Mr. Sudler earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh.
He specializes in analyzing the failure of electrical components and systems, electrical faults and malfunctions, as well as possible failure modes.
Mr. Sudler has more than 10 years of experience relating to industrial and manufacturing facilities installing, commissioning, programming, troubleshooting, and repairing low-voltage to high-voltage electrical equipment. This combined experience gives Mr. Sudler the unique ability to conduct a Failure Mode Effect Analysis (FMEA) as it relates to equipment failures, electric shock/electrocution, electrical fires or industrial accidents. Furthermore, his distinctive background and “real world” experience has allowed him to successfully conduct investigations concerning numerous consumer and vehicle products produced by leading manufacturers in product liability litigation.
Mr. Sudler has conducted well over 2,000 investigations throughout his 18-year career, and is frequently retained nationally by product manufacturers, attorneys, and insurance companies. He has also been retained to conduct high profile investigations internationally in Canada, the Caribbean, the United Kingdom and South America.
Mr. Sudler is a member of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)/Underwriters Laboratories (UL) Standards Technical Panel (STP) 1642, Lithium, Household and Commercial Batteries, that is responsible for maintaining several UL Safety Standards pertaining to batteries.
He is a Board-Certified Diplomate in Forensic Engineering (DFE) by the National Academy of Forensic Engineers in accord with the guidelines of the Council of Engineering Specialty Boards (CESB).
Mr. Sudler is an International Registry Member of Professional Engineers in the disciplines of Electrical Engineering and the specialty practice areas of Forensic Engineering Studies of the United States Council of International Engineering Practice (USCIEP).
He is a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the IEEE Consumer Electronics Society; Participating Member of the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM International) E58 Forensic Engineering Committee; Senior Member of the National Academy of Forensic Engineers (NAFE); Council Record Holder designated Model Law Engineer (MLE) of the National Council of Examiners for Engineers and Surveyors (NCEES); Former Chairman of the Board of Ethical Review for the National Society of Professional Engineers; Licensed Member of the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE); Former Vice President of the Illinois Society of Professional Engineers (ISPE); and a Senior Member of the Instrumentation, Systems and Automation Society (ISA).
Mr. Sudler has provided expert testimony in municipal, state and federal courts of law, is licensed as a professional engineer (P.E.) in 47 states, and registered internationally as an International Professional Engineer (IntPE).
795 Cromwell Park Drive,
Glen Burnie, MD 21061