Scott Duquette

Forensic Engineer

Mr. Duquette is a licensed professional engineer with 20 years of experience in the machine tool, aerospace, construction / plumbing products, and medical device industries.

He began his career designing mechanical systems for the machine tool industry, then spent several years designing custom equipment, fixtures, and tooling to optimize manufacturing and quality processes for fluid transport systems in the aerospace industry.

Later, he focused his efforts on product design and development in the flexible piping and tubing industries. In this context, he studied lightning interaction with ground based systems and developed a marketable lightning effects mitigating product. More recently, he has designed and developed medical device implants and surgical instrumentation.

Working across several diverse industries has allowed Mr. Duquette to gain experience in various design, manufacturing, and regulatory environments. His product development work consistently used 3D CAD programs with various projects requiring Mr. Duquette to evaluate components and systems utilizing finite element analysis for non-linear large deformation and contact analyses.

Mr. Duquette has always had an end to end, hands on approach to product development and is consistently involved with the entire process from conception to design through testing and evaluation. His areas of expertise include:

  • Mechanical design and analysis
  • Mechanical failures
  • Lightning interaction with ground based systems
  • Fitting sealing technologies
  • Fuel gas systems – natural gas and LP gas (propane)
  • Failure analysis of plumbing products
  • Computer Aided Design (CAD) solids modeling
  • Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
  • Patent evaluation and analysis
Team: EFI Global-USA
Telephone: 704-981-1364
Email: scott.duquette@efiglobal.com
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
Qualifications: PE
Areas of expertise: Engineering, environmental and fire services
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