Western Michigan SAE Presents
Our Fall Dinner Meeting: Working Toward
“Virtually Zero” Motor Vehicle Fatalities
Jeff Dix, Senior Principal Engineer in Safety Engineering at Nissan Technical Center North America
Date: Thursday, November 17, 2022
Time: 5:30 pm Social Hour: Fellowship and Networking
6:30 pm Dinner
7:30 pm Brief Presentation by Social Sponsor
7:40 Main Presentation
Place: First Wok Chinese Restaurant
6740 Old 28th Street, SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
Cost: Members and Non-members $30.00
Students, retirees and unemployed $15.00
Payment: Check or cash at the door.
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Try to Sign up by Monday, November 14, at NOON!
PRESENTATION DETAILS: Family and Friends are Welcome!
Motor vehicle crashes are one of the leading causes of fatalities in the United States. This lecture will discuss the challenges in pursuing a future goal of “Virtually Zero” motor vehicle fatalities with an emphasis on vehicle safety features. An overview of the factors that affect vehicle safety and the technologies that can be applied to address those factors; as well as testing needed to develop the passive safety of today’s vehicles will be presented.
SPEAKER BIO: Jeff Dix is a Senior Principal Engineer in Safety Engineering at Nissan Technical Center North America. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from GMI Engineering and Management Institute (now Kettering University) where he graduated with honors, and has 25 years’ experience in developing vehicle safety with extensive experience in front and side impact, as well as rollover testing. His current responsibilities include advanced development in passive safety. Jeff has a working knowledge of the regulations that affect the safety development of today’s vehicles. He is an active member of SAE, having authored several technical papers, and is on two SAE committees.
Menu: Family Style Meal including
HOT & SOUR or EGG DROP SOUP
EGG ROLLS and FRIED WONTONS
CRAB CHEESE Appetizers
Main Course Dishes: ALMOND CHICKEN
SWEET AND SOUR PORK
SHRIMP VEGETABLE SUPREME
SWEET AND SOUR CHICKEN
You may request the menu ahead of time from Debbie if these dinner selections do not work for you! There are veggie options.