Christopher A. Cope

Senior Consultant / PE / New Orleans

Background

Mr. Cope holds a Master of Science degree in mechanical engineering and a Bachelor of Science Degree in mechanical engineering from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Mr. Cope’s professional practice is focused in the areas of accident reconstruction, vehicle mechanical failure analysis, and mechanical engineering. Mr. Cope has extensive education and 20 year of hands on experience in accident reconstruction, vehicular failure analysis, lightning loss analysis, product failure analysis, and vehicular and residential fire cause and origin inspections.    Mr. Cope has performed numerous vehicular accident reconstructions during his professional career, which include passenger vehicle accidents, vehicle rollovers, commercial vehicle accidents, car-to-pedestrian and car-to-bicycle accidents, low speed collisions and traffic signal timing issues at accident in intersections. Mr. Cope has used photogrammetry, accident simulation software, the Bosch Crash Data Retrieval (CDR) system, Hyundai & Kia crash data retrieval systems, total stations, video recording, 3D modeling software, and accelerometers as part of the investigations.  Mr. Cope has also evaluated numerous mechanical failures associated with vehicular systems and components which include brakes, steering, tires, seatbelts, engines, fuel systems, suspensions, and seat heaters. 

Education and Registrations

M.S. – Mechanical Engineering – University of North Carolina at Charlotte

B.S. – Mechanical Engineering – University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Professional Engineer (PE) - Licensed in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Florida, and Mississippi.