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The below expert witness bios represent a small fraction of those Infrastructure experts known by Cahn Litigation Services. These bios are provided to give attorneys a sense of the Infrastructure landscape.
This expert is a Professor at a prestigious University. This expert's primary area of expertise is transportation and public policy, with a particular focus on transportation and infrastructure finance. This expert's recent research investigates transportation finance and the role of public private partnerships. This expert's book examines policies to improve the flexibility of urban transportation systems. This expert has also studied the role of standards in the development and adoption of technology, particularly technological cooperation across jurisdictional boundaries through coalitions and consortia. A case in point is the E-ZPass highway toll tag, now adopted by millions of households in the U.S. Mandatory standards setting processes, which are more common in Europe and Asia, have met with less successful adoption and serious implementation problems. This expert has twice chaired committees of the National Academy of Sciences that reviewed the U.S. Department of Transportation standards program for intelligent transportation systems.
This professor teaches a Master's in Transportation Policy, Operations and Logistics program. This unique program provides students with a solid knowledge of the theory, policy, law, research and practices required for effectively and efficiently supplying and managing modern transportation facilities and services. This expert has also taught a course on the Interstate highway system as a socio-technical system as part of the university's Honors in General Education, which examines the history and development of the Interstate highway system, and the role it has played in the development of modern America.
This expert received a B.S. in Civil Engineering, and an M.S. and Ph.D. in Civil Engineering (Transportation), with doctoral minors in economics, and urban and regional planning. This expert's dissertation examined the history and development of the Interstate highway system from its origins through its design and deployment and beyond.
This expert brings to the table many years of expertise and experience in the engineering and financial evaluation of utility infrastructure. This expert is President, CEO and Founder of an internationally renown and highly successful utility infrastructure holding company that provides specialized consulting to the utility infrastructure industry. This expert has designed, built and even financed large-scale projects for its own companies, other Utilities & manufacturers. This includes being an Engineering and Construction resource for the power industry. This expert has been involved with the construction of transmission facilities, distribution facilities, fiber optic lines, negotiated rights-of-way agreements, swaps, joint ventures, and even assisted in electrical facilities corrosion survey estimates. This expert and the firm have worked with many utility companies.
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This expert is an active member of the IEEE's Power Engineering Society's Fiber Optic Cable Standards Subcommittee, the IEEE's Electric Vehicle Dynamic Charging Standards Working Group, with voting privileges on many other standards, and received multiple industry and government awards for work. Further, this expert has extensive prior expert witness experience with an excellent track record of success.
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 been working on navigation/positioning systems and GPS-based consumer-oriented systems. This expert worked on developing location and navigation technology to support both safety applications and consumer applications, such as routing to various points of interest. This expert was also working with "real time" data from vehicles to identify places of interest as well as changes to routes and incidents that would impact travel. This expert was also very aware of the capabilities of hand-held units. This expert’s work has been deeply involved in the development of navigation systems for vehicles, and the interaction of those systems with infrastructure, such as traffic information providers.
This expert has been working as an expert witness on various IP matters and has written over 40 reports and been deposed 8 times. Most of this expert’s work has involved "connected vehicles," or "connected navigation systems" almost all of which disclose various "hybrid" navigation techniques integrating data from the device and infrastructure. This expert has worked on several matters related to navigation displays in vehicles and on smartphones, management of vehicle fleets, mechanisms for determining traffic information and utilizing that information for navigation, and various uses for navigation systems in e-commerce or finding and routing to dynamic locations. Several patents this expert has worked with address navigation for shopping applications.