Forensic Engineering, Expert Witness
& Product Development Services
Berkeley Engineering And Research, Inc., is one of California's leading scientific experts, serving law firms, insurance companies, government agencies, and other corporations.
cause analysis of failures of all kinds + environmental + industrial +
product + mechanical + fires + explosions + complex events + catastrophic losses
consulting + testing + accident reconstruction + litigation support + design
Our 10,000 square foot, state-of-the-art laboratory, and industry-leading team of Forensic Engineering Experts are able to provide expert design and engineering services for a wide range of industries. BEAR experts have extensive deposition and trail testimony experience across the country.
Founded in 1986, our engineers have consulted on hundreds of critical, high-profile projects including the Alaskan Pipeline, the Golden Gate Bridge, the BP Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, the Milwaukee Brewers Stadium roof collapse, the Lan Chile airplane fire at the Miami airport, and the San Bruno pipeline explosion, among many others.
BEAR engineers also develop a wide range of specialized products, from cauterizing forceps for surgery that prevent tissue burning to powerline detectors for cranes and lifts to high strength frame and body components for automobiles and trucks.
Our investigative approach as problem solvers covers every angle. We seek to find out what happened, why it happened, who or what caused it, and all possible preventative solutions - communicating our findings to our clients in a comprehensive and meaningful way.
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Berkeley Engineering And Research, Inc, was founded by Philip Alei, PhD, PE, and Glen Stevick, PhD, PE, and together with David Rondinone, PhD, PE., have over 50 years of combined experience, and have successfully worked on hundreds of cases and research projects related to mechanical, electrical, civil, and materials engineering.
Energy + Power
Maritime, Offshore + Inland
Military + Defense
Oil + Gas
Auto + Bus + Airline+ Railroad Failures
Building Systems, Elevators, Escalators
Catastrophic Forensic Services
Construction Claims and Disputes
Electrical Engineering Expert Services
Environmental + Health-Related Consulting
FMEA (Failure Mode & Effect Analysis)
Geotechnical/Structural Damage Assessments
Inspection Services + 3D Scanning
Property Loss Consultants
Scanning + Monitoring Systems