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Dr. Shekhawat presenting his work at teach-in day

FET Expert at Teach-in Day

Dr. Shekhawat Presents His Work Recently, an expert on our staff got to present his work to an unusual audience. Dr. Shekhawat discussed the scientific method approach, potential energy, and how bicycle […]

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Drone Industry Highlight: A Look At Regulation and Commercial Use

DRONES IN THE MARKETPLACE Drones were first introduced as a possible means of delivery in 2013 by Amazon’s CEO, Jeff Bezos. The world took notice, but most of us believed that drones […]

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Virgin Trains Miami Central

Long-Awaited Expectations on Track

What more could people want? The ability to easily connect between the three!   Currently, the Miami-based Virgin is developing an intercity high-speed passenger rail system between Orlando and the existing rail […]

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FET Update

We opened our second office in Palm Beach Gardens  – This decision to expand into the southern region of the state stemmed from a core focus at FET this year: continue providing […]

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Paul D. Tucker, P.E. and Philip G. Fatolitis, Ph.D.

Meet The Experts

Philip G. Fatolitis, Ph.D. Dr. Philip (Phil) Fatolitis is a retired U.S. Navy Medical Service Corps officer (Lieutenant Commander/Naval Aerospace Experimental Psychologist) and Navy Corpsman with over 23 years of active duty […]

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FET Update: Hurricane Dorian

FET’s South Florida office is closed 9/3/2019 and is expected to be open 9/4/2019. FET’s Central Florida office will be closed 9/4/2019 and expected to be open 9/5/2019.

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Ground Penetrating Radar in Forensic Evaluations

What is Ground Penetrating Radar? Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) is a non-destructive testing (NDT) method that transmits radiofrequency waves to penetrate a multitude of different mediums. Reflected signals are then analyzed for […]

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Paul D. Tucker, P.E. - Structural Engineer

Paul Tucker, P.E.

Mr. Tucker’s work experience includes civil and structural engineering positions in industry, academia, and consulting firms. In industry, he has been responsible for structural engineering design, project management, inspections, and code compliance. […]

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Bryan Fisher, Mechanical Engineer at Forensic Engineering Technologies

Bryan Fisher

Mr. Fisher applies his educational background in mechanical engineering to the reconstruction of traffic accidents. He is skilled in accident reconstruction, failure analysis, scientific models & diagrams, scene investigation, evidence preservation, and […]

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National Academy of Forensic Engineers NAFE

FET Experts To Present At NAFE 2019 Summer Conference

Technical Paper – “Forensic Engineering Analysis of a Crash Caused by Swingout of an Articulated Booster on a Semi-Trailer” by Shawn P. Ray, P.E., Donald J. Fournier, P.E., Steven Mitchell Ph.D., P.E., […]

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Herb Hewitt, ACTAR

Mr. Hewitt has investigated, documented, and under the supervision of a Professional Engineer reconstructed dozens of accidents involving cars, tractor-trailers, heavy trucks, motorcycles, bicycles, pedestrians, and more. In addition, he has taken […]

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Rashon Charleston

Mr. Charleston has over 20 years of experience within the field of mechanical engineering with an emphasis on forensic analysis and accident reconstruction. He is skilled in scene investigation, evidence collection, preservation […]

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FET Expands and Relocates

We are pleased to announce two major changes for FET this year! Since our inception, Forensic Engineering Technologies has been located in Lake Mary. Having just marked our 10th anniversary, we have […]

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Hurricane Michael: The Rebuilding Process

The aftermath of Michael has left behind many hazards. Bridges and roadways remain more prone to collapse. Buildings may have been weakened structurally. Downed power lines could be live and present the […]

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See us at the 2018 FLCC Conference

For the full conference schedule, review the 2018 FLCC Brochure here.

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Vivek Shekhawat, Ph.D. - Accident Reconstruction and Biomechanics at FET

Vivek Shekhawat, Ph.D.

Dr. Shekhawat specializes in accident reconstruction and biomechanics of human injury. He analyzes and resolves accidents using fundamental principles and presents them in easy to understand language.

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See us at the 2018 PLRB Claims Conference

This year’s PLRB Claims Conference is held in FET’s hometown of Orlando, FL at Orlando World Center Marriott Hotel. Come visit our booth anytime in the Cypress Ballroom to meet with our […]

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See us at the 2018 Annual CLM Conference

Even with advanced collision avoidance systems, real-world crashes are inevitable. Collisions will occur while humans share the road with autonomous vehicles, and even in the absence of humans, machines can fail. When […]

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Reza Vaghar, Ph.D., P.E.

Reza Vaghar, Ph.D., P.E.

Dr. Vaghar’s work experience includes positions in consulting firms, research laboratories, and academia.

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Christopher M. Stewart, P.E.

Christopher Stewart, P.E.

Mr. Stewart specializes in product failure analysis and the reconstruction of traffic accidents involving trucks, buses, automobiles, motorcycles, bicycles, and pedestrians.  He received a Bachelor of Aerospace Engineering from Auburn University in 1994 and is a registered Professional Engineer in the states of Florida and Georgia.

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Phillip Rossow, CFEI

Phil Russow has conducted more than 1,500 investigations involving airbags, brakes, steering systems, seatbelts, engines, transmissions, and mechanical components related to product liability claims, vehicle performance issues, and fire cause/origin

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James R. Raeburn, P.E.

James Raeburn, P.E.

James Raeburn has extensive experience in the areas of forensic electrical engineering. As an Electrical Engineer for 28 years, Mr. Raeburn has tested and evaluated products for potential hazards and has investigated more than 1,400 loss cases.

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Chip O’Toole, ACTAR

Chip O’Toole has 18 years of experience within the fields of automotive service and engineering. Mr. O’Toole also competes in amateur road racing as a driver, car builder, technical inspector and advisory committee member.

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Steven Mitchell, Ph.D., P.E.

Steven Mitchell, Ph.D., P.E.

Dr. Mitchell has extensive experience in the areas of traffic engineering, electrical engineering, traffic accident reconstruction, and product failure analysis.

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Christopher Leone, ACTAR, UAS Pilot

Chris Leone’s expertise include marine propulsion systems, automotive diagnostics, chassis dynamics, failure analysis, fabrication and structural repair.

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Donald J. Fournier, Jr., P.E. - Forensic Engineering Technologies

Donald Fournier, P.E.

Don Fournier’s work experience includes mechanical engineering positions in industry, academia, and consulting firms.

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Adam Diaz, ACTAR

Mr. Diaz is skilled in scene investigation, evidence collection/processing from vehicles and sites, total station and 3D laser mapping of vehicles and crash sites.

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