASME, AIAA, ASTM and ASM
Member of SAE International (Society of Automotive Engineers)
Member of International Association of Marine Investigators (IAMI)
Affiliate of National Academy of Forensic Engineers (NAFE)
Member of National Association of Subrogation Professionals (NASP)
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: Lecturer and course developer for 6.5 hr professional engineer CE course "Introduction to Vibrations," Halfmoon Education Inc., Cincinnati, OH, 2017.

Lecturer and course developer for 6.5 hr professional engineer CE course "Introduction to Vibrations," Halfmoon Education Inc., Indianapolis, IN, 2017.
Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
A: No.
Q: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
A: 6
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: automotive, medical devices, marine
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: 67%
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: 33%
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: 1
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: February 2018
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: 1
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Consulting, expert witness, forensic engineering
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: Rates available upon request
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: Rates available upon request
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: Rates available upon request
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: Rates available upon request
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: Travel and other relevant fees are negotiated and agreed-to with the client.


References

References available upon request