Jonathan G. Jordan

Jonathan G. Jordan, P.E., CFEI

Senior Consultant

Mr. Jonathan Jordan specializes in electrical engineering issues and has performed numerous investigations into fires caused or allegedly caused by electrical issues. His experience includes evaluation of electronics products and their failure modes to determine whether they adhered to relevant safety standards, including those established by Underwriters Laboratories (UL) and the Canadian Standards Association (CSA). Mr. Jordan has also evaluated products and components for structural wiring compliance with the National Electric Code (NEC).

He also has extensive experience in product safety failure analysis, resulting in design changes, ODM changes, and recalls. His projects have included a wide array of products and components, including but not limited to electronics, printed circuit boards, appliances, HVAC/R, residential and commercial wiring, motors, power supplies, and battery failure analysis, with an emphasis on lithium-ion battery chemistry.

Mr. Jordan is a licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.) in multiple states, and holds a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator (CFEI) certification.

Publications

  • Defense of Lithium Secondary Batteries Involved in Fire Losses, For the Defense, magazine of DRI, December 2016
  • Computed Tomography: The New State of the Art in Evidence Preservation and Interrogation, For the Defense, magazine of DRI, November 2013
  • Lithium Secondary Batteries and Hobbies, Fire and Arson Investigator - Journal of the International Association of Arson Investigators, October 2013
  • Computed Tomography - The Next Generation Forensic Analysis Technology, Georgia Defense Lawyers Association, July 2013
  • Forensic Usage of Computed Tomography (CT), Fire and Arson Investigator - Journal of the International Association of Arson Investigators, April 2013
  • So You've Been Put on Notice...Now What?, Battery Power Magazine, January 2013
  • Batteries Under Fire, Fire and Arson Investigator - Journal of the International Association of Arson Investigators, October 2012

ESi's expertise spans dozens of industries and specializations organized across several practice groups, each staffed by dozens of in-house experts with the technical knowledge, hands-on expertise, and courtroom experience required to execute projects for and with our clients from start to finish.

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