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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,


Syracuse University
Syracuse, New York

Master of Science
Mechanical Engineering – 8/84

Bachelor of Science
Mechanical Engineering – 5/79
Bachelor of Science: Aerospace Engineering – 5/79

Licensed and Registered Professional Engineer

  • State of New York
  • State of Illinois

Consulting Experience

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 (EDR Downloads)
  • Seat Belt Restraint Analysis
  • Evaluation of Automotive Component Design
  • Motorcycle Accident Reconstruction
  • Truck Accident Reconstruction
  • Snowmobile and ATV Accident Reconstruction
  • Safety and Training Issues Pertaining to Commercial Trucks
  • Construction Equipment: Accident Reconstruction and Design Analysis
  • 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

  • Engineering Mechanics Statics
  • Engineering Mechanics II: Dynamics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Physics
  • Mechanical Engineering Design
  • Machine Design
  • Mechanical Component Design
  • Manufacturing Processes
  • Engineering Graphics
  • Graphic Statics

Positions Held

Private Technical Consultant
Accident Reconstruction and Product Liability
1981- 1991

Private PE, Consulting Engineer
Accident Reconstruction and Product Liability 1991 – Present

Professor – Engineering Science Program
A Community College; Syracuse, NY
1985- Present

Instructor – Engineering Technology
State University of New York @ Morrisville; Morrisville, NY

Teaching Assistant – Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering Department
Syracuse University; Syracuse NY

Product Development Engineer
Chrysler Corporation, Detroit, Michigan

Additional Engineering Experience

Chrysler Corporation

  • 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.

Private Co., PM

  • 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

SAE – Society of Automotive Engineers

NAPARS – National Association of Professional Accident Reconstruction Specialists

NSPE – National Society of Professional Engineers

NYSTARS – New York State Traffic Accident Reconstruction Society

HFES – Human Factors and Ergonomics Society

MSF – Motorcycle Safety Foundation; Certified Motorcycle Riding Instructor

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