Call for a
free initial phone consultation
D. Leshner received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering
(cum laude) from New
Jersey Institute of Technology in 1973 and studied Combustion
at the Graduate level at Princeton
University. Qualified as a Registered
Professional Engineer since 1978, he has served as Engineering
Manager and Chief Engineer for several automotive supplier,
medical device manufacturer and R&D organizations. Throughout
his professional career, he has gained expertise in the
design, development and testing of automotive components
Mr. Leshner also spent five years
as Director of Research & Development for a medical product manufacturer
developing infant incubators, infant radiant warmers, and suction/oxygen
therapy products. He had primary responsibility for product conformance
to U.S. and international regulatory/safety standards.
He has been a member of the Society
of Automotive Engineers (SAE)
since 1976, and has participated in the Baltimore section of
SAE as a member of the Governing Board, Section Officer, and
National Delegate. He is also a member of the National Association
of Professional Accident Reconstruction Specialists (NAPARS),
the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE),
American Society of Safety Engineers(ASSE)
and is a Fellow of the National Academy of Forensic Engineers
Mr. Leshner is a member of the American Society for Teating
and Materials (ASTM)
and participates on the committee responsible for Forensic Engineering
Medical Product Design
Consulting - expert investigation and
Date of Birth - March 24, 1948
Married, two children
1973 -74 Graduate Assistant in Research,
Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Sciences, Princeton University,
1970 -73 Mechanical Engineering Department,
Newark College of Engineering, Newark, NJ. B.S.M.E., Cum Laude, 1973.
Tau Beta Pi, National Honorary Engineering
Pi Tau Sigma, National Honorary Mechanical
1997- Leshner & Associates, Inc.,
Forensic Engineering Consultants
- 1993-97 President, Chief Scientist, Lean
Power Corporation, College Park, MD. Development of electronic
exhaust emission controls for internal combustion engines.
1988-93 Director of R & D, Ohmeda
Critical Care, Columbia, MD. Management of all engineering activities worldwide
for $60 million product lines including Infant Incubators, Infant Warmers,
Phototherapy Equipment, Suction Regulators & accessories and Oxygen
1986-88 Chief Engineer, Sonex Research,
Inc., Annapolis, MD. Management of R&D in exhaust emission control
and engine performance development.
1984 - 86 Engineering Department Manager,
Bowles Fluidics Corporation, Columbia, MD. BFC is a supplier of components
to automobile manufacturers. Management of new product development groups
in fuel injection and Heating, Ventilating, & Air Conditioning products.
1981 - 84 Vice President, Engineering,
Vacor, Inc., Moorestown, NJ. Responsible for all technical activities.
Automotive cooling system development and vehicle testing. Elected to Board
of Directors, 1983.
1975 - 81 Chief Engineer, Fuel Injection
Development Corp., Bellmawr, NJ. Supervision of all research activities,
design and testing of fuel injection systems, electronic engine controls
and electronic instrumentation.
1974 - 75 Member of Research Staff,
Princeton University, Princeton, NJ. Combustion studies in jet engines,
burners, and solid fuel systems.
to see some of Mr. Leshner's publications.)
1968 - 70 United States Peace Corps,
Uganda, East Africa. Teacher of Science and Mathematics in a Technical
Approximately twelve Technical Papers
published since 1975. Topics include:
to see Mr. Leshner's patents.)
- Combustion Roughness
- Multi-fuel Operation
of Internal Combustion Engines
- Engine Control Systems
for Spark-Ignited Internal Combustion Engines
- Evaporative Engine Cooling
- Exhaust Emission Control
- Sudden Unintended Acceleration
- Engine Corrosion
16 U.S. Patents issued on:
- Medical Suction &
Oxygen Delivery products
- Internal Combustion
engine components and control systems
- Gas Burners
- Electronic Instrumentation
- Exhaust Emission Control
- Gas delivery
- Additional foreign patents
Professional Engineer Registration -
New Jersey 1978, Maryland 1998.
Inventor of the year, American Society
of Inventors, 1979.
References will be furnished on request.
- Fellow and Board Certified
Diplomate in Forensic Engineering by the National Academy
of Forensic Engineers, a CESB Member Board
- Society of Automotive
Engineers (SAE) since 1976. Baltimore Section Governing Board
(1986 - 1993), former National Delegate.
- National Association
of Professional Accident Reconstruction Specialists (NAPARS)
- National Society of
Professional Engineers (NSPE)
Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)
- American Society of
Safety Engineers, Professional Member
- American Academy for the
Advancement of Science (AAAS)
Click to view jurisdictions where Mr. Leshner has testified.
We adhere to the Professional