Expertise DescriptionI have 15 years experience in the field of Vehicle Design and Engineering, with specialized knowledge in accident reconstruction and product failure. I have additional knowledge with casting, forging, vehicle design, stamping, machining, vehicle dynamics, performance, time-space relationship, driver/rider reactions, occupant kinematics, human factors, and visibility analysis. I have been an expert witness for over 5 years with experience in consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.
Areas of Expertise
My expert witness experience includes motorcycle accident reconstruction and failure analysis; product failure analysis; automotive accident reconstruction; commercial vehicle accident reconstruction, and bicycle accident reconstruction.
My professional experience includes being Senior Engineer at a consulting engineering firm, as well as Senior Engineer at a laboratory, and Senior Test Engineer.
I do have experience with the downloading and interpretation of airbag module data (a.k.a. black box date) and have investigated issues where the airbag and/or seat belt pre-tensioner failed to deploy.
|B.Sc||Mechanical Engineering||University of Colorado||Denver|
|Registered Professional Engineer (P.E.) in the States of Colorado|
|California and Mississippi.|
|Board Certified in Forensic Engineering by the National Academy of Forensic Engineers (NAFE).|
|Certified by the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES).|
|Accredited Traffic Accident Reconstructionist (ACTAR).|
Awards & Affiliation
|American Society of Mechanical Engineers|
|Society of Automotive Engineers|
|American Motorcycle Association|
American Society of Mechanical Engineers
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