Warren Nelson Hardy

Assoc Professor AY

VT-CIB Director


Warren Hardy

Education

B.S., University of Michigan, Engineering Science, Bioengineering Option, 1985

M.S., Wayne State University, Mechanical Engineering, Biomechanics, 1988

Ph.D., Wayne State University, Biomedical Engineering, 2007

Research

Impact and injury response and tolerance

Properties of biological materials

Macro and micro mechanisms of trauma

Physical and numerical surrogate development

Automotive crash testing

Teaching Interests

Biomedical Instrumentation Design

Experimental Methods in Impact Biomechanics Trauma Biomechanics

Publications

Hardy, WN; Mason, MJ; Foster, CD; Shah, CS; Kopacz, JM; Yang, KH; King, AI; Bishop,J; Bey, M; Anderst, W; Tashman, S: A Study of the Response of the Human Cadaver Head to Impact Stapp Car Crash Journal, Vol. 51, 2007.

Foster, CD; Hardy, WN; Yang, KH; King, AI; Hashimoto S: High-Speed Seatbelt Pretensioner Loading of the Abdomen. Stapp Car Crash Journal, Vol. 50, 2006.

Shah, CS; Hardy, WN; Mason, MJ; Yang, KH; Van Ee CA; Morgan, R; Digges, K: Dynamic Biaxial Tissue Properties of the Human Cadaver Aorta. Stapp Car Crash Journal, Vol. 50, 2006.

Hardy, WN; Shah, CS; Kopacz, JM; Yang, KH; Van Ee CA; Morgan, R; Digges, K: Study of Potential Mechanisms of Traumatic Rupture of the Aorta Using In Situ Experiments. Stapp Car Crash Journal, Vol. 50, 2006.

Zou, H; Schmiedeler, JP; Hardy, WN: Separating Brain Motion into Rigid Body Displacement and Deformation under Low-Severity Impacts. Journal of Biomechanics, 2006.

Siegel, JH; Yang KH; Smith JA; Siddiqi SQ; Shah CS; Maddali M; Hardy, WN: Computer simulation and validation of the Archimedes Lever Hypothesis as a mechanism for aortic isthmus disruption in a case of lateral impact motor vehicle crash. The Journal of Trauma, Vol. 60(5), 2006.

Mason, MJ; Shah, CS; Maddali M; Yang, KH; Hardy, WN; Van Ee, CA; Digges, K: A New Device for High-Speed Biaxial Tissue Testing: Application to Traumatic Rupture of the Aorta. Transactions of the Society of Automotive Engineers, 2005.

Balasubramanian, S; Beillas, P; Belwadi, A; Hardy, WN; Yang, KH; King AI: Below Knee Impact Responses Using Cadeveric Specimens. Stapp Car Crash Journal, Vol. 48, 2004.

Parnaik, Y; Beillas, P; Demetropolis, CK: Hardy, WN; Yang, KH; King, AI: The Influence of Surrogate Blood Vessels on the Impact Respnse of a Physical Model of the Brain. Stapp Car Crash Journal, Vol. 48, 2004.

Zhang, L; Bae, J; Hardy, WN; Monson, KL; Manley, GT; Goldsmith W; Yang, KH; King, AI: Computational Study of the Contribution of the Vascular on the Dynamic Response of the Brain. Stapp Car Crash Journal, Vol. 46, 2002.

Kleiven, S; Hardy, WN: Correlation of an FE Model of the Human Head with Local Brain Motion – Consequences for Injury Prediction. Stapp Car Crash Journal, Vol. 46, 2002.

Hardy, WN; Schneider, LW; Rouhana, SW: Prediction of Airbag-Induced Forearm Fractures and Airbag Aggressivity. Stapp Car Crash Journal, Vol. 45, pp. 511-530, 2001.

Hardy, WN; Schneider, LW; Rouhana, SW: Abdominal Impact Response to Rigid-Bar, Seatbelt, and Airbag Loading. Stapp Car Crash Journal, Vol. 45, pp. 1-31, 2001.

Hardy, WN; Foster, CD; Mason, MJ; Yang, KH; King, AI; Tashman S: Investigation of Head Injury Mechanisms Using Neutral Density Technology and High-Speed Biplanar X-ray. Stapp Car Crash Journal, Vol. 45, pp.
337-368, 2001.

Rouhana, SW; Elhagediab, AM; Walbridge, A; Hardy, WN; Schneider, LW: Development of a Reusable, Rate-Sensitive Abdomen for the Hybrid III Family of Dummies. Stapp Car Crash Journal, Vol. 45, pp. 33-59, 2001.

Shah, CS; Yang, KH; Hardy, WN; Wang, HK; King, AI: Development of a Computer Model to Predict Aortic Rupture Due to Impact Loading. Stapp Car Crash Journal, Vol. 45, pp. 161-182, 2001.

Zhang, L; Yang, KH; Dwarampudi, R; Omori, K; Li, T; Chang, K; Hardy, WN; Khalil, TB; and King AI: Recent Advances in Brain Injury Research: A New Human Head Model Development and Validation. Stapp Car Crash Journal, Vol. 45, pp. 369-393, 2001.

Viano, DC; Hardy, WN; King, AI: Response of the Head, Neck and Torso to Pendulum Impacts on the Back. Journal of Crash Prevention and Injury Control, Vol. 2(4), pp. 289-306, 2001.

   

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  •  whardy@vt.edu
  •  VT/WFU Ctr Injury Biomechanics
    443 Kelly Hall, 325 Stanger St.
    Blacksburg, VA 24061
    United States