SAE International Award for Safety in Transportation Honoring Arnold W. Siegel

Purpose:

This award recognizes individuals or teams whose work has created a demonstrable impact on safety in transportation. 

This award was made possible by Arne and Steffi Siegel and honors Arnold W. Siegel, a longtime SAE member and Fellow whose extensive accomplishments in transportation safety and pioneering research include working with the world's first experimental full-scale automotive crash program, designing and constructing early versions of anthropometric dummies, and more than 40 years of collision and injury analysis and consulting for research and forensic purposes.

Criteria:

  • Nominees should be those in leadership positions who have made a significant safety impact related to transportation.
  • Accomplishments may include outstanding international research, innovation and practical application of technologies that support increased safety in transportation including but not limited to crash injury protection, crash injury biomechanics and crash injury design for all mobility vehicles: land, air, sea and space.

Eligibility:

Members of the Selection Committee are not eligible for the award while serving on the committee. Two years must pass before former members of the Selection Committee are eligible to receive the award.

Recognition:

This includes an honorarium, and an award that is presented at an SAE Event.

Past Recipients:

YEAR RECIPIENT COMPANY
2023 Kathryn Anderson

General Motors

2022 Kristy Arbogast Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
2021 Richard DeWeese Retired, FAA Civil Aerospace Medical Institute
2020 John Bolte The Ohio State University
2019 Dainius Dalmotas DJ Dalmotas Consulting, Inc
2018 Dr. Matthew P. Reed University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute
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
2010 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
2004 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.
2001 Roger W. Griswold II Flightcraft Inc.
1997 Daniel L. Camacho Duke University
1997 Michael Kleinberger, Ph.D. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
1997 James H. McElhaney, Ph.D. Duke University
1997 Barry S. Myers, Ph.D. Duke University
1997 Roger Nightingale, Ph.D. Duke University
1997 Beth Winkelstein University of Pennsylvania
1996 Cameron Bass, Ph.D. University of Virginia
1996 Jeff Crandall University of Virginia
1996 Gregory W. Hall Revivant
1996 S. Hurwitz University of Virginia
1996 Gregory S. Klopp University of Virginia
1996 J.P. Lassau UFR Biomedicale des Saint Peres
1996 Philippe Petit Renault SAS
1996 Walter D. Pilkey, Ph.D.  
1996 Laurent Portier Renault SAS
1996 Xavier Trosseille Renault SAS
1995 Robert H. Hopper Jr., Ph.D. Piziali & Associates
1995 James H. McElhaney, Ph.D. Duke University
1995 Barry S Myers, Ph.D. Duke University
1994 John M. Cavanaugh Wayne State University
1994 Yue Huang Wayne State University
1994 Albert I. King, Ph.D. Wayne State University
1994 Yonghua Zhu Wayne State University
1993 Michael Beebe Humanetics Innovative Solutions Inc.
1993 Rolf H. Eppinger, Ph.D. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
1993 Mark P Haffner National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
1993 Warren N. Hardy Transportation Research Institute
1993 Albert I. King, Ph.D. Wayne State University
1993 Raymond F. Neathery, Ph.D. Neathery Associates
1993 Stephen Rouhana, Ph.D. General Motors LLC
1993 Michael Salloum Humanetics Innovative Solutions Inc.
1993 Lawrence W Schneider, Ph.D. University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

Nominations August 12 - September 30

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