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Exponent Staff Receive SAE Oral Presentation Awards


September 3, 2008

Dr. Christine Raasch, Principal in Exponent's Biomechanics Practice and Dr. Scott Davis, Senior Manager in Exponent's Thermal Sciences Practice have been selected to receive the 2008 SAE International Excellence in Oral Presentation Awards for their respective presentations at the 2008 SAE World Congress.  The awards recognize speakers who gave excellent presentations during one of the SAE meetings and is based on peer review collected at the meeting. These awards are presented to only 70 out of approximately 1400 speakers.  The title of Dr. Raasch's presentation was "Seat Belt Entanglement in Rollover Accidents: Physical Evidence and Occupant Kinematics".  The title of Dr. Davis' talk was "Hot Surface Ignition of Ethanol-blended Fuels and Biodiesel”.  More information can be found on the SAE International website.