Emmanuel (Noel) J. Manuel

Emmanuel (Noel) J. Manuel

Senior Consultant

Mr. Emmanuel (Noel) Manuel's principal areas of professional activity include accident investigation, accident reconstruction, vehicle dynamics, vehicle impact analysis, vehicle dynamics simulation, event data recorder analysis, automotive research, instrumentation, and testing. He also has hands-on experience using a wide range of investigation tools and techniques.

While at UTSA, he worked on various projects including one that involved the design and application of adaptive suspension systems and another involving the design, construction, and testing of a device to treat intracranial aneurysms at bifurcations. The latter project earned him and his team two awards. Prior to joining ESi, Mr. Manuel held an engineering position with J. Eftekhar & Associates where he served as Staff Engineer and Analyst handling consultation and case review, accident investigation, accident reconstruction, research and testing.


  • Addition of Tire Forces into Low-Speed Bumper-to-Bumper Crash Reconstruction Simulation Models, SAE Technical Paper 2024-01-2479, SAE International, March 2024
  • Identification of Mixed-In Service Automotive Fluids Inside a Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) and Differentials, International Materials Applications and Technologies (IMAT) American Society of Metals International (ASM) 109th Annual Society Meeting, September 2022
  • Vehicle Accident Reconstruction During a Pandemic, The Journal of the DuPage County Bar Association Brief, Vol 3, Issue 3, November 2020
  • Appointment of Liability in Autonomous Vehicle Accidents, Invited Contributor, White Paper, Clausen Miller, P.C., October 2020
  • Sensitivity Analysis of Various Vehicle Dynamic Simulation Software Packages Using Design of Experiments (DOE), SAE International, Paper 2020-01-0639, January 2020
  • Videogrammetry in Vehicle Crash Reconstruction with a Moving Video Camera, SAE Technical Paper 2018-01-0532, April 2018

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4215 Campus Drive Aurora, IL 60504
  • Phone: (630) 851-4566
  • Fax: (630) 851-4870

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