1990 Doctor of Philosophy, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University
1988 Master of Arts, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University
1985 Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering and French, Carnegie-Mellon University
Over 200 hours of college instruction and laboratory practice in Human Anatomy and Physiology; college instruction and practice in
State of California, Professional-Engineer Registration (Number Available upon Request)
Services: vehicular-dynamics and biomechanical analysis of over 400 low-speed and high-speed automobile and truck accidents, including structural-deformation analysis of vehicles, seat-back mechanisms, braking systems, bumper design and quantitative evaluation of road-surface conditions; determination of pre-impact vehicle speeds and orientations, collision-induced acceleration forces and collision-related injury causation; biomechanical analysis of injuries resulting from pedestrian-vehicle impacts and accidental falls; biomechanical analysis of blunt- force trauma in criminal and homicide investigations; deposition and expert-witness testimony in municipal and superior courts
Clients: Defense and Plaintiff Attorneys; Insurance Companies including Allstate, Liberty Mutual, Nationwide, Allied and Royal; Private Investigation Services
7/05 – Present, Professor, Department of Mechanical & Aeronautical Engineering, University of California, Davis, CA
Member of the following UC Davis interdisciplinary graduate research programs:
Graduate Program in Biomedical Engineering
Graduate Program in Forensic Science
Institute for Transportation Studies
7/98 – 6/05, Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical & Aeronautical Engineering, University of California, Davis, CA.
7/92 – 6/98, Assistant Professor: Department of Mechanical & Aeronautical Engineering, University of California, Davis, CA.
7/91 – 6/92, James Irvine Research Fellow: Division of Mechanical Engineering, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA.
6/90 – 6/91, Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellow: Center for Energy and Combustion Research, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA.
8/85 – 6/90 Research Assistant; Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ.
6/88 – 8/88 Member of the Technical Staff (MTS): AT&T Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, NJ.
1985 Summer Pre-professional Engineer: AT&T Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, NJ.
1983 – 1984 Summer Pre-professional Engineer: IBM, East Fishkill, NY.
Society of Automotive Engineers
American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society
Tau Beta Pi Engineering Society
National Association of Professional Accident Reconstruction Specialists
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