Thomas R. Crane, P.E.
President and CEO
Principal Mechanical Engineer

Thomas R. Crane,P.E.

President and CEO
Principal Mechanical Engineer
TomC@CraneEngineering.com
VCard | Curriculum Vitae
Minnesota Office

  • Company founder
  • Failure analysis
  • Fire and explosion investigation
  • Mechanical systems analysis
  • Propane gas equipment evaluation
  • Machine design analysis
  • System safety evaluation
  • Curtis M. Beloy, P.E.
    Mechanical Engineer

    Curtis M. Beloy

    Mechanical Engineer
    CurtisB@CraneEngineering.com
    VCard | Curriculum Vitae
    Wisconsin Office

  • Motorcycle accident reconstruction and product liability analysis
  • ATV, UTV, side-by-side, and off-highway recreational vehicle crash and defect analysis
  • Product design evaluation and vehicle testing
  • Off-road motorcycle/motocross racetrack design and maintenance
  • Motorcycle and bicycle safety
  • Traffic collision reconstruction
  • Mechanical engineering and mechanical failures
  • Christopher J. Brand, P.E.
    Mechanical Engineer

    Christopher J. Brand, P.E.

    Mechanical Engineer
    ChrisB@CraneEngineering.com
    VCard | Curriculum Vitae
    Minnesota Office

  • Machine design and safety
  • Mechanical systems
  • Engineering simulation
  • Floor and walkway safety
  • Recreational safety
  • Large machinery accidents
  • Fuel gas migration
  • Water loss
  • Charles R. Buse, P.E.
    Mechanical Engineer

    Charles R. Buse, P.E.

    Mechanical Engineer
    CharlesB@CraneEngineering.com
    VCard | Curriculum Vitae
    Wisconsin Office

  • Specializing in motorcycle, ATV, UTV, ROHV, snowmobile, and bicycle cases
  • Defect investigation, failure analysis and product liability
  • Accident reconstruction
  • Vehicle inspection and documentation
  • Vehicle testing
  • Accident site vehicle operation
  • Test instrumentation, data recording, data analysis
  • On-board and fixed video recording
  • Accident site inspection, surveying and 3D scanning
  • Scott E. Dillon, P.E.
    Fire Science Manager
    Fire Protection Engineer

    Scott E. Dillon, P.E.

    Fire Science Manager
    Fire Protection Engineer
    ScottD@CraneEngineering.com
    VCard | Curriculum Vitae
    Minnesota Office

  • Fire origin & cause investigation
  • Explosion investigation
  • Fire protection engineering
  • Fire science
  • Fire testing
  • Codes & standards
  • Fire suppression systems
  • Fuel gas systems
  • Fire safety, hazard and risk assessments
  • Dust hazard analysis
  • Steven M. Hamilton, P.E.
    Electrical Engineer

    Steven M. Hamilton, P.E.

    Electrical Engineer
    SteveH@CraneEngineering.com
    VCard | Curriculum Vitae
    Minnesota Office

  • Electric motors
  • Electrical insulation
  • Power systems
  • Electrical grounding
  • Rail systems electric power
  • Large project contract compliance
  • Low frequency electromagnetic interference
  • Matthew J. Jeske, CBE, ACE
    Chief Technology Officer
    Data Forensics Specialist

    Matthew J. Jeske, CBE, ACE

    Chief Technology Officer
    Data Forensics Specialist
    MattJ@CraneEngineering.com
    VCard | Curriculum Vitae
    Minnesota Office

  • Data forensics examinations
  • Computer and mobile devices forensics
  • Video and surveillance system data extraction
  • Cloud services data collection
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Fire scene IT mapping
  • IT systems and operations consulting
  • Building management systems data collection
  • Industrial systems data analysis
  • Kris Kubly, P.E.
    Mechanical Engineer

    Kris Kubly, P.E.

