Brittany Sinclair B.Sc., E.I.T.

Associate, Biomechanics & Personal Injury
Direct: 647-738-5830

Our Associates perform on-site investigations to determine origin and cause of complex losses. Their process: examine and collect evidence, take on-site photos, interview witnesses, conduct testing in our lab and analyze data to produce technical reports that are clear and concise.

 

expert summary

Brittany is an Associate with the Biomechanics & Personal Injury Group. She graduated from the University of Waterloo with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, with a Biomechanics Option, in 2015. Her work experience includes human systems integration research for the defence and security science and technology industry. During her time with -30-, Brittany has conducted technical investigations involving the assessment of injury causation, including pedestrian injuries, workplaces injuries, slips, trips and falls, and injuries sustained in motor vehicle collisions.

SPECIALIZED PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCIES

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Biomechanical Modelling and Analysis
  • Dynamics and Vibration Analysis
  • Research and Development, Quality Assurance

academic background

Bachelor of Science (Mechanical Engineering—Biomechanics Option), University of Waterloo, 2015

Capstone Design Project: Designed a device that increases ski patrol rescue toboggan safety and efficiency with main focus on improved braking and reduced operator burden.

 employment background

-30- Forensic Engineering
Associate—Biomechanics and Personal Injury Assessment
July 2016 – Present, Toronto, ON

  • Conducting technical investigations involving the assessment of injury causation, including:
    • pedestrian injuries, workplace injuries, slips, trips and falls, and injuries sustained in motor vehicle collisions.

Defense Research and Development Canada (DRDC)
Research Technologist, Human Systems Integration
May 2015 – June 2016, Toronto, ON

  • Conducted in-vivo biomechanical studies, including data analysis.
  • Worked with multidisciplinary team to assess human performance and mobility, developed mass-spring-damper model of human upper-body.

Professional Societies and Associations

  • Professional Engineers Ontario (P.E.O.), Engineer in Training

 awards and achievements

  • Co-recipient, EMD Integration Design Process Quality Award, 2015
  • University of Waterloo Entrance Scholarship, 2010

publications and presentations

  • Parkinson, R.J., Sinclair, B. (May 2017) Escalators Not Always a Walk in the Park. The Lawyers Daily. https://www.thelawyersdaily.ca/articles/3069/print?section=civillitigation
  • Karakolis, T., Sinclair, B.A., Kelly, A., Terhaar, P., and Bossi, L.L.M. (2017). The Determination of Orientation and Practice Requirements When Using an Obstacle Course for Mobility Performance Assessment. Human Factors.
 

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