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Nicolaus Faino


Mechanical Engineer

Areas of Expertise

Product Liability
Commercial + Residential Appliances
Fire + Explosion Investigation
HVAC, Plumbing + Piping
Manufacturing Consulting
Premises Liability Investigations
Appliance Fire + Failure Investigation
Premises Liability / Personal Injury
Building Damage Assessment, Construction Defect + Remediation Design

Nicolaus Faino, PE, MS, CFEI is a Senior Mechanical Engineer who specializes in laboratory and field analysis of materials and mechanical systems. He has experience with design and fabrication of mechanical components and has previous employment experience as a safety officer. He provides investigation and litigation support for personal injury claims involving product liability, injuries related to door and mechanical components and other premises liability. Mr. Faino is also experienced in applying 3D scanning techniques for scene preservation, computational stress modeling and dimensional analysis. He is an operator of the FARO 3D laser scanner and Matterport 3D camera and uses these technologies to capture valuable measurement data for use both in analyzing personal injuries, as well as, generating visual aids for legal proceedings. Additionally, Mr. Faino specializes in residential and commercial plumbing, piping, and appliance failures related to water loss damage and construction defects. He provides technical support, litigation support and expert analyses to law firms, insurance companies and industry.

Education / Certifications
  • MS, Mechanical Engineering, Colorado School of Mines
  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, Colorado School of Mines
  • Registered PE: WA, CA, HI, ID, UT
  • Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator, NAFI

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