Jingwen Hu is an associate research scientist in the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute Biosciences Group. He earned a PhD in biomedical engineering from Wayne State University and an MS and a BS in automotive engineering from Tsinghua University.
Dr. Hu's research interests focus on injury biomechanics in motor-vehicle crashes by a multidisciplinary approach using a combination of experimental, numerical, and epidemiological procedures. He is also interested in human modeling for other applications, including pediatric head injuries in falls and child abuse cases, computer-aided surgery, and seating comfort. His recent research primarily focused on computational investigations on injury mechanism and restraint-system optimization for various vulnerable populations, including children, elderly, pregnant occupants, wheelchair users, and obese occupants.
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Hu J, Klinich KD, Manary MA, Flannagan CA, Narayanaswamy P, Reed MP, Andreen M, Neal M, Lin CH
journal article Traffic Injury Prevention
Yulong Wang, Libo Cao, Zhonghao Bai, Matthew P. Reed, Jonathan D. Rupp, Carrie N. Hoff, Jingwen Hu,
journal article Journal of Biomechanics
The objective of this study is to develop a parametric ribcage model that can account for...