Alternative Energy Systems

Alternative energy, also known as renewable energy, is energy derived from regenerative resources and are alternatives to conventional energy sources such as fossil fuel, oil, coal and natural gas. An alternative energy systems expert witness typically has a background and extensive experience in solar energy, mechanical engineering, hydrogen fuel, energy efficiency, and/or renewable energy systems.

Litigation support by an alternative energy systems expert could include analysis, forensic engineering, expert opinion, an expert report, and courtroom testimony. In a high-profile case, or litigation involving a significant financial stake, a law firm may request a qualified subject matter expert with prior expert witness experience. In addition, clients may seek an industry expert in aerial photographs for pre-litigation consulting work. An expert witness needs to not only have expertise in the subject, but must also possess the ability to explain evidence to a juror.

Cahn Litigation Services has completed numerous searches for an expert witness in the area of renewable energy, providing candidates for each case to the specifications provided by the law firm. Whether it’s for a patent case or for pre-litigation engineering work, Cahn Litigation Services has the experience required to turn the search around quickly and provide the right balance of expertise and testimony to hone in on the perfect expert for the job at hand.

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Alternative Energy Systems Expert Witness - Sample Bios

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The below expert witness bios represent a small fraction of those Alternative Energy Systems experts known by Cahn Litigation Services. These bios are provided to give attorneys a sense of the Alternative Energy Systems landscape.


Expert Witness #258974

This expert is a full professor in a Department of Mechanical and Civil Engineering. This expert is a licensed engineer and has been actively involved in the design and evaluation of advanced power producing systems for many years. This expert is the director of an Automotive Research Center and the head of a graduate Automotive Engineering program.

This expert has been involved in advanced throttle control fuel injection/combustion systems and was funded by NASA in advanced gas turbine engine fuel injection and combustion systems. Since that time, this expert has also been involved in optimizing fuel, throttle and fuel injection and combustion systems for transportation automotive and trucking applications along with racing applications. This expert has hands on experience in dyno testing of complex throttle and fuel injection systems along with track testing and advanced computational modeling on supercomputing clusters.

This expert has chaired technical sessions for the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) in exhaust and particulate emissions systems, direct injection spark and compression ignition engines, fuel injection and sprays, HCCI combustion, hybrid electric vehicle powertrains, high efficiency engine concepts, multidimensional engine modeling, on-board diagnostics, fuels and fuel additives, cold start characteristics, engine boosting systems, dual fuel combustion, spark assisted compression ignition combustion and heady duty lubricants. 

Areas of interest are jet and rocket propulsion systems, advanced low pollutant emission, high efficiency combustions systems for advanced aircraft and automotive applications, alternative fuels and renewable energy systems.

This expert has been deposed and testified in court over 60 times as an expert witness involving the design and analysis of advanced Mechanical Engineering systems. Further, this expert has been involved with numerous cases an expert related to intellectual property and patent litigation, including cases with related to engine control and throttle systems.


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