Clyde Richard, Ph.D., P.E.
Chief Executive Officer - Senior Mechanical Engineer
Areas of Expertise:
Mechanical Equipment Evaluations•
Machine Analysis and Guarding•
Analysis and Testing•
Human Factors Analysis•
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Connecticut•
M.S.M.E., Mechanical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute •
B.M.E., Mechanical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Dr. Clyde C. Richard is the Chief Executive Officer and a Senior Mechanical Engineer for CED Investigative Technologies Inc. Dr. Richard holds a Bachelor and Masters degree in mechanical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute along with a Doctorate Degree from the University of Connecticut. Prior to launching CED 1987, Dr. Richard was a professor at the United States Naval Academy for over 15 years teaching on such subjects as human factors, mechanical design and power plant mechanics.
Through teaching and research Dr. Richard has authored over 29 publications, has two patents and has been a speaker and paper presenter at symposiums in the United States, Europe and Israel. Since establishing CED,Dr. Richard has been the major catalyst to the accelerate growth of the company which has expanded to five offices and over 30 employees nationwide and is regarded as one of the premiere investigative firms.
Dr. Richard is a registered Professional Engineer in five states and a member of numerous professional societies, including the Human Factors Society, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Society of Automotive Engineers and the National Society of Forensic Engineers. His knowledge, expertise and years of hands-on experience make him one of CED’s most sought after engineers. Dr. Richard’s responsibilities, along with investigating and reconstructing accidents, include overseeing the marketing, business development, merger and acquisitions and the financial activities of the company.