Entries by Geoff Desmoulin

Mechanical Aspects of Intervertebral Disc Injury and Implications on Biomechanics

Category: Publication Publication: SPINE Volume 45, Number 8, pp E457-E464 The purpose of this study was to elucidate the different types of structural failures exhibited in intervertebral discs (IVDs), summarize their potential causes with respect to mechanical loading conditions and the consequences on cell homeostasis and biomechanics. Please click the link below to access the […]

Proving (or Disproving) Use-of-Force Narratives

Category: Press Article Publication: BCPA Spring 2020 “When police officers lawfully respond to deadly threats, their money, reputation, and freedom still hinge on whether society believes their version of events. Dr. Geoffrey Desmoulin, Principal of GTD Scientific Inc., developed an impressive testing and shooting reconstruction methodology to scientifically evaluate use-of-force narratives. Dr. Desmoulin describes how he […]

Magnitude and Duration: How Science Measures Use of Force from BodyCam Video

Category: Press Article Publication: Force Science Institute “Editor’s Note: Knowing how hard an officer hit somebody with a baton and for how long can be critical questions in a use of force case. Join Dr. Geoffrey Desmoulin, a Certified Force Science Analyst and Principal of GTD Scientific Inc., as he describes how Force Science studies and GTD tactical […]

GTD Scientific predicts human injury in any environment

In GTD Scientific, principal Geoffrey Desmoulin has found a way to combine his twin passions for the human body and mechanical engineering, creating a firm that has become an internationally renowned leader in the field of complex injury analysis. The company provides forensic investigation services in injury biomechanics, incident reconstruction, and product safety, all geared towards […]

Application of biomechanical modelling to police shooting reconstruction

Category: Publication Publication: International Journal of Forensic Engineering, Vol. 4, No. 3, 2019 When investigating officer-involved shootings, scientific input provides an unbiased perspective to case evidence that assist both the objectivity and credibility of associated reconstructions. This paper demonstrates this by detailing the reconstruction of a recent shooting where multiple scientific tools and methodology were […]

GTD Scientific predicts human injury in any environment

Category: Press Article Publication: AdvocateDaily.com “In GTD Scientific, principal Geoffrey Desmoulin has found a way to combine his twin passions for the human body and mechanical engineering, creating a firm that has become an internationally renowned leader in the field of complex injury analysis.” AdvocateDaily.com READ THE FULL ARTICLE ON ADVOCATEDAILY.COM

GTD Scientific Inc. Gets Profiled On AdvocateDaily.com

Category: Press Article Publication: AdvocateDaily.com AdvocateDaily.com recently profiled GTD Scientific Inc. on their website. The profile covers many aspects of GTD Scientific, including how we were founded in 2009 and our many specialized services in injury biomechanics, incident reconstruction, and more. “GTD Scientific offers research and training, including evaluating existing products, assisting clients in new […]

Contribution of Injury Biomechanics to Traffic Collision Reconstructions: A Case Report

Category: Publication Authors: Geoffrey Thor Desmoulin, Marc-André Nolette, Kevin Gordon Bird Publication: Forensic Science International: Reports, Page 100022 Traffic collision reconstruction tends to ignore the contribution of injury biomechanics to their investigation. This publication presents a case where the importance of injury biomechanics is highlighted. This case involves a collision between two motorcycles in the […]