Anthony (Tony) Sasso, P.E. specializes in consumer and commercial product failures, as well as auto/commercial vehicle accident reconstruction. Tony earned his Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Florida State University in 1997 with an emphasis on design of internal combustion air flow. He is a registered Professional Engineer in the states of Florida and Alabama. He has worked in commercial and consumer product design at General Motors Corporation, Cummins Engine Company, Emergency One, Inc., and Alliance Laundry Systems, Inc. prior to entering into the forensic engineering industry in 2003. For the past 14 years at Quest Engineering and Failure Analysis and Sasso Engineering LLC, he has been focused on automobile/commercial vehicle accident reconstruction and product failure analysis. He has investigated and reconstructed hundreds of accidents, and given deposition and trial testimony on numerous occasions.
At General Motors and Cummins, Tony designed cylinder heads, crankshafts, gears, and piston rods, and also assisted in modeling cooling system flow. He was also on the failure mode effects team for the high horsepower engines (45L & 60L).
At Emergency One, Inc., Tony designed and tested several fire truck apparatus, specializing in the aerial ladders and booms. He also helped with finite element analysis of body and chassis components, including the welded and bolted assemblies.
At Alliance Laundry Systems, Tony designed, tested, prepared for manufacture, and performed failure analysis of in-service commercial washer/extractors, dryers, and dry-cleaning equipment.
At H2 Engineering, Tony designed HVAC, Plumbing, and Fire Protection systems for new and renovated commercial buildings, restaurants, schools, and prisons.
Tony is a member of several national societies including the Society of Automotive Engineers, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, National Association of Professional Accident Reconstructionists, and National Society of Professional Engineers. He has had a commercial driver's license (Class B) since 1998.
While at Florida State University, Tony competed on the Men's Track and Field team in the discus throw, shot put, hammer throw, and indoor weight throw. Tony placed in 6 conference meets (indoor/outdoor), was a member of the 1994 ACC Championship team, and lettered all four years. Tony was awarded the Weaver James ACC Scholar-Athlete Award in 1996 for his academic and athletic success.