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John M. Tobias, Ph.D., P.E., C.F.E.I.


Type of Investigator

Electrical Engineer


New Jersey
New York


  • 30 Years of experience as an Electrical Engineer 
  • 22 Years of experience in forensic engineering

Certifications & Qualifications

  • Licensed Professional Engineer 
  • Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator (NAFI)
  • Certified Designer/Inspector Lightning Protection Institute
  • Inventor/Co-inventor, 4 US patents in electrical grounding and wireless power transmission

Professional Organizations

  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  • National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
  • Principal and Chair Emeritus, Lightning Protection Committee (NFPA 780)
  • Principal, Electrical Safety in the Workplace (NFPA 70E)
  • National Association of Fire Investigators (NAFI)
  • U.S. National Committee of the International Electrotechnical Commission
  • Deputy US Technical Advisor, Lightning Protection (TC 81)
  • International Association of Electrical Inspectors
  • Lightning Protection Institute, Member
  • Professional division board member