Vita

Education

Ph.D., Industrial and Operations Engineering
The University of Michigan, 1998

M.S.E., Industrial and Operations Engineering
The University of Michigan, 1993

B.S.E., Mechanical Engineering
The University of Michigan, 1989

Research Areas

Driver ergonomics | Impact biomechanics and human tolerance | Motor vehicle occupant protection | Engineering anthropometry | Digital human modeling | Industrial ergonomics | Office ergonomics | Design of seats, chairs, and vehicle interiors

Professional Associations

SAE International (formerly the Society of Automotive Engineers)
Human Factors and Ergonomics Society
American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Awards

Don B. Chaffin Collegiate Research Professorship. The collegiate research professorship is the highest honor awarded by the U-M to research faculty for "Exceptional scholarly achievement and impact on advancing knowledge", 2016

Best Oral Presentation, 4th International Digital Human Modeling Symposium, 2016

Best Paper Award – Ground Vehicle Systems Engineering and Technology Symposium (co-author), 2015

Mimics Innovation Award, Best Article Award: 1st Place in North & South America, Materialise (co-author), 2015.

U.S. Department of Transportation Special Award of Appreciation for outstanding leadership and special contributions in the field of motor vehicle safety, 2015

John Paul Stapp Award for Best Paper at the 58th Stapp Car Crash Conference (co-author), 2014

Applied Research Award, 3rd International Digital Human Modeling Symposium, 2014

John Paul Stapp Award for Best Paper at the 57rd Stapp Car Crash Conference (co-author), 2013

Huang Shilin Memorial Award for Distinguished Paper on Vehicle Safety, China Conference of Automotive Safety Technology, SAE China (co-author), 2013

General Motors Most Valuable Colleague Award, 2010

John Paul Stapp Award for Best Paper at the 53rd Stapp Car Crash Conference (co-author), 2010

Fellow
SAE International (fomerly Society of Automotive Engineers), 2010

Arch T. Colwell Award for Outstanding Technical Merit
Society of Automotive Engineers, 2003, 2006

Ralph H. Isbrandt Auto Safety Engineering Award
Society of Automotive Engineers, 1994, 2004

Lloyd L. Withrow Distinguished Speaker Award
Society of Automotive Engineers, 1997, 2004, 2007

Myers Award for Outstanding Student Paper
Society of Automotive Engineers, 1999

SAE Award for Excellence in Oral Presentation
Society of Automotive Engineers, 1991, 1993, 1996, 2003 (x2)

SAE Engineering Meetings Board Outstanding Oral Presentation Award
Society of Automotive Engineers, 2000, 2001, 2004, 2005 (x3), 2006, 2008, 2009

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