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 Expert  723435

Expert in Groundwater Hydrology/Modeling, Fate and Transport Analyses, Ensite-Characterization and Remediation


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

California (CA)
USA
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Expert has more than 24 years of experience encompassing a variety of water resources and environmental engineering projects including more than 6 years of teaching, at university level. As a senior groundwater hydrologist/engineer and project manager, he has provided technical support and project management for a number of large water resources and environmental projects in Southern California, including commercial, public, and state and federal sites. Expert's has focused on application of numerical groundwater flow models to hydro geologic assessment, fate and transport analysis, groundwater remediation, and groundwater engineering. He has performed characterization of groundwater aquifers for a number of groundwater basins in Southern California. Expert has led technical work including field investigation and groundwater modeling efforts for the design and construction of dewatering systems, infiltration basin sitting, and NPDES permitting for CALTRANS. Expert has led technical work at major superfund sites in Southern California including MCAS El Toro in the Navy CLEAN Program, Montrose and Del Amo Superfund sites in the EPA CERCLA Program and NASA/JPL superfund site in the NASA Superfund Program, addressing perchlorate, VOCs, BTEX, LNAP, and DNAPL issues in the groundwater.

Before joining Fuscoe Engineering, Inc., Expert was a principal and director of hydrologic services and senior groundwater hydrologist/PM with major environmental and geotechnical engineering firms in Southern California, and has held the positions of acting head and associate professor of civil engineering at the University of Evansville, Evansville, Indiana. He also has several years of overseas consulting engineering experience in water resources and hydrology. Expert is also a lecturer at University of California Irvine, teaching groundwater hydrology/modeling courses.

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groundwater hydrology

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environmental water sampling

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groundwater

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groundwater bioremediation

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groundwater cleanup

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groundwater contamination

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groundwater flow modeling

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hydrogeology

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hydrology

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water resource

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aquifer

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California

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drip irrigation

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micro irrigation


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Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Los Angeles, California;  San Diego, California;  Long Beach, California;  Santa Ana, California;  Anaheim, California;  Riverside, California;  Glendale, California;  Huntington Beach, California;  San Bernardino, California;  and Chula Vista, California.

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1983   Ph.D.   Civil & Environmental/Water Resources and Hydrology   Utah State University  
1977   Master of Science   Civi & Environmental   George Washington University  
1969   B.S.   Irrigation Engineering and Hydraulics   Tabriz University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2014 to

 

(Undisclosed Consulting Company)

 

Environmental

 

Principal

 

Site characterization, remedial investigation, feasibility study. groundwater modeling. fate and transport modeling, remedial design, remedial action. Construction and permanent dewatering design and implementation. Groundwater infiltration basin siting.

2012 to 2014

 

Eco & Associates

 

Environmental

 

Senior Associate/PM

 

Site characterization, remedial investigation, feasibility study. groundwater modeling. fate and transport modeling, remedial design, remedial action. Construction and permanent dewatering design and implementation. Groundwater infiltration basin siting.

2009 to 2011

 

Mactec, Engineering, Inc.

 

Enginnering

 

Area Manager/Senior Managing Principal

 

Site characterization, remedial investigation, feasibility study. groundwater modeling. fate and transport modeling, remedial design, remedial action. Construction and permanent dewatering design and implementation. Groundwater infiltration basin siting.

2008 to 2009

 

WorelyParsons

 

Environmental Services

 

Chief Engineer

 

Site characterization, remedial investigation, feasibility study. groundwater modeling. fate and transport modeling, remedial design, remedial action. Construction and permanent dewatering design and implementation. Groundwater infiltration basin siting.

2006 to 2008

 

Fuscoe Engineering, Inc.

 

Groundwater and Environmental Engineering

 

Manager

 

Groundwater engineering, groundwater basin analysis, site characterization, remedial investigation, feasibility study. groundwater modeling. fate and transport modeling, remedial design, and remedial action. Construction and permanent dewatering design and implementation. Groundwater infiltration basin siting. Base re-alignment and brownfields.

1993 to 2006

 

CH2M HILL, Inc.

 

Environmental Services

 

Senior hydrogeologist/project manager

 

Site characterization, remedial investigation, feasibility study. groundwater modeling. fate and transport modeling, remedial design, remedial action. Construction and permanent dewatering design and implementation. Groundwater infiltration basin siting.

1988 to 1993

 

Leighton and Associates

 

Environmental Services

 

Director of Hydrology

 

Water resources engineering, litigation support, surface flow modeling, groundwater flow and solute transport modeling, site-characterization and remedial design, hydrologic assessment.

1982 to 1988

 

University of Evansville

 

Civi Engineering Department

 

Associate Professor of Civil Engineering

 

Teaching civil engineering courses including fluid mechanics, hydraulics, hydrology, water resources engineering, soil mechanics, statics, construction management, numerical methods in engineering, advanced engineering mathematics, Fortran for engineers, environmental engineering, advanced groundwater hydrology/modeling.


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

ASCE; GSA; AWARA; NGA

Licenses/Certifications

California Professional Engineer in Civil Arizona Professional Engineering in Civil


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

More than six publications.


Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert for consulting on Groundwater protection.
  • Bioremediation expert in Southern California for consulting on bioremediation MTBE.
  • Expert for consulting on Reclamation Calssification System for oil sands.
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:
  • Dredging expert for consulting on dredging quantities corrupted by excessive debris from severe storm runoff.
  • Groundwater litigation expert in California for consulting on flooding caused by a broken levy.
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.

International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
1969 to 1975   Iran   Worked as water resources engineer for Azarbaijan Water & Power Authority, Moghan Iran. Responsible for design and construction supervision of the Greater Moghan Irrigation Network.
1972 to 1973   Pakistan   Worked at Lahore Hydraulic Research Laboratory, as a resident engineer commissioned by Iranian government. Hydraulic structure physical models were studied for a number of hydraulic engineering applications.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language  
Farsi  
Azarbaijani  

 

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