Gary Woodall, P.E., CFEI


Gary Woodall, P.E., CFEI
Forensic Engineer
800-482-5611 Ext: 2105
[email protected]
Based Out Of: Indiana

Send Correspondence To:

12450 Lake Station Place
Louisville KY, 40299

BIOGRAPHY

Gary Woodall joined Donan in 2000 as a forensic engineer based out of the firm’s Indianapolis, Indiana office. He has 50 years of engineering experience and has completed approximately 2500 forensic investigations. Mr. Woodall has extensive experience in the following industries: military missile systems; power and controls for nuclear submarine and shipboard electrical systems; power and controls for coal and aggregate processing and material handling systems; forensic engineering; fire investigation; and appliance and product failures. His areas of expertise include power distribution, building and house wiring, appliance-related fires, and lightning damage to structures and appliances, among others. Mr. Woodall commonly completes a wide range of projects at Donan including fire investigations related to electrical wiring and appliance failures; fire investigations involving stainless steel tubing (CSST) damage by lightning; lightning damage to appliances, and electronics; product failures; general appliance failures, and others.

Mr. Woodall is a licensed professional engineer in California, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Nebraska, New Jersey and Ohio. He is also a Certified Fire & Explosion Investigator. He earned his Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University.

REPRESENTATIVE EXPERTISE

Power Distribution
Building and House Wiring
Appliance-Related Fires
Lightning Damage

PROJECT EXAMPLES

Fire Investigations – Electrical Wiring; Appliance Failures; CSST Damage
Lightning Damage – Appliances, Electronics
Product Failures
General Appliance Failures

CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES

Certified Fire & Explosion Investigator
Professional Engineer, California
Professional Engineer, Illinois
Professional Engineer, Indiana
Professional Engineer, Kentucky
Professional Engineer, Nebraska
Professional Engineer, New Jersey
Professional Engineer, Ohio

AFFILIATIONS

National Association of Fire Investigators (NAFI)
National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)

COURSES TAUGHT

2009 CSST vs. Lightning, Study of Lightning Effects on CSST, Indiana Fire Investigation Conference, Indianapolis, IN
2009 CSST Gas Piping & Lightning, DONAN, Louisville, KY
2008 CSST Gas Piping & Lightning, Indiana Association of Building Officials, West Lafayette, IN

EDUCATION

1965 Purdue University
Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering

Relevant Experience

2000 – Present DONAN
Indianapolis, Indiana
Senior Forensic Engineer

1982 – 2000 SECCO, Inc. / SIMCO, Inc.
Linton, Indiana
Owner/Partner

1970 – 1982 US Navy, Naval Surface Warfare Center
Crane, Indiana
Organization Manager

1966 -1970 USAF Space Systems
Vandenburg AFB, California
Launch Complex Commander/Space System
Launch Control Officer

1962 – 1966 US Navy, Naval Surface Warfare Center
Crane, Indiana
Test Engineer/Test Equipment Design



Gary Woodall, P.E., CFEI
Forensic Engineer
800-482-5611 Ext: 2105
[email protected]
Based Out Of: Indiana

Send Correspondence To:

12450 Lake Station Place
Louisville KY, 40299

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