Structural Engineering Expert Witness

Charles E. Gasser, PE, SE

Director of Project Development

56 S. LaSalle St., Suite 102
Aurora, IL 60505
Phone: 630.297.6191

Charles is the director and lead forensic consultant for American Structurepoint’s Illinois office. He has more than 20 years of experience in structural engineering design and forensic investigations. During his career he has applied his expertise in multiple areas of structural engineering, including moveable bridge and historic building rehabilitation, new building design, construction administration, and forensic investigations.

His building structural experience includes commercial, industrial, educational, municipal, congregational, and residential design, as well as inspection of steel, concrete, masonry, and wood structures.

His forensic experience has included structural condition assessments after explosions, fires, tornadoes, and other disasters.
Charles has also performed numerous structural-collapse cause investigations, determinations of effective remedial action, structural component failures, and strength deterioration investigations.

Expert witness experience includes cases involving material performance failures, and failures of structural elements.

Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) – Indiana, Wisconsin
Licensed Structural Engineer (SE) – Illinois

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