Barr Group's industrial controls and automation expert witnesses provide source code reviews, reverse engineering, failure analysis and testimony services for litigation involving networked or automated machinery used for industrial process control and manufacturing. 

Our industrial engineering expert team is comprised of highly qualified engineers, professors, and experienced expert witnesses in topics such as discrete controllers, supervisory control and data acquisition systems (SCADA), distributed control systems (DCS) and programmable logic controllers (PLCs) for the Internet of Industrial Things (IIoT).

Our experts are knowledgeable in IEC61508 and other functional safety standards related to industrial controls and industrial automation systems. 

Environments in which industrial control systems may exist include, but are not limited to:

  • Centralized control rooms
  • On-plant monitoring
  • High-voltage switching controllers
  • Robotic manufacturing equipment & automated lines
  • Food processing equipment and lines
  • Chemical processing plants
  • Oil and gas processing plants
  • Solar & wind farms
  • Power plants and other utility processing plants

Representative Experts

The following profiles are just a few of Barr Group's expert witnesses. For more complex technologies and cases, experts can be assembled into teams to ensure that all aspects of the technology in question are thoroughly evaluated by the appropriate subject experts.

Industrial Automation & Process Control Experts

Computer Programming Experts

Computer Science Experts

Computer Security Experts

Control Systems Experts

Data Communication Experts

Electronic Design Experts

Embedded Systems Experts

Intellectual Property Expert Witnesses

Patent Infringement Expert Witnesses

Product Liability Experts

Software Copyright Experts

Software Experts

Software Trade Secret Experts

Wireless Experts