James Guzek, P.E., is a Forensic Engineer in Austin, Texas. Mr. Guzek has 11 years of engineering experience, including three years of forensics experience. He previously worked as a Forensic Engineer, conducting residential and commercial property inspections to assess structures and building materials for storm damages, failures and root causes, code compliance, installation compliance, and product defects. He also worked as a Senior Construction Engineer where he inspected and certified construction work at commercial building sites for code compliance. As a Petroleum Engineer, he designed well-boring operations for hydraulic fracturing and successfully reduced fresh water consumption. He also served as a consulting, designing HVAC and air pollution control systems for commercial structures/industrial operations and calculated annual EPA air pollution emissions reports for manufacturing facilities and industrial sources.
Mr. Guzek is the primary author of “Mini Twist: A Study of Long-Range Linear Drive by String Twisting”, published in ASME Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics (2012). James volunteered for several years with West Africa Eye Projects, assisting surgeons with cataract surgeries in Ghana as part of his Eagle Scout program.