Jalaj Maheshwari, MS is a Research Project Engineer at the Center for Injury Research and Prevention at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
Jalaj Maheshwari, MS is a Research Project Engineer at the Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). He has worked at the Center in a student role as a Research Assistant since 2016.
Jalaj has extensive experience working in the automotive safety space, dealing with research questions centered on automobile crashes, occupant safety and protection, injury analysis, injury prevention and mitigation, crashworthiness, and human-machine interaction. He has worked on projects involving computational modeling of occupants in crash scenarios, occupant sled testing, assessing driving behavior using driving simulators, and data analysis.
His research interests are in applications of finite element (FE) analysis, biomechanics, artificial intelligence, autonomous systems, and robotics for safe autonomy. Jalaj has a background in computational modeling and robotics.
BE, Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani (Mechanical Engineering), 2015
MSE, University of Pennsylvania (Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics), 2017
Research Project Engineer, Center for Injury Research and Prevention, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Belwadi A, Sarfare S, Tushak S, Maheshwari J, Menon S. Responses of the Scaled Pediatric Human Body Model in the Rear- and Forward-Facing Child Seats in Simulated Frontal Motor Vehicle Crashes. Traffic Inj Prev. 2019;1-2.
Loeb H, Belwadi A, Maheshwari J, Shaikh S. Age and Gender Differences in Emergency Takeover From Automated to Manual Driving on Simulator. Traffic Inj Prev. 2019;1-3.