Curriculum Vitae

CURRICULUM VITAE


EDUCATION, EMPLOYMENT, SERVICE, AWARDS

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA 2006
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA 1994
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA 1991
  • B.A., English, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA 1991

EMPLOYMENT

  • Biosciences Group, University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    • 2021-present: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Lead
    • 2016-2021: Associate Director
    • 2013-present: Associate Research Scientist
    • 2007-2013: Assistant Research Scientist
    • 2003 – 2007: Senior Research Associate
    • 1996 – 2003: Research Assistant
  • Transportation Research Center, East Liberty, OH, USA
    • 1990 – 1996: Research Engineer

SERVICE

  • Member of SAE Dummy Testing Equipment Committee, 1993-present
  • Member of SAE Child Restraints Committee, 1998- present
  • IRCOBI Technical Committee, 2015-present
  • Safe Ride News Editorial Board, 2006-present
  • ADVANCE CoE Advisory Board 2020-present
  • UM CoE DEI Steering Committee 2020-2021
  • UM CoE DEI Leads Committee 2019-present
  • UMTRI Communications Committee, 2016-2017
  • UMTRI Faculty Development Committee, 2016-present
  • UMTRI Diversity, Equity, Inclusion Committee (Chair), 2016-present
  • Executive Committee 2015-present
  • Office of the Vice President of Research: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Planning Initiative Committee 2015-2018
  • Faculty Leading Change Committee: UMTRI Diversity (Chair), 2015-2016
  • UMTRI Internal Review Implementation Subcommittee (Chair) 2015
  • UMTRI Advisory Committee, 2014-2015
  • UMTRI Summer Student Seminar Coordinator 2005-2014, 2016-2017
  • Chair, UMTRI Biosciences PRS Search Committee Winter 2007-2008
  • UMTRI Website Content Facilitator-Biosciences 2006-2021
  • UMTRI Library Advisory Committee, 2012-2013

AWARDS

  • 2021 UMTRI Faculty Departmental Award
  • 2015 UMTRI Paper Excellence Award
  • 2011 Lifesavers conference, most highly rated presentation
  • AJOG Editor’s choice, April 2008 (lead author)
  • UMTRI Best paper award, 3rd place, 2007 (co-author)
  • UMTRI Best paper award 2005 (lead author)
  • 2004 Stapp Conference: Student Paper Award (lead author)
  • UMTRI Best paper award 2003 (lead author)
  • 2002 Stapp Conference: Student Paper Award (lead author)
  • 2000 AAAM Best Conference Paper Award (lead author)