Michael A. K. Liebschner

Senior Consultant / Ph.D. / Houston

Background

Along with a doctorate in Mechanical Engineering, Dr. Liebschner is an internationally renowned and well-established scholar with more than 20 years extensive expertise in the development and optimization of diagnostic and treatment options for orthopaedic injuries.  He has conducted multiple human subject trials on wearable diagnostic devices for bone injuries and for early detection of stress fractures and osteoporosis.  

Dr. Liebschner’s experience as a  leading researcher includes more than 20 years of academic and corporate career producing innovative and disruptive technology in the biomedical research field and medical device industry.  He developed the first robotic system for fracture mechanics applications in the field of medical implant evaluation and is currently developing the first robotic system for intra-operative, patient specific implant fabrication. 
 
His primary areas of consulting expertise include injury consistency biomechanics, accident reconstruction, medical device failures. As a forensic investigator, he performs biomechanical analysis on cases involving low-speed accidents, driver determination, falling objects, slip and falls, amusement rides, head and brain trauma, spinal injuries, medical procedure complications, and other accidental events.  He has reconstructed accidents involving low-speed accidents, high-speed fatality collisions, pedestrian accidents, also falling objects events, medical device failures, surgical complications, and other types of accidents.  Dr. Liebschner has testified also on patent infringement cases, and provided expertise in patent valuation, and intellectual property review.  Dr. Liebschner is fluent in English and German.

Education and Certifications

• Mechanical Engineering, Ph.D.: University of Vermont
• Mechanical Engineering, M.S.: Ruhr University Bochum, Germany
• Prof. Cert. Electrical and Precision Engineering Staatliche Feintechnik Schule: Germany
• Rescue Diver, Rescue Diver Instructor, Dive Master
• Emergency Medical Technician, Part A
• Operator License for Forklifts, Gantry Cranes, Crane Arms
• Motor Vessel Boating License
• Private Investigator License
• Warzone Deployment Training