Awards

Since our beginnings members of the CAB have received over 100 awards for research excellence.


Jared Rifkin

2021

UVA Engineering is Beautiful Dean’s Research Art Contest, 1st Place, Graduate Student Category

Jared Rifkin

2021

National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) Honorable Mention

Rachel Richardson

2020

Murray Mackay Young Researcher Award for Best Paper (IRCOBI conference)

Sebastian Giudice

2020

Beulah Bateman Memorial Scholar for the MWC Chapter of the ARCS Foundation

Sebastian Giudice

2020

Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) Foundation Fellowship

Sebastian Giudice

2020

UVA MAE Outstanding Graduate Student Award

Thomas Hartka

2020

AAAM Best Scientific Paper Award

Sebastian Giudice

2020

UVERS 1st Place Podium Presentation

Sebastian Giudice

2020

UVA Presidential Fellowship for Collaborative Neuroscience

Daniel Perez-Rapela

2019

3rd best student paper at the 63th Stapp Conference, November 2019

Wei Zeng

2019

UVA Engineering (UVERS) 2019 Research Mentor of the Year Award

Meade Spratley

2019

Orthopaedic Research Society New Investigator Research Award Finalist

Hamed Joodaki

2019

2019-2020 UVA MAE Distinguished Fellowship

Sebastian Giudice

2019

UVA Presidential Fellowship for Collaborative Neuroscience

Sebastian Giudice

2019

UVA Beulah Bateman Memorial Scholar for the MWC Chapter of the ARCS Foundation

Sebastian Giudice

2019

Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) Foundation Fellowship

Sebastian Giudice

2019

UVA MAE Graduate Student of the Year

Taotao Wu

2019

UVA MAE Outstanding Research Presentation of the Year (Ph.D.)

Taotao Wu

2019

UVA MAE Outstanding Graduate Student Award

Taotao Wu

2019

UVA MAE Distinguished Fellowship

Sophie Tushak

2019

National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)

Daniel Shedd

2018

UVA Postodoc Symposium – Best Poster Award

Carolyn Roberts

2018

Murray Mackay Young Researcher Award for Best Paper (IRCOBI conference)

Sebastian Giudice

2018

UVA Presidential Fellowship for Collaborative Neuroscience

Carolyn Roberts

2018

UVA MAE Graduate Student of the Year

Sebastian Giudice

2018

UVA MAE Graduate Student of the Year

Matthew Panzer

2018

UVA MAE Young Researcher of the Year

Ahmed Alshareef

2018

3 Minute Thesis (3MT@UVA) Finalist

Hamed Joodaki

2018

3 Minute Thesis (3MT@UVA) Finalist

Sebastian Giudice

2018

Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) Foundation Fellowship

Ahmed Alshareef

2018

Virginia Engineering Foundation Graduate Fellowship

Zhaonan Sun

2018

Double Hoo Research Grant

Taotao Wu

2018

Travel Fellowship to the World Congress of Computational Mechanics

Carolyn Roberts

2018

Autoliv Diversity Fellowship

Carolyn Roberts

2018

UVERS 1st Place Podium Presentation

Brandon Perry

2018

UVERS 2nd Place Poster Presentation

Carolyn Roberts

2017

AAAM Best Student Presentation

Ahmed Alshareef

2017

National Neurotrauma Society Symposium – Anthony Marmarou Award (Poster)

Jason Kerrigan

2017

Forest McFarland Award (SAE Internationl)

Jason Forman

2017

UVA MAE Scientist of the Year

Lee Gabler

2017

UVERS 1st Place Podium Presentation

Robert Salzar

2016

UVA MAE Research Scientist of the Year

Deepak Kosanam

2016

Ohio State University Injury Biomechanics Symposium – Margaret H. Hines Award for Best Poster Presentation

Ann Bailey

2015

UVERS 5th Place Poster Presentation

Adwait Mane

2015

UVERS 4th Place Poster Presentation

Qi Zhang

2015

UVERS Poster Finalist

Ann Bailey

2015

AAAM Annual Scientific Conference – John D. States Award for Best Scientific Paper Submitted by a Student

Sebastian Giudice

2015

Ohio State University Injury Biomechanics Symposium – Margaret H. Hines Award for Best Poster Presentation

Qi Zhang

2015

3 Minute Thesis (3MT@UVA) – 2nd Place & Audience Choice

Qi Zhang

2014

Stapp Car Crash Conference, John W. Melvin Student Award,  2nd Place

Jason Forman

2014

AAAM Young Achiever Award

Lee Gabler

2014

IRCOBI Young Researcher Award

Richard Kent

2013

AAAM Award of Merit

Ann Bailey

2013

IRCOBI Young Researcher Award

David Lessley

2012

JSAE Annual Congress Excellent Technical Paper Presentation

Jeff Crandall

2012

SAE International Arnold W. Siegel International Transportation Safety Award

Jeff Crandall

2010

AAAM Award of Merit

Richard Kent

2009

Election to Stapp Advisory Committee

Jason Forman

2009

Whitaker International Scholarship Grant

Jason Forman

2008

AAAM Best Student Paper Award

Fran Lopez Valdes

2008

AAAM Endowment Fund – Student Research Grant/Dr. Richard P. Howard Memorial Scholarship

Richard Kent

2008

AAAM Fellow

Richard Kent

2008

Fulbright Senior Specialist Roster

Jason Kerrigan

2008

IRCOBI Young Researcher Award

Jason Forman

2008

John Bell McGaughy Fellowship – Award for Outstanding Engineering Graduate Student

