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Expert in Objective, Independent Engineering Consulting Services Specializing in Pumps.

Expert ID: 731991 California, USA

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Expert has 38 years of professional experience in the pump industry. Presently he provides independent engineering consultancy specializing in industrial and commercial pumps and pumping systems including specialized training, design reviews, specifications development, pipeline evaluation, re-rate and repair guidance, prototype and production test system evaluation, government regulatory advisory, witness tests, troubleshooting and expert witness services.


Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Los Angeles, California - Long Beach, California - Santa Ana, California - Anaheim, California - Riverside, California - Bakersfield, California - Glendale, California - Huntington Beach, California - San Bernardino, California - Oxnard, California

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Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1976 Degree: B.Sc. Subject: Engineering Institution: University of California, Irvine

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2009 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Vice President and Principal Engineer 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.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
Hydraulic Institute (HI)
Licenses / Certifications
P.E. Mechanical Engineering, California
Professional Appointments
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.

Additional Experience

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.
Marketing Experience
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.

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