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Sebastian Y. Bawab, Ph.D.

Sebastian Y. Bawab, Ph.D. is the Chief Scientist of Vector Dynamics®. He specializes in Kinematics/Dynamics, Modeling and Simulations, Computer Aided design, Finite Element Analysis. Dr. Bawab has published and presented numerous papers related to his field of expertise in many international organizations including the American Society of Mechanical Engineering and the Society of Automotive Engineering.

Michael L. Woodhouse, Ph.D.

Michael L Woodhouse, Ph.D., specializes in injury mechanics and causation relating to impacts. Dr. Woodhouse has published and presented numerous papers and technical findings related to both physiological and biomechanical aspects of human injury. He has also provided expert testimony in courts of law.

Steven A. Hans, Ph.D.

Steven A. Hans, Ph.D. specializes in Kinematics/Dynamics, Modeling and Simulation, Finite Element Analysis and Theory, Computer Aided Design, Design Optimization and Biomechanics. In addition, Steven has expertise in IT management, network development/implementation, Unix programming /development /administration, distributed supercomputing development, and programming capabilities. Dr. Hans has published and presented numerous papers related to his field of expertise.

David DeLonga, MD, Ph.D. PE

Dr. Delonga is a practicing physician and licensed professional engineer specializing in the relationship between injuries and accidents. He utilizes engineering analysis along with the evaluation of medical records and anatomic/physiological imaging to determine if the injury mechanism and severity is consistent with the accident event. Dr. DeLonga received his Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering from the United States Naval Academy and his Master's and Ph.D degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He later completed his medical training at the University of Miami School of Medicine and Harvard School of Public Health and is board certified in the areas of Diagnostic Radiology, Aerospace and Occupational Medicine and Nuclear Medicine.

Michael Samaan, Ph.D.

Michael Samaan received his Ph.D. from Old Dominion University in Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering in 2014. His research interests include the use of biomechanics and musculoskeletal imaging to better understand the mechanisms and effects of lower extremity joint diseases such as osteoarthritis on joint health and function. Dr. Samaan teaches courses in biomechanics.

Kenneth J. Colbert, P.E. (retired)

Kenneth J. Colbert, P.E., is a Registered Professional Engineer with over 37 years of experience and has performed engineering investigations in the following areas: traffic accident scene investigations; accident scene survey; location and documentation of evidence; inspection and measurement of vehicle damage; automotive component analysis; minor impact soft tissue injury analysis; product liability; fire losses; subrogation claims; furnace malfunctions; soil evaluation; and flood studies.