Richard Kent

Kent, Richard W.

Primary Appointment

Assistant Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Education

  • PhD, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Virginia
  • BS,MS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Utah

Contact Information

PO BOX 400746
4040 Lewis & Clark Drive Center for Applied Biomechanics
Telephone: 297-8033
Fax: 296-3453
Email: richkent@virginia.edu
Website: http://www.centerforappliedbiomechanics.org/people/richard-kent/

Research Interests

Injury Biomechanics

Research Description

Dr. Kent leads the Automobile Safety Research Group of the Center for Applied Biomechanics. Dr. Kent's current research interests are in injury biomechanics, e.g., loading condition effects on injury tolerance, and characterization of biological structures, e.g., load distribution-specific quasilinear viscoelastic structural behavior of the thorax.

Selected Publications