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 Expert  723980

Expert in Electrical Engineering, Grounding, Electromagnetics, Safety, Lightning Protection

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

New Jersey (NJ)
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness

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Expert has a wide and diverse experience in electrical engineering including general areas of power, electromagnetics, electronics and lightning. Within these areas his primary competency is electrical and electromagnetics safety, lightning protection and grounding. During his graduate research, Expert interests extended to electronic/solid-state materials, integrated circuit design, electrooptics and electromagnetic propagation. He also served as a design engineer for advanced antennas.

Currently Expert uses this experience to provide lightning risk assessments, design review of equipment and lightning protection systems, transient/surge protection studies, grounding system design, electromagnetic safety assessments and electrical safety audits. He performs a forensic electrical studies and expert witness services as well.


electrical engineering


electrical grounding


electromagnetic radiation


ground wire (conductor)


grounding path




lightning protection


personnel safety system grounding


surge protection


system grounding



Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: New York, New York;  Yonkers, New York;  Newark, New Jersey;  Jersey City, New Jersey;  Paterson, New Jersey;  Elizabeth, New Jersey;  Bridgeport, Connecticut;  Stamford, Connecticut;  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania;  and Allentown, Pennsylvania.

Often requested
with this expert:

Engineering and Safety Standards
Electrical Fires, Electrical Contracting, General...
Electrostatic, Particulate and Environmental Process...
Electrical Connector Design and Materials, Electrical...

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
2002   PhD   Electrical Engineering   New Jersey Institute of Technology  
1992   MS   Electrical Engineering   University of Maryland, Baltimore County  
1987   BS   Physics   Seton Hall University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1992 to




Communications Electronics Command


Electronics Engineer


Expert is a technical advisor to senior management, mentor to junior engineers. He is responsible for electrical/ electromagnetic design safety of telecommunications, intelligence and power systems. He serves as an Army consultant and expert in electrical safety and lightning protection. Expert formulates lightning protection and electrical safety engineering safety guidance for Army-wide application. He investigates electrical accidents and formulates protective measures and is responsible for formulation and conduct of research programs in the area of lightning protection and grounding. Expert represents the Army at industry, government and consensus forums in specialty area.

1998 to





Principal Consulting Engineer


Expert is a specialist in lightning, electromagnetics, grounding, electrical power and safety. He conducts site/design assessments for direct strike lightning and electromagnetic environment susceptibility. Expert provides expert witness and litigation support to trial attorneys as a contract consultant in personal injury, negligence and wrongful-death law cases. Areas of specialization include lightning, electrical safety and engineering issues. Expert provides consultation services on electrical safety issues, concerns and abatement of hazards. This includes product safety engineering services, including coordinating testing and listings.

Career Accomplishments:

- Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers

- National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) – Principal Member and Chair of NFPA Technical Committee 780 on Lightning Protection - U.S. National Committee of the International Electrotechnical Commission, Deputy Technical Advisor, Committee 81 on Lightning Protection - International Association of Electrical Inspectors: Inspector Member


Professional Engineer (New Jersey) 1997.


Listed in Who's Who in the World as engineer and inventor. Department of the Army System Safety Professional of the Year 1994. United States Army Materiel Command Federal Engineer of the Year 1994 & 2000, awarded by National Society of Professional Engineers. United States Army Materiel Command System Safety Engineer of the Year 1993 & 1999. Commander's Civilian Service Award, U.S. Army 1993. Department of the Army Superior Civilian Service Award, 2000.

Publications and Patents Summary

Expert has two patents awarded.

Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Electrical wiring expert for consulting on electrical safety of underground power wiring and leakage measurements.
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  • Lightning strike interference expert to assess back-up generator issues.
  • Expert for consulting on Transience in High Voltage Transformers.
  • Expert for consulting on Grounding evaluation.
  • Expert for consulting on Lightining Protection and Power Surges.
  • Expert for consulting on Need assistance on grounding study for chemical plant in NJ.
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  • Transient suppression expert for consulting on transient voltage suppression.
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  • Electrical grounding expert for consulting on Existing grounding scheme assessment.
  • forensic electrical expert for consulting on surge protector.
  • World expert on electrical grounding for consulting on Proper shielding and grounding of electronic equipment (vision sensors).
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:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Expert has worked on a variety of cases as expert witness (plaintiff and defendant) involving product defects, wrongful injury/fatality, electrical accidents and restraint of trade.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Electrical engineering expert for consulting on high voltage wire accidental death issues.
  • Expert in electrocution.
  • Expert in Electrical Engineer.
  • Expert in lightning strikes for worker's comp case involving potential effects on human body.
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  • Electromagnetic expert nj for consulting on Electromagnetic impact of electrical substation.
  • Expert in Adhesive Failure
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  • Expert for consulting on Litigation Matter.
  • Electrical expert in lightning for consulting on a lightning investigation.
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.

Additional Skills and Services:

Expert has presented several training courses in his field, including lightning protection engineering and design for electrical safety.


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