Keegan Monteiro, BASc, MEng, EIT, CFEI, IAAI-FIT®

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Keegan Monteiro

Forensic Engineering Specialist


+1 647 558 3862 (Office)
2 - 886 Winston Churchill Blvd.
Oakville, ON L6J 7X5

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Keegan Monteiro joined J.S. Held in July of 2022 as part of J.S. Held's acquisition of Kodsi Forensic Engineering.

Keegan Monteiro holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Materials Engineering with a specialization in mechanics of materials and failure analysis, and a Master of Engineering in Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering with a specialization in advanced material mechanics, material failure, and mechanical metallurgy.

Keegan has been an active member in forensic engineering and accident reconstruction since 2021 and specializes in motor vehicle accident reconstruction, which includes speed calculations, area of impact determination, driver perception-response, and behavior evaluation, vehicle crush measurements, crash data retrieval, collision dynamics, infotainment and telematics data acquisition and analysis, vehicle damage analysis, and accident site surveys.

Keegan is well-versed in vehicle mechanical assessments and failure analysis, including examining failed components, vehicle and mechanical component assessment, and analysis of fractured surfaces. Keegan also routinely conducts product liability, defect, and fire origin and cause investigations.

Keegan is involved in motor vehicle collision investigation, reconstruction, simulation, and analysis. He actively assists clients with many incidents including pedestrian, motorcycles, minor collisions, mechanical failures and suspected fraudulent collisions, vandalism, thefts, product liability, defect investigations, and fire origin and cause determination.

Keegan’s role involves evidence preservation including vehicle and scene examinations, acquisition of vehicle data including event data recorders, infotainment, telematics, and other electronic control modules. He conducts complex analysis including review and comparison of reported information with the available evidence to determine what occurred in the incident including impact speeds, collision severity, driver action / behavior, mechanical failures, product liability, defect, and vehicle fire investigations.

Key Expertise

  • Collision Speed & Severity Analysis
  • Collision Avoidance Analysis
  • Vehicle Dynamics & Behavior
  • Suspected Fraudulent Collisions, Vandalism & Thefts
  • Crash Data Retrieval & Analysis
  • Vehicle Infotainment & Telematics Data Retrieval & Analysis
  • Vehicle & Mechanical Component Assessments
  • Examination of Failed Components & Systems
  • Fracture Surface Analysis
  • Fire Origin & Cause Determination
  • Scene Examination & Drawings

Professional Affiliations/Memberships/Licenses/Training

  • Professional Engineers of Ontario (PEO)
  • Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering (CSME)
  • Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)
  • National Association of Fire Investigators (NAFI)
  • Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator (CFEI), 2023
  • International Association of Arson Investigators (IAAI)
  • Fire Investigation Technician (IAAI-FIT®), 2023

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