top of page

About The Business

Madura Engineering is an engineering consulting firm focused on design and failure analysis. Our team has over 30 years combined experience across various industries to bring a variety of perspectives to our work.

The team at Madura Engineering has been involved on over 150 design and analysis projects across various industries. The team has been involved on over 100 accident reconstructions, product failures, fires, product related injuries, and component failure investigations. 

Modern Bridge

Our Team


John M. Madura, PhD, PE

Principal Engineer

John Madura holds a B.S, M.S, and PhD in Mechanical Engineering, and is a licensed Professional Engineer in California and New Mexico. John holds two patents and multiple publications. 

With experience in aerospace, defense, electric vehicle, manufacturing, and engineering forensics sectors, his strengths lie in mechanical design, materials, and failure analysis.

John has investigated over 100 vehicle accidents, product related injuries, and is able to consult on a wide array of engineering topics.


Parker H. West, PE

Senior Engineer

Parker West holds a B.S. and M.S. in mechanical engineering from Texas A&M University, and is a licensed P.E. in Arkansas, New Mexico, and Texas.
With experience in the aerospace, marine, manufacturing, and defense sectors, Parker's greatest strengths lie in mechanical design and failure analysis.


Michael J. Shelton

Senior Engineer

Michael Shelton has over 15 years experience in mechanical engineering. He has worked in manufacturing and research and development. Michael has experience in multiple industries focusing on structures, mechatronics, and electromechanical devices. Michael has held roles in design, manufacturing, root cause investigations, and engineering leadership.

bottom of page