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 Expert  713598

Expert in Civil Engineering Hydraulics, Ice Mechanics & Freeze-Bonding, River Engineering, etc.


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Iowa (IA)
USA
Education Work History Career Accomplishments Consulting Services Expert Witness

Summary of Expertise:

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Expert has broad experience in diverse areas of civil engineering hydraulics, hydrology, and ice mechanics. His experience in hydraulics includes the design and generation of diverse hydraulic structures, river engineering, and sedimentation problems. His hydrologic work includes runoff flow estimation and flood flow estimation. He has studied sediment imbalances in rivers, hydraulic models of circulating water, ice and hydropower, and water intake.

Expert's ice mechanics work includes evaluation of ice problems for hydraulic structures, estimation of ice forces under diverse conditions, ice formation processes, effects of freezing on materials, and ice jams. Additionally, he is highly knowledgeable regarding icebreaking, ice conveyance, freeze-bonding, and ice growth. Types of ice with which he has worked include naled ice, sheet ice, brash ice, urea ice, foam ice, ice rubble, and frazil ice.

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hydraulics

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hydrology

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hydraulic engineering

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ice


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Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Cedar Rapids, Iowa;  Davenport, Iowa;  Waterloo, Iowa;  Iowa City, Iowa;  and Dubuque, Iowa.

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1980   PhD   Civil Engineering   The University of Auckland - New Zealand  
1976   ME   Civil Engineering   The University of Auckland - New Zealand  
1974   BE   Civil Engineering   The University of Auckland - New Zealand  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title  

1991 to

 

(Undisclosed University)

 

Professor of Civil & Evnironmental Engineering

 

1991 to 1994

 

Iowa Institute of Hydraulic Research

 

Acting Director

 

1986 to 1991

 

Iowa Institute of Hydraulic Research

 

Associate Director

 

1982 to 1986

 

(Undisclosed University)

 

Asst./Assoc. Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering

 

Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

Expert is a member of IAHR, ASCE, SNAME, ATTC, ITTC, AGU, and PIANC.

Licenses/Certifications

He is a Registered Civil Engineer in the State of Iowa and serves on numerous national and international professional committees.

Awards/Recognition

In 1991, he received the U.S. Section Permanent International Association of Navigation Congresses Professor Gustave Williams Award for his paper "Ice Formation in Navigation Channels".


Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Flood expert for consulting on reasons for flooding in a flood district.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Water flow engineering expert witness in Iowa for consulting on property damage due to water flow issue.
  • Ice formation expert witnesses for consulting on slip and fall accident.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language  
Dutch  

 

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