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John Meyer, Ph.D., P.E.

Senior Consultant - Mechanical Engineering

Dr. John Meyer is a senior consultant in the practice area of Mechanical Engineering for Packer Engineering Group, a multi-disciplinary engineering and technical consulting firm located in the Chicago metro area.  He consults on all aspects of mechanical engineering and conducts engineering investigations into accidents, incidents, mishaps and failures of all kinds.  He has directed hundreds of investigations over the past two decades involving a widely diverse range of items including aircraft, industrial equipment and machinery, automobiles and other vehicles as well as consumer products.


Besides incident causation, Dr. Meyer frequently evaluates issues such as engineering design, failure analysis, loading, vibration, fatigue, equipment performance, photogrammetric analysis of photos and examines forces, mechanics, kinematics and thermodynamics in relation to design, structural integrity, strength and durability. 


Dr. Meyer has a background in mechanical engineering and physics.  He has Ph.D. and S.M.M.E. degrees in mechanical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) as well as a B.S. in physics from Bethel College and is a licensed professional engineer in the states of Illinois and Alabama.