André M. Loyd, Ph.D.

Biomechanical Engineering Specialist
VCard Curriculum Vitae

André Loyd is an experienced biomechanical and accident reconstruction specialist. He provides injury reconstructions for pedestrian injuries, slip and fall incidents, and industrial and vehicular accidents. Additionally, he provides injury analysis of helmeted/non-helmeted impacts. His accident reconstruction abilities include high-speed and minor impacts, motorcycle accidents and vehicle visibility analysis. Dr. Loyd has particular expertise in pediatric injury, head injury and neck injury.

Before joining Crane Engineering, Andre worked as a Biomechanical and Accident Reconstructionist at S-E-A Limited in Houston, Texas. Andre earned a doctorate from the Injury Biomechanics Laboratory at Duke University and completed a post-doctorate fellowship through the Orthopedic Biomechanics Laboratory at the Mayo Clinic. He has conducted research on pediatric and adult head injury, neck lacerations, helmets, neck injury, bone fracture and crash dummy accuracy. He also published in such journals as the Stapp Car Crash Journal, Journal of Biomechanics, Accident Analysis and Prevention, Forensic Science International and Traffic Injury Prevention.

Andre has a Ph.D. and Masters of Science in Biomedical Engineering from Duke University and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Clemson University.