H. Clay Gabler, Ph.D.

Samuel Herrick Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics
Department of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics
Virginia Tech
Center for Injury Biomechanics
445 Kelly Hall, 325 Stanger Street (MC 0194)
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Email address: gabler@vt.edu

Telephone: (540) 231-7190
Twitter:          @ClayGabler


H. Clay Gabler is the Samuel Herrick Professor of Biomedical Engineering in the Department of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics. He received his Ph.D. in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from Princeton University. His research interests are in injury biomechanics, vehicle crash safety, crash injury epidemiology, crash modeling, autonomous vehicle safety, active safety, and the protection of vulnerable road users, e.g. pedestrians and motorcyclists. He is Associate Director of the Virginia Tech-Wake Forest Center for Injury Biomechanics. Dr. Gabler is a Fellow of the Society of Automotive Engineers (2009), the Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine (2012), and the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (2016). He is a recipient of the AAAM Award of Merit (2018), the SAE Lloyd L. Withrow Distinguished Speaker Award (2008), the SAE Ralph H. Isbrandt Award (2005), the SAE Ralph R. Teetor Award (2003), a Dwight D. Eisenhower Fellowship (2001), Princeton’s Luigi Crocco Prize (1995), and a Guggenheim Fellowship (1992).