Discovery Engineering is a private engineering firm based in Boulder, CO.  I provide expert witness, forensic engineering and analytic services to legal, insurance, industry, and government clients.

I synthesize unique experience, education, and credentials to assist my clients in the most complex investigations.

I pride myself on the breadth and depth of my expertise and on the complete solutions I provide to my clients.



Licensed Professional Electrical Engineer
BS, Electrical Engineering
ME, Telecommunications
ME, Engineering Management
Certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt

Mark McFarland, P.E., is a licensed electrical engineer and statistician with 20+ years of experience in fields such as wireless engineering, communications engineering, telecommunications, & applied research.  He is published in several national and international peer-reviewed journals and is a recognized expert by city, state and federal governments.  He has been a speaker at a number of national and international technical conferences.  Mark is currently the CEO of Discovery Engineering, as well as a communications researcher at the US Department of Commerce in Boulder, CO.  His practice areas include telecommunications, cellular, wireless, networks, electronics, & applied research.

He has performed investigations into electrical, electronic, & communications systems involving design, use, defects, equipment breakdown and malfunctions for government, commercial, research, & liability matters.  Mark has experience in the design, analysis, and testing of satellite, cellular, LTE, Internet, wireless, Wi-Fi, RF, RADAR, networks, data communications, communication protocols, standards, public safety communications systems, GPS, instrumentation, & control systems.

Mark understands variability is crucial to improving and controlling processes. He brings scholarship and practical experience in applied research to help clients understand variability and improve their outcomes. The financial and legal consequences of improper scientific research methods are enormous.  With his experience in statistics and applied research, Mark aims to ensure defensible methods inform decision making.

CV available here.  Fee schedule is available upon request.