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 Expert  724531

Expert in Accident Reconstruction,Brakes,Vehicle Safety;Automotive Engineering;Airbags,Seat Belts, Restraints


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Maryland (MD)
USA
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness Market Research

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Expert (Ph.D., M. Eng) is the Principal Engineer of an internationally recognized consulting engineering firm with over 30 years of Scientific Motor Vehicle & Traffic Accident Reconstruction experience.

Expert is an Automotive Engineer (M. Eng.) with Doctorate (Ph.D.) in Automotive Engineering with 30+ books and publications and more than 30 years of Automotive Engineering & Traffic Accident Reconstruction experience. He provides consultation and expert services on various vehicle accident-related issues and has rendered his services for clients throughout the world.

Expert Consulting Areas:

- Scientific Vehicle Accident Reconstruction and Computerized Collision Analysis (EDCRASH, EDSMAC, EDSMAC4, EDVTS, EDSVS) - Automotive Engineering and Vehicular Product Design Analysis - Crash Data Retrieval ("BLACK BOX" Data Download) - Review and Evaluation of Vehicle Accident Cases - Mechanical Failure Analysis of Various Vehicle Components - Vehicle Crashworthiness, Safety Performance and Standards Compliance - Airbags, Restraint Systems' Usage and Performance - Engineering Analysis of Low Speed Crashes.

Expert Services:

- Accident investigation and reconstruction of vehicular accidents (automobiles, trucks, motorcycles, bicycles) utilizing all accepted scientific techniques; on-site inspections, examinations and analysis - Expert witness testimony for litigation purposes on issues related to collision analysis, accident avoidance, accident collision analysis, vehicle dynamics, speed analysis, time-distance studies, point of impact location, examination of vehicle systems and specific components, driver identification - Engineering analysis and evaluation of various aspects of automotive crashworthiness and collision energy management; Vehicle safety performance and design evaluation - Restraint systems (seat belts, airbags) usage and performance - Computerized vehicle dynamics analysis - Occupant protection & vehicle crashworthiness - Federal motor vehicle safety standards compliance - Accident site examination and evidence collection - Research into files, dockets, standards, policy issuances of technical references libraries.

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accident causation

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accident reduction

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active occupant-restraint system

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air bag

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automatic automotive transmission system

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automobile crash detection

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automobile crash test

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automobile safety system

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automotive accident

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automotive accident reconstruction

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automotive antilock braking system

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automotive brake

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automotive crash analysis

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automotive crash simulation

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automotive crashworthiness

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automotive design

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automotive engineering

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automotive engineering design review

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automotive fire safety

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automotive human factors engineering

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automotive impact protection

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automotive instrument panel

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automotive maintenance

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automotive power steering system

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automotive research and development

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automotive safety

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automotive safety glass

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automotive seat belt

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automotive suspension system

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automotive transmission system

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coefficient of restitution

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collision repair

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crash sensor

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crash simulation software

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crash-energy management

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distance measurement

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human-body motion analysis

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low speed accident

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motor vehicle accident

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motor vehicle safety standard

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motorcycle accident

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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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occupant restraint system

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truck safety

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accident

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accident analysis

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accident investigation

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accident reconstruction

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auto accident investigation

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automobile

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automotive product liability

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brake

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bus (road vehicle)

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child restraint system

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collision

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crash analysis

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crash data retrieval

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crash simulation

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crashworthiness

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motion analysis

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motor vehicle

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occupant safety

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passive occupant-restraint system

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safety

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seat belt

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seat track

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speed analysis

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traffic accident analysis

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truck

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truck accident

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truck accident investigation

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trucking safety

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vehicle safety

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vehicular accident


Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Baltimore, Maryland;  Frederick, Maryland;  Gaithersburg, Maryland;  Bowie, Maryland;  Richmond, Virginia;  Alexandria, Virginia;  Wilmington, Delaware;  and Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

Often requested
with this expert:

Automotive Seating & Safety, Child Safety Seats, Seat...
Vehicle Engineering, Design, Development and Testing....
Mechanical Engineering Specializing in Accident...
Automotive Technology, Accident Reconstruction, Vehicle...

