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The below expert witness bios represent a small fraction of those Building Engineering experts known by Cahn Litigation Services. These bios are provided to give lawyers a sense of the Building Engineering landscape.
This expert's work ranges widely, from providing expert witness testimony to overseeing research and development projects, to writing for industry publications. This expert's work has had an impact on building codes and practices throughout the world. This expert is well-published and is an acclaimed educator who has taught thousands of professionals. This expert holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Mechanical Engineering, a Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering, and a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Building Science. This expert has significant testifying experience.
This expert is an Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering. This expert is also CEO and Co-founder of a firm that developed a software platform that automatically enriches and integrates facility operations information such as maintenance records and building IoT with building information models (BIM) to produce a 3D interactive visual information hub that provides facility managers, helpdesk and field technicians with intuitive access to actionable information when they need it most. This expert's research uses modeling and artificial intelligence to help visualize building information with big data. This expert has many years of experiences in software development in this field.
This expert has many years of experience in building systems design, construction, commissioning, operation and maintenance. An industry leader in promoting the practice of commissioning and in developing commissioning standards, including serving as a contributing author to the AIA B291-2003 document outlining commissioning services, this expert is also the author of monthly columns in Engineered Systems magazine, and has been frequently invited to lecture at seminars given by such industry organizations as:
This expert is nationally noted for work in the design of energy-efficient building systems. This expert has received twelve energy engineering awards for the design of building systems. The commissioning expertise of this expert and team has been recognized since its inception by their selection to provide commissioning services for some of the largest commissioning efforts underway today. This expert has developed a new process that takes the commissioning process beyond building systems start-up, to protect and optimize the owners' facilities investments throughout the life of their buildings. This process, which encompasses and extends the elements required for the LEEDTM extra credit point, assists owners with the development and implementation of a facility management business plan for new or existing buildings within the commissioning process. It also provides the building owner with proven methods, software, and other tools needed to efficiently and effectively manage the facility.
This expert holds a PhD and serves as Principal of a successful consulting engineering firm. This expert founded the firm to provide comprehensive HVAC, electrical, plumbing, fire protection and forensic engineering services. This expert has served as senior plant engineer at a private research university and brings to the table many years of diverse engineering and contracting experience. This expert has extensive knowledge of building codes, mechanical systems, electrical systems, renewable energy systems and geothermal systems, building envelope and roofing systems, as well as site utilities. This expert has been involved in the design, energy analysis and commissioning for many LEED Certified Buildings. This expert is also a forensic engineering consultant.
This expert is a mechanical engineer, a Certified Protection Professional (CPP) and a Certified Energy Manager (CEM). Specializing in HVAC, Clean-room and Laboratories, Central Utility Plants, Plumbing, Fire Protection, Controls/Automation, Property Condition Assessment, Commissioning Authority, Reporting and Presentation, this expert has many years of mechanical engineering experience in Building Technology synthesis, design, operation and assessment at a variety of firms including TRC Engineers, Engineered Automation Systems, Inc. and ESCO. This expert is an effective consultant on diverse and challenging projects due to a solid background in mechanical, electrical, controls, life safety and security systems. This expert provides engineering, analysis, project planning, resource management, engineering, quality assurance, and commissioning and client communications. This expert's broad project experience and unique ability to integrate project needs and solutions for multiple and overlapping disciplines and technologies enables this expert to serve as an effective expert and participant on challenging projects.
This team is a group of seasoned construction professionals providing expert witness services. Their focus is on architectural, building, construction, design and engineering forensics. To ensure proper support, the group maintains an extensive library which includes historical building codes, industry standards, published construction cost estimating guides and a wide array of other necessary resources. Each Associate has real world experience in their respective specialties, and has experience in varied construction methods including traditional, prefab, modular and other processes. All have significant testimony experience in State and Federal Courts.
This expert brings to the table many years of experience with Commercial and Industrial HVAC Systems, Commercial and Industrial Electrical Equipment and Systems, Power Systems, HVAC Controls, Refrigeration, Process Cooling, Temporary Power, and Chilled Water. This includes Operations and Maintenance, Facility Management, Preventive Maintenance, and Non-destructive diagnostics (Eddy Current Analysis, Thermographic Imaging, Radiography, Real-time radiography, Vibration Analysis, Oil Trend Analysis, Laser Alignment, Frequency and Harmonics Analysis, and Voltage and Current Analysis). This expert has extensive experience with Data Centers. This expert performed HVAC, Controls, Electrical, and Fire & Security systems service for data centers all over the world including several data centers for a bank. As Principal for an industrial building systems and forensic engineering consultancy, this expert understands how building systems age and how to keep them operating safely, effectively, and efficiently 20 or 30 years after they are built. This expert provides Forensic Engineering, Failure Analysis, and Expert Witness services to large Commercial and Industrial Property owners, Insurance Carriers, and Attorneys.
This expert has many years of experience in engineering, construction, project management, and in cost/schedule analysis in the preparation and evaluation of contract claims on hundreds of projects across all market sectors.
This expert's project experience spans the building construction, power generation, transportation, industrial, manufacturing, environmental and infrastructure sectors. This expert has provided technical dispute resolution services in mediation, and expert testimony in arbitration, deposition, and court proceedings. This expert has served as an arbitrator in Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) as an independent, private, and American Arbitration Association arbitrator.
This expert has given seminar presentations on project management, claims management and CPM scheduling to various industry groups and law firms and has also been a guest lecturer.
This expert earned Bachelor of Civil Engineering and Master of Civil Engineering degrees, and is a licensed Professional Engineer. This expert is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, the Construction Management Association of America and an associate member of the American Bar Association Forum on the Construction Industry.
This expert has many years' experience with 3d modeling software in the AEC (architecture, engineering, and construction) industries in a variety of roles. This expert was a Senior API Software Engineer on a suite of Building Information Modeling products. This expert founded a consulting firm that develops software for AEC firms worldwide using technologies including Revit, Navisworks, and SQL. Although well-schooled in the subject matter, this expert has never served as an expert witness.