Richard Murray is a Mechanical Engineer and industrial safety expert. His expertise is in machine design, automation, and guarding; manufacturing processes; and other complex mechanical devices and systems. Richard’s forensic casework involves machine and industrial safety issues, business interruption claims, and intellectual property disputes.
Starting his professional career as a machine shop technician, Richard worked as a machinist, weldor, and fabricator while earning his engineering degree. After graduation, he spent 17 years working in the design, integration, installation, troubleshooting, and maintenance of custom industrial machinery; in the research and development of novel mechanical systems; and in academia instructing undergraduates in physics and engineering science.
Richard has amassed experience across a diverse range of machinery, industrial systems, and automation solutions. He has designed large and small equipment used in consumer products, industrial processes, and military applications.
Richard earned his degree in Mechanical Engineering from Stony Brook University. He is a licensed Professional Engineer and is a Certified Solidworks Professional (CSWP) in Mechanical Design. Richard holds multiple U.S. Patents, and he has been published in a variety of scientific and technical publications.