Allen Molitoris, P.E.

Allen Molitoris
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B.S. Mechanical Engineering
University of Colorado, Boulder, 2003.


Mr. Molitoris is a Licensed Professional Engineer in Colorado.


Principal Engineer, Jacobson Forensic Engineering, Inc.
Littleton, Colorado, 2009 to Present

Mechanical Engineer II, Zolo Technologies Inc.
Boulder, Colorado, 2008 to 2009

Mechanical Systems Design Engineer
Aviation Technology Group Inc.
Englewood, Colorado, 2004 to 2007:

  • Environmental Control System Designer, 2007
  • Hydraulic System Integration Engineer, 2006 to 2007
  • Production Aircraft CAD Designer, 2005 to 2007
  • Prototype Aircraft CAD Designer, 2004 to 2005

Forensic Engineering:

Mr. Molitoris conducts investigations of motor vehicle accidents involving passenger cars, trucks, tractor trailers, buses, motorcycles, bicycles and pedestrians.  He performs engineering analyses of vehicle mechanical components including brakes, suspensions, transmissions and restraint systems.

As a Forensic Engineer, his automotive investigations include the evaluation of vehicle dynamics, collision related damage, occupant motion and driver reactions.  Mr. Molitoris performs accident site surveys for vehicle collisions, vehicle inspections, and creates exhibits for courtroom testimony.  His background in aircraft mechanical system design and failure mode mitigation allows him to provide analysis of a wide variety of mechanical failures including manufacturing equipment, consumer products, safety and guarding and industrial accidents.

Engineering Background:

Mr. Molitoris’ academic training is enhanced by his experience with the design of a variety of mechanical devices.

Mr. Molitoris has served as a Mechanical Systems Design Engineer for new aircraft development.   He has a strong understanding of the critical parameters for a variety of mechanical systems.  At Aviation Technology Group, he served as the primary engineer responsible for hydraulic system integration and a design engineer for environmental control systems.  He has also been involved with the design of a flight demonstrator prototype aircraft ground steering system.  He is experienced with the investigation of potential failure scenarios in order to ensure safe aircraft operation.

Mr. Molitoris contributed to the patent-pending design of an apparatus for monitoring industrial coal-fired furnace operations including designing mounts, enclosures, and interface upgrades for existing optical transmission assemblies.  Mr. Molitoris has designed optical alignment tooling assemblies required to support robust, precision alignment of fiber optics and lenses.  He has investigated the premature failure of an existing furnace port clearing system, resulting in a redesign of critical components, and performed life cycle testing of mechanical linkage and related components to extend service life.

Professional Affiliations:

Mr. Molitoris is a member of the following technical and professional societies:

  • SAE  –  Society of Automotive Engineers
  • NSPE  – National Society of Professional Engineers
  • PEC – Professional Engineers of Colorado
  • ARC Network – Accident Reconstruction Network