Wake Forest School of Medicine is one of six leading research institutions across the country to be chosen by Toyota’s Collaborative Safety Research Center (CSRC) to enhance the development, testing and implementation of new automotive safety innovations. Joel Stitzel Jr., Ph.D., an associate professor of biomedical engineering at Wake Forest, is the principal investigator.
Toyota’s CSRC announced the partnerships today at the 2011 Toyota Safety Technology Seminar at the Toyota Technical Center in Ann Arbor. The new projects will research vehicle safety subjects ranging from driver education and collision mitigation to accident reconstruction and enhanced crash data analysis. Read more here.
Learn more about Dr. Stitzel's research when he presents at the Chamber of Commerce's 10th Annual Technology Briefing -- 8:00 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, at the Benton Convention Center.