Expert in Electrical Engineering, Grounding, Electromagnetics, Safety, and Lightning Protection
Expert ID: 723980 New Jersey, USA
Expert currently uses the experience enumerated above 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.
|Year: 2002||Degree: PhD||Subject: Electrical Engineering||Institution: New Jersey Institute of Technology|
|Year: 1992||Degree: MS||Subject: Electrical Engineering||Institution: University of Maryland, Baltimore County|
|Year: 1987||Degree: BS||Subject: Physics||Institution: Seton Hall University|
|Years: 1992 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: Electronics Engineer||Department: Communications Electronics Command|
Responsibilities: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.
|Years: 1998 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: Principal Consulting Engineer||Department:|
Responsibilities: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.
|Associations / Societies|
|- 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
|Licenses / Certifications|
|Professional Engineer (New Jersey) 1997.|
|Awards / Recognition|
| Expert is listed in Who’s Who in the World as engineer and inventor. He has also earned the following awards:
Department of the Army System Safety Professional of the Year;
United States Army Materiel Command Federal Engineer of the Year (two times), awarded by National Society of Professional Engineers;
United States Army Materiel Command System Safety Engineer of the Year (two times);
Commander's Civilian Service Award, U.S. Army;
Department of the Army Superior Civilian Service Award.
|Publications and Patents Summary|
|Expert has two patents awarded.|
|Expert Witness Experience|
|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.|
|Training / Seminars|
|Expert has presented several training courses in his field, including lightning protection engineering and design for electrical safety.|
Fields of Expertise
electrical engineering, electrical grounding, electromagnetic radiation, ground wire (conductor), grounding path, lightning, lightning protection, personnel safety system grounding, surge protection, system grounding, ground, product defect, electromagnetic design, electromagnetic interference standard, transient voltage surge suppression, ground loop, ground fault, electromagnetic engineering, electric transient, overload protection, International Electrotechnical Commission, electromagnetic compatibility, electromagnetic interference, photonics technology, overvoltage protection, optics