Expert Witness Biography

Rene is a mechanical engineer with thirty years experience in the design, construction and maintenance of building systems, including HVAC, plumbing, industrial systems, and fire protection systems. He provides investigations, reports, and testimony in matters involving personal injury or economic loss as they relate to building systems.

Rene has managed his own engineering firm in the Miami area for more than fifteen years. His experience extends to a broad variety of building types including education, healthcare, supermarkets, gas stations, pharmaceutical and food processing facilities, and a range of commercial and residential properties. He has also worked for a number of nationally recognized engineering firms including The Trane Company, where he provided technical and educational support to HVAC Contractors and Engineers and was responsible for coordinating training programs for Trane personnel and dealers.

Rene is a Licensed Professional Engineer in over 10 states, a Licensed General Contractor, and Certified Plans Examiner in Florida. He is also an adjunct professor in the School of Architecture at the University of Miami, teaching graduate and undergraduate level courses in building systems.