Dr. Przybyla (“prizz-bee-lah”) is a licensed professional engineer and senior consultant at Focus Forensics with experience, education, and training in the fields of civil engineering, forensic engineering, and transportation safety. He holds a Master’s and Ph.D. in transportation engineering from the University of Utah and a Bachelor’s in civil engineering from Brigham Young University. Specific areas of expertise include vehicle collision reconstruction, motorcycle reconstruction, commercial vehicle crash investigation and analysis, roadway design and traffic controls, highway-rail grade crossings, intermodal facilities, train collision and automotive safety and design issues.
Dr. Przybyla is a published author in safety engineering literature with a focus on identifying, quantifying, and developing solutions for major transportation related risks. He served as adjunct faculty at Utah Valley University teaching engineering and mathematics courses. He also guest lectured at Brigham Young University and the University of Utah on accident reconstruction and transportation safety.
Prior to his years of work in transportation engineering, Dr. Przybyla served as a state trooper for the Utah Highway Patrol focusing on DUI detection, interdiction, and accident investigations. He completed numerous accident investigations and accident reconstructions as a member of Utah’s Multi-Discipline Accident Investigation Team.