Michael P. Schuller, P.E.

Michael P. Schuller, P.E.

Atkinson-Noland & Associates
2619 Spruce Street
Boulder , CO 80302
Office: 303-444-3620
Introduction

Michael P. Schuller is President of Atkinson-Noland & Associates in Boulder, Colorado, leading a consulting engineering firm specializing in evaluation and strengthening of masonry materials and structures. Mr. Schuller’s experience at Atkinson-Noland includes the design of industrial and residential structures, condition evaluation of structures, expert witness services, masonry repair and strengthening, and research projects involving masonry and concrete. He has worked on many commercial building evaluation projects with past clients including the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, University of Georgia, University of Wisconsin, University of Missouri, the Getty Institute, National Park Service, World Monuments Fund, and private building owners. He taught a course in Masonry Structural Design at the University of Colorado, Boulder, from 2000 through 2009 and in 2016.

Mr. Schuller has over 100 publications relating to evaluation, repair, and structural behavior of concrete and masonry structures and served on the organizational committee of three conferences on nondestructive evaluation of civil structures and materials. He was the organizational chair of the 1996 “Conference on Nondestructive Evaluation of Civil Structures and Materials.” Mr. Schuller is a co-author of a book on this subject titled “Nondestructive Evaluation and Testing of Masonry Structures.”

Mr. Schuller is a Fellow of the Masonry Society and the Association for Preservation Technology, serves on the Board of Directors of the Rocky Mountain Masonry Institute, and is a member of The Masonry Society, the American Concrete Institute, the Association for Preservation Technology, and the International Council on Monuments and Sites. He is active in the development of masonry test standards and training courses with ASTM Committees C-12 and C-15, RILEM Committee TC-MDT, and The Association for Preservation Technology’s Training and Education Committee.


Areas of Expertise
  • Architecture
  • Brick & Stone
  • Concrete/Cement
  • Forensic Engineering
  • Professional Engineering
  • Structural Engineering

Expert Background
Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: Registered Professional Engineer, State of Colorado, 1994, No. 29544
Registered Professional Engineer, State of New York, 2013, No. 93125-1
Registered Professional Engineer, State of New Jersey, 2017, No. GE 5339100
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: American Society for Testing and Materials
Association for Preservation Technology International
International Concrete Repair Institute
RILEM
Rocky Mountain Masonry Institute
The Masonry Society
US/ICOMOS, International Council on Monuments and Sites
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: Mr. Schuller has presented at many international conferences and has taught the Masonry Engineering course at the University of Colorado several times. He served as an engineering expert for the History Channel on programs investigating construction of the Taj Mahal, India, the fortresses and churches constructed in Russia by Ivan the Terrible, and the works of Stalin in and around Moscow, and for the DIY Network on aspects of reinforced concrete masonry and brick masonry construction.
Q: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
A: More than 75
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Construction Defects - primarily masonry
Building Envelope - veneers
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: Approximately 20%
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: Approximately 80%
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: 24 years.
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Site inspections
In situ and laboratory material testing
Engineering consulting
Expert reports
Litigation support
Depositions
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: Upon request.
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: Upon request.
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: Upon request.
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: Upon request.
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: Reimbursable travel expenses, reproduction fees, nondestructive test equipment

References

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