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This expert has been a drive systems engineer, specializing in gear technology, for many years and has been deeply involved in the development of gear technology and active in national and international standards writing. This expert has designed gearing for fixed wing aircraft and rotorcraft propulsion and actuation, and turbo-machinery. Failure analysis and problem solving for problematic gearing components is a large part of this expert's overall expertise in gearing systems. This expert has been involved in all aspects of gear technology including materials and metallurgy, heat treatment, manufacturing processing and inspection, lubrication, stress analysis, rotor-dynamics and testing. This expert has performed failure investigations on gearing in mass transit vehicles, commercial and military aircraft; military and commercial ship propulsion, bridge machinery, cranes and hoists; industrial and power generation machinery; missile systems; and space based gear systems. This expert's experience in the inspection of various types of drive systems is extensive. This expert's experience includes shop testing and inspection of parallel shaft and planetary speed reducers. Field-testing and life expectancy studies of gearing components are also part of this expert's extensive experience in gearing technology. This expert has capability and experience in developing gear quality specifications and procedures for drive system applications ranging from aerospace actuators and missile systems to mining equipment and heavy movable structures. This includes material requirements and conformance, gear geometry and component dimensional accuracy and system performance. Services include evaluation of testing and measurement procedures, and evaluation of test and measurement results. This expert has provided consulting and forensic engineering services to the legal profession on numerous occasions and has served as an expert witness in litigation with claims over 20 million dollars. This expert has provided deposition testimony.
This expert simultaneously serves as a dredging consultant for a premier Marine Engineering consultancy firm, and as President a dredging firm with projects on ship and dredging equipment and operations. This expert is the graduate of a United States Academy in Marine Engineering. This expert is well-published, and affiliated with the major industry associations.
This expert has experience in the Maritime Industry as a safety and consulting expert. As a Safety Supervisor, this expert worked for a dredging industry leader. This expert is employed and retained as safety program consultant and legal counsel for a ship builder, and is responsible for safety compliance including OSHA compliance. This expert has a USCG Unlimited Chief Mate's License, 3000 Ton Masters License ITC, and a 1600 Ton Masters License Any Oceans. This expert is in the Merchant Marines, and holds a law degree and serves as a maritime attorney. This professor is an Adjunct Professor at a University Law School on Maritime transactions and insurance. This expert is a frequent presenter at industry conferences and has authored a number of publications.
This expert holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science, and is a full-time consultant primarily supporting military and aerospace matters, leveraging an extensive background in software performance, real-time architecture, hardware design, implementation, interface, control, development and standards. This expert is leading a new standard development for Safety Critical Java Technology and has held a General Radiotelephone License for many years.
At a defense company, this expert served as Chief Scientist of their System Solutions organization and their Software & Systems Resource Center, where responsibilities included systems and software consulting across the organization, guiding technology dissemination activities at the SSRC, reviewing and updating the SSRC's educational offerings, teaching (e.g., Real-Time Systems Analysis, and Object Oriented Real-Time Architecture), and leading and participating in program reviews and audits. This expert supported a wide variety of projects such as SBIRS, SBIS, Air Traffic Control, GPS, various avionics systems, CCTT, LAMPS, and AWACS. This expert was intimately involved in the design and implementation of many major systems spanning a wide range of applications including space (both ground based and flight), aircraft, shipboard, submarine, command & control, and information systems. This expert’s technical interests have included distributed systems / software architecture, distributed real-time systems, software engineering (especially for real-time applications), and performance-critical object oriented systems architecture. This expert has worked with many applications of GPS technology, both military and civilian, including a wide variety of mobile platforms such as aircraft and surface ships. This expert has experience serving as an expert (providing expert reports, depositions and courtroom testimony) in software, hardware, and systems-related litigation including patents, copyrights, trade secrets, and contracts.