Dr. Irving U. Ojalvo
Dr. Irving U. Ojalvo
New York Tech Associates
137 East 36th Street, Suite 7-K
New York NY, 10016
Structures, Biomechanics and Safety Expert, Retired Senior Scientist, Columbia University
BIO / Resume / CV:
QUALIFICATIONS: Licensed Professional Engineer, New York, Connecticut and Florida. Bullard Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Bridgeport (1983- 1990). Author of over 90 technical papers for leading national and international engineering journals. Court testimony as an expert witness in numerous cases involving biomechanics industrial and automobile accidents and consumer products liability. Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Speakers Bureau on Products Liability and Roadway and Accident Reconstruction. Developed state-of-the-art structural dynamics computer program under contract with U. S. Government. Space shuttle consultant & lecturer to NASA engineers. Safety Committee, Human Factors & Ergonomics Society Safety Council, Institute of Transportation Engineers Consultant to industry in areas of Industrial and Roadway Safety and Human Factors Engineering Design of Warnings used in automated industrial equipment Associate Editor of the American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics Journal. Member of ANSI (American National Standards Institute) Ladder Safety Committee EDUCATION: B.M.E. ............. C.C.N.Y. ............. 1956 M.S. .............. M.I.T. ............. 1957 Sc.D. .............. N.Y.U. ............. 1962 EXPERIENCE: 1961-1966 ...... Structural Engineering Specialist, Republic Aviation 1966-1968 ...... Engineering Consultant, Harry Belock Associates 1968-1983 ...... Manager & Project Engineer at Grumman & Perkin-Elmer Corp. 1966-Present .. Private Consultant to numerous industries & law firms AWARDS: M.I.T. Assistantship, 1956-1957. U.S. Fulbright Scholar in the Netherlands, 1960-1961. N.Y.U. Founders Day Award, 1962. NASA Certificate of Recognition, 1973 Hofstra University Certificate of Appreciation, 1979 & 1980. Bullard Chair of Engineering, 1983-1990. Elected a Life Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineering, 1986. Listed in Who's Who and American Men and Women of Science.