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Professor of Human Factors in Transport Safety, Loughborough University

Key areas of expertise: Accident investigation and analysis, injury biomechanics, occupant kinematics, accident causation, driver behaviour, human factors in transport safety, behavioural change for safety

Andrew graduated from York University in 1988 and holds post-graduate qualifications from the University of Birmingham including a Master’s degree in Ergonomics and a PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering. He is currently Professor of Human Factors in Transport Safety and leads the Behavioural Safety Research and Injury Prevention Research Group.

Andrew is also Director of Internationalisation for the Loughborough Design School and holds a position as a Visiting Professor at Hasselt University in Belgium, Andrew was awarded US Government Special Award of Appreciation in recognition of outstanding leadership and special contributions in the field of motor vehicle safety (June 2009).

He has over 27years’ experience of research in road transportation safety, vehicle safety, accident investigation, crash-injury and driver behaviour research and has published over 180 refereed technical publications, reports and conference papers in the subject of accident research, road crash injury, accident causation and driver behaviour. During his research career, Andrew has been involved in successful research grant applications totalling over £7million.


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    Professor of Human Factors in Transport Safety, Loughborough University