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About the Journal

The JOURNAL OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF FORENSIC ENGINEERS is intended to provide a means for the Associate Members, Members, Senior Members, Fellows and Affiliates of NAFE to present peer-reviewed principled discussion of the application of specific technologies and methods in the practice of forensic engineering.

For more information regarding submissions and the peer review process, please review the information at the Submissions page.

The Journal of the National Academy of Forensic Engineers® contains papers that have been accepted by NAFE. In most cases, papers have been presented at NAFE seminars. Members and Affiliates receive a PDF download of the Journal as part of their annual dues. All Journal papers may be individually downloaded from the NAFE website at There is no charge to NAFE Members & Affiliates. A limited supply of Volume 33 and earlier hardcopy Journals (black & white) are available. The costs are as follows: $15.00 for NAFE Members and Affiliates; $30.00 for members of the NSPE not included in NAFE membership; $45.00 for all others. Requests should be sent to Mary Ann Cannon, Executive Secretary, NAFE, 1420 King St., Alexandria, VA 22314-2794.

Comments by Readers
Comments by readers are invited, and, if deemed appropriate, will be published. Send to: Mary Ann Cannon, Executive Secretary, 1420 King St., Alexandria, VA 22314-2794. Comments can also be sent via email to

Material published in this Journal, including all interpretations and conclusions contained in papers, articles, and presentations, are those of the specific author or authors and do not necessarily represent the view of the National Academy of Forensic Engineers® (NAFE) or its members.

© 2021 National Academy of Forensic Engineers® (NAFE). ISSN: 2379-3252


Still time for Tucson papers


We still have openings for papers for Tuscon.   This is your chance to be published.  The subject matter must be about the field of forensic engineering and be about a method, technique, or case study.  Papers have also taken other approaches, such as historical studies to show how standards changed and its impact on liability.  The critical aspect is it cannot be just a "war story," recounting a case and presenting opinions.  A Journal paper's conclusion must be supported by work shown (like a case study showing the engineering effort or disecting the opposing work) and/or by citation of showing supporting theory,  supporting facts, similar examples, etc.

We will work with you.  If you can produce a "90% draft", as described in our Submission page, by Nov. 1 we would love to have you present it at Tuscon and publish it next summer.   If you have any questions, please contact me.

Bart Kemper, P.E., DFE
Editor In Chief, JotNAFE

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Vol. 38 No. 1 (2021)
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