Expert Qualifications

This expert is a nationally renown expert in automotive engineering and currently is Professor of Mechanical Engineering at a top ten automotive design and engineering school, where he also holds the position of Director of Center for Vehicle Systems and Safety and the Railway Technologies Laboratory. This expert is the founding director of the Virginia Institute for Performance Engineering and Research and the Advanced Vehicle Dynamics Laboratory. He has authored more than 200 technical publications, and has made more than one hundred technical presentations in topics related to advanced technologies for ground vehicles. He holds seven U.S. and international patents, and has edited three technical volumes. He is currently Associate Editor of AIAA Journal and the journal of Shock Vibration, and has served as Associate Editor for ASME Journal of Vibration and Acoustics. This expert is a Fellow of American Society of Mechanical Engineers and a member of the Society for Automotive Engineers. He earned his PhD in Mechanical Engineering at State University of New York at Buffalo.

Bio Snapshot

  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, State University of New York at Buffalo
  • MS, Mechanical Engineering, State University of New York at Buffalo
  • MA, Business Administration, Pennsylvania State University-Behrend College
  • PhD, Mechanical Engineering, State University of New York at Buffalo
  • Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Fellow, Society of Automotive Engineers
  • Editor, International Journal of Vehicle System Dyanmics
  • Editor, Shock and Vibration journal
  • Editor, Journal of Vibration and Control
  • Honor, SAE International L. Ray Buckendale Award
  • Honor, General Managers Award, GE Transportation Systems
  • Creator of 10 patents
  • Authored 320+ technical publication, 200+ technical presentations
  • Former, Staff Engineer and Section Manager at Lord Corporation
  • Former, Senior Mechanical Systems Engineer at General Electric Transportation Systems
  • Former, Visiting Scientist at Army Research Laboratory and Aberdeen Test Center:
  • Present, Professor of Mechanical Engineering at top ranking automotive university
  • Present, Director of Center for Vehicle Systems and Safety and Director of Railway Technologies Laboratory at top ranking automotive university

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