Overview: Contamination—we've all seen it in some form. In this presentation, we will explore various methods of identifying contaminants and their sources.
Modern machines are often data-driven, recording and using vast amounts of data. Attendees will learn methods for testing and validating this data in the context of a failure investigation, using sound scientific methods and principles.
When components fracture, fatigue is often the reason. Ron Parrington walks you through the definition and types of fatigue, how to design and test for fatigue, and common fractographic features in fatigue failures.
ESi launches a new Chemistry sub-practice within our Materials practice. Sr. Consultant Jason Babcock, Ph.D. has been appointed to lead this new team, which brings together premier analytical and forensic chemistry expertise.
ESi welcomes Torrence Welch, Ph.D., a new Sr. Managing Consultant in our Biomechanics and Safety practice. Dr. Welch is a highly qualified biomechanical engineer and will be based in our Atlanta, Georgia office.
We will review concepts about septic systems, including common issues, reasons for failure, and state and local laws that govern design, permitting, installation and maintenance.
ESi consultant Jon van Poppel, P.E. presented “A Parametric Study of Adaptive Load-Limiting Restraint System with Weight Sensing Considerations,” at the 26th Int'l Technical Conference on the Enhanced Safety of Vehicles.
On June 7, 2019, 18 of ESi’s women consultants teamed up to provide a half-day of inspiration, learning and fun for the young women at the Laura Jeffrey Academy.
ESi Principal Dennis Brickman presents “Residential Elevator Child Entrapment Virtual Reality Accident Reconstruction Methodology,” at the XXXIst International Occupational Ergonomics and Safety Conference.
ESi welcomes Joseph Mohorovic to the team! Mr. Mohorovic is a board-certified product safety expert and former Commissioner on the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.
On Apr. 8, 2019, ESi Principal Dennis Brickman presented to the Consumer Product Safety Commission about tragic accidents involving residential elevator child entrapment.
ICPHSO attendees in Washington D.C. hit the floor in droves to experience firsthand how VR can be used to help them understand the risks of a product or environment.
Join Crane Engineering (a part of ESI) March 13 for our second annual Smart Sessions: Topics and Trends That Matter—presentations providing insights on topics that impact the work you do.
Crane Engineering is now part of ESi -- a significant milestone in our efforts to enhance responsiveness and ensure that we can deploy the right expertise and technologies to fit the scope of a particular project.
ESi welcomes new Sr. Managing Consultants Dr. Macan Doroudian, Dr. Philip Shaller, and Dr. Pravi Shrestha, expanding the expertise in its growing Civil, Structural, and Environmental practice.
ESi consultants Dennis Brickman, Anne Mathias and Julius Roberts recently presented “Stump Grinder Accident Investigation and Design Testing Methodologies" at the 2018 ISOES conference.
Dr. Amber Rath Stern, Ph.D., P.E. was recognized with the Charlotte Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 Leadership Award.
ESi announces the launch of two new Biomechanics and Safety sub-practices -- important steps in ESi’s drive to intensify focus on key areas of our business while providing high value technical services to clients.
ESi launches a new Rail sub-practice, led by ESi Principal Philip J. Daum, P.E., to harness the talent and expertise we possess in this area and provide clients with some of the most advanced thinking and services in the rail industry.
ESi welcomes Carol Benassi, NCARB, AIA as a Sr. Managing Consultant in our Civil/Structural practice. Ms. Benassi brings 30+ years experience in architecture and construction disputes and defects.
ESi announces the move of its Southern California office to 15235 Alton Parkway, Suite 120, Irvine, CA 92618, further strengthening its service capabilities in the region and abroad.
ESi consultants presented “Tanker Truck Loading Platform Fall Protection Accident Reconstruction Analysis,” at the XXIXth Annual ISOES Conference.
Dr. Robert J. Butler takes on a broader role as director of a new Automotive practice, overseeing four new sub-practices.
ESi has acquired Full Service Railroad Consulting, Inc., a transaction which creates a strong partner for companies who need focused rail expertise delivered by experienced professionals.
ESi announces the acquisition of Hopkins Forensics Group, LLC, a transaction which brings critical electrical engineering expertise to ESi’s southeastern operations and complements existing practices.
Anand Shah, Dennis B. Brickman, Joseph Grzetic and Joseph Eganhouse embarked on an effort to determine common causes of failure in elastomeric resistance bands used in exercise programs.
With 20+ years of experience in structural engineering, Mr. Johnson will lead the team responsible for forensic investigations and evaluations related to construction and building related issues.
ESi is pleased to announce that the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics has selected AIAA Fellow Robert C. Winn, Ph.D., P.E., as winner of its 2017 AIAA Distinguished Service Award.
Mr. Slane is based in our Colorado Springs office, where he brings a 35+ year career history distinguished by his work leading the development of space standards in the U.S. and abroad.
Dr. Sohn is based in our Illinois office and brings a strong track record working in both management and technical roles, and a wealth of experience in the engineering analysis of mechanical components.
ESi is pleased to welcome Steven Faupel as a Staff Consultant in our Civil/Structural practice group and is based in our Doral, Florida office.
ESi is pleased to welcome Jason Babcock, Ph.D. to the ESi team as a Senior Consultant in our Materials practice.
ESi is pleased to welcome Daniel Spankie to the ESi team as a Senior Consultant in our Pharmaceutical & Medical Device sub-practice.
ESi is pleased to welcome Jean "Jon" van Poppel, P.E. to the team as a Senior Consultant in our Auto and Marine practice.
ESi is pleased to announce that Sr. Consultant Joseph Arruda has published an article, "Determination of the Standard of Care in the Tire Service Industry" in Rubber & Plastic News.
On November 15, 2016, Senior Consultant Mark Lewis, P.E. in our Dallas office began his 2-year term as an appointed commissioner of the Building Standards Commission for the City of Plano, Texas
ESi is pleased to announce that Jeffrey Kuehn, P.E. has joined the team as a Senior Consultant in our Mechanics practice group.
ESi is pleased to announce that Casey Smith has joined the team as a Senior Technologist in our Dallas office.
ESi recently received a Federal Firearms License, which allows us to ship and receive firearms, ordnance and ammunition directly from our Dallas office.
ESi was well‐represented at the 28th Annual Occupational Ergonomics and Safety Conference – a leading international forum for practitioners and researchers involved in the design and analysis of safe human work systems.
ESi is pleased to announce that our Fire, Process and Electrical practice is setting the stage for a new chapter of growth by separating into two distinct practices, Electrical Engineering and Fire & Explosion Investigation.
The tragic loss of EgyptAir Flight 804 on May 19, 2016 has prompted an onslaught of questions about what caused the plane to disappear off radar over the Mediterranean Sea with 66 people aboard.
ESi is pleased to announce that we have acquired MDE Forensic Engineering and Laboratories, a multi-disciplinary firm with a 20-year track record of providing industry leading forensic engineering and investigation services to clients.
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