Robert E. Bailey, III

Robert E. Bailey, III, M.S., P.E.

Senior Consultant

Manager of Colorado Operations

Mr. Bailey is a mechanical engineer and assists the automotive research and accident reconstruction team. He has over 10 years of technical experience serving as a mechanical engineer and engineering manager for the U.S. Air Force. Prior to joining ESi, Mr. Bailey was the director of operations for a $35 million applied mechanics research laboratory focused on providing sustainment solutions for aging aircraft, as well as engineering education for undergraduate students.

As a professor of mechanical engineering at the United States Air Force Academy, Mr. Bailey taught courses in machine design, manufacturing, product design, automotive engineering, drafting, computer-aided design and engineering, statics, dynamics, strength of materials, and experimentation. His additional skills as an amateur race car driver and high-performance driving instructor facilitated his leadership of numerous automotive research projects and supervision of vehicle-related student engineering teams. Mr. Bailey’s expertise encompasses machine design, manufacturing technologies, and automotive systems analysis.


  • Aircraft Brake Dust Dispersion (Airwash) Testing, Occupational Disease and Environmental Medicine 2022, October 2022
  • Sensitivity Analysis of Various Vehicle Dynamic Simulation Software Packages Using Design of Experiments (DOE), SAE International 2020-01-0639, April 2020

Home Office

Colorado - Colorado Springs

5575 Tech Center Drive Suite 115 Colorado Springs, CO 80919
  • Phone: (719) 535-0400
  • Fax: (719) 535-0402

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