Fabian Erazo B.Eng., M.A.Sc.

Associate, Human Factors
Direct: 647-738-4475

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.



  • Human-Machine Interfaces
  • Augmented and Synthetic Vision Systems
  • Multi-Task Decision Making Processes
  • Workload and Fatigue

Academic background

Master of Applied Science: Human Factors Engineering, Carleton University, Ottawa, ON, 2017

Bachelor of Aerospace Engineering: Systems and Structures, Carleton University, Ottawa, ON, 2015

Employment Background

-30- Forensic Engineering
Associate - Human Factors
2017 | Present, Toronto, ON

  • Conducting technical investigations involving driver behaviour during collision events
  • Assessing environmental elements contributing to personal injuries resulting from slips, trips, and falls

Institute for Aerospace Research – National Research Council of Canada
Ceramic Materials Research Engineer
2015 | Ottawa, ON

  • Produced mullite-reinforced zirconia-toughened alumina from precursor metal oxides to characterize its erosion resistance properties

Flight Research Laboratory – National Research Council of Canada
Flight Research Engineer Student
2013 – 2014 | Ottawa, ON

  • Integrated NASA-developed flight symbology into a B412 helicopter for in-flight applications
  • Developed machine vision software to extract Level D quality flight data for simulator certification

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering – Carleton University
Teaching Assistant
2013 – 2017 | Ottawa, ON

  • Facilitated weekly problem analysis sessions on the subjects of graphic design and material sciences

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering – Carleton University
Research Assistant – Analysis of a Composite Structure Failure
2014 | Ottawa, ON

  • Examined the failure mechanisms of a polymer matrix composite crew oar through a combination of metallographic methods and numerical modeling

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering – Carleton University
Research Assistant – Physical Properties of Molecular Liquids
2013 | Ottawa, ON

  • Adopted atomic models to simulate how organic compounds affect the physical properties of oil when used as a lubricant in aircraft bearings

Professional Societies and Associations

  • Canadian Aeronautics and Space Institute

Awards and Achievements

  • Ontario Graduate Scholarship, Carleton University
  • Undergraduate Student Research Award, National Sciences and Engineering Research Council
  • Ravens Athletic Award, Carleton University

Proceedings and Publications

  • F. Erazo, J. Etele & S. Jennings, “Scaling Criteria for Degraded Visual Environment Helicopter Symbology in Station-Keeping Tasks”, Proc. In CASI Aero Conference, 2017.
  • T. Robertson, F. Erazo, R. Kearsey, X. Huang & Q. Yang, “Erosion properties of Ceramic Composite Material based on Nano-Mullite Whisker and Zirconia Toughened Alumina”, Proc. In ASME Turbo Expo, 2017.
  • F. Erazo, G. Craig & K. Ellis, “BOSS Symbology: Bell 412 Helicopter Integration and Code Assessment”, LTR-FRL-2014-0025, National research Council of Canada, 2014
  • F. Erazo, G. Craig & K. Ellis “BOSS Symbology: Flight Test Data Collection for Simulator Verification”, LTR-FRL-2014-0026, National Research Council of Canada, 2014
  • K. Hui, F. Giardion, F. Erazo, J. Ricciardi, M. Ovenden, “Sikorsky S-92 Flight Test Data Collection for Simulator Model Development”, LTR-FRL-2014-0024, National Research Council of Canada, 2014