Mike York, MS, P.E., Materials Engineer
Mike is a Senior Engineer with over 39 years in the field. He received his BS in metallurgical engineering and his master’s degree in material science, both from Oregon State University. He’s also a Registered Professional Engineer in the state of Oregon. Mike focuses his consulting in failure analysis of materials and mechanical systems; materials testing and evaluation; weld testing and procedures; examination of fractures, components, and surfaces; inspection of various accident types, including vehicles for motor vehicle accident reconstruction, performing speed, time, distance, and reaction time calculations for reconstruction. Mike is also experienced in fire origin and cause analysis. He specializes in mechanical testing of materials, imaging of airbag control modules using CDR/Bosch instrumentation, fracture analysis, and slip resistance measurements of walking surfaces using variable incidence tribometer (VIT). In his career, Mike has provided expert testimony in over 100 trials and depositions. When he’s not working, Mike can be found spending time with his wife, daughter, and dog, Parker. Beyond engineering, Mike is a horse expert, and enjoys boarding and showing horses in regional and national competitions.