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

Thomas R. Crane, P.E.

President and CEO
Principal Mechanical Engineer
trcrane@engsys.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
  • Christopher J. Brand, P.E.
    Mechanical Engineer

    Christopher J. Brand, P.E.

    Mechanical Engineer
    cjbrand@engsys.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
  • Scott E. Dillon, P.E.
    Fire Science Manager
    Fire Protection Engineer

    Scott E. Dillon, P.E., IAAI-CFI, CFEI, CVFI

    Fire Science Manager
    Fire Protection Engineer
    sedillon@engsys.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
  • Matthew J. Jeske, CBE, ACE
    Chief Technology Officer
    Data Forensics Specialist

    Matthew J. Jeske, CBE, ACE

    Chief Technology Officer
    Data Forensics Specialist
    mjjeske@engsys.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
  • André M. Loyd, Ph.D.
    Biomechanical Engineering Specialist

    André M. Loyd, Ph.D.

    Biomechanical Engineering Specialist
    amloyd@engsys.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
  • Lloyd C. Meissner, P.E.
    Metallurgical/Materials Engineer

    Lloyd C. Meissner, P.E.

    Metallurgical/Materials Engineer
    lcmeissner@engsys.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., CFEI, CVFI

    Vehicle Technology Manager
    Mechanical Engineer
    hmercado@engsys.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, M.S., M. Eng., P.E.

    Building Science Manager
    Structural/Fire Protection Engineer
    sanesvold@engsys.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
  • James R. Panko, P.E.
    Structural/Civil Engineer

    James R. Panko, P.E.

    Structural/Civil Engineer
    jrpanko@engsys.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
    asrynda@engsys.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
    sasollars@engsys.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
    ajthielen@engsys.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
    meweiss@engsys.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
    mwwilber@engsys.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
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