Christopher J. Furbish, B.Sc., ACTAR
Mr. Furbish received a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Brown University in 1999. His course studies concentrated in Biomedical Engineering, with research focused in Biomechanics. Mr. Furbish has been employed in the field of accident reconstruction and biomechanics for over 17 years, specializing in accident reconstruction, biomechanical analysis of injury, trauma causation and prevention, and sports-related injuries. He is accredited as an accident reconstructionist through the Accreditation Commission for Traffic Accident Reconstruction (ACTAR).
Mr. Furbish has conducted hundreds of impact tests, including vehicle crash tests, anthropometric dummy tests, and human subject tests. Some of his research and impact testing has been published and/or presented at the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS), the Southwestern Association of Technical Accident Investigators (SATAI), Collision: The International Compendium for Crash Research, the Society of Forensic Engineers and Scientists (SFES), and the ARC-CSI crash conference. Additionally, he has personally served as an instrumented human volunteer in numerous vehicle-to-vehicle and barrier impacts.
Mr. Furbish is certified and has published research in retrieving and analyzing vehicle event data recorder (“Black Box”) data. His forensic experience has included investigation and analysis of motor vehicle and bicycle accidents, pedestrian accidents, sports injuries, waterslide and amusement park incidents, industrial incidents, and slip/trip and fall accidents. Mr. Furbish is a member of several professional societies, including the National Association of Professional Accident Reconstruction Specialists (NAPARS), the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), the Southwestern Association of Technical Accident Investigators (SATAI), and the California Association of Accident Reconstruction Specialists (CA2RS).