Armstrong Forensic Engineers Expands Midwest Operations

Firm announces new Chicago area offices and the hiring of additional staff

Oct 19, 2010, 11:00 ET from Armstrong Forensic Engineers

EVANSTON, Ill., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Armstrong Forensic Engineers today announced plans to expand operations in the Midwest with the addition a new senior consultant and the relocation of its Chicago offices beginning October 19, 2010.

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Armstrong will now be located in larger office space in downtown Evanston, IL, close to Northwestern University's Center for Public Safety, the nation's premier educational institution offering transportation safety courses and training.

"This new location doubles our available office space and positions us for strong future growth," says company vice president Daniel J. Melcher, P.E. "We also added support staff and hired a new senior consultant to better serve the needs of our clients in the Midwest."

Senior Consultant Jay Przybyla joins Armstrong with over ten years of industry experience and a unique background in law enforcement and academia. With undergraduate and graduate degrees in civil engineering, Mr. Przybyla has specialized in forensic engineering, accident reconstruction, and transportation safety. Prior to his work in the field of transportation engineering, Mr. Przybyla served as a state trooper for the Utah Highway Patrol focusing on DUI detection, interdiction, and accident investigations. He completed numerous accident investigations and accident reconstructions as a member of Utah's Multi-Discipline Accident Investigation Team.

"It is rare to find a consultant with a foot in both engineering and law enforcement camps," says company president Jeffrey D. Armstrong, P.E. "Jay's extensive experience testifying in civil and criminal cases, his work on a highly select multidisciplinary team, and his expertise in photogrammetry add tremendous skills to our Midwest operations."

Armstrong Forensic Engineers is a national forensic services firm providing technical consulting to legal, insurance, and corporate clients. The company's professional engineers and consultants are skilled in many disciplines, offering reconstruction, scientific analysis, and expert testimony of traffic accidents and all types of mechanical, civil, or electrical engineering failures. Armstrong's Chicago office is located at 624 Davis St., 2nd Floor, Evanston, IL 60201.

For more information, visit the company on the web at or call (866) 948-8010.

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