Forensic Engineering in the Approaching Age of Autonomous Vehicles

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Minnesota Reliability Consortium Monthly Technical Meeting

The presentation will focus on explaining different vehicle technologies available today that are paving the way for autonomous vehicles. We will discuss the impact from the investigation standpoint and potential theories of liability. Case studies will be used to illustrate some concepts.



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  • 2355 Polaris Lane North
  • Suite 120
  • Plymouth, Minnesota
  • United States 55447-4777

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  Speakers

Luis Flores of Crane Engineering

Topic:

Motor Vehicle Technology Trends

The presentation will focus on explaining different vehicle technologies available today that are paving the way for autonomous vehicles. We will discuss the impact from the investigation standpoint and potential theories of liability. Case studies will be used to illustrate some concepts.

Biography:

Luis Flores holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and is a Crash Reconstructionist with ten years of experience in investigation, analysis and reconstruction services. He has experience in evidence preservation and documentation, surveying instrumentation, 2D/3D diagramming through CAD and laser scanning, and Event Data Recorder (EDR, “black box”) downloading. Luis also has experience with accidents involving recreational water vehicles (marine accident reconstruction); pedestrians, bicycles, and motorcycles; and mining equipment. His background and education in civil engineering makes him suitable for analysis of traffic signal timing and roadway design.  As a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator (CFEI) and a Certified Vehicle Fire Investigator (CVFI), he is also qualified in assessing fire and explosion damage.

Address:2355 Polaris Lane North, Suite 120, Plymouth, Minnesota, United States, 55447-4777





Agenda

6:00 - 6:30 - Sign in, networking, food
6:30 - 6:45ish - Business and Announcements
6:45 - 8:00 - Presentation and Q&A