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 Expert  727851

Expert in Structural Engineering Design, Construction Practice and Material Failure Science

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

New Jersey (NJ)
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Expert has 30 years of professional experience in structural design, restoration, repair, investigation services and code review for property distress related to natural disasters, design errors or construction negligence. He has investigated and repaired stone panel facade failures, brick masonry water construction errors, building envelope water intrusions, fire or explosion property damages. Projects include historic buildings, office structures , dormitories, power plants, offshore structures, industrial buildings, warehouses, dams, marine vessels, sports stadiums, water canals, towers, bridges, tanks, tunnels, amusement park rides, furnaces, parking structures railroad ties, scaffolding systems, aerospace failure and pipe failure.



concrete failure


concrete failure analysis


concrete structure


concrete structure design


failure modes and effects analysis


failure process




materials failure analysis


reinforced concrete


reinforced concrete structure


reinforced concrete structure design


steel structure


steel structure design


structural analysis


structural design


structural engineering


structural maintenance


structural repair

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:

Structural Design and Analysis
Corrosion, Failure Analysis, Materials Selection, API 584,...
Weld Structure, Tanks, Vessels
Structural Engineering; Construction, Failure Investigation...

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1975   MS   Structural Engineering   Rutgers University  
1974   BS   Civil Engineering   Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn   Cum Laude

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title   Responsibilities

1989 to






Expert, PE, SECB, is the owner and Principal in charge of operations.

Career Accomplishments:





Engineer of the Year - Central NJ Engineering Council, Van Buren Structural Achievement Award ACI, Golden Trowel Award IMS, Chi Epsilon Engineering Honor Society Chapter President, Tau Beta Pi Honor Society.

Publications and Patents Summary

He has 17 publications relating to structural engineering or construction.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - ACI  

Consulting Services:
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 testified as an expert for the following: Construction practices for concrete forms, slabs, tanks, temporary scaffold structures. Cause and origin investigations of building collapse steel aluminum or timber frames. Building distress cracking or water leaks of envelope systems, stone panel facades, brick masonry, cast stone.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert witness structural engineer flue supports for consulting on expert witness.
  • Expert for an analysis of forces involved and code requirements re securing such a building to a foundation
  • structural engineer expert witness for consulting on defective flue design for selective catalytic reduction system - power plant operation.
  • Industrial piping expert for consulting on piping rupture - magnesium slurry processing & storage.
  • TASA expert for consulting on civil or structural engineer for patent infringement lawsuit.
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
1997 to 1998   Java, Indonesia   Expert was retained as concrete expert to repair concrete power plant substructures, repair of seawater canal walls and repair of concrete encased steel piles. During the assignment he negotiated with the Japanese construction firm to develop proper construction methods.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
Norwegian   From childhood Expert is fluent in speaking Norwegian.

Market Research:
Expert is an active member of American Concrete Institute Committee 546 Concrete Repair Guide, and ACI 362 Guide to Design of Parking Structures. He has lectured nationally regarding concrete and masonry repairs.

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.


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