2016 Symposium Highlights:

  • More than 130 attendees including 26 student presenters from 13 universities
  • Networking bowling event
  • Welcome Reception at the Varsity Club
  • Annual Banquet at the Faculty Club, featuring team trivia
  • Guest Speakers
    • “Concussion in Youth: Biomechanics of Prevention”
      • Dr. Kristy Arbogast | Co-Scientific Director, Director of Engineering | Center for Injury Research Prevention, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
    • “Crash Dummy Use in Vehicle Design”
      • Jack Jensen | Engineering Group Manager, Technical Fellow | General Motors
    • “Preventing Minor Neck Injuries in Rear Crashes – Forty-five Years of Progress”
      • David Zuby | Executive Vice President and Chief Research Officer | IIHS
  • Margaret H. Hines Best Oral Presenter Award, presented by TRC: Derek Jones, Virginia Tech-Wake Forest University
  • Rod Herriott Best Poster Presenter Award, presented by TRC: Deepak Sathyanarayan, University of Virginia
  • Posters & Manuscripts
  • Photo Gallery


Headlining Partner:


Awarding Partner:




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Diversified Technical Systems (DTS) | Humanetics Innovative Solutions

Evenflo | Nationwide Children’s Hospital | Takata