Derek Yano


Derek Yano, BSBME


TECHNICAL AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION:

  • Biomedical Analysis
  • Accident Reconstruction
  • Crash Data Retrieval
  • Water System Component Failure¬†Analysis
  • Computer Aided Drafting
  • Photogrammetry

 

EDUCATION:

Bachelor of Science, Biomedical Engineering – Nano/Microengineering
University of California, Irvine (2014)
Master of Science, Mechanical Engineering – Mechanics and Materials
California State University, Long Beach (expected 2018)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Staff Engineer, Vollmer-Gray Engineering Laboratories, Inc. (September 2014 to present) Conduct site inspections to analyze damage and retrieve black box data related to motor vehicle collisions. Vehicular accident reconstruction using PC-Crash and other simulation software. Retrieve and test evidence regarding water loss.  Provide technical assistance in litigation matters regarding product liability.

Clerk, Aleshire & Wynder, LLP (March 2012 to August 2014). Archive law firm’s documents into hard copy files and scan to database. Work with lawyers to prepare files for trial.

University of California, Irvine Stroke Lab, Student Researcher (November 2012 to August 2014). Assist stroke victims who have volunteered to test new biomedical devices. Organize, update, and maintain data tables for analysis.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:

  • Biomedical Engineering Society
  • Biomedical Engineering Society, Member
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Member
  • Society of Automotive Engineers, Member
  • ASM International, Member