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Professional Bio

Curt is a licensed professional engineer specializing in the analysis of vehicle crashes and mechanical failures. He has a Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Minnesota State University and experience engineering products for the automotive industry. He started in the forensic engineering field in 2008 at DJS Associates in Philadelphia, PA. Since then, he has continuously investigated

crash events and mechanical failures involving all types of vehicles, including cars, trucks, motorcycles, ATVs, bicycles, and electric mobility devices. He regularly visits crash sites, inspects damaged vehicles, interprets physical evidence and electronic crash data, analyzes dash camera and surveillance video footage, conducts testing, produces written reports and descriptive engineering animations, and provides expert witness testimony.

Curt has invaluable experience that he brings to engineering projects involving motorcycles and other recreational vehicles. He has raced motorcycles competitively for over 25 years and has direct experience with motorcycle responses to collisions, mechanical failures, and traction limits. He has extensive experience servicing and traveling on all types of motorcycles and has worked various roles in the motorcycle industry. He moved to Madison, Wisconsin in 2015 to mentor under Kris Kubly and Charly Buse at Safety Engineering Associates, where he advanced his knowledge of vehicle dynamics and design while analyzing product failures for vehicle manufacturers.

Curt is a member of several professional societies where he continues his education and keeps current of industry practices.

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