Mariusz Ziejewski / Scientific Abstract Chair

Dr. Ziejewski is a Professor in the College of Engineering at North Dakota State University where he is the director of the Impact Biomechanics Laboratory and the director of the Automotive Systems Laboratory. Dr. Ziejewski is also an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Neuroscience at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine.  For over thirty-five (35) years Dr. Ziejewski’s research focus has been on human body biomechanics with an emphasis on the human brain.  He has received many research grants which include grants from the Department of Defense on cellular level brain modeling.  Dr. Ziejewksi has consulted extensively with the U.S. Air Force, Army.  He has been a member of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Collaboration Group on Human Brain Modeling.  He has been involved in Emergency Room (ER) Biomechanical Brain Injury Evaluation, at Meritcare’s Trauma Center, Fargo, ND.  He was appointed Editor-in-Chief for North American Brain Injury Society (NABIS) Conferences and Proceedings. Dr. Ziejewski was also named the founding chair of the Blast Injury Institute of NABIS.  He was invited to chair three scientific peer review committees for the Department of Defense (DoD) Post Traumatic Stress Disorder/Traumatic Brain Injury (PTSD/TBI) Research Program, (“Physics of Blast as it Relates to Brain Injury”).   He has published four book chapters on brain and neck injury and over one hundred (100) refereed publications.