Steve Fenton is President and a Principal Engineer at Kineticorp, a firm he co-founded in 2005. Mr. Fenton is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Colorado and he is accredited as a Traffic Accident Reconstructionist through the Accreditation Commission for Traffic Accident Reconstruction (ACTAR). He holds a degree in Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines. At Kineticorp, Mr. Fenton investigates and reconstructs vehicular accidents and provides expert testimony in state and federal courts for both defendants and plaintiffs. He chaired the Photogrammetry Committee for the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) from 2001 to 2012 and participated as a team member in the Accident Investigation and Accident Reconstruction Standards Committee (AIARSC). As a part of the AIARSC, he participated in the following subcommittees: Investigation Techniques, Vehicle Road Friction, Reconstruction Analysis, Information Resources, and Motor Vehicle Fire Investigations Task Force.
Mr. Fenton has given presentations and lectures at a number of national and international technical conferences, including the Society of Automotive Engineers’ World Congress and Northeastern University’s Symposium on Criminal Justice. He conducts seminars for regional bar associations and engineering societies on photogrammetry and vehicular accident reconstruction. He has authored numerous technical articles in the areas of accident reconstruction, photogrammetry, and computer animation, which have been published in the SAE’s Technical Paper Series, Accident Reconstruction Journal, and the National Academy of Forensic Engineers. Mr. Fenton is the recipient of the prestigious 2006 Arch T. Colwell Merit Award. He has been awarded grants related to photogrammetric documentation and has been listed as a training specialist for close-range photogrammetry software. Mr. Fenton’s accident reconstruction expertise has been featured on such television programs as MSNBC’s “Why Cars Crash,” Discovery Channel’s “Discover Magazine – The Science behind the Headlines” and NBC’s News Magazine “Dateline.”
Kineticorp’s team of Accident Reconstructionists and Forensic Animators are dedicated to leading the industry in research. It allows the experts of Kineticorp to extensively understand the physical evidence that is presented when analyzing cases, which results in admissibility and the effective communication of their findings. Below is our ever growing library of accident reconstruction research, testing, and analysis videos.