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Failure Analysis & accident investigation Corrosion engineering Fire investigation Expert witness in litigation and insuance claims Design & structural analysis Condition assessment
UTC team consists of experts with more than 35 years of relevant industrial and research experience. The key staff had been engaged in a number of legal litigation cases, including private negotiation, mediation, arbitration, court hearing and public hearing.

UTC team consists of experts with more than 35 years of relevant industrial and research experience as well as qualifications. The key staff has successfully led and completed thousands of projects in forensic analysis, accident investigation, failure analysis (FA), condition assessment for aerospace, marine, petrochemical, electronic and microelectronic, construction, amusement, oil & gas, transportation industries and governmental agencies including Ministry of Defence (Singapore), Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF), Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA), Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF), Ministry of Manpower (MOM), Hyundai Engineering and Construction (Korean), Public Utilities Board (PUB), The Straits Times, SBS Transit, High Court, State Courts, China Taiping Insurance, Rajah & Tann, WongPartnership, Universal Terminal, Singapore Navy, SMRT, RWS, Shell, ST Aerospace, Eagle Services Asia, SIA Engineering, HP, Dell, ST Marine, Takenaka Corporation (Japan) and Sembawang Shipyard, etc.
Our reports draw clear conclusions with sufficient solid reliable evidence, which make litigations much easily. Shortly after receiving our reports, most cases would be settled down before court hearing precedures, significantly saving our client's precise time and money.

Expert areas


  • Determine the root cause(s) of incident/accidents and failures
  • Discover relevant facts and reliable evidence
  • Provide sound professional opinions
  • Assist court to decide liabilities of involved parties

  • Recent relevant publications

      Recently, UTC had published articles on failure analysis and accident investigation as follows:

    • "Improving quality and reliabity through effective failure analysis" was presented in Symposium on Materials Processing, Inspection and Testing held on August 24, 2017, Malaysia.

    • Click here to read more the presentation report.

    • "Forensic investigation on crane accidents" was published in International Journal on Forensic Engineering in 2017.

    • Click here to read the partial article.
      For full article, please contact the publisher.

    Typical projects

  • Public hearing on major MRT disruptions
  • State court trial on crane toppling
  • High court trial on damages of thermal printer in Cab
  • Arbitration on crane collapse
  • Criminal court trial on construction accident
  • Interested parties

  • Companies involved in accidents/incidents
  • Personal involved in accidents/incidents
  • Government agencies for law enforcement
  • Insurance companies