    Mechanical Engineer
    KrisK@CraneEngineering.com
    VCard | Curriculum Vitae
    Wisconsin Office

  • Motorcycle testing, design evaluation and accident analysis
  • All-Terrain vehicle testing, design evaluation and accident analysis
  • Off-Highway vehicle testing, design evaluation and accident analysis
  • André M. Loyd, Ph.D.
    Biomechanical Engineering Specialist

    André M. Loyd, Ph.D.

    Biomechanical Engineering Specialist
    AndreL@CraneEngineering.com
    VCard | Curriculum Vitae

  • Injury biomechanics
  • Injury reconstruction
  • Minor vehicle accidents
  • Helmeted/non-helmeted impacts
  • Seatbelt/no seatbelt use
  • Slip and falls analysis
  • Self-defense criminal cases
  • Stabbing injuries
  • Pediatric injuries
  • Child abuse analysis
  • Tiffany A. Lucas, P.E.
    Materials Engineer

    Tiffany A. Lucas, P.E.

    Materials Engineer
    TiffanyL@CraneEngineering.com
    VCard | Curriculum Vitae
    Wisconsin Office

  • Material identification
  • Coatings
  • Corrosion
  • Mechanical testing
  • Reverse engineering
  • SEM/EDS and FTIR material identification
  • Corrosion and fatigue
  • Fracture analysis/fractography
  • Heat treatment
  • Donald W. Marty, P.E.
    Mechanical Engineer

    Donald W. Marty, P.E.

    Mechanical Engineer
    DonM@CraneEngineering.com
    VCard | Curriculum Vitae
    Wisconsin Office

  • Vehicle engineering consulting
  • Heavy truck inspection, testing, crash analysis and reconstruction
  • Crash investigation, testing, design analysis and reconstruction
  • Industrial and agricultural machinery accident investigations
  • Vehicle event data recorder, data retrieval and analysis
  • Motor vehicle and industrial equipment fire origin and cause analysis
  • Motor vehicle service and repair analysis
  • Lee K. McCarthy, P.E.
    Fire Protection Engineer

    Lee K. McCarthy, P.E.

    Fire Protection Engineer
    LeeM@CraneEngineering.com
    VCard | Curriculum Vitae

  • Fire and explosion investigation
  • Fire protection engineering
  • Fire science
  • Origin and cause
  • Fire protection and alarm systems
  • Life safety
  • Fire dynamics
  • Fire testing
  • Fire and risk assessment
  • Code and standards compliance
  • Lloyd C. Meissner, P.E.
    Metallurgical/Materials Engineer

    Lloyd C. Meissner, P.E.

    Metallurgical/Materials Engineer
    LloydM@CraneEngineering.com
    VCard | Curriculum Vitae
    Minnesota Office

  • Metallurgical fracture analysis
  • Soldering analysis
  • Bolt and shaft failures
  • X-ray CT scanning and castings integrity
  • Sprinkler pipe failures
  • Process pipe failures
  • Corrosion
  • Mechanical testing
  • Reverse engineering
  • Flexible and rigid printed wiring board/solder joint analysis
  • SEM/EDS and FTIR material identification
  • Hernán Mercado-Corujo, P.E.
    Vehicle Technology Manager
    Mechanical Engineer

    Hernán Mercado-Corujo, P.E.

    Vehicle Technology Manager
    Mechanical Engineer
    HernanM@CraneEngineering.com
    VCard | Curriculum Vitae
    Minnesota Office

  • Automotive systems and technology
  • Mechanical inspections, including engines and transmissions
  • Vehicle fire origin and cause investigations
  • Product reliability
  • Structural strength and durability
  • Root cause failure analysis
  • Vibration and fatigue analysis
  • Vehicle dynamics
  • Component instrumentation and testing
  • Agricultural/farm equipment and machinery
  • Scott A. Nesvold,P.E.
    Building Science Manager
    Structural/Fire Protection Engineer

    Scott A. Nesvold, P.E.

