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Expert in Analysis of Electrical and Energy Conversion Systems

Expert ID: 735654 Oklahoma, USA

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Expert owns a full service Failure Analysis lab with specializations in failure of Electrical and Mechanical Systems, Fire Investigation and construction defects. Our licensed engineers, investigators and staff are experienced and professional.

Expert A Expert is the Principal of D2 Tech Solutions, a technology related firm concentrating on Mechanical and Electrical systems and energy conversions. He also serves as a Principal Scientist of THEWAY LAbs, Tulsa, OK, an engineering and energy consulting firm that provides design and failure analysis of facilities and system installations.

Expert’s work experience is broad, and encompasses all areas of the energy industry. Expert spent 11 years with AEP/CSW, at the time the country’s largest utility, in electrical engineering positions in the power generation and transmission planning departments. He then accepted a position as Manager of Electric Infrastructure for New Dominion, LLC., a major independent energy producer in Oklahoma. Expert then moved on to hold the position of Vice President of Engineering and Project Management for EDG Power Group, an Engineering Procurement and Construction company specializing in design and construction of small to medium size power generating facilities. Expert left EDG Power Group to accept his current positions.

Expert has been accepted as an expert and offered testimony in several jurisdictions. Expert’s extensive client list includes the development of a broad spectrum of forensic, electrical and facilities projects for many companies. He has also taught University offered courses in electrical engineering review for board licensure. He has published five books, six magazine articles and over 40 other technical papers and articles. Expert’s extensive work on standards and electrical systems has resulted in his elevation to Fellow of the IEEE, the highest grade of recognition in the electrical
technology industry.

Expert received the B.S. in electrical engineering from the University of Tulsa in 1992 and the M.E. in Technology Management from The University of Tulsa in 1997. Tulsa, OK. In 2004, Expert received a PhD in Engineering Management from Kennedy Western University.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Tulsa, OK - Dallas, TX - Oklahoma City, OK

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2004 Degree: PhD Subject: Engineering Management Institution: Kennedy Western University
Year: 1997 Degree: Masters of Engineering and Technology Mgt Subject: Engineering & Technology Mgt Institution: University of Tulsa
Year: 1992 Degree: BS Subject: Electrical Engineering Institution: University of Tulsa

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2003 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Principal Failure Analyst Department: Responsibilities: Overall responsibility for analysts, including lab facilities. Perform failure analysis support for electrical, Energy and oil and gas systems. Provide design support for electrical, oil and gas facilities including equipment design, lightning protection, grounding. Perform and manage peer review process for all analysts and engineers.

Career Accomplishments

Licenses / Certifications
Fellow, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2019
Licensed Engineer in 11 states, 1997 - present.
Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator
Certified Vehicle Fire and Explosion Investigator
Certified Forensic Consultant
Diplomate American College of Forensic Examiners

Fields of Expertise

cable failure analysis, battery failure, building failure, catastrophic failure, construction failure, electrical equipment failure analysis, electrical-mechanical failure, electric conductor failure, electric motor failure, electrical failure, electronic equipment failure analysis, equipment failure analysis, fluorescent lamp failure analysis, forensic materials failure analysis, high intensity discharge lamp failure analysis, incandescent lamp failure analysis, machine failure analysis, microelectronic device failure analysis, printed circuit board corrosion failure analysis, product failure, rotating equipment failure testing, solder joint failure analysis, communication electrical equipment, computer system electrical reliability, electrical accident, electrical ampacity, electrical bonding, electrical area classification, electrical building code, electrical burnout, electrical busway, electrical cable, electrical code, electrical component selection, electrical conduction, electrical conductivity, electrical conduit, electrical connector, electrical construction, electrical coupling, electrical connector design, electrical construction oversight, electrical design, electrical engineering, electrical equipment, electrical excitation, electrical equipment heat transfer, electrical facility design, electrical fire, electrical grounding, electrical hazard, electrical impedance, electrical injury, electrical laboratory, electrical lead, electrical load flow analysis, electrical machinery, electrical insulation testing, electrical material, electrical measurement, electrical natural frequency, electrical power engineering, electrical overvoltage, electrical product, electrical product safety, electrical safety, electrical safety code, electrical safety National Electrical Code, electrical safety standard, electrical science, electrical shock, electrical standard, electrical system, electrical testing, electrical wire, electrical wire insulation, electrical-fault location, electrical-mechanical accident, electrical-power system control, electrical-wiring code, electrical wiring standard, electrical-mechanical system, forensic electrical engineering, industrial electrical machinery, Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers standard, National Electrical Code, OSHA electrical regulation, Underwriters Laboratories electrical standard, design engineering, electrical utility plant process engineering, energy engineering, engineering, engineering design, engineering investigation, engineering management, forensic engineering, ground engineering, high-voltage engineering, illumination engineering, Oil and Gas Engineering, petroleum engineering, power engineering, professional engineer license, fire, duct fire, fire alarm, fire alarm system, fire cause, fire damage, fire investigation, fire modeling, fire origin, fire prevention, fire protection engineering, fuel tank fire, industrial fire, marine fire, National Fire Protection Association code, propane fire, textile fire accident investigation, vehicle fire, vent fire, Oil and Gas Facility Design, American Petroleum Institute, petroleum production, petroleum facility construction, petroleum industry, petroleum storage

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