Arnold W. Siegel International Transportation Safety Award

Established in 1987, this award recognizes individuals whose accomplishments include outstanding international research, innovation and contributions to crash injury protection, crash injury biomechanics and crash injury design for all mobility vehicles: land, air, sea and space. Nominees should be those persons in leadership positions who have made a significant transportation safety impact on their organizations or on society worldwide.

This award, was initially administered by the Stapp Advisory Committee. The award is funded through the generous support of Arnold W. Siegel, SAE Fellow and Medal of Honor recipient. Siegel's work was in Crash Injury Research conducted at UCLA. This pioneering research has contributed to modern crashworthy transportation vehicles and to the understanding of human tolerance in collisions.

The award consists of a framed medal a $10,000 honorarium, and is presented at the Awards Ceremony during WCX World Congress Experience.

Year

Name

Employer

2017

Tsuyoshi Yasuki

Toyota Motor Corp

2016

Bruce Donnelly, Ph.D.

Biomechanics Research Group

2015

Harold John Mertz Jr., Ph.D.

 

2014

Yasuhiro Matsui, Ph.D.

NTSEL

2013

Frank A Pintar, Ph.D.

VA Medical Center

2012

Jeff Crandall

University of Virginia

2011

Priya Prasad, Ph.D

Prasad Engineering LLC

2010

David C. Viano, Ph.D.

ProBiomechanics LLC

 

Charles Y. Warner, Ph.D.

Collision Safety Engineering LLC

2009

Kennerly H. Digges, Ph.D.

George Washington University

2008

Dominique Cesari

Ifsttar - LBMC

2007

Rolf H. Eppinger, Ph.D.

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

2006

Murray Mackay, Ph.D.

 

2005

Brian O'Neill

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

2004

James Jones

Montana State University

 

Narayan Yoganandan, Ph.D.

Medical College of Wisconsin

2003

Koshiro Ono, Ph.D.

Japan Automobile Research Institute

2002

Lawrence Patrick

 

2001

Hugh De Haven

Vibrant Corp.

 

Roger W. Griswold II

Flightcraft Inc.

1997

Daniel L. Camacho

Duke University

 

Michael Kleinberger, Ph.D.

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

 

James H. McElhaney, Ph.D.

Duke University

 

Barry S. Myers, Ph.D.

Duke University

 

Roger Nightingale, Ph.D.

Duke University

 

Beth Winkelstein

University of Pennsylvania

1996

Cameron Bass, Ph.D.

University of Virginia

 

Jeff Crandall

University of Virginia

 

Gregory W. Hall

Revivant

 

S. Hurwitz

University of Virginia

 

Gregory S. Klopp

University of Virginia

 

J.P. Lassau

UFR Biomedicale des Saint Peres

 

Philippe Petit

Renault SAS

 

Walter D. Pilkey, Ph.D.

 

 

Laurent Portier

Renault SAS

 

Xavier Trosseille

Renault SAS

1995

Robert H. Hopper Jr., Ph.D.

Piziali & Associates

 

James H. McElhaney, Ph.D.

Duke University

 

Barry S Myers, Ph.D.

Duke University

1994

John M. Cavanaugh

Wayne State University

 

Yue Huang

Wayne State University

 

Albert I. King, Ph.D.

Wayne State University

 

Yonghua Zhu

Wayne State University

1993

Michael Beebe

Humanetics Innovative Solutions Inc.

 

Rolf H. Eppinger, Ph.D.

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

 

Mark P Haffner

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

 

Warren N. Hardy

Transportation Research Institute

 

Albert I. King, Ph.D.

Wayne State University

 

Raymond F. Neathery, Ph.D.

Neathery Associates

 

Stephen Rouhana, Ph.D.

General Motors LLC

 

Michael Salloum

Humanetics Innovative Solutions Inc.

 

Lawrence W Schneider, Ph.D.

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

 

Nomination Deadline: June 1

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