Clive Neal-Sturgess is the former Director of the University of Birmingham Automotive Safety Centre.
Clive has published over 170 papers, and co-authored three books. His research income is in excess of £6m.
After many years conducting research into Finite Element methods, latterly he has been active is using Continuum damage Mechanics and Entropy methods to predict the outcomes of Blunt Impact Trauma stemming from automotive crashes.
He holds two visiting chairs, at Coventry University and Birmingham City University, and is active within the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. Website: www.neal-sturgess.com
Clive Neal-Sturgess was educated at King Edward VI School Nuneaton, was a Student Apprentice, graduated with a 1st Class Honours’ Degree from Lanchester College Coventry, and took his PhD in Impact Forming at the University of Birmingham.
He held the Jaguar Chair of Automotive Engineering 1988-2004, and was formerly Head of Mechanical Engineering at Birmingham. He has spent the majority of his academic career teaching mechanics, at all levels, and researching Finite Element Methods, Continuum Damage Mechanics, and latterly injuries to car occupants and pedestrians in crashes using Entropy methods.
He is co-author of three books and currently 173 research publications.