Personnel

Personnel

Our staff includes a mixture of engineering specialties, education and experience. This allows us to provide comprehensive analysis, using the best that experience, the latest tools, and up to date technique can provide.

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Dave Komm, P.E., President

Electromechanical Failure Analysis, Fires, Explosions, and Carbon Monoxide Exposure, Product Liability/Design Defect - Dave is the President...

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Quent Augspurger, P.E.

Material Handling Equipment, Agricultural Equipment, High Pressure Liquid and Gas Systems, Machinery and Tooling, Manufacturing Processes -...

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Claude Baker, P.E.

Civil/Structural Engineering – Construction Design, Construction Analysis, Structural Engineering Design, Investigation, Construction Methods, Load Tests, Concreting Techniques,...

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William “Bill” Gest, P.E.

Automotive Design, Chassis, Brakes, and Body Structure Analysis, Airbag and Restraint System Design and Development,...

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Paul G. Bakalis, RA, NCARB, CSBA

Trip/Fall and Slip/Fall, Building and Site Architecture, Engineering and Construction, Human Factors,...

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Mark Cannon, P.E.

Workplace Accidents Safety Engineering, Fall Protection, Industrial Equipment, Construction, Equipment, Machine Guarding, Machine Failures, Consumer Products - Mark...

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Dan Cowley, P.E.

Industrial and Workplace Accidents, Agricultural and Heavy Equipment, Engines and Power Equipment, Fire Causation, Control System and...

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R. Patrick Donahue, P.E.

Airbag Systems, Electrical Failure Analysis, Vehicle Fire Investigation, Vehicle Diagnostics and Control Systems, CDR System...

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Richard N. Hinrichs, Ph.D.

Accident Reconstruction, Upper Extremity Function and Trauma, Body Segment Interactions, Human Factors/Ergonomics, Human Movement, Biomechanics of Locomotion...

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Todd Springer, P.E.

Appliance Fires, Water Intrusion, Hail and Storm Damage, Plastic Failures, Water Filtration & Supply Line Failures, Trip/Fall...

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Kerry Knapp

Biomechanics, Accident Reconstruction, Human Factors, Human Structure, Injury Causation and Mechanism     Download...

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Scott Baer, P.E., CFEI

Electrical forensic analysis, product safety certifications, investigation of product failures, electrical fires, and root cause analysis   ...

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Norman “Bo” Lively, P.E.

Structural Analysis, Post Fire Structure Evaluation, Foundation Damage - Bo has over 40 years’ experience in structural...

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Judson Matthias, Ph.D.

Roadway Design, Transportation Planning, Traffic Engineering, Highway Signing/Marking, Traffic Control, Human Factors, Vehicular Accident Reconstruction...

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Hugh McSpadden

Propellants, Adhesives, Insulation, Polymers, Development of Test Fixtures and Methodology - Hugh has...

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Roy Otterbein

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Mike Craghead

Research Specialist, History of Design, Similar Manufacturers and Products, Recalls and Investigations, Electro- Mechanical Systems       Download...

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Mark Rognlin

Chief Forensic Technician - Artifact Examinations and Dis-assembly, Exemplar Procurement, Model Construction ...

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Barbara Desmond

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