Reza Vaghar, PhD, PE

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Reza Vaghar

Senior Engineer


+1 407 707 5004 (Office)
2000 PGA Boulevard
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33408

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Dr. Vaghar’s work experience includes positions in consulting firms, research laboratories, and academia. As an adjunct professor, he has taught courses in mechanics and design. As a research scientist, he has been involved in the design and manufacturing of mechanical structures. As a forensic engineering consultant for about 21 years, he specializes in vehicular accident reconstruction, walkway safety, product failure, lighting designs, and general safety analysis. He applies the principles of physics, engineering, and safety to the evaluation of walkways, lighting, consumer products, and manufacturing processes. Dr. Vaghar has reconstructed many accidents involving automobiles, motorcycles, pedestrians, and commercial vehicles.

Key Expertise

  • Vehicular Accident Reconstruction
  • Walkway Safety
  • Product Failure
  • Codes & Standards

Professional Registration:

  • PE 32097 / CA [State of California Engineering License]
  • PE 54664 / FL [State of Florida Engineering License]
  • 979 Board Certified Diplomate in Forensic Engineering by NAFE, Senior Member
  • #1173 ACTAR Accredited Traffic Accident Reconstructionist
  • Certified XL Tribometrist, English XL Variable Incidence Tribometer (CXLT)
  • Certified Forensic Mapping Specialist
  • Certified Vetronix Crash Data Retrieval System Operator
  • Authorized General Industry Outreach Trainer, Occupational Safety and Health Administration