    Building Science Manager
    Structural/Fire Protection Engineer
    ScottN@CraneEngineering.com
    VCard | Curriculum Vitae
    Minnesota Office

  • Structural collapse
  • Construction defect
  • Construction site accidents
  • Building code analysis
  • Rope access investigations
  • Assessment of buildings damaged by explosions and fire
  • Fire suppression system failures
  • Explosion and fire damage assessment
  • David A. Noyce, Ph.D., P.E.
    Consulting Civil Engineer

    David A. Noyce, Ph.D., P.E.

    Consulting Civil Engineer
    Professor - University of Wisconsin-Madison
    DavidN@CraneEngineering.com
    VCard | Curriculum Vitae
    Wisconsin Office

  • Vehicle accident reconstruction
  • Traffic operations
  • Roadway design
  • Pedestrian and bicycle safety
  • Traffic control devices
  • Human factors/driver behavior
  • James R. Panko, P.E.
    Structural/Civil Engineer

    James R. Panko, P.E.

    Structural/Civil Engineer
    JimP@CraneEngineering.com
    VCard | Curriculum Vitae
    Minnesota Office

  • Building envelope evaluations
  • Building components evaluations
  • Roofing failures
  • Construction defect
  • Storm damage assessment
  • Structural failures
  • Foundations
  • Vibrations from construction
  • Explosion and fire damage assessment
  • Building code evaluations
  • Slip, trip and falls
  • Construction accidents
  • Scott A. Sollars, P.E.
    Senior Mechanical Engineer
    Corporate Safety Officer

    Scott A. Sollars, P.E.

    Senior Mechanical Engineer
    Corporate Safety Officer
    ScottS@CraneEngineering.com
    VCard | Curriculum Vitae
    Minnesota Office

  • Carbon monoxide incidents
  • Fire investigation
  • Explosion investigation
  • Water loss investigation
  • Appliance failures
  • Fuel utilizing equipment failures
  • Mechanical systems
  • Andrew J. Thielen, P.E.
    Mechanical Engineer
    HVAC/Plumbing SpecialistSpecialist

    Andrew J. Thielen, P.E.

    Mechanical Engineer
    HVAC/Plumbing Specialist
    AndyT@CraneEngineering.com
    VCard | Curriculum Vitae
    Minnesota Office

  • Heating, ventilation, air conditioning (HVAC) and plumbing systems
  • Dust collection systems
  • Industrial ventilation systems
  • Building recommissioning
  • Mechanical systems
  • Root cause failure analysis
  • Building codes analysis
  • Contractor standard of care
  • Professional engineer standard of care
  • Mark E. Weiss
    Analytical & Polymer Chemist

    Mark E. Weiss

    Analytical & Polymer Chemist
    MarkW@CraneEngineering.com
    VCard | Curriculum Vitae
    Minnesota Office

  • Polymer analysis
  • Polymer processing
  • Injection molding
  • Complex failure analysis
  • Material identification
  • Particle identification
  • Oil, grease, and lubricant analysis
  • Diesel fuel contamination analysis
  • Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR)
  • Matthew W. Wilber, CGE, CFEI
    Gas & Mechanical Systems Specialist

    Matthew W. Wilber, CGE, CFEI

    Gas & Mechanical Systems Specialist
    MattW@CraneEngineering.com
    VCard | Curriculum Vitae
    Minnesota Office

  • Fire and explosion investigations
  • Fuel gas distribution, piping, system design, installation
  • Fuel gas appliances, installation, service
  • Fuel gas system component and appliance safety and performance standards
  • Construction codes
  • Carbon monoxide incidents
  • Adam D. Wise, P.E.
    Mechanical Engineer

    Adam D. Wise, P.E.

    Mechanical Engineer
    AdamW@CraneEngineering.com
    VCard | Curriculum Vitae
    Wisconsin Office

  • Reconstruction analysis of crashes involving passenger vehicles, motorcycles, ATVs, ROVs/UTVs, bicycles, commercial vehicles, and agricultural equipment
  • Inspection and documentation of vehicles and crash sites
  • Computer simulation
  • Crash data retrieval (CDR) and event data recorder (EDR) analysis
  • Vehicle instrumentation and testing
  • Evaluation of motorcycle, ATV, and ROV/UTV design features
  • Pedestrian incidents
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