Collision Analysis

Steve Thannhauser M.Sc., P.Eng., CFEI, CVFI

Steve ThannhauserCollision Reconstruction Consultant

Areas of Expertise:

  • accident/collision reconstruction
  • injury biomechanical analysis
  • motor vehicle defect investigation
  • motor vehicle fire investigation
  • human factors

Mr. Thannhauser received his Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Calgary in 2009. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Saskatchewan, graduating with distinction in 2004.

While pursuing his Master’s studies, he also worked as Manager/Research Engineer of the Clinical Assessment Laboratory at the McCaig Centre for Joint Injury and Research. He was responsible for the technical management of biomechanical testing and ongoing research projects. In addition, he researched new technologies and experimental techniques for investigating human knee joint structure and function. He joined Collision Analysis in January 2009.

Mr. Thannhauser performs collision investigations and biomechanical injury analyses while consulting for law firm and insurance company clients. In addition, he is the lead investigator of Collision Analysis' multi-disciplinary team under contract to Transport Canada, which conducts in-depth investigations of select motor vehicle collisions and safety related motor vehicle defects in the province of Alberta. His professional development includes specialized training in human factors for traffic accident reconstruction and specialized studies in fire investigations. He is also certified to download and interpret data from automotive event data recorders.

He is a member of the Society of Automotive Engineers, the Canadian Association of Road Safety Professionals, the Canadian Association of Technical Accident Investigators and Reconstructionists, the Fire Investigation Association of Alberta, the National Association of Fire Investigators and the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.


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