Leo Kalikstein, P.E.

Leo Kalikstein P.E.

Electrical Engineer & Industrial Controls Expert

Leo is an electrical engineer with nearly 30 years of professional experience involving industrial controls and automation, machinery and equipment safeguarding, and process safety and construction management for industrial facilities. He applies his expertise to forensic casework involving injuries, system performance claims, and intellectual property disputes.

In his time as an Instrumentation and Control Systems (I&C) engineer, Leo has amassed diverse experience across industries such as oil & gas, mining, bio-pharma, food and beverage, electrical generation, and others. He has designed and implemented processes and systems from the ground up, as well as updated existing systems to suit new specifications. Leo has extensive experience in the development and analysis of functional requirements for industrial control systems, control system design and programming, process measurements involving field instrumentation, as well as failure analysis investigations. His experience includes electrical systems software modeling, short circuit analysis, electrical load analysis, motor start-up analysis and arc flash studies. Leo has a broad software development background including Oracle and SQL Server databases, C#, Visual Basic.NET, Java, Python and X Code.

Leo earned his Bachelor of Science in Engineering Physics, Electrical Engineering, and Control systems from the Colorado School of Mines. He is licensed as a Professional Engineer.