Kevin J. Shook

Consultant / Pittsburgh

Background

Mr. Shook is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh with a degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology. He has extensive experience in vehicle design, development, and assembly from a background with an automotive OEM. He has received training in accident investigation of passenger vehicles and is certified to perform downloads of Event Data Recorder information from passenger vehicles.

Mr. Shook began his career and established his automotive expertise with Honda Development and Manufacturing of America. While employed at Honda, he was involved with the launch of 11 new Honda and Acura models. He was responsible for the development of chassis components from design release to mass production including validation testing, certifications, and manufacturing. Some of his responsibility and expertise included tires, wheels, brakes, suspension, engine components, bearings, knuckles, and control arms.

In addition to Mr. Shook’s automotive development experience, he was also involved with Honda’s warranty analysis group. He investigated warranty claims on braking, steering, drive, and suspension systems. He has performed destructive testing on vehicles as well as individual vehicle components to recreate failures experienced in the market.

Education

• B.S. in Mechanical Engineering Technology: University of Pittsburgh