Ph.D., C. E., 1989, Texas Tech University
M.C.E., 1986, Texas Tech University
B.C.E., 1984, Texas Tech University
Dr. McFarquhar has over 31 years experience. He is the owner of McFarquhar Group Inc, Waxahachie, Texas; an engineering and consulting firm focused on the building enclosure environment from design to quality assurance services during construction.
He has taught fundamental engineering courses in the Civil Engineering Department of Texas Tech University. He has extensive experience in engineering consulting and design, forensic investigation, litigation support and building repair/restoration. He is highly skilled in the design, analysis and investigation of various building envelope cladding systems including curtain wall cladding components: aluminum stick, unitized, suspended and gasket wall, steel framing, steel trusses, window glazing, natural stone cladding, brick cladding, precast panels, monolithic and composite metal panels, sealants and cladding waterproofing. He is active with design of specialty transportation towers and cross-over signage support.
Dr. McFarquhar has worked directly for building Owners, Developers, Architects, Property Managers, Insurance Adjusters, Lawyers, Legal Community and General Contractors.
Dr. McFarquhar has also researched window glass strength behavior and investigated tornado and hurricane/storm damage on exterior wall systems. Dr. McFarquhar is engineer-of-record for cladding on several commercial projects within the US and has performed engineering on several projects in the Far East and Central America Dr. McFarquhar is a published author and has conducted several seminars in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and Singapore.
Licensed Professional Engineer in Alabama, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, New Jersey, Oklahoma, Ohio, South Carolina, Texas, Tennessee, Virginia