M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University
Certified Fire & Explosion Investigator, National Fire, Arson and Explosion Investigation Training Program, Sarasota, Florida
English XL Tribometrist (CXLT)
English XL Certification Course, Atlanta, Georgia
Areas of Expertise
Water Intrusion Investigation
Fire Origin and Cause Determination
Strength of Materials
Slip and Fall Analysis
Douglas Hrobak joined CED in 2004 as a Mechanical Engineer. He has a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and a Bachelor of Science degree from The Pennsylvania State University. His credentials include, Certified Mold Inspector and Remediator, obtained from the South Eastern Mold Institute in Panama City, Florida; a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator from the National Fire, Arson and Explosion Investigation Training Program in Sarasota, Florida; and certification as an XL Tribometrist.
Mr. Hrobak has experience in performing accident reconstructions, analysis in industrial machinery cases, material failure investigation, water intrusion evaluations and strength of materials determination.
He is a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the Society for the Advancement of Materials and Process Engineering, National Fire Protection Association and the National Association of Fire Investigators.
Prior to joining CED, Mr. Hrobak worked as a mechanical engineer with Borg Warner Automotive Morse Tec in New York where he worked in the powdered metal division. He is a certified professional engineer in Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, Pennsylvania and New York State.
American Society of Mechanical Engineers
National Fire Protection Association
National Association of Fire Investigators
Society for the Advancement of Materials & Process Engineering
ANSI/NFSI B101 Safety Require-ments for Slip, Trip, and Fall Pre-vention Committee Member
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