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, P.E.

    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
  • Ryan J. Langemeier, Ph.D., AIA, NCARB, NCIDQ
    Consulting Architect

    Ryan J. Langemeier, Ph.D., AIA, NCARB, NCIDQ

    Consulting Architect
    RyanL@CraneEngineering.com
    VCard | Curriculum Vitae
    Minnesota Office

  • Building envelope evaluations
  • Building code evaluations
  • Slips, trips and falls
  • Construction accidents
  • 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
  • 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
  • Andrew S. Rynda, E.I.T.
    Mechanical Engineering Specialist

    Andrew S. Rynda, E.I.T.

    Mechanical Engineering Specialist
    AndrewR@CraneEngineering.com
    VCard | Curriculum Vitae
    Minnesota Office

  • Heating, ventilation, air conditioning (HVAC) and plumbing systems
  • Fuel gas systems
  • Fire investigation
  • Explosion investigation
  • Water loss investigation
  • Carbon monoxide incidents
  • Building codes
  • Scott A. Sollars, P.E.
    Senior Mechanical Engineer
    Corporate Safety Officer

    Scott A. Sollars, P.E., CGE, IAAI-CFI

    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
  • Cause and origin
  • Andrew J. Thielen, P.E.
    Mechanical Engineer
    HVAC/Plumbing Specialist

    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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    Retired

    Stefan D. Helgeson, M. Arch., AIA, ASLA
    Consulting Architect and Landscape Architect

    David J. Kramer, P.E.
    Metallurgical Engineer

    Donald W. Marty, P.E.
    Mechanical Engineer

    William T. Sutherland, P.E.
    Eletrical Engineer