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  • Salzar, Robert S.

    Associate Professor, Academic General Faculty, Research Track


    Dr. Salzar has over 25 years of experience in the field of engineering mechanics, with the last 13 years focusing on injury biomechanics. After a two year post-doctoral NRC appointment with the NASA-Glenn Research Center researching advanced aerospace composite materials, Dr. Salzar won...

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  • Schnipke, Rita Jane

    Retired


    After receiving my PhD at UVA, I worked with a venture capitalist to start an engineering software business. After the venture capitalist sold that company to Ansys Inc, I started another engineering software business (Blue Ridge Numerics Inc) with a business partner. That company grew to 100...

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  • Smith, Natasha

    Associate Professor, Academic General Faculty, Teaching Track, Director of Undergraduate Mechanical Engineering


    Smith’s research interests include systems engineering and the design process; reliability assessment and design, particularly using probabilistic methods; prediction of material properties and/or structural system responses using statistical methods; and pedagogical research focused upon the...

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  • Sochor, Mark

    Associate Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and Emergency Medicine, Vice Chair for Research Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical Director, Center for Applied Biomechanics


    Dr. Mark Sochor is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Associate Professor in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at the University of Virginia. Dr. Sochor is a clinically active emergency medicine physician and the medical director at the Center for Applied Biomechanics...

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  • Sun, Sarah

    Associate Professor


    Sun joined UVA as an associate professor in 2021. Prior to her position at UVA, Sun was an associate professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Michigan Technological University. Her research is an interdisciplinary route that integrates engineering innovation with human health and...

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