Expert Category: FAILURE ANALYSIS - General
Specialties: Engineering audits of truck and automobile design, materials, manufacturing processes and maintenance to determine contribution to component and system failure, including the evaluation of philosophical aspects of design in relation to user safety. Analytic techniques including fracture analysis, materials testing, mathematical calculations, computer analyses, construction of empirical models of mechanical, electrical and other systems and the setup and testing of flawed vehicles. Brakes; Wheels; Tires; Steering; Vehicle and Component Structural Failure; Crashworthiness; Seat Belts; Engines; Transmissions; Fuel System Fires; Electrical Fires; Cruise Controls; Computer Controls. Computerized vehicular accident reconstruction.
Degrees/Licenses: University of Michigan BSE(ME), MSE(ME), PE.