Jason Kerrigan

2008

Myers Award for Outstanding Student Paper at an SAE Conference

Richard Kent

2008

SAE Ralph R. Teetor Educational Award

Richard Kent

2008

Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) – Fellow

Jason Kerrigan

2008

Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Engineering Meetings Board Outstanding Oral Presentation Award

Jason Forman

2008

UVa Office of the Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies – Award for Excellence in Scholarship

Dipan Bose

2008

UVa Office of the Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies – Award for Excellence in Scholarship

Fran Lopez Valdes

2007

EUNESE Conference – Best Presentation Award

Fran Lopez Valdes

2007

La Caixa Foundation – Graduate Research Fellowship

Dipan Bose

2007

Ohio State University Injury Biomechanics Symposium – Honorable Mention for best paper/presentation

Anthony Lau

2007

Ohio State University Injury Biomechanics Symposium – Margaret H. Hines Award for Best Poster Presentation

Jason Forman

2007

Ohio State University Injury Biomechanics Symposium – Margaret H. Hines Award for Best Poster Presentation

Jeff Crandall

2007

Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) – Fellow

Richard Kent

2007

Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) – Lloyd L. Withrow Distinguished Speaker Award

Jason Kerrigan

2007

UVa Office of the Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies – Award for Excellence in Scholarship

Dipan Bose

2007

Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) – Excellence in Oral Presentation Award

Richard Kent

2006

AAAM A.J. Mirkin Service Award

Dipan Bose

2006

AAAM Endowment Fund – Student Research Grant/Dr. Richard P. Howard Memorial Scholarship

Jason Forman

2006

AAAM Endowment Fund – Student Research Grant/Dr. Richard P. Howard Memorial Scholarship

Richard Kent

2006

Excellence in Diversity Fellow, University of Virginia

Richard Kent

2006

Excellent Technical Presentation Award, Japanese Society of Automotive Engineers

Jason Forman

2006

International Society of Biomechanics (ISB) Student Dissertation Grant

Jeff Crandall

2006

SAE – Longtime Member Service Award

Richard Kent

2006

Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) – Excellence in Oral Presentation Award

Jeff Crandall

2006

Southern Consortium for Injury Biomechanics, Founders Award

Jason Forman

2006

Stapp Car Crash Conference – John Paul Stapp Award, Best Paper

Jeff Crandall

2005

AAAM A.J. Mirkin Service Award

Jason Kerrigan

2005

AAAM Endowment Fund – Student Research Grant/Dr. Richard P. Howard Memorial Scholarship

Richard Kent

2005

AAAM Scientific Paper Award, (first author)

Costin Untaroiu

2005

ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference PhD Student paper contest, Honorable Mention

Jason Forman

2005

Enhanced Safety of Vehicles (ESV) – Collegiate Design Competition – 1st Runner-Up

Richard Kent

2005

Excellence in Diversity Fellow, University of Virginia

Costin Untaroiu

2005

International Society of Biomechanics (ISB) Student Award

Jason Kerrigan

2005

Ohio State University Injury Biomechanics Symposium – Honorable Mention for best paper/presentation

Jason Forman

2005

Ohio State University Injury Biomechanics Symposium – Honorable Mention for best paper/presentation

Richard Kent

2005

Ohio State University Injury Biomechanics Symposium – Margaret H. Hines Award for Best Poster Presentation (with student Tahsin Ali)

Jeff Crandall

2005

United States Government Award for Engineering Excellence (DOT NHTSA)

Jeff Crandall

2004

AAAM Fellow

Dipan Bose

2004

International Society of Biomechanics (ISB) Student foreign travel grant for graduate internship

Richard Kent

2004

Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) – Excellence in Oral Presentation Award

Richard Kent

2004

Technology Review’s  TR100 “100 young people whose contributions to emerging technologies are poised to profoundly influence our world”

Richard Kent

2003

AAAM Elaine Wodzin Young Achiever Award

Richard Kent

2003

Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) – Excellence in Oral Presentation Award

Jason Forman

2003

UVa Dean’s fellowship

Jeff Crandall

2002

AAAM Best Paper Award

Richard Kent

2002

AAAM Scientific Paper Award, (co-author)

Richard Kent

2002

Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) – Excellence in Oral Presentation Award

Jeff Crandall

2001

AAAM Elaine Wodzin Young Achiever Award

Richard Kent

2001

International Research Council on the Biomechanics of Impact (IRCOBI) Best Young Researcher Award

Richard Kent

2001

Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) – Excellence in Oral Presentation Award

Richard Kent

2001

Stapp Car Crash Journal Student Paper Award – First Place

David Lessley

2001

Z Society Shannon Award for the School of Engineering

Richard Kent

2000

NASA – Langley Research Center GSRP Fellowship

David Lessley

2000

UVa Chairperson’s Mechanical Engineering Senior Award

Richard Kent

2000

Virginia Space Grant Consortium Aerospace Graduate Research Fellowship, 2000

Jeff Crandall

1999

Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) – Lloyd L. Withrow Distinguished Speaker Award

David Lessley

1999

UVa Chairperson’s Mechanical Engineering Junior Award

Richard Kent

1999

UVa Dean’s Fellowship

Jeff Crandall

1998

Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) – Excellence in Oral Presentation Award

David Lessley

1998

Virginia Community Colleges Association Student Showcase Award

Jeff Crandall

1997

Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) – Excellence in Oral Presentation Award

Jeff Crandall

1997

System Safety Society – Scientific Merit Award

Jeff Crandall

1996

AAAM Best Paper Award

Jeff Crandall

1996

Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) – Excellence in Oral Presentation Award

Jeff Crandall

1996

Stapp Car Crash Conference – Arnold W. Siegel Award for Outstanding Paper

Richard Kent

 

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