James F. Lane

Principal Consultant / P.E. / Chicago

Background

Mr. Lane has with over 30 years of materials engineering and consulting experience in determination of root cause and dispute resolution, with extensive experience designing, conducting, and evaluating field and laboratory testing. He is a graduate of the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) in Atlanta, Georgia, earning a Bachelor of Materials Engineering and Master of Science in Materials Science and Engineering. He is a registered Professional Engineer (PE) in multiple states, including: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Wisconsin. 

Throughout his career, Mr. Lane has performed thousands of analyses and evaluations, supporting a broad range of industries throughout his career, in both the private and public sector. Some of these industries include: agriculture, construction, electronics, facilities management, hospitality, medical, mining, municipalities, natural gas, oil & gas, petrochemical, pharmaceutical, power generation, pulp and paper, recreation, textiles, and transportation (automotive, railroad, aviation, aerospace, marine, and intermodal). In addition, Mr. Lane has worked with both the insurance and the legal communities. 

Education and Certifications

• Materials Engineering, B.S.: Georgia Institute of Technology
• Materials Science and Engineering, M.S.: Georgia Institute of Technology
• Registered Professional Engineer: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota,  Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Wisconsin