Provides Opinion & Testimony In:
Mechanical Engineer, Diesel, Diesel Brakes, Braking Systems, Aerospace Engineer, Engineering Problems, Accident Reconstruction, Product Liability, Automotive Accident Reconstruction, Crash Data Retrieval, Seat Belt Restraint Analysis, Motorcycle Accident Reconstruction, Construction Equipment, Industrial Machinery, Safety, OSHA Regulations, Residential Machinery, Industrial Machinery, Consumer Product Evaluation, Wood Testing, Metal Analysis, Fiberglass Stepladders, Extension Ladders, Scaffolding, ANSI Test, Slip Fall, Building Code Regulations, Cool Systems Engineering, Product Development, Aerodynamics, Ergonomics, ABS Brakes, Event Data Recorder,
Expert Witness No. 609
Syracuse, New York
Master of Science
Mechanical Engineering – 8/84
Bachelor of Science
Mechanical Engineering – 5/79
Bachelor of Science: Aerospace Engineering – 5/79
Available upon request.
Analytical and Experimental Studies of Engineering Problems Dealing with Accident Reconstruction and Product Liability. Work includes, but not limited to the following areas
Automotive Accident Reconstruction
Certified to Perform Crash Data Retrieval
Seat Belt Restraint Analysis
Evaluation of Automotive Component Design
Motorcycle Accident Reconstruction
Industrial Machinery With Respect to Safety and Design
Industrial Machine Guarding and OSHA Regulations
Portable Machinery Both Residential and Industrial
Consumer Product Evaluation With Respect to Safety and Design
Analysis and Testing of Wood, Metal and Fiberglass Stepladders, Extension Ladders and Scaffolding
Have Performed Complete ANSI Test Procedures Pertaining to Ladders
Have Completed the OSHA Construction Safety & Health Supervisor Course
Slip and Fall Analysis
Construction Building Code Regulations
Engineering Issues Pertaining to Sec 240, NYS Labor Law
Accident Reconstruction Techniques include Classical Application of the Laws of Physics in Conjunction with Engineering Principles to Perform the Most Accurate Reconstruction Possible Commensurate with the Physical Evidence. Computer Simulations are used to Reinforce the Mathematical and Physical Findings. Certified to Perform Crash Data Retrieval From Conforming Vehicles.
Product Liability Analysis Includes Engineering Design Evaluation of Consumer and Industrial Products to Ascertain the Feasibility and Safety of the Design. This Includes Testing of the Product and Research of Product Recall Notices.
I have been accepted as an Expert Consulting Engineer in a Court of Law in the States of New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Ohio, Michigan and Wisconsin. I Have testified numerous times in Jury Trials, Arbitrations and Depositions.
College Courses Taught
Mechanics of Materials
Mechanical Engineering Design
Mechanical Component Design
Accident Reconstruction and Product Liability
Professor – Engineering Science
A Community College; Syracuse, NY
Instructor – Engineering Technology
State University of New York @ Morrisville; Morrisville, NY
Teaching Assistant – Mechanical Engineering Department
Syracuse University; Syracuse NY
Product Development Engineer
Chrysler Corporation, Detroit, Michigan
Additional Engineering Experience
Cooling Systems Engineering: Worked in Advanced Airflow Group. Executed Airflow Studies on Present and Future Vehicles. Applications of Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer were applied to Engineering Problems. Work Included Analytical and Experimental Methods in Wind Tunnel.
Aerodynamics: Applied Aerodynamic Principles to Future Vehicle Themes. Work Included Analytical Applications and Testing of 3/8 Scale Models in Wind Tunnel.
Within the Scope of my Consulting Engineering Practice, I have Worked on Numerous Design Problems, including, but not limited to, Component Machine Design, Structural Design and Product Evaluation.
Membership in Professional Soceities
Society of Automotive Engineers
National Association of Professional Accident Reconstruction Specialists
National Society of Professional Engineers
New York State Traffic Accident Reconstruction Society
Human Factors and Ergonomics Society
Motorcycle Safety Foundation; Certified Motorcycle Riding Instructor