Glen Stevick, Ph.D., P.E. is a Failure Analysis & Design/Mechanical Engineer Expert Witness and has over 25 years of experience in failure analysis and design of structures, consumer products, industrial equipment and medical devices, specifically mechanical-electrical systems; ignition switches, joysticks, wheelchairs, aortic, hip and knee implants; medical cauterizing forceps; turbines and reciprocating engines; etc.
Dr. Stevick has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Michigan Technological University. He also holds a Ph.D in Mechnical Engineering and an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Berkeley.
Dr. Stevick states that he has worked on approximately 2 dozen bicycle cases which have included front fork cases, design cases, accidents, etc. He has also authored quite a few publications and reports.
Currently, Dr. Stevick is the Principal/Consultant at Berkeley Engineering and Research, Inc. where he provides consultation in the areas of failure analysis and design failures, including analysis of codes and standards, medical devices and industrial equiment. Failure analysis work has varied from assessing the failure of cranes, medical implants, bone fractures, ladders, chairs, industrial presses, aircraft turbine engines, and propane/natural gas equipment and electronics to the analysis of defective safety devices on compressor/heat exchanger systems and fire investigation.