IAJC CONFERENCE KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Short Biography of Mike Beebe, Humanetics Innovative Solutions
Michael “Mike” Beebe is currently the Chief Technical Officer for Humanetics Innovative Solutions, the maker of all crash test dummies for the world, and faculty member of North Central State College, teaching Mechanical Engineering. Mr. Beebe has over 40 years’ experience working as an engineer and holds over a dozen patents for crash test dummies.
Keynote Speech Title
Crash Test Dummies
Keynote Speech Abstract
This presentation will focus on the processes of development, design, construction, testing, biofidelity, rating systems, and using a crash dummy in vehicle evaluations. This will include how the regulations are put together, material issues for the dummy and how the dummy is set in a vehicle prior to testing. All of the different types of anthropomorphic test devices (ATDs) that are made for the many different applications, automotive, military, and other types of vehicle testing will also be discussed.