Anastasios D. Tsoumanis

Division Manager / Ph.D., ACTAR, CPSI / Atlanta / Birmingham

Background

Dr. Tsoumanis holds a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago. 

Dr. Tsoumanis’s Master’s and Ph.D. coursework focused on joint biomechanics, neurophysiology and neuromuscular motor control, voluntary and in-voluntary reactions, motor and sensory reflexes with emphasis on neuromechanics and rehabilitation. He performed biomechanical and electromyographic (EMG) analyses on human subjects using mathematical modeling and designed biomedical instrumentation and robotic devices for data collection purposes. His prior experience includes multiple aspects of orthopedic, knee joint biomechanics, neuromuscular motor control and research. He has a significant publication record addressing basic, applied, and clinical orthopedic and sensory-motor control topics.  

Dr. Tsoumanis’s primary areas of consulting expertise include injury causation biomechanics, vehicle accident reconstruction, medical device failures and playground inspections.  He performs biomechanical analysis on cases involving low and high-speed accidents, pedestrian accidents, driver determination, vehicle rollovers, falling objects, helmet usage, slip/trip and falls, occupational injuries and playground related injuries.

Dr. Tsoumanis has offered expert witness testimony in the areas of accident reconstruction and injury causation/biomechanics in the States of Georgia, Florida, New York, New Jersey, Indiana, Michigan, Tennessee, South Carolina, Louisiana, Alabama, Pennsylvania, New Mexico, Nebraska and Illinois. 

Dr. Tsoumanis is fluent in English and Greek.

Education and Certifications

  • B.S. Mechanical & Aeronautics Engineering - University of Patras
  • M.S. Biomedical Engineering - Northwestern University
  • Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering - Illinois Institute of Technology
  • ACTAR Certified in Accident Reconstruction
  • Certified Playground Safety Inspector