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Expert in Structural Engineering Design, Construction Practice and Material Failure Science

Expert ID: 727851 New Jersey, USA

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Expert has 30 years of professional experience in structural design, restoration, repair, investigation services and code review for property distress related to natural disasters, design errors or construction negligence. He has investigated and repaired stone panel facade failures, brick masonry water construction errors, building envelope water intrusions, fire or explosion property damages. Projects include historic buildings, office structures dormitories, power plants, offshore structures, industrial buildings, warehouses, dams, marine vessels, sports stadiums, water canals, towers, bridges, tanks, tunnels, amusement park rides, furnaces, parking structures railroad ties, scaffolding systems, aerospace failure and pipe failure.


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1975 Degree: MS Subject: Structural Engineering Institution: Rutgers University
Year: 1974 Degree: BS Subject: Civil Engineering Institution: Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1989 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: President Department:
Expert, PE, SECB, is the owner and Principal in charge of operations.

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 1997 to 1998 Country / Region: Java, Indonesia Summary: Expert was retained as concrete expert to repair concrete power plant substructures, repair of seawater canal walls and repair of concrete encased steel piles. During the assignment he negotiated with the Japanese construction firm to develop proper construction methods.

Career Accomplishments

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Awards / Recognition
Engineer of the Year - Central NJ Engineering Council, Van Buren Structural Achievement Award ACI, Golden Trowel Award IMS, Chi Epsilon Engineering Honor Society Chapter President, Tau Beta Pi Honor Society.
Publications and Patents Summary
He has 17 publications relating to structural engineering or construction.

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Expert has testified as an expert for the following: Construction practices for concrete forms, slabs, tanks, temporary scaffold structures. Cause and origin investigations of building collapse steel aluminum or timber frames. Building distress cracking or water leaks of envelope systems, stone panel facades, brick masonry, cast stone.
Marketing Experience
Expert is an active member of American Concrete Institute Committee 546 Concrete Repair Guide, and ACI 362 Guide to Design of Parking Structures. He has lectured nationally regarding concrete and masonry repairs.

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
Norwegian From childhood Expert is fluent in speaking Norwegian.

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