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The below expert witness bios represent a small fraction of those Power Systems experts known by Cahn Litigation Services. These bios are provided to give attorneys a sense of the Power Systems landscape.
This expert is currently an Assistant Professor at a university teaching courses in Network Analysis, Digital Logic, Electromechanics and Power System Analysis. This expert earned a Ph.D. in electrical engineering, and has served in Academia and consulting since that time. This expert has published refereed articles on power generation, micro-grid systems, the evaluation of power electronic systems and other relevant topics. This expert has also published on subjects dealing with batteries, and with alternate energy sources, such as wind and solar generation. This expert is active in industry organizations and conferences as a speaker and session chair as well as member in a number of professional societies including the Power & Energy Society. This expert is the author of a US patent, and has received substantial funding support for research.
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 brings to the table many years of experience and is an internationally recognized electric motor and motor drives expert. This expert has developed six university graduate and undergraduate courses in this technology, written several books on automotive motor drives and electrical systems, published over four hundred research papers in the area and served as a consultant to industry on motor and drive technologies. Further, this expert has over two dozen patents related to this technology, has worked with many automotive and supplier companies on automotive motors and their applications, and has represented companies in IP cases, as an expert witness. This expert has served both on the plaintiff and defendant sides with success and has been deposed and testified in court dozens of times. This expert received B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering.
This expert is the author of over 400 publications in pulsed-power supplies, high-voltage engineering, power electronics, motor drives, and advanced vehicle systems. This expert has over 23 granted or pending US and EC patents. This expert's current research work is in power electronics, motor drives, hybrid vehicles and their control systems.
This expert has been a member of IEEE Power Electronics Society (PELS) AdCom, IEEE-IAS Industrial Power Converter Committee and the IEEE Myron Zucker Student-Faculty Grant program. This expert is a Life Fellow of IEEE, an IEEE Industrial Electronics Society and Vehicular Technology Society Distinguished Speaker, IEEE Industry Applications Society and Power Engineering Society Distinguished Lecturer. This expert is a registered professional engineer.
This expert has many years of extensive experience in the power generation field. This expert's air pollution control system experience includes wet and dry FGD systems, low-NOx burners/combustion controls, SCRs, SNCRs, ESPs, and baghouses for boilers and SCRs for gas turbines. This expert has provided testimony to various legislative committee on the impact of air pollution control legislation. This expert has in-depth knowledge of combustion processes and the control of dioxins through combustion technologies and mercury control in power plants and waste-to-energy facilities. This expert is also experienced in project development, financing, conceptual engineering, evaluation of business ventures including feasibility and risk analysis, and contract negotiations. This expert has assisted in compliance strategies for current and emerging air pollution rules and regulations, technology transfer and acquisition of technologies. This expert is a recipient of numerous certifications and awards based on work in the waste-to-energy and fossil-fuel industries and has published over 100 technical papers on environmental issues.
This expert started working with activated carbon for mercury (Hg) control many years ago with mercury control on waste-to-energy plants. This expert was involved in research work that used both brominated and un-brominated activated carbon for coal-fired applications, and was importing activated carbons. This expert went to work leading a mercury control business unit. Part of this expert's responsibility was importing, marketing, and technical support for activated carbon products. This expert was involved in several DOE test programs evaluating various activated carbons. This expert is very familiar with many competitor's products and methods of injecting activated carbons.
This expert leads a highly respected energy consultancy, specializing in emission compliance strategies, business development as related to EPA regulations, and licensing of new technologies. This expert also provides strategic planning assistance with compliance strategies for current and emerging air pollution rules and regulations. This includes, among others, regulatory applicability analysis, control technology evaluations, and integrated compliance strategies and compliance options for viable long-term viability.
This expert has prior litigation experience.
