Real World Forensic Engineering provides engineering and forensic services and technical training to clients around Texas and the United States. We provide engineering consulting to industry and government labs, forensic and expert witness services to both plaintiff and defense attorneys, and accident investigation and reconstruction to insurance companies.

Over the past two decades, we have applied our expertise to hundreds of projects. Our consultants are educated, experienced, and dedicated to providing you with a clear understanding of the facts and circumstances surrounding your project. Throughout each project, we work closely with you and your staff to provide the most complete solution tailored to your specific needs.

Areas of Expertise:

Mechanical Engineering

Product liability / reliability
Component Failure Analysis
Mechanical Equipment Safety
Design of Mechanical Systems
Manufacturing & Assembly
Metallurgical Engineering
Slip-and-Fall cases, Friction Analysis

Electrical Engineering

Component Failure Analysis
Electrocution cases
Electrical Fires Cause & Origin
Electrical / Electronic malfunction
Component Failure Analysis
Grounding / Lightening Protection
Corrosion & Stress Analysis

Highlights, Specialties & Features

  • Forensic Consulting

Professional Associations & Certifications

  • The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • Society for Experimental Mechanics (SEM)
  • National Academy of Forensic Engineers (NAFE)
  • American Society of Materials (ASM International)
  • The Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE International)
  • Electronic Device Failure Analysis Society (EDFAS)
  • Texas Society of Professional Engineers (TSPE)
  • National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE)
  • National Association of Fire Investigators (NAFI)
  • National Association of Professional Accident Reconstruction Specialists, Inc. (NAPARS)

Contact Details

  Website
  Person Jahan Rasty, Ph.D., PE., MBA, President & CEO
  City Lubbock , TX
  Zip Code 79401
  Address 2309 19th Street
  Phone Number (806) 368-9811
  Mobile 806-773-7787
  Fax 8063689812

Business Representative

Jahan Rasty, Ph.D., PE., MBA, President & CEO

President/CEO

Dr. Rasty has over 28 years of experience in engineering R&D for industry and academia, consulting, and expert witness litigation support including deposition and court testimony. Dr. Rasty is internationally recognized in areas of expertise and possesses considerable litigation and forensic engineering experience. He completed his Bachelor, Master, and Ph.D. degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Louisiana State University and MBA from Texas Tech University. Dr. Rasty is a registered and board certified professional engineer in the state of Texas.

Customer Testimonials

Very professional and honest. Great analytical skills. Documents every step methodically, Engineering judgment is great. Available resources are great. Overall does a great job.


Both Dr. Rasty & Travis were invaluable in helping us reach a favorable resolution for our client. Dr. Rasty’s expertise and professionalism in the courtroom was instrumental in the defendant’s decision to increase their settlement offer prior to trial. It was clear throughout this project that Travis provides an invaluable service to Dr. Rasty and RWFE. His knowledge of both engineering and the law was apparent in written reports and in the preparation of Dr. Rasty for deposition and hearings.


Fantastic job; truly outstanding report!


Fantastic job; truly outstanding report!


Wow! You guys are the real deal. Truly Amazing. Honestly, I cannot recall seeing more impressive expert work. That you are willing to assist on such short notice is a great blessing and benefit.