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Stefan M Duma

Head, VT/WFU School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences


Education

B.S., University of Tennessee, Mechanical Engineering, 1995

M.S., University of Cincinnati, Industrial Engineering, 1996

Ph.D., University of Virginia, Mechanical Engineering, 2000

Research

Injury & Impact Biomechanics

Automobile safety design

Sports biomechanics

Military restraint systems

Teaching Interests

Impact Biomechanics

Publications

Brolinson, P., Manoogian, S., McNeely, D., Goforth, M., Greenwald R., Duma,  S., “Analysis of  Linear Head Accelerations from  Collegiate Football Impacts,” Current Sports Medicine Reports 5:23-28, 2006.

Duma, S., Moorcroft, D., Stitzel, J., “Restraint Effectiveness for the Pregnant Occupant,” Research on Women’s Transportation Issues, Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Vol 54, pp 1203-1208, 2006.

Manoogian, S., Stitzel, J., Duma, S., "Predicting Neck Injuries Due to Head Supported Mass," Aviat Space Environ Med 77:509-514, 2006.

Duma, S.M., Crandall, J.R., Seki, K., Aoki, T., "Comparison of the Q3 and Hybrid III 3 Year Old Dummy Head and Neck Response During Side Air Bag Loading," Journal of Automobile Engineering, Vol. 214, Part D, pp. 675-684, 2000.

Duma, S.M., Crandall, J.R., "Eye Injuries from Air Bags with Seamless Module Covers," Journal of Trauma, Vol. 48, No. 4, pp. 786-789, 2000.

Duma, S.M., Crandall, J.R., Hurwitz, S.R., Pilkey, W.D., "Small Female Upper Extremity Interaction with a Deploying Side Air Bag," Journal of Crash Prevention and Injury Control, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 45-61, 2000.

Crandall, J.R., Duma, S.M., Bass, C.R., Pilkey, W.D., "Study of Thoracic Response and Trauma in Air Bag Deployment Tests with Out-of-Position Small Female Surrogates," Journal of Crash Prevention and Injury Control, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 101-112. 1999.

Duma, S.M., Crandall, J.R., Pilkey, W.D., Seki, K., Aoki, T., "Dynamic Response of the Hybrid III 3 Year Old Dummy Head and Neck During Side Air Bag Loading," Journal of Automobile Engineering, Vol. 213, Part D, pp. 471-480, 1999.

    Stefan Duma