Experience

Sinnott Consulting Services (Oahu, HI, United States) Owner and Sole Employee, 2015 – Present

  • Offering Independent Expertise to the Legal and Insurance Industries and Existing Engineering Firms
  • Specialized Professional Competency in Personal Injury Claims, including Biomechanics, Slip, Trip, and Fall, Collision Reconstruction, Workplace Injury, etc.
  • Extensive experience in compliance assessments, project management, and field investigations
  • Clients include: Impact Forensics (Toronto, ON, Canada) Advantage Forensics (Toronto, ON, Canada) Explico Engineering (Auburn Hills, MI, United States) Giffin Koerth Inc. (Toronto, ON, Canada)

Giffin Koerth Inc. (Toronto, ON, Canada)

  • Practice Lead – Personal Injury Assessment Group, 2013 – 2014
    • Conducting and managing multidisciplinary technical investigations involving personal injury, biomechanics, collision reconstruction, human factors, defects in mechanical equipment, and failures involving engineering factors
    • Managing group of 4 to 8
    • Developing and marketing of Personal Injury Assessment Group
  • Forensic Biomechanist, Associate – Casualty Group, 2006-2013
    • Conducting technical investigations and performing analyses
    • Communicating results and findings to clients, orally and written

Michigan State University (East Lansing, MI, United States)

  • Research Assistant – Small Animal Clinical Sciences, 2004 -2006
    • Design, perform, and analyze biomechanical experiments on animal tissue (in vivo and in vitro) to investigate existing orthopaedic implants
    • Design and evaluation of novel orthopaedic implants, both destructively and non-destructively
    • Co-authored several technical papers in peer-reviewed journals and developed numerous SOPs
  • Research Assistant – Orthopaedic Biomechanics laboratory, 2003 -2006
    • Design, perform and analyze biomechanical experiments on human and animal tissue to investigate orthopaedic sports medicine and automotive injuries
    • Design and development of novel constructs and fixtures to enable biomechanical testing
    • Co-authored technical paper accepted in peer-reviewed journal
  • Lab Technician – Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, 2004
    • Design and development of fixtures and facilities to evaluate biomechanical properties of athletic shoes (Runner’s World Magazine Shoe Guide) or directly for shoe companies
    • Accommodate the evaluation
  • Teaching Assistant – Department of Mechanical Engineering, 2004 – 2006
    • Instructing undergraduate courses and labs involving static and dynamic analysis, non-destructive testing, and mechanics of deformable solids