Expert in Civil Engineering, Structural Failures, Health and Safety
Expert ID: 732301 United Kingdom
His recent professional experience includes working as senior engineer at Cadogans. He has prepared expert witness reports involving a variety of civil engineering related matters. He has successfully project-managed Cadogans’ work for last five years in an on-going multi-billion Euro arbitration related to the construction of a nuclear power station in Finland.
Expert investigated deficiencies in the design of an industrial structure as part of a multi-million pound dispute. He has also investigated professional negligence of designers and/or contractors in the failure and malperformance of a variety of structures. Recently he has been involved in the deficient design of a stadium and malperformance of a multi-storey car park.
Expert has given evidence in court and attended mediations. He is also a member of the Editorial Advisory Panel for Forensic Engineering journal of the Institution of Civil Engineering (ICE), UK. He has been recently appointed to the ICE’s Health and Safety Expert Panel.
In the past, he was responsible for the design of retrofitting scheme of earthquake damaged reinforced concrete buildings in India. He has also investigated the collapses of elevated reinforced concrete water storage tanks. As a design engineer he designed self-support and guyed telecommunication transmission towers and their foundations in a variety of soil conditions.
|Year: 2009||Degree: PhD||Subject: Concrete Technology||Institution: University of Dundee|
|Year: 1998||Degree: MEng||Subject: Structural Engineering||Institution: Texas A&M University|
|Year: 1996||Degree: BEng||Subject: Civil/Structural Engineering||Institution: Gujarat University|
|Years: 2009 to 2015||Employer: Cadogans||Title: Senior Engineer||Department: Civil Engineering||Responsibilities: Forensic investigation of structural failures and disputes|
|Years: 2006 to 2009||Employer: University of Dundee||Title: Research Assistant||Department: Concrete Technology Unit||Responsibilities: Carry out research in the field of concrete technology|
|Years: 2002 to 2006||Employer: K K Corporation||Title: Senior Engineer||Department: Civil/Structural Engineering||Responsibilities: Analysis and design of concrete, masonry and steel structures|
|Years: 2000 to 2002||Employer: SchlumbergerSema Telecoms||Title: Consultant||Department: Project Support||Responsibilities: Provide support to on-site team|
|Years: 1998 to 2000||Employer: Landmark Tower Corporation||Title: Structural Engineer||Department: Structural Engineering||Responsibilities: Analysis and design of telecommunication transmission towers|
|Years||Country / Region||Summary|
|Years: 2009 to 2012||Country / Region: Finland, France, Germany||Summary: Multi-Billion Euro arbitration in relation to the construction of a nuclear power station in Finland|
|Years: 2009 to 2012||Country / Region: Azerbaijan||Summary: Multi-Million Dollar arbitration in relation to a landmark construction in Baku|
|Years: 2009 to 2012||Country / Region: Dubai||Summary: Multi-Million Dollar arbitration in relation to the construction of an outfall in a power station|
|Years: 2009 to 2012||Country / Region: Dubai||Summary: Multi-Million Dollar arbitration in relation to the construction of a high rise building in Dubai|
|Member, Editorial committee of Forensic Engineering Journal of the ICE
Member, Health and Safety Expert Panel of the ICE
|Awards / Recognition|
|Dorothy Hodgkin Postgraduate Award - 2006 to 2009|
|Expert Witness Experience|
|Expert has given evidence in the court three times. He has been appointed many times to investigate the failure and malperformance of structures. He has also been appointed to investigate the disputes related to professional negligence of designers and contractors.|
|Other Relevant Experience|
|Expert has been trained to give expert evidence in the court.|