Biomechanical Engineer – O’Donnell Consulting

O'Donnell Consulting Engineers, Inc. was originally founded to meet the specialized needs of the nuclear industry. We have since expanded to offer engineering design, analysis, troubleshooting and forensic services to clients throughout the world in such diverse industries as energy, petrochemical, metals, fabrication, construction, marine, mining, and aerospace. We enjoy technical challenges - from the simple to complex.

Biomechanical Engineer

Practice Areas: Forensic Engineering

Has more than twenty years of experience in the areas of clinical medicine, medical research, injury biomechanics, and injury causation. He has authored or coauthored several journal articles, abstracts and proceedings papers, and numerous extended reports in these areas. He is a member of the SAE International (formerly known as the Society of Automotive Engineers), Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES), American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), and American Society of Biomechanics (ASB).

Received his Medical Doctorate in 1994 and went on to practice medicine in Iran for more than five years before attending the University of Pittsburgh where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Bioengineering) and Master of Science in Bioengineering (Biomechanics track). He also received a Doctor of Philosophy degree (PhD) in Bioengineering (Biomechanics track) from University of Pittsburgh.

Currently, he is an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Bioengineering at the University of Pittsburgh. He conducts clinical research to understand the mechanisms through which repetitive strain injuries of nerves and tendons occur and investigate the acute and chronic changes in the musculoskeletal systems by collecting and analyzing biomechanical data.