Researchers

  • Jason Forman, PhD

    Principal Scientist


    Research Interests: Injury biomechanics, injury risk prediction, automobile restraint design and evaluation, human body modelling (physical and computational), pedestrian safety, orthopedic training simulator development.

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  • Bronislaw Gepner, PhD

    Research Scientist


    Research Interests: Computational/finite element modeling, vehicle safety and crashworthiness, occupant safety, and human body modeling.

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  • Sang-Hyun Lee, PhD

    Research Scientist


    Computational biomechanics, constitutive modeling of biological tissues, fluid-structure interaction of the cardiovascular system, active musculature and adaptive responses of the human body, vehicle crashworthiness and injury mechanisms, orthopedic biomechanics

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  • Daniel Perez-Rapela, PhD

    Postdoctoral Research Associate


    Research Interests:  Motorsports, Occupant Safety, Pedestrian Protection, Finite Element Modeling, Crashworthiness, Military Underbody Blast Biomechanics

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  • Carolyn Roberts, PhD

    Postdoctoral Research Associate


    Research Interests: Biomechanical sex differences and their effect on type and mechanisms of injury: morphometrics of bones, skeletal alignment, soft tissue material properties, bone mineral density effects, and hormone effects

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  • Daniel F. Shedd, PhD

    Postdoctoral Research Associate


    Research Interests: Ocular injury from blast, traumatic brain injury from blunt and blast impact, injury scaling relationships, shock tube and blast experimental design, and test fixture design.

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  • Greg Shaw, PhD

    Senior Scientist


    Research Interests: Passenger car safety, chest injury, and human and dummy impact testing.

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  • Wei Zeng, PhD

    Postdoctoral Research Associate


    Research Interests: Computational mechanics, human body modeling, injury biomechanics, orthopaedic biomechanics, finite element methods, simulation based design, vehicle crashworthiness, and passenger car safety and occupant protections

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  • Junjun Zhu, PhD

    Postdoctoral Research Associate


    Research Interests: Automotive and orthopaedic related injury evaluation and prevention as well as computational biomechanics, machine learning and medical device design.

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