This expert is Director of the Advanced Vehicle Systems Research Program at a research university. This expert is an expert in automotive drivetrain technology and extensively studies, publishes and teaches on oscillation, vibration and flexure of drivetrains. This expert's primary focus is on electrical and mechanical systems including imbalance issues, and the attendant noise and vibrations that occur, specifically the dynamics and analysis of mechanical vibrations on rotating and linear devices. This expert is a member of the society of Automotive engineers (SAE) and is a registered Professional Engineer. This expert has experience as an expert witness, having testified approximately a dozen times in court, and providing upwards of twenty depositions, primarily in patent matters.
This expert has worked in industry and academia for many years, and is currently a professor of electrical engineering. This expert has significant industrial experiences in electric motors and their controls, and has worked for several oil and gas companies. This expert’s main research interests include motors and generators, analysis and design of electrical machines, multi-phase variable speed drives for traction and propulsion applications, condition monitoring and fault diagnosis of electric machinery, magnetic gear integrated electric machines, sensorless control of electric machines, and PWM effects on electric machinery and their mitigation techniques. This expert is very familiar with various tools used in the oil and gas industries such as electric submersible motors and pumps, diagnostics tools for downhole applications, pump jacks, submersible compressors and motors, subsea power systems cables and transformers, subsea power distributions, floating production storage, and offloading (FPSO). This expert has been involved in a number of IPRs and invalidity and non-infringement reports, has been deposed 15 times, and has testified at the ITC on several occasions. This expert has published 500 technical papers, presented more than 95 invited lectures all over the world, and has 29 issued and pending US patents. This expert earned PhD, MS, and BS degrees in electrical engineering.
This expert is an internationally recognized expert on the design, development and control of adjustable speed motor drives and generators over a wide range of applications, with more than 25 years of experience in this area. Current research interests include electromechanical energy conversion, design and control of power electronics converters/systems, numerical analysis of electromagnetic fields in energy conversion devices, and electric propulsion of electrified transportation. Among this expert’s funded work on all–electric drilling and hybrid hydraulic pumps includes the following:
• Experimental Development of LSRM Drive for Deep Well Pump
• Multi-Machine Control of Linear SRM Drives for Pump Applications
• Novel Low-Cost Method to Install Geophones for CO2 Monitoring
• Design of a Plunger System for Compressor Applications
• Design of Super High-Speed Motors for Drilling Applications
This expert holds 18 US patents with six more pending, and has co-authored over 300 scientific articles. This expert earned PhD, MS, and BS degrees in electrical engineering, and is currently a distinguished professor of engineering where this expert leads research and education in the area of motor drives and power electronics.
This expert’s education and research experience includes a vast array of aspects relating to electrical engineering, electric power, control systems, and electromechanical systems. An area of particular emphasis throughout this expert’s career has been a focus on electric power equipment, including transformers and electric machines and drives. This expert has taught principles of electromechanical energy conversion, power systems, power electronics, and power quality, and has authored over 20 journal and conference publications. This expert has a strong working knowledge of electric machinery and electromechanical energy conversion, as well as an understanding of internal combustion engines and a variety of types and sizes of pumping applications. With decades of forensic experience, this expert has developed the ability to analyze and understand complex machinery and systems. This expert has testified in a variety of litigation settings including patent litigation cases and has addressed matters of invalidity including both anticipation and obviousness, as well as issues of infringement. This expert holds Ph.D. and M.Eng degrees in Electric Power Engineering and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering.
This expert has over 30 years of experience as an electrical engineer designing power distribution systems, standby and prime power generation, mission critical facilities and uninterruptible power supply systems, utility distribution systems, medium voltage designs, and projects at 240,000 volts. This expert has served in roles as diverse as Engineer of Record, Project Manager, Department Manager, QA/QC, Peer Review, Construction Administration, and Client Relations. One of this expert’s many strengths is the ability to translate the technical nomenclature of advanced engineering concepts into plain English the layman can understand. This ability to “speak to the audience” allows this expert to comfortably and successfully interact with attorneys, fellow engineers, business executives, code officials, vendors, contractors, maintenance staff, and end users. This expert has been deposed and has testified at trial. This expert holds a BS in electrical engineering.