Jonathan A. Balasa


Jonathan Balasa obtained his Bachelor's of Science in General Engineering from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. Mr. Balasa joined Collision Engineering Associates, Inc. as an engineer and accident reconstructionist in 2001. Mr. Balasa has worked in the accident reconstruction profession since 1997. He is an ACTAR accredited accident reconstructionist and has provided reconstruction testimony in a number of litigated matters. Mr. Balasa also has been certified as a technician and analyst of airbag data by Collision Safety Institute.

Mr. Balasa has attended training courses offered by the Society of Automotive Engineers, The Institute of Police Technology and Management, The Northwestern University Traffic Institute, Engineering Dynamics Corporation, Safety Solutions Inc., as well as others. Some of the topics discussed in these training programs include accident investigation, accident reconstruction, commercial vehicle reconstruction, human factors in accident reconstruction, heavy vehicle braking systems, and computer simulation of automobile crashes. In addition to these topics, Mr. Balasa has been trained to collect and preserve data from airbag control modules, powertrain control modules, heavy vehicle engine control modules, and other electronic vehicle systems.

Mr. Balasa has authored publications dealing with topics within the accident reconstruction field, including computer simulation and accident investigation.

For a complete list of training and publications please download and review Mr. Balasa's curriculum vitae.