Timothy Cheek, MS, PE

Principal Engineer

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"I enjoy all aspects of what I do. My most enjoyment comes from receiving a new assignment, and then delivering on it by exceeding a client‘s expectation."

Tim Cheek’s engineering interest grew from his high school physics and chemistry courses. His original concentration of electrical engineering soon evolved into materials engineering degrees. Tim started his career as a consultant where he learned the relationship between failure analysis and forensic engineering.

Prior to arriving at DELTA |v|, Tim Cheek spent seven years at a commercial vehicle manufacturer. There he was responsible for the metallurgical lab where he handled failure analysis and truck product & design development. Although Tim enjoyed that experience, he missed the client interaction that consulting allowed. In 2005, Tim moved to Charlotte to join the DELTA |v| team. Today, Tim is DELTA |v|’s resident vehicle product liability expert with a specialty in material failures, heavy truck systems, and truck fire cause & origin. He also handles commercial vehicle accident reconstruction matters nationwide with a special interest in Event Data Recorder extraction.  He is the primary point of contact for imaging Mack/Volvo’s HVEDR’s, as authorized by the manufacturer.

Because much of his workweek involves traveling, Tim would spend his time off close to home. His ideal day off would be spent in a local hammock with a cool breeze and a good book.