Jeff Crandall, PhD


Dr. Crandall has 30 years of experience and is a world leader in the study of injury biomechanics. His research, documented in over 600 technical publications, has informed automotive safety system design, sports protective equipment, and public health policy worldwide. He is Nancy and Neal Wade Professor of Engineering and Applied Sciences Emeritus at the University of Virginia. Dr. Crandall is a recipient of the United States Government Award for Engineering Excellence, the UVA School of Engineering and Applied Science Outstanding Faculty Member Award, and is a Fellow of SAE and the Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine (AAAM).

He has shaped global injury prevention efforts as a past-president of the AAAM and the International Research Council on Biomechanics of Injury (IRCOBI). He currently chairs the NFL Engineering committee and is leading an engineering effort to motivate transformational improvement in head protection that significantly advances the safety of NFL players.

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