Karla Petroskey is a licensed Professional Engineer and consultant with forensic engineering expertise in automotive accident reconstruction, automotive safety systems performance and failure analysis, occupant kinematics, biomechanics, and general mechanical engineering fields. She holds a B.S. and M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan.
Ms. Petroskey has specific expertise in the design and performance analysis of occupant protection systems, including seat belts, air bags, child restraints, seats, and door latch systems. She also conducts accident analysis and reconstruction for passenger vehicles, including single- and multiple-vehicle collisions, rollover accidents, vehicle-pedestrian incidents, and specialty vehicles.
Ms. Petroskey is currently working toward a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from Wayne State University, with a focus on impact biomechanics.