Anderson Associates

Anderson Associates Consulting Engineers

Your Alberta Forensic Engineering Experts

Anderson Associates has served clients in the industrial and legal industries since 1970. We are proud of our track record of providing sound technical expertise on a wide variety of topics.

Anderson Associates is a multi-disciplinary company providing a cumulative total of over 100 years of technical experience and service. Stability of our senior consultants provides continuity on long term projects.

Anderson Associates is committed to maintaining its technological and professional leadership through controlled growth and continued investment in personnel, training, and equipment.

The principals and staff of Anderson Associates provide consultation services, technological expertise, in-depth problem solving advice, field and laboratory fact gathering, patent development, research and design projects, and expert witness support.

Anderson Associates’ facility consists of a newly renovated office, state-of-the-art metallurgy laboratory, large shop area, fully enclosed secure storage, and testing equipment operated by dedicated personnel to give you the best service you can get in Western Canada.


Our Main Forensic Services

  • Motor Vehicle Accident Reconstruction
  • Fire Origin & Cause
  • Forensic Investigations
  • Personal Injury
  • Explosions
  • Cargo Loss
  • Metallurgical / Failure Analysis
  • Mechanical Failure Analysis
  • Load Surveys
  • Industrial / Commercial Damage Evaluation
  • Industrial Facility Repair Recommendation
  • Patent Infringement
  • Mechanical Design
  • Oilfield Design
  • Aircraft Accident Investigation
  • Finite Element Analysis
  • Structural Engineering & Inspections

50+ Years in Forensic Investigation Services.


Anderson Associates carried out its first motor vehicle accident investigations and reconstructions in 1972...

MVA Reconstruction

Our experts have investigated thousands of collisions including multi vehicle, pedestrian, motorcycle and single vehicle rollovers...


ANDERSON ASSOCIATES specializes in non-standard design projects. When you need something new because existing equipment will not meet the demands of today, call our design team.

Patented Equipment

Patented equipment designed by Anderson Associates is assigned to our clients.


Anderson Associates provides engineering expertise when standard fire investigation will not suffice.

Fire Investigation

Certified fire and explosion investigators have been trained in the proper technique in determining the origin and cause.


Analyzing personal injury accidents successfully requires special investigative techniques.

Variety & Situations

A wide variety of situations can lead to personal injury.


ALPHAMET Metallurgical & Welding Engineers, a division of Anderson Associates Consulting Engineers Inc.

ALPHAMET Metallurgical

Anderson Associates Consulting Engineers Inc. specializes in metallurgical/failure analysis.


ANDERSON ASSOCIATES offers a full range of engineering services related to property damage...

Structural Failure

... Structural failures, building condition assessments, and structural remediation and modification.


Anderson Associates' partners and staff have experience in many phases of the design, construction, operation, and maintenance of industrial facilities.

Expert Witness

This promotes an understanding of what can go wrong in complex plants and equipment.

Our Consultants

Anderson Associates Consultants


Travis Hagglund graduated from the University of Alberta in 1996 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering. He also has his Fourth Class Power Engineer’s certificate from SAIT, and attended a year of the Petrochemical Engineering Technologist program at NAIT, just previous to attending the U of A.

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Matthew Hajek earned his Bachelor of Science in Materials Engineering from the University of Alberta in 2018. Matthew was part of the Co-op program at the U of A and completed 20 months of placement in the Co-op program.

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Jordan Larson completed his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Alberta in 2010.

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Susan McFarland earned her Bachelor of Science in Geology from the University of Toronto in 1979, and later completed her Master of Science in Metallurgical Engineering at the University of Alberta in 1995.

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Paul Nowicki joined the Anderson Associates team in 1994, shortly after graduating from the Mechanical Engineering Technology Program at the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology. During his time with Anderson Associates, Paul has been actively involved in a wide range of motor vehicle accident investigations, including low speed collisions, high speed highway, motorcycle, pedestrian, and rollover accidents. He has been the lead motor vehicle accident reconstruction consultant on a number of high profile cases.

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Michael (Mike) Rees earned his degree as a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering in 1994 from the University of Alberta. He is a professional member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA).

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Mark Sawa joined Anderson Associates Consulting Engineers Inc. in 1997. His diverse technical and analytical skills and forensic experience add depth and expertise to Anderson Associates’ team.

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Support Staff

Our Support Team

Pam Waterston

Administrator & Report Editor

Sherry Barata

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    Contact Info

    Edmonton Office

    4270-91A St. Edmonton, Alberta T6E 5V2

    Local & Toll Free

    Phone: 780.461.7613
    Toll Free: +1 (855) 824-2725

    Opening Hrs

    Mon-Fri: 8:00-16:30
    Sat-Sun: closed