Chief Scientific and Technical Advisor for Crash Dynamics
Dr. Joseph Pellettiere spent over 17 years working for the United States Air Force as a part of the Air Force Research Laboratory in the Human Effectiveness directorate. While working for AFRL, he lead many research programs including the effects of helmet supported mass, the development of tensile neck injury criteria, and the development of modeling and simulation tools for crash safety. He supported several accident investigation boards and large acquisition programs such as the joint strike fighter.
Dr. Pellettiere has been the Air Force focal point for many collaborative programs including the original Seat Certification by Analysis, the Joint Cockpit Airbag System, and the Full Spectrum Crashworthiness for rotorcraft.
At the FAA, Dr. Pellettiere is supporting the development of a complete side impact crashworthiness requirement as well as an oblique impact requirement. He has also supported transport, rotorcraft and small airplane certification programs.
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