AREA OF EXPERTISE / AVIATION / AEROSPACE ACCIDENTS
Expert CV, Dr. James Pugh, P.E. (condensed)
Analysis and evaluation of personal injuries and causal relationship of injuries to the accident events and environment. Specialist in scientific accident reconstruction, metallurgy and material science. Analysis of sports injuries, automotive defects & seatbelt performance in vehicular accidents; injuries sustained by failure of medical devices. Member ASTM Slip and Fall Committee.
1972 Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from the Department of Metallurgy and Materials Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, Mass.
1968 B.S. in Metallurgy & Materials Science from Department of Metallurgy & Materials Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, (MIT), Cambridge, Mass.
1986 - Present Director, Biomedical Engineering, Materials Science & Engineering
InterCity Testing & Consulting Corporation; Staff Specialist in Scientific Accident Reconstruction; Regular attendee at Stapp Car Crash Conferences (SAE).
1/1/85-10/1/86 State University of New York at Stony Brook
Research Professor, Department of Orthopaedics, School of Medicine Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Technical Director of Gait Laboratory, Director of Orthopaedic Engineering
11/1/79-12/31/84 Hospital for Joint Diseases Orthopaedic Institute
Director, Division of Bioengineering
Associate Director, Occupational & Industrial Orthopaedic Center
9/1/72-10/31/79 Hospital for Joint Diseases & Medical Center
Director, Biomechanics Laboratory
10/86-6/87 Visiting Professor of Bioengineering
The Cooper Union School of Engineering, New York City
12/20/89 Affiliate Professor/Bioengineering
The University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
1/85-10/86 Research Professor, Department of Orthopaedics,
School of Medicine, SUNY State University of New York at Stony Brook
9/72-12/84 Professorships at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, The Cooper Union School of Engineering, New York University, City College/University of NY.
American Society for Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
Subcommittees: F4 Implant Devices and Materials, F8 Sports Equipment
American Society for Metals (ASM)
Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS)
National Association of Professional Accident Reconstruction Specialists (NAPARS)
National Society for Professional Engineers (NSPE)
New York State Society for Professional Engineers (NYSSPE)
Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)
Society for Plastic Engineers
Professional Engineer (P.E.) New York State, Registered 1984, #0613911
U.S. Coast Guard Operator's License, Issued 1984,
Coastal, Up to Six Passengers, Up to 60 Tons Auxiliary Sail, Inland
Private Pilot, Single Engine, Land, Licensed 1981
AREA OF EXPERTISE
AUTOMOTIVE SAFETY / DEFECT ANALYSIS
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