Expert in Objective, Independent Engineering Consulting Services Specializing in Pumps
Expert ID: 731991 Texas, USA
|Year: 1976||Degree: B.Sc.||Subject: Engineering||Institution: University of California, Irvine|
|Years: 2009 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: Principal||Department: Consulting|
Responsibilities:He is responsible for all engineering and technical matters.
|Years: 1976 to 2009||Employer: Flowserve Pump Division||Title: Manager Research & Development||Department: Pumps R&D|
Responsibilities:He is responsible for new product development and technical support for proposals, design, manufacturing, assembly, test, installation, troublshooting, and re-rate of industrial pumps and pumping equipment.
|Associations / Societies|
|American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
Hydraulic Institute (HI)
|Licenses / Certifications|
|P.E. Mechanical Engineering, California and Texas|
|Fluid Machinery Director, Los Angeles Section, ASME,
Mechanical Engineering Industrial Advisory Council, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
|Awards / Recognition|
|Hydraulic Institute Member of the Year
Silver Beaver Award, San Gabriel Valley Council, Boy Scouts of America
|Publications and Patents Summary|
|He has 4 publications, 1 book (lead editor), and 1 patent. Online he has 13 technical articles, 3 book reviews, and 1 video.|
|Expert Witness Experience|
|As PMK for defendant, was deposed in the case of Buckley v. BW/IP International.
Provided expert witness defense support on a municipal plaintiff / contractor dispute leading to early settlement.
|Training / Seminars|
|Served as on-site Course Director for a 4-day training curriculum in pumps and pumping systems, supporting International Maritime and Engineering Training Consultants (IMETC) and International Energy Services Ltd. (IESL) for Chevron Nigeria Ltd. Developed and presented an overseas 3-day pump performance and reliability training curriculum. Presented course to attendees from the oil & gas, machinery maintenance and mining industries, including Shell Petroleum Development Company, Nigerian Agip Oil Company, and Goldfields Ghana. Delivered a series of six (6) two-week consultation/pump training sessions to Hyosung Goodsprings in South Korea.|
|Broad exposure to engineering firms, contractors, foundries, machine shops, distributors, end-users and service shops for municipal and industrial pumping equipment.|
|Other Relevant Experience|
|Expert is a Standards Partner member of the Hydraulic Institute.|
Fields of Expertise
axial-flow pump, boiler-feed pump, booster pump, centrifugal pump, centrifugal pump application, centrifugal pump design, conventional water pumping, energy-efficient conventional water pumping, energy-efficient pump, energy-efficient water pumping, feed pump, high-pressure pump, hot liquid pumping, liquefied gas pumping, liquid pumping, miniature pump, pump capacity, pump design, pump efficiency, pumping, pumping application, pumping equipment, pumping system, pumping system design, pumping system troubleshooting, sump pump, very high-pressure pump, volute pump, pump, pump application, impeller, lift pump, pump evaluation, pump selection, pump standard, pump test facility design, pump testing, sewage pump, water pump, rotor stability, pump control device, pump lubrication, self-priming pump, slurry pump, sealless pump, pump vibration, submersible pump, pump noise, fuel pump, fluid handling, fire pump