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R. Torrey Roberts, P.E., PRINCIPal ENGINEER

Direct Phone: 314-276-0723

Email: torreyr@robertsforensic.com

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Mr. Roberts is a Principal Engineer and founder of Roberts Forensic.  Mr. Roberts has over ten years of experience working in the accident reconstruction and forensic engineering fields.  He has a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Boise State University.  Mr. Roberts lived in Missouri and Colorado from 2010 to 2017 while performing vehicular accident reconstruction and mechanical failure analysis for clients nationwide.  He is a licensed professional engineer in multiple states throughout the Midwest and Western United States.  His experience includes reconstruction of  accidents involving passenger vehicles, tractor-trailers, motorcycles, pedestrians, fork-lifts, heavy equipment, farm implements, buses, and bicycles.  He has extensive experience imaging and interpreting data from heavy truck and passenger vehicle event data recorders (EDRs).  His expertise includes the use of computer-aided accident simulations and animations. 

Mr. Roberts also performs accident and failure analysis of mechanical systems and components; including heavy equipment, forklifts, truck cranes, conveyor systems, machine guarding, automatic door closer mechanisms, pressurized plumbing systems, machinery, aerial lifts, and appliances.  He is a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), the National Association of Professional Accident Reconstruction Specialists (NAPARS), and the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES).  He has provided testimony in depositions and trials as part of the litigation process in state and federal courts.  

Publications:

Cornetto, A., Roberts, T., Wahba, R., “Introduction to HVE 3D Environments with Google SketchUp,” HVE-WP2011-2; presented at 2011 HVE Forum

Roberts, T., Jakovac, D., “Use of Aerial Photographs from Internet Sources for HVE-2D Environment, HVE-WP2010-2; presented at 2010 HVE Forum