News & Events

Stay up to date with Knott Laboratory's recent accolades, ongoing projects and latest events.


Knott Laboratory employees remain active within the engineering field by teaching legal and insurance seminars, publishing through nationwide organizations and participating in trade conferences. Additionally, we promote and sponsor events in the community.


$1.25M Settlement in Fatal Officer Involved Shooting Case


Richard Ziernicki, Ph.D., P.E. and his team at Knott Lab provided compelling shooting reconstruction and visualization for…

Steve Knapp, P.E., CFEI, CVFI Presents “A Forensic Engineering Approach to Documenting and Analyzing Plumbing Failures” at NAFE Annual Meeting


Forensic engineering analysis of plumbing components can be a daunting task, particularly due to the manner in which they…

Congratulations to Justin Bayer awarded Volunteer of the Year from CAI-RMC


The Community Association Institute - Rocky Mountain Chapter awarded Justin Bayer the Volunteer of the Year for 2019.

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Steve Knapp, P.E., CFEI, CVFI Presents “A Forensic Engineering Approach to Documenting and Analyzing Plumbing Failures” at NAFE Annual Meeting

Forensic engineering analysis of plumbing components can be a daunting task, particularly due to the manner in which they are handled from the onset of a failure event.


Congratulations to Justin Bayer awarded Volunteer of the Year from CAI-RMC

The Community Association Institute - Rocky Mountain Chapter awarded Justin Bayer the Volunteer of the Year for 2019.


Richard M. Ziernicki, Ph.D., P.E., D.F.E. Presents “Ground Breaking Technology to Analyze Video of Tony Stewart Accident” Hosted by Trial Lawyer Nation

This presentation will discuss the application of matchmoving to a 13.8 second video clip of a racetrack video to reconstruct the accident


Fire Investigations & Enhanced Soot Deposition

Every expert conducting a fire or explosion investigation will use NFPA 921 to help ensure the investigation is done methodically, thoroughly, and carefully.


Knott Laboratory Awarded 2019 Private Sector Project of the Year by NSPE Colorado Chapter

Congratulations to Steve Knapp, P.E. for receiving the prestigious award 2019 Private Sector Project of the Year!


Cade Caldwell, P.E. Receives 2019 Project Manager of the Year Award from NSPE Colorado Chapter

Congratulations to Cade Caldwell, P.E. for receiving the prestigious award for 2019 Project Manager of the Year!


High-definition laser scan of Dealey Plaza

Knott Laboratory Presents to the Inner Circle of Investigators “Leading Edge Technology and Applications for Litigation”

This event covers topics such as scientific analysis of video footage, effective physical component investigations, reliable testing, high definition laser scanning and drone video imaging.


Justin Bayer

Justin Bayer Joins Knott Lab!

Mr. Bayer joins us as Client Relations Manager


Dr. Richard Ziernicki, P.E. presents “Proving Liability Through Engineering and Accident Reconstruction” at the Ferrer & Trucking Seminar

Dr. Richard Ziernicki, P.E. presents "Proving Liability Through Engineering and Accident Reconstruction"


Jason Cochran

Jason M.K. Cochran, M.S., P.E. Joins Knott Laboratory as Senior Engineer

Knott Laboratory is please to welcome Jason M.K. Cochran, M.S., P.E. as Senior Engineer.