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1977   M. Eng.   Automotive Engineering   Engineering University   Magna Cum Laude
1982   Ph.D   Automotive Engineering   Engineering University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title   Responsibilities

1994 to 2007

 

A. Expert, Ph.D. & Assoc.

 

President

 

President of the compnay


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

SAE, NAPARS


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

More than 30 books and technical publications


Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Leading Automotive Engineering Expert; Review and Evaluation of Vehicle Accident Cases. Various Law offices have used him for accident reconstruction cases. That involves many areas of expertise (determining speed before and at time of impact, physics, engineering, etc.).
  • Scientific Vehicle Accident Reconstruction and Computerized Collision Analysis (EDCRASH, EDSMAC, EDSMAC4, EDVTS, EDSVS)
  • Automotive Engineering and Vehicular Product Design Analysis, Crash Data Retrieval ("BLACK BOX" Data Harvesting)
  • Expert has conducted a wide variety of highway safety research projects for the insurance industry while working at the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (Arlington, VA).
  • Mechanical Failure Analysis of Various Vehicle Components;Vehicle Crashworthiness, Safety Performance and Standards Compliance;Airbags, Restraint Systems' Usage and PerformanceEngineering Analysis of Low Speed Crashes
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Over 25 years; more than 200 trial appearances in courts throughout the world
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Automotive seat expert for consulting on driver seat failure.
  • Seatbelt expert for consulting on seat belt failure and liability of the manufacture.
  • Tire expert needed for consulting on motorcycle tire failure (Metzler tire).
  • Expert in Modified Ford Truck with airbag suspension system:
  • Automotive brake expert for consulting on Mary Rodgers v. Ernest Huth and Mr. Tire, Inc.
  • Brake expert for consulting on Brake Line Failure.
  • Expert for consulting on seat belt and automotive safety issues.
  • Expert for consulting on Automotive Engineer.
  • Automobile airbag expert for consulting on airbag failure.
  • Brake repair expert for consulting on leaking brake line after repair of brake lines.
  • Air bag accident reconstruction expert for consulting on whether air bag should have deployed.
  • Product liability vehicle expert for consulting on Sudden Acceleration and Reverse Park.
  • Automotive engineering expert for consulting on Automotive Engineer.
  • Automotive engineering expert for consulting on pt cruiser losing wheel due to fail to repair ball joint properly.
  • Brake electronics design expert for consulting on Brake System Design Needed.
  • Expert witness tires for consulting on Cooper tire.
  • Baltimore expert engineer product design safety for consulting on Medical/ lab product design/ safety.
  • Expert in auto accident reconstruction for consulting on auto accident liabilty.
  • Airbag expert for consulting on airbag and ABS and accident reconstruction.
  • Biomechanical engineering expert for consulting on automobile and large truck accident.
  • Tire engineering expert for consulting on vehicle tire design and engineering.
  • Seat belt expert for consulting on accident reconstruction and black box data retrieval.
  • Expert witness heavy truck california for consulting on Litigation: Garbage Truck tag axle repair - resulting in death.
  • Automobile seat expert/engineer for consulting on driver seat malfunction causing accident.
  • Expert for consulting on seatbelt and air bag failure of 200 Ford Mustang.
  • Expert in Possible testifying retention (108383) by Plaintiffs' Counsel.
  • Expert in Litigation expert witness for Automotive Product Liability Class Action.
  • Automotive restraints expert for consulting on Ford litigation.
  • Expert for consulting on Hutchins 900 suspension system for semi trailer tip over litigation.
  • Collision expert witness for consulting on rear-end collision.
  • Expert in accident reconstruction & mechanical engineering for a motorcycle accident.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
Russian   Fluent

Market Research:
Automotive Engineer with 30+ books and publications and more than twenty-five years of Automotive Engineering & Traffic Accident Reconstruction experience.

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

University of N. California Accident Reconstruction Methods

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Major Insurance Carriers U.S. Attorney's Offices throughout the US Leading Product Liability Attorneys

Other Skills and Services

Brake Systems Design @ Performance


 

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