Mr. Joel Skogen holds a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering and is a licensed professional engineer in most eastern U.S. states. He is a consulting forensic engineer with RIMKUS Consulting Group. He has more than 16 years of experience in design, engineering, procurement, engineering management, project and construction management, mechanical systems design and evaluation, scheduling, budget control, implementing quality and control procedures, building energy cost analysis, and contract management. He also has over 10 years’ experience in automotive service procedures, vehicle part defects, and mechanical product evaluations. His areas of practice include vehicle mechanical failure, property loss consulting, consumer products and product liability, building science, building energy analysis, and construction defect claims and disputes.