Johannes C. Laun, P.E.

Fire/Electrical Engineering

Mr. Laun is an electrical engineer, physicist, and Certified Fire Investigator (IAAI-CFI). He has many years of experience investigating fires and explosions that include chemical facilities, residential-commercial-industrial facilities, passenger vehicles and trucks, heavy equipment, etc. Mr. Laun is trained in arson investigation techniques. Further, he is Pro-Board Certified and holds a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator (NAFI-CFEI) certificate. Mr. Laun is able to conduct examinations in the field designing and constructing tests, performing research, and/or theoretical calculations.

  • Expertise
    • Antennas and Electromagnetics
    • Semiconductor Materials, Processing, and Testing
    • Electric Shock and Electrocution
    • Communications
    • Product Liability
    • Patents
    • Electric Power Distribution
    • Electrical Codes and Standards
    • Construction Practices
    • Clean Rooms
    • Failure Analysis
    • HVAC
    • Physics
    • Insurance Support
    • Property Management
    • Grounding & Lightning
    • Insurance and Subrogation Support
    • Alarm Systems
    • Medical Equipment
    • Heavy Equipment
    • Manufacturing Equipment & Tooling
    • Transformers, Circuit Breakers, and Switchgear
    • Electrical and Mechanical Equipment restoration from Fire, Smoke, and Water exposure
    • Non-Destructive Testing (NDT)
    • Surface & Micro Analytical Techniques
  • Education
    • M.B.A., Technology Management, University of Colorado at Boulder, 1994
    • M.S. Physics, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1984
    • B.S.E.E., Electromagnetics and Antennas, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1981
  • Continuing Education
    • Currently licensed in Illinois, Florida, Ohio, Arkansas and West Virginia
    • NCEES and USCEIP records established to expedite licensure in additional jurisdictions.
    • Licensed Private Detective, Illinois, License No. 115-002128
    • 40 Hour HAZWOPER Certification (29CFR 1910.120)
    • Amateur Radio operator - Extra Class (WB9STI)
    • Fluent in German