Mr. McDonough is a Mechanical Expert and Accident Reconstructionist specializing in the safety of mechanical systems and devices including automotive, marine, aviation, recreational, commercial and industrial equipment and systems. He consults in the design, testing, evaluation and investigation of such systems. He has experience in designing, analyzing, and fabricating mechanical and electro-mechanical systems.
Mr. McDonough investigates vehicle crashes and mishaps, as well as mechanical system failures. He has participated in sled testing, dynamic rollover testing, quasi-static rollover inversion testing,
full vehicle drop testing, and full vehicle impact testing. He has also conducted numerous dynamic and static tests on various mechanical devices and components and has set up and conducted performance testing of marine components.
He has also designed vehicle occupant protection systems for the United States Army, including a novel seating system for mitigating mine blast injuries, and has consulted with the National Hockey League regarding rink design to improve player safety.