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Wandling Engineering

Dr. George R. Wandling

Office Phone: 515.232.0158
Email: wandling@wandling.com
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Practice Areas

  • Accident Reconstruction
  • Design Professional
  • Explosions
  • Fire (electrical) Cause & Origin
  • Fire Cause Of Origin
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Product Liability Design
Dr. Wandling is President of Wandling Engineering with more than 35 years of engineering experience. He holds a B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Iowa State University. He joined IBM as a staff mechanical engineer in 1981, and after 13 years he left his position as senior engineering project manager and professional engineer to join Wandling Engineering. Drawing from his broad experience, Dr. Wandling has applied his engineering expertise to a wide variety of cases which have involved fires and explosions, motor vehicles, mechanical systems, and fluid power systems. In addition, he has provided consulting services in fields such as product design and safety and hazard analysis. Dr. Wandling has provided expert testimony in both state and federal courts.


  • Ph.D. Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 2000. Mechanical Engineering. Field of study: machine design, mechanisms, dynamic systems and control, thermodynamics and energy systems.
  • M.S. Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 1996. Mechanical Engineering.
  • B.S. Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 1981. Graduate with Distinction in Mechanical Engineering.


  • Dr. Wandling is a Registered Professional Engineer in Iowa, North Carolina, West Virginia, Missouri, and Alabama. He is a certified Fire and Explosion Investigator and Instructor (National Association of Fire Investigators) and is certified in Boiler Operation, Maintenance and Safety (Maintenance Training Association of the Americas).

Personal/Civil Memberships

  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers
  • American Society of Plumbing Engineers
  • Iowa Engineering Society
  • International Code Council
  • National Association of Fire Investigators
  • National Fire Protection Association
  • National Safety Council
  • National Society of Professional Engineers
  • Society of Automotive Engineers
  • Society of Plastics Engineers
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