Daniel Perez-Rapela is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the University of Virginia Center for Applied Biomechanics. He is the former Responsible for Side Impact Occupant Safety at the Simulation Department of SEAT (VW-Group). During his career, Perez-Rapela has developed restrains systems for both the European and North American market. His current research focuses on Pedestrian and Occupant Protection.
- Industrial Engineer – University of Zaragoza, Spain
- Occupant Safety
- Pedestrian Protection
- Finite Element Modeling
- Military Underbody Blast Biomechanics
- Motorsport, basketball, mountain biking