Prof. Costin D. Untaroiu

University of Virginia, USA



2005 Ph.D., University of Virginia, USA

1999 Ph.D., "Politehnica" University, Bucharest, Mechanical Engineering-Rotordynamics

1996 M.Sc., University of Bucharest, Applied Mathematics

Publications (Selected)

  1. Untaroiu C., Untaroiu A. (2010) Constrained Design Optimization of Rotor-Tilting Pad Bearings Systems, Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power/ASME Transactions, (Impact factor 0.635), 132(12):122502-1-7.
  2. Untaroiu C., Shin J., Crandall J., Fredriksson R., Bostrom O., Takahashi Y., Akiyama A., Okamoto M., Kikuchi Y. (2010). Development and Validation of Pedestrian Sedan Bucks using Finite Element Simulations; Application in Study the Influence of Automatic Braking on the Kinematics of Pedestrian involved in Vehicle Collision, International Journal of Crashworthiness, (Impact factor 0.553), In press.
  3. Bose D., Crandall J.R., Untaroiu C.D., Maslen E.H. (2010) Influence of Pre-Collision Occupant State Parameters on Injury Outcome in a Frontal Collision, Accident Analysis and Prevention, (Impact factor 1.647, ISI citations: 0), 42(4): 1398-1407.
  4. Untaroiu C., Crandall J., Takahashi Y., Okamoto M., Ito O., Fredriksson R. (2010). Analysis of Running Child Pedestrians Impacted by a Vehicle using Rigid-Body Models and Optimization Techniques. Safety Science, (Impact Factor 1.220, ISI citations: 2), 48(2): 259-267.
  5. Li, Z., Kindig, M., Kerrigan, J., Untaroiu, C., Subit, D., Kent, R., Crandall, J. (2010) Rib fractures under anterior-posterior dynamic loads: experimental and finite element study. J. Biomech. (Impact Factor 2.657, ISI citations: 0) 43(2): 228-234.
  6. Untaroiu C. (2010) “A numerical investigation of mid-femoral injury tolerance in axial compression and bending loading”, International Journal of Crashworthiness, (Impact factor 0.553, ISI citations: 0), 15(1):83-92.
  7. Ivarsson J., Genovese D., Crandall J., Bolton J., Untaroiu C.D., Bose D. (2009) The Tolerance of the Femoral Shaft in Combined Axial Compression and Bending Loading, Stapp Car Crash Journal, 53:251-290.
  8. Kerrigan J., Subit D., Untaroiu C., Crandall J., (2009) Pedestrian Lower Extremity Response and Injury: A Small Sedan vs. A Large Sport Utility Vehicle, SAE International Journal of Passenger Cars-Mechanical Systems 1, 985-1002.
  9. Kerrigan J., Parent D., Untaroiu C., Crandall J., Deng B. (2009) New Approach to Multi-Body Model Development: Pedestrian Lower Extremity, Traffic Injury Prevention , 10(4) : 386-397 (ISI citations: 1).
  10. Untaroiu C., Lim J., Shin J., (2009). Evaluation of a Thor dummy rigid-body model in frontal crash environment using objective rating techniques. Biomedical Sciences Instrumentation, 45: 95-100.
  11. Untaroiu C., Duprey S., Kerrigan J., Li Z., Bose D., Crandall J. (2009). Experimental and computational investigation of human clavicle response in anterior-posterior bending loading. Biomedical Sciences Instrumentation, 45: 6-11.
  12. Untaroiu C., Ivarsson J., Genovese D., Bose D., Crandall J. (2008). Biomechanical Injury Response of Leg Subjected to Dynamic Combined Axial and Bending Loading. Biomedical Sciences Instrumentation, 44:141-146.
  13. Shin J., Untaroiu C., Kerrigan J., Forman J., Crandall J. (2008). Kinematic Analysis of Instrumentation Cubes in Vehicle Impact Experiments. Biomedical Sciences Instrumentation, 44:76-81.
  14. Bose D., Bhalla K., Untaroiu C., Ivarsson B.J., Crandall J., Hurwitz S. (2008). Injury Tolerance and Moment Response of the Knee Joint to Combined Valgus Bending and Shear Loading. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering/ASME Transactions, (Impact factor 1.602, ISI citations: 4), 130(3): 031008-1-8.
  15. Untaroiu C., Kerrigan J., Kam C., Crandall J., Yamazaki K., Fukuyama K., Kamiji K., Yasuki T., Funk, J. (2007). Correlation of Strain and Loads Measured in the Long Bones with Observed Kinematics of the Lower Limb during Vehicle-Pedestrian Impacts. Stapp Car Crash Journal, 51:433-466.
  16. Shin J., Untaroiu C., Kerrigan J., Crandall J., Subit D., Takahashi Y., Akiyama A., and Longhitano D. (2007). Investigating pedestrian Kinematics with the Polar-II Finite Element Model. Journal of Passenger Cars-Mechanical Systems /SAE Transactions (based on Paper 2007-01-0756 SAE Congress 2007).
  17. Untaroiu, C., J. Kerrigan, and J. Crandall (2006), Finite Element Analysis of the Human Femur during Three-Point Bending Loading: Material Identification using Response Surface Methodology, Journal of Passenger Cars-Mechanical System /SAE Transactions, pp. 26-35 (based on Paper 2006-01-0063 SAE Congress 2006).
  18. Untaroiu C., K. Darvish, J. Crandall, B. Deng, and J.T. Wang (2005). A Finite Element Model of the Lower Limb for Simulating Pedestrian Impact. Stapp Car Crash Journal, 49:157-181.
  19. Simion Fl. P., C. Untaroiu, Ch. Decolon, and M. Bayer (1999). An application of virtual work principle to elasticity. UPB Scientific Bulletin, Series D: Mechanical Engineering, 61(1-2):83-87.
  20. Simion Fl. P., C. Untaroiu, Ch. Decolon, and M. Bayer (1999). “Solving problems of elasticity three-dimensional by using potential functions”. UPB Scientific Bulletin, Series D: Mechanical Engineering, 61(1-2):69-73.

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