Michael Markushewski, BSMET

Michael Markushewski, BSMET , ARCCA Crashworthiness

Michael Markushewski, BSMET

2288 Second Street Pike, PO Box 78
Penns Park, PA 18943

Mr. Markushewski is highly qualified as a crashworthiness expert and a recognized leader in the field of occupant protection. He has extensive experience since 1985 in crashworthiness, occupant crash protection, emergency escape, crash safety and survival, and life support engineering. His career has focused on the research, design, test and evaluation of vehicular and aircraft seating systems, seat belt restraint systems, inflatable restraints, ejection seats, crashworthy seating systems and protective devices.

He is co-inventor of two (2) patents addressing occupant crash protection devices and seat design.

Over his career Mr. Markushewski has been lead investigator and crash reconstructionist for military and civilian aircraft and automotive ground vehicle mishaps, to evaluate occupant protection system performance and evaluate and determine the mechanisms of injury. He has worked with the U.S. Army in the development of advanced seating and restraint systems to protect soldiers from mine-blast related injuries. He has also worked with the National Hockey League to research, develop and test designs to improve player safety.

B.S. Mechanical Engineering Technology,
Spring Garden College

Graduate Courses in Engineering Science at
The Pennsylvania State University

Member of the
Society of Automotive Engineers.

Accident Reconstruction

  • Other Vehicles
  • Passenger Vehicles
  • Testing


  • Fatality
  • Human Factors
  • Low Speed Impact


  • Cargo Retention
  • Child Safety
  • Seat
  • Seat Belt & Airbag
  • Structures

Failure Analysis

  • Transportation
  • Workplace