Mr. Ronald J. Feder

Evans & Associates, Inc.

1681 Hickory Loop
P.O. Box 1210
Las Cruces NM, 88004

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Accident Reconstruction; Bicycle Accidents; Trucks; Pedestrian Accidents; Time/Distance/Speed Analysis; ACTAR Accredited, Evidence Documentation; Graphic Illustrations
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ACTAR Accredited Reconstructionist, Registration #688. Awarded full accreditation as a traffic accident reconstructionist by the Accreditation Commission for Traffic Accident Reconstruction in recognition of academic achievement, accident specific training, applied experience in the field, and successful completion of the ACTAR full accreditation written and practical examination, November l995. EDUCATION Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, New Mexico State University, Structures Option, with Honors, December 1989. Curriculum Included: Statics, Dynamics, Physics, Analytic Trigonometry, Calculus, Vector Analysis, Drafting, Surveying Field Work, Surveying Computations, Survey Mapping, Surveying Statutes and Standards, Engineering Fundamentals and Problem Solving, Electrical Networks, Economics, Thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics, Structural Analysis, Materials Testing, Mechanics of Materials, Steel Structures Design, Concrete Structures Design, Hydraulic Structures and Engineering Systems, Water Supply and Pollution Control, Geology, Soil Mechanics, Foundation Design, and Construction Engineering. Moriarty High School, Moriarty, New Mexico, 1985. Salutatorian. Endorsements in Math and Science. EXPERIENCE Evans & Associates, Inc., Accident Reconstruction Consultant, 1/90 - Present. Evans & Associates, Inc., Technical Engineering/Reconstruction Assistant, 3/89 - 12/89. Assisted with accident investigation and reconstruction analysis including accident scene examinations, vehicle inspections, photography, evidence preservation, drafting of scale diagrams, and court exhibit preparation. Evans & Associates, Inc./The A.E.S. Group. Assisted with survey field work on various projects and the technical engineering design of subdivisions, including roadways, earth work and water drainage. New Mexico State University, Civil Engineering Department, Lab Teaching Assistant, 1987 - 1989. Lab Instructor for Introduction and Advanced Surveying classes. Responsible for syllabus development, instruction and grading of laboratory work. New Mexico State University, Civil Engineering Department, Computer Operator Aide, 1986 - 1988. Responsible for maintaining alumni database files and listings. Also assisted several CE Department professors and graduate students with various projects, including triaxial testing of fiber reinforced concrete specimens and biaxial testing of timber specimens. Assisted in developing a computer program to check the eligibility of prerequisite status of students. Texas Association of Accident Reconstruction Specialists Conference, November 16-18, 2001, Austin, Texas. Course topics included Time and Distance Field Studies, Analysis for Alcohol and Drug Education Studies, North American Standard Truck Inspection Procedure, and Scene Mapping Technologies. Crash Data Retrieval Training and Certification Seminar, June 28-29, 2001, Santa Barbara, California. Included presentations and training by Vetronix Corporation, General Motors, and Texas Engineering Extension Service regarding Sensing and Diagnostic Module overview, deployment and near deployment files, mechanics of downloading data, how to use the CDR system, data reliability, verification based on crash tests, data interpretation and analysis. Successfully completed course and Basic Knowledge Test to receive Training Certificate. WREX 2000 World Reconstruction Exposition 2000. September 24-29, 2000, Texas A & M Campus, College Station, Texas, 36 Hours. Testing included two van-pickup head-on crash tests, one car to car obtuse angle crash test, nineteen motorcycle barrier and motorcycle/car crash tests, tire skid tests comparing various brands/size/pressure/speed, comparison of stopping capability between large truck tires and passenger car tires, dynamic testing of a semi-trailer and passenger car on their sides to determine metal/roadway coefficient. Presentations included such topics as Event Data Recorders, Crash Data Retrieval System, Critical Speed, Vehicle Restitution, Trailer Underride Factors that affect a drivers Detection and Response Process, and Human Factors-Perception Response Time. S.A.T.A.I. Conference, July 14-15, 2000, Phoenix, Arizona. Vehicle-Pole test crash at Exponent Failure Analysis. Critical speed test results and analysis techniques. NHTSA Crash testing by Brian Parks Office of Crashworthiness. Vetronics Crash Data Retrieval System. Vehicle v. Pedestrian/Bike Crash Tests, July 13, 2000, El Paso, Texas. CONTACT US FOR FULL LIST ORGANIZATIONS AND HONORS Accident Reconstruction Communications Network (ARC Network) International Network of Collision Reconstructionists (INCR) Texas Association of Accident Reconstruction Specialists (TAARS). Society of Accident Reconstructionists (SOAR). Southwestern Association of Technical Accident Investigators
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